Malcolm Butler had seen (and been beaten by) infamous play in practice

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The biggest play in the Patriots' 28-24 Super Bowl victory was made by undrafted cornerback Malcolm Butler.

On Monday, Butler admitted to "CBS This Morning" that he was beaten on the same play in practice. He made sure it didn't happen again on the NFL's biggest stage. 

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"I've seen the route at practice. And Josh Boyce beat me on it in practice and Bill was telling me, 'You've got to be on it,'" said Butler." "So memorization and preparation took over and I just said 'Jump the route and make the play." 

Dan Koppen said it was a "good time" to make the adjustments and get the interception. 

"For a guy, undrafted, a rookie guy to make that play, that's how you win championships," said Koppen. "You need role players to step up and make plays."

-- CSNNE.com

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