Tampa Bay Buccaneers take Super Bowl LV, 31-9

From Jordan Frieman of cbsnews.com:

The Tampa Bay defense stifled Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs all night and the Buccaneers earned a decisive 31-9 victory in Super Bowl LV. Tom Brady, who already held the record for most Super Bowl wins by any player, has now won his seventh championship.

The Chiefs failed to score a touchdown, as Mahomes found himself scrambling around in the backfield time after time. Mahomes ended the game with 2 interceptions and went 26/49 for 270 yards. Brady, who broke his own record for oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl, threw for 3 touchdowns and went for 201 passing yards, going 21/29. Brady was also named Super Bowl MVP.

Tampa Bay is the first team ever to both play and win the Super Bowl in their home stadium.

The Weeknd was the sole performer at the halftime show this year. Eric Church and Jazmine Sullivan sang the national anthem prior to kickoff and H.E.R. performed “America the Beautiful.” Amanda Gorman, who shot to stardom after reading an original poem at the inauguration, became the first poet ever to read a poem at a Super Bowl.

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