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Atlanta Falcons

Stadium: Georgia Dome | Coach: Dan Quinn
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense2nd120.5 (5th)295.3 (3rd)
Defense25th104.5 (17th)266.7 (28th)

Next Game

Sun, January 22, 3:05 PM EST
Georgia Dome
TV: FOX
Green Bay Packers
at
Atlanta Falcons

Schedule

Sun Sep 11
L 31 - 24TB
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Sun Sep 18
W 35 - 28at OAK
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Mon Sep 26
W 45 - 32at NO
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Sun Oct 2
W 48 - 33CAR
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Sun Oct 9
W 23 - 16at DEN
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Sun Oct 16
L 26 - 24at SEA
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Sun Oct 23
L 33 - 30SD
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Sun Oct 30
W 33 - 32GB
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Thu Nov 3
W 43 - 28at TB
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Sun Nov 13
L 24 - 15at PHI
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Sun Nov 27
W 38 - 19ARI
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Sun Dec 4
L 29 - 28KC
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Sun Dec 11
W 42 - 14at LAR
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Sun Dec 18
W 41 - 13SF
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Sat Dec 24
W 33 - 16at CAR
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Sun Jan 1
W 38 - 32NO
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Sat Jan 14
W 36 - 20SEA
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Sun Jan 22
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Standings

NFC
South
Overall
W-L-T
Division
W-L-T
Atlanta11-5-05-1-0
Tampa Bay9-7-04-2-0
New Orleans7-9-02-4-0
Carolina6-10-01-5-0
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Falcons' Julio Jones: Sidelined again Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (toe) will be a non-participant at Thursday's practice, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

On Wednesday, head coach Dan Quinn stated that Jones would increase his activity as the week proceeded. Instead, Jones maintained a similar workload Thursday, sticking to solely the walkthrough session. Despite the lack of development on the practice front, Jones said that he'll "be ready to go" for Sunday's NFC championship game against the Packers. In the end, though, Jones' availability will receive some clarification upon the release of Friday's injury report.

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Falcons' Taylor Gabriel: Limited Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gabriel (foot) was a limited practice participant Wednesday, Kelsey Conway of the Falcons' official site reports.

After logging an entire week of full practices, Gabriel received just 24 of the 72 offensive snaps Saturday against the Seahawks, which was well behind fellow wideouts Mohamed Sanu (49) and Julio Jones (42), and nearly equal to Aldrick Robinson's allotment of 25. Gabriel's inability to grab a larger workload is worrisome due to the seeming cap placed upon Jones, who has contended with a toe injury for more than a month and kicked off this week with a DNP. If allowed to play, as expected, in Sunday's NFC championship game versus the Packers, Jones should earn the largest share of WR reps, ensuring that Gabriel will have to take full advantage of his limited snap count.

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Falcons' Julio Jones: No practice Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (toe) won't participate in practice Wednesday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

Terming Jones' absence "by design," head coach Dan Quinn relayed that his No. 1 wide receiver will increase his activity level as the week goes on, according to Lindsay Jones of USA Today Sports. It should be noted that Jones, the wideout, completed Wednesday's walkthrough, so he wasn't completely shut down Wednesday. Even if he doesn't log a full allotment of practice reps in a given day by week's end, the Falcons haven't expressed any worry about his potential to suit up for Sunday's NFC championship game against the Packers.

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Falcons' Adrian Clayborn: Placed on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Clayborn (biceps) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Field Yates of ESPN.com reports.

Clayborn sprained his biceps Saturday against the Seahawks, ending his season. In 13 games, Clayborn recorded 22 tackles and 4.5 sacks. The Falcons promoted Joe Vellano from the practice squad in a corresponding move. Expect to see increased reps from Ra'Shede Hageman and Dwight Freeney in Sunday's NFC Championship showdown with the Packers.

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Falcons' Matt Ryan: Leads team to divisional-round win
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Ryan completed 26 passes for 338 yards and three touchdowns in Saturday's divisional-round win over the Seahawks.

Ryan shredded the Seahawks all day, finishing with a passer rating of 125.7. He's in line for another huge game Sunday when the Falcons host Aaron Rodgers and the Packers in the final game at the Georgia Dome. The points are expected to pile up quickly in this one, and Ryan is expected to spearhead the charge.

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