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1994 Atlanta Falcons

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7-9-0, NFC West Division  · 1994 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.3, Offense: -1.2, Defense: -3.1, SoS: -0.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 317 points (19.8/g), 15th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 385 points (24.1/g), 24th.
 Differential of -68 points (-4.2/g), 23rd.  Expected W-L: 6.2-9.8.

Coach: June Jones (7-9-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Jim Bates

Stadium: Georgia Dome
 Training Camp: Atlanta Falcons Training Facility (Suwanee, Georgia)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jeff George 27 4 16 322 for 524, 3,734 yards, 23 td, 18 int, & 30 rushes for 66 yards and 0 td Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1990
RB Craig Heyward 28 6 11 183 rushes for 779 yards, 7 td, & 32 catches for 335 yards and 1 td New Orleans Saints / 1st / 24th pick / 1988
WR Bert Emanuel 24 Rook 16 46 catches for 649 yards, 4 td, & 2 rushes for 4 yards and 0 td Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 45th pick / 1994
WR Terance Mathis* 27 4 16 111 catches for 1,342 yards, 11 td New York Jets / 6th / 140th pick / 1990
WR Andre Rison 27 5 14 81 catches for 1,088 yards, 8 td Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 22nd pick / 1989
WR Ricky Sanders 34 8 12 67 catches for 599 yards, 1 td New England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1984 Supp
LT Mike Kenn 38 16 15 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 13th pick / 1978
LG David Richards 28 6 15 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 4th / 98th pick / 1988
C Roman Fortin 27 3 16 Detroit Lions / 8th / 203rd pick / 1990
RG Mike Zandofsky 29 5 16 Phoenix Cardinals / 3rd / 67th pick / 1989
RT Bob Whitfield 23 2 16 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 8th pick / 1992
 Defensive Starters
LDE Chuck Smith 25 2 10 11.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 51st pick / 1992
LDT Pierce Holt 32 6 12 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 39th pick / 1988
RDT Moe Gardner 26 3 16 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 87th pick / 1991
RDE Lester Archambeau 27 4 12 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 7th / 186th pick / 1990
LLB Clay Matthews 38 16 15 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 12th pick / 1978
MLB Jessie Tuggle* 29 7 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered
RLB Ron George 24 1 9 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 121st pick / 1993
LCB Vinnie Clark 25 3 11 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 19th pick / 1991
RCB D.J. Johnson 28 5 16 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 174th pick / 1989
SS Kevin Ross 32 10 16 1.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 173rd pick / 1984
FS Roger Harper 24 1 10 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 38th pick / 1993
 Special Teams Starters
K Norm Johnson 34 12 0 21 of 25 field goals & 32 of 32 extra points
P Harold Alexander 24 1 0 71 punts for a 39.9 average, 0 blocked Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 67th pick / 1993
PR Clarence Verdin 31 8 0 23 punt returns for a 4.9 average and 0 td Washington Redskins / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1984 Supp
KR Clarence Verdin 31 8 0 44 kick returns for a 23.3 average and 0 td Washington Redskins / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1984 Supp

