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  1. NFL free agency: Numerical needs (NFC)

    ESPN Stats & Information

    ESPN Stats & Information's video analysis data has revealed needs that may not be apparent through traditional statistics. Here's a team-by-team look at areas of need for each NFC team heading into free agency. NFC East Dallas Cowboys: defens...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  2. Eight stats to know: NFC championship

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesMatt Ryan and Tony Gonzalez are hoping to repeat the celebration from their last win over the 49ers. The Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers will meet in the first of the two conference championship games on Sunday at 3 ...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  3. Final Word: NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Five nuggets of knowledge about the Week 15 games: Good news/bad news: Coming off a loss to the Carolina Panthers, the Atlanta Falcons can take solace in the fact they've won their previous 11 games immediately after a loss. The Falcons have not l...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  4. How the Panthers beat the Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- With some help from ESPN Stats & Information, let's take a by-the-numbers look back at how the Carolina Panthers defeated the Atlanta Falcons, 30-20, on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium. The Panthers tore the Falcons apart wit...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  5. Falcons thwart what Brees does best

    ESPN Stats & Information

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has had a lot to enjoy from past games against the Atlanta Falcons, winning 11 of his first 13 meetings, and setting the single-season pass yardage mark against them last season. But Thursday night was anythi...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  6. Falcons lead NFL in TDs off screens

    Pat Yasinskas

    Unless the Atlanta Falcons suddenly stop throwing screen passes, this will be my last post on the topic for the foreseeable future. That's because the Falcons, who barely threw the screen in Mike Mularkey's four years as offensive coordinator, hav...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  7. Falcons' statistical superlatives

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- With some help from ESPN Stats & Information and the Atlanta Falcons' media-relations department, let's take a look at the Falcons' statistical superlatives from Sunday's 30-28 victory against the Carolina Panthers. The Carolina de...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  8. Falcons light it up with screen passes

    Pat Yasinskas

    Those of you that followed this blog in recent years know I frequently took the Atlanta Falcons to task for not using the screen pass more often. That's only because they deserved it. In 2011, Matt Ryan completed 16-of-20 screen passes for 68 y...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  9. Looking back at Sunday by the numbers

    Pat Yasinskas

    BUFORD, Ga. -- I've set up temporary NFC South Blog headquarters here because it was a convenient and familiar stop on the way down from Charlotte on Sunday night. This is usually where I stay when I visit the Falcons during training camp at their ne...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  10. Novel concept for the Atlanta Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    ESPN Stats & Information has put out its first packet of the season of league leaders in various statistical categories. I'll share many of them with you at different times over the coming days, but I wanted to start with one that really jumpe...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  11. Falcons up to 68 yards on screens

    Pat Yasinskas

    Call it icing on the cake, padding the stats or whatever you want. But the Atlanta Falcons now are up to a whopping 68 total yards on screen passes. Yep, the Falcons gained seven yards on a screen in their victory against Jacksonville. For those w...

    Blog | December 22, 2011
  12. Play action a big deal for Falcons, Saints

    Pat Yasinskas

    As we look ahead to Monday night's game between the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons, we should probably start thinking about play-action passing. It will be strength against strength because the Saints and Falcons both excel in this area. ...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  13. Falcons up to 62 yards on screen passes

    Pat Yasinskas

    Congratulations to the Atlanta Falcons. They have blown past the 60-yard mark on screen passes for the season. Yep, the Falcons now have completed 14 of 16 screen passes for 62 yards, according to ESPN Stats & Information. They've all been thr...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  14. Falcons, Saints thrive on play action

    Pat Yasinskas

    I've always said running back Michael Turner is the key to Atlanta's offense. I think the Atlanta Falcons still were trying to figure out exactly what they wanted to be offensively early in the season. They were trying to work in rookie receiver J...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  15. Stat of the week

    Pat Yasinskas

    Maybe if the Atlanta Falcons hadn't talked so much about how they wanted to improve their downfield passing, this wouldn't seem like such a big deal. Then again, silence on the issue wouldn't have mattered because the Falcons have taken a big step ba...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  16. Falcons aren't using screen pass

    Pat Yasinskas

    Since it seems like just about everyone is second-guessing the Atlanta Falcons these days, might as well join the club. I could go in any number of directions here, but I'm going to go with the screen pass. Might not sound like a big deal, but it'...

    Blog | October 05, 2011