Brett Favre threw two touchdown passes and ran for one as the Packers won their first Super Bowl in 29 years. The big play was Desmond Howard's 99-yard kickoff return in the third quarter.
Brett Favre used his legs and arms to score two first-half touchdowns against the Patriots.
Howard, the MVP, set a Super Bowl record with 244 total return yards.
On the second play from scrimmage, Favre hit Andre Rison with a 54-yard touchdown pass.
Following a Doug Evans interception, the Packers went ahead 10-0 just 6:18 into the game. The Patriots came back with two scores in the quarter, Drew Bledsoe passes to Keith Byars and Ben Coates, to take their only lead of the game.
Green Bay scored 56 seconds into the second quarter as Favre hit Antonio Freeman with a Super Bowl-record 81-yard touchdown pass. Favre later scored on a 2-yard run to give the Packers a 27-14 halftime lead.
New England closed the gap on Curtis Martin's 18-yard run late in the third quarter. Howard took the ensuing kickoff 99 yards to break the Patriots' momentum.
The Packers' defense took over in the fourth quarter, intercepting Bledsoe twice, and preventing the Patriots from passing midfield in four possessions.