Bucs-Falcons Preview

October 5 – The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will take on their new NFC South Division rival on Sunday -- the Atlanta Falcons. PewterReport.com has the Bucs-Falcons preview.

MATCHUP: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-1) at Atlanta Falcons (1-2)

WHERE: The Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.

WHEN: Sunday, October 6 at 1:00 p.m. ET.


RADIO: WQYK, Flagship station (99.5 FM, 1010 AM)

TV ANNOUNCERS: Kenny Albert and Tim Green

RADIO ANNOUNCERS: Gene Deckerhoff and Scot Brantley

LAST WEEK: The Atlanta Falcons had a bye week last week, which means they've had two weeks to prepare for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Tampa Bay traveled to Cincinnati last Sunday and dominated the Bengals en route to their 35-7 win. Bucs QB Brad Johnson threw three touchdown passes and Tampa Bay's defense scored a touchdown.

THE LAST TIME THESE TWO TEAMS MET: The last time Tampa Bay played against Atlanta in the regular season was in November of 2000. The Buccaneers escaped Atlanta with a 27-14 win. Approximately 25,000 Buccaneer fans invaded The Georgia Dome for the game.

BUCS-FALCONS SERIES: Tampa Bay is 9-8 all-time against Atlanta in the regular season. The Bucs are 3-4 against the Falcons on the road, but have won three consecutive games against the Dirty Birds.

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