Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • ATL 424
    • 326 TB
  • Turnovers

    • ATL 2
    • 0 TB
  • Possession

    ATL TB
    30:38 29:22
  • 1st Downs

    • ATL 20
    • 16 TB

Game Information

Raymond James Stadium
,
Coverage: FOX
  • Tampa, FL 33607
  • Line: ATL -1.5
Attendance: 54,400
83%
Capacity: 65,647
Referees: Jeff Triplette
11/25/2012 Associated Press

Ryan leads Falcons' late comeback vs. Bucs

Matt Ryan threw for 353 yards and overcame two big turnovers by leading another late touchdown drive to give the Atlanta Falcons a 24-23 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.

Scoring Summary

FOX1234T
Falcons377724
Buccaneers7331023
first QuarterATLTB
FG
7:43
Matt Bryant 31 Yard Field Goal is Good
12 plays, 67 yards, 7:22
30
TD
1:19
Doug Martin 1 Yard Run
10 plays, 88 yards, 6:26
36
XP
1:12
Connor Barth Kick is Good
10 plays, 88 yards, 6:26
37
second QuarterATLTB
TD
10:33
Jacquizz Rodgers 5 Yard Run
10 plays, 75 yards, 5:47
97
XP
10:25
Matt Bryant Kick is Good
10 plays, 75 yards, 5:47
107
FG
3:41
Connor Barth 22 Yard Field Goal is Good
5 plays, 27 yards, 2:10
1010
third QuarterATLTB
FG
8:42
Connor Barth 42 Yard Field Goal is Good
13 plays, 62 yards, 6:23
1013
TD
8:37
Julio Jones 80 Yard Pass From Matt Ryan
1 play, 80 yards, 0:11
1713
XP
8:26
Matt Bryant Kick is Good
1 play, 80 yards, 0:11
1713
fourth QuarterATLTB
TD
15:00
Doug Martin 1 Yard Run
9 plays, 82 yards, 5:16
1719
XP
14:56
Connor Barth Kick is Good
9 plays, 82 yards, 5:16
1720
FG
10:33
Connor Barth 48 Yard Field Goal is Good
4 plays, 6 yards, 0:55
1723
TD
8:01
Michael Turner 3 Yard Run
6 plays, 64 yards, 2:33
2323
XP
7:55
Matt Bryant Kick is Good
6 plays, 64 yards, 2:33
2423

Research Notes

  • From Elias: Of the previous 44 teams to have at least 10 wins through their first 11 games, 55% went onto play in the Super Bowl.

  • Matt Ryan (ATL): Posted an 84.4 Total QBR in Sunday's win over the Buccaneers. It was the 4th time in the last 5 weeks that Ryan had a QBR of 80 or better, tied with Tom Brady for most in the NFL over that span.

  • Matt Ryan posted a season-high 81.3 completion percentage Sunday. Ryan's average throw distance was 6.6 yards downfield, and the short throws led to high efficiency. Ryan finished 20-of-23 for 182 yards on throws 10 yards or fewer downfield, setting season highs in completion percentage and yards per attempt on those throws.Ryan finished 10-of-14 for 194 yards and a touchdown throwing outside the numbers, including an 80-yard touchdown pass to Julio Jones. Buccaneers cornerback Eric Wright missed Sunday's game, and Jones was matched up on the play with backup cornerback Leonard Johnson.

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