ATLANTA (6-5) at TAMPA BAY (5-6)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE - Buccaneers by 1 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Atlanta 4-7, Tampa Bay 6-5
SERIES RECORD - Tied 22-22
LAST MEETING - Buccaneers beat Falcons 23-20, OT, Nov. 1, 2015
LAST WEEK - Falcons lost to Vikings 20-10; Buccaneers lost to Colts 25-12
AP PRO32 RANKING - Falcons No. 19, Buccaneers No. 20
FALCONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (15), PASS (5).
FALCONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (10), PASS (15).
BUCCANEERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (3), PASS (T24).
BUCCANEERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (12), RUSH (12), PASS (14).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Buccaneers going for first season sweep of NFC South rival since 2007. Falcons won both meetings a year ago by a combined score of 83-77. ... Falcons are currently seventh in the NFC playoffs standings, just behind Seattle - also 6-5 - for final wild-card spot. Bucs are tied for eighth, trailing Seahawks by one game. ... Bucs have turned season around during stretch in which they've won three of five. Falcons have lost four straight, five of six overall, following a 5-0 start. ... Falcons QB Matt Ryan has won 10 of 15 careers starts vs. Bucs. He's completed 78 percent of his passes for 902 yards, six touchdowns and one interception in past three meetings. ... Falcons WR Julio Jones leads NFL with 94 catches for 1,245 yards. ... Bucs rookie QB Jameis Winston was chosen NFL offensive rookie of the month for November, completing 95 of 169 for 1,179 yards, seven TDs and three interceptions. He also rushed for three TDs, while leading Bucs to 3-2 record. ... Bucs RB Doug Martin is second in the league in rushing behind Adrian Peterson with 1,038 yards. ... Bucs rookie LB Kwon Alexander had 11 tackles and an interception while also recovering a fumble and forcing another during Nov. 1 victory over Falcons. ... Fantasy Tip: Jones has averaged 147.3 yards per game and scored three TDs in his last three vs. Bucs.
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