The Atlanta Falcons head to Raymond James Stadium to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday night.
The Falcons are 5–3 on the season and lead the NFC South. Atlanta is coming off a narrow victory over the Green Bay Packers in which quarterback Matt Ryan connected with Mohamed Sanu for an 11-yard touchdown with 31 seconds remaining to down Green Bay 33–32. Ryan finished he day 28 of 35 passing for 288 yards and three touchdowns.
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The Buccaneers are just behind the Falcons in the standings despite their 3–4 record. Derek Carr of the Oakland Raiders broke out against Tampa Bay as they lost 30–24 at home last week. Jameis Winston threw for 180 yards and two touchdowns.