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2001 Atlanta Falcons

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Record: 7-9-0, Finished 4th in NFC West Division
NFL Season Summary

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.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 6-8-2

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +2 (0.1/g), 13th.

Simple Rating System: Total -4.7, Offense: -2.7, Defense: -2.0, SoS: 0.7, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Dan Reeves(7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: George Sefcik
 Other Notable Asst.: Bill Davis (Linebackers)


 Offensive Scheme: Smashmouth
 Defensive Alignment: 4-3

Stadium: Georgia Dome

Training Camp: Furman University (Greenville, South Carolina)

Atlanta Falcons 2001 Defensive Splits · Offensive Splits

2001 League Total Splits · 2001 League Average Splits

Opponent Splits by Location

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
Home 486 8.74 7.20 196 853 4.4 5 46 169 268 63.1 1942 7.2 13 15 22 93 77.7 5.3 All Home Opponent plays
Away 471 8.90 7.90 209 1090 5.2 8 49 162 247 65.6 1959 7.9 16 3 15 92 106.3 8.2 All Away Opponent plays

Opponent Splits by Quarter

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
1st Qtr 205 8.74 5.78 95 372 3.9 3 21 61 99 61.6 593 6.0 3 5 11 35 67.4 3.9 All Opponent plays in 1st Qtr
2nd Qtr 250 8.81 7.31 100 519 5.2 2 26 100 141 70.9 1002 7.1 12 3 9 54 110.3 7.4 All Opponent plays in 2nd Qtr
3rd Qtr 226 9.03 6.97 100 498 5.0 3 19 71 113 62.8 799 7.1 5 3 13 41 87.6 6.1 All Opponent plays in 3rd Qtr
4th Qtr 257 8.76 9.43 99 472 4.8 5 25 93 154 60.4 1386 9.0 8 7 4 54 88.3 7.8 All Opponent plays in 4th Qtr
OT 19 8.16 12.69 11 82 7.5 0 4 6 8 75 121 15.1 1 0 0 1 156.3 17.6 All Opponent plays in OT
1st Half 455 8.78 6.63 195 891 4.6 5 47 161 240 67.1 1595 6.6 15 8 20 89 92.6 5.9 All Opponent plays in 1st Half
2nd Half 483 8.88 8.24 199 970 4.9 8 44 164 267 61.4 2185 8.2 13 10 17 95 88.0 7.0 All Opponent plays in 2nd Half

Opponent Splits by Down

Rushing Passing
Down #Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
1st 428 10.00 6.49 214 945 4.4 6 29 123 199 61.8 1306 6.6 13 8 15 58 86.0 5.6 All Opponent plays on 1st down
2nd 319 8.18 7.70 137 704 5.1 5 36 107 170 62.9 1290 7.6 8 7 12 64 84.7 6.2 All Opponent plays on 2nd down
3rd 202 7.52 9.78 50 292 5.8 2 29 99 142 69.7 1292 9.1 8 2 10 63 111.0 9.0 All Opponent plays on 3rd down
4th 8 4.00 2.50 4 2 .5 0 1 2 4 50 13 3.3 0 1 0 0 17.7 -8.0 All Opponent plays on 4th down

Opponent Splits by Yards to Go

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
1-3 111 1.88 5.79 67 236 3.5 4 40 29 43 67.4 326 7.6 5 1 1 24 118.9 8.7 All Opponent plays with 1-3 yds to go
4-6 122 4.97 8.75 44 223 5.1 2 12 49 71 69 669 9.4 6 0 7 39 127.0 10.1 All Opponent plays with 4-6 yds to go
7-9 116 7.96 8.43 34 169 5.0 3 7 52 76 68.4 632 8.3 4 2 6 30 100.3 7.6 All Opponent plays with 7-9 yds to go
10+ 608 11.02 7.48 260 1315 5.1 4 36 201 325 61.8 2274 7.0 14 15 23 92 77.9 5.4 All Opponent plays with 10+ yds to go

