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FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - Quarterback Matt Ryan doesn't have a cure-all for Atlanta's problems on offense. He does know a good place to start - scoring touchdowns in the red zone and taking deep shots in the passing game. The Falcons are struggling in both areas, major reasons why ...
Wednesday notes: How has the Bucs' offense shrugged off its problems inside the 20? Dirk Koetter and Jameis Winston have found the team's red zone identity…Plus a new MIKE starter and more.
The unbeaten Carolina Panthers (12-0) will host the skidding Atlanta Falcons (6-6) on Sunday in the first of two meetings over a three-week period. The Panthers have won six straight games versus NFC South opponents, and they are 14-3 straight up in their last 17 dating back to 2012 with an 11-6 mark against the spread during that stretch. Point spread: The Panthers opened as 6.5-point
1. Do the Falcons need to find a new quarterback? It is rare to see a quarterback that so many people once believed was one of the best in the sport fall so precipitously off a cliff. But that is what's happened to Atlanta's Matt Ryan. Ryan made yet another crappy throw. This time it was in the final minutes of the Falcons' game Sunday against the Buccaneers. It was picked off for his ninth
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones finished Sunday's 23-19 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with 102 catches so far this season, joining Marvin Harrison (2002) as the only players in NFL history to cross the 100-reception plateau in the first 12 games of a campaign, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN Stats & Info). Jones had eight catches for 93 yards on 17 targets in Sunday's game, mark
After a brief vacation last week, we're back to help you make the most out of the weeks-long holiday that is bowl season. The time has come. The regular season is almost over and bowl season is just on the horizon. Sadly, that means your opportunities to watch good Group of Five football before next fall are almost dried up. Sorry, Army - Navy may be a good historical game, but it's not goin
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - NFL quarterback Michael Vick is at Pennsylvania's state Capitol to make a pitch for legislation to help protect cats and dogs from being left in hot vehicles. Vick visited the statehouse Tuesday to support a bill that would shield first responders from liability for any property ...
Jameis Winston has been nominated for yet another weekly award.
With Week 14 of the 2015 fantasy football season now upon us, it means the fantasy playoffs have arrived. This article will preview all of the Week 14 games from a fantasy football perspective and make some bold predictions as well. At quarterback, Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie Jameis Winston has a favorable matchup. Odds are he’s been a backup quarterback for your fantasy squad all season lon
Michael Vick to lobby Pennsylvania lawmakers on bill to protect pets left in hot cars
Once riding high, Falcons facing historic collapse with 5-game losing streak, Carolina next
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - The history of the Atlanta Falcons is filled with misery. Now, they're facing a collapse of epic proportions. After starting 5-0 for rookie coach Dan Quinn, the Falcons have slid all the way to .500 with six losses in their last seven games, including a ...
Jameis Winston is delivering game-winning drives at a pace never before seen from a quarterback of his age.
Five notes from Sunday's game, including the similarities Logan Mankins sees between Jameis Winston and Tom Brady.
Julio Jones questioned the red-zone playcalling after he went a fourth-straight game without a touchdown. Atlanta hasn't scored more than 21 points in seven straight, falling to 6-6 after a 5-0 start.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continued their quest for an NFC playoff spot with a 23-19 win over the Atlanta Falcons, sweeping their NFC South rivals for the first time since 2007. The Bucs moved to 6-6 on the year with the win, handing the Falcons their fifth straight loss and staying just one game out of the last NFC wild-card spot. Quarterback Jameis Winston played hero once again, leading a game-w
The Atlanta Falcons are on the verge of a historic meltdown
Tampa Bay kept its playoff hopes alive Sunday with a critical win over division-rival Atlanta, which turned on two remarkable plays by rookie QB Jameis Winston in the game's final minutes.
Jameis Winston threw a 6-yard TD to Mike Evans with 1:39 left to give Tampa Bay a 23-19 win.
Jameis Winston led the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a sweet comeback win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, and the story of how Mike Evans got the winning touchdown is a good one. Winston explained after the 23-19 win that he asked in the huddle who wanted the game-winning touchdown during their final drive. Evans eagerly spoke up to claim it. Ask, and ye shall receive. With 1:39 left in the game, Wi
Falcons&apos Jones questions role in scoring chances
College football nirvana is nearly upon us.As expected after Saturday's conference championship games, Clemson, Alabama, Michigan State and Oklahoma comprise the top four seeds for this year's College Football Playoff.The Tigers will face off with the Sooners in the Orange Bowl, while Nick Saban will coach against his old team as the Crimson Tide and Spartans clash in the Cotton Bowl in the other
The Bucs and Falcons have a history of meaningful matchups in December at Raymond James Stadium, and the most recent edition should significantly impact both teams' playoff hopes.
Tampa Bay hopes to benefit from the long-awaited return of dynamic TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins but will be without its two top pass-rushers, Gerald McCoy and Jacquies Smith.
Syracuse has wasted no time in finding its next head football coach, hiring Bowling Green's Dino Babers. Thayer Evans and Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated reported Babers and Syracuse are "working out the final details," and his deal is expected to be for six years. According to Joe Schad of ESPN, Syracuse could announce the deal as early as Saturday. Dan Wolken of USA Today
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Jameis Winston relishes the challenge of helping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers become relevant again, a process the Atlanta Falcons are intent on slowing down. The NFC South rivals meet for the second time in just over a month Sunday, with both teams hoping to launch a ...
For the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, this week’s home tilt against NFC South rivals the Atlanta Falcons will have a playoff-game feel, as the result will likely represent a fork in the road for both teams in the 2015 season. At 5-6, the Bucs sit just a game behind the 6-5 Falcons, with both still in the thick of the NFC playoff race, jockeying for a potential Wild Card spot. A loss for the Bucs wou
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on the Atlanta Falcons this week in a rematch of the Week Eight Bucs OT win that saw plenty of fantasy points. Will Week 13 live up to the numbers?
Falcons activate WR Devin Hester, place WR Leonard Hankerson on injured reserve
The Buccaneers' lengthy injury report yielded good and bad news Friday, with three defensive linemen unlikely to play but rookie guard Ali Marpet among several who could return from long absences.