The Los Angeles Rams will face the Cincinnati Bengals at the 2022 Super Bowl next month.

The Rams beat the San Francisco 49ers by a score of 20-17 to win the NFC Championship title Sunday night.

During the game, which was broadcast on Fox, Travin Howard made a game-sealing interception with 1:09 to play, and the Rams rallied from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to secure a spot in Super Bowl LVI.

This allows the Rams the opportunity to play at home in the game, set for Sunday, Feb. 13, at Stan Kroenke’s multibillion-dollar SoFi Stadium, which officially opened in September.

This marks the fifth time the Rams have appeared in the Super Bowl. The first time was in 1980, when they lost to Pittsburgh. The most recent appearance was in 2019, when they lost to New England. However, when the franchise was based in St. Louis from 1995-2015, they went to the big game twice: winning in 2000 against Tennessee and losing in 2002 to New England.

After 54 consecutive Super Bowls without an NFL team playing in its home stadium, the Rams are the second team to do it in two seasons after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers broke the streak last year.

Meanwhile, the Bengals beat the Kansas City Chiefs in an upset in the AFC Championship game, which aired on CBS earlier in the day.

The Bengals’ Evan McPherson kicked a 31-yard field goal with 9:22 left in overtime after quarterback Jo Burrow kept his cool while leading a furious second-half comeback. They got the Bengals to the NFL’s big game for the first time in 33 years with a 27-24 victory over the Chiefs.

The Bengals erased an 18-point deficit in the game, tying an AFC title game record for largest comeback and denying the Chiefs a third consecutive Super Bowl appearance. They won in 202, beating San Francisco by a score of 31-20, but lost last year to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a lopsided game ending in a score of 31-9.

This will mark the third Super Bowl appearance ever for the Bengals, who lost to San Francisco in both of their previous trips to the big game. They last played in the Super Bowl in 1989, losing to San Francisco by a score of 20-16. They also lost in their first appearance, in 1982, by a score of 26-21.

Super Bowl LVI will air on NBC. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar are scheduled to be the halftime performers.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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