"This game could have easily gone the other way. In fact, the Patriots were outplayed for significant stretches of the game. But what we saw, was in the critical situations, where there were one or two plays that needed to be made, it was the [New England] Patriots that rose up to make them — not the Pittsburgh Steelers," said ESPN football writer Mike Reiss.
He joined Morning Edition to discuss Sunday's game.
This segment aired on December 18, 2017.