Moneyball 2014 – Weeks 1-4 Stats

The first quarter of the 2014 Atlanta Falcons season is complete and let’s take a look at the cumulative stats through the first four games according to Moneyball metrics.

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PASSING1stD3rdC20+40+TDPTINTSkdTOTALS
Matt Ryan289162101350$59.00
T.J. Yates02010110$2.00

This quarter was the third-most productive quarter of Matt Ryan’s career, only eclipsed by the first four games of 2013 ($67) and 2012 ($60).

RUSHING5+10+1stD3rdCYAC 5+TDMHTOTALS
Steven Jackson9522210$27.00
Antone Smith2301120$14.00
Jacquizz Rodgers2112010$9.00
Matt Ryan2201000$7.00
Devin Hester0100110$5.00
Devonta Freeman2100000$4.00

Jackson matched his third quarter total from a year ago where he earned $27. He finished the 2013 season, earning $29 over the final four games.

RECEIVING1stD3rdC20+40+10+ YACTDDropTOTALS
Julio Jones5391231$26.00
Roddy White5330123$13.00
Devin Hester2230310$12.00
Harry Douglas5110011$8.00
Patrick DiMarco1100210$6.00
Antone Smith1001110$6.00
Levine Toilolo5000113$5.00
Jacquizz Rodgers2000200$4.00
Eric Weems1001000$3.00
Devonta Freeman0100101$1.00
Steven Jackson1000000$1.00
Courtney Roby0100000$1.00

Roddy’s production mirrors his production during the third quarter of 2013, where he earned $12 in his first four games back from injury before finishing the year strong with $22 earned over the final four games.

BLOCKINGKB RunKB CatchKB 1stKB 3rdKB TDKB PassMBSkQBPHurTOTALS
Jon Asamoah2020201013$12.00
Joe Hawley2001000001$11.00
Justin Blalock2000001030.5$6.00
Jake Matthews0000101014.5$5.00
Patrick DiMarco0011301000$4.00
Lamar Holmes100000014.55$4.00
Levine Toilolo0010201021$2.00
Roddy White1000100000$2.00
Steven Jackson0000010001$1.00
Julio Jones0000100000$1.00
Peter Konz0010001000$0.00
Gabe Carimi000000115.54-$1.00
Devonta Freeman0000000100-$1.00
Antone Smith0000000101-$1.00

The Falcons have only had one blocker over the past three seasons earn at least $10 in any quarter, which came in the first four games of 2012 when Blalock earned $10.

