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A Statistical Look at the Atlanta Falcons Defense and Special Teams

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Defensive Season Stats


Saints Offense Atlanta Opponents
Total First Downs 264 238
Rushing 91 74
Passing 163 151
Penalty 10 13
3rd Down: Made/Att 71/154 75/162
3rd Down Pct. 46.1% 46.3%
4th Down: Made/Att 4/12 7/14
4th Down Pct. 33.3% 50.0%
Possession Avg. 31:49 30:31
Total Net Yards 5148 4493
Avg. Per Game 429.0 374.4
Total Plays 781 759
Avg. Per Play 6.6 5.9
Net Yards Rushing 1711 1437
Avg. Per Game 142.6 119.8
Total Rushes 374 333
Net Yards Passing 3437 3056
Avg. Per Game 286.4 254.7
Sacked/Yards Lost 15/99 23/145
Gross Yards 3536 3201
Attempts/Completions 392/271 403/254
Completion Pct. 69.1% 63.0%
Had Intercepted 10 8

Opponent Scoring


Saints Atlanta Opponents
Touchdowns 56 33
Rushing 18 10
Passing 29 20
Returns 9 3

Score By Periods Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Pts
Saints Offense 68 154 93 122 3 440
Atlanta Opponents 40 112 45 79 3 279

 

Defensive Ranking and Comparison

Team Yds / Game Yds / Play Rush Yds / Game Rush Yds / Play Pass Yds / Game Pass Yds / Play Int. Rate Sacks / Pass Att. First Downs / Game Punt Return Avg Kickoff Return Avg 3rd Down Pct 4th Down Pct Red Zone Pct Goal to Go% Pts / Game Point Diff./ Game Yard Diff./ Game
ATL 374.4 5.92 119.8 4.32 254.7 7.58 1.99% 5.71% 19.8 11.6 21.5 46.30% 50.00% 53.66% 85.00% 23.3 .0 -38.7
Rank 28 29 23 19 29 27 28 25 23t 31 8 31 15t 18 30t 23 18 24
NO Offensive Rank 1 1 5 6 3 1 12 4 3 31 2 4 27t 5 21 1 -- --


Individual Statistics

Interceptions No. Yds Avg Long TD
T.DeCoud 2 20 10.0 15 0
B.Grimes 2 9 4.5 9 0
T.Hill 1 62 62.0 62t 1
M.Peterson 1 39 39.0 39 0
C.Houston 1 4 4.0 4 0
B.Williams 1 -2 -2.0 -2 0
Team 8 132 16.5 62t 1

 

Sacks:

J.Babineaux 5.0

K.Biermann 5.0

J.Abraham 3.5

S.Nicholas 3.0

T.DeCoud 2.0

C.Jackson 1.0

T.Johnson 1.0

L.Sidbury 1.0

M.Peterson 1.0

J.Anderson 0.5 

Team: 23.0

 

Fumble Recoveries:

J.Babineaux 2

C.Wire 2

K.Biermann 2

T.McClure 1

B.Williams 1

B.Grimes 1

S.Nicholas 1

C.Jackson 1

T.DeCoud

Total: 12

 

Field Goals 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+
J.Elam 0/ 0 4/ 4 4/ 8 3/ 5 1/ 2

Punting No Yds Avg Net TB In Lg B
M.Koenen 46 1988 43.2 36.5 2 17 70 1

Punt Returns Ret FC Yds Avg Long TD
E.Weems 20 9 198 9.9 24 0

Kickoff Returns No. Yds Avg Long TD
E.Weems 40 1035 25.9 62 0
A.Stecker 2 39 19.5 21 0
B.Finneran 2 22 11.0 16 0
J.Norwood 1 39 39.0 39 0
K.Zinger 1 7 7.0 7 0
Team 46 1142 24.8 62 0