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Atlanta Falcons

Stadium: Georgia Dome | Coach: Mike Smith
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense12th93.1 (25th)269.5 (7th)
Defense32nd125.8 (23rd)284.1 (32nd)

Next Game

Sun, November 30, 4:05 PM EST
Georgia Dome
TV: FOX
Arizona Cardinals
at
Atlanta Falcons

Schedule

Sun Sep 7
W 37 - 34NO
Recap
Sun Sep 14
L 24 - 10at CIN
Recap
Thu Sep 18
W 56 - 14TB
Recap
Sun Sep 28
L 41 - 28at MIN
Recap
Sun Oct 5
L 30 - 20at NYG
Recap
Sun Oct 12
L 27 - 13CHI
Recap
Sun Oct 19
L 29 - 7at BAL
Recap
Sun Oct 26
L 22 - 21DET
Recap
Sun Nov 9
W 27 - 17at TB
Recap
Sun Nov 16
W 19 - 17at CAR
Recap
Sun Nov 23
L 26 - 24CLE
Recap
4:05 pm EST
Sun Nov 30
FOXARI
Preview
8:30 pm EST
Mon Dec 8
at GB
1:00 pm EST
Sun Dec 14
PIT
1:00 pm EST
Sun Dec 21
at NO
1:00 pm EST
Sun Dec 28
CAR

Standings

NFC
South
Overall
W-L-T
Division
W-L-T
Atlanta4-7-04-0-0
New Orleans4-7-02-1-0
Carolina3-7-11-2-0
Tampa Bay2-9-00-4-0
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Falcons' Roddy White misses practice with ankle injury
by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com

Falcons coach Mike Smith said Roddy White missed practice Wednesday with an ankle injury, according to ESPN reporter Vaughn McClure. 

White has 56 catches for 662 yards and five touchdowns this year and his coming off of a nine-catch, 96-yard performance last week against the Browns. 

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Falcons S William Moore will return to practice this week
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Falcons coach Mike Smith told reporters safety William Moore will return to full contact practice this week, per the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Moore, who is on IR with a shoulder injury, is eligible to return Week 12 against Arizona.

"We will see how he makes it through the week," Smith said. "He will be eligible to return to game activity. If everything goes well, we sure will welcome him back with open arms because he's a very good player for us."

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Roddy White continues to outperform Julio Jones
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

Though Julio Jones found the end zone finally Week 12 against Cleveland, giving him his first touchdown since Week 3 against Tampa Bay, he was once again outperformed by fellow Falcons wide receiver Roddy White -- not so much in terms of Fantasy points, since touchdowns have so much of the say in that, but certainly in terms of sustainable production. While Jones had five catches for 68 yards, White led the team with nine for 96.

And it's hardly a new development. Over the Falcons' last six games, Jones has averaged 5.3 catches for 71.3 yards. White, meanwhile, has averaged 6.7 catches for 74.8 yards -- and with the touchdowns to boot.

Maybe the comparison between Jones and White is pointless in Fantasy since few owners would honestly be deciding between the two, but the simple acknowledgment that White is the better play right now should change your perspective on both. If White is a No. 2 wide receiver in Fantasy, then Jones is no better than that. Likewise, if you'd never consider sitting Jones in Fantasy, then you probably shouldn't consider sitting White anymore either.

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Falcons kicker Matt Bryant makes 53-yard FG in Week 12 loss
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Falcons kicker Matt Bryant had one field goal and three extra points during a 26-24 loss Week 12 vs. Cleveland. 

Bryant gave Atlanta a late lead when he booted a 53-yard field goal with 44 seconds left, putting Atlanta ahead 24-23. It was his only field-goal attempt Sunday.

The Falcons are back in action Week 13 vs. Arizona.

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Falcons WR Julio Jones puts end to scoring slump
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones recorded a touchdown for the first time in eight games during a 26-24 loss Week 12 vs. Cleveland. Jones, who was targeted a team-high 13 times, finished with five catches for 68 yards.

Jones opened the scoring with a 24-yard touchdown catch with 5:53 left in the first quarter. It was his fourth touchdown catch this season and 24th career touchdown reception.

The Falcons are back in action Week 13 vs. Arizona.

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