2. History in the making: The Patriots are appearing in a record ninth Super Bowl and this is the seventh for Belichick and Brady, but the quarterback is still tied with Terry Bradshaw and Joe Montana as a four-time winner. If Brady gets No. 5, you wonder how long that mark will stand. Eli Manning, 36, and Ben Roethlisberger, 34, have two each, and they're the only other active quarterbacks with more than one.