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The Scale of Falconliness, Wide Receiver Week: Terance Mathis

Who's the ultimate Falcon? And who's the ultimate anti-Falcon? That's what we're going to find out with our summer project: the Scale of Falconliness. We'll rate former Falcons on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most Falconly.

I have no good reason for declaring this week Wide Receiver Week. Life's like that sometimes.

Terance Mathis, WR (1994 - 2001)

Falconly Unfalconly

  • Franchise's all-time receiving yardage, receptions, and total touchdowns leader. Second all-time in yards from scrimmage. Fifth all-time in total scoring. Eighth all-time in career starts.
  • Eight years as a Falcon.
  • His best, uh, eight seasons all occurred in Atlanta.
  • Pro Bowler in 1994.
  • NFC Champion in 1998.
  • 1998 NFL Man of the Year for his running of the Terance Mathis Foundation.
  • Grew up in Stone Mountain, Georgia.
  • During his last weeks as a Falcon, informed Arthur Blank of his interest in the Falcons open general manager job.
  • In 2005 he tried to start a NASCAR team. I said in 2005 he tried to start a NASCAR team.

  • Played first four seasons for the Jets.
  • Played last 16 games as a Steeler.

Current standings after the jump: