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1967 Atlanta Falcons

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1-12-1, Finished 4th in NFL Coastal Division  · 1967 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -14.5, Offense: -7.3, Defense: -7.2, SoS: 3.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 175 points (12.5/g), 16th of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 422 points (30.1/g), 16th.
 Differential of -247 points (-17.6/g), 16th.  Expected W-L: 1.5-12.5.

Coach: Norb Hecker (1-12-1)

Stadium: Atlanta Stadium
 Training Camp: East Tennessee State (Johnson City, Tennessee)

Team Info

Principal Owner Rankin Smith
General Manager Frank Wall
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 175 3013 763 3.9 39 14 17 180 179 370 1710 13 25 4.1 95 344 1303 6 3.8 68
Team Defense 422 5531 946 5.8 27 10 18 294 238 421 3392 31 17 7.7 152 504 2139 18 4.2 124
Lg Rank Offense 16 16 11 8 15 11 13 13 11 16 14 13 16 11
Lg Rank Defense 16 16 16 13 16 11 15 16 13 16 16 16 13 12

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 17 boxscore L 0-1 @ Baltimore Colts 31 38 13 303 199 104 5 20 508 419 89 2
2 Sun September 24 boxscore L 0-2 @ San Francisco 49ers 7 38 10 97 33 64 1 25 517 337 180 2
3 Sun October 1 boxscore L 0-3 @ Green Bay Packers 0 23 8 58 19 39 2 23 382 205 177 2
4 Sun October 8 boxscore L 0-4 Philadelphia Eagles 7 38 17 308 223 85 6 18 380 179 201
5 Sun October 15 boxscore T 0-4-1 Washington Redskins 20 20 15 323 215 108 2 23 415 334 81 3
6 Sun October 22 boxscore L 0-5-1 @ Detroit Lions 3 24 12 223 87 136 1 15 250 110 140 1
7 Sun October 29 boxscore W 1-5-1 Minnesota Vikings 21 20 12 186 91 95 2 22 314 137 177 2
8 Sun November 5 boxscore L 1-6-1 @ Dallas Cowboys 7 37 13 223 157 66 5 21 324 153 171 2
9 Sun November 12 boxscore L 1-7-1 Baltimore Colts 7 49 9 177 62 115 3 30 595 426 169 2
10 Sun November 19 boxscore L 1-8-1 Los Angeles Rams 3 31 13 238 140 98 5 15 405 284 121 2
11 Sun November 26 boxscore L 1-9-1 @ New Orleans Saints 24 27 21 269 86 183 1 24 371 230 141 3
12 Sun December 3 boxscore L 1-10-1 @ Los Angeles Rams 3 20 10 154 75 79 2 21 309 169 140 3
13 Sun December 10 boxscore L 1-11-1 San Francisco 49ers 28 34 14 297 243 54 3 23 468 294 174 3
14 Sun December 17 boxscore L 1-12-1 Chicago Bears 14 23 13 157 80 77 1 14 293 115 178

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
11 Randy Johnson 23 QB 14 12 1-10-1 142 288 49.3 1620 10 3.5 21 7.3 82 5.6 3.0 11.4 115.7 47.8
14 Terry Nofsinger 29 qb 7 1 0-1-0 30 60 50.0 352 1 1.7 2 3.3 38 5.9 4.7 11.7 50.3 59.9 1 0
14 Steve Sloan 23 qb 5 1 0-1-0 4 18 22.2 38 0 0.0 2 11.1 15 2.1 -2.9 9.5 7.6 0.0
37 Perry Lee Dunn 26 14 0 1 2 50.0 32 1 50.0 0 0.0 32 16.0 26.0 32.0 2.3 135.4
21 Tom Moore 29 FB 10 0 2 2 100.0 102 1 50.0 0 0.0 75 51.0 61.0 51.0 10.2 158.3
Team Total 26.1 14 1-12-1 179 370 48.4 2144 13 3.5 25 6.8 82 5.8 3.5 12.0 153.1 50.1 1 0
Opp Total 14 238 421 56.5 3588 31 7.4 17 4.0 8.5 8.18 15.1 256.3 92.4 21 196 7.7 7.3 4.8

