Moneyball – Week 5 Review

A strong performance for the Falcons, taking advantage of a lot of early opportunities.

Here are the offensive numbers. There was a holding call that did not get attributed to any player officially. I gave it to Blalock from the looks of it.

Michael Turner$0$16$0$0$0-$1$2$17.00
Matt Ryan$12$2$0$0$0$0$2$16.00
Roddy White$0$0$13$0$0-$3$2$12.00
Todd McClure$0$0$0$3$0$0$2$5.00
Jerious Norwood$0$5$0$0$0-$2$2$5.00
Michael Jenkins$0$0$2$0$0$0$2$4.00
Justin Peelle$0$0$2$2$0-$1$2$4.00
Jason Snelling$0$2$0$1$0-$1$2$4.00
Sam Baker$0$0$0$1$0$0$2$3.00
Justin Blalock$0$0$0$2$0-$1$2$3.00
Harvey Dahl$0$0$0$1$0$0$2$3.00
Brian Finneran$0$0$1$0$0$0$1$2.00
Eric Weems$0$0$0$0$1$0$1$2.00
Marty Booker$0$0$0$0$0$0$1$1.00
Tyson Clabo$0$0$0$1$0-$2$2$1.00
Ovie Mughelli$0$0$0$0$0$0$1$1.00
Brett Romberg$0$0$0$0$0$0$1$1.00
Will Svitek$0$0$0$0$0$0$1$1.00
Keith Zinger$0$0$0$0$0$0$1$1.00
Tony Gonzalez$0$0$1$0$0-$3$2$0.00

Defensively, the team was disruptive. It was interesting to see them in nickel almost every snap. Brent Grimes played almost every snap from my count. The team got a lot of pressure on Shaun Hill, but several times I didn’t give any defender credit because it seemed like Hill had happy feet and was anticipating the rush more so than actually feeling it. Hill basically played scared. I think Hill is a good player, but the San Fran offense was completely out of sync and not at all prepared for this game.

Kroy Biermann$5$0$0$2$7.00
Jamaal Anderson$4$0$0$2$6.00
Mike Peterson$3.5$0$0$2$5.50
Michael Koenen$0$4$0$1$5.00
Brian Williams$2$0$0$2$4.00
Coy Wire$0.5$2$0$1$3.50
John Abraham$1$0$0$2$3.00
Jonathan Babineaux$1$0$0$2$3.00
Thomas Johnson$1$0$0$2$3.00
Curtis Lofton$1$0$0$2$3.00
Thomas DeCoud$0$0$0$2$2.00
Jason Elam$0$1$0$1$2.00
Chris Houston$1$0-$1$2$2.00
Trey Lewis$1$0$0$1$2.00
Stephen Nicholas$0$1$0$1$2.00
Erik Coleman-$0.5$0$0$2$1.50
Brent Grimes-$0.5$0$0$2$1.50
Sam Baker$1$0$0$0$1.00
Chauncey Davis$0$0$0$1$1.00
Tony Gilbert$0$0$0$1$1.00
Chevis Jackson$0$0$0$1$1.00
Todd McClure$1$0$0$0$1.00
William Moore$0$0$0$1$1.00
Chris Owens$0$0$0$1$1.00
Roddy White$1$0$0$0$1.00
Lawrence Sidbury-$1$0$0$1$0.00

Noteworthy Stats from Week 5:

Dropped Passes (2): Gonzalez
Poor Throws (6): Ryan
QB Pressures Allowed (1): Blalock
Missed Blocks (5): Baker, Dahl, Clabo, Gonzalez, Snelling
QB Pressures (6): Anderson (2), Biermann (2), Peterson (1), Williams (1)
Missed Tackles (2): Grimes (1), Sidbury (1)

I’ll post the stats from the first four weeks next week.

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Author: Aaron Freeman

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