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Tracking the performance of Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, more in Super Bowl 55 vs. the Chiefs

The Bucs have plenty of weapons to catch passes. We’ll track their performance throughout Super Bowl 55.

Mike Evans #13 and Chris Godwin #14 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrate after Evans caught a touchdown pass in the first quarter against the Green Bay Packers during the NFC Championship game at Lambeau Field on January 24, 2021 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images

Super Bowl 55 will have plenty of weapons for Tom Brady as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have plenty of quality pass catchers. Throughout Super Bowl 55, we’ll keep track of their performance below.

Mike Evans was the Bucs leading receiver, with 70 catches for 1,006 yards and 13 touchdowns on the year. The huge body out of Texas A&M uses his body as well as anyone in the NFL to make plays and should be a big target on Sunday.

Chris Godwin missed four games with injuries but still managed to rake in 65 catches for 840 yards this season. He added seven touchdowns and a 77.4% catch ratio to lead the team.

With Scotty Miller and Antonio Brown behind them, The Bucs will have options as to where to throw the football, which might depend on who the Chiefs decide to leave open as who is the best player.

We’ll keep track of how the Bucs receivers perform throughout the game here.

Final Update

Gronk led the Bucs in receptions (6), receiving yards (67), and touchdowns (2). Brown was the second-most effective Tampa bay pass catcher and finished with five catches for 22 yards and a score. Evans and Godwin only combined for 40 receiving yards on three catches.

Update After 3Q

Gronk leads the Bucs receiving yards with 67 yards and is trailed by Leonard Fournette (46), Evans (31), Brown (22), and Cameron Brate (20). Godwin has only caught two of his four targets for nine yards.

Halftime update

Evans’ first catch of the game went for 31 yards, but the Bucs’ first drive of the second quarter fizzled out on a goal-line turnover on downs. Gronkowski’s chemistry with Brady has continued to stand out, and the tight end caught his second touchdown of the game to cap off Tampa Bay’s second possession of the quarter. The Buccaneers scored a second touchdown on a one-yard pass to Brown ahead of the break and hold a 21-6 lead. Gronk has team-highs in receptions (5) and receiving yards (42). Brown has caught four passes for 19 yards and a score.

Update After 1Q

Godwin and Evans have been quiet so far. Evans hasn’t made a catch while Godwin has caught one of his two targets for a yard. Brown, Rob Gronkowski, and Cameron Brate are leading the way. Brown has two catches for a team-high 21 yards, while Brate’s caught two balls as well for 20 yards. Gronk’s lone reception went for a score on an eight-yard catch and run. The Bucs lead 7-3.