1969 Atlanta Falcons season

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1969 Atlanta Falcons season
Head coach Norm Van Brocklin
General manager Frank E. Wall
Owner Rankin M. Smith, Sr.
Home field Atlanta Stadium
Results
Record 6–8
Division place 3rd Coastal
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1968 1970 >

The 1969 Atlanta Falcons season was the franchise's fourth year in the National Football League (NFL). The team improved on their previous season's output of 2–12, winning six games. They failed to reach the playoffs for the fourth straight season.[1]

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1969 Atlanta Falcons staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches



Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 21, 1969 San Francisco 49ers W 24–12
45,940
2 September 28, 1969 at Los Angeles Rams L 17–7
58,031
3 October 5, 1969 Baltimore Colts L 21–14
57,806
4 October 12, 1969 Dallas Cowboys L 24–17
54,833
5 October 19, 1969 at San Francisco 49ers W 21–7
28,684
6 October 26, 1969 at Green Bay Packers L 28–10
50,861
7 November 2, 1969 Los Angeles Rams L 38–6
58,850
8 November 9, 1969 at Detroit Lions L 27–21
53,242
9 November 16, 1969 Chicago Bears W 48–31
53,722
10 November 23, 1969 at Washington Redskins L 27–20
50,345
11 November 30, 1969 at Baltimore Colts L 13–6
60,238
12 December 7, 1969 New Orleans Saints W 45–17
51,021
13 December 14, 1969 at Philadelphia Eagles W 27–3
60,658
14 December 21, 1969 Minnesota Vikings W 10–3
52,872

Standings[edit]

NFL Coastal
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Los Angeles Rams 11 3 0 .786 5–1 7–3 320 243 L3
Baltimore Colts 8 5 1 .615 3–3 5–4–1 279 268 W1
Atlanta Falcons 6 8 0 .429 2–4 4–6 276 268 W3
San Francisco 49ers 4 8 2 .333 2–4 3–7 277 319 W1

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

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