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Atlanta Falcons

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Falcons don't get much production from RBs in Week 7 loss
by Michael Hurcomb |

The Falcons didn't get a lot of production from their running backs during a 29-7 loss Week 7 at Baltimore.

Starter Steven Jackson led the way with 22 rushing yards on eight carries. Devonta Freeman was second with 20 rushing yards on two carries, Antone Smith was third on the team with 10 rushing yards on three carries and Jacquizz Rodgers added 9 rushing yards on two carries.

Freeman was the most-active running back in the passing game, totaling five catches for 17 yards. Jackson and Rodgers each had one catch for 3 yards, while Smith had two catches for minus-1 yard.

The Falcons are back in action Week 8 vs. Detroit.

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Fantasy Analysis | 1413558056
Steven Jackson unlikely to succeed in tough matchup
by Chris Towers |

Falcons running back Steven Jackson is likely to see a larger role in the offense moving forward than he did in Week 6 when he logged a season-low six touches. However, that doesn't mean he is likely find success in Week 7, with a tough matchup against the Ravens on the way.

Jackson has topped double figures in Fantasy scoring just twice in six games, and seems unlikely to turn that trend around Sunday. The Ravens have allowed just two running backs to reach double figures this season, with none doing so over the last three games.

Jackson's value relies mostly on his ability to get into the end zone, and the Ravens have held running backs out of there in five of six games so far this season. He might sneak in a goal-line carry, but Jackson simply cannot be relied upon in most Fantasy formats for Week 7. 

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Steven Jackson leads limited Falcons rushing attack in Week 6
by R.J. White |

Falcons running back Steven Jackson rushed for 25 yards on just six carries in his team's 27-13 loss to the Bears in Week 6.

Despite the Falcons keeping the game close until the middle of the fourth quarter, the offense more or less ignored the rushing attack, with Jackson's three running mates combining for 17 yards on five carries throughout the game. Jackson had managed at least 12 touches and 50 yards in each of his first five games before seeing a limited workload against the Bears. He'll look to get on track in Week 7 against the Dolphins.

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Fantasy Analysis | 1412801306
Steven Jackson looking to continue scoring touch
by Chris Towers |

With touchdowns in two of his last three games, Falcons running back Steven Jackson has been a useful Fantasy option recently. However, that might not last in Week 6, with the Bears on the schedule.

Jackson has topped double figures in Fantasy scoring twice in three games, almost entirely due to his first two touchdowns of the season. That is no sure bet to continue in Week 6, as the Bears have allowed just three touchdowns to running backs on the ground this season, while holding each of their last four opponents below 100 yards.

Jackson is pretty much only useful for Fantasy purposes if he gets goal-line work at this point. In the three games he has failed to score a touchdown, he has just 14 points combined. Jackson is a worthwhile starter, but a pretty unexciting one for Week 6.  

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Fantasy Analysis | 1412548049
Steven Jackson gets more involved through air
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

Falcons running back Steven Jackson again wasn't anything special on the ground Week 5 at the Giants, actually finishing with a season-low 37 yards on 13 carries. But because of his contributions in the passing game, he put together his best Fantasy performance to date.

Granted, his 10-yard touchdown run -- his second score of the season -- had a lot to do with it, but his five catches for 37 yards more the doubled his season total in both categories.

Frankly, there's no good reason for it. Jackson was one of the better pass-catching backs in the game during his time with St. Louis, but the Falcons haven't really made use of that ability this season. If that changes, he'll have renewed value, particularly in points-per-reception leagues, but for now, I'm continuing to think of him as a flex option at best.

After all, Jacquizz Rodgers, Antone Smith and Devonta Freeman aren't so bad at catching the ball either. Jackson could get pushed aside for them again Week 6 vs. Chicago.

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2004St. Louis Rams1431346735.0484537
2005St. Louis Rams151525410464.1518650
2006St. Louis Rams161634615284.45913974
2007St. Louis Rams121223710024.2545836
2008St. Louis Rams121125310424.1567658
2009St. Louis Rams151532414164.45841061
2010St. Louis Rams161633012413.8426760
2011St. Louis Rams151526011454.4475650
2012St. Louis Rams161625810454.1464547
2013Atlanta Falcons12121575433.5506326
2014Atlanta Falcons77772853.7172016
2004St. Louis Rams143191899.9280406
2005St. Louis Rams1515433207.42721012
2006St. Louis Rams1616908069.06437131
2007St. Louis Rams1212382717.13713012
2008St. Louis Rams1211403799.55315215
2009St. Louis Rams1515513226.33803016
2010St. Louis Rams1616463838.34904115
2011St. Louis Rams1515423337.95011117
2012St. Louis Rams1616383218.42203013
2013Atlanta Falcons1212331915.82511010
2014Atlanta Falcons7710606.0110003
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2005St. Louis Rams151500---0---0000/000---
2006St. Louis Rams161600---0---0000/000---
2007St. Louis Rams121211100.022.002100/000118.8
2008St. Louis Rams121100---0---0000/000---
2009St. Louis Rams151500---0---0000/000---
2010St. Louis Rams161600---0---0000/000---
2011St. Louis Rams151500---0---0000/000---
2012St. Louis Rams161600---0---0000/000---
2013Atlanta Falcons121200---0---0000/000---
2014Atlanta Falcons7700---0---0000/000---
Kick Returns
2004St. Louis Rams1447919.82300
2005St. Louis Rams1500---000
2006St. Louis Rams1600---000
2007St. Louis Rams1200---000
2008St. Louis Rams1200---000
2009St. Louis Rams1500---000
2010St. Louis Rams1600---000
2011St. Louis Rams1500---000
2012St. Louis Rams1600---000
2013Atlanta Falcons1200---000
2014Atlanta Falcons700---000
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2004St. Louis Rams1411.000000.0000
2005St. Louis Rams1522.000000.0000
2006St. Louis Rams1611.000000.0000
2007St. Louis Rams1211.000000.0000
2008St. Louis Rams1211.000000.0000
2009St. Louis Rams1511.000000.0000
2010St. Louis Rams1611.000000.0000
2011St. Louis Rams1511.000000.0000
2012St. Louis Rams1600.000000.0000
2013Atlanta Falcons1211.000000.0000
2014Atlanta Falcons700.000000.0000
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2004St. Louis Rams1411000000
2005St. Louis Rams1533001010
2006St. Louis Rams1642020020
2007St. Louis Rams1252020020
2008St. Louis Rams1253010010
2009St. Louis Rams1522010-210
2010St. Louis Rams1611010010
2011St. Louis Rams1521020020
2012St. Louis Rams1600000000
2013Atlanta Falcons1200000000
2014Atlanta Falcons700000000
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