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Super Bowl: Nick Foles makes TD catch while Tom Brady drops the ball

Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles completed a touchdown drive on gutsy trick play, cementing himself in NFL history as the first quarterback to throw and catch a touchdown in the Super Bowl.

Eagles QB makes historic touchdown catch late in 2nd quarter

Eagles quarterback Nick Foles makes a clutch grab from tight end Trey Burton for a touchdown late in the first half of Super Bowl LII. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

A lot was made of the lopsided Tom Brady vs. Nick Foles matchup in the lead-up to Super Bowl LII.

Brady is a five-time Super Bowl champion. Foles has never been a full season starter in his six years of pro football.

But the numbers on paper didn't matter once the quarterbacks took to the field for the championship game on Sunday, and Foles gave fans a reason to believe he's not to be underestimated.

Early in the second quarter, the Patriots attempted a trick play with Brady on the receiving end of a Danny Amendola pass. But Brady couldn't quite make the catch.

It was a play the Patriots had attempted and executed earlier in the season against the Eagles.

But then the Eagles did something no one was expecting. And they did it on fourth and goal with 38 seconds left in the second. A gutsy call, to say the least.

The trick play landed the ball right in the hands of Foles for the touchdown.

What Brady couldn't, Foles could.

Needless to say, the internet exploded.

Foles cemented himself in NFL history as the first player to throw and catch a touchdown in the Super Bowl. 

Not even Brady can say he's done that.

The Eagles went on to claim their first Super Bowl title with a 41-33 victory over the Patriots. Foles, who threw for 373 yards and three touchdowns, was also crowned the game's MVP

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