Tom Brady has spent 20 seasons with the Patriots, won six Super Bowls, won three NFL MVP awards and 18 Pro Bowl titles.
It was the most successful tenure with a team in sports history, dominating the league for most of the two decades. But like all good things, it also ended, as Brady signed with the Buccaneers in 2020 and won a Super Bowl in his first season with the team.
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His first meeting since his business on Sunday was against New England, and he and Tampa Bay escaped with a 19-17 win at the Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts.
With 17:36 behind at 4:34, Brady মতো several times in his Patriot career-led Tampa Bay to a seven-game, 45-yard drive with Ryan Scoop’s 48-yard field goal remaining 1:57.
New England had one last chance to lead, although kicker Nick Foles missed the 56-yard field goal with 59 seconds left.
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Despite winning, Tampa Bay’s offense was limited to 380 yards against the Patriots, with Brady completing 22 of 43 passes for 269 yards. New England had 294 yards and Rookie Mc Jones completed 31 of 40 passes for 275 yards and two touchdown passes and one interception.
In the game, Brady also passed Drew Bridge for the most passing yard in NFL history.
Here’s how Sporting News tracks live updates to Sunday’s game.
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Patriots vs. Buccaneers Live Update, Highlights from ‘Sunday Night Football’
Live updates will begin at 8:20 pm ET.
Fourth Quarter: Tampa Bay 19, New England 17
The Buccaneers won on Brady’s return to New England. It ended with more yards (380 to 294) and Brady completed a 22-of-43 pass for 269 yards. Next Sunday Tampa Bay will face Miami and New England will face Houston.
11:37 pm: New England kicker Nick Folk missed the 56-yard field goal with 55 seconds left, returning the ball to Tampa Bay.
11:28 pm: FIELD GOAL BUCCANEERS. With 1:57 remaining in the fourth quarter, Tampa Bay responded with a 48-yard field goal, Take a 19-17 lead with 1:57.
11:14 pm: Round Round Patriot. With 4:34 remaining in the fourth quarter, New England regained the lead 17-14. It was an eight-game, 66-yard drive from New England, leading 17-16 with 4:34 left in the fourth quarter.
11:07 pm: FIELD GOAL BUCCANEERS. Tampa Bay advanced to New England’s six-yard line but failed to touchdown. Buccaneers are now 4 out of 1 in the Red Zone effort. With 7:58 left in the fourth quarter, Tampa Bay leads 16-14.
10:50 pm: Touchdown patriotic. New England lead again at 14-13. Jones threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to end Smith tight, ending a seven-game, 77-yard drive for the Patriots.
Third quarter: Tampa Bay 13, New England 7
New England had only six plays in Third England. Brady completed 17-of-32 passes for 202 yards and zero touchdowns. New England has a total of 204 yards and 15 first downs.
10:39 pm: Touchdown BUCCANEERS. Tampa Bay restores lead at 1-7-at After an eight-game, 52-yard drive, stopped by an eight-yard touchdown from Ronald Jones. 10:28 pm: New England lost the first drive of the second half, although Tampa Bay then went three-out. It became a three-out-out in the first possession of the second half.
Second Quarter: New England 7, Tampa Bay 6
Despite trailing in the Gulf of Tampa (227 to 129), the Patriots have a one-point lead at half-time. Brady completed 15 of 27 passes for 182 yards on his return. Jones completed 20 of 15 passes for a touchdown and interception.
9:53 pm: Target Target BUCCANEERS. With 13 seconds left in the second quarter, Sukop converted a 44-yard field goal. It ended an eight-game, 69-yard drive for Tampa Bay at 1:36 p.m. The Buccaneers are now third in the game at 9 of 9.
9:45 pm: New England’s 5-play, 19-yard drive ended with a 44-yard pont in a 3:05 span with 1:49 left in the second quarter on Tampa Bay’s five-yard line.
9:35 pm: Patriot receiver Jacobi Meyers took to the field after completing a 12-yard run. According to Report, He moved to the medical tent on his own strength and is now on the sidelines. Update: The mayors returned to the game, although running back Damien Harris was injured in the next game and went to the medical tent.
