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Rubio Congratulates Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Super Bowl Win, Applauds Passage of His Resolution
Miami, FL — U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) congratulated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and their loyal fans, for becoming Super Bowl LV champions. Rubio also applauded the Senate passage of his resolution, with Senator Rick Scott (R-FL), recognizing the team’s extraordinary accomplishment.
“I am grateful that the Senate recognized the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for their incredible accomplishments this season, culminating in a decisive Super Bowl victory at home,” Rubio said. “The team showed perseverance throughout the unusual season, and I am pleased the Senate honored them in this historic win.”
“Following an amazing regular season with plenty of hard work, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ historic hometown Super Bowl win gave Floridians a much-needed reason to celebrate,” Scott said. “I was proud to join my colleague, Senator Rubio, to introduce this resolution congratulating the Buccaneers for bringing the Lombardi Trophy back to Tampa Bay, and I applaud its unanimous passage in the Senate. Go Bucs!”
The full text of the resolution is below:
Congratulating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the loyal fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, for becoming Super Bowl LV champions.
Whereas, on Sunday, February 7, 2021, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (referred to in this preamble as the “Buccaneers”) won Super Bowl LV to become the champion of the National Football League (referred to in this preamble as “NFL”) for the 2020 NFL season by defeating the Kansas City Chiefs (referred to in this preamble as the “Chiefs”) by a score of 31 to 9;
Whereas the Buccaneers won—
Whereas quarterback Tom Brady completed 21 of 29 passes and threw for 201 yards with 3 touchdowns and zero interceptions, and earned the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player award, his fifth such award and the most Super Bowl Most Valuable Player awards of all time;
Whereas the first touchdown pass by Tom Brady of Super Bowl LV was caught by tight end Rob Gronkowski, setting a record for most passing touchdowns by a quarterback-pass catcher tandem in NFL history;
Whereas the second touchdown pass by Tom Brady was caught by Rob Gronkowski, who had 6 receptions for 67 yards and 2 touchdowns;
Whereas the third touchdown pass by Tom Brady was caught by wide receiver Antonio Brown, his first Super Bowl touchdown;
Whereas running back Leonard Fournette carried the ball 16 times, rushed for 89 yards, had 4 receptions for 46 yards, and scored the fourth touchdown of the game by the Buccaneers by rushing 27 yards to the end zone, tying an NFL record by scoring touchdowns in all 4 postseason games;
Whereas running back Ronald Jones III carried the ball 12 times and rushed for 61 yards;
Whereas wide receiver Mike Evans had 1 reception for 31 yards;
Whereas Cameron Brate had 3 receptions for 26 yards;
Whereas Antonio Brown had 5 receptions for 22 yards and a touchdown;
Whereas wide receiver Chris Godwin had 2 receptions for 9 yards;
Whereas kicker Ryan Succop successfully made a 52 yard field goal and 4 extra points;
Whereas the defense of the Buccaneers locked down the offense of the Chiefs, holding them to just 3 field goals and zero touchdowns;
Whereas linebacker Devin White led the defense of the Buccaneers with 8 tackles and 4 assists;
Whereas linebacker Lavonte David had 6 tackles;
Whereas cornerback Antoine Winfield Jr. had 4 tackles, 2 assists, and 1 interception;
Whereas cornerback Jamel Dean had 4 tackles;
Whereas cornerback Sean Bunting had 3 tackles and 3 assists;
Whereas defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul had 3 tackles;
Whereas cornerback Carlton Davis had 2 tackles and 2 assists;
Whereas safety Mike Edwards had 2 tackles and 2 assists;
Whereas safety Jordan Whitehead had 2 tackles;
Whereas defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh led the Buccaneers with 1.5 sacks and had 1 tackle and 1 assist;
Whereas outside linebacker Shaquil Barrett had 1 sack and 1 tackle;
Whereas outside linebacker Cameron Gill had half a sack and 1 assist;
Whereas nose tackle Vita Vea had 1 tackle;
Whereas nose tackle Steve McClendon had 1 tackle; and
Whereas the entire Buccaneers roster contributed to the Super Bowl LV victory, including A.Q. Shipley, Aaron Stinnie, Alex Cappa, Ali Marpet, Andrew Adams, Anthony Nelson, Antoine Winfield Jr., Antonio Brown, Antony Auclair, Benning Potoa’e, Blaine Gabbert, Bradley Pinion, Cam Gill, Cameron Brate, Carlton Davis, Chris Godwin, Codey McElroy, Cyril Grayson, Deiondre’ Hall, Deone Bucannon, Devin White, Donovan Smith, Drew Stanton, Earl Watford, Garrison Sanborn, Greg Joseph, Herb Miller, Jack Cichy, Jamel Dean, Jason Pierre-Paul, Javon Hagan, Jaydon Mickens, Jeremiah Ledbetter, Joe Haeg, John Franklin, John Molchon, Jordan Whitehead, Josh Pearson, Josh Wells, Justin Watson, Ke’Shawn Vaughn, Kendall Beckwith, Kenjon Barner, Kevin Minter, Khalil Davis, Kobe Smith, Kyle Love, Lavonte David, LeSean McCoy, Leonard Fournette, Matt Wile, Mike Edwards, Mike Evans, Nasir Player, Ndamukong Suh, O.J. Howard, Orion Stewart, Pat O’Connor, Quinton Bell, Rakeem Nunez-Roches, Rob Gronkowski, Ronald Jones III, Ross Cockrell, Ryan Griffin, Ryan Jensen, Ryan Smith, Ryan Succop, Scott Miller, Sean Murphy-Bunting, Shaquil Barrett, Steve McLendon, T.J. Logan, Tanner Hudson, Ted Larsen, Tom Brady, Travis Jonsen, Tristan Wirfs, Tyler Johnson, Vita Vea, William Gholston, and Zach Triner: Now, therefore, be it
Resolved, That the Senate—