Falcons implode late in loss to Bucs
After the closing to within three points, the Falcons gave up 20 unanswered points to the defending Super Bowl champions and were routed, 48-25, on Sunday in Tampa Bay. Tom Brady tossed five touchdown passes and improve to 9-0 in games played against the Falcons. Matt Ryan, who tossed two pick-sixes, dropped to 0-6 in games against Brady. The defense showed a hint of a pass rush and the offense had problems in short-yardage situations against the Bucs' stout defensive front.