Greatest Comebacks In Super Bowl History

The Super Bowl is only a few days away, and NFL fans are eagerly anticipating what is expected to be a very exciting game between the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots. Opening betting odds had the Patriots as -5.5 point favorites but now that line has dropped a point with the Patriots now only -4.5 point favorites over the Eagles on Sunday, February 4th, 2018 at U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

In honor of the Super Bowl, we decided to look at some of the past Super Bowl games to determine the greatest comebacks in Super Bowl history. Do you think the Patriots will need a come from behind victory to defeat the Eagles, or will they be able to handle them easily? You can wager on Tom Brady and the New England Patrios to cover the -4.5 point spread over the Philadelphia Eagles at these Super Bowl betting sites that accept players from the USA and Canada for Superbowl 52.

5. SUPER BOWL XLVI: Patriots vs Giants

The Giants faced an eight point deficit in the third quarter after Tom Brady connected with Aaron Hernandez on a 12 yard touchdown pass, giving the Patriots a 17-9 lead. The Giants chipped away at the lead with two field goals, but they were still down 17-15 with 3:53 left on the clock.

Eli Manning once again led a game-winning drive against the Patriots, with Ahmad Bradshaw scoring a touchdown with 1:04 left on the clock to give the Giants the win.

4. SUPER BOWL XXV: Giants vs Bills

It seems the Giants make it a habit to mount comebacks in all their Super Bowl wins. This time around, the Giants faced a nine point deficit against the Bills after backup quarterback Jeff Hostetler got sacked in the end zone.

The Giants cut the lead to 12-10 at the half and eventually took the lead when Matt Bahr knocked in a 21-yarder to put them up 20–19. The Bills had a chance to win the game in the closing seconds but Scott Norwood missed a 47 yarder with nine seconds left on the clock.

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3. SUPER BOWL XLIV: Saints vs Colts

The Saints quickly fell behind the Colts 10-0, but Drew Brees led them back and took a 13-10 lead in the third quarter. Joseph Addai gave the Colts a 17-13 lead, but the Saints fought back and took a 24-17 lead late in the fourth quarter. They were able to hold off a last minute comeback by Peyton Manning when Tracy Porter picked Manning off and returned the interception for a touchdown, sealing the win for the Saints.

2. SUPER BOWL XLIX: Patriots vs Seahawks

The Patriots faced a 10 point deficit in the fourth quarter and looked like they were headed to another Super Bowl loss, when Tom Brady found Danny Amendola for a 4-yard touchdown with 7:55 left. Brady connected with Julian Edelman for another touchdown with two minutes left in the game, giving the Patriots the lead.

The Seahawks looked like they were about to win the game after Marshawn Lynch ran to the Patriots one yard line, but Russell Wilson threw an interception that ended the game.

1. SUPER BOWL LI: Patriots vs Falcons

The Patriots find themselves on top of this list thanks to their improbable comeback against the Atlanta Falcons in last year’s Super Bowl.
The Patriots were down 25 with six minutes left in the third quarter and had a 0.5 percent chance of pulling a comeback, but Brady led the team back and they were able to force overtime and win the game.

February 3, 2018 by : Posted in 2018 No Comments

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