INGLEWOOD, California, (WTVN)--The Cincinnati Bengals' quest for their 1st ever Super Bowl win ended Sunday, in a loss to the Los Angeles Rams, 23-20.
The Bengals led for most of the 2nd half, after trailing at halftime 13-10. Quarterback Joe Burrow hit Tee Higgins on a 75-yard touchdown pass on the 1st play of the 2nd half. The Bengals got a field goal on their next possession, which followed an interception, making the score 20-13.
It came down to the final two minutes of the 4th quarter, with Cincinnati up 20-16, when Rams Quarterback Matthew Stafford hit Cooper Kupp for the go-ahead touchdown.
The ensuing Bengals possession ended with Burrow throwing an incomplete pass on 4th down.
For Cincinnati, it was their 3rd appearance in the Super Bowl, after losing to the 49ers in both Super Bowl XVI and XXIII.
For the Rams, it's their 2nd Super Bowl title, and 1st while located in Los Angeles.