Falcons Planning on Playoff Spot

By Fabrizio, Tony | The Florida Times Union, August 25, 1996 | Go to article overview

Falcons Planning on Playoff Spot


Fabrizio, Tony, The Florida Times Union


ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Falcons allowed the most passing yards in

NFL history and still made the playoffs last year.

How? They had a 4,000-yard passer in Jeff George, a 1,000-yard

rusher in Craig Heyward, three 1,000-yard receivers in Eric

Metcalf, Terance Mathis and Bert Emanuel and a spectacular

kicker in Morten Andersen, who set a league record with eight

field goals from beyond 50 yards.

Those six players return this season, and the defense has been

helped by the addition of linebacker Cornelius Bennett from

Buffalo, safety Patrick Bates from Oakland and the return of

injured cornerback Anthony Phillips.

Despite getting little respect from national media, the Falcons

should be in the playoff hunt again, and, with a little luck,

could nudge closer to San Francisco in the NFC West.

Even with a still-shaky secondary.

"We know the offense is going to score points, so it's the

defense that's going to decide what we accomplish this year,"

said linebacker Jessie Tuggle. "We feel like we're going to get

the job done. If we don't make the playoffs and get a homefield

game, it's going to be a major disappointment."

Coach June Jones returns for a third season after going 7-9 and

9-7 with a playoff loss to Green Bay. …

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