Super Bowl 49 First Half Recap: Patriots & Seahawks Tied At 14 After Two

Super Bowl 49 got off to a quiet start, but the second quarter saw things really start to pick up.

The first quarter blazed by in record time, and the only real highlight was Tom Brady's red zone interception. The second quarter brought us four touchdowns, with both teams starting to find a groove on offense.

Biggest Surprise:

Russell Wilson. It took Wilson until late in the second quarter to get going, and while he eventually started finding his receivers, he and the Seahawks got off to a much choppier start than anyone outside of New England anticipated.

New England Key Player:

Tom Brady. Despite the terrible pass that led to his first-quarter interception, Brady has been on point, and finished the half 20/27 with 177 passing yards, 2 TDs and the one pick.

Seattle Key Player:

Marshawn Lynch. Beast Mode had his sideline stash of Skittles ready for the game, and he's been reaping the benefits so far. While the rest of his offense looked off until the final minutes of the first half, the man they call Beast Mode will be the key to a Seattle comeback in the second half.

Who Has The Edge?

Right now, this one is dead even - while the Patriots have looked slightly more comfortable moving the ball, Seattle started to find a rhythm late in the second half...and this one is still anyone's game.

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