The New England Patriots are the Super Bowl winners, which means that Trey Flowers and Deatrich Wise Jr. join fellow former Razorback Andrew Benintendi as champions of their respective leagues in the same city.
This is Flowers' second Super Bowl victory as he was with the team when they won in 2017. In his four seasons in the NFL he has now been a part of three Super Bowls. In the game, Flowers recorded 3 tackles (2 solo) and had one stuff for a one yard loss. He also got to the quarterback for 2 hits. In his three Super Bowl games, Flowers now has 14 tackles, 2.5 sacks, and 2 stuffs.
Kyle Van Noy sprints through minus-B gap to force Todd Gurley further outside, where Trey Flowers has set the edge against the right tackle #PatriotsFilm pic.twitter.com/O87Cc4E10F— Patriots Film (@PatriotsFilm) February 5, 2019
Deatrich Wise Jr. had a solid game, coming up with 5 tackles, including 3 solo, and one quarterback hit. Although Wise Jr. was with the Patriots last season, this was his first Super Bowl as he missed last season's with an injury.
“No one was talking about us. We just kept quiet and moved through the playoffs. When it was our time to shine, that’s what we did.”— CBS Sports Network (@CBSSportsNet) February 4, 2019
Deatrich Wise Jr. talks about what motivated the Patriots defense before the Super Bowl. pic.twitter.com/SkPIkTTgPC
Bobby Portis has been lighting up the scoreboard over his last two games. In a win over Miami Portis had 26 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, and a block. In the following game, he scored a season high 33 points with 9 rebounds and 2 steals. Portis was 6-11 from three and 7-7 at the free throw line in the two games combined.
Patrick Beverley is still scoring in the double digits as he posted a 17 point, 8 rebound game against the Lakers in which he also had 4 assists, 2 steals, 1 block, and made 5 of 8 three pointers. Beverley also put up 12 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists against Toronto, and scored 15 points with 6 rebounds and 3 assists against Charlotte.