Atlanta vs Tampa Bay Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 16-13
|Atlanta vs Tampa Bay Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 16-13|
The Buccaneers were Week 3 winners on Sunday, coming out on top of the Falcons by a score of 16-13 at Raymond James Stadium.
Tampa Bay won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 45.5.
Josh Freeman completed 22 of 32 pass attempts for 180 yards and 0 TDs for the Buccaneers in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Falcons defense.
Michael Turner rushed for 20 yards for Atlanta, while Matt Ryan added 12 yards. Matt Ryan threw for 330 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Roddy White and Julio Jones had 140 and 115 yards respectively.
Tampa Bay was outgained by Atlanta 325-295 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-20 by the Falcons.
The time of possession battle favored Tampa Bay as their offense was on the field for 35:52, longer than the 24:08 of their opponents.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act home to face Indianapolis looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face Seattle.