Super Bowl 2015: Players' Best Social Media Reactions

PHOTO: New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the Patriots beat the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.PlayKathy Willens/AP Photo
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Super Bowl XLIX was decided in the final moments, as the New England Patriots secured a 28-24 victory with a key interception by rookie safety Malcolm Butler.

Players on both teams reflected on social media following the game.

Patriots players -- including Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman and Sebastian Vollmer -- shared their jubilation.

Jimmy Garoppolo, New England’s backup quarterback, also expressed excitement. He had spent the previous weeks playing the role of Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson in practice.

In the losing effort, Seahawks players -- including Richard Sherman, Doug Baldwin and Wilson -- shared team pride and gratitude for fan support.

The game was the most tweeted Super Bowl ever, with 28.4 million total tweets, including 395,000 tweets per minute following Butler's interception.