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Falcons vs. Bucs: A Tweet Recap

These things are a lot more fun after a win.

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The Falcons won! Let's relive the glory of Sunday's win through tweets.

Kroy Biermann had his best overall game of the season, but it got off to a bit of a rocky start.

The win was great, but the issues that have caused the Falcons to lose so many games were ever-present.

The offense looked promising early.

And Tampa Bay helped the Falcons along by jumping offsides pretty much constantly. The Falcons came away with a Steven Jackson touchdown.

After kind of a rocky start, Julio Jones started making plays.

But the offense still had a hard time maintaining a rhythm.

And Devin Hester literally deflected a Matt Ryan pass in the end zone instead of catching it. Ugh.

A 23-yard punt from Michael Koenen gave the Falcons good field position. Bless his heart.

Matty Football.

But the Falcons promptly went three and out, and the defense was back on the field.

Dave was confident heading into the half.

Devin Hester made up for the end zone drop somewhat.

But the defense continued to struggle.

Trufant had a near-miss on a pick and fans were disappointed, to say the least.

I'm just going to leave this here.

Stansley Maponga came up with a big fumble recovery.

But then, same old Falcons.

Heading into the fourth quarter, the Falcons were about to give up the lead.

And give up the lead they did.

Falcons fans looked for comfort in liquid form.

But Seth ain't heard no fat lady.

And the Falcons scored a touchdown! A successful two-point conversion gave the Falcons a 24-17 lead.

Osi Umenyiora got to the quarterback, and Twitter approved.

Michael Koenen did his former team a solid by giving them excellent field position with another truly horrid punt.

I mean, it's not too much to ask.

The Falcons were faced with a seven-point lead and a fourth and one from the Tampa Bay 15.

Mike Smith opted to go for the points, and Matt Bryant's field goal was, as usual, good.

Fun fact.

I don't think anyone blames Ryan for feeling this way.

Because the Falcons defense tends to do Falcons defense things.

Dwight Lowery picked off Josh McCown in the end zone, stealing the opportunity for the Bucs to narrow Atlanta's lead.

Then Kemal Ishmael, who has a talent for intercepting Bucs quarterbacks, picked off McCown to seal the win.

And the Falcons won! It really happened. It happened in real life.

And the Saints lost.

And the Panthers lost, too. What a glorious, glorious week of football.