WPIAL football players included in cardboard cutouts in seats at Super Bowl

WPIAL football players included in cardboard cutouts in seats at Super Bowl
Fans sit near cutouts in the stands at Raymond James Stadium before the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) (Gregory Bull)

TAMPA, Fla. — Some WPIAL football players were in the crowd of cardboard cutouts at the Super Bowl, according to our news partners at TribLIVE.com.

Some players who reached the WPIAL finals, including students from Pine-Richland and Peters Township, had cutouts in seats at Raymond James Stadium.

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Attendance at the Super Bowl was limited to just 25,000 people to watch the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs. There were 30,000 cardboard cutouts in the stands.

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