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Notes and stats from the Buccaneers 31-23 win over Washington

Tom Brady hits more milestones in Bucs postseason win.

NFL: NFC Wild Card Round-Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Washington Football Team Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

- QB Tom Brady went 22-of-40 for 381 yards and two touchdowns. His 381 passing yards set a new single-game franchise postseason record. The postseason win was the 31st of Brady’s NFL career, which are the most playoff wins by any player in league history.

MOST SINGLE GAME PASSING YARDS – BUCCANEERS POSTSEASON HISTORY

Rank Player (Opp, Date) Yards

1. Tom Brady (at WAS, 1/9/21) 381

2. Brad Johnson (at PHI, 1/19/03) 259

3. Brad Johnson (vs. OAK, 1/26/03) 215

4. Jeff Garcia (vs. NYG, 1/6/08) 207

5. Brad Johnson (at PHI, 1/12/02) 202

- Brady became the first player in NFL history to surpass 75 career playoff passing touchdowns, building upon his NFL postseason record.

MOST PLAYOFF PASSING TOUCHDOWNS – NFL HISTORY

Rank Player TD

1. Tom Brady 75

2. Joe Montana 45

3. Brett Favre 44

4t. Peyton Manning 40

4t. Aaron Rodgers 40

- In the first half, Brady recorded 209 passing yards and two passing touchdowns, becoming the first player to throw for 200 passing yards and two touchdown passes in the first half of a playoff game since he did it on 1/13/18 vs. the Tennessee Titans. He has recorded at least 200 passing yards in the first half of each of Tampa Bay’s last three games, matching the longest such streak of his career.

- WR Mike Evans led the team in receiving with a franchise playoff record 119 receiving yards.

MOST SINGLE GAME RECEIVING YARDS – BUCCANEERS POSTSEASON HISTORY

Rank Player (Opp, Date) Yards

1. Mike Evans (at WAS, 1/9/21) 119

2. Keyshawn Johnson (at PHI, 12/31/00) 106

3. Jimmie Giles (at DAL, 1/2/92) 98

4. Keyshawn Johnson (vs. SF, 1/12/03) 85

5. Cameron Brate (at WAS, 1/9/21) 80

- Also putting forth a top five performance was TE Cameron Brate who caught four passes for 80 yards – the second-most receiving yards by a tight end in Buccaneers playoff history.

MOST RECEIVING YARDS BY A TIGHT END – BUCCANEERS POSTSEASON HISTORY

Rank Player (Opp, Date) TD

1. Jimmie Giles (at DAL, 1/2/82) 98

2. Cameron Brate (at WAS, 1/9/21) 80

3. Dave Moore (at GB, 1/4/98) 54

4. Jimmie Giles (vs. PHI, 12/29/79) 43

5. Ken Dilger (vs. SF, 1/19/03) 41

- The Buccaneers first touchdown of the game came on a 36-yard pass from Brady to WR Antonio Brown. Brown recorded his fifth-career postseason touchdown and his fifth touchdown over his last four games dating back to the 2020 regular season. He has now recorded a receiving touchdown in four-straight games for Tampa Bay, tying the second-longest receiving touchdown streak in team history (Mike Evans, six games, 12/8/19-10/8/20). Brown finished with two receptions for 49 yards and one touchdown.

- WR Chris Godwin was the second player to find the endzone for Tampa Bay, scoring on a 27-yard pass from Brady to record his first career postseason touchdown. Godwin has eight receiving touchdowns in 2020, between the regular season and postseason. He totaled five receptions for 79 yards and one touchdown in Saturday’s win.

- RB Leonard Fournette put forth a well-rounded performance, taking 19 carries for 93 yards and one touchdown and adding four receptions for 39 yards. He finished with 132 yards from scrimmage – the second-most in Buccaneers postseason history.

MOST SINGLE GAME SCRIMMAGE YARDS – BUCCANEERS POSTSEASON HISTORY

Rank Player (Opp, Date) Yards

1. Ricky Bell (vs. PHI, 12/29/79 142

2. Leonard Fournette (at WAS, 1/9/21) 132

3. Michael Pittman (vs. OAK, 1/26/03) 124

4. Keyshawn Johnson (at PHI, 12/31/00) 106

5t. Warrick Dunn (at GB, 1/4/98) 98

5t. James Wilder (at DAL, 1/9/83) 98

5t. Jimmie Giles (at DAL, 1/2/82) 98

- Second-year CB Sean Murphy-Bunting intercepted a pass from Washington QB Taylor Heinicke to secure his fifth-career interception and his first in the postseason.

- Veteran LB Lavonte David – playing in his first postseason game – tied for the team lead with nine tackles (one for loss), while also recording 1.0 sack and a pass defensed.

- Rookie S Antoine Winfield Jr. led the team with two tackles for loss.

- OLB Anthony Nelson recorded his second sack of the season, and his first in the postseason.

- K Ryan Succop made 4-of-4 field goal attempts in the game. He has now made a postseason field goal with three different teams (KC, TEN, TB) and is 8-for-8 (1.000) in his playoff career.

MOST SINGLE GAME FIELD GOALS MADE – BUCCANEERS POSTSEASON HISTORY

Rank Player (Opp, Date) FGM

1. Ryan Succop (at WAS, 1/9/21) 4

2. Martin Gramatica (at PHI, 1/12/02) 3

3t. Martin Gramatica (vs. OAK, 1/26/03) 2

3t. Martin Gramatica (at PHI, 1/19/03) 2

3t. Martin Gramatica (at STL, 1/23/00) 2

3t. Michael Husted (vs. DET, 12/28/97) 2

MOST SINGLE GAME NET YARDS – BUCCANEERS POSTSEASON HISTORY

Rank Opponent, Date Yards

1. at WAS, 1/9/21 507

2. vs. OAK, 1/26/03 365

3. vs. SF, 1/12/03 329

4. vs. PHI, 12/29/79 318

5. vs. DET, 12/28/97 316

- Tampa Bay recorded 365 net passing yards in the game, which set a new Buccaneers franchise postseason record. It was also the most net passing yards in a playoff game by any team since Super Bowl LII when both the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots went over 370 net passing yards.

MOST SINGLE GAME NET PASSING YARDS – BUCCANEERS POSTSEASON HISTORY

Rank Opponent, Date Yards

1. at WAS, 1/9/21 365

2. at PHI, 1/19/03 259

3. vs. OAK, 1/26/03 215

4. vs. SF, 1/12/03 208

5. vs. NYG, 1/6/08 202

MOST SINGLE GAME POINTS SCORED – BUCCANEERS POSTSEASON HISTORY

Rank Opponent, Date Points

1. vs. OAK, 1/26/03 48

2t. at WAS, 1/9/21 31

2t. vs. SF, 1/12/03 31

3. at PHI, 1/19/03 27

4. vs. PHI, 12/29/79 24

5. vs. DET, 12/28/97 20