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Super Bowl 51: Deion Jones’ strip fumble leads to first score (Video)

Deion Jones stripped Patriots’ running back LeGarrette Blount which led to the first touchdown of Super Bowl 51.

Step one in defeating Tom Brady: keep him off the field. Looks like rookie Deion Jones did his homework leading up to Super Bowl 51.

With 14:19 left in the second quarter, New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount took a handoff to the Falcons’ 29-yard line before losing the ball on a strip by Jones.

Cornerback Robert Alford picked it up, which led to the first scoring drive of the Super Bowl as Matt Ryan drove his high-flying offense 71 yards on five plays before Devonta Freeman scored on a five-yard touchdown run.

That’s a component that not many people discussed throughout the week. Yes, Atlanta’s defense is young and inexperienced, but the they have done a great job all year with creating turnovers.