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People and Players Involved in Patriots Super Bowl Victory Relived the Moment

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The New England Patriots are reigning Super Bowl Champions for a couple more days and Sports Illustrated sat down with multiple players to get their insight of the final moments of Super Bowl XLIX.

Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork never had any doubt, offensive guard Dan Connolly couldn't watch, and a bookie watched all of his money disappear.

"I told my wife, it's impossible that we will lose this ball game," Wilfork said. "This was two weeks before we played it. I don't think we had one bad day of practice the whole season."

Sports Illustrated also spoke with former running back Shane Vereen, former defensive end Akeem Ayers, former cornerback Darrelle Revis, former Seahawks wide receivers Chris Matthews and Jermaine Kearse, and NBC's Al Michaels and Chris Collinsworth.

Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler is the only active member of the Patriots to feature in the report, because he's probably contractually obligated to mention that he won the Super Bowl on a daily basis. It's probably more revealing that players no-longer under the Patriots umbrella are the ones speaking because fans will now have an unfiltered view into their actual thoughts.

Go take a look. It's pretty great.