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Owners vote to push back LA's Super Bowl hosting date

Owners vote to push back LA's Super Bowl hosting date Owners vote to push back LA's Super Bowl hosting date
Stacy Diaz | 25 May, 2017, 05:55

On Tuesday, it was announced that Tampa has the opportunity to host Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium if it meets certain requirements. "The waiver figures to be an important topic of conversation this week when the National Football League owners gather for their spring meetings in Chicago".

Los Angeles lost the 2021 Super Bowl to Tampa today, as the NFL's owners voted to delay the L.A. Super Bowl by a year because of construction delays on the new stadium.

"From our standpoint, we felt this was an appropriate thing to do", said Roger Goodell, NFL Commissioner. "So this was a solution the membership got on very quickly". That city has hosted the Super Bowl four times, most recently in 2009 when Pittsburgh defeated Arizona.

They will now host the Super Bowl in 2022 instead of 2021. Johnston, NFL spokesman for Super Bowl 50. The NFL told Davis that a second team would play in the stadium one year after it opened and that Davis would have to share the revenue streams with the other franchise.

As far as the next three Super Bowls are concerned, they all stay put.

The Buccaneers' Raymond James Stadium will now host Super Bowl LV, which was originally scheduled to be played at the $2.6 billion facility in Inglewood, California, that will be shared by the Rams and Chargers. Super Bowl LII will be held in Minneapolis' U.S. Bank Stadium in 2018, before Super Bowl LIII is held in Atlanta in 2019 and Super Bowl LIV in South Florida in 2020.

As we'd reported last week, the upcoming Inglewood stadium (designed to house both the Rams and the Chargers) has been hit with a major delay thanks to the winter season's rainfall.