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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Held on Against the Green Bay Packers in a Unforgettable Victory of 31-26

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 in Lambeau Field in Green Bay was a day of celebration for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans, as their team held on against the Green Bay Packers in a 31-26 victory. The Buccaneers rode a rushing game that produced 76 yards and one rushing touchdown, to go along with a Tom Brady performance of 280 yards, three touchdowns.

Brady ended the game with 280 yards passing, to go along with three touchdowns, three interceptions, and completing 20 of 36 passes. This performance led to a 73.80 passer rating for Brady.

The ground game for the Buccaneers saw Leonard Fournette carrying the football 12 times, and Ronald Jones helping with rushing the ball 10 times. The two rushers produced 55 yards and 16 yards respectively in a winning effort. The passing game for the Buccaneers had Brady tossing the football to Mike Evans and Chris Godwin as his most productive targets. Evans caught three passes for a net gain of 51 yards. The secondary target (Godwin) caught five passes for a net contribution of 110 yards.

On the defensive side of the football, the Buccaneers produced two forced fumbles, two tackles for loss, five sacks and no defensive touchdowns.

Compared to Brady of the Buccaneers, Aaron Rodgers of the Packers threw for 346 yards with three touchdowns, and one interception, completing 33 of 48 passes, for a 101.60 passer rating.

The rushing game for the Packers was led by Jamaal Williams and Aaron Jones. For the game, Williams rushed for 23 yards from carrying the football seven times. Meanwhile Jones carried the ball 6 times for a total of 27 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Packers included Davante Adams and Marquez Valdes-Scantling. Adams caught nine passes for a total of 67 yards, while Valdes-Scantling contributed with 115 yards from four passes.

In a losing effort, the Packers defense contributed with one sack , zero forced fumbles, no tackles for loss, and zero defensive touchdowns for the game.

After this game, the Buccaneers advance to the Super Bowl, while the Packers gets to go home in defeat.