Bucs To Stay Put In Tampa Against Chiefs, Despite Hurricane Ian

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced on Thursday that they will host the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night football, despite the impact of Hurricane Ian in the Southwest Florida Region. 

The hurricane fortunately spared the Tampa Bay area enough to allow play and after the club consulted local/state agencies, they got the go-ahead to play at Raymond James Stadium as originally scheduled. 

Over the past week there were multiple speculations as to where the game would be played, or even the chance of a postponement. Tampa had to use the Miami Dolphins practice facility this week as a result of  the storm to their organization as well. 

Statement from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers via NFL Reporter Albert Breer

The NFL had reportedly made plans to move the match to Minnesota if damages from the hurricane caused a health and safety concern, but as a result of the storm passing by Tampa it was not necessary. 

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