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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)

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 Matt Ryan 26 3 16 347 for 566, 4,177 yards, 29 td, 12 int, & 37 rushes for 84 yards and 2 td Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 3rd pick / 2008
RB Michael Turner 29 7 15 301 rushes for 1,340 yards, 11 td, & 17 catches for 168 yards and 0 td San Diego Chargers / 5th / 154th pick / 2004
WR Julio Jones 22 Rook 13 54 catches for 959 yards, 8 td, & 6 rushes for 56 yards and 0 td Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 6th pick / 2011
WR Roddy White* 30 6 16 100 catches for 1,296 yards, 8 td Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 27th pick / 2005
TE Tony Gonzalez* 35 14 16 80 catches for 875 yards, 7 td Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 13th pick / 1997
LT Will Svitek 29 6 10 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 187th pick / 2005
LG Justin Blalock 28 4 16 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 39th pick / 2007
C Todd McClure 34 11 13 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 237th pick / 1999
RT Tyson Clabo 30 5 16
 Defensive Starters
DE John Abraham 33 11 15 New York Jets / 1st / 13th pick / 2000
DE Ray Edwards 26 5 16 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 127th pick / 2006
DT Jonathan Babineaux 30 6 13 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 59th pick / 2005
DT Corey Peters 23 1 15 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2010
LB Curtis Lofton 25 3 16 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 37th pick / 2008
LB Sean Weatherspoon 24 1 16 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 19th pick / 2010
CB Brent Grimes 28 4 12 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
CB Dunta Robinson 29 7 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Texans / 1st / 10th pick / 2004
S Thomas DeCoud 26 3 15 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 98th pick / 2008
S William Moore 26 2 11 0.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 55th pick / 2009

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
55 John Abraham 33 DE 15 15 256 6-4 South Carolina 5/6/1978 11 8 New York Jets / 1st / 13th pick / 2000
59 Spencer Adkins 24 lb 10 1 246 5-11 Miami (FL) 5/16/1987 2 1 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 176th pick / 2009
95 Jonathan Babineaux 30 DT 13 13 281 6-2 Iowa 10/12/1981 6 6 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 59th pick / 2005
72 Sam Baker 26 lt 12 6 308 6-5 USC 5/30/1985 3 4 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 21st pick / 2008
71 Kroy Biermann 26 de 16 1 242 6-3 Montana 9/12/1985 3 3 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 154th pick / 2008
63 Justin Blalock 28 LG 16 16 320 6-3 Texas 12/20/1983 4 9 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 39th pick / 2007
5 Matthew Bosher 24 16 0 208 6-1 Miami (FL) 10/18/1987 Rook 1 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 192nd pick / 2011
Rob Bruggeman 25 1 0 290 6-4 Iowa 3/21/1986 1 0
3 Matt Bryant 36 16 0 200 5-9 Baylor 5/29/1975 9 4
73 Kirk Chambers 32 3 0 307 6-7 Stanford 3/19/1979 7 0 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 176th pick / 2004
77 Tyson Clabo 30 RT 16 16 314 6-6 Wake Forest 10/17/1981 5 9
12 Kevin Cone 23 1 0 207 6-2 3/20/1988 Rook 0
40 Mike Cox 26 fb 9 5 259 6-0 Georgia Tech 7/11/1985 3 0
28 Thomas DeCoud 26 S 16 15 196 6-1 California 3/19/1985 3 7 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 98th pick / 2008
43 Akeem Dent 24 16 0 242 6-1 Georgia 9/27/1987 Rook 1 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 91st pick / 2011
83 Harry Douglas 27 wr 16 4 170 5-11 Louisville 9/16/1984 3 5 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 84th pick / 2008
93 Ray Edwards 26 DE 16 16 270 6-5 Purdue 1/1/1985 5 8 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 127th pick / 2006
24 Dominique Franks 24 cb 14 4 180 6-0 Oklahoma 10/8/1987 1 3 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 135th pick / 2010
88 Tony Gonzalez* 35 TE 16 16 251 6-5 California 2/27/1976 14 9 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 13th pick / 1997
20 Brent Grimes 28 CB 12 12 180 5-10 Shippensburg 7/19/1983 4 5
