James White broke Super Bowl records for points, catches

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Overshadowed by Tom Brady’s magic on Sunday night was that Patriots running back James White delivered a Super Bowl MVP-worthy performance.

White set two new all-time Super Bowl records in the win over the Falcons, scoring a total of 20 points and catching 14 passes.

The 20 points came on three touchdowns and a two-point conversion, and the 14 catches yielded a game-high 110 receiving yards.

“It was just a great team effort,” White said after the game. “It’s really surreal. I was just living in the moment. I wasn’t paying attention to how many catches I had, how many yards I had. I just wanted to keep moving the chains no matter what it took.”

White did more than move the chains. He made Super Bowl history.

26 responses to “James White broke Super Bowl records for points, catches

  1. It seems like someone always goes off in the Pats super bowls. Not sad it was White, but I thought it would be Lewis going into the game. Also, good of Amandola to show up! Sadly, I cant see he or Bennett being a Patriot next year.

  2. MVP? Nah not when the GOAT set a bunch of records himself and powered the comeback. But not a crazy thought.

    🙂

  3. All of White;s great plays were made possible because of all great plays made before his. Bennet, Edelman & Amondola This is what make the Patriots stand alone, it is a ultimate team effort Captained by the best QB of all time! 4x MVP Tom Brady!

  4. jonwill57 says:
    Feb 6, 2017 7:10 AM
    He should have been MVP, period.

    White would not have been a bad MVP choice, but tough to argue with a QB who is the Greatest NFL Leader of All-Time, as well as the Greatest NFL Player of All-Time, being selected the MVP.

    I am wondering why Trey Flowers is not getting more media love after his big game on the big stage. Chandler Jones and Jamie Collins, we liked you, we really do wish you well, but we did not miss you.

  5. Tom Brady threw 62 passes. That’s not a typo. Brady threw 62 passes. That’s why Bill Belichick is smarter than everyone else. He’s smart enough to know that sometimes is smarter not to try to out-smart everybody, just let Brady throw the ball 62 times.

  6. I was surprised it was so much James White and so little Lewis and Blount.
    The Falcons did a much better job of stopping the run than I expected but they could not cover White. He had the game all by himself that I expected from him and Lewis combined.

  7. terripet says:
    Feb 6, 2017 7:37 AM

    Atlanta handed them the game horrible play calling in the second half third n one run the ball they could not stop it all night
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    bye felicia.

  8. How about that 2-pt conversion? Kevin Faulk, anybody? Brilliant game for the kid, like so many Patriot unsung heroes over the years.

  9. Atlanta handed them the game horrible play calling in the second half third n one run the ball they could not stop it all night
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    bye felicia.
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    We say “bye felicia” on this site? That’s an automatic foul and 3 month banishment.

  10. terripet-u picked against Pats all playoffs with your week to week picks. Take a couple of days off my friend

  11. terripet says:
    Feb 6, 2017 7:37 AM
    Atlanta handed them…
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    Just wanted to thank you once again for guaranteeing a Pats win by picking against them. Please keep up the ‘good’ work

  12. terripet says:
    Feb 6, 2017 7:37 AM
    Atlanta handed them the game horrible play calling in the second half third n one run the ball they could not stop it all night
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    The Falcon’s didn’t hand it to them, they TOOK IT from them.

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