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Buccaneers Week 2 Key Matchup

Jon Gruden (Associated Press)

Each week will take you inside the top matchup from that week's game. We're not talking about a thumbnail preview. We're going in-depth to show you how this matchup will affect the upcoming game. Today, we tell you which Buccaneers defender and which Atlanta Falcons offensive player will deeply impact Sunday's game.

THE KEY MATCHUP Bucs MLB Barrett Ruud vs. Atlanta RB Michael Turner It doesn't take a genius to figure out that the Falcons are going to want to run the football on Sunday What was startling was how Michael Turner — in his first start as a full-time NFL back — completely dismembered the Detroit Lions defense last week. Of course, it was the Lions. But Turner — "The Burner" to his fans... Recommended Stories

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