Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 Atlanta Falcons 17
Sunday 4 November 1979 at Fulton County Stadium
TB2:08-1Q Bell 1 run (O'Donoghue kick)
ATL4:58-2Q Mazzetti FG30
ATL11:10-4Q Mitchell 4 pass from Bartkowski (Mazzetti kick)
ATL1:22-4Q Bean 60 run (Mazzetti kick)
TB0:22-4Q Giles 12 pass from Williams (O'Donoghue kick)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Bell 13-41, Eckwood 9-31, J.Davis 2-4, Williams 1-0, Mucker 1-(-2).
FALCONS: Bean 3-67, Cason 21-65, Andrews 15-49, Mayberry 3-16, Bartkowski 4-15.
PASSING
BUCS: Williams 24-11-198-1-1.
FALCONS: Bartkowski 20-11-80-1-1.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Mucker 3-68, Owens 2-76, Hagins 2-17, J.Davis 1-15, Giles 1-12, Ragsdale 1-6, Eckwood 1-4.
FALCONS: Andrews 4-16, Mitchell 3-19, Jenkins 2-29, Francis 2-16.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: Lewis 1-11.
FALCONS: Lawrence 1-12.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Ragsdale 3-56.
OPPONENTS: Stanback 1-24, Pearson 1-23.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Reece 4-7.
OPPONENTS: Pearson 1-4.
SACKS
BUCS: Chambers 1-9, Nafziger 1-9, Lewis 1-8.
OPPONENTS: Brezina 1-4.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
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Early opportunities in this game were squandered by the Bucs and after taking a 7-0 lead, a Buc fumble set up the tying touchdown and the Falcons were on their way to victory.

The final Buc touchdown only came with 12 seconds left as Atlanta controlled the clock with over 200 yards on the ground.
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT75 Reavis LDE60 Chambers
LG64 Horton NT71 Crowder
C50 Wilson RDE63 Selmon
RG61 Roberts LOLB57 Lewis
RT73 Hannah LILB58 Selmon
WR85 Owens RILB54 Wood
WR81 Hagins ROLB56 Johnson
TE88 Giles LCB45 White
FB43 Eckwood SS33 Cotney
RB42 Bell FS25 Jordan
QB12 Williams RCB40 Washington
SUBSTITUTIONS
6 O'Donoghue, 16 Blanchard, 23 Ragsdale, 27 T Davis, 34 Brown, 36 Berns, 38 J Davis, 44 Cesare, 46 Reece, 51 Nafziger, 53 Bonness, 55 Brown , 66 Yarno, 69 Austin, 70 Carlton, 74 Sanders, 77 Kollar, 79 Lewis, 84 Jones, 86 Obradovich, 87 Mucker
DID NOT PLAY
14 Fusina ,15 Rae
INACTIVE