The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship on Sunday, 31 to 26, to advance to Super Bowl 55. Later on Sunday night, Kansas City Chess Super Bowl champions hosted the AFC Championship with a 38-24 victory over the Buffalo Bills, securing a place in the second consecutive Super Bowl.
Super Bowl 55 is set to be played at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, making it its first time inthat one of the competing teams will play at his home stadium.
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Twice in the history of the Super Bowl, teams in California have played in the same city as their hometown, but in a different location. The Los Angeles Rams, then called the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Home, played at the Rose Bowl at Super Bowl 14. The San Francisco 49ers played at Stanford Stadium in Super Bowl 19, but their home games were played at Candlestick Park.
Tampa Bay quarterback Tom Brady, who has played with the New England Patriots for 20 seasons, led Tampa Bay to his first appearance in the Super Bowl since winning it in 2003. Until this season, it was the only Super Bowl appearance in Tampa Bay. in the history of franchising. Brady will appear in his 10th Super Bowl after winning six, both high marks for every player in NFL history.
The Buccaneers started hot on Sunday, leading 21-10 at halftime. The attack broke out in the second half, however, thanks in part to 3 interceptions thrown by Brady. But with just over 2 minutes left in the game and facing 4th down from their opponent’s 8-yard line, the Packers chose to kick a goal on the field instead of sticking to a touchdown, which would take them two points. conversion from tie. They never got the ball back, as Bucs’s foul received two more first falls in subsequent possession.
“It’s been a great trip so far,” Brady said after Sunday’s game. “We put in the work. Guys just accepted everything, really, when [head coach Bruce Arians] arrived here last year. A lot of great things were happening, a lot of great young players. I just made a decision. I loved coming to work every day with this group of guys. ”
Brady will face Patrick Mohammes, who won the Super Bowl MVP title after leading the champions to a 31-20 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl 54.
The champions faced an early 9-0 deficit in the AFC championship after a muffled blow gave Buffalo the ball on the 3-yard line. The Bills, who have already grown by 3, scored a touchdown in the first game on disc, but missed the extra point. The Chiefs’ offense then came to life, scoring 21 points in the second quarter, while their defense kept the score to just three points. The Bills will not score a new touchdown until 4:08 in the fourth quarter.
After a failed 2-point conversion, Buffalo found themselves with 17. They managed to recover a shot from the side, but the subsequent possession only went to another goal on the field, reducing the lead to 14 with just over three minutes left in the game. The Chiefs then put together eight games, including three knees, to run the clock and secure the victory.
Super Bowl 55 is scheduled to be played on Sunday, February 7 and will be broadcast on CBS.
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