Tom Brady, again, made Super Bowl history. And he did it without even throwing a touchdown.
With the 13-3 victory against the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII Sunday night, the New England Patriots quarterback set the record for most Super Bowl victories by any player in league history with six.
Brady’s record in Super Bowls is now 6-3, and he avoided breaking the dubious record belonging to former Bills quarterback Jim Kelly for most Super Bowl losses by a quarterback with four. He also avoided becoming the fourth quarterback in NFL history to lose consecutive Super Bowls.
Brady had been tied with former Cowboys and 49ers pass rusher Charles Haley with five victories in Super Bowls.
Against the Rams, Brady completed 21 of 35 passes for 262 yards with no touchdowns and one interception.
Similarly, Patriots coach Bill Belichick tightened his grip on NFL history, extending his hold on the most Super Bowl victories. He now has six, which is two more than former Steelers coach Chuck Noll. He also became the oldest head coach in history – at 66 years old – to win the big game, taking the mark from former Giants coach and current Jaguars executive vice president of football operations Tom Coughlin, who won the game at 65 years old when New York toppled the Patriots, 21-17, in Super Bowl XLVI.
This marked the third consecutive time the Patriots had made the Super Bowl.
Brady, 41, just completed his 19th season in the NFL and won his first Lombardi Trophy in February 2002 when he helped beat the then-St. Louis Rams 20-17 in Super Bowl XXXVI.
He also became the oldest quarterback in NFL history to win a Super Bowl.
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