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Wide receiver Devin Hester #17 of the Atlanta Falcons returns a punt for a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during a game at the Georgia Dome on September 18, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Five Things: Buccaneers Vs. Falcons Thursday Night Roundup

56-14. You just don’t see scores like that in the NFL very often. Tampa Bay didn’t look like an NFL team last night, not scoring until the fourth quarter. For Atlanta, this was exactly the performance it needed.

09/19/2014

Julio Jones #11 of the Atlanta Falcons and George Iloka #43 of the Cincinnati Bengals both attempt to catch a pass during the second quarter at Paul Brown Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The play resulted in an incomplete pass. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Fantasy Starters: Vincent Jackson, Matt Ryan And Julio Jones

Here’s a look at the key fantasy players on both sides, and our recommendation on whether you should start them or sit them in your fantasy lineup.

09/18/2014

Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons throws a pass during the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Atlanta Falcons

Week 3’s Thursday night matchup features two NFC South teams that made headlines for all the wrong reasons last season.

09/17/2014

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CBS Sports Steve Tasker Weighs In On Falcons Vs Buccaneers on Thursday Night Football

When he was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1985, no-one expected Steve Tasker to last very long in the NFL. He may not have lasted more than one season in Houston, but the minute wide receiver and special teams ace last 12 more with the Buffalo Bills. He knows what it takes overcome adversity, but when it comes to this week’s game on Thursday Night Football, Tasker isn’t sure the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can overcome the strong Atlanta Falcons.

09/16/2014

Michael Johnson #93 of the Cincinnati Bengals tackles Kellen Clemens #10 of the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on December 18, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Bengals beat the Rams 20-13. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Bucs Hoping Michael Johnson Excels This Season

The Bucs took a gamble signing Michael Johnson to a huge contract, and this season, he has to be the guy.

09/01/2014

Greg Olsen #88 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Greg Olsen Gives The Carolina Panthers A Proven Receiving Threat

The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.

08/16/2014

Tom Brady, Bill Belichick (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: Head Coaches Are Hugely Overrated In The NFL

Of the six coaches who were fired at the end of this season, each of them had quarterbacks with a quarterback rating placing them in the bottom half of the league.

01/03/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 22: Darrelle Revis #24 of the New York Jets defends against Randy Moss #81 of the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 22, 2009 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Buccaneers Gave Revis Ultimate Vote Of Confidence And Expect To Reap Benefits

Making Darrelle Revis the highest-paid defensive back in NFL history shows that the Buccaneers are confident. But will their confidence pay off in the tough NFC South?

08/05/2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 11:  Head coach Jason Garrett of the Dallas Cowboys looks on from the sideline in the fourth quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles on November 11, 2012 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.The Dallas Cowboys defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 38-23.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Garrett’s Tampa Time Paying Off

Jason Garrett made the most of his final season as an NFL player, and he’s benefiting from it nine years later.

02/01/2013

Philadelphia Eagles v Dallas Cowboys

Latest Cowboys Coaching Moves: Changes For Garrett And A Tampa Flavor

Cowboys’ OC Bill Callahan is being elevated to the position of offensive play-caller. Is it a castrating strip of responsibilities of Jason Garrett, or a helping hand for an overloaded young coach?

01/25/2013

Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Dallas Cowboys

Cowboys 16, Buccaneers 10: My Top 10 CBS Contemplations

The Cowboys have won 2 games this season. In both they’ve committed 13 penalties. I have no idea how to even begin to start explaining that.

09/23/2012

Cowboys and Tampa Bay

Cowboys Win Home Opener Against Bucs

DeMarco Murray had an 11-yard touchdown run, Dan Bailey kicked three field goals and the Dallas Cowboys beat Tampa Bay 16-10 Sunday to win their home opener with a delayed ending.

09/23/2012

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