Our Head-to-Head feature is based on season stats. Check marks were given to the team with a higher ranking for that particular category.

Falcons Average Team Rankings Saints
14.0 Total Offense 7.1
22.1 Total Defense 10.7
11.0 Passing Offense 5.0
23.5 Passing Defense 8.0
23.7 Rushing Offense 20.3
25.3 Rushing Defense 17.7
14.2 Receiving Offense 4.0
16.8 Receiving Defense 6.3
25.0 Punting 19.7
17.8 Return 23.2
25.3 Kicking 24.0

Total Offense Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Points/Game 22.1 20 25.9 10
Total Yds/Game 343.1 14 399.4 4
Giveaways 28 21 19 4
Total 1st Downs 330 9 359 4
3rd Down Efficiency 43.0% 11 43.9% 2
4th Down Efficiency 42.9% 17 47.4% 8
Total TDs 37 18 49 3
Scoring Efficiency 34.1% 16 40.3% 6
3 and Out Drives 38 7 38 10
Penalties 91 9 95 11
Penalty Yds 788 12 817 16
Avg Total Off. Rank 14.0 7.1

Total Defense Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Points/Game 27.7 27 19.0 4
Opp. Total Yds/Game 379.4 27 305.7 4
Takeaways 21 24 19 29
Opp. Total 1st Downs 326 16 274 1
Opp. 3rd Down Efficiency 45.9% 28 34.7% 4
Opp. 4th Down Efficiency 63.6% 14 33.3% 8
Opp. Total TDs 45 25 31 6
Opp. Scoring Efficiency 45.1% 32 30.4% 8
Opp. 3 and Out Drives 35 28 52 5
Opp. Penalties 104 12 91 25
Opp. Penalty Yds 885 10 750 24
Avg Total Def. Rank 22.1 10.7

Passing Offense Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 659 3 651 4
Total Completions 445 3 446 2
Completion Pct. 67.5 4 68.5 2
Passing Yds/Game 265.2 7 307.4 2
Yds/Attempts 6.44 16 7.55 5
Passing TDs 26 11 39 2
INTs Thrown 17 19 12 11
QB Rating 89.5 11 104.5 3
Passing 1st Downs 227 4 244 2
Sacks Allowed 44 20 37 10
Sacks Yds Allowed 298 23 244 12
Avg Passing Off. Rank 11.0 5.0

Passing Defense Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 516 5 507 3
Opp. Total Completions 341 14 304 2
Opp. Completion Pct. 66.1 28 60.0 16
Opp. Passing Yds/Game 243.6 21 194.1 2
Opp. Yds/Attempts 7.55 30 6.12 9
Opp. Passing TDs 31 29 20 6
Interceptions 10 29 12 25
Opp. QB Rating 102.4 31 83.6 14
Opp. Passing 1st Downs 196 17 168 3
Sacks 32 29 49 4
Sacks Yds 231 25 336 4
Avg Passing Def. Rank 23.5 8.0

Rushing Offense Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 321 32 391 26
Rushing Yds/Game 77.9 32 92.1 25
Yds/Carry 3.9 24 3.8 25
Rushing TDs 11 21 10 24
Rushing 1st Downs 64 31 87 21
Rushing Fumbles 2 2 1 1
Avg Rushing Off. Rank 23.7 20.3

Rushing Defense Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 455 26 387 6
Opp. Rushing Yds/Game 135.8 31 111.6 19
Opp. Yds/Carry 4.8 31 4.6 28
Opp. Rushing TDs 14 18 11 13
Opp. Rushing 1st Downs 102 22 82 8
Opp. Rushing Fumbles 5 24 3 32
Avg Rushing Def. Rank 25.3 17.7

Receiving Offense Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Receptions 445 3 446 2
Receiving Yds/Game 283.8 4 322.6 2
Yds/Reception 10.2 32 11.6 14
Receiving TDs 26 11 39 2
Receiving 1st Downs 227 4 244 2
Receiving Fumbles 8 31 1 2
Avg Receiving Off. Rank 14.2 4.0

Receiving Defense Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Receptions 341 14 304 2
Opp. Receiving Yds/Game 258.0 18 215.1 3
Opp. Yds/Receptions 12.1 21 11.3 9
Opp. Receiving TDs 31 29 20 6
Opp. Receiving 1st Downs 196 17 168 3
Opp. Receiving Fumbles 6 2 4 15
Avg Receiving Def. Rank 16.8 6.3

Punting Stats Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Punts 68 27 61 31
Punting Yds 3166 25 2859 29
Punting Average 45.2 16 46.9 6
Inside 20 26 18 25 21
Touchbacks 2 28 5 18
Blocked 2 30 0 10
Net Punting Average 41.1 6 42.3 3
Avg Punting Stats Rank 25.0 19.7

Return Stats Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Kick Returns 27 29 22 32
Kick Return Yds 659 28 506 31
Kick Returns for TD 0 6 0 20
Punt Returns 30 22 32 18
Punt Return Yds 250 21 194 29
Punt Returns for TD 0 1 0 9
Avg Returns Stats Rank 17.8 23.2

Kicking Stats Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Extra Points Made 39 17 48 4
Extra Points Pct. 39/39 100.0 17 48/48 100.0 4
Field Goals Made 24 20 24 21
Field Goal Pct. 24/27, 88.9 20 24/32, 75.0 22
FG 1-19 0/0, 0 10 2/2, 100.0 3
FG 20-29 9/9, 100.0 8 6/7, 85.7 24
FG 30-39 7/8, 87.5 18 5/8, 62.5 30
FG 40-49 5/5, 0 25 10/14, 0 11
FG 50+ 3/5, 60.0 17 1/1, 100.0 25
Avg Kicking Stats Rank 25.3 24.0

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