NFL Christmas Day top plays: Brady, Bucks dominate in OT; Packers, Rams safe wins

Week 16 NFL The season continues on Sunday – and we bring you all the action from the three-game Christmas Day slate! In the nightcap, Tom Brady And this Tampa Bay Buccaneers Overcame a 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit to prevail in overtime Trace McSorley– At the helm Arizona Cardinals.

Earlier, Aaron Rodgers And this Green Bay Packers Sadness Tua Tagovailoa And this Miami Dolphins On the road at Hard Rock Stadium in Florida. Trailing 20-13 at halftime, the Packers scored 16 unanswered points in the second half as Tagovailoa threw an interception on the Dolphins’ final three drives.

Elsewhere, Baker Mayfield And this Los Angeles Rams dominated Denver Broncos 30-plus points at home in LA.

Here are the best plays from Sunday’s slate!

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Arizona Cardinals


The Cardinals came up with a tricky play on fourth-and-2, picking up a crucial first down early in the first quarter.

Going down

After the Cardinals QB lost, the Bucs defense brought the ball near midfield and forced McSorley on third down.

Very difficult

Tampa Bay was able to turn the ball over on downs after a turnover – thanks in large part to that JJ Watt.

Not how they drew it

Late in the second quarter, Brady’s pass Mike Evans Picked up at the Cardinals’ 2-yard line and returned 39 yards the opposite way. Just like that, things went into halftime at 6-3, with the Bucks holding a slight advantage.

Intercept the Goat…again

Marco Wilson Brady’s second interception halted a promising Bucks drive in the third quarter.

Hollywood goes deep

McSorley showed his arm strength with a deep attack Marquis Brown for a gain of 47 yards. The Cardinals took a 9-6 lead early in the fourth quarter and kicked a field goal to cap the drive.

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Banning punter?!

Pharoah Cooper I did it. Cardinals punt returner Jake Camarda flew over in style, much to the delight of his teammates.

Rushing to victory

The Cardinals took a 16-6 lead on this 22-yard scamper in the fourth quarter. James Connor.

The Bucks haven’t finished yet

Brady put Tampa Bay back to within 16-13 on his first TD strike of the fourth quarter for a 3-yard touchdown. Rashad White.

Tie game in the desert

After the Cardinals forced a fumble, the Bucs would tie the score at 16 heading into the evening. Ryan SuccopA 42-yard field goal before the two-minute warning.

Bucks prevail in OT!

Succob came up clutch in overtime, hitting his fourth field goal of the night to send the Bucks to a 19-16 victory.

Los Angeles Rams 51, Denver Broncos 14

Another Durant playing on Christmas Day

Surely, nets Star Kevin Durant Not playing in a Christmas Day game for the first time since 2009 (while healthy), but another Durant making plays.

Rams rookie corner Kobe Durant Made a diving interception to give his team good field position.


Tyler Higbee Los Angeles took a 10-0 lead in the first quarter with a reception in front of the goal line and into the end zone.

Hey, former teammate!

Bobby Wagner Amused, interrupted Russell Wilson along with his former teammate Seattle Seahawksto give the Rams better field position on back-to-back drives.

Game Acres Adds to the lead

The Rams running back drove into the end zone on a three-and-a-half run to give LA a 17-0 lead in the first quarter.

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Courtland Sutton Keeps cool

The Broncos receiver made a diving grab on the sideline that was initially ruled incomplete, but Denver challenged the play and a quick review determined Sutton made the grab.

The catch set the Broncos up for a field goal and made it 17-3.

DD’s Santa Claus

Higbee scored his second touchdown of the second quarter, giving the Rams a 24-3 lead early in the second quarter.

Rama followed by A 2-Yar touchdown rush Acres led 31-6 at halftime.

For good measure

Denver added a touchdown in the fourth quarter Greg Dulcich.


Durant sealed the deal for the Rams with an 85-yard interception-return-and-touchdown in the fourth quarter.

Green Bay Packers 26, Miami Dolphins 20

Runs almost all the way

After the Dolphins went up 3-0 on the opening drive, Kayson Nixon He drove 94 yards to put Green Bay inside Miami’s 10-yard line, putting the Packers in great field position. The Packers couldn’t take full advantage.

Make your way to the river!

Jaylen Waddle Tagovailoa’s pass went the distance, turning a 10-yard reception into an 84-yard touchdown to put Miami up 10-3.

Got a Mercedes for Christmas

Green Bay finally reached the end zone when Rodgers found it Marcidis Lewis The game opened to tie at 10-10.

star power

Tagovailoa is the favorite prize this season Dyrek Hill, and reunited with him at Christmas. The star receiver hauled in a 52-yard grab to put the Dolphins at the Packers 1-yard line.

then, Jeff Wilson Miami ran for a touchdown on the next play to take a 17-10 lead.

Not on Miami’s watch

The Packers tried to keep their drive alive by running a fake punt on fourth down in their own territory. The dolphins sniffed out the fakes faster than they sniffed out Santa’s cookies on Christmas Eve.

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Big fourth-down conversion

Rodgers used the play-action to his advantage Christian Watson An open first down to help set the Packers up for a field goal to make it 20-13 before halftime.

Slide left

Rodgers moves to his left and finds Lewis again, but this time for a 30-plus-yard completion to set up the Packers at the Dolphins’ 7-yard line.

Awesome A.J

AJ Dillon Rodgers entered the end zone two plays later after a deep play by Rodgers early in the third quarter.

The safety of the dolphins is chosen … but was the PI?

Rodgers wanted it all on third-and-15, launching a pass into the end zone Alan Lazard. Kadar Kohou He made the play to disrupt the Dolphins, but it looked like he might have gotten away with some contact.

“Ball Don’t Lie” at least for Packers fans.

On the play after Rodgers’ interception, the Packers got the ball back when Tagovailoa threw the ball perfectly. Jair Alexander Green Bay should provide better field position.

A gift De’Vondre Campbell

As the Dolphins were driving to tie or take the lead, Tagovailoa threw another interception at a Packers linebacker.

Dua turnover

The Dolphins quarterback threw his third interception in his final three tries, and the final pass of the game went straight. Rasool DouglasThe Packers won 26-20.

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