Super Bowl LV
|Date||February 7, 2021|
|Stadium||Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida|
|MVP||Tom Brady, quarterback|
|Favorite||Chiefs by 3|
|National anthem||Eric Church & Jazmine Sullivan|
|Coin toss||Suzie Dorner, ICU nurse representing medical personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States|
|Halftime show||The Weeknd|
|TV in the United States|
ESPN Deportes (Spanish language)
|Announcers||Jim Nantz (play-by-play)|
Tony Romo (analyst)
Tracy Wolfson, Evan Washburn and Jay Feely (sideline reporters)
Gene Steratore (rules analyst)
|Radio in the United States|
|Announcers||Kevin Harlan (play-by-play)|
Kurt Warner (color commentator)
Laura Okmin and Tony Boselli (sideline reporters)
Super Bowl LV (meaning Super Bowl 55 in Roman numerals) was an American football game that happened on February 7, 2021 between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Buccaneers won the game, meaning they won the National Football League for the 2020 season. The Chiefs had won the American Football Conference in the 2020 season, and the Buccaneers had won the National Football Conference in the 2020 season. The game happened at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
Starting lineups[change | change source]
|Kansas City||Position||Tampa Bay|
|Tyreek Hill||WR||Mike Evans|
|Eric Fisher||LT||Donovan Smith|
|Nick Allegretti||LG||Ali Marpet|
|Austin Reiter||C||Ryan Jensen|
|Andrew Wylie||RG||Aaron Stinnie|
|Mike Remmers||RT||Tristan Wirfs|
|Travis Kelce||TE||Rob Gronkowski|
|Patrick Mahomes||QB||Tom Brady|
|Clyde Edwards-Helaire||RB||Ronald Jones II|
Notes[change | change source]
- Only 37% of the seats were filled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
References[change | change source]
- Purdum, David (January 24, 2020). "Kansas City Chiefs (−3) open as favorites over Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV". ESPN. Retrieved January 24, 2020.
- Bergman, Jeremy (January 19, 2021). "Super Bowl LV officiating crew: Carl Cheffers named referee, Sarah Thomas to make history". National Football League. Retrieved February 2, 2021.
- Filipe, Cameron (January 19, 2021). "Carl Cheffers is the referee for Super Bowl LV. Sarah Thomas becomes the first woman to officiate a Super Bowl". Football Zebras. Retrieved January 19, 2021.
- National Football League (January 19, 2021). "Eric Church, Jazmine Sullivan to sing national anthem at Super Bowl LV; H.E.R. to sing America the Beautiful". Press release. https://www.nfl.com/news/eric-church-jazmine-sullivan-to-sing-national-anthem-at-super-bowl-lv-h-e-r-to-s. Retrieved January 23, 2021.
- National Football League (November 12, 2020). "The Weeknd to headline Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show at Raymond James Stadium". Press release. https://www.nfl.com/news/the-weeknd-to-headline-pepsi-super-bowl-lv-halftime-show-at-raymond-james-stadiu. Retrieved November 13, 2020.
- "2019 Super Bowl LIII Location and Date". Retrieved February 4, 2018.
- Fraser, Sam (May 7, 2020). "NFL is ready to call an audible or two if coronavirus forces schedule changes". Los Angeles Times.