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Cowboys defeat Brady for the first time; defeat Buccaneers in the 2023 NFL playoffs

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Dallas Cowboys defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the final NFL Wild Card Game. The Cowboys defeated the Buccaneers 31-14 on Monday night at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

With the win, the Cowboys defeated Tom Brady for the first time. The future Hall of Famer was previously 7-0 against “America’s Team.”

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott attempts to throw a pass as Joe Tryon-Shoyinka attempts to tackle him against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fourth quarter of their NFC Wild Card Playoff Game
Dak Prescott attempts to throw a pass as Joe Tryon-Shoyinka attempts to tackle him against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fourth quarter of their NFC Wild Card Playoff Game (Photo by Kevin Sabitus/Getty Images)

The Cowboys will play the San Francisco 49ers for the second straight year in the playoffs. Last year, the 49ers defeated the Cowboys 23-17 in the NFC Wild Card Round.

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Dallas is already at a disadvantage in the playoffs. The 49ers had a two-day window to prepare for the Cowboys, as they defeated the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday.

The Cowboys flew home early this morning. Then, they would have to practice this week before flying to the Bay Area to play the 49ers.

With the win, the Cowboys improved to 13-5. The Buccaneers fell to 8-10 with the loss.

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott went 25 of 33 for 305 yards. He had four touchdown passes.

Tony Pollard had 15 carries for 77 yards. Dalton Schultz had seven receptions for 95 yards and two touchdowns.

Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady went 35 of 66 for 351 yards. He had two touchdown passes and one interception.

This could have been Brady’s final game in the NFL. This is the final year of his contract with the team.

Rachaad White had seven carries for 41 yards. Chris Godwin had 10 receptions for 85 yards.

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The Buccaneers outscored the Cowboys 14-13 in the second half. Brady hit Julio Jones for a 30-yard touchdown reception. Brady also hit Cameron Brate for an eight-yard touchdown reception. The two-point conversion was completed after this touchdown.

Cowboys’ Prescott hit Michael Gallup for a two-point touchdown reception. Prescott also hit CeeDee Lamb for an 18-yard touchdown reception.

The Cowboys led 18-0 at halftime. Prescott hit Schultz for a 22-yard touchdown reception. Prescott also scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown.

Prescott also hit Schultz for an 11-yard touchdown reception.

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Anthony Caruso III
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Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the sports journalism field since 2002 and has covered numerous high-profile events, including 12 Heisman Trophy ceremonies.
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