Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Halftime Report: Buccaneers vs. Falcons

An update from the Bucs' Week 13 matchup with the Falcons.

The Buccaneers head into halftime trailing the Falcons, 9-7 at Raymond James Satadium in Tampa.

The Bucs scored the only touchdown of the first half when Jameis Winston scrambled for a five-yard score in the first quarter. It was Winston's fifth rushing touchdown of the season, which tied him for the team-record for rushing scores by a QB in a single season. He is currently tied with Steve Young and Shaun King.

Winston has completed nine of 14 passes for 126 yards, an average of 9.4 yards per attempt. He was intercepted with 34 seconds to go in the first half by Desmond Trufant.

The Falcons responded to Tampa's touchdown with a score of their own. Atlanta drove inside the Bucs' five-yard line, but were held to a field goal after Will Gholston sacked Matt Ryan on a crucial third down. Gholston picked up a second sack right before halftime.

Atlanta would add two more field goals near the end of the half, taking the lead on a 52-yarder with six seconds left in the first half.

Doug Martin is on his way to yet another 100-yard game, picking up 55 in the first half on 15 carries. He has also had an impact on the passing game, hauling in one pass for five yards.

Mike Evans has two receptions, the most of any Buccaneer, while Vincent Jackson leads the team with 36 yards. Tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins, who started today after missing significant time with a shoulder injury, has one catch for 15 yards.

The Falcons are set to receive at the start of the second half.

Photos from Buccaneers vs. Falcons at Raymond James Stadium.

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