- New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler didn't play a defensive snap in the Super Bowl.
- After the game, Butler said he wasn't sure why he was benched, saying the team "gave up" on him.
- Butler said he could have changed the game if he had played, and he may have a point, as the Patriots gave up 41 points to the Philadelphia Eagles.
- Bill Belichick said the benching was not disciplinary.
In 2014, Malcolm Butler made the Super Bowl-winning interception on Russell Wilson to help the New England Patriots beat the Seattle Seahawks.
On Sunday, in Super Bowl 52, Butler didn't play a single defensive snap against the Philadelphia Eagles.
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