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Best Of Social Media: Super Bowl LIII Patriots vs Rams

Robert Alvarez
2 years ago at 9:30 am ET
Posted Under: 2018 Patriots playoffs

Best Of Social Media: Super Bowl LIII Patriots vs RamsChristopher Hanewinckel - USA TODAY Sports

For the fourth time in five years, the New England Patriots earned the opportunity to capture yet another Lombardi trophy.

Their opponent, fittingly enough, was the same Rams franchise that on the same date 17 years earlier, the Patriots defeated for their first championship.

Check out all the highlights from social media during Super Bowl LIII below.

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Family and Football ❤️❤️ #LFG

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Still Here. Never Left.

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The best is ready to begin. #GrowingPats

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“Time is an illusion.” – Albert Einstein

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For the eighth time in the last nine Patriots Super Bowls, the team was held scoreless in the first quarter. 0-0 after one.

A Stehpen Gostkowski field goal gave the Patriots a 3-lead at the half in a surprise defensive battle between both teams.

A Greg Zuerlein 53 Yd Field Goal knotted the game at 3-3 late in the third, but the Patriots defense continued its domination of the Rams.

With the game still tied at three with seven left in the 4th quarter, the Patriots offense at last put together the first (and only) touchdown drive of the game.

Leading by ten with under five to play, the Rams appeared to be in position to tie the game.

Stephon Gilmore had other plans.

The interception by Gilmore led to a Patriots Super Bowl clinching drive when Stephen Gostkowski redeemed his first quarter miss with a 41 yard Field Goal to push the lead to seal a 13-3 championship win.

For the sixth time since 2001, the Patriots were Super Bowl champions.

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THE W.

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Family and Football! ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Super Bowl LIII Champs!!!

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CHAMPS! #LFG

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The GOAT. #SixRings

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Boston, we’re coming for you.

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Still here

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MAMA WE MADE IT!!

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3 time

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My why! Super Bowl Champs baby!!!!!!

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Did it!

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Well…. last night was fun lol @alexbrandy

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What a week! @atlsuperbowl53 Champs!

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Mood……. Champ!!!! #picworth1000words

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#champs

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So blessed!! Dope!

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Posted Under: 2018 Patriots playoffs
Tags: Adrian Clayborn Bill Belichick Brandon King Chris Hogan Cordarrelle Patterson Danny Shelton David Andrews Deatrich Wise Devin McCourty Dont'a Hightower Duron Harmon J.C. Jackson James White Jason McCourty Jonathan Jones josh gordon Julian Edelman Kyle Van Noy Lawrence Guy Nate Ebner Patrick Chung Rex Burkhead Rob Gronkowski Stephon Gilmore Tom Brady

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