NFL: Patriots beat Seahawks for first Super Bowl win in 10 years

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12)d celebrates with his teammates after NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game against the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP)

The New England Patriots were crowned Super Bowl champions on Sunday after defeating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 to capture their first National Football League title in 10 years.

The victory put New England alongside five other teams with at least four Super Bowl wins while Tom Brady joined Hall of Famers Terry Bradshaw and childhood idol Joe Montana as the only quarterbacks with four championship rings.

Brady fired four touchdowns, including two in a frantic fourth quarter, to give him a record 13 Super Bowl touchdown passes.

Seattle had a chance to steal a dramatic win after a circus catch by Jermaine Kearse put the Seahawks deep in Patriots territory.

But a Russell Wilson pass was intercepted at the goal line by with 20 seconds to play to seal the victory. 

MVP

Quarterback Tom Brady of the New England Patriots was named the most valuable player of Sunday's Super Bowl.

Brady threw four touchdown passes, including two in the fourth quarter, in leading the Patriots to a come from behind 28-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks.

It was record smashing day for the New England quarterback who set a new mark for career Super Bowl touchdown passes with 13, smashing the old mark held by his childhood idol Joe Montana.

Brady's 37 completions was also a new Super Bowl record.  
 

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