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
10.5 Total Offense 7.5
24.6 Total Defense 24.5
8.5 Passing Offense 5.3
22.6 Passing Defense 19.4
18.7 Rushing Offense 11.3
20.3 Rushing Defense 26.8
10.8 Receiving Offense 10.5
22.3 Receiving Defense 19.0
19.2 Punting 21.7
14.5 Return 26.2
16.5 Kicking 28.0

Total Offense Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Points/Game 24.9 10 26.0 9
Total Yds/Game 382.9 7 422.6 2
Giveaways 20 12 23 23
Total 1st Downs 296 14 353 1
3rd Down Efficiency 44.1% 13 48.0% 7
4th Down Efficiency 53.8% 7 50.0% 14
Total TDs 37 10 44 5
Scoring Efficiency 40.9% 9 41.4% 7
3 and Out Drives 32 12 25 6
Penalties 85 9 75 4
Penalty Yds 740 13 630 4
Avg Total Off. Rank 10.5 7.5

Total Defense Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Points/Game 26.4 28 26.7 29
Opp. Total Yds/Game 409.9 32 390.1 31
Takeaways 24 8 16 29
Opp. Total 1st Downs 319 31 309 27
Opp. 3rd Down Efficiency 46.9% 25 45.4% 24
Opp. 4th Down Efficiency 60.0% 4 50.0% 10
Opp. Total TDs 37 22 39 28
Opp. Scoring Efficiency 44.3% 31 43.7% 30
Opp. 3 and Out Drives 21 31 19 32
Opp. Penalties 83 30 95 14
Opp. Penalty Yds 683 29 802 15
Avg Total Def. Rank 24.6 24.5

Passing Offense Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 545 6 574 3
Total Completions 359 5 402 1
Completion Pct. 65.9 8 70.0 1
Passing Yds/Game 298.3 4 311.3 3
Yds/Attempts 7.66 7 7.59 9
Passing TDs 27 10 31 5
INTs Thrown 13 17 12 16
QB Rating 95.5 8 101.4 5
Passing 1st Downs 205 6 224 2
Sacks Allowed 25 10 23 7
Sacks Yds Allowed 170 13 133 6
Avg Passing Off. Rank 8.5 5.3

Passing Defense Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 503 20 483 9
Opp. Total Completions 319 20 297 9
Opp. Completion Pct. 63.4 18 61.5 13
Opp. Passing Yds/Game 299.4 32 269.3 26
Opp. Yds/Attempts 8.33 32 7.81 27
Opp. Passing TDs 18 5 24 19
Interceptions 14 11 11 20
Opp. QB Rating 90.0 17 92.9 22
Opp. Passing 1st Downs 198 30 181 21
Sacks 16 32 31 23
Sacks Yds 96 32 170 24
Avg Passing Def. Rank 22.6 19.4

Rushing Offense Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 334 28 365 20
Rushing Yds/Game 96.7 25 120.8 10
Yds/Carry 4.1 16 4.6 5
Rushing TDs 10 15 13 9
Rushing 1st Downs 70 25 94 8
Rushing Fumbles 3 3 6 16
Avg Rushing Off. Rank 18.7 11.3

Rushing Defense Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 397 22 382 17
Opp. Rushing Yds/Game 117.4 19 132.9 29
Opp. Yds/Carry 4.1 13 4.9 31
Opp. Rushing TDs 19 32 15 29
Opp. Rushing 1st Downs 95 25 100 29
Opp. Rushing Fumbles 7 11 4 26
Avg Rushing Def. Rank 20.3 26.8

Receiving Offense Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Receptions 359 5 402 1
Receiving Yds/Game 298.3 4 311.3 3
Yds/Reception 11.6 16 10.8 26
Receiving TDs 27 10 31 5
Receiving 1st Downs 205 6 224 2
Receiving Fumbles 6 24 6 26
Avg Receiving Off. Rank 10.8 10.5

Receiving Defense Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Receptions 319 20 297 9
Opp. Receiving Yds/Game 299.4 32 269.3 26
Opp. Yds/Receptions 13.1 31 12.7 28
Opp. Receiving TDs 18 5 24 19
Opp. Receiving 1st Downs 198 30 181 21
Opp. Receiving Fumbles 4 16 5 11
Avg Receiving Def. Rank 22.3 19.0

Punting Stats Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Punts 57 24 51 30
Punting Yds 2596 25 2334 29
Punting Average 45.5 11 45.8 9
Inside 20 19 24 17 30
Touchbacks 4 20 5 17
Blocked 0 1 0 11
Net Punting Average 39.9 10 42.6 4
Avg Punting Stats Rank 19.2 21.7

Return Stats Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Kick Returns 45 4 17 31
Kick Return Yds 1018 5 404 30
Kick Returns for TD 0 6 0 21
Punt Returns 16 32 17 31
Punt Return Yds 237 16 131 31
Punt Returns for TD 1 24 0 13
Avg Returns Stats Rank 14.5 26.2

Kicking Stats Falcons Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Extra Points Made 37 12 41 7
Extra Points Pct. 37/37 100.0 12 41/42 97.6 7
Field Goals Made 25 11 19 25
Field Goal Pct. 25/28, 89.3 11 19/22, 86.4 25
FG 1-19 0/0, 0 9 0/0, 0 21
FG 20-29 9/9, 100.0 6 6/6, 100.0 17
FG 30-39 3/3, 100.0 29 9/9, 100.0 10
FG 40-49 7/7, 0 8 3/5, 0 31
FG 50+ 6/9, 66.7 1 1/2, 50.0 25
Avg Kicking Stats Rank 16.5 28.0

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