Tampa Bay Falls 28-24 to Falcons - Recap
|Tampa Bay Falls 28-24 to Falcons - Recap|
Atlanta got 2 scoring strikes from Matt Ryan en route to a 28-24 victory over Tampa Bay on Sunday in Week 13 action at Raymond James Stadium.
Atlanta won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 43.5.
Michael Turner rushed for 88 yards, while Matt Ryan added -3 yards in the win. Roddy White and Tony Gonzalez added 74 and 38 receiving yards respectively.
LeGarrette Blount rushed for 103 yards for Tampa Bay, while Josh Freeman added 28 yards. Josh Freeman threw for 181 yards for the Buccaneers, while receivers Mike Williams and Sammie Stroughter had 59 and 48 yards respectively.
Tampa Bay outgained Atlanta 325-290 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-19 by the Falcons.
The time of possession battle favored Tampa Bay as their offense was on the field for 32:00, longer than the 28:00 of their opponents.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Panthers. The Buccaneers will aim to get back on the winning track at Washington.