Most improbable game-winning drives in Super Bowl history

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Don't be surprised if you see late-game heroics at Super Bowl LVII. After all, there have been 21 game-winning drives in Super Bowl history, including the Los Angeles Rams' championship-clinching march down the field in the fourth quarter last February. It was one of six that swung win probability (WP) by at least 50%, according to ESPN Stats & Information data. We dove deeper into those 180-degree twists of fate, charting every famous -- and not-as-famous -- play that moved the line scrimmage on each title-winning march.

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In his first season in Los Angeles, Matthew Stafford led the Rams to 12 wins, a career best for the ex-Detroit Lions quarterback. He then notched his first three career playoff wins. Going into the Super Bowl, Stafford's Rams matched up equally with the Cincinnati Bengals, each entering with 50% win probability. But trailing 20-16 in the middle of the fourth quarter, their probable win percentage had been cut in half.

Read more about the key plays that took the Rams and five other teams to Super Bowl victories late in the fourth quarter.