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 Lions
14.0 Total Offense 15.0
22.1 Total Defense 16.4
11.0 Passing Offense 9.9
23.5 Passing Defense 18.3
23.7 Rushing Offense 17.8
25.3 Rushing Defense 7.7
14.2 Receiving Offense 8.5
16.8 Receiving Defense 21.3
25.0 Punting 19.2
17.8 Return 15.2
25.3 Kicking 31.5

Total Offense Falcons Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Points/Game 22.1 20 24.7 13
Total Yds/Game 343.1 14 392.1 6
Giveaways 28 21 34 30
Total 1st Downs 330 9 350 7
3rd Down Efficiency 43.0% 11 43.0% 4
4th Down Efficiency 42.9% 17 35.7% 24
Total TDs 37 18 44 7
Scoring Efficiency 34.1% 16 32.1% 20
3 and Out Drives 38 7 37 5
Penalties 91 9 110 25
Penalty Yds 788 12 925 24
Avg Total Off. Rank 14.0 15.0

Total Defense Falcons Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Points/Game 27.7 27 23.5 15
Opp. Total Yds/Game 379.4 27 346.6 16
Takeaways 21 24 22 21
Opp. Total 1st Downs 326 16 290 8
Opp. 3rd Down Efficiency 45.9% 28 30.3% 1
Opp. 4th Down Efficiency 63.6% 14 75.0% 22
Opp. Total TDs 45 25 34 9
Opp. Scoring Efficiency 45.1% 32 36.7% 23
Opp. 3 and Out Drives 35 28 50 8
Opp. Penalties 104 12 87 26
Opp. Penalty Yds 885 10 681 31
Avg Total Def. Rank 22.1 16.4

Passing Offense Falcons Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 659 3 634 5
Total Completions 445 3 371 11
Completion Pct. 67.5 4 58.5 24
Passing Yds/Game 265.2 7 280.1 3
Yds/Attempts 6.44 16 7.07 9
Passing TDs 26 11 29 8
INTs Thrown 17 19 19 20
QB Rating 89.5 11 84.2 18
Passing 1st Downs 227 4 221 6
Sacks Allowed 44 20 23 2
Sacks Yds Allowed 298 23 168 3
Avg Passing Off. Rank 11.0 9.9

Passing Defense Falcons Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 516 5 572 19
Opp. Total Completions 341 14 338 13
Opp. Completion Pct. 66.1 28 59.1 12
Opp. Passing Yds/Game 243.6 21 246.9 23
Opp. Yds/Attempts 7.55 30 6.91 19
Opp. Passing TDs 31 29 24 13
Interceptions 10 29 15 18
Opp. QB Rating 102.4 31 85.0 19
Opp. Passing 1st Downs 196 17 197 19
Sacks 32 29 33 28
Sacks Yds 231 25 249 18
Avg Passing Def. Rank 23.5 18.3

Rushing Offense Falcons Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 321 32 445 14
Rushing Yds/Game 77.9 32 112.0 17
Yds/Carry 3.9 24 4.0 22
Rushing TDs 11 21 15 11
Rushing 1st Downs 64 31 106 11
Rushing Fumbles 2 2 20 32
Avg Rushing Off. Rank 23.7 17.8

Rushing Defense Falcons Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 455 26 377 4
Opp. Rushing Yds/Game 135.8 31 99.8 6
Opp. Yds/Carry 4.8 31 4.2 19
Opp. Rushing TDs 14 18 10 9
Opp. Rushing 1st Downs 102 22 62 1
Opp. Rushing Fumbles 5 24 10 7
Avg Rushing Def. Rank 25.3 7.7

Receiving Offense Falcons Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Receptions 445 3 371 11
Receiving Yds/Game 283.8 4 290.6 3
Yds/Reception 10.2 32 12.5 4
Receiving TDs 26 11 29 8
Receiving 1st Downs 227 4 221 6
Receiving Fumbles 8 31 4 19
Avg Receiving Off. Rank 14.2 8.5

Receiving Defense Falcons Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Receptions 341 14 338 13
Opp. Receiving Yds/Game 258.0 18 262.4 24
Opp. Yds/Receptions 12.1 21 12.4 29
Opp. Receiving TDs 31 29 24 13
Opp. Receiving 1st Downs 196 17 197 19
Opp. Receiving Fumbles 6 2 1 30
Avg Receiving Def. Rank 16.8 21.3

Punting Stats Falcons Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Punts 68 27 72 25
Punting Yds 3166 25 3399 20
Punting Average 45.2 16 46.6 8
Inside 20 26 18 22 28
Touchbacks 2 28 10 4
Blocked 2 30 1 21
Net Punting Average 41.1 6 40.4 9
Avg Punting Stats Rank 25.0 19.2

Return Stats Falcons Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Kick Returns 27 29 34 23
Kick Return Yds 659 28 816 21
Kick Returns for TD 0 6 1 4
Punt Returns 30 22 38 10
Punt Return Yds 250 21 392 7
Punt Returns for TD 0 1 1 26
Avg Returns Stats Rank 17.8 15.2

Kicking Stats Falcons Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Extra Points Made 39 17 42 12
Extra Points Pct. 39/39 100.0 17 42/43 97.7 15
Field Goals Made 24 20 19 31
Field Goal Pct. 24/27, 88.9 20 19/24, 79.2 31
FG 1-19 0/0, 0 10 1/1, 100.0 5
FG 20-29 9/9, 100.0 8 5/5, 100.0 25
FG 30-39 7/8, 87.5 18 6/8, 75.0 26
FG 40-49 5/5, 0 25 4/7, 0 32
FG 50+ 3/5, 60.0 17 3/3, 100.0 12
Avg Kicking Stats Rank 25.3 31.5

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