The NFL has officially announced that the Falcons and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Week 18 contest will be played on Sunday, January 8 at 1:00 p.m. EST, nationally televised on FOX. Tampa Bay will travel to Atlanta to face the Falcons for the last game of the regular season.
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This game, essentially, doesn't carry much weight considering the Falcons are formally eliminated from playoff contention and the Buccaneers winning the NFC South division, but this will be a good evaluation heading into the off-season.