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Atlanta Falcons (10-6)


Sun. 12/24 Sun. 12/31 Sat. 1/6 Sat. 1/13
@ NO
L 13-23
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vs. Car
W 22-10
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@ LAR
W 26-13
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@ Phi
L 10-15
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Defense rises, but offense is a new concern for Falcons

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Falcons enter the offseason forced to address this startling new reality: Defense is the team's new strength.

That means there are new concerns on offense.

Only one year after Atlanta led the league in scoring in its 2016 Super Bowl season, the offense was no better than middling in the league.

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NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
xy-New Orleans 1150.688
x-Carolina 1150.688
x-Atlanta 1060.625
Tampa Bay 5110.313
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: M. Ryan4095
Pass TDs: M. Ryan20
Rush Yds: D. Freeman865
Rush TDs: D. Freeman7
Rec Yds: J. Jones1444
Rec TDs: M. Sanu5
Int: D. Jones3
Sacks: A. Clayborn9.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5837 (8)
Passing Yards: 4146 (9)
Rushing Yards: 1847 (13)
Points per game: 22.1 (14)
Yards per game: 364.8 (8)
Touchdowns: 33 (20)
Field Goals: 34 (7)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 5094 (9)
Passing Yards: 3725 (11)
Rushing Yards: 1665 (9)
Points per game: 19.7 (8)
Yards per game: 318.4 (9)
Touchdowns: 31 (7)
Field Goals: 28 (18)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
1/2 T. Magee active/prac. squad
1/2 L. Crowley pract. squad add
1/2 R. Hall pract. squad add
1/2 A. Levitre on IR triceps
12/29 D. Olatoye cut
12/29 J. Douglas active/prac. squad
12/14 D. Olatoye signed
12/14 C. Goodwin cut
12/5 J. Boykins pract. squad del
12/5 T. Magee pract. squad add
Injuries
Date Player Status
1/2 A. Levitre triceps (IR)
12/31 A. Mack calf (Questionable)
12/31 L. Toilolo knee (Out)
12/24 A. Levitre triceps (Questionable)
12/18 T. Coleman concussion (Out)
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