Super Bowl LIII between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams was a snooze fest for most of the game. Not a lot of exciting plays occurred despite the fact both teams played well on defense. With the game tied at three in the fourth-quarter, Sony Michel scored the game-winning 1-yard touchdown with seven minutes remaining in regulation, in a New England 13-3 win over Los Angeles.
This is the sixth Super Bowl title in franchise history for the New England Patriots. They are now tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers with the most Super Bowl titles in NFL History.
Michel rushed for 94 yards on 18 carries and a score. Julian Edelman won Super Bowl MVP and he caught 10 passes for 141 yards receiving. Edelman also rushed for eight yards on one carry. Tom Brady completed 21-of-35 passes for 262 yards and one interception. He also rushed for -2 yards on two carries.
The first score of the game didn’t come until the second-quarter on a Stephen Gostokowski 42-yard field goal for the Patriots. He missed a 46-yard field goal for them in the first-quarter.
Greg Zuerlein drilled a 53-yard field goal for the Rams in the third-quarter to tie the game at three.
With Los Angeles trailing 10-3 in the fourth, they had a second-and-10 at New England’s 24-yard line and Jared Goff was picked by Stephen Gillmore with 4:24 remaining in regulation.
The New England Patriots made a 41-yard field goal with 1:16 remaining in regulation. The Los Angeles Rams tried attempted a 48-yard field goal with eight seconds remaining, but they missed.
Jared Goff completed 19-of-38 passes for 229 yards and one interception. Todd Gurley rushed for 35 yards on 10 carries. He also caught one pass for -1 yards receiving. Brandin Cooks caught eight passes for 120 yards receiving.
The (2) New England Patriots (14-5) will have a Super Bowl Parade later on this week. The (2) Los Angeles Rams (15-4) season ends in bitter disappointment and a lot of people are going to talk about whether or not they should have been in the Super Bowl in the first place.