Aaron Rodgers finally getting to play an NFC Championship Game in Lambeau Field has been a ballyhooed storyline entering Sunday’s bout against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The chill of Green Bay plays advantage to the home team over other venues.
The Bucs, however, are not shaking in their boots. Bruce Arians’ club has won seven straight road games, including the past two playoff bouts, and were victorious in eight of their 10 road contests — losing in New Orleans in Week 1 and Chicago in Week 5.
“We’ve been fairly good on the street all year out of the very first match along with the Chicago game,” Bucs quarterback Tom Brady said Wednesday, via the team’s official website. “For one reason or another, we have only done a fantastic job. Some years it has been like this. I have been part of different groups in which it was not quite like this.
“Let’s keep that streak going. That would be pretty sweet. Let’s get another one. We’re going to be challenged to get it because we’re going up against a great football team.”
Smaller or absent crowds due to this COVID-19 pandemic have aided road te