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1973 Atlanta Falcons

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9-5-0, Finished 2nd in NFC West Division  · 1973 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.9, Offense: 2.3, Defense: 3.5, SoS: -0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 318 points (22.7/g), 7th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 224 points (16.0/g), 9th.
 Differential of 94 points (6.7/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 9.8-4.2.

Coach: Norm Van Brocklin (9-5-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Marion Campbell

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

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 16 boxscore W 1-0 @ New Orleans Saints 62 7 32 496 278 218 2 11 187 35 152 8
2 Sun September 23 boxscore L 1-1 @ Los Angeles Rams 0 31 2 70 4 66 1 24 351 142 209
3 Mon October 1 boxscore L 1-2 @ Detroit Lions 6 31 15 188 70 118 5 15 297 39 258 1
4 Sun October 7 boxscore L 1-3 San Francisco 49ers 9 13 15 271 138 133 1 16 290 139 151 1
5 Sun October 14 boxscore W 2-3 Chicago Bears 46 6 21 422 247 175 1 13 158 21 137 4
6 Sun October 21 boxscore W 3-3 @ San Diego Chargers 41 0 25 338 142 196 2 11 177 88 89 5
7 Sun October 28 boxscore W 4-3 @ San Francisco 49ers 17 3 19 377 194 183 2 13 178 85 93
8 Sun November 4 boxscore W 5-3 Los Angeles Rams 15 13 18 261 168 93 2 14 226 100 126 2
9 Sun November 11 boxscore W 6-3 @ Philadelphia Eagles 44 27 22 292 122 170 1 20 333 205 128 2
10 Mon November 19 boxscore W 7-3 Minnesota Vikings 20 14 18 347 171 176 3 17 291 209 82 3
11 Sun November 25 boxscore W 8-3 @ New York Jets 28 20 15 288 141 147 3 15 290 173 117 6
12 Sun December 2 boxscore L 8-4 Buffalo Bills 6 17 12 272 147 125 3 17 334 95 239 1
13 Sun December 9 boxscore L 8-5 St. Louis Cardinals 10 32 9 120 31 89 5 15 252 9 243 2
14 Sun December 16 boxscore W 9-5 New Orleans Saints 14 10 17 296 148 148 2 11 195 90 105 2