MATCHUP: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-9) at Atlanta Falcons (5-5)
WHERE: The Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. ET
TV ANNOUNCERS: Dick Stockton and Charles Davis
RADIO: US 103.5, flagship station (103.5 FM, 620 AM)
RADIO ANNOUNCERS: Gene Deckerhoff and Dave Moore
LAST SEASON: The Atlanta Falcons traveled to New York to take on the Giants in a must-win game for both teams. Despite playing without starting running back Michael Turner, the Falcons kept the game close, but the Giants won in overtime, 34-31.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were destroyed by the undefeated New Orleans Saints at Raymond James Stadium last Sunday, 38-7. Saints QB Drew Brees threw three touchdowns while New Orleans rushed for 183 yards. Bucs rookie QB Josh Freeman tossed three interceptions.
THE LAST TIME THESE TEAMS MET: The Bucs and Falcons last met in December of last season. Atlanta defended its home turf by defeating Tampa Bay in that contest, 13-10.
BUCS-FALCONS SERIES: The Bucs are 18-13 all-time in the regular season vs. the Falcons. The teams have been meeting twice per season since Tampa Bay and Atlanta joined the NFC South division in 2002. The Bucs are just 7-7 all-time on the road vs. the Falcons.