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
68 Mel Agee 26 ldt 16 6 300 6-5 Illinois 11/22/1968 3 3 Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 152nd pick / 1991
5 Harold Alexander 24 P 15 0 224 6-2 Appalachian St. 10/20/1970 1 1 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 67th pick / 1993
73 Dunstan Anderson 24 1 0 260 6-3 Tulsa 12/31/1970 Rook 0
32 Jamal Anderson 22 3 0 237 5-11 Utah 9/30/1972 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 201st pick / 1994
92 Lester Archambeau 27 RDE 16 12 275 6-5 Stanford 6/27/1967 4 4 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 186th pick / 1990
25 Scott Case 32 db 15 3 188 6-1 NE Oklahoma A&M,Oklahoma 5/17/1962 10 2 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1984
27 Vinnie Clark 25 LCB 11 11 202 6-0 Ohio St. 1/22/1969 3 4 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 19th pick / 1991
56 Chris Doleman 33 rde 14 7 289 6-5 Pittsburgh 10/16/1961 9 4 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 4th pick / 1985
75 Irv Eatman 33 4 0 293 6-7 UCLA 1/1/1961 8 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 8th / 204th pick / 1983
20 Brad Edwards 28 4 0 208 6-2 South Carolina 3/22/1966 6 0 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 54th pick / 1988
87 Bert Emanuel 24 WR 16 16 180 5-10 UCLA,Rice 10/26/1970 Rook 5 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 45th pick / 1994
48 Darryl Ford 28 15 0 225 6-1 New Mexico St. 6/22/1966 2 1
65 Roman Fortin 27 C 16 16 297 6-5 Oregon St.,San Diego St. 2/26/1967 3 8 Detroit Lions / 8th / 203rd pick / 1990
67 Moe Gardner 26 RDT 16 16 265 6-2 Illinois 8/10/1968 3 6 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 87th pick / 1991
97 Jumpy Geathers 34 de 16 1 290 6-7 Wichita St. 6/26/1960 10 2 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1984
1 Jeff George 27 QB 16 16 218 6-4 Purdue,Illinois 12/8/1967 4 11 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1990
50 Ron George 24 RLB 16 9 243 6-2 Air Force,Stanford 3/20/1970 1 4 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 121st pick / 1993
71 Bill Goldberg 28 5 0 272 6-2 Georgia 12/27/1966 2 0 Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 301st pick / 1990
53 Dwayne Gordon 25 16 0 240 6-1 New Hampshire 11/2/1969 1 1 Miami Dolphins / 8th / 218th pick / 1993
47 Roger Harper 24 FS 10 10 225 6-2 Ohio St. 10/26/1970 1 3 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 38th pick / 1993
82 Leonard Harris 34 wr 8 2 162 5-8 Austin,Texas Tech 11/27/1960 8 1
3 Bobby Hebert 34 8 0 215 6-4 NW State (LA) 8/19/1960 9 2
34 Craig Heyward 28 RB 16 11 260 5-11 Pittsburgh 9/26/1966 6 8 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 24th pick / 1988
95 Pierce Holt 32 LDT 12 12 275 6-4 Angelo State (TX) 1/1/1962 6 4 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 39th pick / 1988
39 Eric Jack 22 16 0 177 5-10 New Mexico 4/19/1972 Rook 1
44 D.J. Johnson 28 RCB 16 16 187 6-0 Kentucky 7/14/1966 5 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 174th pick / 1989
9 Norm Johnson 34 K 16 0 202 6-2 UCLA 5/31/1960 12 4
78 Mike Kenn 38 LT 15 15 273 6-7 Michigan 2/9/1956 16 7 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 13th pick / 1978
66 Lincoln Kennedy 23 t 16 2 335 6-6 Washington 2/12/1971 1 3 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 9th pick / 1993
7 Perry Klein 23 2 0 218 6-2 California,C.W. Post 3/25/1971 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 111th pick / 1994
88 Harper LeBel 31 16 0 250 6-4 Colorado St. 7/14/1963 5 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 12th / 321st pick / 1985
86 Mitch Lyons 24 te 7 2 265 6-5 Michigan St. 5/13/1970 1 0 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 151st pick / 1993
81 Terance Mathis* 27 WR 16 16 177 5-10 New Mexico 6/7/1967 4 11 New York Jets / 6th / 140th pick / 1990
57 Clay Matthews 38 LLB 15 15 245 6-2 USC 3/15/1956 16 5 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 12th pick / 1978
41 Brett Maxie 32 db 4 2 194 6-2 Texas Southern 1/13/1962 9 1
85 David Mims 24 wr 2 2 191 5-8 Baylor 7/7/1970 1 0
22 Alton Montgomery 26 db 2 1 205 6-0 Houston 6/16/1968 4 0 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1990
33 Erric Pegram 25 rb 13 5 195 5-10 North Texas 1/7/1969 3 3 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 145th pick / 1991
26 Anthony Phillips 24 5 0 209 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 10/5/1970 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1994
62 David Richards 28 LG 15 15 315 6-5 SMU,UCLA 4/11/1966 6 7 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 98th pick / 1988
80 Andre Rison 27 WR 15 14 188 6-1 Michigan St. 3/18/1967 5 9 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 22nd pick / 1989
51 Jim Ritcher 36 2 0 273 6-3 North Carolina St. 5/21/1958 14 0 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 16th pick / 1980
36 Kevin Ross 32 SS 16 16 185 5-9 Temple 1/16/1962 10 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 173rd pick / 1984
83 Ricky Sanders 34 WR 14 12 182 5-11 Texas St. 9/30/1960 8 5 New England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1984 Supp
37 Elbert Shelley* 30 16 0 190 5-11 Arkansas St. 12/24/1964 7 3 Atlanta Falcons / 11th / 292nd pick / 1987
90 Chuck Smith 25 LDE 15 10 257 6-2 Tennessee 12/21/1969 2 5 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 51st pick / 1992
28 Tony Smith 24 4 0 212 6-1 Southern Miss 6/29/1970 2 0 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 19th pick / 1992
84 Darryl Spencer 24 8 0 172 5-8 Miami (FL) 3/21/1970 Rook 0
52 Ken Tippins 28 rlb 16 7 235 6-1 Middle Tenn. St. 7/22/1966 5 3
61 Robbie Tobeck 24 5 0 297 6-4 Washington St. 3/6/1970 Rook 0
58 Jessie Tuggle* 29 MLB 16 16 230 5-11 Valdosta St. 4/4/1965 7 8
4 Scott Tyner 22 6 0 189 6-1 Oklahoma St. 4/11/1972 Rook 0
2 Clarence Verdin 31 KR 12 0 160 5-8 La-Lafayette 6/14/1963 8 0 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1984 Supp
45 Darnell Walker 24 lcb 16 5 168 5-8 Oklahoma 1/17/1970 1 3 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 178th pick / 1993
46 Charles Washington 28 db 16 1 212 6-1 Texas,Cameron 10/8/1966 5 1 Indianapolis Colts / 7th / 185th pick / 1989
70 Bob Whitfield 23 RT 16 16 310 6-5 Stanford 10/18/1971 2 8 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 8th pick / 1992
72 Mike Zandofsky 29 RG 16 16 300 6-2 Washington 11/30/1965 5 8 Phoenix Cardinals / 3rd / 67th pick / 1989
Team Total 27.8 16 232.3 6-1.5 4.6