Patriots Lead Seahawks 14-7 During Second Quarter of Super BowlDex McLuskey
The New England Patriots scored a touchdown to take a 14-7 lead over the Seattle Seahawks near the end of the second quarter of the Super Bowl.
Rob Gronkowski hauled in a 22-yard pass by New England quarterback Tom Brady for a touchdown with 31 seconds to play in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
New England opened the scoring on an 11-yard pass from Brady to Brandon LaFell for a touchdown with 9:51 left in the second quarter. Marshawn Lynch responded for the Seahawks with a three-yard scoring run with 2:16 to play in the first half.
The Seahawks are seeking to become the fist team since the Patriots after the 2003 and 2004 seasons to win the Super Bowl in consecutive seasons. New England won three of its seven prior appearances in the title game.