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Super Bowl XXXIX (2005)  link to Super Bowl XXXIX on IMDb  

Number: 2712

poster Super Bowl XXXIX

IMDb Rating:
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6.6/10 (488 votes)

Country: USA,

Spoken Languages: English, French

Genre(s): Sport

Director(s): Bob Levy

Video Codec: Unknown

The 39th renewal of the AFC-NFC World Championship Game pitted the New England Patriots, two-time defending champions, against the Philidelphia Eagles, who hadn't won a championship of any sort in almost 50 years. The Eagles had star quarterback Donovan McNabb to lead the team, opposite star Patriot quarterback Tom Brady. The Patriots were seven-point favorites and had won fourteen of sixteen regular-season games, based in large part on the running of new fullback Corey Dillon, acquired from the Cincinatti Bengals in the off-season. The Eagles, meanwhile, had made their own big-name free-agent acquisition in wide receiver Terrell Owens from the San Francisco Forty-Niners; the Eagles' new receiver was as famous for his flashy behavior and penchant for speaking out to anyone as for his play on the field. Thanks to him, McNabb, and running back Brian Westbrook, the Eagles won 13 games, the most in franchise history. The Patriots' new fullback was long judged to be a source of trouble in ...



photo Troy Aikman Troy Aikman Self - Commentator
photo Bill Belichick Bill Belichick Self - New England Patriots Head Coach
photo Terry Bradshaw Terry Bradshaw Self
photo Tom Brady Tom Brady Self - New England Patriots Quarterback
photo Deion Branch Deion Branch Self - New England Patriots Wide Receiver

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Loaned: No

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