4:23 AM EST, Mon January 25, 2021
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Super Bowl LV: Buccaneers will play the Chiefs

Super Bowl LV: Buccaneers will play the Chiefs

Tom Brady (12) of the Buccaneers shakes hands with Patrick Mahomes (15) of the Chiefs after the regular season game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on November 29, 2020. | Photo by Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire via This postseason has been filled with repeats for the Bucs. Well... not sure what the odds of this are, but it’s truly something. The Buccaneers played the Saints in the Divisional Round of the playoffs to make it their third matchup of the 2020 season. On Sunday, Tampa Bay played the Green Bay Packers for the NFC Championship —...
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Bruce Arians’ clutch decision-making sends the Bucs to the Super Bowl

Bruce Arians’ clutch decision-making sends the Bucs to the Super Bowl

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel-USA TODAY NETWORK via Imagn Content Services LLC Arians came through in the clutch for his guys. Everyone knows that Bruce Arians loves an aggressive offense. He loves to take shots down the field and he likes the risky throws in tight windows, because anything can happen if you’re making those types of plays. But being aggressive and taking risks isn’t always reserved for calling plays or an offensive philosophy. Sometimes, it’s about decision-making. That was on full display for Arians and the Bucs during Sunday’s NFC...
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Notes and stats from the Buccaneers 31-26 NFC Championship win over the Packers

Notes and stats from the Buccaneers 31-26 NFC Championship win over the Packers

Photo by Stacy Revere/ Tampa Bay continues to rack up postseason achievements. - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Green Bay Packers, 31-26, to advance to the Super Bowl for the second time in team history, joining the 2002 Buccaneers. Tampa Bay will also become the first team in NFL history to play a Super Bowl in its home stadium. - The Buccaneers are the first No. 5 seed in NFL history to defeat a No. 1 seed in a conference championship game. - In his NFL record 14th conference championship game, QB Tom Brady went 20-of-36 for 280 yards and three touchdowns. ...
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Highlights from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ NFC Championship win over the Green Bay Packers

Highlights from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ NFC Championship win over the Green Bay Packers

Photo by Dylan Buell/ The Bucs will represent the NFC in Super Bowl LV. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are officially Super Bowl-bound after defeating the Green Bay Packers, 31-26, at Lambeau Field. This will go down as one of the better NFC Championships in recent memory. There was plenty of big moments, crazy plays, and questionable calls to talk about for a long time. Let’s revisit the best moments —or worst depending on which side you’re on— from Tampa Bay’s NFC Championship win over Green Bay. Mike Evans puts the Bucs in the lead with the first touchdown of...
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Fresh gear for Buccaneers fans following the NFC Championship win over the Packers

Fresh gear for Buccaneers fans following the NFC Championship win over the Packers

Breaking T comes through for Bucs fans again. Fresh off the Buccaneers 31-23 victory over the Green Bay Packers, Bucs fans can not only join in on excitement with their favorite beverages (DRINK RESPONSIBLY!), but they can start getting ready with some new merchandise from our friends over at Breaking T. The designs feature one pertaining to their NFC Championship win with the words “Took The Tundra” on a dark gray (pewter) colored background. The other design which sits on a red background features the letters “TFB” which I’m sure many of you can figure out what that...
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Bucs at Packers recap: Super Bowl bound after thrilling 31-26 victory in NFC Championship Game

Bucs at Packers recap: Super Bowl bound after thrilling 31-26 victory in NFC Championship Game

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel-U Tampa Bay had to fight its tail off at Lambeau Field on Sunday afternoon, but it came away 31-26 winners to clinch a spot in the Super Bowl for the first time since the 2002 season. When the Buccaneers signed Tom Brady last spring and then continued to put together a star-studded roster as the year went on, there was a lot of talk about what they would look like on the field vs. what they looked like on paper. Most agreed that Tampa Bay was a playoff team, but a strong majority seemed to feel that it was a team that had early postseason...
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Buccaneers at Packers: NFC Championship Second Half Open Thread

Buccaneers at Packers: NFC Championship Second Half Open Thread

Photo by Dylan Buell/ Bucs Nation’s community thread for the game. The NFC Championship is turning out to be what the fans have wanted so far, and that is a very entertaining game between two good teams. The Buccaneers got things going on their opening drive with big first down throws by Tom Brady to Mike Evans and Chris Godwin which came on third downs for clutch conversions. They ended the drive with a touchdown pass to Evans. Green Bay would respond a bit later with a touchdown of their own when quarterback Aaron Rodgers hit Marquez Valdes-Scantling down the...
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Buccaneers at Packers: Gameday Thread for the NFC Championship

