Consecutive punts by the Rams. The streak was finally snapped with a third-quarter field goal. The Rams set a Super Bowl record for consecutive punts to start a game, at seven. They had six in the first half, ending every possession. They had just two first downs through two quarters.
Number of first-quarter offensive plays run by the Rams – seven passes and four runs that totaled 32 yards. They punted three consecutive times in the opening quarter.
The combined third-down efficiency percentage in the first half. The Patriots were 2-of-7 and the Rams were 0-of-6. The teams combined for eight first-half punts.