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Antonio Brown scores TD in second-career Super Bowl appearance

The Buccaneers enter the half of Super Bowl 55 with a 21-6 lead and three passing TDs for QB Tom Brady. Antonio Brown nabbed one of those to score his first touchdown in a SB game.

Antonio Brown #81 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrates a touchdown during the second quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Though Antonio Brown had the opportunity to play in plenty of post-season games with the Pittsburgh Steelers, this is only his second Super Bowl appearance. His first Super Bowl game was in his rookie season, as the Steelers faced the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XLV. The Packers won the game 31-25, and Brown finished the game with just one catch for one receiving yard.

Brown’s status leading up to Super Bowl 55 was uncertain after missing the Bucs NFC Championship game with a knee injury. Through the first half of the game, Brown had caught all four of his targets for 19 yards. Brown caught a one-yard receiving touchdown from Tom Brady with just six seconds left in the second quarter.

After a tumultuous 2019, Brown entered this season a free agent and signed with the Bucs as he was set to return from an eight-game suspension. He played his first game with the team in Week 9, scoring a touchdown in five of his last six games.