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2011 Atlanta Falcons

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10-6-0, Finished 2nd in NFC South Division  · 2011 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.5, Offense: 1.8, Defense: 1.7, SoS: 0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 402 points (25.1/g), 7th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 350 points (21.9/g), 18th.
 Differential of 52 points (3.2/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 9.3-6.7.

Coach: Mike Smith (10-6-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike Mularkey
 Defensive Coordinator: Brian VanGorder
 Other Notable Asst.: Bob Bratkowski (Quarterbacks)

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

Team Info

Principal Owner Arthur Blank
General Manager Thomas Dimitroff
Offensive Scheme Erhardt-Perkins
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD #Dr Sc% TO% Start Time Plays Yds Pts
Team Offense 402 6026 1073 5.6 21 8 34 349 365 594 4192 29 13 6.8 215 453 1834 14 4.0 100 187 37.4 10.7 Own 28.5 2:46 5.89 32.2 2.04
Team Defense 350 5338 965 5.5 29 10 19 292 340 560 3786 25 19 6.4 186 372 1552 10 4.2 87 180 32.2 11.1 Own 27.2 2:30 5.5 29.6 1.74
Lg Rank Offense 7 10 7 11 6 4 8 6 8 13 11 17 12 21 9 25 16 4 5 9 7
Lg Rank Defense 18 12 10 14 11 21 20 20 10 19 3 6 6 15 19 6 21 12 14 17 17

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 11 boxscore L 0-1 @ Chicago Bears 12 30 25 386 276 110 3 17 377 289 88 1 -11.68 3.29 -3.96
2 Sun September 18 boxscore W 1-1 Philadelphia Eagles 35 31 20 318 180 138 2 27 447 314 133 3 3.02 -4.53 5.86
3 Sun September 25 boxscore L 1-2 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13 16 21 325 295 30 3 20 295 180 115 2 -4.83 6.98 -5.61
4 Sun October 2 boxscore W 2-2 @ Seattle Seahawks 30 28 25 412 291 121 20 372 319 53 2 15.28 -12.84 1.28
5 Sun October 9 boxscore L 2-3 Green Bay Packers 14 25 18 251 156 95 2 19 426 369 57 1 -2.87 -10.79 -0.37
6 Sun October 16 boxscore W 3-3 Carolina Panthers 31 17 24 325 159 166 24 368 229 139 3 20.34 -6.84 -0.71
7 Sun October 23 boxscore W 4-3 @ Detroit Lions 23 16 22 328 199 129 2 13 263 159 104 1 -0.76 6.33 2.34
8 Bye Week
9 Sun November 6 boxscore W 5-3 @ Indianapolis Colts 31 7 21 432 269 163 1 10 186 103 83 2 9.51 18.03 -4.98
10 Sun November 13 boxscore L OT 5-4 New Orleans Saints 23 26 30 481 343 138 1 18 363 322 41 6.34 -7.78 -2.50
11 Sun November 20 boxscore W 6-4 Tennessee Titans 23 17 25 432 316 116 1 17 298 257 41 1 14.09 -5.14 -3.34
12 Sun November 27 boxscore W 7-4 Minnesota Vikings 24 14 22 335 246 89 1 12 226 162 64 9.56 8.27 -10.74
13 Sun December 4 boxscore L 7-5 @ Houston Texans 10 17 18 337 267 70 2 20 337 175 162 1 -6.69 -2.56 4.22
14 Sun December 11 boxscore W 8-5 @ Carolina Panthers 31 23 18 394 308 86 19 416 259 157 2 9.56 -1.81 2.31
15 Thu December 15 boxscore W 9-5 Jacksonville Jaguars 41 14 20 373 276 97 12 207 91 116 4 8.08 17.66 -0.07
16 Mon December 26 boxscore L 9-6 @ New Orleans Saints 16 45 23 469 434 35 1 26 463 299 164 2 -2.72 -23.71 -0.92
17 Sun January 1 boxscore W 10-6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 45 24 22 428 177 251 2 18 294 259 35 4 13.63 14.19 -1.22
Playoffs
WildCard Sun January 8 boxscore L 10-7 @ New York Giants 2 24 14 247 183 64 19 442 270 172 -12.99 -16.19 8.92

