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SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Corsair » Tue May 23, 2017 1:46 pm

Adam Schefter‏Verified account @AdamSchefter 2m2 minutes ago

Owners now expected to vote this afternoon on shifting Super Bowl LV from LA to Tampa, per source. Sounds like vote will happen and pass.
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Swashy » Tue May 23, 2017 1:49 pm

Corsair wrote:Adam Schefter‏Verified account @AdamSchefter 2m2 minutes ago

Owners now expected to vote this afternoon on shifting Super Bowl LV from LA to Tampa, per source. Sounds like vote will happen and pass.


Well it's about a damn time. Geez
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Nano » Tue May 23, 2017 1:53 pm

I feel that not having SB LV in Las Vegas may or may not be the biggest blunder in NFL history.
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Teitan » Tue May 23, 2017 1:57 pm

We could be contenders then.
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby DreadNaught » Tue May 23, 2017 2:04 pm

Winning a SB in our own stadium!!!! I like it!!
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby NYBF » Tue May 23, 2017 2:10 pm

Nano wrote:I feel that not having SB LV in Las Vegas may or may not be the biggest blunder in NFL history.


Yeah, maybe not the biggest, but it is pretty damn stupid.
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Bootz2004 » Tue May 23, 2017 2:32 pm

Nano wrote:I feel that not having SB LV in Las Vegas may or may not be the biggest blunder in NFL history.


League rules prohibit a stadium from hosting a SB in its opening season. The Raiders stadium also opens in 2020. That's why they are having this vote.
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Nano » Tue May 23, 2017 2:34 pm

It's official. SB LV in Tampa.
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Teitan » Tue May 23, 2017 2:34 pm

Unanimous decision. Tampa The Bucs will host win the super bowl on Feb 7, 2021
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby DreadNaught » Tue May 23, 2017 2:43 pm

Yay!!
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Crocaneers » Tue May 23, 2017 2:52 pm

Twitter even says so

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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Caradoc » Tue May 23, 2017 3:01 pm

Tampa has been getting a lot of love lately.
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Bootz2004 » Tue May 23, 2017 3:48 pm

Caradoc wrote:Tampa has been getting a lot of love lately.


I think the great reception the area and stadium got from the College Football Championship played a role in deciding to move the Superbowl. Apparently the league could've signed a waiver to allow the LA Stadium to host the game.
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Nano » Tue May 23, 2017 3:58 pm

Bootz2004 wrote:
Caradoc wrote:Tampa has been getting a lot of love lately.


I think the great reception the area and stadium got from the College Football Championship played a role in deciding to move the Superbowl. Apparently, the league could've signed a waiver to allow the LA Stadium to host the game.

Eh, they just pushed their hosting by a year(They'll host SB LVI now). It's smart because if there's another delay, they won't have to scramble to put it in another stadium
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby PetePierson » Tue May 23, 2017 3:59 pm

I think Houlihan's Stadium will be a great venue for a Super Bowl.

Go Bucs!
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Super K » Tue May 23, 2017 4:59 pm

DreadNaught wrote:Winning a SB in our own stadium!!!! I like it!!


Ha! First thing that popped into my head when I heard the news...

Let's make some history!
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby terrytate » Tue May 23, 2017 8:08 pm

PetePierson wrote:I think Houlihan's Stadium will be a great venue for a Super Bowl.

Go Bucs!



I had honestly forgotten that Houlihan's stadium was ever thing. I don't think I know anyone who even used the term.
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Crocaneers » Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:50 pm

DONE!!

At today’s NFL Fall League Meeting in New York City, NFL owners officially awarded Super Bowl LV in 2021 to Tampa. In May, it was announced that Tampa had been offered the Super Bowl on the condition that the city meet certain requirements related to its bid. With today’s announcement, the city now turns its focus to preparing to host the league’s premier event for the fifth time.

“The final approval of Super Bowl LV is a great source of pride for the Glazer family, the Buccaneers organization and the entire Tampa Bay region," Buccaneers Co-Chairman Bryan Glazer said. "We have made substantial improvements in recent years to ensure that Raymond James Stadium could ultimately host the game for a third time and we appreciate that our fellow owners have recognized the stadium and our area’s long and distinguished history as a world-class host city.”

Tampa - which trails only Miami, New Orleans and Los Angeles in the total number of Super Bowls hosted - has been the site of the game in 1984, 1991, 2001 and 2009. This year’s Super Bowl will be held in Minnesota, followed by Atlanta, Miami and, ultimately, Tampa.

Tampa hosted the College Football National Championship game this past January. Raymond James Stadium is in the midst of a four-phase, $150 million renovation that will be completed by the start of the 2018 NFL season.


http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article- ... 84f67cb9ba
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby nhbucsfan » Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:27 pm

Our new QB should have a couple of years in the next coach’s system by then. :nono:
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby BucaRican » Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:31 am

Caradoc wrote:Tampa has been getting a lot of love lately.

Big City of Dreams!
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby MJW » Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:35 am

nhbucsfan wrote:Our new QB should have a couple of years in the next coach’s system by then. :nono:


#Fitzmagic
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Buc You » Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:38 am

terrytate wrote:
PetePierson wrote:I think Houlihan's Stadium will be a great venue for a Super Bowl.

Go Bucs!



I had honestly forgotten that Houlihan's stadium was ever thing. I don't think I know anyone who even used the term.

It'll always be The Big Sombrero to me.
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Rocker » Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:57 am

Buc You wrote:
terrytate wrote:

I had honestly forgotten that Houlihan's stadium was ever thing. I don't think I know anyone who even used the term.

It'll always be The Big Sombrero to me.


Yup
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Buc2 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:03 am

Rocker wrote:
Buc You wrote:It'll always be The Big Sombrero to me.


Yup

First time I ever sat in that stadium was in 1974. Plant vs Hillsborough for their annual (at the time) Turkey Day Game.
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Rocker » Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:13 pm

November 2nd, 1986. We beat the Bills, I think that was our only win at home that year? Earliest clear memory I have.
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Selmon Rules » Fri Oct 20, 2017 1:52 pm

Earliest memory I have of going to a Bucs game was preseason, the first year, when we almost beat Miami with nothing but field goals.... Lost 21-18
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Re: SuperBowl in Tampa?

Postby Buc2 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:04 pm

My first Bucs game was the NFC Divisional Playoff vs Philadelphia on Dec. 29, 1979 in Tampa Stadium.
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