.@_BigBen7 led us on a game-winning drive for the 51st time in his career, which is tied with Tom Brady for third-most in NFL history. pic.twitter.com/vVqpXQhEzK
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Bucs add a 31-yard field goal from Ryan Succop and extend their lead to 30-17 on Falcons.
Chris Godwin's 15 catches today are the most by any NFL player in any game this season.
At his best, Rob Gronkowski is the most dominant tight end I've ever watched. He would've walked into the Hall of Fame if he'd stayed retired. His legacy is secure. And look at the way he still plays. Look at the effort here. Just an all-time player in so many ways. pic.twitter.com/NQkpLkVHDx
So all the Bucs' game-day question marks -- CB Jamel Dean, LB Devin White, G Ali Marpet -- are active and will play today. Bucs have Dean, Davis and SMB together for the first time since opening quarter of Week 1.
Lenny snags it with one hand for the TD! @_fournette #GoBucs
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have found the end zone on their first drive against the Atlanta Falcons, courtesy of Tom Brady and Leonard Fournette.
Brady finished off the pass-heavy drive with a touch pass into the end zone for Fournette, who snagged it with one hand before toe-tapping for the score
Mike Evans and Tom Brady have a great connection🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/CINBtVnVLF
Ndamukong Suh already has six sacks this season, matching last year's total and his most in any year since 2014.
Bucs corner Carlton Davis had three of the team's five passes defensed today, also had a fumble recovery on their only takeaway. Impressive showing in first game in two months.
CB Jamel Dean has been downgraded to OUT for the remainder of the game (concussion). pic.twitter.com/Qpso2l2j5C
With rookie WR Jaelon Darden inactive due to a concussion, the Bucs could use WR Scotty Miller on punt returns and RB Giovani Bernard on kickoffs.
Pierre Desir forces a fumble and it's recovered by @Carlton_Lowkey! #GoBucs pic.twitter.com/IHSLXlok0x
Vita Vea with his second sack -- five now for Bucs.
RB Ronald Jones II is questionable to return (illness). pic.twitter.com/IictSxvwNb
Brady to Cameron Brate for a 3-yard touchdown. Brady has two TD throws in the first 11 minutes and Bucs are back ahead 13-7, PAT coming.
With Scotty Miller expected to handle punt returns today for Bucs, he had seven for 38 yards at Bowling Green, along with a 77-yard kickoff return. Speaking of Miller and @BG_Football, his bio page offers this delightful trip through his college head shots: pic.twitter.com/cEddRHuCNp
Bruce Arians on the Falcons' pick-six before halftime: "Poor call, poor execution."
AJ Terrell has been one of the league's best corners this season and he aligned against Breshad Perriman 32 times today, compared to a combined 9 vs. Evans/Godwin. This was as expected/projected, but I'm still surprised they didn't adjust this week to get him on the stars.
Bucs have Andrew Adams lined up with the starting secondary in pregame warmups. He has just 20 defensive snaps this year, 11 of them in Week 1. Big opportunity for him with Bucs down two safeties today.
Lavonte David is back out on defense after leaving the game on last drive. Falcons go from their 25 -- they fumbled on punt return but recovered it.
Sean Murphy-Bunting down on the field in final minute. Walking off on his own.
Cam Gill gets Bucs' second sack of the game.
Bucs rookie Grant Stuard forced the fumble on Falcons punt return, but Atlanta was able to recover.
Bucs' inactives vs. Falcons today: DL Steve McLendon, QB Kyle Trask; WR Jaelon Darden, S Jordan Whitehead (injured).
52-yard FG is good for Carlson with a new LS in Carson Tinker...#WFT 7, #Raiders 3, 4 seconds left in first half. Raiders get ball to start second half.
Brady to Tyler Johnson for 5 -- third and 4 at the 11.
NFL officials want to ascertain whether any other players have misrepresented their vaccination status after the Bucs' Antonio Brown and Mike Edwards were suspended this week, sources told ESPN.
Gage brought in 11 of 12 targets for 130 yards in the Falcons' 30-17 loss to the Buccaneers on Sunday.
