It’s official. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (10-5) are heading to the postseason for the first time since the 2007 season.
Tom Brady threw for 348 yards and four touchdowns in the first half as the Bucs rolled the Detroit Lions (5-10), 47-7, to clinch a playoff berth.
Rob Gronkowski makes an incredible catch and still finds his way into the end zone
Slow starts be damned! It’s a great throw from Tom Brady and Gronk is able to haul it in and keep his balance just enough to get into the end zone. What a play from the veteran tight end to give the Bucs a 7-0 lead right off the bat.
Chris Godwin catches a bomb
Godwin beats the coverage and is able to keep his own concentration and balance in check. He pulls in the pass and the Bucs are in business at the DET25.
Brady sets a new Bucs record for most passing touchdowns in a single season
Who else should catch Brady’s 34th touchdown pass of the year? Evans beats his man and Brady throws a perfect pass to put the Bucs up, 13-0, in the first quarter.
Leonard Fournette puts the Bucs up three scores
Tampa Bay received great starting field position and made it count. The Bucs drove down the field with ease and Fournette punched it in to make it a 20-0 game in the first half.
Godwin pulls in Brady’s third passing touchdown with one hand
He makes these types of catches look so easy, but we all know how difficult they really are. Godwin’s catch caps off a 91-yard touchdown drive and puts the Bucs up, 27-0, in the first half.
Antonio Brown catches a touchdown for the second straight week
This is just another great pass from Brady, but regardless, Brown is on the receiving end and this catch would put Tampa Bay up, 34-0, going into halftime.
Gronk scores again
But this time it’s from Blaine Gabbert, who came out to start the second half. Ryan Succop missed his second PAT, however, so the Bucs went up, 40-0, after this play.
Jamal Agnew gets the Lions on the board
It took until the third quarter, but Detroit was finally able to get into the end zone thanks to Agnew. He takes Bradley Pinoin’s punt 74 yards to the house and makes it a 40-7 game.
Evans sets the franchise record for most receiving touchdowns in a single season
What can you say? The dude is the best to ever play the position in Tampa Bay. The score was 47-7 after this play.
TOUCHDOWN: #GoBucs' Evans extends lead over #OnePride to 47-7 with the 22-yard reception from Gabbert. Evans' reception also eclipses his team record to 13 on the season.— ( ) (@faiello_mari) December 26, 2020
Drive summary: 4 plays, 63 yards, 2:13 pic.twitter.com/OBu2f2qOZO
The Bucs would go on to win, 47-7.