Former Alabama safety Mark Barron broke up a fourth-and-10 pass with 2:02 to play and clinch the Tampa Bay Bucs’ 22-17 win over Atlanta on Sunday.
The Falcons had the ball at their own 33 when Matt Ryan tried to hit tight end Tony Gonzalez with a pass. Barron finished the day with a pair of tackles.
Also, former Tide receiver Julio Jones caught three passes for 56 yards for Atlanta. That gave him 76 catches for 1,199 yards in his second NFL season.
Results of other former Alabama players Sunday:
–Defensive lineman Marcell Dareus made a tackle and was credited with a pass defended in the Buffalo Bills’ 28-9 win over the New York Jets.
–Defensive lineman Wallace Gilberry had a sack in the Cincinnati Bengals’ 23-17 win over Baltimore. That gives him 6.5 sacks for the season. His season high came in 2010 with Kansas City when he had seven. He also finished Sunday’s game with three tackles, with two for losses.
–Houston cornerback Kareem Jackson had a team-high eight tackles and a pass defended in a 28-16 loss to Indianapolis.
–Middle linebacker DeMeco Ryans had two tackles and a pass defended as Philadelphia lost 42-7 to the New York Giants.
–The New Orleans Saints lost 44-38 to Carolina as running back Mark Ingram rushed for 39 yards on 10 carries and safety Roman Harper added six tackles and a pass defended.
Ingram finished the regular season with 602 rushing yards, which led the pass-happy Saints. Harper finished with a team-high and career-high 89 tackles.
–New England defensive lineman Brandon Deaderick made his first sack of the season in the last game as the Patriots beat Miami 28-0. He finished with two tackles. Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower added three tackles.
–Arizona safety Rashad Johnson had a tackle as the Cardinals lost 27-13 to the San Francisco 49ers.
–Dallas safety Charlie Peprah finished with two tackles in the Cowboys’ 28-18 loss to Washington.
–Defensive back Javier Arenas had seven tackles as Kansas City lost 38-3 to Denver.
–Linebacker Jarret Johnson had a tackle in San Diego’s 24-21 win over Oakland.