KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- In a game hyped as a battle between two great quarterbacks, it was the unit of five players in front of them that made the difference.
PHOTOS: Chiefs face Bucs in Super Bowl LV
The Super Bowl, the NFL's signature event, looked nothing like any of the previous 54. About 25,000 fans were allowed to attend the game with 7,500 of those being vaccinated healthcare workers. Another 30,000 cardboard cutouts filled empty seats to create space and meet social distancing mandates. Masks were mandated but enforcing the policy was difficult if not impossible for the thousands gathered inside and outside Raymond James Stadium to watch the hometown Tampa Bay Buccaneers play the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs.