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2002 Atlanta Falcons

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Record: 9-6-1, Finished 2nd in NFC South Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 402 points (25.1/g), 5th of 32 in the NFL.
 Allowed 314 points (19.6/g), 8th.
 Differential of 88 points (5.5/g), 4th.
 Expected W-L: 10.3-5.7.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 10-6-0

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential +12 (0.8/g), 5th.

Simple Rating System: Total 5.1, Offense: 3.5, Defense: 1.5, SoS: -0.4, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Dan Reeves(9-6-1)
 Defensive Coordinator: Wade Phillips
 Other Notable Asst.: Dennis Allen (Defensive Assistant/Quality Control) and Bill Davis (Linebackers)


 Offensive Scheme: Smashmouth
 Defensive Alignment: 3-4

Stadium: Georgia Dome

Training Camp: Furman University (Greenville, South Carolina)

Atlanta Falcons 2002 Defensive Splits · Offensive Splits

2002 League Total Splits · 2002 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 654 8.55 7.04 284 1359 4.8 8 67 202 341 59.2 2268 6.7 17 16 29 118 76.2 5.1 All Home Opponent plays
Away 469 8.50 6.68 201 833 4.1 4 38 123 246 50 1477 6.0 8 10 22 74 62.7 4.4 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 222 8.49 5.75 115 428 3.7 3 22 54 97 55.7 601 6.2 0 6 10 29 48.5 3.1 All Opponent plays in 1st Qtr
2nd Qtr 301 8.68 6.71 112 564 5.0 2 25 98 168 58.3 985 5.9 8 7 21 56 73.6 4.4 All Opponent plays in 2nd Qtr
3rd Qtr 257 8.60 8.24 106 504 4.8 3 24 80 144 55.6 1086 7.5 10 7 7 54 82.7 6.4 All Opponent plays in 3rd Qtr
4th Qtr 299 8.34 6.70 129 590 4.6 3 32 80 160 50 877 5.5 7 5 10 45 68.2 4.7 All Opponent plays in 4th Qtr
OT 44 8.52 7.74 23 106 4.6 1 2 13 18 72.2 196 10.9 0 1 3 8 84.5 7.2 All Opponent plays in OT
1st Half 523 8.60 6.29 227 992 4.4 5 47 152 265 57.4 1586 6.0 8 13 31 85 64.4 3.9 All Opponent plays in 1st Half
2nd Half 556 8.46 7.42 235 1094 4.7 6 56 160 304 52.6 1963 6.5 17 12 17 99 75.0 5.5 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 485 9.95 6.41 259 1162 4.5 4 33 116 216 53.7 1292 6.0 9 10 10 53 66.4 4.5 All Opponent plays on 1st down
2nd 369 7.83 6.08 159 741 4.7 4 41 106 189 56.1 1005 5.3 6 4 21 63 72.7 4.5 All Opponent plays on 2nd down
3rd 244 7.27 9.31 57 282 4.9 1 26 97 168 57.7 1328 7.9 7 11 19 71 69.7 5.2 All Opponent plays on 3rd down
4th 25 3.52 7.06 10 7 .7 3 5 6 14 42.9 120 8.6 3 1 1 5 83.3 9.0 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
1-3 141 1.91 6.66 77 360 4.7 8 48 35 62 56.5 406 6.5 7 1 2 33 107.3 7.8 All Opponent plays with 1-3 yds to go
4-6 140 5.08 6.35 59 207 3.5 0 11 44 75 58.7 485 6.5 4 2 6 34 84.6 5.9 All Opponent plays with 4-6 yds to go
7-9 158 7.98 8.19 45 187 4.2 1 6 60 100 60 788 7.9 2 5 13 39 70.7 5.3 All Opponent plays with 7-9 yds to go
10+ 684 10.73 6.76 304 1438 4.7 3 40 186 350 53.1 2066 5.9 12 18 30 86 61.0 3.9 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 & 10 450 10.00 6.69 240 1135 4.7 2 30 109 201 54.2 1245 6.2 6 9 9 50 64.4 4.6 All Opponent plays with 1st & 10 yds to go
1st & >10 13 17.38 5.22 3 8 2.7 0 0 5 9 55.6 39 4.3 1 1 1 1 63.9 1.4 All Opponent plays with 1st & >10 yds to go
1st & <10 22 4.55 1.50 16 19 1.2 2 3 2 6 33.3 8 1.3 2 0 0 2 81.9 8.0 All Opponent plays with 1st & <10 yds to go
2nd & 1-4 49 2.10 6.17 31 207 6.7 2 21 9 17 52.9 52 3.1 1 0 1 8 78.6 4.0 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 1-4 yds to go
2nd & 4-6 79 5.16 3.84 40 154 3.9 0 7 22 33 66.7 107 3.2 2 1 6 14 78.7 2.6 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 4-6 yds to go
