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On February 3rd, 2002, just months after second-year quarterback Tom Brady replaced an injured Drew Bledsoe, the New England Patriots were in the Super Bowl.
It was only the Patriots' third Super Bowl appearance and they came into the game as 14-point underdogs to "The Greatest Show on Turf" and the St. Louis Rams, who were led by MVP quarterback Kurt Warner, wide receivers Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt, and running back Marshall Faulk.
The New England defense played great and Brady threw for a modest 92 yards and a touchdown.
Until the final drive.
Tied at 17-17 and with 1:21 left in the game, Brady picked apart the St. Louis defense. The drive was highlighted by a 23-yard pass to wide receiver Troy Brown with 29 seconds to go to move the ball to the Rams' 36.
Three plays later, kicker Adam Vinateri hit a 48-yard field goal to win the Super Bowl.
Brady finished with 145 yards, a touchdown, a Super Bowl MVP and the start of a legacy.