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SoS WHello and welcome to a special edition of ‘Live Blogging on Shish on Professional Football’. Tonight it is the 53rd AFC-NFC World Championship Game a.k.a. Super Bowl LIII. The teams playing in this year’s Super Bowl are New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams.
In Super Bowl XXXVI the then St. Louis Rams were heavy favorites over New England Patriots. The Rams had the veteran quarterback on Kurt Warner, while the Patriots has 1st-year starter Tom Brady. The Patriots end up winning that Super Bowl and it was the first of five, for the Foxborough, MA based franchise.
Now the Patriots are going to go for their sixth Lombardi Trophy. Tom Brady is now the veteran quarterback, while Jared Goff is the younger quarterback. Will the tables turn in this Super Bowl?
Patriots are led by the legend Tom Brady at quarterback. Sony Michel is the team’s leading rusher. And Julian Edelman is the team’s leading receiver.
As for their team stats, they average 27.2 PPG, while moving the ball at 393.4 YPG (266.1 through the air and 127.3 on the ground). Defensively, they allow 20.3 PPG, while yielding 359.1 YPG (246.4 through the air and 112.7 on the ground).
The Rams are led by Jared Goff at quarterback. Todd Gurley in rushing. And Brandin Cooks leads L.A. in receiving.
For their team stats, they move the ball at 32.9 PPG, while moving the ball at 421.1 YPG (281.7 through the air and 139.4 through the ground). Defensively they allow 24 PPG, while yielding 358.6 YPG (236.2 through the air and 122.3 on the ground).
It is New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams. Super Bowl LIII, coming up shortly.
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