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Falcons look to keep control of NFC vs. Bucs

The storyline
The upstart Bucs have struggled against tougher opponents and the Falcons have a vital chance to fortify their shot at the top seed in the NFC.

Why you should watch
This is a do or die game for Tampa Bay. Mike Williams might be able to test an iffy secondary deep if Josh Freeman can buy time. The Falcons could have the most balanced offense in the NFL.

Did you know?
The Falcons are 15-0 when Matt Ryan posts at least a 100 passer rating. ... Atlanta's Roddy White leads the NFL in catches with 84. ... The Buccaneers are 3-0 when LeGarrette Blount gets at least 15 carries. ... Tampa Bay's Mike Williams leads all rookies with 701 receiving yards.

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