The first official leak of the Bucs’ 2022 schedule is out and has Tampa Bay internet hosting Kansas Metropolis in Week 4 in prime time. The rematch of Tremendous Bowl LV is on at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday Night time Soccer on NBC on October 2 at 8:20 p.m. ET.
Cannot look forward to this one 🍿
📺: Full 2022 NFL Schedule Launch at 8 p.m. ET on @nflnetwork
— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@Buccaneers) May 12, 2022
The Chiefs beat the Bucs in Week 12 in Tampa Bay, 27-24, in 2020. Patrick Mahomes handed for 462 yards and three touchdowns in that sport previous to the Bucs’ bye in Week 13. Tampa Bay wouldn’t lose one other sport throughout the 2020 season after that, successful eight straight, together with the rematch in opposition to Kansas Metropolis in Tremendous Bowl LV, 31-9.
It was a unique story within the rematch, as Todd Bowles’ protection hounded Mahomes all evening. Mahomes was pressured on practically each passing down, was sacked thrice and threw two interceptions. The Bucs protection stored Mahomes and the Chiefs high-powered offense out of the top zone. Tampa Bay quarterback Tom Brady threw three first half touchdowns, together with two to tight finish Rob Gronkowski, and was named the MVP.
The Bucs fell in need of repeating as Tremendous Bowl champions final yr. Regardless of a franchise-best 13-4 document, Tampa Bay misplaced at house to Los Angeles, 30-27, within the NFC Divisional Playoffs. The Rams went on to win Tremendous Bowl LVI. Kansas Metropolis went 12-5 final yr earlier than dropping at house to Cincinnati in time beyond regulation, 14-6, within the AFC Championship Recreation.