The Bow Tie Chronicles: Falcons blasted by Bucs

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) is sacked by Falcons defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. (6) as he fumbles the ball during the first half  Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. (Dirk Shadd/Tampa Bay Times)
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) is sacked by Falcons defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. (6) as he fumbles the ball during the first half Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. (Dirk Shadd/Tampa Bay Times)

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In the 283nd episode of the Bow Tie Chronicles podcast, host D. Orlando Ledbetter breaks down how the Falcons were routed 48-25 by Tampa Bay on Sunday. The Falcons cut the lead to three points, but then gave up 20 unanswered points in the fourth quarter. The Falcons struggled in short-yardage situations and the secondary, which may be with cornerback A.J. Terrell (concussion) gave up five touchdown passes to Bucs quarterback Tom Brady. The Falcons dropped to 0-2 and are set to face the New York Giants (0-2) at 1 p.m. Sunday.

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