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Falcons Sneak Past Bucs

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TAMPA – The Falcons train kept rolling on down the tracks on Sunday.

Faced with a stiff a challenge from upstart Tampa Bay, the Falcons prevailed 24-23 in a squeaker at Raymond James Stadium.

The Falcons improved to 10-1 and inched closer to wrapping up the NFC South division title. Tampa Bay dropped to 6-5. The Falcons have a four-game lead over the Bucs with five to play.

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