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04:30  04 february  2019
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Super Bowl IX: The Minnesota Vikings recovered a blocked punt in the end zone but did not convert the extra On two occasions a team has played in a Super Bowl hosted in its metropolitan area but in a different stadium: The Los Angeles Rams ^ " Records set /tied in Super Bowl XLVIII". Fox Sports.

Punt Returns. Records updated through the 2014 season. Dana McLemore, San Francisco, 1 game. Most Punt Returns, Game. 6. Mike Nelms, Washington vs. Miami, XVII Desmond Howard, Green Bay vs. New England, XXXI.

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If the Los Angeles Rams were hoping to make NFL history on Sunday night, it probably didn't include this stat. With the offense struggling mightily against the New England Patriots, the Rams became the first team in Super Bowl history to punt on their first seven possessions of the game.

In fact, they took it a step further with a punt on each of their first eight possessions, two clear of the previous Super Bowl record.

But there is some good news! On Johnny Hekker's eighth punt of the game, he also set a record. He booted it 65 yards, which is a Super Bowl record by 1 yard, previously held by Patriots punter Ryan Allen.

Coincidentally, Hekker and Allen both went to Oregon State, squaring off in a competition for the starting job.

"Wasn't much of a controversy," Allen told USA TODAY Sports. "Long story short, as we were coming to Oregon State, he was told that we had a competition for the punter position, and I was told the same. … We ended up becoming good buddies, and we still are today. There was never any spite or hate coming from either end. We were pretty close throughout our entire time there together."

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There were many records set in the back-and-forth battle between the Patriots and Eagles in Super Bowl LII, including one the Patriots were hoping to avoid: New England tied the Denver Broncos’ record for most Super Bowl losses with their Here’s the full list of records set in Super Bowl LII

If you can't watch Super Bowl LIII live, here's how to DVR and record it or watch a replay of it Unable to watch the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl 53? He’s also completed a pass for a two -point conversion. In college, Hekker beat out current Patriots punter Ryan


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