By Nick Ziegler
In Super Bowl 52, the New England Patriots lost to the Philadelphia Eagles in a high-scoring game. Here are three reasons why they lost.
The New England Patriots came into Super Bowl 52 hoping to repeat as champions. Unfortunately, the Philadelphia Eagles had other plans.
To start the game, the Eagles were able to get the lead quickly on New England with a nice long drive that resulted in a field goal. The Patriots would respond rather quickly with a field goal of their own. After that, the scoring would get going.
Both the Eagles and the Patriots had no answer for the other team’s offense, as this game ended up being one of the highest scoring affairs in Super Bowl history. With the high score came a lot of yards, as two teams combined for over 1,000 total yards.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady set a Super Bowl record with 505 passing yards in the loss. Even though the Patriots had one of the best offensive games in Super Bowl history, it wasn’t enough to beat the Eagles. While the Patriots played great on offense, so did the...