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2003 Atlanta Falcons

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5-11-0, Finished 4th in NFC South Division  · 2003 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -7.4, Offense: -2.0, Defense: -5.4, SoS: 0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 299 points (18.7/g), 20th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 422 points (26.4/g), 30th.
 Differential of -123 points (-7.7/g), 28th.  Expected W-L: 4.9-11.1.

Coach: Wade Phillips (2-1-0) and Dan Reeves (3-10-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Pete Mangurian
 Defensive Coordinator: Wade Phillips
 Other Notable Asst.: Dennis Allen (Defensive Assistant/Quality Control) and Bill Davis (Linebackers)

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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Doug Johnson 26 3 8 136 for 243, 1,655 yards, 8 td, 12 int, & 14 rushes for 21 yards and 1 td
RB T.J. Duckett 22 1 10 197 rushes for 779 yards, 11 td, & 11 catches for 94 yards and 0 td Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 18th pick / 2002
FB Justin Griffith 23 Rook 11 38 rushes for 168 yards, 0 td, & 21 catches for 122 yards and 2 td Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 121st pick / 2003
WR Brian Finneran 27 4 10 26 catches for 368 yards, 2 td
WR Peerless Price 27 4 15 64 catches for 838 yards, 3 td, & 2 rushes for 3 yards and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1999
TE Alge Crumpler* 26 2 16 44 catches for 552 yards, 3 td Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 35th pick / 2001
TE Brian Kozlowski 33 9 9 10 catches for 87 yards, 0 td
LE Patrick Kerney 27 4 16 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 30th pick / 1999
LT Bob Whitfield 32 11 8 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 8th pick / 1992
LG Roberto Garza 24 2 8 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 99th pick / 2001
C Todd McClure 26 3 16 3 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 237th pick / 1999
RG Kynan Forney 25 2 16 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 219th pick / 2001
RT Todd Weiner 28 5 16 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 47th pick / 1998
RE Brady Smith 30 7 14 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 70th pick / 1996
 Defensive Starters
LDE Patrick Kerney 27 4 16 6.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 30th pick / 1999
NT Ed Jasper 30 6 14 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 198th pick / 1997
RDE Brady Smith 30 7 14 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 70th pick / 1996
LOLB Keith Newman 26 4 11 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 4th / 119th pick / 1999
OLB Keith Newman 26 4 11 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 119th pick / 1999
OLB Matt Stewart 24 2 16 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 102nd pick / 2001
LILB Keith Brooking* 28 5 16 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 12th pick / 1998
ILB Keith Brooking* 28 5 16 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 12th pick / 1998
ILB Chris Draft 27 5 16 Chicago Bears / 6th / 157th pick / 1998
RILB Chris Draft 27 5 16 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 6th / 157th pick / 1998
ROLB Matt Stewart 24 2 16 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 102nd pick / 2001
LCB Juran Bolden 29 7 8 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 127th pick / 1996
RCB Tod McBride 27 4 9 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
SS Bryan Scott 22 Rook 7 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 55th pick / 2003
FS Cory Hall 27 4 10 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 65th pick / 1999
 Special Teams Starters
Jay Feely 27 2 0
Chris Mohr 37 14 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 146th pick / 1989
PR Allen Rossum 28 5 0 39 punt returns for a 14.0 average and 1 td Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 85th pick / 1998
KR Allen Rossum 28 5 0 62 kick returns for a 20.8 average and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 85th pick / 1998

