Buccaneers vs. Chiefs 2021 Super Bowl: Date, time, postseason bracket, playoff results, TV channel and more.
With Super Bowl LV nearly here, let's take a look at all the information you need to know
Regardless of who wins on Sunday, history will be made when the Buccaneers and Chiefs face off in Super Bowl LV. Specifically, history will be made at the quarterback position. With a win, Tom Brady will add to his record six Super Bowl wins. Brady will also extend his record as the oldest quarterback to win the Super Bowl. His counterpart, Patrick Mahomes, could became the youngest player to win multiple Super Bowl MVP trophies. He would also become the youngest quarterback to win two Super Bowls and a league MVP.
With just one day left between us and Super Bowl LV, it's time to get excited (if you haven't already, of course). We've got a quarterback matchup for the ages: A young and exciting Patrick Mahomes against the GOAT Tom Brady - and that's not even the only storyline to look forward to! The Kansas City Chiefs versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers also has an interesting matchup on defense, with two scrappy units that love to force turnovers and fly around on the field.
What ESPN's Football Power Index (FPI) says
FPI predicts a Chiefs victory in 52.1% of its simulations by an average of 0.7 points.
Our matchup rating grades Chiefs-Buccaneers as a 98.7 on a scale of 1 to 100. It is the second-highest Super Bowl matchup rating since 2009 behind the Seahawks-Broncos matchup in 2014 (99.6). It is also the highest-rated matchup of the 2020 season, narrowly beating out the previous Chiefs-Bucs matchup in Week 12 (98.1).
The Chiefs were No. 1 in FPI this season, while the Buccaneers were No. 3. Both teams were also in the top five in overall efficiency rating.
In the preseason, the Chiefs had a 36.2% chance to make the Super Bowl per FPI, but the Buccaneers were looking at an 8.9% chance.
How to watch Super Bowl LIV
Date: Feb. 7, 2021
Time: 6:30 p.m. ET
Where: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa
TV: CBS | Stream: FREE on CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports App
GRAMMY-nominated artists Eric Church and Jazmine Sullivan are set to pair up for the first time to sing the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl LV pregame festivities.
The Weeknd will be the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show performer.
"We all grow up watching the world's biggest acts playing the Super Bowl and one can only dream of being in that position. I'm humbled, honored and ecstatic to be the center of that infamous stage this year," he said.
'America the Beautiful''
GRAMMY-award winning artist H.E.R will sing "America the Beautiful" at Super Bowl LV. In a short period of time, H.E.R. has accrued over 8 billion combined audio and streams worldwide of the breakthrough projects H.E.R. (RIAA-certified Platinum), I Used To Know Her and hit singles including "Slide," the powerful track and MTV Video Music Awards winning video "I Can't Breathe" and her latest, "Damage."