The Tampa Bay Buccaneers go down to the Dallas Cowboys in the Wild Card Round and are out of the NFL playoffs. Tom Brady experiences a night to forget. Was it the superstar’s last appearance? Football’s “Goat” could end his career.
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The most important thing in brief: The wild card round of the NFL playoffs came to an end with a crashing defeat for Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In what may be their last game with Brady as quarterback, the Florida team lost to the Dallas Cowboys 14:31.
At halftime it was already 18-0 for the Texans around quarterback Dak Prescott, who were only annoyed by a record number of extra points awarded and will play against the 49ers in the divisional round on Sunday in San Francisco. Prescott, unlike Brady, had a strong evening, throwing four passes for touchdowns and getting one more.
For Brady and the Bucs, on the other hand, a disappointing season is over, and there has been speculation for a long time about a farewell to the seven-time Super Bowl winner. Even the end of the 45-year-old’s career is not entirely out of the question. In the 23rd NFL year, Brady had experienced more losses than wins in the main round for the first time with just 8 wins in 17 games.
For a long time, the Bucs didn’t develop any danger at all against the Cowboys and even after the first touchdown at the end of the third quarter they were largely without a chance.
Bucs professional Russell Gage apparently injured his neck and neck in a collision three minutes before the end of the game and was only able to leave the field with the help of a vehicle.
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What does the future hold for NFL superstar Tom Brady? Last year he had already announced the end of his career, only to come back for this season a short time later. His contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers expires after this season.
So is he stopping now? Does he extend in Florida? Or does he even change teams again? There are enough interested parties in the NFL.
Before that decision, however, there is still a playoff game – a Tom Brady’s favorite pastime. Nobody is as successful in the postseason as the seven-time Super Bowl champion.
In the wild card game against the Dallas Cowboys, the Bucs are just outsiders despite home advantage. Tampa ended the regular season with a negative record of eight wins and nine losses and only made the playoffs due to weak competition in the NFC South.
Dallas finished second in its own division behind the Philadelphia Eagles, but was able to celebrate twelve wins. Quarterback Dak Prescott’s team is ready for Brady and the Bucs.