When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers grab the field in Great Bowl LV no longer as much as 2 weeks from now, they’ll be making history. Now no longer because Tom Brady has a likelihood to expend his seventh ring, nonetheless by being the first team ever to play a Great Bowl in its home stadium.
It’s one thing that became by no way done in the old 54 Great Bowls, nonetheless the Bucs chose the finest year to accomplish it motivate to the tall recreation with it being held at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay.
It’s a great distance out, nonetheless next February, the Rams can have a likelihood to hitch the Bucs as the handiest other team to play a home Great Bowl. SoFi Stadium will be the host of Great Bowl LVI in 2022, giving the Rams (and Chargers) the likelihood to play in their maintain stadium.
It’s a purpose Rams COO Kevin Demoff talked about in his letter to season-ticket holders final week, asserting the team would appreciate to paddle out of the tunnel at SoFi Stadium next February.
“In about a weeks, we’re going to have the opportunity to kick off the year-prolonged countdown to Los Angeles information superhighway hosting Great Bowl LVI in February 2022, and our purpose is to paddle out of our maintain locker room tunnel for that recreation,” he wrote.
The Rams truly played shut to home in 1980 when the recreation became held at the Rose Bowl, nevertheless it wasn’t technically their home stadium. This could well fully be a home recreation, and after playing in an empty SoFi Stadium for the entire 2020 season, it would handiest be fitting for the Rams to play a Great Bowl in the $5 billion building next year.
Again, that’s having a leer way out into the future, nevertheless it’s value citing as a result of the truth that the Buccaneers will become the first team to do it in two weeks. Great Bowl LVI at SoFi Stadium will be held on Feb. 6, 2022, so the Rams have somewhat more than a year to carry out a championship-caliber team.
After 54 years of teams by no way playing a home Great Bowl, it’d be exceptional if the Rams would possibly per chance accomplish it two years in a row next season.