Atlanta Falcons at a glance

November 2, 2013 

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Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez (88) is the NFL’s active leader in receiving yardage (14,663 yards).

ROSS D. FRANKLIN — AP

Atlanta Falcons

Coach: Mike Smith

Key Stats

3 Points allowed by Atlanta in the first quarter, matching the total given up by Panthers’ defense in the first quarter.

72 Years since the NFL’s active rushing and receiving leaders were on the same team. Atlanta running back Steven Jackson (10,221 yards) and tight end Tony Gonzalez (14,663) are the active leaders in each category.

92.8 Matt Ryan's passer rating in 10 games vs. the Panthers. Ryan has thrown for 2,518 yards and 17 TDs, with six interceptions in going 7-3 vs. Carolina.

202 Consecutive games with a reception for Gonzalez, the longest active streak in the league.

Starting Lineup

Offense

WR83 Harry Douglas
LT72 Sam Baker
LG63 Justin Blalock
C66 Peter Konz
RG75 Garrett Reynolds
RT65 Jeremy Trueblood
TE88 Tony Gonzalez
WR84 Roddy White
QB2 Matt Ryan
FB42 Patrick DiMarco
RB39 Steven Jackson

Defense

LDE96 Jonathan Massaquoi
DT95 Jonathan Babineaux
DT91 Corey Peters
RDE50 Osi Umenyiora
OLB59 Joplo Bartu
MLB52 Akeem Dent
OLB55 Paul Worrilow
LCB22 Asante Samuel
RCB21 Desmond Trufant
SS25 William Moore
FS28 Thomas DeCoud

Special Teams

K3 Matt Bryant
P5 Matt Bosher
KO5 Matt Bosher
H5 Matt Bosher
PR83 Harry Douglas
KR32 Jacquizz Rodgers
LS47 Josh Harris

Injuries

OUT: LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh). QUESTIONABLE: T Sam Baker (knee), S William Moore (hip), DE Osi Umenyiora (knee), WR Roddy White (hamstring, ankle). PROBABLE: LB Akeem Dent (ankle), C Joe Hawley (elbow), DT Peria Jerry (toe), G Garrett Reynolds (knee), RB Jason Snelling (ankle).

Schedule/Results

OpponentTimeTV
September
8At New OrleansL 23-17
15St. LouisW 31-24
22At MiamiL 27-23
29New EnglandL 30-23
October
7N.Y. JetsL 30-28
13Bye
20Tampa BayW 31-23
27At ArizonaL 27-13
November
3At Carolina1FOX
10Seattle1FOX
17At Tampa Bay1*FOX
21New Orleans8:25NFL Network
December
1At Buffalo4:05*FOX
8At Green Bay8:30NBC
15Washington1*FOX
23At San Francisco8:40ESPN
29Carolina1*FOX

NOTE: * Time subject to change.

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