1967 Atlanta Falcons season
|1967 Atlanta Falcons season|
|Head coach||Norb Hecker|
|General manager||Frank E. Wall|
|Owner||Rankin M. Smith Sr.|
|Home field||Atlanta Stadium|
|Division place||4th Coastal|
|Playoff finish||did not qualify|
|Pro Bowlers||LB Tommy Nobis|
The 1967 Atlanta Falcons season was the franchise's second year in the National Football League (NFL). The team slipped from 3–11 in their inaugural season to 1–12–1, and finished in last place in the new four-team Coastal Division of the NFL Western Conference.
The Falcons were shifted from the Eastern Conference to the Western with the addition of the New Orleans Saints for 1967. Atlanta was farther east than five Eastern Conference teams: the Saints, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Pittsburgh Steelers and St. Louis Cardinals.
|1967 Atlanta Falcons draft|
|1||31||Leo Carroll||Defensive end||San Diego State|
|1967 Atlanta Falcons staff|
|1967 Atlanta Falcons final roster|
|1||September 17, 1967||at Baltimore Colts||L 31-38|
|2||September 24, 1967||at San Francisco 49ers||L 7-38|
|3||October 1, 1967||at Green Bay Packers||L 0-23|
|4||October 8, 1967||Philadelphia Eagles||L 7-38|
|5||October 15, 1967||Washington Redskins||T 20–20|
|6||October 22, 1967||at Detroit Lions||L 3-24|
|7||October 29, 1967||Minnesota Vikings||W 21–20|
|8||November 5, 1967||at Dallas Cowboys||L 7-37|
|9||November 12, 1967||Baltimore Colts||L 7-49|
|10||November 19, 1967||Los Angeles Rams||L 3-31|
|11||November 26, 1967||at New Orleans Saints||L 24-27|
|12||December 3, 1967||at Los Angeles Rams||L 3-20|
|13||December 10, 1967||San Francisco 49ers||L 28-34|
|14||December 17, 1967||Chicago Bears||L 14-23|
|Los Angeles Rams||11||1||2||.917||4–1–1||8–1–1||398||196||W8|
|San Francisco 49ers||7||7||0||.500||3–3||4–6||273||337||W2|
Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.
- "1967 Atlanta Falcons draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 24, 2014.