The first half of Super Bowl LV saw Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers get out to a 21-6 lead. Continuing a trend that upset fans in the NFC Championship, the penalty calls were fairly one-sided.
Brady has a reputation (fair or not) for being bailed out by the referees, and his Bucs benefited from a whopping 95 penalty yards in the first half.
Things calmed down in the second half, and the Chiefs finished with 120 yards conceded on 11 penalties. The Bucs gave up just 39 yards on 4 penalties.
Here's a look at the most penalty yards for any team in a single game in Super Bowl history.
Most Penalty Yards in Super Bowl History
3. Kansas City Chiefs vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers — Super Bowl LV (120)
2. Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Minnesota Vikings — Super Bowl IX (122)
1. Dallas Cowboys vs. Baltimore Colts — Super Bowl V (133)
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