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Sunday, February 5, 2012
Snapshots: Second-half photos


INDIANAPOLIS -- Moments from the second half of Super Bowl XLVI:

Aaron Hernandez
Aaron Hernandez hauled in a 12-yard touchdown pass on the Patriots' first drive of the second half.

Tom Brady
Tom Brady touches the MHK patch on his jersey -- in honor of Robert Kraft's late wife -- and points to the sky after throwing a third-quarter touchdown pass.

Super Bowl

Eli Manning
Eli Manning gets hit as he releases this third-quarter pass.

Sterling Moore and Patrick Chung celebrate after a sack of Eli Manning.

Chase Blackburn
Chase Blackburn boxed out Rob Gronkowski to intercept this Tom Brady pass.

Wes Welker
If Wes Welker had caught this 2nd-and-11 Tom Brady pass, the Patriots would have had the ball inside the 20 with 4:06 remaining and could have put the game away.

Mario Manningham's tightrope act on the sideline keyed the Giants' winning drive.

Ahmad Bradshaw
Ahmad Bradshaw tries to hold up before falling into the end zone to score the go-ahead touchdown with 57 seconds in the game. The Patriots were letting him score in order to get the ball back sooner.

Super Bowl
Rob Gronkowski, far left, had a chance on Tom Brady's Hail Mary as time expired, but his dive for the ball came up short.

Wes Welker
Wes Welker walks off the field after the Patriots' last-gasp Hail Mary fell to the ground as time expired.

Tom Brady
Tom Brady walked off the field dejected as the Giants celebrated in the background.

Bill Belichick
Bill Belichick walks off the field after the loss.

Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was comforted by his wife, Gisele Bundchen, after the game.