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Both teams have played spectacular this season, but the Falcons get the edge in this one.
In a high scoring duel between quarterbacks, Matt Ryan will prevail.
In the past three games Ryan has led the Falcons to two wins and a loss, throwing 63-103 for 736 yards, six touchdowns and only two interceptions. Expect this exceptional play to continue into Week 9 in a big divisional game.
Michael Turner is another Falcon coming off a good game, rushing 23 times for 121 yards and a touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 7. But, Buccaneer LeGarrette Blount has been explosive of late as well, scoring a pair of touchdowns of his own in Week 8 against the Arizona Cardinals. Blount made 22 attempts for 120 yards and made two receptions for nine yards.
Predicted Outcome: Tampa Bay Buccaneers 37 - Atlanta Falcons 38