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How Julian Edelman Pulled Off One of the Craziest Catches in Super Bowl History

“I don’t know how he caught it. I don’t think he does either.”

That’s New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Jewish teammate Julian Edelman’s physics-defying catch during the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LI on Sunday night won by the Pats in overtime, 34-28.

The catch, which Edelman somehow secured between multiple defenders after the ball was tipped in the air, was a crucial part of a historic comeback. New England trailed 28-3 in the third quarter before scoring 31 unanswered points on the way to its thrilling victory — the first overtime game in Super Bowl history.

In typical goofy form, Edelman said Brady exaggerated his praise for the catch because the two have a “bromance.”

Julian Edelman on Tom Brady calling it best catch he’s seen: “I think that’s because of our bromance.” pic.twitter.com/dQYewYKVwv

— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) February 6, 2017

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