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Byron Pringle starts ahead of Sammy Watkins, Scotty Miller over Antonio Brown in Super Bowl 55

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) smiles with wide receiver Antonio Brown (81) after he scored a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Sammy Watkins has been the No. 2 wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs all season, but missed the end of the regular season and the playoffs with a calf injury. He had a setback just before the AFC Chapionship game and was unable to play. His usual backup, Demarcus Robinson, was jumped in the depth chart by Byron Pringle for that game and now Pringle gets the start in the Super Bowl. We will likely see Watkins as well, but it looks like he won’t be a full time player.

On the other side of the field for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Antonio Brown was questionable with a knee injury, but Scotty Miller ended up getting the start. It looks like they’ll keep Brown from a full workload as well, while Miller, a speedster, could have an impact in this game. With Cameron Brate also playing, we will likely see a big number of Buccaneers pass-catchers get playing time tonight.