Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Full game preview
Nov 9, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers center Evan Dietrich-Smith (62) blocks as Atlanta Falcons inside linebacker Paul Worrilow (55) rushes during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. Atlanta Falcons defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-17. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
The Atlanta Falcons (6-1) host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-4) in a key divisional contest. A victory for either team will mean they will finish with a better win record than in 2014. But who will come out on top inside the Georgia Dome?
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On records alone, you would go with Atlanta. But Dan Quinn’s Falcons haven’t played like a 6-1 team in recent weeks. Since blowing out the Texans in Week 4, they have been below par. Atlanta required overtime at home in a hard fought victory over Washington, before getting comfortably beaten by New Orleans and squeezing past the Zach Mettenberger-led Titans 10-7.
The biggest concern has been on offense, believe it or not. Defensively, the Falcons have done enough. But they have had little help from a unit normally so dominant. This game will be far from a walkover. Here’s all the information you need to know.
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