Playing in the Super Bowl is something many players only get to do once in a lifetime — if that.

For Tom Brady, this will be his ninth Super Bowl appearance but for some like Jason McCourty, it will be their first.

Many young men never will get a chance to play in the NFL, so the Patriots realize how lucky they are to be in the Super Bowl. And in a pretty cool video shared by the team, the players reflected on how their past has brought out the best in them.

Take a look:


Although the Pats have experience in their favor, they assuredly will have their hands full with the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

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