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SUPER BOWL LV
February 7, 2021  | By David Bianculli

CBS, 6:00 p.m. ET

 
This really could be one of the best Super Bowls ever played. The Kansas City Chiefs, led by young superstar QB Patrick Mahomes, are defending their title from last year. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, led by old superstar QB Tom Brady, are the first team in Super Bowl history, all 55 years of it, to be playing in their home stadium. But with a COVID-reduced attendance, that may not be that huge a factor. But the QB matchup, a true generational battle, certainly is. And because Mahomes already won last year, and because Brady has the chance to take vengeance upon his former franchise, the New England Patriots (which didn’t value him enough to keep him in his twilight years), I may find myself rooting for Brady later today. Which, for a lifelong Miami Dolphins fan, would be an absolute first. But hey – if so, at least I’m still rooting for Florida. I can do that in sports. Just not in politics. And speaking of absolute firsts: I’ve seen all previous Super Bowl games, and never before have I looked forward to the recitation of a poem…
 
 
 
 
 
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