Philadelphia Eagles defeat New England Patriots to win first Super Bowl in franchise history

The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII on Sunday night.

The Eagles scored first with a field goal in the first quarter and were ahead 22-12 at halftime after two quarters of trick plays and missed extra points on both sides. The Eagles briefly fell behind in the fourth quarter but regained the lead on a touchdown by Zach Ertz with just over two minutes remaining in the game.

After New England took possession, Philadelphia defensive end Brandon Graham punched the ball out of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s clutches with 2:09 left, and Eagles defensive end Derek Barnett recovered the fumble.

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