Giancarlo Esposito, who played Gustavo Gus Fring in American drama series Breaking Bad, introduced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Dallas Cowboys playoff game on Monday. The two sides locked horns at the Raymond James Stadium. 

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The Mandalorian Season 3’s official trailer drops on January 16 at 5:15 PM PT. The video will air during the halftime of the Tampa Bay vs Dallas Cowboys wild-card game. The movie will release on March 1. 

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Esposito, who plays Moff Gideon in the Star Wars franchise, introduced the Monday Night Football game. 


The NFL playoff game is being attended by several high-profile celebrities. Tom Cruise, Hulk Hogan, John Daly, Warren Sapp, and Derrick Brooks were also spotted in the stands before the match.

Tom Brady led the Tampa Bay Buccaneers down a winding path to the playoffs. Dak Prescott helped the Dallas Cowboys weather significant challenges on their way to the postseason.

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Brady, hailed as the NFL GOAT, has a perfect 8-0 record against Dallas. 

“Everyone works hard to get to this point. There’s no more second chances,” said the 45-year-old Brady, who has the Bucs (8-9) in the hunt for a second title in three years. 

“It’s going to be hard, but we’re battle tested,” the seven-time Super Bowl champion added. “We’ve had some tough games. Some we came back from. Some we haven’t. But … close won’t be good enough going forward for anybody.”

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Dallas hasn’t won a postseason game on the road since the 1992 playoffs. And the Cowboys have never beaten Brady, who is 7-0 against them, including wins with Tampa Bay in the past two season openers.

“Obviously, a lot has changed for both teams since September. I think it’s just a matter of going through the season and gathering information that feels pertinent to your game plan. That has been our approach,” Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy said.