Patriots defeat Rams; win lowest scoring Super Bowl ever

Stephen Gostkowski kicked a field goal to put the Patriots up 13-3 in the closing minutes of Super Bowl 53. The field goal pushed the game total to just 16, setting an all-time low for the Super Bowl. Rams kicker Greg Zuerlien missed a 48-yard field goal.

The lowest scoring Super Bowl had been Super Bowl 7 in which the Dolphins defeated the Redskins 14-7 for a total of 21 points.

At halftime of Sunday’s game the Patriots and Rams were tied at 3. In the fourth quarter Patriots running back Sonny Michel was able to score from two yards out pushing the Patriots to a 10-7 lead. The Rams were within range of scoring a game tying touchdown before Stephon Gillmore was able was able to pull down an interception.