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Bucs-Falcons: Scenes from Raymond James Stadium

Bucs-Falcons: Scenes from Raymond James Stadium

tampabay.com Updated Nov 25, 2012
By Joe Smith and Stephen F. Holder, Times Staff Writers Sunday, November 25, 2012 Connor Barth has been one of the most consistent field goal kickers in the league this season, and that includes from long distances. He entered Sunday 4-for-6 from 50 yar…
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  • What they're saying about the Tampa Bay Bucs-Atlanta Falcons ga…

    What they're saying about the Tampa Bay Bucs-Atlanta Falcons game

    Times staff, wires Sunday, November 25, 2012 Josh Freeman, Bucs QB, on leaving points on the field: "Every time you lose, you question whether or not you could have gotten more points on individual drives, no matter what the situation was. But the …
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  • Atlanta Falcons: Turner, Rodgers challenged Tampa Bay’s top run…

    Atlanta Falcons: Turner, Rodgers challenged Tampa Bay’s top run defense

    ajc.com Nov 25, 2012
    Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner (33) celebrates with wide receiver Roddy White (84) after scoring what proved to be the game-wining touchdown during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday, Nov. 25,…
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  • Atlanta Falcons: With Spoon back, run defense flexes its muscle

    Atlanta Falcons: With Spoon back, run defense flexes its muscle

    ajc.com Nov 25, 2012
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin (22) eludes Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux (95) to score a touchdown during the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco) By SCO…
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  • Falcons quoteboard after 24-23 win over Buccaneers

    Falcons quoteboard after 24-23 win over Buccaneers

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) is shoved out of bounds by Tampa Bay Buccaneers free safety Ahmad Black (43) after a reception during the second quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. Officials ruled that Jo…
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  • Falcons made stopping Bucs' Doug Martin top priority

    Falcons made stopping Bucs' Doug Martin top priority

    tampabay.com Nov 25, 2012
    Bucs RB Doug Martin has taken the NFL by storm in recent weeks, so much so hardly anyone still bats an eye when he puts up staggering numbers. The Falcons took note. They made stopping Martin their No. 1 priority, and Atlanta arguably did it better than…
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  • Liquid Menace Stalks Official: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    Liquid Menace Stalks Official: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Nov 25, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from official Buddy Of The West Horton narrowly escaping certain death to Indianapolis cheerleaders remaining Chuckstrong. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • Photo gallery: Falcons 24, Bucs 23

    Photo gallery: Falcons 24, Bucs 23

    tampabay.com Nov 25, 2012
      View images of the Bucs' loss to the Atlanta Falcons.
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  • Halftime thoughts on Falcons-Bucs

    Halftime thoughts on Falcons-Bucs

    ESPN.com Nov 25, 2012
    TAMPA, Fla. -- I’m pretty sure I’ve just witnessed the best-played half of NFC South football so far this season. The Falcons and Buccaneers are tied, 10-10, at halftime. Both offenses have put together some nice drives and both defenses have done som
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  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Atlanta Falcons: Live Scoring Summary

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Atlanta Falcons: Live Scoring Summary

    tampabay.com Nov 25, 2012
    Times Staff Writer Sunday, November 25, 2012 Times Staff WriterThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-4) face the NFC South-leading Atlanta Falcons (9-1) today at Raymond James Stadium in an attempt to win their fifth consecutive game and remain in the hunt for an…
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  • Bucs cornerback Eric Wright out, causing shakeup in secondary

    Bucs cornerback Eric Wright out, causing shakeup in secondary

    tampabay.com Nov 25, 2012
    The Bucs will have to face the Falcons’ prolific passing offense today without their top cover man, cornerback Eric Wright. His lingering Achilles injury will keep him out of today’s game, leaving the Bucs with a lack of depth in their secondary. Wrig
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  • Inactives: Julio Jones, Sean Weatherspoon and Asante Samuel to …

    Inactives: Julio Jones, Sean Weatherspoon and Asante Samuel to play

    ajc.com ESPN.com Nov 25, 2012
    Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan dropping back against the Bucs. (Associated Press) TAMPA — Tampa Bay cornerback Eric Wright and Atlanta defensive tackle Peria Jerry, who has started nine games this season, were declared inactive for Sunday’s game. Jerry
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  • Broadcast switch for Bucs-Falcons

    Broadcast switch for Bucs-Falcons

    ESPN.com Nov 25, 2012
    TAMPA, Fla. -- We’ve got one more injury update for Sunday’s game between the Buccaneers and Falcons. Fox Sports’ Brian Billick, who was scheduled to be the analyst alongside play-by-play man Thom Brennaman, is out with a bad back. Charles Davis, wh
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  • A look at the life of an undrafted rookie

    A look at the life of an undrafted rookie

    profootballtalk.com Nov 25, 2012
    Undrafted rookies who fight through training camp just to get a spot on the practice squad don’t often get a lot of media attention, but the one such undrafted rookie is on the cover of this week’s New York Times Magazine. Pat Schiller, a linebacker w
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  • Video - Sunday Breakdown: Week 12 02:27

    Sunday Breakdown: Week 12

    Nov 25
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen look at how Julio Jones helped the Falcons top the Buccaneers and talk about what happened to the Steelers offense as they lost 8 turnovers to the Browns
  • Video - Matt Ryan postgame interview 00:44

    Matt Ryan postgame interview

    Nov 25
    Jeff Darlington catches up with Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan who talks about getting past the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the big performance from wide receiver Julio Jones.
  • Video - Falcons Survive Scare From Buccaneers 00:32

    Falcons Survive Scare From Buccaneers

    Nov 25
    Matt Ryan threw for 353 yards and connected with Julio Jones on an 80-yard touchdown to help the Falcons improve to 10-1.
  • Video - Matt Ryan Does It Again 00:54

    Matt Ryan Does It Again

    Nov 25
    Matt Ryan talks with Sal Paolantonio about his 80-yard touchdown pass to Julio Jones and leading yet another game-winning drive in the fourth quarter.

Sports Columnists

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    Nov 25
    With young talent and shrewd moves, the Bengals are getting it right, writes John Clayton.