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Super Bowl 53

| Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, 8:27 a.m.
The New England Patriots celebrate after the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
The New England Patriots celebrate after the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Gladys Knight sings the national anthem before NFL Super Bowl 53, Sunday, February 3, 2019 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)
Gladys Knight sings the national anthem before NFL Super Bowl 53, Sunday, February 3, 2019 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)
New England Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski (3) attempts a field goal against Los Angeles Rams during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. Gostkowski missed the field goal.(AP Photo/Morry Gash)
New England Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski (3) attempts a field goal against Los Angeles Rams during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. Gostkowski missed the field goal.(AP Photo/Morry Gash)
New England Patriots' Sony Michel dives for a touchdown during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
New England Patriots' Sony Michel dives for a touchdown during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady #12 calls signals against the Los Angeles Rams during NFL Super Bowl 53, Sunday, February 3, 2019 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady #12 calls signals against the Los Angeles Rams during NFL Super Bowl 53, Sunday, February 3, 2019 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)
New England Patriots' Tom Brady (12) celebrates a touchdown during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
New England Patriots' Tom Brady (12) celebrates a touchdown during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
oLos Angeles Rams' Greg Zuerlein (4) kicks a field goal as Johnny Hekker (6) holds during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. At left is New England Patriots' Jonathan Jones (31). (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
oLos Angeles Rams' Greg Zuerlein (4) kicks a field goal as Johnny Hekker (6) holds during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. At left is New England Patriots' Jonathan Jones (31). (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Adam Levine of Maroon 5 performs during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game between the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Adam Levine of Maroon 5 performs during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game between the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
New England Patriots' Julian Edelman is interviewed after the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
New England Patriots' Julian Edelman is interviewed after the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Los Angeles Rams linebacker Cory Littleton (58) runs down New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (11) during NFL Super Bowl 53, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 in Atlanta. The Patriots defeated the Rams 13-3. (AP Photo/Doug Benc)
Los Angeles Rams linebacker Cory Littleton (58) runs down New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (11) during NFL Super Bowl 53, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 in Atlanta. The Patriots defeated the Rams 13-3. (AP Photo/Doug Benc)
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick celebrates in the confetti after the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick celebrates in the confetti after the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
New England Patriots' Tom Brady holds his daughter Vivian, after the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
New England Patriots' Tom Brady holds his daughter Vivian, after the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Los Angeles Rams' Jared Goff (16) reacts after his pass was intercepted during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Los Angeles Rams' Jared Goff (16) reacts after his pass was intercepted during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Los Angeles Rams players sit dejected on the bench during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Los Angeles Rams players sit dejected on the bench during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Los Angeles Rams' Jared Goff (16) gets sacked by New England Patriots' Kyle Van Noy (53) during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Los Angeles Rams' Jared Goff (16) gets sacked by New England Patriots' Kyle Van Noy (53) during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
New England Patriots' Stephon Gilmore (24) intercepts a pass intended for Los Angeles Rams' Brandin Cooks (12), during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
New England Patriots' Stephon Gilmore (24) intercepts a pass intended for Los Angeles Rams' Brandin Cooks (12), during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
New England Patriots' Rob Gronkowski (87) prepares to make a catch against Los Angeles Rams' Samson Ebukam (50) during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
New England Patriots' Rob Gronkowski (87) prepares to make a catch against Los Angeles Rams' Samson Ebukam (50) during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
New England Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski (3) gestures after scoring a field goal, during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots defeated the Rams 13-3.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
New England Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski (3) gestures after scoring a field goal, during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots defeated the Rams 13-3.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
New England Patriots' Kyle Van Noy celebrates in confetti on the turf after the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
New England Patriots' Kyle Van Noy celebrates in confetti on the turf after the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

The New England Patriots added even more luster to the franchise's rich championship history on Sunday.

Their victory over the Los Angeles Rams put a stamp on a season that started 1-2, but ended with New England becoming the first team since the undefeated 1972 Miami Dolphins to win the Super Bowl after losing it the previous season.

New England is now tied with Pittsburgh at six Super Bowl titles apiece. The Patriots also improved to 41-1 in the Bill Belichick-Tom Brady era after shutting out an opponent in the first half, including the postseason. Brady is also the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl at age 41. Belichick is the oldest coach to hoist the Lombardi Trophy at age 66.

With his sixth ring, Brady has broken a tie with Hall of Famer Charles Haley for the most all-time by a player.

The low-scoring manner the Patriots won on Sunday also produced records.

The 13 points scored by New England matched the lowest total the team has scored in any of Brady's 40 postseason starts. This was the first of Brady's nine Super Bowl appearances in which he did not throw a touchdown.

It was his fifth postseason game without a TD pass. The Patriots are now 5-0 in those games.

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