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

LOS ANGELES – The Falcons are the only NFC team back in the playoffs for the second straight season, and they will face the No. 3 seeded Rams in the first round.

Atlanta will need to be at its best on the road against a Los Angeles squad that boast the NFL's best scoring offense and a defense that has playmakers at every level. The Falcons placed starting left guard Andy Levitre on injured reserve earlier this week, but they are mostly healthy heading into the game.  

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


  • RB Justin Davis
  • RB Lance Dunbar
  • OL Cornelius Lucas
  • LB Cameron Lynch
  • OL Aaron Neary
  • LB Garrett Sickels
  • WR Mike Thomas

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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