Tom Brady is the lord of the Super Bowl rings in the NFL. He will slip No. 7 over a finger during a private ceremony for the Bucs organization July 22, two days before the start of training camp.
The Bucs have sent players and coaches a save-the-date notice for a gala to present their Super Bowl 55 rings. The venue has not been announced.
If past is prologue, you can expect a formal event with a red carpet, a highlight film of the 2020 season and a video of how the rings were designed. After winning Super Bowl 37, the Bucs held a black-tie event at the A La Carte Pavilion in Tampa (a venue since sold to a home builder) before the start of training camp in 2003.
No details have emerged about the design of the Super Bowl 55 ring. Because the Lombardi Trophy win was the Bucs’ second, two trophies are likely to be depicted on the ring.
That the Bucs also became the first team to win a Super Bowl in their home stadium likely will be commemorated.
Brady is no stranger to Super Bowl ring ceremonies. He won six with the Patriots and has been known to wear all of them to these types of events.
In addition, the Bucs on July 14 will announce the date for the game at which former defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin will be inducted into their Ring of Honor.
Kiffin was elected to the Ring of Honor in February 2020, but the coronavirus pandemic delayed his enshrinement ceremony.
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