2000 Atlanta Falcons season

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2000 Atlanta Falcons season
Head coach Dan Reeves
Home field Georgia Dome
Results
Record 4–12
Division place 5th NFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1999 2001 >

The 2000 Atlanta Falcons season was the franchise's 35th season in the National Football League (NFL). The Falcons offense scored 252 points while the defense gave up 413 points.[1]

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 2000 NFL Draft
2000 Atlanta Falcons draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
2 37 Travis Claridge  Guard USC
3 67 Mark Simoneau  Linebacker Kansas State
4 100 Michael Thompson  Offensive tackle Tennessee State
5 134 Anthony Midget  Defensive back Virginia Tech
6 172 Mareno Philyaw  Wide receiver Troy
7 211 Darrick Vaughn  Defensive back Texas State
      Made roster  

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Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

2000 Atlanta Falcons staff
Front office
  • President – Taylor Smith
  • General Manager – Harold Richardson
  • Vice President of Football Operations – Ron Hill
  • Director of Player Personnel/College – Reed Johnson
  • Director of Player Personnel/Pro – Chuck Connor
  • Assistant to Head Coach/Pro Personnel – Marvin Bass

Head coaches

  • Executive Vice President of Football Operations/Head Coach – Dan Reeves
  • Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator – Rich Brooks

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Al Miller
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Rocky Colburn

Roster[edit]

2000 Atlanta Falcons final final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad


Rookies in italics
53 Active, 10 Inactive, 4 Practice squad

Preseason[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result Falcons points Opponents Record
1 July 29 at Indianapolis Colts Win 20 13 1–0
2 August 5 Dallas Cowboys at Tokyo, Japan Win 20 9 2–0
3 August 11 Cincinnati Bengals Win 31 16 3–0
4 August 18 San Diego Chargers Loss 14 28 3–1
5 August 24 at Jacksonville Jaguars Win 31 20 4–1

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Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 3, 2000 San Francisco 49ers W 36–28
54,626
2 September 10, 2000 at Denver Broncos L 42–14
75,466
3 September 17, 2000 at Carolina Panthers W 15–10
66,498
4 September 24, 2000 St. Louis Rams L 41–20
58,761
5 October 1, 2000 at Philadelphia Eagles L 38–10
65,424
6 October 8, 2000 New York Giants L 13–6
50,947
7 October 15, 2000 at St. Louis Rams L 45–29
66,019
8 October 22, 2000 New Orleans Saints L 21–19
56,508
9 October 29, 2000 Carolina Panthers W 13–12
46,178
10 November 5, 2000 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 27–14
70,097
11 November 12, 2000 at Detroit Lions L 13–10
74,309
12 November 19, 2000 at San Francisco 49ers L 16–6
67,447
13 November 26, 2000 at Oakland Raiders L 41–14
55,175
14 December 3, 2000 Seattle Seahawks L 30–10
44,680
15 Bye
16 December 17, 2000 at New Orleans Saints L 23–7
64,900
17 December 24, 2000 Kansas City Chiefs W 29–13
41,017

Standings[edit]

NFC West
W L T PCT PF PA
(3) New Orleans Saints 10 6 0 .625 354 305
(6) St. Louis Rams 10 6 0 .625 540 471
Carolina Panthers 7 9 0 .438 310 310
San Francisco 49ers 6 10 0 .375 388 422
Atlanta Falcons 4 12 0 .250 252 413

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 290
  2. ^ "2000 Atlanta Falcons Draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved December 20, 2013. 
  3. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 99
  4. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 98

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