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2001 Atlanta Falcons

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7-9-0, Finished 4th in NFC West Division  · 2001 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.7, Offense: -2.7, Defense: -2.0, SoS: 0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 291 points (18.2/g), 23rd of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 377 points (23.6/g), 24th.
 Differential of -86 points (-5.4/g), 26th.  Expected W-L: 5.6-10.4.

Coach: Dan Reeves (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: George Sefcik
 Defensive Coordinator: Don Blackmon
 Other Notable Asst.: Bill Davis (Linebackers)

Stadium: Georgia Dome
 Training Camp: Furman University (Greenville, South Carolina)

Team Info

Principal Owner Taylor Smith
Head Coach/Player Personnel Dan Reeves
General Manager Harold Richardson
Offensive Scheme Smashmouth
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD #Dr Sc% TO% Start Time Plays Yds Pts
Team Offense 291 5070 988 5.1 28 11 30 280 278 485 3308 19 17 6.0 165 439 1762 9 4.0 85 188 30.3 14.4 Own 32.1 2:42 5.45 27.0 1.51
Team Defense 377 5845 957 6.1 30 12 19 298 331 515 3902 29 18 7.1 184 405 1943 13 4.8 95 180 33.9 15.0 Own 30.6 2:35 5.5 32.2 1.95
Lg Rank Offense 23 15 13 10 21 23 17 15 15 12 16 16 23 16 13 16 16 5 15 13 19
Lg Rank Defense 24 30 14 14 21 13 30 28 13 31 5 21 20 30 7 13 21 20 17 31 26

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 9 boxscore L OT 0-1 @ San Francisco 49ers 13 16 13 241 107 134 20 429 324 105 1
2 Sun September 23 boxscore W 1-1 Carolina Panthers 24 16 16 377 256 121 2 18 359 270 89 1
3 Sun September 30 boxscore W 2-1 @ Arizona Cardinals 34 14 21 379 268 111 21 335 245 90 4
4 Sun October 7 boxscore L 2-2 Chicago Bears 3 31 19 335 232 103 5 15 300 221 79 2
5 Sun October 14 boxscore L OT 2-3 San Francisco 49ers 31 37 21 342 254 88 1 27 517 330 187 2
6 Sun October 21 boxscore W 3-3 @ New Orleans Saints 20 13 12 297 173 124 2 16 276 213 63 1
7 Bye Week
8 Sun November 4 boxscore L 3-4 New England Patriots 10 24 11 244 104 140 1 21 371 236 135 2
9 Sun November 11 boxscore W 4-4 Dallas Cowboys 20 13 12 201 46 155 1 15 303 96 207 2
10 Sun November 18 boxscore W 5-4 @ Green Bay Packers 23 20 25 417 335 82 2 14 313 243 70 4
11 Sun November 25 boxscore W 6-4 @ Carolina Panthers 10 7 13 239 94 145 14 247 151 96 2
12 Sun December 2 boxscore L 6-5 St. Louis Rams 6 35 20 320 192 128 2 19 422 333 89
13 Sun December 9 boxscore L 6-6 New Orleans Saints 10 28 20 230 180 50 2 19 379 265 114 2
14 Sun December 16 boxscore L 6-7 @ Indianapolis Colts 27 41 21 316 250 66 1 29 512 325 187 1
15 Sun December 23 boxscore W 7-7 Buffalo Bills 33 30 22 489 422 67 2 15 398 208 190
16 Sun December 30 boxscore L 7-8 @ Miami Dolphins 14 21 21 388 236 152 4 12 226 176 50 3
17 Sun January 6 boxscore L 7-9 @ St. Louis Rams 13 31 13 255 159 96 3 23 458 266 192 3

