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2005 Atlanta Falcons

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8-8-0, Finished 3rd in NFC South Division  · 2005 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.2, Offense: 1.1, Defense: -2.3, SoS: -1.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 351 points (21.9/g), 14th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 341 points (21.3/g), 18th.
 Differential of 10 points (0.6/g), 16th.  Expected W-L: 8.3-7.7.

Coach: Jim Mora (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Greg Knapp
 Defensive Coordinator: Ed Donatell
 Other Notable Asst.: Dennis Allen (Defensive Assistant/Quality Control)

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

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 Michael Vick* 25 4 15 214 for 387, 2,412 yards, 15 td, 13 int, & 102 rushes for 597 yards and 6 td Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 1st pick / 2001
RB Warrick Dunn* 30 8 16 280 rushes for 1,416 yards, 3 td, & 29 catches for 220 yards and 1 td Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 12th pick / 1997
FB Justin Griffith 25 2 15 15 rushes for 65 yards, 0 td, & 21 catches for 111 yards and 3 td Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 121st pick / 2003
WR Michael Jenkins 23 1 12 36 catches for 508 yards, 3 td Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 29th pick / 2004
WR Roddy White 24 Rook 8 29 catches for 446 yards, 3 td, & 4 rushes for 12 yards and 0 td Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 27th pick / 2005
TE Alge Crumpler* 28 4 16 65 catches for 877 yards, 5 td Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 35th pick / 2001
LT Kevin Shaffer 25 3 16 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 244th pick / 2002
LG Matt Lehr 26 4 15 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 137th pick / 2001
C Todd McClure 28 5 16 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 237th pick / 1999
RG Kynan Forney 27 4 16 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 219th pick / 2001
RT Todd Weiner 30 7 15 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 47th pick / 1998
 Defensive Starters
LDE Patrick Kerney 29 6 16 6.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 30th pick / 1999
LDT Roderick Coleman* 29 6 16 10.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 5th / 153rd pick / 1999
RDT Chad Lavalais 26 1 14 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 142nd pick / 2004
RDE Jonathan Babineaux 24 Rook 6 0.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 59th pick / 2005
LLB Michael Boley 23 Rook 11 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 160th pick / 2005
MLB Keith Brooking* 30 7 16 3.5 sacks, 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 12th pick / 1998
RLB Demorrio Williams 25 1 16 3.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 101st pick / 2004
LCB DeAngelo Hall* 22 1 15 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 8th pick / 2004
RCB Jason Webster 28 5 13 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 48th pick / 2000
SS Keion Carpenter 28 6 15 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
FS Bryan Scott 24 2 13 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 55th pick / 2003
 Special Teams Starters
K Todd Peterson 35 11 0 23 of 25 field goals & 35 of 35 extra points New York Giants / 7th / 177th pick / 1993
P Michael Koenen 23 Rook 0 78 punts for a 42.3 average, 0 blocked
PR Allen Rossum 30 7 0 17 punt returns for a 8.5 average and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 85th pick / 1998
KR Allen Rossum 30 7 0 31 kick returns for a 22.6 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)
95 Jonathan Babineaux 24 RDE 16 6 281 6-2 Iowa 10/12/1981 Rook 4 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 59th pick / 2005
80 Eric Beverly 31 c 16 2 300 6-3 Miami (OH) 3/28/1974 7 2
85 Dwayne Blakley 26 te 16 1 257 6-4 Missouri 8/10/1979 1 0
59 Michael Boley 23 LLB 16 11 236 6-3 Southern Miss 8/24/1982 Rook 5 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 160th pick / 2005
56 Keith Brooking* 30 MLB 16 16 245 6-2 Georgia Tech 10/30/1975 7 10 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 12th pick / 1998
87 Romby Bryant 26 3 0 181 6-1 Tulsa 12/21/1979 Rook 0
29 Keion Carpenter 28 SS 15 15 205 5-11 Virginia Tech 10/31/1977 6 6
54 Antoine Cash 23 3 0 223 6-1 Southern Miss 3/5/1982 Rook 0
27 Chris Cash 25 3 0 185 5-10 USC 7/13/1980 3 0 Detroit Lions / 6th / 175th pick / 2002
69 Ben Claxton 25 2 0 301 6-2 Mississippi 7/30/1980 Rook 0 Denver Broncos / 5th / 157th pick / 2003
34 DeAndra Cobb 24 3 0 196 5-10 Michigan St. 5/18/1981 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 201st pick / 2005
75 Roderick Coleman* 29 LDT 16 16 285 6-2 East Carolina 8/16/1976 6 11 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 153rd pick / 1999
83 Alge Crumpler* 28 TE 16 16 262 6-2 North Carolina 12/23/1977 4 10 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 35th pick / 2001
92 Chauncey Davis 22 rde 16 5 277 6-2 Florida St. 1/27/1983 Rook 4 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 128th pick / 2005
