TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers know how difficult the road to the Super Bowl can be. That’s why the defending champions are determined to give themselves a better shot at repeating by earning home-field advantage for the playoffs. At 9-3, the Bucs have a commanding four-game lead over Carolina, Atlanta and New Orleans in the NFC South with five games remaining. While the team’s first division title since 2007 would guarantee at least one home game in the postseason, coach Bruce Aria
The Buccaneers decided early in the year that the way to win was to let the greatest quarterback in NFL history throw the ball a ton. It's working.
ATLANTA (AP) — Home is not-so sweet for the Atlanta Falcons. If they can't figure out a way to win their final two games at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, they are headed for a fourth straight losing season. The Falcons (5-7) dropped to 0-5 in Atlanta this season with a 30-17 loss to the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. “It’s hard, man," running back Cordarrelle Patterson said. “We do it for the fans. Being home and not getting a win for those guys, it hurts me. I love this