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
64 Martin Bibla 24 lg 10 2 306 6-3 Miami (FL) 10/4/1979 1 1 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 116th pick / 2002
21 Juran Bolden 29 LCB 8 8 207 6-2 Mississippi Delta CC 6/27/1974 7 3 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 127th pick / 1996
89 Sean Brewer 26 5 0 255 6-4 San Jose St. 10/5/1977 1 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 66th pick / 2001
56 Keith Brooking* 28 LILB 16 16 245 6-2 Georgia Tech 10/30/1975 5 9 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 12th pick / 1998
34 Ray Buchanan 32 lcb 15 8 186 5-9 Louisville 9/29/1971 10 3 Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 65th pick / 1993
29 Keion Carpenter 26 fs 15 8 205 5-11 Virginia Tech 10/31/1977 4 4
71 Travis Claridge 25 lg 6 6 300 6-5 USC 3/23/1978 3 3 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 37th pick / 2000
83 Alge Crumpler* 26 TE 16 16 262 6-2 North Carolina 12/23/1977 2 6 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 35th pick / 2001
30 Woodrow Dantzler 24 9 0 209 5-10 Clemson 10/4/1979 1 0
54 Chris Draft 27 RILB 16 16 232 5-11 Stanford 2/26/1976 5 7 Chicago Bears / 6th / 157th pick / 1998
45 T.J. Duckett 22 RB 16 10 254 6-0 Michigan St. 2/17/1981 1 6 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 18th pick / 2002
82 LaTarence Dunbar 23 5 0 196 5-11 TCU 8/15/1980 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 196th pick / 2003
28 Warrick Dunn 28 rb 11 6 180 5-9 Florida St. 1/5/1975 6 8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 12th pick / 1997
80 Terrence Edwards 24 6 0 176 6-0 Georgia 4/29/1979 Rook 0
87 Jimmy Farris 25 16 0 200 6-0 Montana 4/13/1978 Rook 1
4 Jay Feely 27 16 0 206 5-10 Michigan 5/23/1976 2 2
86 Brian Finneran 27 WR 12 10 210 6-5 Villanova 1/31/1976 4 4
65 Kynan Forney 25 RG 16 16 307 6-3 Hawaii 9/8/1978 2 7 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 219th pick / 2001
63 Roberto Garza 24 LG 14 8 296 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 3/26/1979 2 4 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 99th pick / 2001
33 Justin Griffith 23 FB 16 11 232 5-11 Mississippi St. 7/21/1980 Rook 2 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 121st pick / 2003
27 Cory Hall 27 FS 11 10 213 6-0 Fresno St. 12/5/1976 4 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 65th pick / 1999
98 Travis Hall 31 dt 15 2 295 6-5 BYU 8/3/1972 8 2 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 181st pick / 1995
95 Ed Jasper 30 NT 14 14 293 6-2 Texas A&M 1/18/1973 6 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 198th pick / 1997
36 Travis Jervey 31 15 0 222 6-0 The Citadel 5/5/1972 8 0 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 170th pick / 1995
11 Doug Johnson 26 QB 10 8 225 6-2 Florida 10/27/1977 3 5
61 Ellis Johnson 30 nt 16 3 288 6-2 Florida 10/30/1973 8 3 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 15th pick / 1995
97 Patrick Kerney 27 LDE 16 16 273 6-5 Virginia 12/30/1976 4 7 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 30th pick / 1999
15 Kurt Kittner 23 qb 7 4 221 6-2 Illinois 1/23/1980 Rook 1 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 158th pick / 2002
85 Brian Kozlowski 33 TE 16 9 250 6-3 Connecticut 10/4/1970 9 1
38 George Layne 25 3 0 250 5-11 TCU 10/9/1978 2 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 108th pick / 2001
23 Kevin Mathis 29 db 14 2 185 5-9 Texas A&M-Commerce 4/29/1974 6 2
32 Tod McBride 27 RCB 12 9 208 6-1 UCLA 1/26/1976 4 4
22 Gerald McBurrows 30 db 13 2 208 5-11 Kansas 10/7/1973 8 1 St. Louis Rams / 7th / 214th pick / 1995
47 Kevin McCadam 24 db 12 3 219 6-1 Virginia Tech,Colorado St. 3/6/1979 1 1 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 148th pick / 2002
62 Todd McClure 26 C 16 16 286 6-1 LSU 2/16/1977 3 7 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 237th pick / 1999
88 Quentin McCord 25 wr 9 2 188 5-10 Kentucky 6/26/1978 2 1 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 236th pick / 2001
13 Chris Mohr 37 16 0 215 6-5 Alabama 5/11/1966 14 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 146th pick / 1989
67 Michael Moore 27 2 0 318 6-2 Alabama,Troy 11/1/1976 3 0 Washington Redskins / 4th / 129th pick / 2000
73 Dwayne Morgan 33 5 0 300 6-4 Clemson 5/3/1970 Rook 0
53 Keith Newman 26 LOLB 12 11 248 6-2 North Carolina 1/19/1977 4 4 Buffalo Bills / 4th / 119th pick / 1999
90 Will Overstreet 24 olb 4 2 259 6-2 Tennessee 10/7/1979 1 1 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 80th pick / 2002
81 Peerless Price 27 WR 16 15 190 5-11 Tennessee 10/27/1976 4 9 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1999
48 Derek Rackley 26 te 16 1 250 6-4 Minnesota 7/18/1977 3 0
51 Karon Riley 25 16 0 268 6-2 SMU,Minnesota 8/23/1978 2 1 Chicago Bears / 4th / 103rd pick / 2001
92 Terrence Robinson 23 ss 6 1 240 6-0 Oklahoma St. 3/12/1980 Rook 0
25 Travaris Robinson 22 db 5 1 193 5-10 Auburn 9/1/1981 Rook 1
59 Sam Rogers 33 lb 2 2 245 6-3 Colorado 5/30/1970 9 1 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 64th pick / 1994
25 Derek Ross 23 2 0 197 5-10 Ohio St. 1/5/1980 1 0 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 75th pick / 2002
20 Allen Rossum 28 16 0 178 5-8 Notre Dame 10/22/1975 5 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 85th pick / 1998
55 Twan Russell 29 16 0 230 6-1 Miami (FL) 4/25/1974 6 1 Washington Redskins / 5th / 148th pick / 1997
24 Bryan Scott 22 SS 15 7 219 6-1 Penn St. 4/13/1981 Rook 3 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 55th pick / 2003
39 Siddeeq Shabazz 22 7 0 200 5-11 New Mexico St. 2/5/1981 Rook 1 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 246th pick / 2003
76 Kevin Shaffer 23 lt 16 8 290 6-5 Tulsa 3/2/1980 1 4 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 244th pick / 2002
91 Brady Smith 30 RDE 16 14 274 6-5 Colorado St. 6/5/1973 7 5 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 70th pick / 1996
52 Matt Stewart 24 ROLB 16 16 232 6-3 Vanderbilt 8/31/1979 2 6 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 102nd pick / 2001
50 Artie Ulmer 30 16 0 247 6-3 Georgia Southern,Valdosta St. 7/30/1973 4 1 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 220th pick / 1997
99 Demetrin Veal 22 3 0 288 6-2 Tennessee 8/11/1981 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 238th pick / 2003
7 Michael Vick 23 qb 5 4 215 6-0 Virginia Tech 6/26/1980 2 4 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 1st pick / 2001
74 Todd Weiner 28 RT 16 16 297 6-4 Kansas St. 9/16/1975 5 7 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 47th pick / 1998
70 Bob Whitfield 32 LT 8 8 310 6-5 Stanford 10/18/1971 11 4 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 8th pick / 1992
37 Tyrone Williams 30 rcb 6 6 193 5-11 Nebraska 5/31/1973 7 2 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 93rd pick / 1996
Team Total 26.7 16 239.1 6-1.2 3.7