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Seahawks' Jermaine Kearse Makes Ridiculous Catch in Final Minutes of Super Bowl

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Kyle NewportFeatured Columnist IVJanuary 2, 2017

The University of Phoenix Stadium has given the New England Patriots plenty of unfortunate moments in Super Bowl play.

In the same stadium that New York Giants receiver David Tyree made the legendary helmet catch, Seattle Seahawks receiver Jermaine Kearse made a catch that may have been even more unbelievable.

With the Seahawks looking to score the go-ahead touchdown late in the fourth quarter Sunday night, New England cornerback Malcolm Butler did what he could to break up a deep pass from Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson to Kearse. However, the ball took a couple of Seattle bounces and stayed up long enough for Kearse to make the catch while he lay on the ground.

Unfortunately for the Seahawks, Wilson threw an interception a couple of plays later to essentially end the game, 28-24. Butler was the one who came up with the game-sealing pick:


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