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Falcons First Down Offense


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Analysis of the Falcons' offense on first down through the first three weeks of the season

Total First Down Plays 75

First Down Runs - 44

First Down Passes - 31

First Down Run Percentage 58.7

First Down Pass Percentage 41.3ll

First Down Rushing Totals

Attempts - 44

Yards Gained - 140

Yards Per Attempt - 3.2

Rushing Breakdown by Runner

Michael Turner

Attempts - 39

Yards - 102

Yards Per Attempt - 2.6

Jason Snelling

Attempts - 4

Yards - 32

Yards Per Attempt - 8.0

Jerious Norwood

Attempts - 1

Yards - 6

Yards Per Attempt - 6.0

First Down Passing Totals

Attempts - 31

Completions - 23

Completion Percentage - 74.2

Passing Yards - 251

Yards Per Attempt - 8.1

Sacked - 0

Passing Breakdown by Receiver

Tony Gonzalez

Attempts - 6

Completions - 6

Yards - 89

Yards Per Attempt - 14.8

Michael Jenkins

Attempts - 8

Completions - 5

Yards - 72

Yards Per Attempt - 9.0

Roddy White

Attempts - 10

Completions - 7

Yards - 45

Yards Per Attempt - 4.5

Brian Finneran

Attempts - 2

Completions - 2

Yards - 23

Yards Per Attempt - 11.5

Ovie Mughelli

Attempts - 2

Completions - 2

Yards - 22

Yards Per Attempt - 11.0

Turner

Attempts - 1

Completions - 1

Yards - 5.0

Yards Per Attempt - 5.0

Jason Snelling

Attempts - 1

Completions - 0

Yards - 0

Yards Per Attempt - 0

Thrown Away (no receiver listed) - 1

My conclusion - running Michael Turner on first down is not working. In fact note that Turner has 26 carries for 124 yards, a healthy 4.7 YPA, when running on 2nd, 3rd and 4th downs. I am all for establishing the run but this has got to change.

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