Faces of defeat: Patriots players and fans react to Super Bowl LII loss

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In the wildest shootout in Super Bowl history, unheralded Nick Foles outdueled legendary Tom Brady to lead the Philadelphia Eagles to a Super Bowl title, defeating the New England Patriots 41-33.

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<p>New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) walks off the field after Super Bowl LII against the Philadelphia Eagles at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) walks off the field after Super Bowl LII against the Philadelphia Eagles at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

<p>New England Patriots offensive guard Joe Thuney (62) helps quarterback Tom Brady (12) up after losing to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

New England Patriots offensive guard Joe Thuney (62) helps quarterback Tom Brady (12) up after losing to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

<p>Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots speaks to the media after losing to the Philadelphia Eagles 41-33 in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images) </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots speaks to the media after losing to the Philadelphia Eagles 41-33 in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

<p>New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick walks off the field after the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick walks off the field after the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

<p>Dejected New England Patriots fans during 4th quarter of Super Bowl LII. The New England Patriots play the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Feb. 4, 2018. (Photo by Stan Grossfeld/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

Dejected New England Patriots fans during 4th quarter of Super Bowl LII. The New England Patriots play the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Feb. 4, 2018. (Photo by Stan Grossfeld/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

<p>Brandon King #36 of the New England Patriots walks offsides the field after his team lost 41-33 to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

Brandon King #36 of the New England Patriots walks offsides the field after his team lost 41-33 to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

<p>New England Patriots’ Tom Brady sits on the bench after losing a fumble during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

New England Patriots’ Tom Brady sits on the bench after losing a fumble during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

<p>New England Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski walks off the field after the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

New England Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski walks off the field after the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

<p>New England Patriots’ Tom Brady sits on the field after the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

New England Patriots’ Tom Brady sits on the field after the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

<p>New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) walks off the field after the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) walks off the field after the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

<p>Philadelphia Eagles’ Derek Barnett (96) celebrates after recovering a fumble by New England Patriots’ Tom Brady, sitting, during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Matt York) </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

Philadelphia Eagles’ Derek Barnett (96) celebrates after recovering a fumble by New England Patriots’ Tom Brady, sitting, during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Matt York)

<p>New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) leaves the field after the loss. The New England Patriots play the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Feb. 4, 2018. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) leaves the field after the loss. The New England Patriots play the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Feb. 4, 2018. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

<p>New England Patriots’ Johnson Bademosi (29) and Nate Solder walk off the field after the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

New England Patriots’ Johnson Bademosi (29) and Nate Solder walk off the field after the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

<p>New England Patriots fans react as time winds down in the fourth quarter of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game between the Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles in Minneapolis, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

New England Patriots fans react as time winds down in the fourth quarter of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game between the Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles in Minneapolis, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

<p>Kathleen Doherty, center, of Woburn, Mass., reacts with other fans at a Boston bar while watching the New England Patriots’ final drive during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game between the Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles in Minneapolis, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

Kathleen Doherty, center, of Woburn, Mass., reacts with other fans at a Boston bar while watching the New England Patriots’ final drive during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game between the Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles in Minneapolis, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

<p>Quarterback Tom Brady leaves the field after losing Super Bowl LII to the Philadelphia Eagles at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on February 4, 2018. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

Quarterback Tom Brady leaves the field after losing Super Bowl LII to the Philadelphia Eagles at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on February 4, 2018. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

<p>Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots walks off the field after his teams 41-33 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots walks off the field after his teams 41-33 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

<p>Tom Brady #12 and Ted Karras #75 of the New England Patriots walk off the field after their teams 41-33 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

Tom Brady #12 and Ted Karras #75 of the New England Patriots walk off the field after their teams 41-33 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

<p>Johnson Bademosi #29 of the New England Patriots reacts after losing to the Philadelphia Eagles 41-33 in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) </p>
Patriots lose Super Bowl LII

Johnson Bademosi #29 of the New England Patriots reacts after losing to the Philadelphia Eagles 41-33 in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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