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
2 Matt Ryan 26 QB 16 16 10-6-0 347 566 61.3 4177 29 5.1 12 2.1 80 7.4 7.5 12.0 261.1 92.2 69.1 26 173 6.76 6.83 4.4 3 3
8 Chris Redman 34 5 0 18 28 64.3 188 0 0.0 1 3.6 22 6.7 5.1 10.4 37.6 68.8 26.38 0 0 6.71 5.11 0.0
Team Total 26.4 16 10-6-0 365 594 61.4 4365 29 4.9 13 2.2 80 7.3 7.3 12.0 272.8 91.1 26 173 6.76 6.75 4.2 3 3
Opp Total 16 340 560 60.7 4017 25 4.5 19 3.4 7.2 6.54 11.8 251.1 83.3 33 231 6.4 5.8 5.6

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
33 Michael Turner 29 RB 16 15 301 1340 11 81 4.5 83.8 18.8 17 168 9.9 0 32 1.1 10.5 1508 11 3
22 Jacquizz Rodgers 21 16 0 57 205 1 13 3.6 12.8 3.6 21 188 9.0 1 31 1.3 11.8 393 2 1
44 Jason Snelling 28 15 0 44 151 0 18 3.4 10.1 2.9 26 179 6.9 1 21 1.7 11.9 330 1 0
2 Matt Ryan 26 QB 16 16 37 84 2 12 2.3 5.3 2.3 84 2 5
11 Julio Jones 22 WR 13 13 6 56 0 19 9.3 4.3 0.5 54 959 17.8 8 80 4.2 73.8 1015 8 1
8 Chris Redman 34 5 0 5 -6 0 -1 -1.2 -1.2 1.0 -6 0 0
34 Ovie Mughelli 31 fb 7 5 2 1 0 1 0.5 0.1 0.3 4 25 6.3 2 19 0.6 3.6 26 2 0
83 Harry Douglas 27 wr 16 4 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.2 0.1 39 498 12.8 1 49 2.4 31.1 501 1 0
84 Roddy White* 30 WR 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 100 1296 13.0 8 43 6.3 81.0 1296 8 0
88 Tony Gonzalez* 35 TE 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 80 875 10.9 7 30 5.0 54.7 875 7 0
14 Eric Weems 26 wr 16 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 90 8.2 0 18 0.7 5.6 90 0 0
81 Michael Palmer 23 te 16 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 72 7.2 1 11 0.6 4.5 72 1 0
40 Mike Cox 26 fb/te 9 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 8 4.0 0 8 0.2 0.9 8 0 1
89 Reggie Kelly 34 te 16 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.4 7 0 0
Team Total 26.4 16 453 1834 14 81 4.0 114.6 28.3 365 4365 12.0 29 80 22.8 272.8 6199 43 12
Opp Total 16 372 1552 10 4.2 97.0 23.3 340 3786 11.1 25 21.3 236.6 5338 35 19

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
14 Eric Weems 26 wr 16 2 32 315 0 42 9.8 24 563 0 37 23.5 968
24 Dominique Franks 24 cb 14 4 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 26.4 16 33 315 0 42 9.5 24 563 0 37 23.5 7077
Opp Total 16 31 150 0 4.8 60 1487 0 24.8

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
3 Matt Bryant 36 k 16 0 2 2 9 9 9 9 7 5 2 2 29 27 93.1% 45 45 100.0%
5 Matthew Bosher 24 k 16 0 70 2990 59 1 42.7
Team Total 26.4 16 2 2 9 9 9 9 7 5 2 2 29 27 93.1% 45 45 100.0% 70 2990 59 1 42.7
Opp Total 16 28 23 82.1% 37 37 100.0% 75 0 0 0.0

