The most exciting moments in Super Bowl history

As the most watched sports game every single year, the Super Bowl rarely fails to provide us with moments we'll never forget. And with another dynamic matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots this season, this year's tilt shouldn't disappoint.

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Could we get a monumental play in Super Bowl 51? A crucial Devonta Freeman touchdown run? Or could Tom Brady turn back the clock to give us a historic performance reminiscent of 2015?

The most exciting moments in Super Bowl history

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Max McGee catches the first touchdown in Super Bowl history

Wide receiver Max McGee #85 of the Green Bay Packers catches the first touchdown pass of Super Bowl I on January 15, 1967 against the Kansas City Chiefs at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. (Photo Tony Tomsic/Getty Images)

"Wide Right": Scott Norwood misses a 47-yard field goal and the Bills lose to the Giants 20-19 in Super Bowl XXV

Scott Norwood #11 of the Buffalo Bills attempts against the New York Giants during Super Bowl XXV January 27, 1991 at Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The Giants won the Super Bowl 20-19. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Larry Brown returns an interception for a touchdown late in Super Bowl XXX

Defensive back Larry Brown of the Dallas Cowboys (left) returns an interception for a touchdown as Pittsburgh Steelers running back John Williams tries to catch him during Super Bowl XXX at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. The Cowboys won the game, 27-17. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello /Allsport

Tennessee's Kevin Dyson is stopped at the 1-yard line in the final seconds of Super Bowl XXXIV, to clinch the win for the Rams

St. Louis LB Mike Jones tackles Tennessee WR Kevin Dyson just short of the goal line on the last play of the game during Super Bowl XXXIV at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA on January 30, 2000. The Rams beat the Titans 23-16. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Ricky Proehl scores a touchdown to tie the game late in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XXXVI

Wide receiver Ricky Proehl #87 of the Saint Louis Rams dives into the end zone for the tying touchdown and make the score 17-17 in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XXXVI between the New England Patriots and the St. Louis Rams at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello/Getty Images

Adam Vinatieri's game-winning field goal in Super Bowl XXXVI

New England Patriots kicker Adam Vinatieri (4) celebrates his 48-yard game-winning kick during Super Bowl XXXVI, a 20-17 victory over the St. Louis Rams on February 3, 2002, at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sylvia Allen/Getty Images)

Devin Hester returns the opening kickoff for a touchdown, scoring 13 seconds into Super Bowl XLI

The Chicago Bears' Devin Hester (23) breaks away for a touchdown on the opening kickoff against the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLI in Miami, Florida, on Sunday, February 4, 2007. (Photo by David Eulitt/Kansas City Star/MCT via Getty Images)

Tracy Porter returns a Peyton Manning interception for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLIV

Tracy Porter #22 of the New Orleans Saints intercepts a ball thrown by Peyton Manning #18 of the Indianapolis Colts and returns it for a touchdown in the fourth quarter during Super Bowl XLIV on February 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

The Broncos' botched snap that the Seahawks recovered for a safety on the first play of Super Bowl XLVIII

The ball flies over the head of quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos in the first quarter against the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

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Regardless of the source, Super Bowl 51 is bound to give sports fans a few moments they'll remember forever. Above, we recapped a handful of other unforgettable plays from Super Bowls past.

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