Buccaneers hold meeting over Aaron Rodgers’ Jumbotron claim

An admission by Aaron Rodgers on live television prompted a behind-closed-doors meeting with the team he beat over the weekend.

Following the Packers’ 14-12 win over the Buccaneers on Sunday, in which Tampa Bay faltered on a two-point conversion in the dying seconds of the game that would have tied it, Rodgers told Fox’s Tom Rinaldi that the Jumbotron of the Raymond James Stadium had shown something. “probably not.” Asked about the comment on Monday, Bucs head coach Todd Bowles said he would “meet this afternoon” to try to figure out exactly what happened.

When asked what information the Packers might have gleaned on the big screen, Bowles didn’t seem to have any answers.

“I don’t know. I have to see it first and talk to people,” Bowles said.

A view of the Jumbotron at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday
A view of the Jumbotron at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday
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Rodgers hasn’t revealed exactly what he saw on the Jumbotron that gave the Packers an edge, but he was seen discussing something with Green Bay head coach Matt LaFleur as the Bucs lined up a two-point attempt. Tampa Bay ended up falling behind, and the Packers defended their ensuing play call perfectly, as Tom Brady’s pass to Russell Gage landed harmlessly on the turf.

The loss dropped the Bucs to 2-1 on the season, while the Packers’ win also took them to the same record.

As of Tuesday morning, it’s unclear if the Bucs had any findings to share during their meeting.

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