The lesson of Super Bowl LI is this: never, ever, ever give up.

In case you went to bed early last night, the New England Patriots (led by the greatest quarterback in history, Tom Brady), achieved an epic comeback overtime victory over the Atlanta Falcons, 34 to 28.

But while the final score matters most, here are 51 other figures and statistics you need to know to say you really understood the game:

$28.8 million

Brady's annual salary

$15.8 million

Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan's annual salary

$5 million

Cost per Super Bowl commercial.

$1.1 million

Biggest losing bet in Las Vegas.

$235,294

Amount that Brady lost due to his four-game suspension this year.

$107,000

Bonus paid to each New England Patriot player for winning the Super Bowl.

$53,000

Bonus paid to each Atlanta Falcons player for appearing in the Super Bowl.

1967

Year of the first Super Bowl, which by the way got its name as a sort of homage to the "super ball" toy, which was all the rage back then.

700 feet

Waiver, from government officials, required for the drones in Lady Gaga's halftime show.

466

Number of yards Brady passed for.

$466

Amount of money that Patriots long snapper Joe Cardona, who is a Navy Reserve officer, would have earned if he'd attended reserve drill instead of playing in the Super Bowl.

300

Number of drones involved in Lady Gaga's halftime show.

284

Number of yards Matt Ryan threw for.

198

Number of players picked before Brady in the 2000 NFL draft.

$172

Amount, in millions, that Robert Kraft paid to buy the Patriots in 1994.

84

84 Lumber, name of company whose draft ad was rejected for being too political, given that it (portrayed Trump's border wall with Mexico.

82

Yards returned for touchdown, which was a big deal at the time but didn't affect the outcome in the end.

80%

percentage of Super bowl ads that have no affect on sales

51

Years it took to get an overtime super bowl

51

Also, number of game winning drives Tom Brady now has in history

38%

Percent of Twitter users calling for a boycott of Budweiser because of its pro-immigration commercial.

34 to 28

Final score.

31

Number of unanswered points the patriots scored to win.

30

Number of key plays according to Brady, in his postgame interview.

28

Number of points Atlanta scored in first half.

28

Number of points Atlanta scored in entire game.

$27

Estimated CPM paid by advertisers (cost per thousand people reached).

25

Deficit that the patriots faced at the nadir of the game from their perspective.

23

Yards that Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman gained on an unbelievable play ot heep the Patriots' dream alive.

15

Length of Lady Gaga's halftime show, in minutes. (It seemed longer, right?)

14

Number of players on Patriots and Falcons, combined, who earned more than $5 million in 2016.

$13

Rough average hourly wage earned by people working concessions at the Super Bowl.

12.5

Minimum pounds per square inch for an NFL football, which literally nobody cares about anymore.

12

Uniform number of the greatest QB in the history of the NFL.

10

Previous biggest deficit that any team had ever overcome in a Super Bowl.

10

Additional number of seasons Brady insists he wants to play.

8

Number of times Patriots have been in super bowl (spoiler alert, they've now won 5).

7

Estimated minutes after victory before President Trump tweeted.

6%

State income tax that Atlanta Falcons players have to pay on their winnings.

6

Number of Super Bowls won by the Pittsburgh Steelers have (one more than the Patriots).

5.1%

State income tax that New England Patriots have to pay on their winnings.

5

Easy. Number of Patriots Super Bowl wins.

4

Years in a row there's been an avocado commercial during the Super Bowl.

4

Games Tom Brady was suspended, not that it matters anymore.

4

Also, times Brady has now been Super Bowl MVP.

3

Total points Patriots scored in first half.

3

Number of overtly pro-immigration commercials, including Budweiser, Coca-Cola, and Air Bnb

2

2-point conversion, which the Patriots had to execute twice to come back.

1

Teams that have won the Super Bowl in overtime.

0

Minutes that NFL commissioner Roger Goddell spent greeting Brady after the victory.

Published on: Feb 6, 2017
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