Atlanta held the Bucs without a score until 8:46 was left in the game. The team was already ahead 56-0 at that point. Some of those points came as a result of strong defensive play. Atlanta managed one defensive touchdown after picking off Josh McCown. Devin Hester also returned a punt, putting Atlanta on the board for a second time. Overall, the team forced five fumbles, four of which were recovered.
Atlanta will look for more Week 4 against the Vikings.
After making a couple big plays to help secure a victory against the Saints in Week 1, the
Instead, it allowed 24 points on 472 yards. And that score would have been worse if kicker Mike Nugent hadn't missed three field goals.
Even worse, the Falcons didn't record a single sack or turnover in the game. They have yet to record a sack all season.
They'll hope for better results Thursday night against the Buccaneers.
Moore averaged 5.4 tackles in his 16 games last season.
Bartu now has more tackles through two games than he had during any two-game stretch as a rookie last season.
Worrilow averaged 12.2 tackles in his final nine games last season after beginning the year in a reserve role.