Watch the AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and Noah Coslov discuss the Falcons feelings about playing on Thursday night, getting Julio Jones ready and the defensive plan for Bucs QB Jameis Winston.
October 23, 2016 Atlanta: The Falcons cheerleaders wear throw back uniforms and sport pink for breast cancer awareness while they perform during an NFL football game against the Chargers on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton /email@example.com
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Here’s where you can find the Atlanta Falcons (5-3) at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-4) game which is set for 8:25 p.m. Thursday night at Raymond James Stadium.
TV: NFL NETWORK/NBC — Play-by-Play: Al Michaels. Color Analyst: Cris Collinsworth. Sideline: Heather Cox.
LOCAL RADIO: 92.9 The Game — Play-by-Play: Wes Durham. Color Analyst: Dave Archer. Sideline: John Michaels. COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF: Ryan Cameron and Mike Conti.
NATIONAL RADIO: Westwood One Sports — Play-by-Play: Ian Eagle. Color Analyst: Tony Boselli.
Watch Online: The exhibition game can be found live on NFL Game Pass. Full replays of every NFL exhibition game are also available On Demand to the NFL Game Pass subscribers.
STREAMING OPTIONS: There are a few good streaming options for tonight’s game including Sling TV and PlayStation Vue, courtesy of cutcabletoday.com.
NFL OFFICIALS: Ronald Torbert, an attorney by trade, will be the head referee. Torbert’s crew includes: umpire Paul King, head linesman Jim Howey, line judge Mark Steinkerchner, field judge Aaron Santi, side judge Greg Gautreaux, and back judge Greg Yette. The Torbert crew called the Jacksonville-Atlanta exhibition season finale. The crew threw 20 flags and had 18 penalties accepted for 160 yards. The Jaguars had nine penalties for 75 yards, and the Falcons had nine for 85 yards.
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GAME FIVE: Falcons 23, Broncos 16
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GAME FOUR: Falcons 48, Panthers 33
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Alford battled; Collins to return
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GAME THREE: Falcons 45, Saints 32
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GAME TWO: Falcons 35, Raiders 28
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GAME ONE: Buccaneers 31, Falcons 24
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