Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27 Atlanta Falcons 24
Saturday 24 December 2005 at Raymond James Stadium
ATL 3:27-1Q Griffith 4 pass from Vick (Peterson kick)
TB 0:20-1Q Cook 9 pass from Simms (Bryant kick)
TB 12:50-2Q Alstott 11 pass from Simms (Bryant kick)
ATL 3:19-2Q Jenkins 8 pass from Vick (Peterson kick)
ATL 0:09-3Q Peterson FG31
TB 9:01-4Q Bryant FG50
ATL 4:18-4Q Duckett 2 run (Peterson kick)
TB 0:25-4Q Williams 6 run (Bryant kick)
TB 0:15-OT Bryant FG42

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Williams 31-150, Pittman 4-17, Alstott 1-5, Simms 1-2.
FALCONS: Vick 11-63, Dunn 14-59, Duckett 11-32.
PASSING
BUCS: Simms 42-29-285-2-2.
FALCONS: Vick 26-16-161-0-2.
FALCONS:
RECEIVING
BUCS: Galloway 8-97, Smith 8-75, Pittman 4-17, Alstott 3-32, Becht 2-28, Clayton 1-11, Williams 1-10, Cook 1-9, Hilliard 1-6.
FALCONS: Crumpler 4-63, Jenkins 4-54, White 3-31, Griffith 2-4, Dunn 1-5, Finneran 1-4, McCrary 1-0.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: none.
FALCONS: Hall 1-65, Brooking 1-17.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Shepherd 5-110, Graham 1-11.
FALCONS: Cobb 5-104.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: Jones 6-55.
FALCONS: Cobb 1-8, Finneran 0-0.
SACKS
BUCS: Rice 2-17, Jackson 1-16, Brooks 1-1.
FALCONS: Coleman 1-11, Kerney 1-4.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
Roy Cummings' review of the game
Martin Fennelly's award winning column
What Rick Stroud thought of it all
Gary Shelton reports on the kids who are making us believers
Len Pasquarelli reports on a crazy playoff decider
Matt Bryant - just so grateful of another chance to win it
Another record-setting day on the ground for the Cadillac
Chris Simms - the leading voice in the Buccaneer huddle
What are the current playoff implications?
Game notes and anecdotes
The game report
The gamebook and the play-by-play of the game
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT69 Davis LDE94 Spires
LG72 Buenning UT95 Hovan
C76 Wade DT92 McFarland
RG79 Mahan RDE97 Rice
RT67 Walker LLB56 Nece
TE88 Becht MLB53 Quarles
TE 81 Smith RLB55 Brooks
WR84 Galloway LCB25 Kelly
FB40 Alstott SS23 Phillips
RB24 Williams FS34 Jackson
QB2 Simms RCB20 Barber
SUBSTITUTIONS
3 Bryant, 9 Bidwell, 19 Hilliard, 21 Bolden, 26 Allen, 27 Cox, 28 Nicholson, 32 Pittman, 33 Graham, 39 Pearson, 43 Cook, 51 Ruud, 54 Mallard, 75 Steussie, 77 Terry, 80 Clayton, 83 Moore, 86 Shepherd, 89 Jones, 90 White, 91 Bradley, 96 Wyms
DID NOT PLAY
12 McCown
INACTIVE
13 Rattay, 22 Watson, 46 Adams, 58 Cooper, 61 Colmer, 64 Bryant, 74 Jackson, 89 Heller