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Follow Rams-Bengals on Yahoo Sports [Video]

Follow Rams-Bengals on Yahoo Sports [Video]

The Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals meet up Sunday in Tremendous Bowl 56, a recreation that’s being live-streamed on the Yahoo Sports app. We’ll be following all of the motion reside right here on Yahoo Sports.

Cooper Kupp offers Rams a 13-Three lead

The Rams are having success in opposition to the Bengals via the air thus far. Cooper Kupp had the third massive reception of the Rams’ drive following the Bengals’ subject objective to place LA up 10.

Kupp’s catch got here after Odell Beckham Jr. and Darrell Henderson every had lengthy receptions for the Rams on the drive. Beckham has discovered success early in opposition to the Bengals’ protection as his two catches have gone for 52 yards.

If you happen to’re a Bengals fan, you possibly can take solace in the truth that Cincinnati made some implausible changes within the second half in opposition to Kansas Metropolis’s passing offense and shut the Chiefs down. However one other double-digit deficit is not too comforting.

In case you had been questioning why the lead will not be 14-3, it is as a result of the maintain was dropped by Johnny Hekker on the additional level snap.

– Nick Bromberg

Bengals get a subject objective after Ja’Marr Chase’s nice catch

Ja’Marr Chase had an incredible catch in opposition to Jalen Ramsey in single protection to get the Bengals contained in the crimson zone. Joe Burrow trusted his former school teammate to go beat Ramsey and make a play and he positive did.

The Bengals needed to accept a subject objective, nevertheless, after three consecutive incompletions. The current development of low-scoring Tremendous Bowl first quarters continues because the Rams led 7-Three on the conclusion of the primary interval.

– Nick Bromberg

Rams cease Bengals after which punt it again

The Bengals could not counter the OBJ landing and had been pressured to punt after Joe Burrow overthrew Chris Evans on third down.

The Rams then did not do a lot with their drive and punted the ball again to the Bengals. It is value noting that first quarters within the Tremendous Bowl aren’t sometimes that high-scoring. Probably the most mixed factors in any first quarter of the Tremendous Bowl within the final 10 years is 12. Two of the earlier 5 Tremendous Bowls getting into Sunday evening had a scoreless first quarter.

– Nick Bromberg

Odell Beckham Jr. scores within the Tremendous Bowl!

A number of months in the past, Beckham was depressing in Cleveland. Now he is thriving in L.A.

Beckham’s late-season flourish has been a giant motive why the Rams are in Tremendous Bowl LVI, and he is the motive why the Rams take the opening lead.

Matthew Stafford IDed man protection and had Beckham singled up in opposition to the Bengals’ Mike Hilton. Stafford arced a stunning go in a spot the place solely Beckham may snag it — and that he did.

It is 7-zip, Rams. The Bengals paid for his or her fourth-down failure on offense, adopted by Jessie Bates III’s missed sort out on Cooper Kupp on third down.

Then Beckham scorched the Bengals.

He had 5 TDs in his eight regular-season video games with the Rams, and that is now two extra within the playoffs, for a grand whole of seven with L.A.

His whole in two-plus years with Cleveland? Yep, additionally seven.

– Eric Edholm

Worst opening drive for Rams, near finest for Bengals protection

The Rams have had 20 opening drives previous to Sunday this season, counting playoffs and regular-season video games.

None gained fewer than the 1 they achieved in Tremendous Bowl LVI.

Sure, they acquired a primary down. However the sack and sort out for loss pushed it under the 4-yard opening drive they mustered within the highway win over the Cardinals.

The Bengals solely as soon as allowed fewer than 1 yard on a gap drive of their 20 video games this season — a minus-2 effort of their recreation at residence in opposition to the 49ers.

After all, the Rams’ protection did its job on the opening sequence, forcing a fourth-down cease.

Sport. On.

– Eric Edholm

Rams get a primary down, rapidly punt

The Rams acquired a primary down on two performs after which went backward. Matthew Stafford was sacked on second down and a third-down go fell incomplete. The Bengals take over at their very own 44 for his or her first possession of the sport. 

The sack was by Trey Hendrickson. The previous New Orleans Saints edge rusher has been one of the crucial consequential free-agent acquisitions of the 2021 season.

– Nick Bromberg

The Rock will get issues going, kickoff is a touchback

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson did an on-field introduction for each groups as they waited for the kickoff. The wait should have been interminable for the 22 gamers on the sphere.

The opening kickoff by the Bengals’ Evan McPherson was a touchback. That is essential for some betting functions.

– Nick Bromberg

Opening coin toss lands on heads once more, Bengals defer

Billie Jean King flipped the coin for the opening coin toss. The Rams’ Matthew Stafford known as tails because the Rams’ solely captain. The coin landed on heads for the fourth time in 5 Tremendous Bowls. Cincinnati’s captains Joe Burrow, Vonn Bell, Joe Mixon and Kevin Huber deferred to the second half.

The Bengals will kick off to the Rams. Let’s roll.

– Nick Bromberg

You are a winner in case you guess the nationwide anthem over

Shortly after the groups took the sphere, pregame ceremonies started. Rams offensive sort out Andrew Whitworth was honored because the Walter Payton Man of the 12 months earlier than Jhene Aiko sang “America the Stunning.”

Aiko was adopted by Mickey Guyton’s rendition of the nationwide anthem.

If you happen to had been betting on the size of Guyton’s anthem, it went over the over/underneath at most sportsbooks at simply over 1:50.

– Nick Bromberg

Tremendous Bowl LVI inactives

Effectively, of us we have made it. Most of us, anyway.

There might be some gamers for the Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals who could be on hand Sunday at SoFi Stadium however will not play.

Listed here are the inactives for the 2 groups, beginning with the Rams (who’re technically the “highway” crew regardless of taking part in of their residence stadium):

Two names you will not see who additionally aren’t taking part in — TE Tyler Higbee and OL Joe Noteboom — had been positioned on injured reserve. RB Darrell Henderson and DT Sebastian Joseph-Day, who had been activated of their place, might be lively.

And listed here are the Bengals’ inactives:

Not many shocks right here. TE C.J. Uzomah, who sprained his MCL within the AFC championship recreation, sat out Wednesday’s apply however obtained restricted work on Thursday and was a full participation on Friday, so he is good to go.

— Eric Edholm

Joe Burrow’s pre-game match: Yea or nay?

So this is how Burrow arrived to SoFi Stadium. How are we feeling about this?

Here is the way it appears on the transfer:

It is fairly … comfortable. It is very … gray? We want your suggestions right here. We have run out of issues to say about it with out getting too private.

— Eric Edholm

Tremendous Bowl-record warmth?

Effectively, it will be 3:30 p.m. on the West Coast when the ball is kicked off, and it is heat.

Maybe Tremendous Bowl-record heat even.

The temperatures have been within the low 80s for pregame warmups, which places it near the most well liked kickoff temperature ever — 84 levels for Tremendous Bowl VII, which additionally was in Los Angeles.

Solely twice earlier than has it ever been north of 80 levels, which seems to be a lock to make it three on Sunday.

Listed here are the remainder of the warmest open-air Tremendous Bowl kickoff temps ever:

This season, the Bengals’ Week 1 kickoff temperature was 84 levels in a 27-24 win over the Vikings. It was 81 the following week at Chicago, a 20-17 loss in opposition to the Bears. In addition they had an 80-degree kickoff within the OT loss to the Packers.

The Rams handled 89 levels at kickoff in a house loss to the Cardinals however had no different 80-plus video games this season.

— Eric Edholm


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