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
12 Chris Chandler 36 QB 14 14 6-8-0 223 365 61.1 2847 16 4.4 14 3.8 94 7.8 7.0 12.8 203.4 84.1 41 261 6.37 5.61 10.1 0 2
7 Michael Vick 21 qb 8 2 1-1-0 50 113 44.2 785 2 1.8 3 2.7 52 6.9 6.1 15.7 98.1 62.7 21 113 5.01 4.31 15.7
11 Doug Johnson 24 3 0 3 5 60.0 23 1 20.0 0 0.0 14 4.6 8.6 7.7 7.7 110.8 2 13 1.43 4.29 28.6 1 1
13 Chris Mohr 35 P 16 0 2 2 100.0 40 0 0.0 0 0.0 42 20.0 20.0 20.0 2.5 118.7 0 0 20.00 20.00 0.0
Team Total 26.9 16 7-9-0 278 485 57.3 3695 19 3.9 17 3.5 94 7.6 6.8 13.3 230.9 80.0 64 387 6.03 5.32 11.7 1 3
Opp Total 16 331 515 64.3 4132 29 5.6 18 3.5 8.0 7.58 12.5 258.3 93.3 37 230 7.1 6.7 6.7

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
43 Maurice Smith 25 RB 16 12 237 760 5 58 3.2 47.5 14.8 19 230 12.1 1 79 1.2 14.4 990 6 1
32 Jamal Anderson 29 rb 3 3 55 190 1 14 3.5 63.3 18.3 3 111 37.0 1 94 1.0 37.0 301 2 1
44 Bob Christian 33 fb 16 8 44 284 2 53 6.5 17.8 2.8 45 392 8.7 2 42 2.8 24.5 676 4 0
20 Rodney Thomas 28 12 0 37 126 0 21 3.4 10.5 3.1 2 26 13.0 0 15 0.2 2.2 152 0 0
7 Michael Vick 21 qb 8 2 31 289 1 35 9.3 36.1 3.9 289 1 6
12 Chris Chandler 36 QB 14 14 25 84 0 22 3.4 6.0 1.8 84 0 8
11 Doug Johnson 24 3 0 5 12 0 8 2.4 4.0 1.7 12 0 2
36 Travis Jervey 29 16 0 3 6 0 2 2.0 0.4 0.2 6 0 0
88 Quentin McCord 23 7 0 2 11 0 8 5.5 1.6 0.3 3 53 17.7 0 26 0.4 7.6 64 0 0
81 Terance Mathis 34 WR 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 51 564 11.1 2 34 3.2 35.3 564 2 0
84 Shawn Jefferson 32 wr 16 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 37 539 14.6 2 48 2.3 33.7 539 2 0
80 Tony Martin 36 WR 11 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 37 548 14.8 3 63 3.4 49.8 548 3 0
83 Alge Crumpler 24 TE 16 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 25 330 13.2 3 57 1.6 20.6 330 3 1
86 Brian Finneran 25 wr 16 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 23 491 21.3 3 52 1.4 30.7 491 3 0
89 Reggie Kelly 24 TE 14 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 16 142 8.9 0 25 1.1 10.1 142 0 0
85 Brian Kozlowski 31 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 270 18.0 1 46 0.9 16.9 270 1 0
4 Jay Feely 25 K 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 -2 -2.0 0 -2 0.1 -0.1 -2 0 0
48 Derek Rackley 24 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 1 1.0 1 1 0.1 0.1 1 1 0
Team Total 26.9 16 439 1762 9 58 4.0 110.1 27.4 278 3695 13.3 19 94 17.4 230.9 5457 28 27
Opp Total 16 405 1943 13 4.8 121.4 25.3 331 3902 11.8 29 20.7 243.9 5845 42 23

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
37 Darrick Vaughn 23 KR 16 0 61 1491 1 96 24.4 1491
21 Darrien Gordon 31 PR 16 2 31 437 0 74 14.1 437
85 Brian Kozlowski 31 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 3 35 0 14 11.7 305
83 Alge Crumpler 24 TE 16 12 3 32 0 14 10.7 362
47 Chris Hudson 30 db 15 2 2 26 0 22 13.0 26
88 Quentin McCord 23 7 0 2 39 0 23 19.5 103
63 Roberto Garza 22 g 16 4 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
Team Total 26.9 16 34 463 0 74 13.6 70 1598 1 96 22.8 7518
Opp Total 16 17 130 0 7.6 64 1286 0 20.1

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
13 Chris Mohr 35 P 16 0 69 2680 55 0 38.8
4 Jay Feely 25 K 16 0 1 1 8 8 15 14 9 4 4 2 37 29 78.4% 28 28 100.0%
Team Total 26.9 16 1 1 8 8 15 14 9 4 4 2 37 29 78.4% 28 28 100.0% 69 2680 55 0 38.8
Opp Total 16 24 19 79.2% 44 44 100.0% 71 3074 43.3

