The New England Patriots captured the Super Bowl LI crown with the largest comeback effort in NFL history. The Patriots overcame a 25-point deficit and the first overtime period in Super Bowl history to earn the franchise’s fifth title.
How exactly did New England maintain its composure to forge forward and score 31 unanswered points?
Head coach Bill Belichick offered a glimpse of an explanation on Monday morning at his press conference.
Belichick says Parcels told him "In boxing, the mark of a great champion is one that can get off the mat"
— Mark Daniels (@MarkDanielsPJ) February 6, 2017
The Patriots truly did fight for this victory.