Atlanta Falcons

3rd NFC South (4-6-0)

Founded: 1966

Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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Draft 2018 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 26 (26) Ridley, Calvin WR 
Rd 2, Pick 26 (58) Oliver, Isaiah CB 
Rd 3, Pick 26 (90) Senat, Deadrin DT 
Rd 4, Pick 26 (126) Smith, Ito RB 
Rd 6, Pick 20 (194) Gage, Russell WR 
Rd 6, Pick 26 (200) Oluokun, Foye LB 
Scoreboard more
Mercedes-Benz Stadium - Wk 11 1 2 3 4 T
Dallas Cowboys 3 0 3 16 22
Atlanta Falcons 0 6 3 10 19
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
10 Sun, Nov 11 @ Cleveland 16-28   L
11 Sun, Nov 18 Dallas 19-22   L
12 Thu, Nov 22 @ New Orleans 8:20 PM ET
13 Sun, Dec 02 Baltimore 1:00 PM ET
14 Sun, Dec 09 @ Green Bay 1:00 PM ET
15 Sun, Dec 16 Arizona 1:00 PM ET
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
Calvin Ridley (WR) Full Pract - --
Damontae Kazee (S) Full Pract - --
Robert Alford (CB) Full Pract - --
Deion Jones (LB) O - Foot
Regular Season Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
Matt Ryan 387 275 3306 22
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
Tevin Coleman 114 500 4.4 2
Ito Smith 59 199 3.4 4
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
Julio Jones 73 1158 15.9 3
Calvin Ridley 39 532 13.6 7
Mohamed Sanu 38 472 12.4 3
Austin Hooper 50 445 8.9 3
Transactions more
Date Transaction
11/12 Rees Odhiambo (OT) Waived, No Recall (waived, no recall).
11/8 Bruce Irvin (DE) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
11/8 Austin Pasztor (OG) Waived, No Recall (waived, no recall).
10/31 Deante Burton (DB) Terminated (by Player) from Practice Squad (terminated (by player) from practice squad).
NFC South more
Team W L T Win %
New Orleans 9 1 0 .900
Carolina 6 4 0 .600
Atlanta 4 6 0 .400
Tampa Bay 3 7 0 .300

Head Coach more

Dan Quinn

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Pro Career: Dan Quinn was named head coach of the Atlanta Falcons on Feb. 2, 2015, becoming the 16th head coach in Atlanta Falcons history and takes over the club after serving as the Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator for the last two seasons (2013-14). During that span, Quinn oversaw the NFL's top defensive unit as Seattle led the League allowing 270.4 yards per game, 15.2 points per game, and 178.8 passing yards per game while holding opponents to 91.6 rushing yards per game.

In 2014, Quinn's defense led the NFL in scoring defense (15.9), total defense (267.1), and passing yards (185.6), while ranking third in rushing yards (81.5). The Seahawks also boasted the League's top defensive unit in 2013, en route to a win over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII.

Quinn originally joined the Seahawks in 2009, after spending the previous six years coaching the defensive lines for the San Francisco 49ers (2003-04), Miami Dolphins (2005-06) and the New York Jets (2007-08). He previously served as the Seahawks assistant head coach/defensive line coach in 2009.

Quinn left Seattle in 2011 to become the defensive coordinator at the University of Florida where his defenses ranked in the top-10 in the country. In his first season with the Gators, his defense ranked eighth nationally in total defense (299.5), seventh in passing defense (166.8), and second in third-down defense (27.12 percent).

Prior to joining Seattle, Quinn coached the defensive line for the New York Jets from 2007-2008. In, 2008 the Jets defense ranked fifth in the NFL in yards per carry (3.7), seventh in sacks (41), and ninth in rushing yards per game (94.9). The Jets were also sixth in the AFC in yards per play (5.2) and third-down defense (38.6).

He held the same position for the Miami Dolphins for two seasons (2005-06), where Quinn helped the Dolphins rank first in the AFC and second in the NFL with 49 sacks. Miami also finished third in the AFC in yards per play (4.7) and fourth in yards per carry (3.7).

He began his NFL coaching career in San Francisco as its defensive assistant in 2001 before moving on to coach the 49ers defensive line from 2003-2004. Quinn got his start coaching the defensive line at William and Mary in 1994, followed by a season at Virginia Military Institute. He held the same position with Hofstra for four seasons before being promoted to defensive coordinator in 2000.

Background: Quinn was a four-year letter winner and two-time co-captain at Division III Salisbury (Md.) State as a defensive lineman, where he recorded 139 tackles and eight tackles for loss. He also lettered in track and held the school record in the hammer throw. He was inducted into the Salisbury State Athletic Hall of Fame in 2005. Quinn was born in Morristown, New Jersey.

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  1. Published: Nov. 18, 2018 at 06:06 p.m.

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones holds on to the loose ball for a 34-yard touchdown catch from quarterback Matt Ryan.

  2. Published: Nov. 11, 2018 at 04:56 p.m.

    Atlanta Falcons tight end Austin Hooper refuses to be denied touchdown from quarterback Matt Ryan.

  3. Published: Nov. 11, 2018 at 02:00 p.m.

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones powers his way to 1-yard touchdown.

  4. Published: Nov. 11, 2018 at 01:55 p.m.

    Atlanta Falcons defensive back Damontae Kazee intercepts pass on trick play intended for Baker Mayfield.

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