Game facts: Falcons at Buccaneers

Vital stat: The Buccaneers are 7-0 since 2015 (Jameis Winston era) when they run the ball on 50+ percent of their offensive plays. They're 2-14 when passing on 50+ percent of offensive plays. 

RB carousel: With Doug Martin and Jacquizz Rodgers both out with injuries, reserve RBs Antone Smith and Peyton Barber will carry the running load for Tampa Bay.

Who are these RBs?: 

Antone Smith is a seven-year veteran with a career average of 9.1 yards per carry on 35 attempts. Peyton Barber is an undrafted rookie with 16 rushes for 91 yards (5.7 YPC) this season.  

Winston on the rise: In his last three games, Jameis Winston has a 99.4 passer rating (6 TDs, 1 INT). In his first four games this year, Winston had a 72.9 passer rating (8 TDs, 8 INTs). 

Taking hits: Winston has taken more QB hits per game (7.9) than any other QB this season. 

Struggling defense: The Buccaneers have allowed 46 "big plays" this season (most in NFL). "Big plays" refer to 10+ yard rushes and 20+ yard passes. 

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