Week 17 Atlanta Falcons at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Matchup Preview

Published by Cory Hays on

Your Tampa Bay Buccaneers (10-5) are hosting the Atlanta Falcons (4-11) at 1 PM tomorrow at Raymond James Stadium in the regular season finale. The Buccaneers clinched a playoff berth last week with their win over the Detroit Lions. This game is going to be different for the Buccaneers as they will be without Devin White, Shaquil Barrett, and Steve McLendon who were all placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list yesterday. Below is how both teams matchup in the league and the series head-to-head record.

Buccaneers:

Total Offense: 11th (377.3 YPG)

Pass Offense: 3rd (282.3 YPG)

Run Offense: 28th (95.0 YPG)

Total Defense: 6th (323.3 YPG)

Pass Defense: 22nd (245.8 YPG)

Run Defense: 1st (77.5 YPG)

Falcons: 

Total Offense: 18th (367.3 YPG)

Pass Offense: 5th (273.7 YPG)

Run Offense: 29th (93.7 YPG)

Total Defense: 28th (392.6 YPG)

Pass Defense: 31st (287.1 YPG)

Run Defense: 7th (105.5 YPG)

The Falcons lead the Buccaneers in the career matchup series 28-26. The Buccaneers need to win or have the Los Angeles Rams lose to secure the fifth seed heading into next weekend’s Wild Card weekend. The Atlanta Falcons interviewed Raheem Morris for the full-time head coaching job this week so he could potentially be sticking around for years to come as a former Buccaneer coach and now rival. Lets Go Bucs!


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