It’s the Buccaneers vs the Washington Football Team tonight on NBC. Live coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. ET with Football Night in America. Click here to watch the game live online right now.
Tom Brady and the Buccaneers (11-5) clinched the fifth seed in the NFC with a 44-27 win over the Falcons last Sunday (Week 17). Brady threw for 399 yards and four touchdowns, completing 26 of 41 passes. WR Mike Evans suffered a knee injury that forced him to exit the game late in the first quarter but Chris Godwin and Antonio Brown made up for his absence. Godwin caught 5-of-7 targets for 133 yards and two touchdowns while Brown had his best performance of the season with 11 catches for 138 yards and two touchdowns.
The Washington Football Team (7-9) defeated the Eagles 20-14 on Sunday to clinch the NFC East and secure a playoff berth for the first time since 2015. Alex Smith, who has been dealing with a right calf strain and will be inactive for tonight’s game, completed 22-of-32 passes for 162 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. Taylor Heinicke will start at QB in Smith’s place for Washington.
How to watch Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Washington Football Team
- Where: FedExField in Landover, MD
- When: Saturday, January 9
- Start Time: 8:15 p.m. ET kickoff; live coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. ET with Football Night In America
- TV Channel: NBC
- Stream live: Watch online or with the NBC Sports App
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