ScheduleAll times ET

2015 Schedule
6-4, 2nd in NFC South
Jason Getz/USA TODAY Sports

What to expect in Vikings-Falcons

Atlanta has struggled lately, but Matt Ryan has never lost three straight at home. Who will prevail in a battle of wild-card hopefuls? Our NFL Nation bloggers debate. Week 12 predictions

Stats & Info

Can Falcons halt skid?

Losers of three in a row and four out of the last five, the Atlanta Falcons only have a 44 percent chance to take down the visiting Minnesota Vikings, according to ESPN's Football Power Index.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons coach Dan Quinn said RB Devonta Freeman (concussion), K Matt Bryant (quad), and WR Leonard Hankerson (hamstring) out Sunday vs. Vikings. Rookie Tevin Coleman to replace Freeman; vet Shayne Graham replaces Bryant.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Leonard Hankerson (hamstring) with helmet but working on side today. No Freeman (concussion) or Bryant (quad). Shayne Graham excused (funeral).

Devonta Freeman won't practice due to concussion (0:54)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

New Falcons K Shayne Graham will be away from team Friday for his father's funeral.

Vikings' defense will hold off Falcons (0:54)
Matt Ryan tired of questions about health (1:28)
AP Photo/John Bazemore

Falcons' emergency QB: Eric Weems

Atlanta's jack-of-all-trades wideout does a little bit of everything for the Falcons. That role could include going under center if disaster struck mid-game. Emergency QBs

AP Photo

Woodson among 32 sportsmanship nominees

Veterans Charles Woodson, Philip Rivers and Calvin Johnson are among 32 players nominated for the Art Rooney Award that honors sportsmanship in the NFL.

What you need to know for Week 12 (1:00)
Scott Cunningham/Getty Images

Falcons' stock not far from free fall

Atlanta's 5-0 start sure seems like a distant memory. By losing four of their last five games, the Falcons have cut their playoff odds in half, per FPI. Stock up, stock down

Where are the Falcons Fans?: Part II (2:47)
Jason Getz/USA Today Sports

Falcons' playoff hopes slipping away

Atlanta isn't out of it yet, but the failure to take advantage of an easy schedule could prove costly. Football Outsiders likes the Seahawks to beat the Falcons out for the No. 6 seed in the NFC. Playoff projections (Insider)

AP Photo/David Goldman

Good news, bad news for Julio Jones

Julio Jones will enjoy a pair of "soft" matchups over the next two weeks, but his owners should be aware of Atlanta's two showdowns with Carolina (Josh Norman) during Weeks 14 and 16, or what serves as the fantasy playoffs for most leagues. Fantasy 32 (Insider)

Team Stats

Passing Yards287.05th
Rushing Yards112.514th
Points For25.08th
Points Against21.412th

ESPN Fan Shop Powered By

  • Nike Toddler Home Game Jersey Atlanta Falcons Matt Ryan #2Shop

  • Nike Boys' Home Game Jersey Atlanta Falcons Matt Ryan #2Shop