Wide receiver Kyle Pitts amassed 1,000 yards receiving.
Mariota has been a good game manager, and his dual-threat talent has been a nice fit for Atlanta's run-first attack.
But he couldn't carry the Falcons to victory on Thursday.
Is it plausible that Ridder would pose a more danger to the team as the starting quarterback than Mariota?
But he has the potential to be Atlanta's starting quarterback in the future.
Last year, he led the Cincinnati Bearcats to the College Football Playoff with an impressive showing that included 3,334 passing yards.