Buccaneers at Packers: Gameday Thread for the NFC Championship

The Bucs and Packers put it all on the line Sunday afternoon from Lambeau Field. | Green Bay Press Gazette-USA TODAY NETWORK Bucs Nation’s community thread for the game. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are in Green Bay to face the Packers for the second time this season. This time, the stakes are much greater. The winner of this contest advances to the Super Bowl to face the winner of the AFC Championship game between the Buffalo Bills and the Kansas City Chiefs. Enjoy the NFC Championship game between the Bucs and Packers as well as each other’s company in the comments...
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Buccaneers at Packers: NFC Championship Inactives

Buccaneers at Packers: NFC Championship Inactives

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The Buccaneers will be missing a big piece on the back end of their defense against Green Bay The Tampa Bay Buccaneers knew they would be without receiver Antonio Brown and that they would see the return of tackle Vita Vea - however, no one was anticipating the loss of a PFWA All-Rookie member and standout safety Antoine Winfield Jr. Winfield tweaked his ankle in practice on Thursday and now the Bucs defense will go against a red hot Packers offense without one of their key pieces. Safety Mike Edwards, who had an interception last week...
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Buccaneers at Packers: NFC Championship Preview

Buccaneers at Packers: NFC Championship Preview

Can Tom Brady get the Bucs to Super Bowl LV? | Photo by Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire via Tampa Bay has one last giant to slay before it can represent the NFC in Super Bowl LV. Another week, another round of Tampa Bay playoff football. Sounds weird, right? It sure does if you’ve been a Bucs fan —or even a player— over the last 13 years. One player that’s used to this, however, is Tom Brady. For him, the postseason is a yearly tradition and now he’s bestowing his good fortunes upon the Bucs franchise. Tampa Bay beat the Saints in the Divisional Round of the...
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Report: Buccaneers want Antonio Brown back next season

Report: Buccaneers want Antonio Brown back next season

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/ The veteran receiver has grown on them. The Buccaneers still have a game to play this afternoon, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t looking ahead to next season. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Tampa Bay would like to have wide receiver Antonio Brown return for the 2021 season. From @NFLGameDay: Injury updates on #Chiefs stars RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire, RB Le’Veon Bell, and WR Sammy Watkins… plus while Antonio Brown is out today, the #Bucs do want him back for 2021, sources say. pic.twitter.com/PbtoRBfHu6— Ian Rapoport...
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Buccaneers at Packers: Bold predictions for the NFC Championship

Buccaneers at Packers: Bold predictions for the NFC Championship

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Will the Bucs Nation staff hit on any of their bold predictions? The Buccaneers have advanced to the NFC Championship game to face the Green Bay Packers. Things have changed since the last time these two teams met as the Packers became became the No. 1 seed in the NFC behind the red-hot arm of Aaron Rodgers and the very good running game behind Aaron Jones. In their first meeting, Jason hit on his bold prediction of the Buccaneers getting to Rodgers and sacking him at least twice. How bold does the Bucs Nation staff get this time around for...
Jan 23, 2021
Return of Vita Vea could catapult Buccaneers to a historic home finale

Return of Vita Vea could catapult Buccaneers to a historic home finale

Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports How Vea’s return could be just the advantage Tom Brady needs to top Aaron Rodgers in their first postseason contest The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are one game away from becoming the first team to host and play in a Super Bowl. And it’s Super Bowl 55, which automatically thrusts memories of Derrick Brooks into the forefront. It kind of seems like it was meant to be, doesn’t it? It wasn’t alway like this though. From the moment it became evident Tom Brady was heading south to join Bruce Arians and his Buccaneers squad there were...
Jan 22, 2021
Buccaneers at Packers: NFC Championship Final Injury Report

Buccaneers at Packers: NFC Championship Final Injury Report

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Both the Bucs and Packers will be without a key player in the NFC Championship game The Buccaneers announced on Friday that they would be without wide receiver Antonio Brown for the NFC Championship in Green Bay but they have also activated Vita Vea who will play for the first time since week five when he suffered what was believed to be a season ending injury against the Chicago Bears. Bruce Arians said that Brown’s knee wasn’t where they wanted it to be and that the flight to Wisconsin could cause the swelling to get worse. As a...
Jan 22, 2021
Buccaneers activate DT Vita Vea for the NFC Championship against the Packers

Buccaneers activate DT Vita Vea for the NFC Championship against the Packers

The last time Buccaneers defensive tackle Vita Vea was on the football field with his teammates was on October 8, 2020 at Chicago. | Photo by Jonathan Daniel/ How limited will the big man in the middle be? The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today activated nose tackle Vita Vea from the Reserve/Injured list. Vea (6-4, 347) played in five games with the Buccaneers during the 2020 regular season, recording 10 tackles (three for loss), three quarterback hits and 2.0 sacks. Since being drafted No. 12 overall in the 2018 NFL Draft by Tampa Bay, Vea has played in 34 career games,...