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
34 Junior Coffey 25 HB 14 0 180 722 4 20 4.0 51.6 12.9 30 196 6.5 1 22 2.1 14.0 918 5 3
21 Tom Moore 29 FB 10 0 53 104 0 18 2.0 10.4 5.3 10 74 7.4 0 21 1.0 7.4 178 0 1
37 Perry Lee Dunn 26 14 0 27 63 0 11 2.3 4.5 1.9 13 111 8.5 0 21 0.9 7.9 174 0 3
29 Ron Rector 23 10 0 24 127 0 16 5.3 12.7 2.4 4 13 3.3 0 9 0.4 1.3 140 0 1
11 Randy Johnson 23 QB 14 12 24 144 1 17 6.0 10.3 1.7 144 1 4
30 Ernie Wheelwright 28 3 0 21 43 1 6 2.0 14.3 7.0 4 46 11.5 0 30 1.3 15.3 89 1 0
40 Ron Smith 24 KR/PR 13 0 8 42 0 12 5.3 3.2 0.6 11 227 20.6 0 60 0.8 17.5 269 0 6
14 Terry Nofsinger 29 qb 7 1 3 33 0 31 11.0 4.7 0.4 33 0 0
33 Jim Mankins 23 11 0 2 7 0 7 3.5 0.6 0.2 1 11 11.0 0 11 0.1 1.0 18 0 0
26 Billy Lothridge 25 P 14 0 1 16 0 16 16.0 1.1 0.1 16 0 0
14 Steve Sloan 23 qb 5 1 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.4 0.2 2 0 0
8 Tommy McDonald 33 FL 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 33 436 13.2 4 75 2.4 31.1 436 4 0
44 Jerry Simmons 25 SE 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 21 287 13.7 2 30 1.8 23.9 287 2 1
28 Ray Ogden 25 TE 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 19 308 16.2 1 82 1.7 28.0 308 1 0
85 Bill Martin 25 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 182 12.1 3 36 1.1 13.0 182 3 0
80 Gary Barnes 28 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 154 15.4 1 44 0.8 11.8 154 1 1
87 Taz Anderson 29 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 99 12.4 1 21 1.0 12.4 99 1 0
Team Total 26.1 14 344 1303 6 31 3.8 93.1 24.6 179 2144 12.0 13 82 12.8 153.1 3447 19 20
Opp Total 14 504 2139 18 4.2 152.8 36.0 238 3392 14.3 31 17.0 242.3 5531 49 26

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
40 Ron Smith 24 KR/PR 13 0 20 92 0 26 4.6 39 976 1 99 25.0 1337
37 Perry Lee Dunn 26 14 0 7 128 0 39 18.3 302
25 Mike Fitzgerald 26 2 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 6 121 0 30 20.2 121
44 Jerry Simmons 25 SE 12 0 3 0 0 0 0.0 2 38 0 22 19.0 325
49 Floyd Hudlow 24 LS 10 10 1 2 0 2 2.0 2 56 0 35 28.0 58
73 Errol Linden 30 RT 14 0 3 37 0 18 12.3 37
28 Ray Ogden 25 TE 11 0 3 41 0 26 13.7 349
27 Nick Rassas 23 RS 5 0 2 51 0 27 25.5 51
33 Jim Mankins 23 11 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 30
85 Bill Martin 25 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 182
61 Bill Sandeman 25 11 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
72 Don Talbert 28 LT 12 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
81 Bo Wood 22 14 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
Team Total 26.1 14 25 94 0 26 3.8 69 1471 1 99 21.3 5012
Opp Total 14 54 408 0 7.6 38 889 0 23.4

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
26 Billy Lothridge 25 P 14 0 87 3801 62 0 43.7
7 Wade Traynham 25 K 14 0 2 1 5 3 9 3 2 18 7 38.9% 22 22 100.0%
Team Total 26.1 14 2 1 5 3 9 3 2 18 7 38.9% 22 22 100.0% 87 3801 62 0 43.7
Opp Total 14 39 16 41.0% 53 52 98.1% 49 1955 39.9

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
40 Ron Smith 24 KR/PR 13 0 0 6 3 0 0
36 Ken Reaves 23 LCB 14 0 7 153 0 42 0 0 0 1 0 0
11 Randy Johnson 23 QB 14 12 0 4 1 -2 0
37 Perry Lee Dunn 26 14 0 0 3 1 0 0
60 Tommy Nobis*+ 24 MLB 14 0 3 57 1 41 0 0 0 1 0 0
22 Lee Calland 26 RCB 14 0 3 106 1 77 0
34 Junior Coffey 25 HB 14 0 0 3 0 0 0
52 Marion Rushing 31 LLB 14 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 3 0
49 Floyd Hudlow 24 LS 10 10 2 25 0 21 0
70 Jim Norton 25 LDE 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
71 Joe Szczecko 25 RDT 12 7 0 0 2 10 0
80 Gary Barnes 28 13 0 0 1 0 0 0
51 Andy Bowling 22 6 0 0 0 1 0 0
75 Bob Hughes 23 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
21 Tom Moore 29 FB 10 0 0 1 0 0 0
29 Ron Rector 23 10 0 0 1 0 0 0
43 Jerry Richardson 26 13 0 0 0 1 21 0
77 Chuck Sieminski 27 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
44 Jerry Simmons 25 SE 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.1 14 17 343 2 77 0 0 20 16 32 0
Opp Total 14 49 26 16 2

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
7 Wade Traynham 25 K 14 0 22 7 43
34 Junior Coffey 25 HB 14 0 4 1 5 30
8 Tommy McDonald 33 FL 14 0 4 4 24
85 Bill Martin 25 14 0 3 3 18
44 Jerry Simmons 25 SE 12 0 2 2 12
87 Taz Anderson 29 8 0 1 1 6
80 Gary Barnes 28 13 0 1 1 6
22 Lee Calland 26 RCB 14 0 1 1 6
11 Randy Johnson 23 QB 14 12 1 1 6
60 Tommy Nobis*+ 24 MLB 14 0 1 1 6
28 Ray Ogden 25 TE 11 0 1 1 6
40 Ron Smith 24 KR/PR 13 0 1 1 6
30 Ernie Wheelwright 28 3 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.1 14 6 13 1 2 22 22 7 175
Opp Total 14 18 31 4 52 16 2 422