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      Buccaneers vs Packers Playoff History

      • All time series: Tied 1-1
      • First meeting: January 4, 1998
      • Last meeting: January 24, 2021
      • The winner of both games has gone on to the Super Bowl


      January 4, 1998: Buccaneers 7 Packers 21

      This was the third time the teams met this year as the Buccaneers and Packers were both in the NFC Central. The Packers swept the series 3-0 but they were all relatively low scoring games. Neither team had more than 300 yards of total offense and there was 6 sacks and 5 turnovers total between the teams. The Packers led 13-0 at the half but a Mike Alstott touchdown made it a one score game at 13-7. Early in the fourth quarter, Dorsey Levens ran for a 2 yard touchdown and Brett Favre added a two point conversion to make it 21-7 and that is how the game would end.

      January 24, 2021: Buccaneers 31 Packers 26

      The COVID year NFC Championship game would be played in front of only 7,772 people at Lambeau Field. The Buccaneers had embarrassed the Packers earlier in the year 38-10 in Tampa but the Packers had the number 1 seed in the conference. The game looked like it would go into halftime 14-10 but then Tom Brady hit Scott Miller for a 39 yard touchdown with 1 second to go before half. Starting the second half wasn’t much better as Aaron Jones fumbled the ball and the Buccaneers recovered deep in Packers territory. They turned that into a touchdown as well. and would be up 28-10. The Packers fought back and forced three interceptions but the Packers offense could only turn one of those into a score. The Packers kicked a field goal to get within 5 points with just over two minutes to play. The Buccaneers sealed the win on a controversial pass interference penalty on 3rd and 4 that gave them a first down and could run out the clock.

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