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Game Thread: Atlanta Falcons at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Atlanta Falcons and Tampa Bay Buccaneers are fighting for the lead in the division. Pending the result of the Saints-Texans game, it's either for the sole lead or a share of the lead. That game is crazy.

Matt Ryan against Josh Freeman, Mike Williams against Roddy White, Aqib Talib against Brent Grimes - and of course Quincy Black against Stephen Nicholas for best inactive player.

Check out our pregame coverage this week:

Defensive line should get on track against the Atlanta Falcons

Three key matchups when the Bucs are on defense

Three key matchups when the Bucs have the ball

Predicting the Falcons-Buccaneers game

Atlanta Falcons - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Inactives:

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: WR Sammie Stroughter, RB Allen Bradford, S Larry Asante, CB Anthony Gaitor, LB Quincy Black, T Derek Hardman and T James Lee.

Atlanta Falcons: CB Kelvin Hayden, CB Darrin Walls, LB Stephen Nicholas, 66 C Brett Romberg, 79 OG Mike Johnson, 95 DT Jonathan Babineaux, 98 DE Cliff Matthews