With two incredible plays in Super Bowl LVIII against the Kansas City Chiefs, Jauan Jennings joined former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles in an exclusive club.
By throwing for a trick play touchdown to Christian McCaffrey and then catching a Brock Purdy pass for a score, Jennings became only the second player in Super Bowl history to throw for and catch a touchdown per AP’s Josh Bubow.
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Foles scored his touchdown pass on the legendary “Philly Special” play that helped the Eagles defeat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII.
Jennings' second score came during a critical drive in the fourth quarter as the 49ers were driving in response to Kansas City taking their first lead of the game after a special teams mistake by San Francisco gave them the ball in the red zone.
In what was expected to be a dazzling display of offense, Super Bowl LVIII largely has been a defensive battle, with the Chiefs and 49ers struggling to move the ball.