Packers to host Brady, Buccaneers in NFC Title Game
Tampa Bay travels to Green Bay for NFC Championship
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - The Green Bay Packers will host Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a chance to go to the Super Bowl.
The Packers will host the Bucs in the NFC Championship on Sunday, January 24 at 2:05 PM on Fox. The Packers and Buccaneers have faced each other once in the playoffs. The Packers beat Tampa Bay 21-7 in the Divisional Round of the 1997 playoffs.
Tom Brady and the Bucs’ offense turned three of the Saints’ four turnovers, which included three Drew Brees interceptions, into touchdowns, and Tampa Bay beat New Orleans 30-20 in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs.
Aaron Rodgers has faced Brady three times in his career. Brady’s teams have won two of the three meetings. The Packers lost to the Buccaneers in Week Six, 38-10.
About 6,500 tickets will be available for season ticket holders who opted in. Ticket prices will range from $215-$280 based on location in the stadium. Tickets will be on sale online through Ticketmaster only on Wednesday, January 20th. Again, this is only for season ticket holders who opted in. No resales will be allowed.
Some frontline health care workers and first responders will also be invited to the game.
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