Super Bowl 2012 Score Update: Patriots Get Field Goal, Trail Giants 9-3

Things were not going so well for the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI. A safety that resulted from Tom Brady's intentional grounding penalty on their first offensive snap had put the Pats in a 2-0 hole, and the Giants getting a touchdown on the subsequent drive made the score 9-0 in New York's favor. But Brady and the Patriots relied on some old hands on a field goal drive that cut into the Giants' lead and made the score of Super Bowl XLVI 9-3 early in the second quarter.


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On their way to field goal range, Brady found Wes Welker and Deion Branch in the passing game, and BenJarvus Green-Ellis and Welker both made plays on the ground. But a third down pass from Brady was batted down, forcing Stephen Gostkowski to come on and make a 29-yard field goal.

Brady has completed four of his six passes for 46 yards.

For more on the Patriots and their Super Bowl run, check out SB Nation's Patriots blog,Pats Pulpit as well as SB Nation Boston. For more on the Giants and their Super Bowl appearance, visit Giants blog Big Blue View and SB Nation New York. For all news and information regarding Super Bowl XLVI, please stay tuned to SB Nation's dedicated Super Bowl hub.

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