Super Bowl LVI is two weeks away, and the participants for this year’s game have officially claimed their spot in the game. On Sunday the Cincinnati Bengals defeated the Kansas City Chiefs with 27-24 and the Los Angeles Rams defeated the San Francisco 49ers with 20-17.
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The big game will go down on February 13th at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, which makes the Rams the second consecutive team to play the Super Bowl in their home stadium.
Odell Beckham Jr. who originally started the season still a part of the Cleveland Browns before signing with the Rams spoke about Sunday’s victory and what it’s meant to be a part of the team. According to NBC Sports, OBJ said, “Making me in, pushing me for excellence, the weight room — everything about this place is right and it’s done right. And it’s just been an incredible opportunity. And I feel like I’m just trying to make the most of it. And here we are playing in the Super Bowl, one game away from our dreams.”
He continued to say, “With the meetings, the extra work, just helping me to be prepared so I can go out there and play fast. You know, the very first game we played San Francisco at San Francisco. The first play of the game, the ball was thrown my way and it’s just been — they’ve instilled confidence into me. And I’m at a loss for words. I’m just trying to enjoy the moment.”
Mike Brown, the owner of the Bengals also said, “This is a proud, proud moment for the Bengals. I commend our players, they’ve done a wonderful job — our coaches were outstanding this season.”
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