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12 Notable Numbers for Week 12

A few stats pertaining to this week’s matchup vs. the Atlanta Falcons.


Pictures of some of the Falcons' top players.

12** – The number of turnovers lost by Atlanta this season.

11 – The number of catches WR Mike Evans had in the Buccaneers last meeting with the Falcons on 11/3/16. Evans' 11 catches were good for 150 yards and two touchdowns on the night.

10 – The number of games LB Lavonte David has played against Atlanta. David recorded 84 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, 5 passes defensed, one sack, one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery within those 10 games.

9 – Tampa Bay's rank in turnover margin this season (+5).

8 –  The number of interceptions Falcons' QB Matt Ryan has thrown this season.

7 – The number of losses Matt Ryan has against the Buccaneers.


6** – The number of career multi-sack games DT Gerald McCoy now has. He needs one more for fourth-most in franchise history and second-most by a defensive tackle.

5 – The number of sacks McCoy has against Atlanta – the most he has against any single team.

4 – The number of touchdowns TE O.J. Howard has in 2017, good for fifth-most in team history by a rookie in a single season (and he's not done yet!).

3 – The number of interceptions recorded by the Atlanta defense this season.

2 – The Buccaneers' league rank in takeaways since 2016 (48).

1 – The number of touchdown receptions WR DeSean Jackson needs for 50 in his career.

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