Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QBMatt Ryan24114263 for 451, 2,916 yards, 22 td, 14 int, & 30 rushes for 49 yards and 1 tdAtlanta Falcons / 1st / 3rd pick / 2008
RBMichael Turner27511178 rushes for 871 yards, 10 td, & 5 catches for 35 yards and 0 tdSan Diego Chargers / 5th / 154th pick / 2004
WRMichael Jenkins275950 catches for 635 yards, 1 tdAtlanta Falcons / 1st / 29th pick / 2004
WRRoddy White*2841685 catches for 1,153 yards, 11 td, & 1 rush for 2 yards and 0 tdAtlanta Falcons / 1st / 27th pick / 2005
TETony Gonzalez33121683 catches for 867 yards, 6 tdKansas City Chiefs / 1st / 13th pick / 1997
TEJustin Peelle307812 catches for 115 yards, 2 tdSan Diego Chargers / 4th / 103rd pick / 2002
LTSam Baker241141 fumble recoveredAtlanta Falcons / 1st / 21st pick / 2008
LGJustin Blalock26216Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 39th pick / 2007
CTodd McClure329161 fumble recoveredAtlanta Falcons / 7th / 237th pick / 1999
RGHarvey Dahl28311
RTTyson Clabo28316
Defensive Starters
LDEJohn Abraham319155.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredNew York Jets / 1st / 13th pick / 2000
LDTJonathan Babineaux284166.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recoveredAtlanta Falcons / 2nd / 59th pick / 2005
RDTThomas Johnson284102.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RDEJamaal Anderson 232130.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recoveredAtlanta Falcons / 1st / 8th pick / 2007
LLBStephen Nicholas262133.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredAtlanta Falcons / 4th / 109th pick / 2007
MLBCurtis Lofton23116Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 37th pick / 2008
RLBMike Peterson3310161.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredIndianapolis Colts / 2nd / 36th pick / 1999
LCBChris Owens23Rook60.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredAtlanta Falcons / 3rd / 90th pick / 2009
RCBChris Houston252100.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recoveredAtlanta Falcons / 2nd / 41st pick / 2007
SSErik Coleman27516New York Jets / 5th / 143rd pick / 2004
FSThomas DeCoud241162.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recoveredAtlanta Falcons / 3rd / 98th pick / 2008

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