The future hall of famer has tallied 1,092 yards passing, eight touchdowns and no interceptions through three games this season.
Only Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers has compiled more passing yards and touchdown passes.
It was also the last in a run of 13 straight Super Bowl victories by the NFC over the AFC.
The game was played on January 26, 1997 at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.
To Parcells' credit, much of the improvement was the result of the contributions from their draft picks that they made before the season: linebackers Willie Mc Ginest and Chris Slade.
Tight end Ben Coates also became a major contributor as a favorite target of quarterback Drew Bledsoe, who was taken with the #1 overall pick in the 1993 draft.
Super Bowl XXXI was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion New England Patriots and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Green Bay Packers to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1996 season.The score proved to be the last one, as both teams' defenses took over the rest of the game.Howard became the first special teams player ever to be named Super Bowl MVP.He gained a total of 154 kickoff return yards, and also recorded a Super Bowl record 90 punt return yards, thus tying the Super Bowl records of total return yards (244) and combined net yards gained (244).This was the first Super Bowl broadcast by Fox under its first contract to carry NFL games.