Gov. Baker proclaims Feb. 7, 2017 New England Patriots Day in Massachusetts

Tom Brady celebrates with coach Bill Belichick and teammate LeGarrette Blount after the New England Patriots' unprecedented overtime comeback victory against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI, at NRG Stadium in Houston, Feb. 5, 2017. He was not the Brady everyone knew in the first half, spraying passes and missing receivers, and a large swath of America was reveling in it. Then, in the second half, fans saw the very thing they hope to see whenever they tune in to sports. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)
Tom Brady celebrates with coach Bill Belichick and teammate LeGarrette Blount after the New England Patriots' unprecedented overtime comeback victory against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI. –Doug Mills/The New York Times

Gov. Charlie Baker has proclaimed Feb. 7, 2017, the day of the Patriots’ Super Bowl victory parade, as New England Patriots Day.

Baker posted the proclamation to Twitter Tuesday, writing, “This is easily one of the most fun proclamations ever! Kinda wrote itself.”

It’s all there in the document: the 31 unanswered points, Julian Edelman’s “gravity-defying catch,” the fact that no team had ever overcome a Super Bowl deficit greater than 10 points, Coach Bill Belichick replacing former Pittsburgh Steelers coach Chuck Noll as the winningest Super Bowl coach, and Tom Brady throwing for a record 466 yards, cementing himself as the GOAT.

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Read the proclamation in its entirety below: