Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons 22 to 17

Sunday, December 30, 2012, Week 17

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers played the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta on Sunday, December 30, 2012, Week 17 of the 2012 season. The Buccaneers won by a score of 22-17. The Falcons and the Buccaneers split the season series for the 2012 season, each winning one game. With this game, the Falcons finished the season 7-1-0 at home, while the Buccaneers finished 4-4-0 on the road for the 2012 season.

The Falcons finished the season with a record of 13-3-0, tied for the best record in the league for the 2012 season. The Buccaneers finished the regular season with a record of 7-9-0.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
366 222 144 1 18


Head Coach: Greg Schiano Offensive Coordinator: Mike Sullivan Defensive Coordinator: Bill Sheridan Special Teams Coordinator: Bob Ligashesky Quarterbacks Coach: Ron Turner Wide Receivers Coach: Phillip John Fleck Offensive Line Coach: Bob Bostad Running Backs Coach: Earnest Byner Tight Ends Coach: Brian Angelichio Senior Offensive Assistant Coach: Jimmy Raye Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Steve Loney Offensive Assistant Coach: Ben McDaniels, Andrew Janocko Defensive Line Coach: Randy Melvin Linebackers Coach: Bob Fraser Defensive Front Seven Coach: Bryan Cox Defensive Backs Coach: Ron Cooper Assistant Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Jeff Hafley Assistant Defensive Backs Coach: Jeff Hafley Defensive Assistant Coach: Tem Lukabu, Alonso Escalante Special Teams Assistant Coach: Phil Galiano Quality Control to the Head Coach: Dan Shamash Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jay Butler Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Joe Vaughn General Manager: Mark Dominik Director of Pro Scouting: Shelton Quarles Director of Football Operations: Kevin MacConnell Director of Player Engagement: Terry Cousin Player Personnel Assistant: Mike Greenberg

Atlanta Falcons offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
278 213 65 0 15


Head Coach: Mike Smith Offensive Coordinator: Dirk Koetter Defensive Coordinator: Mike Nolan Special Teams Coordinator: Keith Armstrong Quarterbacks Coach: Glenn Thomas Wide Receivers Coach: Terry Robiskie Offensive Line Coach: Paul Dunn, Pat Hill Running Backs Coach: Gerald Brown Tight Ends Coach: Chris Scelfo Offensive Assistant Coach: Andrew Weidinger Defensive Line Coach: Ray Hamilton Linebackers Coach: Glenn Pires Defensive Backs Coach: Joe Danna Secondary Coach: Tim Lewis Defensive Assistant Coach: Mark Collins Assistant Special Teams Coach: Eric Sutulovich Director of Special Projects: Karl Pierburg Director of Athletic Performance: Jeff Fish Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: A.J. Neibel, Jonas Beauchemin Owner: Arthur Blank President: Rich McKay Chief Executive Officer: Rich McKay General Manager: Thomas Dimitroff Director of Pro Scouting: DeJuan Polk Director of Football Administration: Nick Polk Director of Player Personnel: David Caldwell Coordinator of Scouting Administration: Rebecca Hill Associate Director of Player Personnel: Lionel Vital Pro Scout: Bob Kronenberg Area Scout: Shepley Heard, Steve Sabo, Anthony Robinson, Michael Ross Eastern Regional Scout: Marvin Allen Western Regional Scout: Mark Olson Scouting Assistant: Mike Potts Player Personnel Assistant: Chase Falivene Salary Cap Assistant: Chase Falivene Director of Football Systems: Karl Pierburg Executive Assistant to the Head Coach: Brenda Johnston Administrative Assistant: Kim Leone Executive Assistant to the Coaching Staff: Billie Jo Reynolds Head Athletic Trainer: Marty Lauzon Assistant Athletic Trainer: Danny Long