• Hugo Traverso

Brady throws 3 interceptions, but Buccaneers hang on to host Super Bowl

The Buccaneers faced the Packers at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Buccaneers received the opening kickoff and it took 4 minutes for them to score when Tom Brady threw a 15 yard touchdown to Mike Evans. Both teams traded possessions until the Packers scored early in the second quarter when Aaron Rodgers had a 50 yard touchdown pass to Marquez Valdes-Scantling to tie it up. The Buccaneers responded fast with a 20 yard rushing touchdown. Green Bay had a long drive and finished with a 24 yard field goal from Mason Crosby to make it 14-10. Green Bay got the ball back after a Tampa punt and Rodgers threw a pass that was intercepted by Murphy-Bunting at the Tampa 49. 5 plays later, Brady threw a 39 yard touchdown pass to Scotty Millerto take a two score lead with 1 second left in the half. The Buccaneers ended the half leading 21-10.

The Packers lost the ball on a fumble that was recovered by the Bucs at the Green Bay 29 and returned 21 yards to the Packers 8 yard line. The Bucs scored on an 8 yard touchdown pass Brady to Cameron Brate. Green Bay retaliated with an 8 play drive that ended with a 8 yard touchdown pass from Rodgers to Robert Tonyan. Tom Brady threw his first interception 4 plays into the drive that was picked off and returned to the Packers 32 yard line. The Packers took advantage of this with a 13 play drive that ended in a 2 yard TD pass from Rodgers to Davante Adams, but the 2 point conversion attempt failed. Brady threw another interception taht was picked a returned to the Green Bay 19. After a punt by Green Bay, Brady threw another interception that was returned to the Packers 24. The Packers punted and the Bucs responded with a 46 yard field goal from Ryan Succop. The Packers marched, but had to settle for a 26 yard field goal to make it 31-26. Brady got it back and close it out to win 31-26.

Brady is heading to his 10th Super Bowl and the Buccaneers are becoming the first team to play the Super Bowl in their home stadium. Aaron Rodgers had a season to remember. Antonio Brown, Mike Evans, Leonard Fournette, Chris Godwin, and Ronald Jones are heading to the Super Bowl. The Buccaneers are heading to their second Super Bowl appearence. Super Bowl 55 is going to have a heath worker audience. Congrats Buccaneers and Buccaneers fans. Good luck at Raymond James!

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