The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Champion video game 31-26 on Sunday to advance to Super Bowl 55. The game is scheduled to be dipped into Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, making this the very first time in Super Bowl history that a person of the contending teams will be playing in their home stadium.
The last time a group contending for the NFL champion played in their house arena was in 1966, when the Packers defeated the Cleveland Browns at Lambeau Field, one season before the start of the Super Bowl era.Twice in Super Bowl history, California groups have played in the exact same city as their house field, however in a different venue. The Los Angeles Rams, who at the time called the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum house, played at the Rose Bowl in Super Bowl 14. The San Francisco 49ers dipped into Stanford Stadium in Super Bowl 19, however their home video games were played at Candlestick Park.
Tampa Bay quarterback Tom Brady, who played with the New England Patriots for 20 seasons, led Tampa Bay to its first Super Bowl look because they won it in 2003. Until this season, that was Tampa Bays only Super Bowl look in franchise history. Brady will be appearing in his 10th Super Bowl, having currently won 6, both high marks for any player in NFL history.Sundays NFC national championship was played in Green Bay, Wisconsin, as the Packers had secured the top seed in the conference during the regular season. The Bucs are the 4th wild card group because 1990 to make it to the Super Bowl, according to CBS Sports.Tampa Bay will take on the winner of AFC Championship video game in between the Buffalo Bills and the Kansas City Chiefs. That game airs Sunday night on CBS. Super Bowl 55 will be used Sunday, February 7 and broadcast by CBS.CBS and CBS News and CBS Sports are all owned by ViacomCBS.