Game facts: Falcons at Buccaneers

Go-to matchup:Matt Ryan leads the NFL in pass yards (2,636) and faces a Buccaneers defense that ranks in the bottom 10 against the pass. 

Julio > Evans: Mike Evans has one more reception but almost 300 fewer yards than Julio Jones this season despite having 16 more targets.

Going deep: Since 2015, Mike Evans and Julio Jones rank No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, in receptions of 10+ air yards. Evans has 84 and Jones has 77. 

Mr. Consistency: Matt Ryan has 47 straight games with 200+ pass yards (NFL record). 

Getting more pressure: The Falcons have 18 sacks already this season (T-11th in NFL). Last year, Atlanta had just 19 sacks all season. 

Defensive issues: Even though they've generated more sacks, the Falcons have struggled defensively this year. They rank 29th in points allowed per game (28.9) and tie for 27th in pass defense. 

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