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Falcons vs. Eagles: Atlanta's playoff inactives and starters announced prior to kickoff

PHILADELPHIA – The Falcons are one win away from making a return trip to the NFC Championship game for the second straight season. Standing in their way are the top-seeded Eagles, who boast one of the league's most talented rosters.

Falcons head coach Dan Quinn said he was pleased with his team's preparation this week, and Atlanta came through the week in good shape injury-wise heading into Saturday.

Ahead of kickoff, Atlanta announced its list of inactive players for the game as well as the starting lineup.



  • WR Marvin Hall
  • OL Sean Harlow
  • RB Terrence Magee
  • CB Leon McFadden
  • OL Austin Pasztor
  • TE Eric Saubert
  • LB Sean Weatherspoon


  • OL William Beatty
  • WR Marcus Johnson
  • CB Sidney Jones
  • DE Steven Means
  • DT Elijah Qualls
  • RB Wendell Smallwood
  • DT Destiny Vaeao

Falcons starters listed below have been designated as such on the game card given to the media prior to kickoff and may not reflect the actual personnel on the field at the start of the game.


Offense (position, number, player)

  • WR 11 Julio Jones
  • LT 70 Jake Matthews
  • LG 63 Ben Garland
  • C 51 Alex Mack
  • RG 71 Wes Schweitzer
  • RT 73 Ryan Schraeder
  • TE 81 Austin Hooper
  • WR 12 Mohamed Sanu
  • QB 2 Matt Ryan
  • RB 24 Devonta Freeman
  • FB 40 Derrick Coleman


  • DE 50 Brooks Reed
  • DT 92 Dontari Poe
  • DT 97 Grady Jarrett
  • DE 91 Courtney Upshaw
  • LB 44 Vic Beasley Jr.
  • LB 45 Deion Jones
  • LB 59 De'Vondre Campbell
  • CB 23 Robert Alford
  • CB 34 Brian Poole
  • S 37 Ricardo Allen
  • S 22 Keanu Neal

Special Teams

  • K 3 Matt Bryant
  • KO 5 Matt Bosher
  • P 5 Matt Bosher
  • KR 19 Andre Roberts
  • PR 19 Andre Roberts
  • LS 47 Josh Harris
  • H 5 Matt Bosher
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