Opponent Splits by Down & Yards to Go

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
1st & 10 392 10.00 6.69 196 923 4.7 4 27 109 181 60.2 1183 6.5 9 7 15 50 80.0 5.3 All Opponent plays with 1st & 10 yds to go
1st & >10 16 17.06 7.93 6 11 1.8 0 0 9 10 90 100 10.0 0 1 0 3 68.8 5.5 All Opponent plays with 1st & >10 yds to go
1st & <10 20 4.30 1.89 12 11 .9 2 2 5 8 62.5 23 2.9 4 0 0 5 106.3 12.9 All Opponent plays with 1st & <10 yds to go
2nd & 1-4 48 1.94 5.80 32 127 4.0 2 17 9 16 56.3 111 6.9 1 0 0 7 98.7 8.2 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 1-4 yds to go
2nd & 4-6 61 5.16 6.53 29 97 3.3 2 6 19 27 70.4 249 9.2 1 0 5 15 111.5 8.4 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 4-6 yds to go
2nd & 7-9 76 8.04 7.06 26 126 4.8 1 4 33 47 70.2 319 6.8 1 2 3 16 78.2 5.0 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 7-9 yds to go
2nd & 10+ 134 11.87 9.46 50 354 7.1 0 9 46 80 57.5 611 7.6 5 5 4 26 76.6 5.8 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 10+ yds to go
3rd & 1-4 48 1.81 6.95 26 102 3.9 0 20 17 21 81 204 9.7 2 1 1 15 119.0 9.0 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 1-4 yds to go
3rd & 4-6 54 4.74 12.81 10 120 12.0 0 6 29 42 69 418 10.0 5 0 2 23 140.7 11.8 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 4-6 yds to go
3rd & 7-9 35 7.83 12.33 6 43 7.2 2 3 16 26 61.5 290 11.2 1 0 3 12 112.7 10.7 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 7-9 yds to go
3rd & 10+ 65 13.89 8.31 8 27 3.4 0 0 37 53 69.8 380 7.2 0 1 4 13 82.3 5.9 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 10+ yds to go
4th & 1-4 6 1.50 1.80 4 2 .5 0 1 1 2 50 7 3.5 0 0 0 0 58.3 3.5 All Opponent plays with 4th & 1-4 yds to go
4th & 7-9 1 7.00 6.00 0 0 0 0 1 1 100 6 6.0 0 0 0 0 91.7 6.0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 7-9 yds to go
4th & 10+ 1 16.00 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .0 0 1 0 0 .0 -45.0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 10+ yds to go
3rd/4th & short 54 1.78 6.43 30 104 3.5 0 21 18 23 78.3 211 9.2 2 1 1 15 115.8 8.6 All Opponent plays with 3rd/4th & short yds to go

Opponent Splits by Field Position

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
Own 1-10 27 9.74 5.39 15 32 2.1 0 0 7 12 58.3 92 7.7 0 0 0 4 82.6 7.7 All Opponent plays in Own 1-10
Own 1-20 110 10.15 7.68 50 260 5.2 0 8 39 59 66.1 447 7.6 0 0 1 19 88.7 7.5 All Opponent plays in Own 1-20
Own 21-50 446 8.98 8.72 175 977 5.6 2 43 167 253 66 2144 8.5 3 8 18 93 83.2 6.8 All Opponent plays in Own 21-50
Opp 49-20 284 8.93 6.87 120 541 4.5 2 28 91 146 62.3 1026 7.0 6 9 18 51 71.3 4.5 All Opponent plays in Opp 49-20
Red Zone 117 6.68 4.68 60 165 2.8 9 16 34 57 59.6 284 5.0 20 1 0 22 104.8 11.2 All Opponent plays in Red Zone
Opp 1-10 51 4.16 1.56 30 26 .9 5 6 12 21 57.1 41 2.0 8 1 0 9 81.9 7.4 All Opponent plays in Opp 1-10

Opponent Splits by Score Differential

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
Leading 318 8.84 7.92 153 724 4.7 4 36 108 154 70.1 1463 9.5 15 5 11 65 119.0 9.3 All Opponent plays when Leading
Tied 173 9.12 6.36 79 334 4.2 2 17 50 85 58.8 531 6.2 3 4 9 22 69.3 4.4 All Opponent plays when Tied
Trailing 466 8.69 7.71 173 885 5.1 7 42 173 276 62.7 1907 6.9 11 9 17 98 82.8 5.9 All Opponent plays when Trailing

Opponent Splits by Game Situation

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
Trailing, < 4 min to go 66 8.08 10.90 10 61 6.1 0 4 30 56 53.6 375 6.7 2 4 0 18 56.8 4.2 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 4 min to go
Trailing, < 2 min to go 44 7.52 11.36 6 26 4.3 0 2 19 38 50 258 6.8 2 3 0 14 56.7 4.3 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 2 min to go
Leading, < 4 min to go 32 8.59 4.34 28 38 1.4 0 2 4 4 100 101 25.3 0 0 0 3 118.8 25.3 All Opponent plays when Leading, < 4 min to go
Leading, < 2 min to go 16 9.44 4.25 14 17 1.2 0 1 2 2 100 51 25.5 0 0 0 1 118.8 25.5 All Opponent plays when Leading, < 2 min to go

Opponent Splits by Snap Type & Huddle

Rushing Passing
#Pl ToGo Yds Att Yds Y/A TD 1D Cmp Att Cmp% Yds Y/A TD Int Sk 1D Rate ANY/A
Huddle 957 8.82 7.55 405 1943 4.8 13 95 331 515 64.3 3901 7.6 29 18 37 185 91.4 6.7
Shotgun 142 9.69 10.09 15 82 5.5 0 4 79 121 65.3 927 7.7 4 6 6 43 78.8 5.8
Under Center 815 8.67 7.17 390 1861 4.8 13 91 252 394 64 2974 7.5 25 12 31 142 95.3 6.9