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2008 Atlanta Falcons

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11-5-0, Finished 2nd in NFC South Division  · 2008 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.8, Offense: 1.3, Defense: 2.5, SoS: -0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 391 points (24.4/g), 10th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 325 points (20.3/g), 11th.
 Differential of 66 points (4.1/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 9.7-6.3.

Coach: Mike Smith (11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike Mularkey
 Defensive Coordinator: Brian VanGorder

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

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense Expected Points
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO Offense Defense Sp. Tms
1 Sun September 7 boxscore W 1-0 Detroit Lions 34 21 23 474 156 318 21 316 246 70 1 22.03 -5.75 -0.45
2 Sun September 14 boxscore L 1-1 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9 24 14 234 129 105 2 15 311 147 164 1 -16.07 1.60 -0.92
3 Sun September 21 boxscore W 2-1 Kansas City Chiefs 38 14 16 378 192 186 1 17 301 117 184 3 14.17 14.43 -4.60
4 Sun September 28 boxscore L 2-2 @ Carolina Panthers 9 24 17 268 150 118 19 401 294 107 -9.75 -11.85 6.79
5 Sun October 5 boxscore W 3-2 @ Green Bay Packers 27 24 22 370 194 176 1 21 408 304 104 1 13.78 -12.77 4.39
6 Sun October 12 boxscore W 4-2 Chicago Bears 22 20 18 376 301 75 1 22 361 282 79 1 9.10 -9.31 0.81
7 Bye Week
8 Sun October 26 boxscore L 4-3 @ Philadelphia Eagles 14 27 19 335 258 77 3 24 432 240 192 1 -2.28 -9.63 -1.15
9 Sun November 2 boxscore W 5-3 @ Oakland Raiders 24 0 30 453 201 252 1 3 77 10 67 2 16.63 25.06 -13.93
10 Sun November 9 boxscore W 6-3 New Orleans Saints 34 20 18 361 248 113 25 521 416 105 3 11.12 0.96 -0.50
11 Sun November 16 boxscore L 6-4 Denver Broncos 20 24 20 364 250 114 1 19 332 208 124 8.19 -13.28 0.08
12 Sun November 23 boxscore W 7-4 Carolina Panthers 45 28 21 392 259 133 1 22 408 274 134 19.09 -13.56 8.62
13 Sun November 30 boxscore W 8-4 @ San Diego Chargers 22 16 20 348 207 141 3 12 201 131 70 -3.52 7.40 3.99
14 Sun December 7 boxscore L 8-5 @ New Orleans Saints 25 29 22 414 315 99 1 24 414 230 184 12.65 -18.63 0.66
15 Sun December 14 boxscore W OT 9-5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13 10 18 373 198 175 3 19 325 226 99 1 -3.99 8.47 -0.48
16 Sun December 21 boxscore W 10-5 @ Minnesota Vikings 24 17 18 222 124 98 24 350 195 155 4 0.43 2.44 3.22
17 Sun December 28 boxscore W 11-5 St. Louis Rams 31 27 17 417 154 263 3 22 408 206 202 4.24 -5.98 3.37
Playoffs
WildCard Sat January 3 boxscore L 11-6 @ Arizona Cardinals 24 30 20 250 190 60 3 15 357 271 86 1 -7.65 -4.78 5.59