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WATCH: James White caps 90-yard drive with touchdown run for New England Patriots

James White capped off a 90-yard drive with a touchdown run for the New England Patriots late in the second quarter of Super Bowl LII.
James White capped off a 90-yard drive with a touchdown run for the New England Patriots late in the second quarter of Super Bowl LII.

Running back James White rushed for a 26-yard touchdown and drew the New England Patriots to within one score of the Philadelphia Eagles with 2:04 to play in the first half of Super Bowl LII from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. On first-and-10 from Philadelphia’s 26-yard line, White took a handoff on the left hash, propelled himself through three tackle attempts and scampered the final 11 yards to the end zone for New England’s first touchdown of the game. Despite a missed extra point, the Patriots trimmed the deficit down to one possession, 15-12.

One play before White rushed for the touchdown, quarterback Tom Brady fired a pass deep down the right side of the field for wide receiver Chris Hogan for a 43-yard gain. Hogan caught the ball at midfield in open space, turned upfield and got an extra 24 yards.

New England’s first touchdown drive of the game was set up by an interception by Eagles quarterback Nick Foles.

Well done, @dharm32! #SBLII pic.twitter.com/bD2jxWP3LC

— NFL (@NFL) February 5, 2018