LIVE UPDATES: Brady, Gronk help Patriots to 13-3 lead in Super Bowl LIII

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ATLANTA, Ga. (WNCN) – The New England Patriots scored the game’s first and only touchdown eight minutes into the fourth quarter en route to winning Super Bowl LIII, 13-3. 

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PHOTOS: Super Bowl LIII – New England Patriots vs. Los Angeles Rams

4Q

0:00: A last-minute field goal try for the Rams wouldn’t go. The Patriots get the ball back and run the clock down to win Super Bowl LIII.

1:12: Gostkowski tucks a 41-yard field goal inside the left post.

4:17: A play after he and Cooks nearly linked up for the touchdown to answer the Patriots, Goff throws off his back foot and is picked off by Stephon Gilmore.

7:00: New England is first to break through! Brady and Gronkowski hook up for 29 yards to set up 2-yard touchdown run from Sony Michel.

9:49: The Rams, behind Brandin Cooks and former Panther C.J. Anderson, pieced together their best drive yet. The Patriots buckled down, though, to force a ninth punt from Los Angeles.

3Q

2:11: The Rams drove as deep as New England’s 27, but Goff was sacked on third down. Still, Los Angeles got on the board thanks to a 53-yard field goal from Greg Zuerlein. 

6:33: The Rams continue to hold strong on defense. After forcing a New England punt, they’ll take over at their 24.

8:36: Another possession, another punt for the Rams. New England gets the ball at its 29.

10:33: Patriots safety Patrick Chung, who had four tackles, is injured and ruled out for the rest of the game.

13:06: Los Angeles punted for the seventh-straight time. The Patriots start from their 7.

15:00: Rams receive second-half kickoff and will start at their 25.

2Q

0:16: Rams go three-and-out in exactly a minute. 

1:16: Brady misses Gronkowski on fourth-and-1, allowing the Rams to take over on downs at their 32. 

3:57: Kyle Van Noy sacks Goff for a loss of 14, forcing the Rams to punt for the fifth time. 

6:14: New England notches the sixth punt of the first half. 

7:50: Rams are forced to punt for the fourth time. Patriots take things over at their own 10.

10:29: Julian Edelman’s excellent first half continued, but New England again had to settle for a field goal. Gostkowski converted this time from 42 yards out. 

13:58: Three possessions, three punts for Los Angeles. Patriots take over at their 37.

15:00: Rams begin the second quarter deep in their own territory.

1Q

0:12: Patriots, after getting into Ram territory for the third time, come up empty. Los Angeles takes over at its 6.

3:25: Rams again are forced to punt. Patriots defense is 2-for-2 on third-down stops. Their offense takes over at their 19-yard line. 

5:35: The Patriots manage the game’s first significant drive, but it sputtered out. Stephen Gostkowski missed a 46-yard field goal attempt. He hooked the kick left. 

12:06: Tom Brady is intercepted on his first pass attempt of Super Bowl LIII, but the Patriot defense forces Los Angeles three-and-out. 

15:00: The Rams win the toss and have deferred. New England gets the first possession in Super Bowl LIII.

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