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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…
Share TweetTimes 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 …
Atlanta Falcons: Turner, Rodgers challenged Tampa Bay’s top run defenseUpdated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetAtlanta 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,…Source: ajc.com
Atlanta Falcons: With Spoon back, run defense flexes its muscleUpdated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetTampa 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…Source: ajc.comShare TweetAtlanta 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…
Falcons made stopping Bucs' Doug Martin top priorityUpdated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetBucs 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…
Liquid Menace Stalks Official: Your Sunday NFL GIF RoundupUpdated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetWe'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 »Source: deadspin.comShare TweetView images of the Bucs' loss to the Atlanta Falcons.
Halftime thoughts on Falcons-BucsUpdated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetTAMPA, 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 somSource: ESPN.com
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Atlanta Falcons: Live Scoring SummaryUpdated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetTimes 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…
Bucs cornerback Eric Wright out, causing shakeup in secondaryUpdated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetThe 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. WrigShare TweetFalcons 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
Broadcast switch for Bucs-FalconsUpdated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetTAMPA, 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, whSource: ESPN.com
A look at the life of an undrafted rookieUpdated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetUndrafted 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 wSource: profootballtalk.com
Sunday Breakdown: Week 12Nov 25Jim 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
Matt Ryan postgame interviewNov 25Jeff 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.
Falcons Survive Scare From BuccaneersNov 25Matt Ryan threw for 353 yards and connected with Julio Jones on an 80-yard touchdown to help the Falcons improve to 10-1.
Matt Ryan Does It AgainNov 25Matt 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.
Don Banks: Kaepernick choice looks great after 49ers beat Saints; more Sna…Nov 25EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 12 heavy on impressive road wins...
NFL Week 12 review: John Clayton's Last CallNov 25With young talent and shrewd moves, the Bengals are getting it right, writes John Clayton.