The New England Patriots played the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX on February 1, 2015. The Patriots defeated the Seahawks, 28-24, at University of Phoenix Stadium. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was named the game's Most Valuable Player.
The Patriots reached the Super Bowl by defeating the Indianapolis Colts, 45-7, in the AFC championship game at Foxboro Stadium. The Seahawks arrived by defeating the Green Bay Packers, 28-24, in the NFC championship game at CenturyLink Field. Both teams went 12-4 during the regular season. The Patriots appeared in their eighth Super Bowl and won their fourth championship, while the Seahawks played in the Super Bowl for the third time.