The veteran lit up his old team repeatedly throughout the afternoon, leading to career-best reception and receiving yardage totals. Gage has been productive in multiple games this season, but he's also had a trio of catchless efforts that help render him one of the more unpredictable wideouts around the league. Nevertheless, Gage has now posted at least five grabs in three consecutive contests, giving him plenty of momentum ahead of a Week 14 visit to the Panthers for an NFC South clash.
Kyle Pitts hit 'em with the stiff arm 🖐 @kylepitts__ | #ProBowlVote 📺: FOX pic.twitter.com/2rM0omFESo
Mike Davis finds the end zone for 6️⃣! @MikeDavisRB | #ProBowlVote pic.twitter.com/GVH3aJCJpz
From @ESPNStatsInfo: Daniel Sorensen: 4th career interception return for a TD. He is tied with Marcus Peters for 2nd-most in the NFL since 2016. Only Deion Jones (5) has more. twitter.com/espnnfl/status…
Curious what Arthur Smith thinks about Matt Ryan as the leader of his offense beyond this season. There is an absence of juice in Atlanta.
The Falcons had the ball on the one yard line. The one. They did not run the ball. They have to bring out Younghoe Koo for the 21-yard FG. Tampa Bay leads 13-10 now.
For the first time this season, the Falcons rushed for over a 100 yards in back to back games, but it wasn't enough in Sunday's loss to Tampa Bay. "We deserve to be where we at, because we did it to ourselves honestly." - Cordarrelle Patterson atlfal.co.nz/3EqYrDq
Marlon Davidson with his biggest play as an Atlanta Falcon, and it is a massive one!
Arthur Smith spoke to the media after our game against the Buccaneers. pic.twitter.com/cHa1u4Rxap
With less than five minutes to go in this game, i feel the need to say that TB's defense has 10 QB hits and five sacks. ATL's defense has one QB hit from Grady Jarrett.
Richie Grant is questionable to return with an ankle injury. Has played a lot today.
Just saw the replay on that Davis TD run... great blocking by Chris Lindstrom and Matt Hennessy.
While individual awards aren’t at the forefront of the Kansas City Chiefs plans as a whole, players receiving recognition for their exceptional play are always worth noting, especially when it’s the punter being put in the spotlight. In his second year in the NFL, Chiefs’ punter Tommy Townsend has exceeded all expectations as longtime punter Dustin Colquitt’s replacement, and has finally been given the respect he deserves from the league.
He was awarded the AFC Special Teams Player of the Month Award for November after four exceptional showings where he helped the Chiefs pin opponents back to win the field position battle, and also completed a clutch first-down pass. Speaking to reporters before Friday’s practice, the second-year punter explained how he came to find out he won the award and described the satisfaction he’s gotten from his selection this week
The Atlanta Falcons have released their Week 13 inactives list ahead of Sunday’s matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Linebacker James Vaughters is a healthy scratch after filling in for Steven Means while he was on the injured reserve. Running back Wayne Gallman is also out today after the team promoted Qadree Ollison to the active roster.
Falcons defensive lineman Jonathan Bullard is out as expected and offensive lineman Josh Andrews won’t suit up despite returning from the COVID reserve this week. Here’s Atlanta’s full inactives list for Week 13
|TB||1ST||10:00||Tom Brady passed to Leonard Fournette to the right for 3 yard touchdown||7||0|
|ATL||1ST||6:44||Mike Davis rushed to the left for 17 yard touchdown||7||7|
|TB||1ST||4:30||Tom Brady passed to Cameron Brate to the right for 3 yard touchdown||13||7|
|ATL||2ND||8:41||Younghoe Koo kicked a 21-yard field goal||13||10|
|TB||2ND||5:01||Tom Brady passed to Rob Gronkowski down the middle for 27 yard touchdown||20||10|
|ATL||2ND||0:27||Tom Brady pass intercepted to the left. Marlon Davidson intercepted Tom Brady for 3 yard touchdown||20||17|
|TB||3RD||0:34||Tom Brady passed to Rob Gronkowski to the right for 11 yard touchdown||27||17|
|TB||4TH||1:53||Ryan Succop kicked a 31-yard field goal||30||17|