Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QB Jeff George 28 5 16 336 for 557, 4,143 yards, 24 td, 11 int, & 27 rushes for 17 yards and 0 td Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1990
RB Craig Heyward* 29 7 16 236 rushes for 1,083 yards, 6 td, & 37 catches for 350 yards and 2 td New Orleans Saints / 1st / 24th pick / 1988
WR J.J. Birden 30 5 10 31 catches for 303 yards, 1 td Cleveland Browns / 8th / 216th pick / 1988
WR Bert Emanuel 25 1 16 74 catches for 1,039 yards, 5 td, & 1 rush for 0 yards and 0 td Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 45th pick / 1994
WR Terance Mathis 28 5 12 78 catches for 1,039 yards, 9 td New York Jets / 6th / 140th pick / 1990
WR Eric Metcalf 27 6 15 104 catches for 1,189 yards, 8 td, & 28 rushes for 133 yards and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 13th pick / 1989
LT Bob Whitfield 24 3 16 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 8th pick / 1992
LG Robbie Tobeck 25 1 16
C Roman Fortin 28 4 15 Detroit Lions / 8th / 203rd pick / 1990
RG Mike Zandofsky 30 6 12 1 fumble recovered Phoenix Cardinals / 3rd / 67th pick / 1989
RT David Richards 29 7 12 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 4th / 98th pick / 1988
Defensive Starters
LDE Chuck Smith 26 3 14 5.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 51st pick / 1992
LDT Pierce Holt 33 7 10 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 39th pick / 1988
RDT Moe Gardner 27 4 16 0.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 87th pick / 1991
RDE Chris Doleman* 34 10 16 9.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 4th pick / 1985
LLB Clay Matthews 39 17 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 12th pick / 1978
MLB Jessie Tuggle* 30 8 16 1.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RLB Darryl Talley 35 12 15 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 39th pick / 1983
LCB Darnell Walker 25 2 7 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 178th pick / 1993
RCB D.J. Johnson 29 6 13 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 174th pick / 1989
SS Kevin Ross 33 11 15 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 173rd pick / 1984
FS Roger Harper 25 2 12 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 38th pick / 1993
Special Teams Starters
K Morten Andersen*+ 35 13 0 31 of 37 field goals & 29 of 30 extra points New Orleans Saints / 4th / 86th pick / 1982
P Dan Stryzinski 30 5 0 67 punts for a 41.2 average, 0 blocked
PR Eric Metcalf 27 6 15 39 punt returns for a 9.8 average and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 13th pick / 1989
KR Roell Preston 23 Rook 0 30 kick returns for a 20.9 average and 0 td Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 145th pick / 1995

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