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1995 Atlanta Falcons

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9-7-0, Finished 2nd in NFC West Division  · 1995 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.1, Offense: 0.9, Defense: -0.9, SoS: -0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 362 points (22.6/g), 11th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 349 points (21.8/g), 19th.
 Differential of 13 points (0.8/g), 15th.  Expected W-L: 8.3-7.7.

Coach: June Jones (9-7-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Joe Haering

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

Starters

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Pos 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

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
68 Mel Agee 27 de 10 0 300 6-5 Illinois 11/22/1968 4 1 Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 152nd pick / 1991
5 Morten Andersen*+ 35 K 16 0 217 6-2 Michigan St. 8/19/1960 13 5 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 86th pick / 1982
32 Jamal Anderson 23 16 0 237 5-11 Utah 9/30/1972 1 2 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 201st pick / 1994
92 Lester Archambeau 28 lde 16 6 275 6-5 Stanford 6/27/1967 5 4 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 186th pick / 1990
89 J.J. Birden 30 WR 10 10 170 5-9 Oregon 6/16/1965 5 3 Cleveland Browns / 8th / 216th pick / 1988
80 Tyrone Brown 22 wr 6 5 168 5-11 Toledo 1/3/1973 Rook 2
91 John Burrough 23 16 0 275 6-5 Washington St.,Wyoming 5/17/1972 Rook 1 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 245th pick / 1995
42 Devin Bush 22 fs 11 5 210 5-11 Florida St. 7/3/1973 Rook 2 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 26th pick / 1995
28 Ron Davis 23 lcb 12 5 190 5-10 Tennessee 2/24/1972 Rook 2 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 41st pick / 1995
56 Chris Doleman* 34 RDE 16 16 289 6-5 Pittsburgh 10/16/1961 10 10 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 4th pick / 1985
27 Brad Edwards 29 13 0 208 6-2 South Carolina 3/22/1966 7 1 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 54th pick / 1988
87 Bert Emanuel 25 WR 16 16 180 5-10 UCLA,Rice 10/26/1970 1 9 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 45th pick / 1994
65 Roman Fortin 28 C 16 15 297 6-5 Oregon St.,San Diego St. 2/26/1967 4 8 Detroit Lions / 8th / 203rd pick / 1990
67 Moe Gardner 27 RDT 16 16 265 6-2 Illinois 8/10/1968 4 6 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 87th pick / 1991
97 Jumpy Geathers 35 de 16 2 290 6-7 Wichita St. 6/26/1960 11 3 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1984
1 Jeff George 28 QB 16 16 218 6-4 Purdue,Illinois 12/8/1967 5 13 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1990
50 Ron George 25 16 0 243 6-2 Air Force,Stanford 3/20/1970 2 1 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 121st pick / 1993
98 Travis Hall 23 1 0 295 6-5 BYU 8/3/1972 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 181st pick / 1995
47 Roger Harper 25 FS 16 12 225 6-2 Ohio St. 10/26/1970 2 4 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 38th pick / 1993
3 Bobby Hebert 35 4 0 215 6-4 NW State (LA) 8/19/1960 10 1
34 Craig Heyward* 29 RB 16 16 260 5-11 Pittsburgh 9/26/1966 7 11 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 24th pick / 1988
95 Pierce Holt 33 LDT 11 10 275 6-4 Angelo State (TX) 1/1/1962 7 4 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 39th pick / 1988
44 D.J. Johnson 29 RCB 13 13 187 6-0 Kentucky 7/14/1966 6 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 174th pick / 1989
75 Lincoln Kennedy 24 t 16 4 335 6-6 Washington 2/12/1971 2 4 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 9th pick / 1993
88 Harper LeBel 32 16 0 250 6-4 Colorado St. 7/14/1963 6 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 12th / 321st pick / 1985
86 Mitch Lyons 25 te 14 4 265 6-5 Michigan St. 5/13/1970 2 1 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 151st pick / 1993
81 Terance Mathis 28 WR 14 12 177 5-10 New Mexico 6/7/1967 5 9 New York Jets / 6th / 140th pick / 1990
57 Clay Matthews 39 LLB 16 16 245 6-2 USC 3/15/1956 17 7 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 12th pick / 1978
21 Eric Metcalf 27 PR 16 15 188 5-10 Texas 1/23/1968 6 13 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 13th pick / 1989
38 Rich Miano 33 11 0 200 6-1 Hawaii 9/3/1962 10 1 New York Jets / 6th / 166th pick / 1985
22 Alton Montgomery 27 15 0 205 6-0 Houston 6/16/1968 5 1 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1990
64 Jeff Pahukoa 26 g 6 2 268 6-2 Washington 2/9/1969 4 1 Los Angeles Rams / 12th / 311th pick / 1991
26 Anthony Phillips 25 db 6 4 209 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 10/5/1970 1 2 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1994
85 Roell Preston 23 KR 14 0 187 5-10 Mississippi 6/23/1972 Rook 1 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 145th pick / 1995
62 David Richards 29 RT 14 12 315 6-5 SMU,UCLA 4/11/1966 7 7 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 98th pick / 1988
51 Jim Ritcher 37 13 0 273 6-3 North Carolina St. 5/21/1958 15 1 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 16th pick / 1980
36 Kevin Ross 33 SS 16 15 185 5-9 Temple 1/16/1962 11 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 173rd pick / 1984
83 Ricky Sanders 35 wr 3 1 182 5-11 Texas St. 9/30/1960 9 0 New England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1984 Supp
37 Elbert Shelley* 31 13 0 190 5-11 Arkansas St. 12/24/1964 8 3 Atlanta Falcons / 11th / 292nd pick / 1987
90 Chuck Smith 26 LDE 14 14 257 6-2 Tennessee 12/21/1969 3 6 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 51st pick / 1992
84 Darryl Spencer 25 wr 5 1 172 5-8 Miami (FL) 3/21/1970 1 1
4 Dan Stryzinski 30 P 16 0 237 6-0 Indiana 5/15/1965 5 2
59 Lorenzo Styles 21 12 0 245 6-1 Ohio St. 1/31/1974 Rook 1 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 77th pick / 1995
99 Darryl Talley 35 RLB 16 15 235 6-4 West Virginia 7/10/1960 12 6 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 39th pick / 1983
24 Terry Taylor 34 lcb 16 4 188 5-10 Southern Illinois 7/18/1961 11 3 Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 22nd pick / 1984
52 Ken Tippins 29 16 0 235 6-1 Middle Tenn. St. 7/22/1966 6 1
61 Robbie Tobeck 25 LG 16 16 297 6-4 Washington St. 3/6/1970 1 9
58 Jessie Tuggle* 30 MLB 16 16 230 5-11 Valdosta St. 4/4/1965 8 10
45 Darnell Walker 25 LCB 16 7 168 5-8 Oklahoma 1/17/1970 2 3 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 178th pick / 1993
70 Bob Whitfield 24 LT 16 16 310 6-5 Stanford 10/18/1971 3 9 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 8th pick / 1992
69 Gene Williams 27 g 12 3 310 6-2 Iowa St. 10/14/1968 4 2 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 121st pick / 1991
72 Mike Zandofsky 30 RG 12 12 300 6-2 Washington 11/30/1965 6 7 Phoenix Cardinals / 3rd / 67th pick / 1989
2 Tony Zendejas 35 1 0 165 5-8 Nevada-Reno 5/15/1960 10 0 Washington Redskins / 1st / 27th pick / 1984 Supp
Team Total 28.5 16 236.1 6-1.4 5.4