Quarterback Tom Brady is the king of comebacks, but the Bucs fell a field goal short Sunday against the Rams.
The defending Super Bowl champs stage a remarkable comeback from 24 points down, but a former Buc nails the winning field goal.
Tampa Bay’s special teams founder in Sunday’s division-round playoff loss to the Rams.
Days after a death in the family, the Tampa Bay running back has a historic afternoon.
Tampa Bay was whistled for three unsportsmanlike conduct penalties in the first half.


  1. Rams kicker Matt Gay, a former Buc, kicks the winning field goal to send Tampa Bay to a 30-27 loss in an NFC division game Sunday.
  2. Bucs quarterback Tom Brady (12) argues with an official after being hit in the mouth following a second-quarter throw. Brady received an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.
  3. Bucs running back Leonard Fournette (7) celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the fourth quarter Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.
  4. Los Angeles Rams punter Johnny Hekker (6) and teammates celebrate Matt Gay's winning field goal Sunday at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.
  5. Los Angeles Rams running back Cam Akers (23) runs past Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Antoine Winfield Jr. (31)  during the Divisional Playoff game at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022.
  6. Quarterback Tom Brady is the king of comebacks, but the Bucs fell a field goal short Sunday against the Rams.
  7. Lightning center Ross Colton (79) is congratulated by Taylor Raddysh (16) and Boris Katchouk (13) after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the third period Saturday.
  8. Bucs All-Pro right tackle Tristan Wirfs (78) has a sprained right ankle and won't play today vs. the Rams.
  9. Ross Colton smiles as he is congratulated by Lightning teammates for his goal against San Jose during the first period Saturday.
  10. Helmetless Cincinnati Bengals kicker Evan McPherson, a former Florida Gator, celebrates his winning field goal against the Tennessee Titans in the division playoffs Saturday at Nashville.
  11. San Francisco 49ers kicker Robbie Gould (9) kicks the winning field goal as time expires against the Green Bay Packers in their NFC division playoff game Saturday night at Lambeau Field.
  12. USF's Elena Tsineke, shown here in a game against Tulsa on Wednesday, scores a team-high 25 Saturday against Temple.
  13. FSU's Anthony Polite, left, drives to the basket as Miami's Sam Waardenburg defends during the first half Saturday.
  14. Tyree Appleby, shown here during a game earlier this season, leads Florida with 11 points Saturday in a win over Vanderbilt.
  15. Leonard Fournette led the Bucs in rushing (812 yards, eight touchdowns) and ranked third in receptions (69) in the regular season.
  16. Even at 44, Tom Brady still has the fire of an underrated draft pick in the NFL. It didn't work out so well the last time the Bucs played the Rams, when this picture was taken in Inglewood, Ca., in September, but Brady can get the final word on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.
  17. The veterans, led by captain Steven Stamkos, have been the cornerstones of the Lightning's success this season.
  18. Coach Bruce Arians, left, believes Tom Brady will be back next season because his passion for the game, even in practice, has never waned.
  19. Coach Bruce Arians never let the Bucs' unending stream of injuries get him down this season. He is a master at getting the best out of players. "Just give a guy a job he can do.”
  20. Bucs second-year tailback Ke'Shawn Vaughn, who totaled 17 offensive snaps in the season's first 14 weeks, has run for 183 yards on 42 carries with three touchdowns in the last four games.
  21. Rays union rep Tyler Glasnow reiterated that the loss of the split-season plan is a win for local fans.
  22. Lightning center Steven Stamkos, left, and Anaheim defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk vie for the puck during the second period Friday.