2nd & 7-9 100 8.00 7.49 37 155 4.2 1 5 35 59 59.3 414 7.0 0 1 4 20 73.7 5.9 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 7-9 yds to go
2nd & 10+ 141 11.19 6.50 51 225 4.4 1 8 40 80 50 432 5.4 3 2 10 21 68.3 4.5 All Opponent plays with 2nd & 10+ yds to go
3rd & 1-4 69 1.86 6.89 34 144 4.2 1 20 20 34 58.8 235 6.9 2 1 1 20 87.3 6.6 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 1-4 yds to go
3rd & 4-6 45 5.00 14.21 8 40 5.0 0 3 21 37 56.8 372 10.1 1 1 0 19 89.0 9.4 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 4-6 yds to go
3rd & 7-9 52 7.94 10.89 5 28 5.6 0 1 25 39 64.1 386 9.9 2 4 8 19 74.3 5.2 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 7-9 yds to go
3rd & 10+ 78 12.94 7.94 10 70 7.0 0 2 31 58 53.4 335 5.8 2 5 10 13 46.3 2.2 All Opponent plays with 3rd & 10+ yds to go
4th & 1-4 17 1.59 9.46 8 6 .8 3 5 5 9 55.6 117 13.0 3 0 0 4 140.0 19.7 All Opponent plays with 4th & 1-4 yds to go
4th & 4-6 3 4.67 0.50 2 1 .5 0 0 0 1 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 39.6 .0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 4-6 yds to go
4th & 7-9 3 8.00 -6.00 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -12 -6.0 0 0 1 0 39.6 -4.0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 7-9 yds to go
4th & 10+ 2 11.50 15.00 0 0 0 0 1 2 50 15 7.5 0 1 0 1 35.4 -15.0 All Opponent plays with 4th & 10+ yds to go
3rd/4th & short 86 1.80 7.38 42 150 3.6 4 25 25 43 58.1 352 8.2 5 1 1 24 113.7 9.3 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 28 10.96 10.14 14 68 4.9 0 2 8 14 57.1 145 10.4 0 2 0 5 53.3 3.9 All Opponent plays in Own 1-10
Own 1-20 139 10.08 7.16 67 276 4.1 0 9 40 67 59.7 526 7.9 0 3 5 22 65.9 5.4 All Opponent plays in Own 1-20
Own 21-50 544 8.71 7.70 217 1106 5.1 1 54 158 296 53.4 2029 6.9 3 18 31 95 53.2 3.9 All Opponent plays in Own 21-50
Opp 49-20 322 8.33 6.39 143 683 4.8 2 28 93 167 55.7 896 5.4 3 5 12 50 64.4 4.1 All Opponent plays in Opp 49-20
Red Zone 118 6.42 4.43 58 127 2.2 9 14 34 57 59.6 294 5.2 19 0 3 25 112.9 11.2 All Opponent plays in Red Zone
Opp 1-10 60 4.00 1.33 34 29 .9 7 8 10 24 41.7 32 1.3 8 0 2 8 88.9 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 260 8.58 7.19 139 626 4.5 3 25 71 115 61.7 926 8.1 7 2 6 46 100.1 8.1 All Opponent plays when Leading
Tied 293 8.47 6.03 144 648 4.5 4 32 78 135 57.8 775 5.7 2 9 14 40 51.3 2.8 All Opponent plays when Tied
Trailing 570 8.53 7.24 202 918 4.5 5 48 176 337 52.2 2044 6.1 16 15 31 106 68.2 4.6 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 75 8.45 7.22 20 97 4.9 2 7 23 51 45.1 235 4.6 1 2 4 13 49.1 3.0 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 4 min to go
Trailing, < 2 min to go 37 7.86 4.68 9 8 .9 1 2 11 26 42.3 95 3.7 1 0 2 7 65.4 4.1 All Opponent plays when Trailing, < 2 min to go
Tied, < 4 min to go 6 9.33 11.75 1 7 7.0 0 1 3 5 60 40 8.0 0 0 0 1 85.4 8.0 All Opponent plays when Tied, < 4 min to go
Tied, < 2 min to go 6 9.33 11.75 1 7 7.0 0 1 3 5 60 40 8.0 0 0 0 1 85.4 8.0 All Opponent plays when Tied, < 2 min to go
Leading, < 4 min to go 26 7.88 2.20 24 51 2.1 0 1 1 2 50 4 2.0 0 0 0 1 56.3 2.0 All Opponent plays when Leading, < 4 min to go
Leading, < 2 min to go 5 9.00 -0.40 5 -2 -0.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 1123 8.53 6.90 485 2192 4.5 12 105 325 587 55.4 3745 6.4 25 26 51 192 70.5 4.8
Shotgun 174 9.34 9.37 27 168 6.2 0 9 70 133 52.6 863 6.5 3 9 14 46 52.3 3.5
Under Center 949 8.38 6.53 458 2024 4.4 12 96 255 454 56.2 2882 6.3 22 17 37 146 75.9 5.2