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Tom Brady sparks game-winning drive in first contest since divorce

Tom Brady is again to being Tom Brady — not less than in crunch time.

In his first recreation since his divorce with ex-wife Gisele Bundchen, Brady led an unbelievable game-winning drive to spark the Buccaneers’ 16-13 dwelling win over the Rams on Sunday.

Beginning from their very own 40-yard line whereas trailing 13-9, the Buccaneers had no timeouts with 44 seconds to go 60 yards, needing to attain a landing to win the sport.

Tom Brady passes through the Bucs’ win over the Rams.
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Brady accomplished 5 straight passes, helped alongside by a cross interference name that introduced the Bucs to the 1-yard-line. Brady tossed a 1-yard landing cross to tight finish Cade Otton to place the Bucs up 16-13 with simply seconds remaining.

After failing to transform a fourth-and-goal from the Rams’ 6-yard line down 13-9, the sport appeared lost for the Buccaneers. The Rams bought the ball again needing only one first all the way down to ice the sport whereas the Tampa Bay wanted to drive a three-and-out to maintain the sport alive.

After runs of no achieve, 5 yards, and one yard, the Rams punted the ball again to Brady and the Bucs.

Tom Brady runs off the field after leading the comeback victory.
Tom Brady runs off the sector after main the comeback victory.
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Cade Otton scores the game-winning touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Cade Otton scores the game-winning landing in the fourth quarter.
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Brady ended the sport 36 of 58 with 280 yards and a landing. It was Brady’s 14th win in video games in which he had greater than 50 makes an attempt, by far probably the most in NFL historical past, with Derek Carr in second place with 4.

The 23-year veteran additionally eclipsed 100,000 whole yards in his illustrious career, sitting at 100,116 yards together with playoffs. He grew to become the first quarterback in historical past to take action.

The comeback vaulted the Bucs to a tie with the Atlanta Falcons for first place in the NFC South. Both groups personal 4-5 information by means of 9 video games, establishing a race to the end in the division.

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