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Atlanta Falcons (7-9)


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Deion Jones says Falcons defense has 'chip on our shoulders'

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Defense looked to be a rising strength for the Atlanta Falcons in their 2016 Super Bowl season and especially in their return to the playoffs in 2017.

A wave of devastating injuries that began with the opening game of 2018 crushed that momentum.

Now that the injured players are healing, linebacker Deion Jones said the Falcons' defense has to prove itself again.

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NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
xyz-New Orleans 1330.813
Atlanta 790.438
Carolina 790.438
Tampa Bay 5110.313
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: M. Ryan4924
Pass TDs: M. Ryan35
Rush Yds: T. Coleman800
Rush TDs: T. Coleman4
Rec Yds: J. Jones1677
Rec TDs: C. Ridley10
Int: D. Kazee7
Sacks: T. McKinley7.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 6226 (6)
Passing Yards: 4949 (4)
Rushing Yards: 1573 (27)
Points per game: 25.9 (10)
Yards per game: 389.1 (6)
Touchdowns: 47 (8)
Field Goals: 25 (16)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 6152 (28)
Passing Yards: 4408 (27)
Rushing Yards: 1999 (25)
Points per game: 26.4 (25)
Yards per game: 384.5 (28)
Touchdowns: 49 (28)
Field Goals: 22 (7)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/3 J. Thompson signed
6/3 A. Laguda cut
5/29 D. Johnson cut
5/29 D. Joseph signed
5/29 A. Larkin signed
5/23 S. Means on IR Achilles
5/16 C. Lindstrom signed/draft choice Four-year contract (fifth-year option)
5/14 A. Levitre retired
5/14 J. Langford on IR undisclosed
5/11 T. Brooks-James signed
Injuries
Date Player Status
5/23 S. Means Achilles (IR)
5/14 J. Langford undisclosed (IR)
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