Falcons release ‘official’ depth chart for Cardinals’ game

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Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu catches a touchdown pass from Matt Ryan past Packers defender Jake Ryan for a 33-32 victory in an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton /ccompton@ajc.com

Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu catches a touchdown pass from Matt Ryan past Packers defender Jake Ryan for a 33-32 victory in an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton /ccompton@ajc.com

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons (6-4) released their official depth chart for the Cardinals (4-5-1)  game, which is set for 1 p.m. Sunday at the Georgia Dome.

Punter Matt Wile, who played at Michigan, was signed to the 53-man roster by the Falcons on Tuesday.

After the 2015 draft, Wile was signed by the Panthers as an undrafted free agent. He was in camp with the Cowboys in 2015.

Punter Matt Bosher suffered a hamstring injury against the Eagles and couldn’t finish the game. Kicker Matt Bryant took over and punted twice and had a 33.5 average.

Bosher was at practice on Monday.

(The team calls it an ‘unofficial’ depth chart. But if they are releasing it, for our purposes that makes it pretty official.)

OFFENSE

WR 11 Julio Jones, 16 Justin Hardy, 14 Eric Weems
LT 70 Jake Matthews, 76 Tom Compton
LG  67 Andy Levitre, 63 Ben Garland
C 51 Alex Mack, 63 Ben Garland
RG 65 Chris Chester, 71 Wes Schweitzer
RT 73 Ryan Schraeder, 76 Tom Compton
TE 81 Austin Hooper, 80 Levine Toilolo, 82 Joshua Perkins
WR 12 Mohamed Sanu, 18 Taylor Gabriel, 19 Aldrick Robinson
QB 2 Matt Ryan, 8 Matt Schaub
RB 24 Devonta Freeman, 26 Tevin Coleman, 28 Terron Ward, 33 Stevan Ridley
FB 42 Patrick DiMarco
DEFENSE
DE 50 Brooks Reed, 99 Adrian Clayborn, 93 Dwight Freeney
DT 95 Jonathan Babineaux, 98 Cliff Matthews
DT 97 Grady Jarrett, 91 Courtney Upshaw
DE 94 Tyson Jackson, 77 Ra’Shede Hageman
LB 44 Vic Beasley Jr., 41 Philip Wheeler
LB 45 Deion Jones, 55 Paul Worrilow, 53 LaRoy Reynolds
LB 59 De’Vondre Campbell
CB 23 Robert Alford, 32 Jalen Collins, 29 C.J. Goodwin
CB 21 Desmond Trufant, 34 Brian Poole
S 37 Ricardo Allen, 27 Robenson Therezie, 20 Sharrod Neasman
S 22 Keanu Neal, 36 Kemal Ishmael
SPECIALISTS
K 3 Matt Bryant
KO 5 Matt Bosher, 6 Matt Wile
P 5 Matt Bosher, 6 Matt Wile
KR 14 Eric Weems, 16 Justin Hardy
PR 14 Eric Weems, 16 Justin Hardy
LS 47 Josh Harris
H 5 Matt Bosher, 6 Matt Wile
TALE OF THE TAPE:
2016 Regular Season Statistics Rankings
Falcons                                                           Cardinals
32.0 (1)         Points/Game                            22.6 (18)
416.6 (3)       Total Offense                           372.8 (9)
107.6 (14)     Net Rushing Yards/Game   111.7 (13)
309.0 (2)      Net Passing Yards/Game    261.1 (11)
29:07 (24)    Possession Average                31:59 (3)
28.3 (29)       Opponent Points/Game        19.0 (10)
385.9 (28)     Opponent Total Offense       287.4 (1)
102.9 (16)       Opp. Rushing Yards/Game    97.2 (10)
283.0 (31)     Opp. Passing Yards/Game    190.2 (1)
+3 (8t)           Turnover Differential                -1 (19)

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GAME NINE: Falcons 43, Buccaneers 28

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GAME FOUR: Falcons 48, Panthers 33

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GAME THREE: Falcons 45, Saints 32

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