LOSS - Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 Atlanta Falcons 34
The Buccaneers go 0-3 in the division with a loss to the Falcons. After going down 27-6 in the third quarter, the Buccaneers fought back to cut the lead to 27-20.
After the implosion of the old Falcon Dome eairler in the week #11 Julio Jones decided to blow up the turf in the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium becoming the first receiver ever to gain more than 200 yards against Tampa Bay, almost half of the 516 Falcon total offensive yardage.
Ryan Fitzpatrick led a pair of scoring drives in the second half but the defense inability to pressure Matt Ryan to the wind out of the BuccanersFans in attandance. After a turn over on downs, the Falcons scored again to end the game. With this loss, the Bucs fall to 4-7, equaling their loss total from last season.
- REFEREE: Jeff Triplette
- UMPIRE: Ruben Fowler
- DOWN JUDGE: David Oliver
- LINE JUDGE: Danny Short
- FIELD JUDGE: Greg Gautreaux
- SIDE JUDGE: Terry Brown
- BACK JUDGE: Brad Freeman
- REPLAY OFFICAL: Michael Chase
- MICROSOFT SURFACE SIDELINE OFFICIAL: not documented
- BUCCANEERS: 09:45-1Q Murray FG36
- FALCONS: 03:50-1Q Bryant FG49
- FALCONS: 12:36-2Q Jones 51 pass from Sanu (Bryant kick)
- FALCONS: 07:26-2Q Jones 25 pass from Ryan (Bryant kick)
- BUCCANEERS: 01:36-2Q Murray FG27
- FALCONS: 00:00-2Q Bryant FG36
- FALCONS: 10:04-3Q Coleman 3 run (Bryant kick
- BUCCANEERS: 06:07-3Q Barber 2 run (Murray kick)
- BUCCANEERS: 13:47-4Q Barber 1 run (Murray kick)
- FALCONS: 01:53-4Q Coleman 14 run (Bryant kick)
- WR: #11 D. Jackson
- TE: #82 A. Auclair
- LT: #76 D. Smith
- LG: #64 K. Pamphile
- C: #74 A. Marpet
- RG: #73 J. Sweezy
- RT: #69 D. Dotson
- WR: #13 M. Evans
- TE: #80 O. Howard
- QB: #14 R. Fitzpatrick
- RB: #22 D. Martin
- DE: #94 W. Clarke
- DT: #93 G. McCoy
- DT: #90 C. Baker
- DE: #92 W. Gholston
- SLB: #51 K. Beckwith
- MLB: #58 K. Alexander
- WLB: #54 L. David
- CB: #36 R. McClain
- CB: #24 B. Grimes
- CB: #29 R. Smith
- S: #43 T. Ward
- 7 Murray, 9 Anger, 10 Humphries, 12 Godwin, 16 Martino, 21 Evans, 23 Conte, 25 Barber, 26 Robinson, 32 Rodgers, 34 Sims, 35 Elliott, 37 Tandy, 52 Lynch, 53 Glanton, 56 Tapp, 59 Bond, 65 Sanborn, 68 Hawley, 77 Benenoch, 84 Brate, 95 Russell, 98 McDonald.
DID NOT PLAY
- 4 Griffin
- 3 Winston, 28 Hargreaves, 62 Smith, 66 Wester, 88 Stocker, 91 Ayers, 96 Siliga
- BUCCANEERS: Martin 7-33, Rodgers 8-31, Fitzpatrick 2-20, Barber 5-7,Sims 1-3.
- FALCONS: oleman 19-97, Ward 7-35, Jones 1-15, Ryan 1-1.
- BUCCANEERS: Fitzpatrick 44-27-283-0-0.
- FALCONS: Ryan 35-26-317-0-1, Sanu 1-1-51-0-1.
- BUCCANEERS: Jackson 8-60, Evans 6-78, Humphries 4-38, Howard 3-52, Sims 3-26, Godwin 1-17, Rodgers 1-6, Brate 1-6.
- FALCONS: Jones 12-253, Sanu 8-64, Hooper 3-38, Gabriel 3-16, Ward 1-(-3).
- BUCCANEERS: none
- FALCONS: none
- BUCCANEERS: Rodgers 2-43.
- FALCONS: Roberts 5-129.
- BUCCANEERS: none
- FALCONS: Roberts 2-26.
- BUCCANEERS: none.
- FALCONS: McKinley 1-4.