Watch: Falcons QB Desmond Ridder throws first NFL TD pass

The Atlanta Falcons have been mathematically eliminated from the postseason, but they’re not taking Week 18 lightly. Two rookies are stepping up the first half of Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Running back Tyler Allgeier broke a few nice runs to set up QB Desmond Ridder‘s first career touchdown pass. Ridder connected with tight end MyCole Pruitt from the two-yard line to tie the game at seven in the first quarter.

Watch below, as shared by the team’s Twitter account.

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Atlanta has since taken the lead following Younghoe Koo’s field goal.


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Story originally appeared on Falcons Wire