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
50 Curtis Lofton 25 LB 16 16 1.0 2 30 1 26 7 1 0 1 0 0 96 63
56 Sean Weatherspoon 24 LB 16 16 4.0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 86 39
28 Thomas DeCoud 26 S 16 15 4 77 0 49 6 73 19
25 William Moore 26 S 12 11 0.5 2 56 0 29 9 2 0 0 0 0 41 14
23 Dunta Robinson 29 CB/rcb 16 16 2 28 0 14 10 41 11
20 Brent Grimes 28 CB/lcb 12 12 1 29 0 29 14 1 0 0 0 0 35 12
55 John Abraham 33 DE 15 15 9.5 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 1 0 0 29 10
36 James Sanders 28 s 15 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 25 0 31 13
93 Ray Edwards 26 DE 16 16 3.5 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 64 0 26 9
21 Chris Owens 25 cb 14 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 5 26 9
91 Corey Peters 23 DT 15 15 3.0 1 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 13 1 22 5
71 Kroy Biermann 26 de 16 1 2.5 1 50 1 50 1 11 25
54 Stephen Nicholas 28 lb/olb 10 8 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 2 0 15 17
53 Mike Peterson 35 lb 15 4 1 4 0 4 2 16 7
26 Kelvin Hayden 28 cb 8 1 2 3 0 2 4 14 9
95 Jonathan Babineaux 30 DT 13 13 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 13 11
24 Dominique Franks 24 cb 14 4 2 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 13 7
99 Vance Walker 24 16 0 2.0 1 0 1 0 0 13 5
90 Lawrence Sidbury 25 16 0 4.0 9 2
94 Peria Jerry 27 dt 16 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 7 3
59 Spencer Adkins 24 lb 10 1 6 3
43 Akeem Dent 24 16 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 8
2 Matt Ryan 26 QB 16 16 0 5 2 0 0 1 0
88 Tony Gonzalez* 35 TE 16 16 4 0
44 Jason Snelling 28 15 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
39 Shann Schillinger 25 16 0 0 5
75 Garrett Reynolds 24 rg/t 16 7 2 0
22 Jacquizz Rodgers 21 16 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1
84 Roddy White* 30 WR 16 16 2 0
11 Julio Jones 22 WR 13 13 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
34 Ovie Mughelli 31 fb 7 5 1 1
33 Michael Turner 29 RB 16 15 0 3 0 0 0
29 Darrin Walls 23 5 0 1 23 0 23 2 1 0
14 Eric Weems 26 wr 16 2 0 3
72 Sam Baker 26 lt/t 12 6 1 0
5 Matthew Bosher 24 k 16 0 0 2
61 Joe Hawley 23 c/g/rg 16 12 1 0
40 Mike Cox 26 fb/te 9 5 0 1 0 0 0
81 Michael Palmer 23 te 16 2 0 1
73 Carlton Powell 26 3 0 0 1
Team Total 26.4 16 32.0 19 301 2 50 89 13 12 12 104 1 640 318
Opp Total 16 26 0 19 10 0 0 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
3 Matt Bryant 36 k 16 0 45 27 126
33 Michael Turner 29 RB 16 15 11 11 66
11 Julio Jones 22 WR 13 13 8 8 48
84 Roddy White* 30 WR 16 16 8 8 48
88 Tony Gonzalez* 35 TE 16 16 7 7 42
34 Ovie Mughelli 31 fb 7 5 2 2 12
22 Jacquizz Rodgers 21 16 0 1 1 2 12
2 Matt Ryan 26 QB 16 16 2 2 12
71 Kroy Biermann 26 de 16 1 1 1 6
83 Harry Douglas 27 wr 16 4 1 1 6
50 Curtis Lofton 25 LB 16 16 1 1 6
81 Michael Palmer 23 te 16 2 1 1 6
91 Corey Peters 23 DT 15 15 1 1 6
44 Jason Snelling 28 15 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.4 16 14 29 1 2 46 45 27 402
Opp Total 16 10 25 1 2 1 37 23 1 350