Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski Link Up for ANOTHER Touchdown, Send Twitter into Frenzy

Published 02/07/2021, 8:04 PM EST
Jan 24, 2021; Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws the ball during the second quarter against the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports


After getting the first touchdown of the game, Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski have completely taken over this game. The duo combined for yet another touchdown to put the Buccaneers ahead 14-3 in the game. It was an excellent pass from Brady, to find Gronkowski deep into the end-zone. However, the call is mired in controversy over earlier foul calls on the Chiefs.

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Brady and Gronk, with each touchdown they combine for, are making history. They surpassed their own NFL record set earlier in the game. The duo combined for the first touchdown, which put them ahead of Joe Montana and Jerry Rice for most touchdown combinations in NFL playoff history.

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Tom Brady continues to impress

Jan 24, 2021; Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates with his teammates after beating the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

The Chiefs will be especially miffed, as the Buccaneers got the ball in their hands after an off-side call on the defensive unit of the Chiefs. Fans are complaining about calls going the Buccs way, but their defense has been caught sleeping during crucial plays in the game. Can the Buccaneers come back from this? Patrick Mahomes has a lot of work ahead of him.

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Aaditya Krishnamurthy

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Aaditya Krishnamurthy is an NBA & NFL journalist for EssentiallySports, before which he worked at BusinessWorld magazine. He has been a fan of Basketball for over 10 years now, since Shaquille O’Neal was a Phoenix Suns player. During his time at Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts, he started a sports magazine for the college called the Overtime Tribune and hosted the Overtime Tribune Podcast until he graduated.

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