Falcons lead 10-7 with 4:30 left in the first quarter.
The Atlanta Falcons take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Thursday Night Football on November 3, start time at 8:25 PM ET, at Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida.
The Falcons (5-3) are coming from a 33-32 nerve-wracking win game over the Green Bay Packers in Week 8. Matt Ryan completed 28 of 35 passes for 288 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Falcons. On the ground, Terron Ward rushed for 46 yards in six attempts while Devonta Freeman added 35 yards and a touchdown in 11 carries. In the receiving end, Mohamed Sanu posted 84 yards and a touchdown in nine receptions while Taylor Gabriel added 68 yards and a touchdown in three receptions. Austin Hooper posted 41 yards in five catches.
Offensively, the Falcons are averaging 32.8 points and 425.2 total yards (313.8 in passing and 111.5 in rushing) per game. Defensively, the Falcons are yielding 28.9 points and 379.2 total yards (285.4 in passing and 93.9 in rushing) per game against the opposing teams.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-4) are coming from a 30-24 OT loss to the Oakland Raiders in Week 8. Jameis Winston completed 16 of 32 passes for 180 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Bucs. On the ground, Jacquizz Rodgers rushed for 69 yards and two touchdowns in 19 carries while Antone Smith added 16 yards in four attempts. In the receiving end, Adam Humphries posted 58 yards in three receptions while Mike Evans added 50 yards in four receptions. Russell Shepard had 24 yards and a touchdown in two receptions.
Offensively, the Bucs are averaging 21.7 points and 351.7 total yards (238.3 in passing and 113.4 in rushing) per game. Defensively, the Bucs are yielding 27.0 points and 390.0 total yards (274.7 in passing and 115.3 in rushing) per game against the opposing teams.
Falcons vs Buccaneers game schedule info:
Date: November 3, 2016
Start Time: 8:25 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: NFLN
Live Stream: NFL Game Pass (Free Trial)
Odds and Point Spread: +3 Bucs, 51.5 O/U