The New England Patriots are Super Bowl champions for the sixth time, and they have set and tied many NFL records as a result.
The Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 in Sunday night's Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta to claim their second Lombardi Trophy in three seasons. It also marks the second time the Patriots have beaten the Rams franchise in a Super Bowl (XXXVI during 2001 season).
New England's historic win will re-write the history books for NFL playoff history.
Here's a recap of some of the history made by the Patriots in Super Bowl LIII.
--Six Super Bowl titles ties the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most all-time.
--The Patriots' 37th playoff win in franchise history is a new record, passing the Pittsburgh Steelers (36).
--The Pats extended their own NFL record for most postseason wins in a decade to 16. They set the new record with their 15th win of the decade in the AFC Championship Game two weeks ago. Before that, the record was held by New England (2000s), Dallas (1970s) and Pittsburgh (1970s), with 14 postseason wins in a decade.
--The Patriots improved their all-time franchise mark in the playoffs to 37-20 (.649), which is the best playoff winning percentage in NFL history among teams that have played at least 15 playoff games.
Here are the current standings (minimum 15 games):
New England Patriots 37-20 .649
Baltimore Ravens 15-9 .625*
Green Bay Packers 34-22 .607
San Francisco 49ers 30-20 .600
Pittsburgh Steelers 36-25 .590
* -- does not include team's postseason record when located in Cleveland
--Patriots head coach Bill Belichick ties George Halas and Curly Lambeau for the most NFL championships by a head coach.
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