Super Bowl LVI: Rams get last-minute 23-20 victory over Bengals

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MIAMI GARDENS, FL - FEBRUARY 02: A general view of Hard Rock stadium as fireworks go off during the half-time show performed by music artists Jennifer Lopez and Shakira in game action during the Super Bowl LIV game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers on February 2, 2020 at Hard Rock Stadium, in Miami Gardens, FL. (Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

The Los Angeles Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 to ride to victory in Super Bowl LVI. It was the second time the Rams’ got the Super Bowl title in franchise history. 

The Los Angeles Rams hosted the Cincinnati Bengals for the National Football League’s championship game at the SoFi Stadium in LA on Sunday.

A crowd of over 70,000 Rams fans watched their team become only the second to win the Lombardi Trophy in its home stadium. Last season the Tampa Bay Buccaneers became the first team to do it.  

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The Bengals lost their shot at a first-ever Vince Lombardi Trophy. And the Rams are up for their first Super Bowl win since 2000. 

 The win validated the Rams’ all-in approach. The club traded off several of its’ draft picks to acquire quarterback Matthew Stafford, outside linebacker Von Miller and wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. And they focused this season on pulling out all the stops to focus on a 2022 championship.

In a last-minute touchdown, Stafford sent the ball to star receiver Cooper Kupp for the 1-yard touchdown. There was only one minute, and 25 seconds left on the clock.