By The Numbers: Falcons at Bucs

1 - Games the Falcons are out of the division lead after today's play. The Falcons (3-6) trail the first place Saints (4-5) by just one game. Atlanta travels to Charlotte next Sunday to take on the Panthers (3-5). Carolina will be coming off a short week of preparation, as they face the Eagles in Philadelphia tomorrow night on Monday Night Football.

1 - Road wins for the Falcons this season - today's 27-17 win in Tampa is Atlanta's first of the season.

2 - Players in Falcons francise history to reach 600 career points. With his 13 points against the Bucs today (four field goals and an extra point), Falcons placekicker Matt Bryant joined Morten Andersen in the team's 600 point club.

3 - Takeaways for the Falcons this afternoon against the Buccaneers - two interceptions and a fumble recovery.


The Falcons continue their time on the road as they take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. Here are pictures from gameday.

4 -** Sacks for the Falcons in today's game, a season high. Atlanta entered the game last in the NFL with just 7 sacks in 2014 and now has 11 on the year.

5 - Penalties for the Falcons in the game, for 30 yards - both season lows.

5 - First downs for the Bucs on the first drive of the game. In the two teams' previous meeting, a 56-14 Falcons rout at the Georgia Dome, Tampa Bay had only 4 first downs through three quarters and just 10 the entire game.

6 - Third down conversions for the Bucs in the second half against the Falcons. In the previous four games, Tampa had not converted a single third down offensively in the second half.

16 - Catches of 20 yards on the season for Julio Jones, most in the NFL thus far this season.

52 - Days since the last Falcons victory. Before today's 27-17 win over Tampa, Atlanta last won on September 18 in a 56-14 week three trouncing of these same Buccaneers.

100 - Winning percentage for the Falcons against the NFC South this season (3-0). Atlanta has defeated Tampa twice and beat the Saints at the Georgia Dome to start the 2014 season.

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