Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Buccaneers Fall to Falcons in Week 9

A quick recap of the Buccaneers' Week 9 matchup with the Falcons.

Pictures from the Buccaneers' Week 9 matchup with the Falcons.

Despite a standout performance from wide receiver Mike Evans, the Buccaneers dropped, 43-28, to the Falcons on Thursday night in Tampa. Evans caught 11 passes for 150 yards and found the end zone twice. He currently leads all NFL wide receivers in touchdown receptions with eight on the season.

Also finding the end zone for the Buccaneers Adam Humphries and Cam Brate, who scored a touchdowns in the fourth quarter.

Photos from Buccaneer legend John Lynch's Ring of Honor halftime ceremony.

The Buccaneers entered halftime trailing the Falcons, 20-14, but Atlanta added a pair of touchdowns in the third quarter to extend their lead. The Falcons found the end zone once more in the fourth, in addition to tacking on a field goal, to finish the game on top.

Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston completed 23 of 37 passes for 261 yards and three touchdowns without throwing an interception, but left the game in the fourth quarter with a knee injury. Bradley McDougald led the Buccaneers' defense in tackles with seven while Gerald McCoy and Will Gholston each picked up sacks.

The Buccaneers will take the field at Raymond James Stadium next weekend when they host the Bears. 

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