The primary rating of the Super Bowl turned out to be historic, however the report did not stand for lengthy.
Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker drilled his second area aim of Tremendous Bowl LVIII in opposition to the San Francisco 49ers, a 57-yarder that rewrote the report for longest kick within the “Large Recreation.”
And that earlier report was hit within the first half by 49ers rookie kicker Jake Moody, who hit one residence from 56 yards.
On Third-and-14, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy was in search of Deebo Samuel deep, however the go was damaged up in the long run zone.
That pressured the 49ers to accept a area aim, and Moody put his identify alone within the report books – not less than for a short time.
The Michigan alum drilled a 55-yard area aim to open up the scoring, giving San Fran a 3-0 lead within the second quarter. And it additionally turned out to be the longest area aim in Tremendous Bowl historical past.
Moody beat the report by one yard. Steve Christie of the Buffalo Bills made a 54-yarder in Tremendous Bowl XXVIII. However that sport didn’t prove within the Payments’ favor – and it was their fourth consecutive loss within the Tremendous Bowl in as a few years. The Dallas Cowboys received that Tremendous Bowl, 30-13, as Emmitt Smith was named the MVP for his 132-yard, two-touchdown efficiency on the bottom.
Butker, although, was known as upon to chop into the 49ers’ 10-3 lead within the second half when he stepped into his 57-yard try that was nearly blocked by the 49ers. The kick was low, but it surely acquired via the uprights to make it 10-6.
Butker remained an ideal 9-for-9 within the playoffs.
Moody was 21-for-25 in area aim makes an attempt within the common season and 3-for-4 from 50-plus yards.
The Chiefs marched proper down the sphere in an try and get on the board, however Isiah Pacheco fumbled contained in the pink zone, giving the ball proper again to San Fran.
The Niners are in search of their first Tremendous Bowl victory because the 1994 season. The Chiefs are attempting for his or her third ring in 5 years.