Where Do the Falcons Stand Through 10 Weeks?

After 10 weeks, the Falcons get a chance to reset and get healthy before a late-season playoff push with four out of six of Atlanta's regular season games occurring at the Georgia Dome.

Here's a look at who remains on the schedule:

Week 12: Falcons vs. Arizona Cardinals (4-4-1)

Week 13: Falcons vs. Kansas City Chiefs (7-2)

Week 14: Falcons at Rams (4-5)

Week 15: Falcons vs. 49ers (1-8)

Week 16: Falcons at Panthers (4-6)

Week 17: Falcons vs. Saints (4-6)

Five of the six games are against NFC opponents, two of which are in the NFC South.

Before their bye week, the Falcons racked up six wins and jumped out to a lead in the NFC South. Here are some of the numbers that reflect their success so far in 2016:

• Matt Ryan has been one of the NFL's premier quarterbacks through 10 games. At present, he ranks second in passing yards (3,247), touchdowns (24) and quarterback rating (115.1).

• Ryan has been especially effective when running the play-action. After faking handoffs, he has completed 58 or 94 attempts for five TDs, two interceptions and 1,007 yards—186 more yards than any other QB has recorded on such throws.

• Ryan's deep passing has been stellar, as well. When he has targeted a receiver 20-plus yards downfield, he's completed 24 of 47 passes for 912 yards, nine touchdowns and zero picks, good for a 136.3 passer rating.

• Ryan's top wideout, Julio Jones, is also on a torrid pace. With a league-high 1,105 receiving yards in 10 games, the three-time Pro Bowler is on pace for his third-straight year of 1,500-plus receiving yards.

• Jones has been creating big plays at an incredible rate. His 21 catches of 20-plus yards are four more than anyone else in the NFL.

• Devonta Freeman has continued to be one of the sport's best all-around running backs. His 921 yards from scrimmage — 669 on the ground, 252 through the air — rank seventh in the league. Only Ezekiel Elliott, David Johnson, DeMarco Murray, Melvin Gordon, Jones and A.J. Green rank above him in that category.

• The Falcons' tight ends have combined for seven touchdowns and 586 receiving yards on 44 catches. Six of their receptions have gone for 20-plus yards.

• Altogether, the offense has tallied 94 explosive plays (throws of 16-plus yards and runs of 12-plus yards). The defense has allowed 78 such plays.  

• Atlanta currently sports a plus-three turnover ratio, good for 10th in the NFL. Per NFL Game Stats and Info, the Falcons' 12 forced fumbles are tied for first in the league.

• On defense, Vic Beasley Jr. has tallied 9.5 sacks, the most in the NFC and only 0.5 behind the league leaders (Dee Ford, Lorenzo Alexander).

• As a team, the Falcons have 22 sacks and are on pace for 35 in 2016 — a significant jump from their 19 sacks last year.

• Rookie Keanu Neal, despite missing the first two games of the regular season, is tied with Beasley and Bruce Irvin for the most forced fumbles in the league (four).

• According to Pro Football Focus, Neal has been targeted 52 times this year — seven more than the next-closest safety, T.J. Ward. Atlanta's first round pick has been up to the task, allowing just 32 catches on those plays.

• Matt Bryant's 23 field goals are tied for the most in the NFL. His only two FG misses were 50-plus-yard attempts.

• Bryant's field goal percentage (92) currently ranks third in the league.

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