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LOS ANGELES RAMS OVERCOME CINCINNATI BENGALS 23-20,and Win Super Bowl LVI...!
LOS ANGELES, CA(SMI-SPORTS, 02.13.22)-Ram's quarterback Matthew Stafford threw for 283-yards, and 3-Touchdowns and 2021 NFL Offensive player of the year " Cooper Kupp " scored the winning TD' as Los Angeles Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20, winning Super Bowl LVI and becoming the second team in NFL history to win a Super Bowl crown at its own home-field at Sofi Stadium in Los Angeles, California.
The Rams win its second NFL Lombard's Trophy in franchise history after winning Super Bowl LVI but its first as Los Angeles Rams since they captured their first as St Louis Rams in 2000, when they defeated the Tennessee Titans 23-16, in Super Bowl 34, in Atlanta Georgia.
Los Angeles scored first on their second possession during a 6-play drive, and advancing 50-yards in 3:35 minutes, Stafford on 3 & 3 from the Bengal's 17-yard line connected with Odell Beckham Jr. who scored his first touchdown of the NFL championship game to put the Rams in front 7-0.
The Bengals on their 4rd offensive drive advanced 59-yards to the Rams 4-yard line , when running back Joe Mixon ran for 13-yards and wide-receiver JaMarr Chase caught a 46-yard pass from Joe Burrow but failed to scored a TD and had to settled for a 3-point field goal from Evan McPherson to put the game 7-3, in favor of the Rams with 28' seconds left in the first quarter.
The Rams on their next drive, moved the ball 75-yards in 6-plays within 2:37 minutes to land inside the Bengals' 10-yard line. Matthew Stafford on 2 & 4 from the scoring zone connected with the NFL triple crown offensive player for 10-yard touchdown inside the end zone for his 4-rd TD's in the postseason to put Los Angeles ahead 13-3, since the extra point was missed due to bad snap with 12:51 left in the second quarter.
Cincinnati fought back and on their next offensive drive answered back with a touchdown of their own on 12-plays, and 75-yards, when Burrow on 2 & goal from the Rams' 7-yard line in action play gave the ball to Joseph Mixon who immediately tossed the ball inside the end zone to Tee Higgins who caught his first touchdown of the postseason to cut the deficit to 13-10, in favor of Los Angeles at the half.
At the start of the 3rd quarter, the Bengals shocked the Rams and the loud crowd at Sofi Stadium, when on their first possession Joe Burrow threw a downfield monster pass connecting with Tee Higgins who managed to
beat Rams' secondary Jalen Ramsey who fell to the ground in the coverage and scored a 75-yards touchdown for his second TD's of the game and 2nd in the postseason to put Cincinnati in front 17-13, for the first time in the game.
On the next drive for the Rams, Stafford was intercepted by Bengals' cornerback Chidobe Awuzie at his own 31-yard line that turned into another score for Cincinnati after kicker Evan McPherson converted a 38-yard field goal to put the Bengals ahead 20-13, with 10:15 left in the 3rd quarter.
The Rams answered back with a field goal of their own when kicker Matt Gay kicked a perfect 41-yard field goal to cut the deficit of the Bengals 20-16, with 5:21 in the third quarter.
Los Angeles next drive was crucial to seal the victory over the Bengals on Super Bowl LVI , when Stafford on their next offensive drive connected with Cooper Kupp for 2-yard touchdown in the end zone that took 15-plays and 79-yards for his second TD's of the game and his fifth of the postseason to clinched the victory and Super Bowl LVI for Los Angeles Rams.
With 1:25 left in the game, Bengal's quaterback Joe Burrow tried to create an offensive drive but on 4& 1 with the ball on the midfield 50-yard line and :39 left, Ram's defensive tackle sacked Joe Burrow to end the game to give Los Angeles Rams a historic win of 23-20, over the Cincinnati Bengal in Super Bowl LVI.
2021 NFL Triple Crown offensive player of the year
Rams' Cooper Krupp was named the MVP of Super Bowl LVI.
Article Written By Marcello Cutti Jr.
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