Super Bowl recap: Eagles defeat Patriots, fans celebrate in the streets
Get live updates and analysis here as the Eagles face the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
Fans took to the streets in celebration after the Eagles defeated the New England Patriots, 41-33, in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Sunday night, winning the team's first Vince Lombardi Trophy. The street celebrations were rowdy at times, with pole climbers, fighting, smashed windows and toppled awnings. Now, fans are waiting for information about the victory parade.
From pre-game anticipation to the play-by-play to the post-game celebrations, here's a recap of Super Bowl Sunday in Philadelphia. Click here for the full game play-by-play. Click here for the box score.
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Here are more things to know about the game, courtesy of colleague Ed Barkowitz:
TV: NBC (Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya)
Radio: 94WIP (Merrill Reese, Mike Quick, Howard Eskin); 105.7-FM La Mega in Spanish (Rickie Ricardo, Gus Salazar, Maria Berral)
Online streaming: Click here
Line and over-under: A few hours before kickoff, the Patriots were -4 or -4.5 depending on the sports book. Vegas Vic opened the Patriots at minus 6 with an over/under of 48. He dropped it to 4.5 last Sunday, which is where it's been since. The total has hovered at 48 or 48.5.
Referee: The Eagles are 10-3 when Gene Steratore has been the lead official, including five consecutive wins dating back to 2013, according to Pro-Football-Reference.com. He was the ref when the Eagles trashed the Broncos, 51-23, this season. He also was reffing when the Eagles beat Detroit, 56-21, in 2007 and Carolina, 45-21, in 2014. New England is 12-5 in games he has been in charge of, including wins this year over Atlanta and Buffalo.