Bucs' trick play in last seconds vs. Falcons fails

Annette Crawford
October 16, 2018

Smith was the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons between 2008 and 2014, and has served as the Buccaneers defensive coordinator since 2016.

Tampa Bay has the NFL's second-ranked offense and No. 1 passing attack, but is next to last in total defense and has allowed a league-high 34.6 points per game. This is how the rest of the Bucs season will look, right on down to Dirk, let us help you with the big boxes.The Bucs are trapped like rats.So are their fans.The rest of the way will often go a l.


Adam Humphries then bobbled the ball to Mike Evans at the four-yard line, who barely missed DeSean Jackson in stride to finish the play.

The Bucs, once down 21-6, had rallied back with an improbable chance to beat the Falcons. A good toss, and Jackson likely scores the touchdown. Jameis Winston brings them back in his first start of the season, but they lose on a insane play that was very close to working.Rick Stroud and Times sports columnist Tom Jon. Atlanta desperately needed to avoid a 1-5 start to keep their slim playoff hopes alive, and everything almost came crashing down in the most Atlanta of ways on Sunday. There will be a lot of "what ifs" asked from Tampa Bay.

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