Buccaneers, Falcons motivated to finish 2nd in NFC South

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The Atlanta Falcons and Tampa Bay Buccaneers will miss the playoffs. Nevertheless, both teams have something to play for in a season finale between the NFC South rivals.

The winner will finish second in the division. That's enough to keep both teams motivated. The Falcons also have a chance to state a final case for coach Dan Quinn to retain his job. Both teams have played well down the stretch in winning five of seven games.