Atlanta Falcons: Week 5 NFL Power Rankings (#2)

Last week: 2 (+0)

Record: 4-0

Well, it wasn’t pretty, but the Falcons got their 4th win to become the NFL’s 3rd 4-0 team this season. Arizona is think is a complete fluke, but both Houston and Atlanta are for real and it wouldn’t surprise me at all to see these two teams in the Super Bowl. Houston has the edge right now because none of their games have been really close. Plus, they have the yards per play differential edge and I think they’re more well rounded. Atlanta’s defense looked awfully leaky last week. That could eventually be their downfall.

Studs

RB Michael Turner: Rushed for 103 yards (52 after contact) on 13 carries, 11 broken tackles, allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 4 pass block snaps, caught 3 passes for 68 yards and a touchdown on 5 attempts, 1 drop

WR Roddy White: Caught 8 passes for 169 yards and 2 touchdowns on 11 attempts on 49 pass snaps, 1.0 YAC per catch, 1 drop

RE John Abraham: Allowed 1 sack and 3 quarterback hurries on 28 pass rush snaps, 3 solo tackles, 3 stops, 1 missed tackle

Duds

RT Tyson Clabo: Allowed 3 sacks, 1 quarterback hit, and 5 quarterback hurries on 50 pass block snaps, run blocked for 25 yards on 4 attempts

WR Julio Jones: Caught 1 pass for 30 yards on 8 attempts on 45 pass plays, 1 interception when thrown to

CB Dunta Robinson: Allowed 7 catches for 110 yards and 2 touchdowns on 7 attempts, 5 solo tackles, 2 stops, 1 missed tackle

SS William Moore: Allowed 4 catches for 61 yards on 4 attempts, 5 solo tackles, 3 stops, 2 missed tackles, 1 quarterback hurry on 4 blitzes

DT Peria Jerry: Did not record a pressure on 17 pass rush snaps, 1 solo tackle

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