Tom Brady made historical past when he stepped onto the sphere in Munich, Germany, on Sunday and he and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will go away the European nation with a victory over the Seattle Seahawks.
Brady’s landing go to Chris Godwin within the fourth quarter was simply sufficient to push previous the Seahawks, 21-16, to get again to .500 and take off some stress within the race for the NFC South division title.
The seven-time Tremendous Bowl winner turned the primary quarterback to begin three regular-season NFL video games outdoors the U.S. with the league’s first journey to Munich. He had beforehand performed in Mexico and England. He didn’t disappoint within the sport.
Brady obtained issues began properly for the Buccaneers with a 31-yard landing go to huge receiver Julio Jones within the first quarter, with Leonard Fournette placing collectively a landing to complete a 13-play drive to go up 14-0 within the first.
Seattle managed to kick a 55-yard subject aim to chop the deficit to 11 factors within the third quarter. Within the fourth, Brady discovered Godwin for his second landing. However Seattle had one other alternative to get again into the sport.
Geno Smith discovered Tyler Lockett for a 21-yard landing go and the failed two-point conversion reduce the deficit to 12 factors. After Brady threw his first interception in 400 go makes an attempt, Smith discovered Marquise Goodwin for an unbelievable 19-yard landing go and reduce the Bucs’ result in 5 factors.
Seattle didn’t cease Rachaad White on the Buccaneers’ ensuing drive and Tampa Bay was capable of safe the win.
Brady, who criticized his workforce’s effort within the days main as much as the sport, instructed NFL Community’s Sara Walsh after the win that he was happy by what he noticed on the market.
“The large guys up entrance performed nice,” he mentioned. “Receivers performed nice. Everybody made performs. We ran the ball nice. So, that’s what we have to do. I’d say we left a little bit on the market on the interception, a number of different alternatives within the pink space.”
Brady was on the receiving finish of an embarrassing play when he slipped attempting to catch the ball on a trick play. He was then penalized for tripping Seahawks cornerback Tariq Woolen, who made the play.
“I slipped,” Brady mentioned. “I wouldn’t have caught it anyway, however I attempted to sort out him or at the very least forestall him from getting the interception.”
He completed 22-for-29 with 258 passing yards and two landing passes. White led the workforce with 105 dashing yards on 22 carries. Fournette had 57 yards on the bottom. Godwin had six catches for 71 yards to guide the workforce.
Smith completed 23-for-33 with 275 passing yards and two touchdowns. He additionally led the workforce with 22 dashing yards. DK Metcalf led the workforce with six catches for 71 yards. Lockett had three catches for 42 yards.
Tampa Bay moved to 5-5 with the win and Seattle fell to 6-4.