The Buccaneers and Falcons close out the first quarter all tied up at three apiece. Connor Barth hit a field goal on the Bucs’ first possession of the game from 48 yards out. On the next Falcon possession, Matt Bryant nailed one from 28 yards to tie the game.
Josh Freeman has hit six of his nine passes for 58 yards. Mike Williams leads Bucs’ receivers with three catches for 27 yards. Doug Martin is off to a quick start with five carries good for 29 yards and one catch of seven yards.
Defensively, E.J. Biggers leads the team with four tackles. Both Lavonte David and Michael Bennett have recorded a quarterback hit on Matt Ryan.
For the Falcons, Matt Ryan has connected on six of his nine throws for 64 yards. Roddy White has three catches of 30 yards while TE Tony Gonzalez has 15 yards on one catch. RB Jacquizz Rodgers has one carry of 16 yards, while Ryan has scrambled twice for 11.
Both Asante Samuel and Thomas DeCoud have two tackles. Three Falcons have deflected passes.
The Buccaneers start the second quarter on fourth-and-two from their own 45-yard line.