ATLANTA - NOVEMBER 07: Quarterback Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons looks to pass against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Georgia Dome on November 7 2010 in Atlanta Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Buccaneers Vs. Falcons: Atlanta Hopes To Boost Playoff Seed

Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons will be looking to build momentum as they head into the playoffs. For more on this game, check out Falcons blog The Falcoholic and Bucs blog Bucs Nation.

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NFL Scores Week 17: Bucs Vs. Falcons, Matt Ryan Pulled Early In 45-24 Win

The Atlanta Falcons won their final game of the season, beating Tampa Bay by a score of 45-24. The Falcons are headed to the playoffs, while the Bucs will likely be looking for a new head coach.

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Falcons Vs. Buccaneers Score Update: Julio Jones Scores Touchdowns, Video Evidence Reveals

The Atlanta Falcons could still end up with the No. 5 seed in the NFC playoffs, thanks to the Detroit Lions' loss to the Green Bay Packers in Week 17. Given what Julio Jones has done so far in the Falcons' regular season finale against the lowly Tampa Bay Buccaneers, it's fairly likely that they will.

Atlanta is up 28-0 early in the second quarter against Tampa Bay, and has gotten two ridiculous touchdown catches from Jones en route to that margin. Here's the first:

And here's the second, which is even better:

Jones has three catches for 71 yards and those two scores, and he still might not be Atlanta's clear offensive MVP so far. That's because Michael Turner has 85 yards and a touchdown of his own, and because the Bucs are so bad — they have now allowed 477 points on the season, a franchise record — that it is impossible to distinguish one great player outclassing a woefully undermanned team from another.

For more on the Falcons, head to The Falcoholic. For more on the Buccaneers, visit Bucs Nation. For more on the NFL, head to SB Nation's NFL hub and our Week 17 StoryStream.

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Buccaneers Vs. Falcons: TV Schedule, Game Time Announcers And More

Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons will be looking to build momentum as they head into the playoffs.

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NFL Picks And Predictions Week 17: Buccaneers Vs. Falcons

NFL experts expect the Atlanta Falcons to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.

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NFL Odds And Lines Week 17: Buccaneers Vs. Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons are favored by almost two touchdowns over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Does Tampa stand a chance of beating the spread in what is probably Raheem Morris' last game as head coach?

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