Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24 Atlanta Falcons 45
Sunday 1 January 2012 at the Georgia Dome
ATL 8:12-1QRodgers 1 run (Bryant kick)
ATL 3:30-1QJones 17 pass from Ryan (Bryant kick)
ATL 3:04-1QJones 48 pass from Ryan (Bryant kick)
ATL 11:40-2QTurner 1 run (Bryant kick)
ATL 10:43-2Q Lofton 26 interception return (Bryant kick)
ATL 6:49-2QTurner 81 run (Bryant kick)
TB 2:04-2Q Briscoe 2 pass from Freeman (Barth kick)
TB 4:19-3Q Barth FG41
TB 3:32-3Q Mack 40 interception return (Winslow pass from Freeman)
TB 11:13-4Q Briscoe 5 pass from Freeman (run failed)
ATL 3:59-4Q Bryant FG20

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Freeman 3-14, Blount 6-12, Johnson 1-5, Madu 2-4, Lumpkin 2-0.
FALCONS: Turner 17-172, Snelling 9-50, Rodgers 8-24, Jones 1-9, Redman 3-(-4).
PASSING
BUCS: Freeman 45-31-274-3-2.
FALCONS: Ryan 9-6-106-0-2, Redman 12-7-71-1-0.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Briscoe 8-53, Winslow 7-56, Lumpkin 5-27, Parker 4-74, Madu 3-19, Blount 3-14, Williams 1-31.
FALCONS: Jones 4-76, White 4-69, Gonzalez 1-8, Weems 1-8, Palmer 1-7, Rodgers 1-5, Snelling 1-4.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: Mack 1-40.
FALCONS: Lofton 1-26, Walls 1-23, Franks 1-0.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Parker 2-41, Spurlock 1-12.
FALCONS: none.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Spurlock 2-15.
FALCONS: Weems 1-9.
SACKS
BUCS: none.
FALCONS: Abraham 1-6, Moore 0.5-4.5, Biermann 0.5-4.5.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
Roy Cummings reports on another humiliating loss
Martin Fennelly sees Bucs reach new depths
How Rick Stroud saw the game unfold
Gary Shelton weighs in with his opinions
Was this Ronde Barber's last game?
Game notes and anecdotes
Scott Smith's game report
The official gamebook including the play-by-play
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT70 Penn LDE91 Bowers
LG76 Zuttah DT90 Miller
C52 Faine DT98 Okam
RG75 Joseph RDE94 Clayborn
RT77 Lee WLB54 Hayes
TE 69 Dotson MLB59 Foster
TE82 Winslow SLB58 Black
WR19 Williams LCB31 Biggers
WR89 Briscoe SS26 Jones
RB27 Blount FS36 Jackson
QB5 Freeman RCB20 Barber
PLAYED
9 Koenen, 10 Barth, 11 Johnson, 22 Asante, 23 Lewis, 28 Lumpkin, 32 Madu, 33 Mack, 41 Lynch, 43 Black, 44 Lorig, 48 Economos, 53 Reed , 56 Watson, 57 Hayward, 62 Larsen, 71 Bennett, 72 Haye, 80 Pianalto, 81 Spurlock, 87 Parker, 88 Stocker, 92 Price, 95 Haynesworth
DID NOT PLAY
INACTIVE
12 Carpenter, 17 Benn, 18 Stroughter, 24 Gaitor, 50 Te'o-Nesheim, 65 Trueblood, 73 Hardman