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The field is set for Super Sunday. On February third, the Los Angeles Rams will face off against the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl. The match will pit new school versus old school on the biggest stage in sports. Who do you think will win?
First, let’s look at the Patriots. For Tom Brady, it will be the ninth time he has started a Super Bowl. It’s also his third straight appearance and second time facing the Rams. The last time he took on the Rams they played in St. Louis and Kurt Warner was their starting quarterback. That was 2002. In 2019, the Rams are led by 23-year-old Jared Goff.
If Goff can out-duel Brady, it will be seen as a passing of the torch. The man who is almost 20 years Goff’s senior won’t retire, but he will have to admit defeat. Don’t be fooled, this game is about more than just bragging rights, it’s about age and philosophy. Sean McVay, the Rams’ head coach, is 33-years-old. He’s the youngest coach to ever take a team to the Super Bowl. He’s also nearly ten years younger than Brady.
On paper the game is a fascinating match up. For the next two weeks sports media will build the game up. No one knows who will win, although smart money has to be on Brady. He has five rings and a sixth would unquestionably make him the greatest of all-time.