clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Tampa starts 2019, 2020 Super Bowl bid against Atlanta, Miami and New Orleans

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

We may see yet another Super Bowl in Tampa. ESPN reports that Tampa, New Orleans, Atlanta and Miami are all aiming to bid for the 2019 and 2020 Super Bowls. Tampa has hosted four Super Bowls before, the last one coming in 2009 when the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Arizona Cardinals in a nailbiter of a game.

Tampa has since bid on several Super Bowls, but has lost out consistently -- mostly to new stadiums. With Atlanta receiving a new stadium and that may push the league toward hosting the game there. The other three stadiums are significantly more outdated, though, and Raymond James Stadium will likely have to undergo some renovations to stand a real chance -- like finally upgrading the 17-year-old video board, something that's supposedly been coming for years but has consistently failed to actually happen.

New Orleans and Miami have both hosted ten Super Bowls and, while both stadiums are aged, they have been upgraded in recent years.