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Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons throws a pass during the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Atlanta Falcons

Week 3’s Thursday night matchup features two NFC South teams that made headlines for all the wrong reasons last season.

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CBS Sports Steve Tasker Weighs In On Falcons Vs Buccaneers on Thursday Night Football

When he was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1985, no-one expected Steve Tasker to last very long in the NFL. He may not have lasted more than one season in Houston, but the minute wide receiver and special teams ace last 12 more with the Buffalo Bills. He knows what it takes overcome adversity, but when it comes to this week’s game on Thursday Night Football, Tasker isn’t sure the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can overcome the strong Atlanta Falcons.

09/16/2014

Michael Johnson #93 of the Cincinnati Bengals tackles Kellen Clemens #10 of the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on December 18, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Bengals beat the Rams 20-13. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Bucs Hoping Michael Johnson Excels This Season

The Bucs took a gamble signing Michael Johnson to a huge contract, and this season, he has to be the guy.

09/01/2014

Greg Olsen #88 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Greg Olsen Gives The Carolina Panthers A Proven Receiving Threat

The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.

08/16/2014

Tom Brady, Bill Belichick (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: Head Coaches Are Hugely Overrated In The NFL

Of the six coaches who were fired at the end of this season, each of them had quarterbacks with a quarterback rating placing them in the bottom half of the league.

01/03/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 22: Darrelle Revis #24 of the New York Jets defends against Randy Moss #81 of the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 22, 2009 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Buccaneers Gave Revis Ultimate Vote Of Confidence And Expect To Reap Benefits

Making Darrelle Revis the highest-paid defensive back in NFL history shows that the Buccaneers are confident. But will their confidence pay off in the tough NFC South?

08/05/2013

Von Miller (credit: CBS)

Von Miller, Champ Bailey To Take Part In USO Trip

NFL stars J.J. Watt, Von Miller and Champ Bailey will take part in a weeklong visit to U.S. troops at military bases throughout the Middle East.

03/11/2013

CBS4's Gary Miller talks with former Broncos and Fox Sports NFL Announcer John Lynch (credit: CBS)

John Lynch Impressed With Manning, Denver Defense

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer and Denver Bronco John Lynch called last week’s game and really came away impressed with how the Broncos have improved since the beginning of the season.

12/05/2012

Mitch Enrein and CBS4's Vic Lombardi on Xfinity Monday Live!

Mitch Unrein: ‘I Cannot Believe I Just Scored An NFL Touchdown’

Some football players do the dirty work down in the trenches, while others take in the glory of scoring touchdowns. On Sunday against Tampa Bay Broncos defensive tackle Mitch Unrein got to do both.

12/03/2012

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 18: Cornerback Marcus Gilchrist #38 of the San Diego Chargers makes a diving tackle after a reception by wide receiver Brandon Stokley #14 of the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on November 18, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Denver Broncos Brandon Stokley, Robert Ayers Questionable for Sunday’s Game Versus Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Broncos may be without important players on both sides of the football this Sunday as Brandon Stokley and Robert Ayers are both questionable for this week’s game for unique reasons.

12/01/2012

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