PENALTIESFumFumLPen <15Pen 15+TOTALS
Devin Hester0021-$4.00
Robert Alford0011-$3.00
Gabe Carimi0030-$3.00
Robert McClain0030-$3.00
Jon Asamoah0020-$2.00
Joplo Bartu0001-$2.00
Justin Blalock0020-$2.00
Matt Bosher0020-$2.00
Devonta Freeman0100-$2.00
Joe Hawley0020-$2.00
Lamar Holmes0001-$2.00
Julio Jones0100-$2.00
Jake Matthews0020-$2.00
William Moore0001-$2.00
Jacquizz Rodgers00001-$2.00
Antone Smith0100-$2.00
Levine Toilolo0100-$2.00
Desmond Trufant0020-$2.00
Eric Weems0001-$2.00
Roddy White0001-$2.00
Kroy Biermann0010-$1.00
Kemal Ishmael0010-$1.00
Nate Stupar0010-$1.00
DEFENSETFLTk3rdFFFRMTMT TDKBdStopTDTOTALS
Corey Peters200000020$7.00
Tyson Jackson000000030$5.00
Jonathan Babineaux100000320$3.50
Kroy Biermann200010460$3.50
Malliciah Goodman00.510000.50.50$3.50
Joplo Bartu1002101.52.50$3.00
Osi Umenyiora000000010$3.00
Prince Shembo01000012.50$2.50
Paul Soliai20000022.50$2.50
Devin Hester001100000$2.00
Kemal Ishmael000001121$2.00
Stansly Maponga000100000$1.00
Nate Stupar000000010$1.00
Desmond Trufant020001110$1.00
William Moore00102001.50$0.50
Dezmen Southward00000000.50$0.50
Jonathan Massaquoi00000042.50-$0.50
Robert Alford100000000-$1.00
Ra'Shede Hageman000000200-$2.00
Dwight Lowery1.50011023.50-$2.00
Robert McClain000030010-$3.00
Paul Worrilow0.51.51040990-$3.00
DEFENSESkQBPQBHHurPDPD3rdINTBCBC TDTOTALS
Corey Peters102100000$7.00
Tyson Jackson010010000$5.00
Jonathan Babineaux02.51200000$3.50
Kroy Biermann00.51100010$3.50
Malliciah Goodman011300000$3.50
Osi Umenyiora0112.500000$3.00
Prince Shembo001100010$2.50
Paul Soliai000100000$2.50
Kemal Ishmael000000110$2.00
Julio Jones000010000$1.00
Stansly Maponga1001.500010$1.00
Desmond Trufant000221030$1.00
Jonathan Massaquoi100200000-$0.50
Robert Alford000041023-$1.00
Ra'Shede Hageman000100000-$2.00
Dwight Lowery000110060-$2.00
Robert McClain010100140-$3.00
Paul Worrilow000200020-$3.00
KICKINGFGM <50FGM 50+FGx <45FGx <35PATxTBTOTALS
Matt Bosher0000013$13.00
Matt Bryant220000$6.00
PUNTINGIn10In5FC In20TBBlkTOTALS
Matt Bosher30320$4.00
SPECIAL TEAMS20+ PR35+ KORTDST PRST KORBlkOKRSnapTOTALS
Devin Hester21100000$5.00
Malliciah Goodman00001000$1.00
Nate Stupar00001000$1.00
Eric Weems00001000$1.00
Patrick DiMarco0000.50000$0.50
Josh Harris0000.50000$0.50
GLOSSARY 
10+10+ yard run
10+ YAC10+ yards after catch reception
1stD1st Down
20+20+ yard pass/catch
20+ PRPunt Return over 20 yards
35+ KORKickoff Return over 35 yards
3rdC3rd Down Conversion
40+40+ yard pass/catch
5+5+ yard run
BCBlown Coverage on 3rd down/20+ yd catch
BC TDBlown Coverage on touchdown
BlkBlocked kick/punt
FC In20Fair Catch inside 20 yard line
FFForced Fumble
FGM <50Field Goal Made under 50 yards
FGM 50+Field Goal Made over 50 yards
FGx <35Field Goal Missed under 35 yards
FGx <45Field Goal Missed under 45 yards
FRFumble Recovery
FumFumble
FumLFumble Lost
HurHurry
In10Punt inside 10 yard line
In5Punt inside 5 yard line
INTInterception
KB 1stKey Block on 1st down
KB 3rdKey Block on 3rd down conversion
KB CatchKey Block on 20+ yard catch
KB PassKey Block in pass protection
KB RunKey Block on 10+ yard run
KB TDKey Block on touchdown
KBdKey Blocked
MBMissed Block
MHMissed Hole
MTMissed Tackle on 1st down
MT TDMissed Tackle on touchdown
OKROnside kick recovery
PATxPoint After Touchdown Missed
PDPass Defended
PD3rdPass Defended on 3rd down
Pen <15Penalty under 15 yards
Pen 15+Penalty over 15 yards
PTPoor Throw
QBHQB Hit
QBPQB Pressure
SkSack
SkdSacked
SnapBotched Snap/hold
ST KORSpecial teams tackle on kickoff return under 20 yards
ST PRSpecial teams tackle on punt return under 5 yards
TBTouchback
TDTouchdown
TFLTackle for loss
Tk 3rd3rd down stop
YAC 5+5+ yards after contact carry

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