Tampa Bay Buccaneers 22  Atlanta Falcons 17 Sunday 30 December 2012 at the Georgia Dome
SCORING TB 6:24-1Q Barth FG48 ATL 2:24-1Q Bryant FG28 TB 8:43-2Q Williams 8 pass from Freeman (Barth kick) TB 3:03-2Q Barth FG22 TB 10:47-3Q Barth FG42 ATL 3:45-3Q Turner 17 run (Bryant kick) TB 1:43-3Q Martin 40 run (pass failed) ATL 7:02-4Q Douglas 7 pass from Ryan (Bryant kick)
The 2012 season ended on a winning note as Doug Martin posted another big game including a 40-yard scoring run in the third quarter that proved to be the decisive score.   “I’m really proud of our guys,’’ Greg Schiano said. “They really locked in this week in practice and focused on facing the No. 1 seed in the playoffs and I’m really proud of how our team fought today.’’
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Martin 28-142, Underwood 1-1, Freeman 1-1. FALCONS: Rodgers 5-28, Turner 6-18, Ryan 2-11, Snelling 3-8. PASSING BUCS: Freeman 35-19-222-1-1. FALCONS: Ryan 44-28-238-0-1. RECEIVING BUCS: Williams 6-65, Martin 4-18, Stocker 3-50, Jackson 3-50, Underwood 2-27, Lorig 1-12. FALCONS: Rodgers 8-50, White 5-42, Gonzalez 5-41, Douglas 4- 21, Jones 3-56, Snelling 2-25, Cox 1-3. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: none. FALCONS: Samuel 1-11. KICK RETURNS BUCS: Parrish 1-23. FALCONS: Rodgers 3-59. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Parrish 3-35. FALCONS: Douglas 4-42. SACKS BUCS: David 1-14, Te'o-Nesheim 1-11. FALCONS: none.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 70 Penn DE 71 Bennett LG 76 Zuttah DT 93 McCoy C 62 Larsen DT 90 Miller RG 79 Meredith SLB 57 Hayward RT 69 Dotson WLB 54 David TE 88 Stocker MLB 59 Foster WR 19 Williams DB 43 Black WR 83 Jackson LCB 31 Biggers FB 41 Lorig RCB 29 Johnson RB 22 Martin SS 24 Barron QB 5 Freeman FS 20 Barber PLAYED 9 Koenen, 10 Barth, 11 Underwood, 12 Parrish, 26 Gaitor, 28 Ware, 33 McDonald, 36 Gorrer, 37 Tandy, 44 Clark, 48 Economos, 50 Te'o-Nesheim, 53 Goode, 56 Watson, 74 Wallace, 78 Levingston, 82 Byham, 89 Douglas, 91 Bowers, 92 White, 95 Gibson DID NOT PLAY 6 Orlovsky, 27 Blount INACTIVE 21 Wright, 34 Smith, 51 Cutrera, 73 Allen, 80 Owusu, 96 Irvin, 97 Masiflio
COMMENTARY CREW Dick Stockton and John Lynch