45 T.J. Duckett 24 14 0 254 6-0 Michigan St. 2/17/1981 3 4 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 18th pick / 2002
41 Kevin Dudley 23 1 0 238 6-0 Michigan 1/2/1982 Rook 0
28 Warrick Dunn* 30 RB 16 16 180 5-9 Florida St. 1/5/1975 8 14 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 12th pick / 1997
42 Antuan Edwards 28 db 4 1 212 6-1 Clemson 5/26/1977 6 1 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 25th pick / 1999
86 Brian Finneran 29 wr 16 7 210 6-5 Villanova 1/31/1976 6 7
65 Kynan Forney 27 RG 16 16 307 6-3 Hawaii 9/8/1978 4 8 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 219th pick / 2001
93 Junior Glymph 25 3 0 270 6-5 Carson-Newman 9/2/1980 1 0
33 Justin Griffith 25 FB 16 15 232 5-11 Mississippi St. 7/21/1980 2 2 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 121st pick / 2003
21 DeAngelo Hall* 22 LCB 15 15 197 5-10 Virginia Tech 11/19/1983 1 10 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 8th pick / 2004
50 Ed Hartwell 27 mlb 5 5 250 6-1 Wisconsin,West. Illinois 5/27/1978 4 2 Baltimore Ravens / 4th / 126th pick / 2001
38 Ronnie Heard 29 fs 16 5 215 6-3 Mississippi 10/5/1976 5 3
12 Michael Jenkins 23 WR 14 12 217 6-4 Ohio St. 6/18/1982 1 6 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 29th pick / 2004
97 Patrick Kerney 29 LDE 16 16 273 6-5 Virginia 12/30/1976 6 8 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 30th pick / 1999
66 Austin King 24 c 16 1 303 6-5 Northwestern 4/11/1981 1 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 133rd pick / 2003
9 Michael Koenen 23 P 16 0 195 5-11 West. Washington 7/13/1982 Rook 2
96 Antwan Lake 26 de 13 2 308 6-4 West Virginia 7/10/1979 3 2
94 Chad Lavalais 26 RDT 14 14 293 6-1 LSU 4/15/1979 1 5 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 142nd pick / 2004
53 John Leake 24 8 0 228 6-0 Clemson 8/28/1981 Rook 1
61 Matt Lehr 26 LG 15 15 300 6-3 Virginia Tech 4/25/1979 4 7 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 137th pick / 2001
26 Omare Lowe 27 db 16 1 196 6-1 Washington 4/20/1978 3 1 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 161st pick / 2002
25 Kevin McCadam 26 16 0 219 6-1 Virginia Tech,Colorado St. 3/6/1979 3 1 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 148th pick / 2002
62 Todd McClure 28 C 16 16 286 6-1 LSU 2/16/1977 5 8 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 237th pick / 1999
44 Fred McCrary 33 15 0 247 6-0 Mississippi St. 9/19/1972 10 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 208th pick / 1995
30 Christian Morton 24 db 4 1 180 6-0 Illinois 4/28/1981 1 1 New England Patriots / 7th / 233rd pick / 2004
39 Cam Newton 23 6 0 203 6-1 Furman 5/19/1982 Rook 0
82 Jerome Pathon 30 8 0 195 6-0 Acadia (Canada),Washington 12/16/1975 7 0 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1998
2 Todd Peterson 35 K 16 0 180 5-11 Navy,Georgia 2/4/1970 11 4 New York Giants / 7th / 177th pick / 1993
48 Derek Rackley 28 16 0 250 6-4 Minnesota 7/18/1977 5 0
98 Ike Reese 32 16 0 222 6-2 Michigan St. 10/16/1973 7 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 142nd pick / 1998
93 Constantin Ritzmann 26 1 0 254 6-3 Tennessee 12/20/1979 Rook 0
20 Allen Rossum 30 KR 10 0 178 5-8 Notre Dame 10/22/1975 7 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 85th pick / 1998
73 Josh Savage 25 1 0 276 6-4 Utah 9/28/1980 1 0
8 Matt Schaub 24 qb 16 1 235 6-5 Virginia 6/25/1981 1 2 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 90th pick / 2004
24 Bryan Scott 24 FS 16 13 219 6-1 Penn St. 4/13/1981 2 5 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 55th pick / 2003
76 Kevin Shaffer 25 LT 16 16 290 6-5 Tulsa 3/2/1980 3 8 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 244th pick / 2002
71 Darrell Shropshire 22 10 0 301 6-2 South Carolina 3/18/1983 Rook 1 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 241st pick / 2005
91 Brady Smith 32 rde 5 5 274 6-5 Colorado St. 6/5/1973 9 2 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 70th pick / 1996
79 Barry Stokes 32 t 16 1 310 6-4 East. Michigan 12/20/1973 7 2
22 Leigh Torrence 23 10 0 183 6-0 Stanford 1/4/1982 Rook 1
37 Ahmad Treaudo 23 1 0 181 5-10 Delta St.,Southern 4/15/1982 Rook 0
54 Artie Ulmer 32 9 0 247 6-3 Georgia Southern,Valdosta St. 7/30/1973 6 1 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 220th pick / 1997
7 Michael Vick* 25 QB 15 15 215 6-0 Virginia Tech 6/26/1980 4 13 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 1st pick / 2001
36 Jason Webster 28 RCB 15 13 187 5-9 Texas A&M 9/8/1977 5 5 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 48th pick / 2000
74 Todd Weiner 30 RT 15 15 297 6-4 Kansas St. 9/16/1975 7 7 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 47th pick / 1998
89 Dez White 26 wr 6 3 215 6-1 Georgia Tech 8/23/1979 5 0 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 69th pick / 2000
84 Roddy White 24 WR 16 8 201 6-1 Ala-Birmingham 11/2/1981 Rook 5 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 27th pick / 2005
51 Demorrio Williams 25 RLB 16 16 232 6-0 Nebraska 7/6/1980 1 8 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 101st pick / 2004
Team Total 26.5 16 239.2 6-1.5 3.3