Falcons beat Bucs behind Jones' 253 reception yards

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Jones teamed with fellow wide receiver Mohamed Sanu for a 51-yard touchdown on a trick play and caught a 25-yard TD pass from quarterback Matt Ryan, who finished 26 of 35 for 317 yards and two scores.

If the Falcons can get some early touchdowns in Week 12, they could potentially cruise to their first division win of the 2017 regular season.

They could still aim higher with five of their final six games coming against NFC South foes, like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers who they face this week. Heck, you might try to blame the Mercedes-Benz Stadium turf for that. Can the Bucs quiet the surging Falcons? Cameron Brate, the Bucs' best red zone threat, had zero targets in the first half.

It wasn't as if the Bucs couldn't move the ball. Fitz will get the collapsing Packers in Week 13 if Winston misses another game.

Ryan Fitzpatrick completed 27-of-44 passes for 283 yards in the Bucs' 34-20, Week 12 loss to the Falcons.

The Bucs certainly made things interesting in the second half.

Atlanta allowed a slight comeback and after a Terron Ward fumble, and at one point they were in position to allow Tampa Bay to tie.

Coleman's second touchdown run, from 14 yards out, clinched the Falcons victory with just under two minutes remaining. However, they got a huge stop on fourth and one. But they came away with nothing from that, unable to convert on fourth-and-1 at the Atlanta 18. He had a monster day with 253 receiving yards and 268 yards from scrimmage. But coach Dan Quinn would be the first to say his team has to do a better job of finishing after nearly blowing a 27-6 lead. He followed that up with 58 total yards and a touchdown at Seattle in Week 11.

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