Buccaneers vs. Falcons: Preview, score prediction for Week 12

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Tampa Bay: The Bucs play their third straight road game at Green Bay next Sunday.

Fitzpatrick made the Atlanta crowd a bit uncomfortable.

Through his first 90 games, Jones has caught more passes (563) and gained more yards (8,649) than any other player in National Football League history, breaking Lance Alworth's record for receiving yards and Anquan Boldin's record for receptions.

But Keanu Neal battled down Fitzpatrick's pass on fourth-and-1 at the Atlanta 18 with just over 7 minutes remaining, and the Falcons drove for a clinching touchdown on Tevin Coleman's 14-yard run with just under 2 minutes to go.

The Atlanta Falcons wide receiver hadn't caught a touchdown pass since Week 7.

The Atlanta Falcons seemingly had everything working in their favor on a day where their best player dominated.

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The secondary played well but lost Brian Poole, Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford for stretches, although Alford still led the team in tackles with seven.

But on the positive side, the Falcons should be able to survive any challenge with Jones playing at the level he played on Sunday. And the pressure up front was non-existent until rookie Takk McKinley came up with a key sack late.

In the process of dominating Tampa Bay's secondary, Jones surpassed Hall of Fame wide receiver Lance Alworth for the most receiving yards and Anquan Boldin for most receptions for a player through his first 90 National Football League games, according to the Falcons' official website. You know Matt Ryan can sling it.

The Bucs did get a takeaway - in the fourth quarter, when linebacker Kendell Beckwith forced a fumble by Terron Ward with Brent Grimes recovering it and racing 37 yards to the Tampa Bay 42.

Offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian deserves credit for finding success in his second straight game without Devonta Freeman at running back. The injuries could catch up to them, especially a player the caliber of Trufant.

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