Tom Brady’s two TD passes to Rob Gronkowski and one to Antonio Brown get Buccaneers rolling in the 2021 Super Bowl

TAMPA, Florida – Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady lured tight end Rob Gronkowski from a one-year retirement and convinced the Bucs to take a chance on wide receivers Antonio Brownwho ran out of football a year ago.

These two players came out big for Brady in the first half of Super Bowl LV on Sunday. Gronkowski took two touchdown passes and Brown a third to give the Bucs a 21-6 advantage over the Kansas City Chiefs at halftime.

Brown’s 1-yard touchdown took place on an angular route that worked against the defensive back Tyrant Mathieu with 10 seconds to go in half.

In the first quarter, Brady teamed up with Gronk for the 13th post-season touchdown on an 8-yard pass, surpassing Joe Montana and Jerry Rice for the most post-season touchdowns with a QB receiver combo in NFL history . It was also the first time Brady’s 10 Super Bowls scored a touchdown in the first quarter.

In the game that brought the Bucs 7-3 up, Gronkowski ran across the back of the formation into the apartment. It was Gronkowski’s fourth career that got a touchdown in the Super Bowl and broke a five-way tie for the second most in Super Bowl history.

He’s only following Rice now, who has eight.

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Brady and Gronk would repeat that magic in the second quarter. The Bucs lined up for a 40 yard field goal after stopping deep in the Kansas City area, but the Chiefs did Antonio Hamilton jumped offside and gave the Bucs a first descent.

On the next game, Brady found Gronkowski for a 17-yard touchdown pass, with Gronk pretending to run into the corner of the end zone before turning inward and losing L’Jarius Sneedand extended the lead of the Bucs to 14-3.

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