Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - Josh Freeman threw for 180 yards and rushed for 35 yards and a score to lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 16-13 victory over NFC South division foe Atlanta.
Freeman completed 22-of-32 passes with two interceptions for the Buccaneers (2-1).
LeGarrette Blount carried the ball 24 times for 81 yards and Mike Williams caught five passes for 43 yards as the Bucs snapped a streak of five straight losses to the Falcons (1-2).
Matt Ryan threw for 330 yards on 26-of-47 attempts with a touchdown and an interception. He also lost two fumbles.
Roddy White caught nine passes for 140 yards and Julio Jones hauled in six balls for 115 yards in defeat for Atlanta.
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