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It was crazy how many records were broken in this Super Bowl

Rob Bradford
February 05, 2018 - 12:16 am

Super Bowl LII will be remembered for a ton of reasons, most notably the fact that the Patriots landed on the short end of a 41-33 loss to the Eagles.

But along the way in the Pats' defeat were a ton of Super Bowl/postseason records that were either tied or broken. Here is a list:

Most combined total yards: 1,151.

Most passing yards in a postseason game: 505, Tom Brady.

Most points by a losing team: 33.

Most total passing yards in a Super Bowl: 874.

Most Super Bowl appearances by a quarterback: 8, Tom Brady.

Most career touchdown passes in Super Bowl: 18, Tom Brady.

Most passing attempts in a Super Bowl without an interception: 48, Tom Brady (ties his own record from 2008).

Playoff touchdowns for a QB/receiver duo:  12, Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski (ties Joe Montana and Jerry Rice).

First player to throw and catch a touchdown pass in the Super Bowl: Nick Foles.

Most postseason passing yards in history: 10,226, Tom Brady.

Most completions of 20 or more yards in a single Super Bowl: Tom Brady.

Longest field goal kicked by a rookie in a Super Bowl: 46 yards, Jake Elliott.

Most Super Bowl appearances by a franchise: 10, Patriots.

Most Super Bowl losses by a single franchise: 5, Patriots.

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