Super Bowl 56

The LA Rams beat the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 in Super Bowl 56. The game was played at SoFi Stadium in southern California. Cooper Kupp was named Super Bowl MVP.

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Who won Super Bowl 56?

Who won Super Bowl 56 MVP?

Who played in Super Bowl 56?

Where was Super Bowl 56?

Who coached in Super Bowl 56?

Who was the Super Bowl 56 referee?

Who won Super Bowl 56?

The LA Rams beat the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 in Super Bowl 56.

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Who won Super Bowl 56 MVP?

Cooper Kupp was named the MVP of Super Bowl 56.

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Who played in Super Bowl 56?

The LA Rams beat the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 in Super Bowl LVI. The Rams captured their second Super Bowl in franchise history, while the Bengals, an original AFL team, have still never won a Super Bowl.

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Where was Super Bowl 56?

Super Bowl 56 was in southern California. The game took place at SoFi Stadium, the shared home of the LA Rams and LA Chargers. The Super Bowl is technically a “neutral site” game, with the location being determined years in advance of the actual game. However, coincidentally, the Rams played in their home stadium.

The Rams are only the second team in NFL history to play the Super Bowl on their home turf. The first team was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2020-21, who won Super Bowl 55 on their home field at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL. Teams that play in their home stadium are 2-0 in Super Bowl history.

This was the first Super Bowl played at SoFi Stadium. However, southern California has hosted numerous Super Bowls throughout the years; in fact, Los Angeles was the host of the first Super Bowl in 1967 at the LA Memorial Coliseum.

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Who coached in Super Bowl 56?

The NFC was represented by Sean McVay of the Rams and the AFC was represented by Zac Taylor of the Bengals.

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Who was the referee for Super Bowl 56?

Ron Torbert was the referee for Super Bowl 56. The other members of the officiating crew for Super Bowl LVI were:

  • Umpire: Bryan Neale
  • Down Judge: Derick Bowers
  • Line Judge: Carl Johnson
  • Field Judge: Rick Patterson
  • Side Judge: Keith Washington
  • Back Judge: Scott Helverson
  • Replay Official: Roddy Ames

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What was the AFL?

The AFL, the American Football League, was a pro football league that merged into the NFL in 1970. It made a lasting impact on football, including the formation of the Super Bowl and the modern AFC conference in the NFL.

The AFL (American Football League)

The AFL was a pro football league in the United States that was founded in 1959. The AFL played its first season in 1960. It began with 8 teams but grew to 10 teams by the time it merged with the NFL in 1970.

The Super Bowl began as a championship game between the winner of the AFL and the winner of the NFL. A few years after the first Super Bowl, the AFL officially merged into the NFL. The teams of the AFL formed what is now known as the AFC (American Football Conference), one of the two conferences in the modern NFL.

What teams were in the AFL?

The 10 teams from the AFL that would go on to join the NFL were the:
  • Kansas City Chiefs (formerly the “Dallas Texans”)
  • Denver Broncos
  • Buffalo Bills
  • Boston Patriots (now the “New England” Patriots)
  • Houston Oilers (now the “Tennessee Titans”)
  • Miami Dolphins
  • New York Jets
  • Cincinnati Bengals
  • Los Angeles Chargers
  • Oakland Raiders (now the “Las Vegas” Raiders)