Last updated: December 27th at 1:45pm ET

 

Team Totals: Bucs 24.5, Falcons 23.5

Shootout potential in Falcons-Bucs is as high as any game on Week 17’s slate in a battle between evenly-matched teams that are both unlikely to run the ball successfully, enhancing projections for pass attempts that tend to gain nearly twice as many yards as rushing attempts and incomplete passes that stop the clock. And neither team has any known plans to rest starters.

On Atlanta’s side, eruption-game candidates are usual suspects Matt Ryan, Julio Jones, Austin Hooper, and Devonta Freeman. Falcons slot WR Russell Gage is a deeper sleeper to beat expectations.

For Tampa Bay’s depleted offense, Jameis Winston, Breshad Perriman, O.J. Howard, Justin Watson, and Ronald Jones stand out as high-ceiling plays.

Falcons-Bucs deserves to attract lots of Week 17 DFS ownership.

Score Prediction: Falcons 28, Bucs 27