9:31 pm: Tampa Bay went five yards ahead on a six-yard drive, continuing its offensive struggle in the second quarter. The Buccaneers have only 10 yards during this time, and Brady has completed 20 of 11 passes. New England still leads – 3 points ahead, 5: 5 left in second quarter.
9:21 pm: Touchdown patriotic. Jones finds tight-lipped Hunter Henry for an 11-yard touchdown, the first of Henry’s season. It limits 11-play, 74-yard drive 8:28 spans for New England. With 8:28 left in the second quarter, New England led 7-3.
9:07 pm: Scoop missed the 36-yard field goal after a 10-game, 48-yard drive from Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers advanced to New England’s 18-yard line before Brackie threw consecutive incomplete passes. Tampa Bay is still ahead at leads-0.
First Quarter: Tampa Bay 3, New England 0
Brady completed 16 of 9 passes for 104 yards in the first quarter. Tampa Bay takes New England to a total yard (148 to 32) and the Patriots have seven first falls compared to two. Jones completed 9 of 9 passes for 40 yards and an interception.
8:56 pm: Jones threw his fourth hurdle of the season, giving Tampa Bay back football in its 34-yard line.
8:53 pm: FIELD GOAL BUCCANEERS. Ryan Scoop’s 229-yard field goal gave Tampa Bay the first point of the game. It stopped a 10-game, 71-yard drive for the Buccaneers at 3:53 p.m. Tampa Bay leads-0 goals ahead.
8:48 pm: With a 28-yard pass to receiver Mike Evans, Brady passed former Saints quarterback Drew Bryce with the most passing yards in NFL history (80,359).
8:40 pm: New England went three-out in their next offensive possession. Rookie quarterback Mac Jones has completed 2 yards of passes and has been sacked once. There is still no score left in the first quarter with 8:42.
8:31 pm: In Brady’s first drive against his former team, Tampa Bay went 34 yards out of six plays at 2:59. New England will hold its 25-yard line after returning from receiver Gunnar Olsewski.
8:26 pm: New England went on a five-game, 12-yard drive to start the game. It then pierced 37 yards on Tampa Bay’s 11-yard line, placing the Buccaneers first drive.
8:20 pm: Tampa Bay decided to suspend after winning the toss.
The return of Tom Brady
Brady is making his first appearance against the Patriots, when he signed a contract with the Buccaneers in March 2020.
When to start Patriots vs. Buccaneers
- Date: Sunday, October
- Time8:20 pm ET
The Patriots-Buccaneers game will begin at 8:20 p.m. The game will take place at the Gillette Stadium in Foxboro.
How to watch ‘Sunday Night Football’
The Patriots vs. Buccaneers game will air on NBC, the usual “Sunday Night Football” booth calling the game. Al Michael will be the play-by-play broadcaster while Chris Collinsworth provides the analysis. Michelle Tafoya will work as a sideline reporter.
Drew Bryce and Tony Dungio will also be part of the network’s game coverage. They will host pregame and halftime shows, and both should have some nice stories about their fights with Brady and Belichick during their careers.
Streamers will be able to watch the competition using NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app, Peacock or fuboTV, offering a 7-day free trial.
‘Sunday Night Football’ Schedule 2021
|D||September (Thur.)||Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Dallas Cowboys|
|12 September||Los Angeles Rams vs. Chicago Bears|
|2||September 19||Baltimore Ravens vs. Kansas City Chiefs|
|3||2 Sep September||San Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers|
|4||October 3||New England Patriots vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
|5||October 10||Kansas City Chief vs. Buffalo Bill|
|6||October 17||Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Seattle Seahawks|
|7||October 24||San Francisco 49ers vs. Indianapolis Colts|
|8||October 31||Minnesota Vikings vs. Dallas Cowboys|
|9||November 7||Los Angeles Rams vs. Tennessee Titans|
|10||November 14||Las Vegas Riders vs. Kansas City Chiefs|
|11||November 21||Los Angeles Chargers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers|
|12||2 Nov November||Baltimore Ravens vs. Cleveland Browns|
|13||December 5||Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers|
|14||December 12||Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears|
|15||December 19||Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints|
|16||December 26||Washington football team vs. Dallas Cowboys|
|17||January 2||Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings|
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