Atlanta Falcons

Falcons Predictions

How we predict Atlanta will fare against New York
OFFENSE Falcons Jets
Passing Yards259 yds The Falcons' excellent passing offense will dominate the Jets
Excellent
Passing
VS
Average
Passing Defense
Rushing Yards95 yds The Falcons' poor rushing offense won't be a factor against the Jets
Poor
Rushing
VS
Excellent
Rushing Defense
Points25 pts The Falcons' average point scoring is matched by the Jets
Average
Scoring Ability
VS
Average
Overall Defense
Red Zone55% The Falcons' good red zone offense is matched by the Jets
Good
Red Zone Offense
VS
Good
Red Zone Defense
Touchdowns3 TDs The Falcons' average touchdown scoring is matched by the Jets
Average
TD Scoring
VS
Average
TD Defense
DEFENSE
Fumbles Caused1 fumble The Falcons' poor skill at forcing fumbles won't be a factor against the Jets
Poor
Fumble Forcing
VS
Average
Ball Security
Interceptions1 int The Falcons' average interception ability should be a factor against the Jets
Average
Picking
VS
Poor
Accuracy
Sacks2 sacks The Falcons' poor sacking ability won't be a factor against the Jets
Poor
Pass Rush
VS
Average
Offensive Line
New York Jets

Jets Predictions

How we predict New York will fare against Atlanta
OFFENSE Jets Falcons
Passing Yards215 yds The Jets' poor passing offense is matched by the Falcons
Poor
Passing
VS
Poor
Passing Defense
Rushing Yards139 yds The Jets' excellent rushing offense will dominate the Falcons
Excellent
Rushing
VS
Poor
Rushing Defense
Points21 pts The Jets' below average point scoring is matched by the Falcons
Below Average
Scoring Ability
VS
Below Average
Overall Defense
Red Zone53% The Jets' average red zone offense may be a factor against the Falcons
Average
Red Zone Offense
VS
Below Average
Red Zone Defense
Touchdowns2 TDs The Jets' below average touchdown scoring is matched by the Falcons
Below Average
TD Scoring
VS
Below Average
TD Defense
DEFENSE
Fumbles Caused1 fumble The Jets' average skill at forcing fumbles won't be a factor against the Falcons
Average
Fumble Forcing
VS
Good
Ball Security
Interceptions0 ints The Jets' below average interception ability won't be a factor against the Falcons
Below Average
Picking
VS
Average
Accuracy
Sacks2 sacks The Jets' average sacking ability may be a factor against the Falcons
Average
Pass Rush
VS
Average
Offensive Line

OFFENSE

Whose offense is better when it counts?

passing

#3 Falcons
9.1
#32 Jets
4.3
Great passing by the Falcons:
445 yds Sep 7, 2014 vs Saints
264 yds Nov 21, 2013 vs Saints
279 yds Sep 8, 2013 at Saints

rushing

#30 Falcons
5.7
#1 Jets
10.0
Great rushing by the Jets:
157 yds Dec 15, 2013 at Panthers
134 yds Nov 17, 2013 at Bills
133 yds Dec 30, 2012 at Bills

red zone performance

#8 Falcons
7.4
#24 Jets
5.8
Great red zone performance by the Falcons:
100% Sep 14, 2014 at Bengals
100% Sep 7, 2014 vs Saints
60% Dec 15, 2013 vs Redskins

scoring points

#13 Falcons
7.4
#27 Jets
5.6
High points scored by the Falcons:
24 pts Dec 23, 2013 at 49ers
24 pts Jan 20, 2013 vs 49ers
30 pts Jan 13, 2013 vs Seahawks

Game History

See the previous matchups
Winner
Prediction
IronRank Before
IronRank After
Oct 7, 2013 Week 5
Atlanta Falcons
vs
New York Jets
2830
2518
16331399
16141418
Dec 20, 2009 Week 15
New York Jets
vs
Atlanta Falcons
710
2418
16771502
16601519
Oct 24, 2005 Week 7
Atlanta Falcons
vs
New York Jets
2714
2218
16331486
16511469

Iron Rank Over Time

See how our Iron Rank changes with each game

Comments

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Pretty solid pick. People give Atlanta too much credit.
This data-driven approach is very interesting but it neglects to consider one of the most important factors, human emotion. Fail.
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