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‘Tampa, Florida. Sports Town, USA’: Twitter reacts as Bucs advance to Super Bowl

Tampa Bay will become the first team to play in the Super Bowl in its home stadium.
Bucs quarterback Tom Brady (12) and tight end Cameron Brate (84) celebrate a touchdown during the third quarter Sunday in Green Bay, Wis.
Bucs quarterback Tom Brady (12) and tight end Cameron Brate (84) celebrate a touchdown during the third quarter Sunday in Green Bay, Wis. [ DIRK SHADD | Times ]
Published Jan. 24
Updated Jan. 26

Suddenly, Tampa Bay is the center of the sports world.

Months after the Lightning won the Stanley Cup and the Rays advanced to the World Series, the Bucs moved on to the Super Bowl with a 31-26 win over the Packers in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game.

They will become the first NFL team to play in a Super Bowl in its home stadium Feb. 7 at Raymond James Stadium.

“We’re coming home, and we’re coming home to win,” coach Bruce Arians said on the field after the game.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to the Bucs’ win:

Contact Mari Faiello at mfaiello@tampabay.com. Follow @faiello_mari.