The Atlanta defense sacked Tampa Bay QB Jameis Winston three times on Thursday night.
Atlanta LB Vic Beasley has racked up 6.5 sacks and three forced fumbles through seven weeks.
With Deion Jones (ankle) out, LaRoy Reynolds will start at middle linebacker for the Falcons on Sunday.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Atlanta Falcons will look to blitz more in Week 2 when the team travels to Oakland.
The Atlanta defense has forced just 19 sacks in 15 games this season.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution tabbed the Falcons' linebackers as the key for the Atlanta defense in Week 16 against Carolina.
The Atlanta Falcons have allowed 166.3 rushing yards per game over the last three weeks.
The Atlanta Falcons have recorded just three sacks in the last five weeks.
The Atlanta Falcons have allowed just 190.5 passing yards per game over their last four contests.
The Atlanta defense will flip defensive ends in Week 11 in an effort to boost pass rushing efficiency.
The Atlanta Falcons will host the Indianapolis Colts and Minnesota Vikings at home after their Week 10 bye.
The Atlanta Falcons will face San Francisco QB Blaine Gabbert on Sunday after the benching of Colin Kaepernick.
The Atlanta defense will be without SS William Moore on Sunday, as he has been ruled out with a groin injury.
The Atlanta Falcons will look to slow the Tennessee Titans' tight ends on Sunday.