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The North & South Podcast: Week 17 reactions to Tampa’s win over Atlanta

The Bucs finish strong with a full four quarters in the season finale

NFL: Atlanta Falcons at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Bucs wide receiver Antonio Brown caught the most passes in a single game than any other Bucs player all season with 11 catches for 138 yards and two touchdowns.
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The Buccaneers not only clinched a playoff berth, but with this week’s win, they secured the No. 5 seed to play the NFC East Divisional Champs Washington Football Team. The Bucs came out and took care of business beating the Falcons 44-27, securing the best game option heading into Wild Card weekend.

In this week’s reactions episode I’m flying solo again while Evan takes some time off. Take a listen and check out the Good and Bad coming out of this week’s game, to include:

Atlanta Falcons v Tampa Bay Buccaneers Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

The Good

  1. With many critical components of the defense out, other players step up and make plays
  2. Tom Brady took control and showed us all why he is the GOAT
  3. The Bucs finish strong and pull together and full four quarters as a starting unit
  4. NOTABLE: Mike Evans breaks the NFL record!
Atlanta Falcons v Tampa Bay Buccaneers Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

The Bad

  1. Bucs defensive depth still isn’t protecting against the pass
  2. Ronald Jones II has to wait another year before he gets his first 1,000-yard season
  3. Mike Evans gets injured, but it’s not as bad as many are making it out to be

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