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Chiefs vs. Buccaneers 2020: game time, TV schedule and how to watch live online

Everything you need to know to watch the Chiefs take on the Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV.

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The Game

We’re finally there!

It’s the final game of the 2020 NFL season, featuring the Kansas City Chiefs defending their 2019 championship against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV. Kickoff is set for 5:30 p.m. Arrowhead Time. The game will be broadcast on CBS — locally on KCTV/5.

Finishing their season with a franchise-best 14-2 record and their fifth consecutive AFC West championship — another team record — the Chiefs entered the postseason with the AFC’s first seed and only bye. The defeated the Cleveland Browns 22-17 in the Divisional round before winning the AFC title with a 38-24 victory over the Buffalo Bills.

The Buccaneers finished their season 11-5 — but after finishing second to the New Orleans Saints in the NFC South, they had to settle for a fifth-seed Wild Card playoff berth. They made the most of it, beating the Washington Football Team 31-23, the Saints 30-20 and finally the first-seeded Green Bay Packers 31-26 to claim the NFC crown.

This game is widely being touted as one of the greatest quarterback matchups in Super Bowl history. Now completing his third season as a starter, 25-year-old Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is starting his second straight championship game after being named MVP of his first — and league MVP in the season before that. Facing him will be longtime New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who will be starting his 10th Super Bowl as he completes his first season with the Buccaneers. The 43-year-old Brady is seeking his seventh league championship.

The two quarterbacks have faced each other in four NFL games. One of them will be leaving Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium with a 3-2 record against the other. Brady will want revenge for Tampa Bay’s 27-24 loss to the Chiefs in Week 12, while Mahomes will be seeking revenge for the 2018 AFC Championship, in which Brady’s Patriots defeated the Chiefs 37-31 in overtime.

But there is a lot more history wrapped up in this game. Kansas City could become the first team since Brady’s 2004 New England squad to repeat as league champions, which they accomplished by defeating Reid’s Philadelphia Eagles 24-21 in Super Bowl XXXIX. Meanwhile, Chiefs defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo wears a Super Bowl ring he earned by doing the same job with the New York Giants in 2007, holding Brady and the Patriots offense to their lowest point total of their previously-undefeated season in a 17-14 loss to the Giants in Super Bowl XLII.

However it plays out, this game should be one to remember.

Nuts and bolts

Location: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa Florida

Playing surface: Bermuda grass

Game time: 5:30 p.m. Arrowhead Time, Sunday, February 7, 2020

Weather forecast: Clear and 64, winds NW 6 mph, 6% chance of rain

Matchup history: Buccaneers 7-6 (regular season)

Odds: Chiefs -3

Officials: Referee Carl Cheffers (51), umpire Fred Bryan (11), down judge Sarah Thomas (53), line judge Rusty Baynes (59), field judge James Coleman (95), side judge Eugene Hall (103), back judge Dino Paganelli (105), replay official Mike Wimmer and replay assistant Sean McKee.

Television broadcast: with Jim Nantz, Tony Romo and Tracy Wolfson on KCTV (CBS/5-Kansas City), Chiefs Mobile App, WTSP (CBS/10-Tampa) and CBS affiliates nationwidesee coverage map

Online Stream: Fubo.TV

Chiefs radio broadcast: with Mitch Holthus, Danan Hughes and Josh Klingler on WDAF (106.5 FM-Kansas City) and Chiefs Radio Network affiliates

Chiefs Spanish radio broadcast: with Enrique Morales, Oscar Monterroso and Hannah Bassham on KCWJ (1030 AM-Kansas City)

Buccaneers radio broadcast: with Gene Deckerhoff and Dave Moore on WXTB (97.9 FM-Tampa) and the Buccaneers Radio Network.

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2020 Schedule

Wk
1
Thu
Sep 10
Texans Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Won
34-20
Wk
2
Sun
Sep 20
@Chargers SoFi Stadium
Los Angeles
Won
23-20
Wk
3
Mon
Sep 28
@Ravens M&T Bank Stadium
Baltimore
Won
34-20
Wk
4
Mon
Oct 5
Patriots Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Won
26-10
Wk
5
Sun
Oct 11
Raiders Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Lost
40-32
Wk
6
Mon
Oct 19
@Bills Bills Stadium
Buffalo
Won
26-17
Wk
7
Sun
Oct 25
@Broncos Broncos Stadium
Denver
Won
43-16
Wk
8
Sun
Nov 1
Jets Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Won
35-9
Wk
9
Sun
Nov 8
Panthers Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Won
33-31
Wk
10
Bye
Week
- - - - - -
Wk
11
Sun
Nov 22
@Raiders Allegiant Stadium
Las Vegas
Won
35-31
Wk
12
Sun
Nov 29
@Buccaneers Raymond James Stadium
Tampa
Won
27-24
Wk
13
Sun
Dec 6
Broncos Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Won
22-16
Wk
14
Sun
Dec 13
@Dolphins Hard Rock Stadium
Miami
Won
33-27
Wk
15
Sun
Dec 20
@Saints Mercedes-Benz Superdome
New Orleans
Won
32-29
Wk
16
Sun
Dec 27
Falcons Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Won
17-14
Wk
17
Sun
Jan 3
Chargers Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Lost
38-21
Wk
18
Bye
Week
- - - - - -
Wk
19
Sun
Jan 17
Browns Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Won
22-17
Wk
20
Sun
Jan 24
Bills Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Won
38-24 pm
Wk
21
Sun
Feb 7
Buccaneers Raymond James Stadium
Tampa
CBS
5:30 pm