Falcons statistical information
The Falcons were last in the NFL in total defense. They allowed 398.2 yards per game. In 2013, Atlanta had the fifth-worst mark (27th best) in the NFL as the defense allowed 379.4 yards per game.
The Falcons were last in the NFL in pass defense. They allowed 279.9 passing yards per game. In 2013, Atlanta had the 21st best pass defense in the NFL as the defense allowed 243.6 passing yards per game.
The Falcons were 21st in the NFL in rush defense. They allowed 118.4 rushing yards per game. In 2013, the Falcons were next-to-last (31st) in rush defense as the defense allowed 135.8 rushing yards per game.
The Falcons were tied for next-to-last (30th) with Oakland with only 22 sacks in 2014. Last year the Falcons were tied for 29th (with Houston) in the NFL with 32 sacks.
The Falcons were 8th in the NFL in total offense as they had 378.2 yards per game in 2014. Last season Atlanta was 14th with 343.1 total yards per game.
The Falcons were 5th in the NFL in pass offense as they threw for 284.6 yards per game. Last season Atlanta was 7th with 265.2 passing yards per game.
The Falcons were 24th in the NFL in rush offense as they ran for 93.6 rushing yards per game. Last season Atlanta was last (32nd) in the NFL with only 77.9 rushing yards per game.
The Falcons were tied for 12th with Cleveland and Dallas by allowing 31 sacks this season. Last season Atlanta was tied with three other teams for 20th with 44 sacks allowed.
The Falcons were 20th best in the NFL for quarterback hits allowed with 89. Last season Atlanta was tied with Jacksonville and Miami for 26th in quarterback hits with 100.
Matt Ryan was 5th in the NFL with 4,694 yards passing. He threw 28 touchdowns, tied with Jay Cutler for the 10th most in the league in 2014. Ryan tied Eli Manning and Josh McCown for 8th in the NFL with 14 interceptions.
Julio Jones finished 3rd in the NFL with 1,593 yards – behind Pittsburgh’s Antonio Brown (1,698) and Denver’s Demaryius Thomas (1,619). Jones was 2nd in yards per game with 106.2 – behind New York’s Odell Beckham (108.8). Roddy White was 31st in the NFL with 921 receiving yards. Jones is now 38th in the history of the NFL with 10,357 receiving yards.
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