The Green Bay Packers defense dominated Tampa Bay on Sunday, holding the Buccaneers in check in a 20-3 victory at Raymond James Stadium. The victory clinched a playoff spot for the Packers for the sixth straight season.
The Bucs entered the game with just two victories and one of the worst offenses in the NFL and it showed.
The Packers held Tampa Bay to 109 total yards of offense, including 16 rushing yards on 14 carries. And they pressured quarterback Josh McCown, tallying seven quarterback sacks and twelve quarterback hits.
Julius Peppers had a two sack day and Clay Matthews got credit for 2 1/2, giving him ten sacks for the season. Matthews has 7.5 sacks in the last seven games, since he started playing on the inside. [Read more…]