Most of the postgame attention might have focused around MVP Tom Brady, tight end Rob Gronkowski and head coach Bruce Arians.
But Twitter made it clear Sunday night that offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich and defensive coordinator Todd Bowles deserved just as many accolades for their work in the Bucs’ victory over the Chiefs in Super Bowl 55.
Bowles’ defense limited Kansas City to just three field goals, while Leftwich’s offense put up 31 points.
Bowles and Leftwich, part of the first Super Bowl-winning team with three Black coordinators, were passed over for seven head coaching positions that opened this offseason, much to Arians’ chagrin.
But they got their due from social media users:
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