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Atlanta Falcons


Atlanta Falcons

Atlanta Falcons

National Football League

Atlanta Falcons Essentials:

Home Town: Atlanta, Georgia
Owner: Arthur Blank

Brief History of the Atlanta Falcons
Founded: June 30, 1965 by Rankin M. Smith Sr.

First NFL Championship: None
Last NFL Championship: None
Other NFL Championships: None

NFC Championship(s): 1988

Falcons NFL Draft History | Playoff History | Trivia

Hall of Famers:

Eric Dickerson (1993)
Tommy McDonald (1967)
Deion Sanders (1989-1993)

Retired Numbers:

10 - Steve Bartkowski, QB (1975-85)
31 - William Andrews, RB (1979-83, 1986)
57 - Jeff Van Note, C (1969-86)
58 - Jessie Tuggle, LB (1987-2000)
60 - Tommy Nobis, LB (1966-76)
78 - Mike Kenn, T (1978-94)
87 - Claude Humphrey DE (68-74, 76-78)

Home Stadiums:

Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (1966-1991)
Georgia Dome (1992-present)

Team Colors:

Black, Red, Silver, and White

Stadium Stats:

Name: Georgia Dome
Opened: 1992
Capacity: 71,228
Defining Feature(s): The largest cable-supported dome in the world.

Head Coaches:

Norb Hecker (1966-1968)
Norm Van Brocklin (1968-1974)
Marion Campbell (1974-1976)
Pat Peppler (interim) (1976)
Leeman Bennett (1977-1982)
Dan Henning (1983-1986)
Marion Campbell (1987-1989)
Jim Hanifan (interim) (1989)
Jerry Glanville (1990-1993)
June Jones (1994-1996)
Dan Reeves (1997-2003)
Wade Phillips (interim) (2003)
Jim Mora (2004-2006)
Bobby Petrino (2007)
Emmitt Thomas (2007 interim head coach)
Mike Smith (2008-present)

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