Rob Gronkowski acquisition improves Bucs’ odds for Super Bowl

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Sportsbooks bumped the Buccaneers’ odds way up the board after they signed quarterback Tom Brady as a free agent and they reacted quickly to the news that tight end Rob Gronkowski would also be coming to Tampa.

After Gronkowski returned to active duty and got traded to the Bucs on Tuesday, oddsmakers adjusted the numbers for the 2020 season. Caesars listed them at 17-1 to win Super Bowl LV, which will be played in Tampa, before the Gronk trade, but they are now on the board at 14-1.

Ben Fawkes of ESPN.com reports that they’ve also gone from 8-1 to 7-1 to win the NFC title and their over/under for wins is up to 9.5 after being at nine prior to the trade.

The Saints remain the favorites to win the NFC South, but share the same odds of winning the Super Bowl as their divisional rivals.

20 responses to “Rob Gronkowski acquisition improves Bucs’ odds for Super Bowl

  1. With the Gronk acquisition, they are now one of the 4-5 teams that have a legitimate chance to hoist the next Lombardi trophy.

  2. Remind me again of the last 9.5 win team to win the Super Bowl? I live in Foxboro and I think this is hilarious. Good luck to the Tampa Bay Buccabradys!

  3. Look at the Bucs schedule.
    That includes NFC North
    Tampa better build pass protection for Brady
    He is going to be a sitting duck with NFC North pass rushers.

  4. welcome back to gronk nomore pushing off defenders anymore. as for brady wondering if refs will throw flag anytime hes hit a tad late. also this isn’t the afc east the wins wont come easy.

  5. Vegas about to cash in as they will on the 8.5 wins over/under for the Pats. They’ll take on mouthbreathers for this bet and the same people who hate the Pats on the other bet, and just cash in.

    Easy money for Vegas.

  6. I would stand clear of Super Bowl talk! Brady and Gronk are good but for some unknown reason I just dont think a SB appearance is instant!

  7. He is going to be a sitting duck with NFC North pass rushers.
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    Good point. A combined total of almost 150 sacks from the north. 90 between the Pack and Vikings alone!

  8. will the tb o-line be afforded the same holding on every play luxury as new england the past 15 years? if so then tb will cruise to division title.

  9. Love the trolls wishing and hoping for injuries. All class. Can’t wait for the running and hiding when the Bucs win 11 and contend for the Super bowl. New usermames for all the cowards.

  10. Super Bowl odds? This isn’t even a playoff team. The NFC has a lot of depth, I have SF, Seattle, LA, Dallas, Philly, GB, Minnesota, Chicago and NO as all better teams than TB.

  11. Love the off-season enthusiasm. Not going to happen because of all the other holes the Buccanners have, but none the less I love the enthusiasm.

  12. Lol NFC North – No one is scared of the Bears or Kirk Cousins or a Packers team that may have been one of the weakest NFC Championship game participants we’ve seen. I’m pretty sure Bucs fans are ok with rolling the dice on those offensive weapons and enjoying being on national TV every week. Your statement is also ironic considering the Bucs are the ones that have the player that lead the NFL in sacks.

  13. I think the Bucs will be an interesting team to watch next year. If they can get on the same page on offense look out. Between Brady, Gronk and Mike Evans they are going to be a threat on offense. If they can add a few more pieces they could be dangerous.

  14. Trent Williams will soon be on Tampa Bay roster which will move the needle even more so to playoff success

  15. myusernameissteve says:
    April 22, 2020 at 9:11 am
    Remind me again of the last 9.5 win team to win the Super Bowl? I live in Foxboro and I think this is hilarious. Good luck to the Tampa Bay Buccabradys!
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    The Giants won the 2012 Super Bowl over your Patriots. They were 9-7 in the regular season.

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