The Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs on Sunday to win the 2021 Tremendous Bowl, 31-9.
The victory gave quarterback Tom Brady, in his first season with the Bucs, his seventh Tremendous Bowl ring, an NFL report, in his tenth look within the sport, additionally a league report. The 43-year-old Brady ― thought of by many the best at his place in NFL historical past, but additionally considered by some followers as an irritating, if omnipresent, determine ― spent his earlier 20 seasons with the New England Patriots.
The Chiefs, who gained final yr’s Tremendous Bowl, had been hoping to change into the primary repeat champs for the reason that Brady-led Patriots gained the sport in 2004 and 2005.
This yr’s Tremendous Bowl was a extra muted affair amid the coronavirus pandemic that has killed greater than 460,000 Individuals. The sport was performed earlier than a crowd of about 25,000 individuals ― and 30,000 cutouts ― at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. This was the primary time a group vied for the NFL title in its dwelling stadium. However the league took measures to make it as impartial a enjoying floor as potential, together with nixing the signature cannon hearth that historically celebrates each Bucs landing.
The Bucs, coached by Bruce Arians, had been powered via a lot of their championship run by a powerful protection that features lineman Jason Pierre-Paul and Ndamukong Suh. The group additionally was helped by tight finish Rob Gronkowski, a former Patriot who was coaxed out of retirement by Brady, his longtime pal.
The Buccaneers additionally gained the 2003 Tremendous Bowl, the group’s solely different look within the sport.
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