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Panthers vs. Falcons: Atlanta's Week 17 inactives and starters announced prior to kickoff

ATLANTA – With a win at home against the Panthers in their regular-season finale, the Falcons can secure a playoff spot for the second straight season.

Atlanta could still lock up the No. 6 seed with a loss, but it would need Seattle to lose at home to Arizona. The Falcons will have one of their top offensive players available on Sunday, as starting center Alex Mack is not among the team's inactives against the Panthers.

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



  • OL Jamil Douglas
  • OL Sean Harlow
  • WR Marvin Hall
  • CB Leon McFadden
  • TE Levine Toilolo
  • LB Sean Weatherspoon
  • WR Nick Williams


  • S Kurt Coleman
  • WR Mose Frazier
  • QB Garrett Gilbert
  • CB LaDarius Gunter
  • DE Zach Moore
  • RB Jonathan Stewart
  • OL Trai Turner

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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