It took 54 Tremendous Bowls, but it surely’s lastly taking place. The Bucs will battle the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs for the highest spot.
TAMPA, Fla — Your Tampa Bay Buccaneers are heading residence for Tremendous Bowl LV!
It’s a historic first for the NFL as no different workforce within the earlier 54 Tremendous Bowls has performed at their residence stadium. And the final time the Bucs appeared within the large sport in any respect was 2003’s Tremendous Bowl XXXVII in San Diego, California.
Now, with the NFC Championship title below their belt after taking down Inexperienced Bay 31-26, the Bucs are able to steer the ship again to Tampa Bay.
However whereas the Buccaneers are first to get the home-field benefit on soccer’s greatest stage, that isn’t to say others haven’t come shut.
Most just lately, the Minnesota Vikings fell in need of taking part in in Tremendous Bowl LII after the Philadelphia Eagles knocked them out of their postseason quest. The Eagles later went on to elevate the Vince Lombardi Trophy as they took down the New England Patriots 41-33.
Then there may be the San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Rams who each performed in Tremendous Bowl video games of their residence state however not at their residence stadiums.
Different historic moments led the Bucs to Tremendous Bowl LV, together with ending a 13-year postseason dry spell, marking a number of sport and participant data and changing into one in all solely 4 groups to win three straight video games on the street to advance to the large sport.
The Buccaneers are actually on the hunt for his or her second Tremendous Bowl title for the reason that workforce’s inception in 1976 below coach John McKay.
Their opponent will probably be reigning Tremendous Bowl champs the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs.
This will probably be quarterback Tom Brady’s 10th Tremendous Bowl, however his first with the Buccaneers.
Can the Bucs hoist the Vince Lombardi Trophy as soon as once more? You’ll discover out at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 7 as CBS broadcasts the sport, which you’ll be able to watch domestically on 10 Tampa Bay.
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