61 Joe Hawley 23 C 16 12 297 6-3 UNLV 10/22/1988 1 8 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 117th pick / 2010
26 Kelvin Hayden 28 cb 8 1 198 5-10 Illinois 7/23/1983 6 1 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 60th pick / 2005
45 Robert James 28 1 0 224 5-11 Arizona St. 12/26/1983 3 0 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 138th pick / 2008
94 Peria Jerry 27 dt 16 4 290 6-1 Mississippi 8/23/1984 2 3 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 24th pick / 2009
79 Mike Johnson 24 2 0 301 6-6 4/2/1987 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 98th pick / 2010
11 Julio Jones 22 WR 13 13 220 6-4 Alabama 2/3/1989 Rook 10 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 6th pick / 2011
89 Reggie Kelly 34 te 16 2 255 6-4 Mississippi St. 2/22/1977 12 0 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1999
50 Curtis Lofton 25 LB 16 16 238 6-2 Oklahoma 6/2/1986 3 9 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 37th pick / 2008
62 Todd McClure 34 C 13 13 286 6-1 LSU 2/16/1977 11 8 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 237th pick / 1999
80 Kerry Meier 25 12 0 219 6-2 Kansas 11/12/1986 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 165th pick / 2010
25 William Moore 26 S 12 11 223 6-0 Missouri 5/18/1985 2 5 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 55th pick / 2009
34 Ovie Mughelli 31 fb 7 5 260 6-1 Wake Forest 6/10/1980 8 0 Baltimore Ravens / 4th / 134th pick / 2003
54 Stephen Nicholas 28 LB 10 8 225 6-2 South Florida 5/1/1983 4 4 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 109th pick / 2007
21 Chris Owens 25 cb 14 2 182 5-10 San Jose St. 12/1/1986 2 1 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 90th pick / 2009
81 Michael Palmer 23 te 16 2 260 6-5 Clemson 1/18/1988 1 1
91 Corey Peters 23 DT 15 15 294 6-4 Kentucky 6/8/1988 1 8 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2010
53 Mike Peterson 35 lb 15 4 230 6-1 Florida 6/17/1976 12 3 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 36th pick / 1999
73 Carlton Powell 26 3 0 301 6-2 Virginia Tech 8/14/1985 3 0 Denver Broncos / 5th / 148th pick / 2008
8 Chris Redman 34 5 0 223 6-3 Louisville 7/7/1977 11 1 Baltimore Ravens / 3rd / 75th pick / 2000
75 Garrett Reynolds 24 og 16 7 310 6-7 North Carolina 7/1/1987 2 5 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 156th pick / 2009
23 Dunta Robinson 29 CB 16 16 172 5-10 South Carolina 4/11/1982 7 7 Houston Texans / 1st / 10th pick / 2004
22 Jacquizz Rodgers 21 16 0 190 5-7 Oregon St. 2/6/1990 Rook 3 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 145th pick / 2011
66 Brett Romberg 32 2 0 293 6-3 Miami (FL) 10/10/1979 5 0
2 Matt Ryan 26 QB 16 16 224 6-5 Boston Col. 5/17/1985 3 15 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 3rd pick / 2008
36 James Sanders 28 s 15 6 207 5-10 Fresno St. 11/11/1983 6 3 New England Patriots / 4th / 133rd pick / 2005
39 Shann Schillinger 25 16 0 199 6-1 Montana 5/22/1986 1 1 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 171st pick / 2010
90 Lawrence Sidbury 25 16 0 267 6-2 Richmond 2/6/1986 2 2 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 125th pick / 2009
35 Antone Smith 26 12 0 190 5-9 Florida St. 9/17/1985 1 0
44 Jason Snelling 28 15 0 235 5-11 Virginia 12/29/1983 4 3 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 244th pick / 2007
74 Will Svitek 29 LT 16 10 301 6-6 Stanford 1/8/1982 6 7 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 187th pick / 2005
33 Michael Turner 29 RB 16 15 237 5-10 Northern Illinois 2/13/1982 7 11 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 154th pick / 2004
99 Vance Walker 24 16 0 295 6-2 Georgia Tech 4/26/1987 2 2 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 210th pick / 2009
29 Darrin Walls 23 5 0 190 6-0 Notre Dame 6/20/1988 Rook 1
56 Sean Weatherspoon 24 LB 16 16 241 6-1 Missouri 12/29/1987 1 9 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 19th pick / 2010
14 Eric Weems 26 wr 16 2 182 5-8 Bethune-Cookman 7/4/1985 4 1
84 Roddy White* 30 WR 16 16 201 6-1 Ala-Birmingham 11/2/1981 6 13 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 27th pick / 2005
82 Joe Zelenka 35 16 0 265 6-3 Wake Forest 3/9/1976 12 1
Team Total 26.4 16 245.0 6-1.9 3.6