Falcons’ playtime percentage breakdown vs. Giants

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Falcons rookie Kyle Pitts comments on contribution during the final drives of the 17-14 win over the Giants in New York.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Falcons continued to split the snaps at strong safety between Duron Harmon and second-year safety Jaylinn Hawkins in the 17-14 win over the New York Giants on Sunday.

Harmon played 48 defensive snaps (69%) and Hawkins played 23 (33%). Also, fullback Keith Smith played 22% of the offensive snaps as the Falcons wanted to establish the run out of the I-formation.

Rookie safety Rich Grant continued to contribute on special teams with 19 snaps.

The Falcons also had a package for backup quarterback Feleipe Franks, who played tight end and quarterback. He played three plays (5%) in the game.

Here’s the percentage of playing time per player against the Giants:

OFFENSE SPECIAL TEAMS

C Lindstrom G 62 100% 3 13%

J Matthews T 62 100% 3 13%

J Mayfield G 62 100% 3 13%

K McGary T 62 100% 3 13%

M Hennessy C 62 100%

M Ryan QB 62 100%

C Ridley WR 59 95%

K Pitts TE 52 84%

O Zaccheaus WR 43 69%

M Davis RB 37 60%

C Patterson RB 26 42% 7 30%

L Smith TE 26 42% 3 13%

H Hurst TE 24 39% 3 13%

K Smith FB 22 35% 17 74%

T Sharpe WR 15 24%

J Spriggs T 3 5% 3 13%

F Franks QB 3 5%

DEFENSE SPECIAL TEAMS

E Harris FS 70 100% 10 43%

F Moreau CB 70 100% 3 13%

F Oluokun LB 70 100% 1 4%

T Green CB 70 100% 1 4%

D Jones LB 68 97% 1 4%

I Oliver CB 57 81% 9 39%

S Means LB 53 76% 7 30%

G Jarrett DT 53 76% 1 4%

D Fowler LB 48 69% 1 4%

D Harmon SS 48 69%

T Davison DT 41 59%

J Hawkins FS 23 33% 20 87%

A Ogundeji LB 22 31% 10 43%

J Bullard DE 22 31% 2 9%

T Graham DE 16 23% 3 13%

M Davidson DT 15 21% 2 9%

J Tuioti-Mariner LB 12 17% 17 74%

M Walker LB 5 7% 15 65%

B Copeland LB 4 6% 10 43%

A Williams CB 3 4% 20 87%

Falcons kicker Younghoe Koo kicks the game-winning, 40-yard field goal against the New York Giants, Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Falcons won 17-14. (Bill Kostroun/AP)

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SPECIAL TEAMS

R Grant SS 19 83%

D Etheridge LB 13 57%

C Nizialek P 12 52%

C Blake WR 10 43%

J Harris LS 9 39%

D Hall CB 6 26%

D Dalman C 3 13%

Y Koo K 3 13%

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Eagles 32, Falcons 6

Buccaneers 48, Falcons 25

Falcons 17, Giants 14

Washington FT at Falcons, Oct. 3 at 1 p.m.

New York Jets vs. Falcons in London, Oct. 10 at 9:30 a.m.

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Falcons at Miami Dolphins, Oct. 24 at 1 p.m.

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