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Tweet Recap: Falcons Twitter reacts to loss vs. Buccaneers

Let’s see what Twitter had to say.

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Hey Falcoholics! On Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons took on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Falcons fell flat after performing well the two previous weeks, falling 22-35.

If you missed the game, or just want to review the tweets from it, look no further. Falcons fans on Twitter have you covered, and without further ado, let’s begin.

Falcons would receive the ball first, as they have the past three games.

Finally breaking out some was tight end Jaeden Graham, who has been impressing with Austin Hooper being out. He had a 53-yard reception over the middle.

The Falcons, who had three-straight incompletions in the red zone, settled for a field goal. 3-0.

And just like that, Desmond Trufant picked off Winston.

But they would eventually punt.

The Buccaneers would take advantage, as Godwin scored a 71-yard touchdown giving Tampa a 7-3 lead.

On the next drive Julio Jones would pass Detroit Lions’ great Calvin Johnson for all-time receiving yards.

They would then punt. Luckily for us, the Falcons defense stepped up and got another interception.

The Falcons would turn the turnover into points, as running back Qadree Ollison would score. 10-7 Falcons.

After a series of punts, the Buccaneers would capitalize on another Godwin touchdown. 10-13 Buccaneers.

After another punt, the Buccaneers marched down field easily, and defensive tackle Vita Vea had a receiving touchdown. Matt Gay missed another PAT, so Tampa entered halftime leading 10-19.

To start the the second half, the Buccaneers had their way with the Falcons defense. Ronald Jones topped it off with a rushing touchdown.

And for the third time, Buccaneers kicker Matt Gay missed another PAT due to a blocked kick by Kendall Sheffield. 10-25 Buccaneers.

On the Falcons next drive Ryan threw deep to Calvin Ridley who had the ball ripped away for an interception by Carlton Davis.

After a Buccaneers punt, the Falcons would move down field and settle on a 40-yard field goal by Younghoe Koo. 13-25 Buccaneers.

Tampa would get downfield and close to scoring, but ultimately settle for a 32-yard field goal by Matt Gay. 13-28 Buccaneers.

Atlanta would answer back with a field goal of their own, a 38-yarder by Younghoe Koo. 16-28 Buccaneers.

And the original Falcons returned to action as they continued to embarrass.

Matt Schaub would come in to relieve Matt Ryan, and actually throw a touchdown to Ridley. The Falcons would still go on to lose to the Buccaneers, 22-35.

Well that does it, folks. The Falcons came in and returned to normalcy against a bad Tampa Bay team. On Thanksgiving our 3-8 Falcons host the New Orleans Saints in Atlanta.

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