Super Bowl 51
James White scores the Super Bowl winning touchdown (Elise Amendola/AP Photo)

Super Bowl 51 will go down as possibly the greatest Super Bowl in NFL history. It had all the makings of a classic. The underdogs got a big lead in a short amount of time, taking a 21-3 lead into halftime after some crucial defensive plays. Then the dominant Patriots came back and answered the haymakers that the Falcons hit them with early on with slow, methodical play to tie the game late. Then they used one drive in overtime led by Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady to come away with the win.

But the Patriots and Falcons exchanged some big plays all night during New England’s historic comeback. (Or Atlanta’s legendary collapse.) From Julio Jones, masterful catches to the Patriots running backs seeing some great and not so great things happen and of course, the infamous Julian Edelman catch. With one incredible grab off a deflection, past receptions are seemingly erased from the minds of Patriots fans. Overall, there were some dynamic plays from the NFL’s best that made Super Bowl 51 an instant classic.

Check out the top 10 plays from Super Bowl 51, presented by Clippit. You too can capture some of the best moments on television by downloading the ClippitTV app today.

10. The Falcons strip LeGarrette Blount

9. Devonta Freeman puts in the first TD of the game

8. Patriots score a TD and 2-point conversion on some quick plays

7. Julio Jones makes his first spectacular catch of Super Bowl 51

6. Danny Amendola scores the 2-point conversion. Tie game.

5. Taylor Gabriel put Butler on skates

4. Robert Alford with an 82 yard pick-6 off Tom Brady

3. Julio Jones makes a spectacular catch along the sidelines

2. Julian Edelman made a fantastic catch

1. James White scores the game-winning touchdown


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