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Packers prepare for the big game against the Buccaneers

Posted at 10:31 PM, Jan 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-20 23:31:45-05

MILWAUKEE — It's officially NFC Championship week. The backdrops have changed for the interviews, and now the Packers prepare for the Buccaneers and Tom Brady.

Tampa has come from behind multiple times this year, and Matt LaFleur is well aware of Brady's biggest comeback. LaFleur was the Falcons' Quarterbacks Coach watching the Patriots miracle comeback in Super Bowl 51.

"Yes, and I was a part of one of his biggest, so, we are fully aware of just how dangerous and how explosive this football team can be," Packers Head Coach Matt LaFleur says. "I wanna say they've come back, I know from at least four double-digit deficits."

As for Brady and the Bucs, they have a team record of seven straight wins on the road.

"Let's keep that streak going. That would be pretty sweet. So let's get another one," Bucs Quarterback Tom Brady says. "We're going to be challenged to get it because we're going up like I said a great football team. It's a great environment. I mean this is one of the coolest stadiums in the league to play in. And you know I know they're excited. We'll be excited. It will make for a great football game. You know, two road playoff wins, and gives us a great opportunity to go on the road again, to beat one of the great football teams in the league."

And after the Packers lost the last three NFC Championship Games they've been in, does Aaron Rodgers wonder how many cracks at it he will get?

"I hope there are more opportunities, but I don't know," Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers says. "I mean I really don't. And that's simply out of my control. I mean my future is a beautiful mystery I think."

Packers Head Coach Matt LaFleur also says A.J. Dillon will do a little bit in practice. Offensive Tackle Jared Veldheer is still in the reserve/COVID-19 protocol. Tyler Ervin will not practice.

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