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1971 Atlanta Falcons

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7-6-1, Finished 3rd in NFC West Division  · 1971 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.3, Offense: 0.3, Defense: 1.0, SoS: 1.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 274 points (19.6/g), 13th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 277 points (19.8/g), 13th.
 Differential of -3 points (-0.2/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 6.9-7.1.

Coach: Norm Van Brocklin (7-6-1)
 Defensive Coordinator: Marion Campbell

Stadium: Atlanta Stadium
 Training Camp: Furman University (Greenville, South Carolina)

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 19 boxscore W 1-0 San Francisco 49ers 20 17 16 266 165 101 1 22 372 206 166 7
2 Sun September 26 boxscore T 1-0-1 @ Los Angeles Rams 20 20 20 437 287 150 1 20 317 125 192 3
3 Sun October 3 boxscore L 1-1-1 @ Detroit Lions 38 41 16 342 295 47 5 23 318 95 223 2
4 Sun October 10 boxscore L 1-2-1 St. Louis Cardinals 9 26 15 213 119 94 6 16 263 112 151
5 Sun October 17 boxscore L 1-3-1 Los Angeles Rams 16 24 14 249 135 114 4 18 306 182 124 4
6 Sun October 24 boxscore W 2-3-1 New Orleans Saints 28 6 25 364 80 284 1 15 202 144 58 2
7 Sun October 31 boxscore W 3-3-1 @ Cleveland Browns 31 14 17 317 142 175 10 153 88 65 4
8 Sun November 7 boxscore W 4-3-1 @ Cincinnati Bengals 9 6 15 267 112 155 1 10 167 73 94 2
9 Sun November 14 boxscore L 4-4-1 New York Giants 17 21 13 219 139 80 2 19 324 152 172 3
10 Mon November 22 boxscore W 5-4-1 Green Bay Packers 28 21 27 386 182 204 2 7 143 40 103 1
11 Sun November 28 boxscore L 5-5-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 7 24 4 123 55 68 3 19 304 47 257 3
12 Sun December 5 boxscore W 6-5-1 Oakland Raiders 24 13 17 327 214 113 5 20 328 120 208 5
13 Sun December 12 boxscore L 6-6-1 @ San Francisco 49ers 3 24 8 130 69 61 4 18 290 119 171 1
14 Sun December 19 boxscore W 7-6-1 @ New Orleans Saints 24 20 14 319 262 57 1 20 300 135 165 1