In case you forgot, a little something called the Super Bowl went down yesterday. Alicia Keys rocked the National Anthem, Beyonce was as fierce as they come and the commercials were awesome. There's also one very underrated part of Super Bowl Sunday that often goes unnoticed-- the Puppy Bowl!

Every year, Animal Planet hosts this mock football game featuring none other than ridiculously adorable shelter puppies. Even though they're pretty skilled at the sport, the best part is watching the doggies run around like little rascals and simply be C-U-T-E. In case you missed this awesome event, here's a recap:

THE GAME WAS OFF TO A PRETTY TRICKY START, BUT THEN... SALLY SCORED THE FIRST TOUCHDOWN!

AFTER A FEW MORE IMPRESSIVE PLAYS, KITTIES TOOK OVER AND RULED THE HALFTIME SHOW...

THEN THERE WAS SOME SLOBBERY AND LOVEY DOVEY ACTION ON THE KISS CAM...

...WHICH TOTALLY DISTRACTED US, AND WE ALMOST MISSED THE MOST VALUABLE PUPPY AWARD. SO WHICH PUP WON?

YOU'RE AN INSPIRATION TO US ALL, FITZ (AND TOTALLY ADORABLE).

Animal Planet

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