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
56 Keith Brooking* 26 MLB 16 16 3.5 2 17 0 9 9 2 0 2 -6 0 100 25
34 Ray Buchanan 30 LCB 16 16 5 85 0 33 19 1 0 1 0 0 62 8
54 Chris Draft 25 LLB 13 10 0 0 0 0 1 54 19
23 Ronnie Bradford 31 FS 14 14 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 51 10
33 Ashley Ambrose 31 RCB 16 16 5 43 0 27 10 0 0 2 0 0 49 3
94 Henri Crockett 27 RLB 16 15 1 7 0 7 3 46 8
22 Gerald McBurrows 28 SS 14 8 1 0 1 15 0 47 6
97 Patrick Kerney 25 LDE 16 16 12.0 2 0 1 0 0 38 10
98 Travis Hall 29 LDT 16 16 2.5 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 39 12
75 Shane Dronett 30 RDT 15 15 5.5 1 -6 0 -6 3 0 1 1 0 0 31 7
53 Mark Simoneau 24 llb 16 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 31 7
91 Brady Smith 28 RDE 15 15 8.0 0 0 0 0 1 25 9
37 Darrick Vaughn 23 KR 16 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 2 0 0 24 5
95 Ed Jasper 28 dt 16 1 3.5 0 0 0 0 2 20 5
52 Matt Stewart 22 15 0 0 0 1 0 0 21 4
25 Marty Carter 32 ss 5 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 19 2
35 Johndale Carty 24 db 16 2 1 0 0 0 1 13 4
21 Darrien Gordon 31 PR 16 2 1 7 0 7 2 0 4 3 0 0 9 4
99 Chuck Wiley 26 de 16 1 1.0 1 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 11 4
50 Artie Ulmer 28 15 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 5
47 Chris Hudson 30 db 15 2 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 9 6
24 Conrad Hamilton 27 6 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 11 1
86 Brian Finneran 25 wr 16 1 7 1
36 Travis Jervey 29 16 0 6 2
12 Chris Chandler 36 QB 14 14 0 8 4 -8 0
85 Brian Kozlowski 31 16 0 6 0
93 Shawn Swayda 27 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 2
43 Maurice Smith 25 RB 16 12 0 1 2 0 0 3 0
44 Bob Christian 33 fb 16 8 4 0
4 Jay Feely 25 K 16 0 4 0
7 Michael Vick 21 qb 8 2 0 6 0 0 0
25 Elijah Williams 26 e 5 1 3 0
83 Alge Crumpler 24 TE 16 12 0 1 2 0 0 1 0
84 Shawn Jefferson 32 wr 16 6 1 1
11 Doug Johnson 24 3 0 0 2 0 0 0
55 Antony Jordan 27 4 0 1 0
41 George Layne 23 2 0 1 0
13 Chris Mohr 35 P 16 0 1 0
70 Bob Whitfield 30 LT 16 16 0 0 2 5 0
32 Jamal Anderson 29 rb 3 3 0 1 0 0 0
62 Todd McClure 24 C 15 15 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.9 16 37.0 18 154 0 33 71 12 27 27 6 0 764 170
Opp Total 16 64 23 11

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
4 Jay Feely 25 K 16 0 28 29 115
43 Maurice Smith 25 RB 16 12 5 1 6 36
44 Bob Christian 33 fb 16 8 2 2 4 24
83 Alge Crumpler 24 TE 16 12 3 3 18
86 Brian Finneran 25 wr 16 1 3 3 18
80 Tony Martin 36 WR 11 9 3 3 18
84 Shawn Jefferson 32 wr 16 6 2 2 1 14
32 Jamal Anderson 29 rb 3 3 1 1 2 12
81 Terance Mathis 34 WR 16 16 2 2 12
85 Brian Kozlowski 31 16 0 1 1 6
48 Derek Rackley 24 16 0 1 1 6
37 Darrick Vaughn 23 KR 16 0 1 1 6
7 Michael Vick 21 qb 8 2 1 1 6
Team Total 26.9 16 9 19 1 29 1 28 29 291
Opp Total 16 13 29 1 3 44 19 377