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Bucs Win Sunday Featured Remarkable Coincidence After Death of GM Jason Licht's Father

TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 30: General manager Jason Licht of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers talks with head coach Dirk Koetter before the game against the Atlanta Falcons at Raymond James Stadium on December 30, 2018 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Will Vragovic/Getty Images)
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Los Angeles Rams in a wild game Sunday that ended with a score of 55-40, sealed by the quick hands of Ndamukong Suh.

Sadly, Jason Licht, the Buccaneers general manager, was unable to be in attendance for his team's big win, as his father suddenly passed away at the age of 80 the night before.

And the team did everything in their power to make him feel included in the aftermath of the victory.

Licht left the team from LA and flew back to Nebraska, where his family was congregated. According to multiple members of the Bucs, the game was played in Licht's father's honor, and the game ball was given to Licht via FaceTime.

Ron Licht grew up in Nebraska and was a massive Nebraska football fan. His favorite Cornhusker of all time just happened to be Ndamukong Suh, the defensive lineman who returned a fumble for a touchdown to solidify the win for the Bucs.

That can't just simply be a coincidence.

Our sincerest condolences to Jason Licht and his family. May Ron Licht rest in peace.