Hours before kicking off the NFL season, the Patriots were boasting the score of the Super Bowl that led their historic comeback

Just hours before kicking off the 2017 NFL regular season against the Kansas City Chiefs, the New England Patriots were taking one last chance to boast about the Super Bowl.

As noted by Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman, the Patriots scoreboard at Gillette Stadium was brandishing the third-quarter score of Super Bowl 52 against the Atlanta Falcons — 28-3.

Of course, we all know what happened from there — the Patriots went on a never-before-seen tear, tying the game in the fourth quarter before scoring the championship-winning touchdown on the first drive in overtime.

Here’s a look:

The Patriots will be raising their latest banner on Thursday, so why not remind the world one last time of how they escaped the jaws of defeat.

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