Buccaneers beat Packers, headed home for Super Bowl

Tampa Bay becomes first team to host Super Bowl
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady throws 29-yard TD vs. Green Bay Packers in NFC Championship, Jan. 24, 2021
Posted at 6:19 PM, Jan 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-24 20:08:57-05

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are headed home for the Super Bowl.

Tom Brady and the Bucs beat the Green Bay Packers 31-26 in Sunday's NFC Championship game to earn a trip to Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.

The Bucs (14-5) become the first team in NFL history to host a Super Bowl.

Brady overcame three interceptions and five sacks to help the Bucs reach the Super Bowl for the first time since the 2002 championship season.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady holds hands in air after beating Green Bay Packers to win NFC Championship, Jan. 24, 2021
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady reacts after winning the NFC Championship game against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Green Bay, Wis. The Buccaneers defeated the Packers 31-26 to advance to the Super Bowl.

The 43-year-old quarterback owns six Super Bowl rings with New England and now heads to his 10th NFL championship game with his new team.

They'll face the winner of the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs on Feb. 7.