1967 Atlanta Falcons season

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1967 Atlanta Falcons season
Head coach Norb Hecker
General manager Frank E. Wall
Owner Rankin M. Smith, Sr.
Home field Atlanta Stadium
Results
Record 1–12–1
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.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1967 NFL Draft
1967 Atlanta Falcons draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 31 Leo Carroll  Defensive end San Diego State
      Made roster  

[1]

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1967 Atlanta Falcons staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches



Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 17, 1967 at Baltimore Colts L 31-38
56,715
2 September 24, 1967 at San Francisco 49ers L 7-38
30,207
3 October 1, 1967 at Green Bay Packers L 0-23
49,467
4 October 8, 1967 Philadelphia Eagles L 7-38
53,868
5 October 15, 1967 Washington Redskins T 20–20
56,538
6 October 22, 1967 at Detroit Lions L 3-24
50,601
7 October 29, 1967 Minnesota Vikings W 21–20
52,859
8 November 5, 1967 at Dallas Cowboys L 7-37
54,751
9 November 12, 1967 Baltimore Colts L 7-49
58,850
10 November 19, 1967 Los Angeles Rams L 3-31
56,871
11 November 26, 1967 at New Orleans Saints L 24-27
83,437
12 December 3, 1967 at Los Angeles Rams L 3-20
46,395
13 December 10, 1967 San Francisco 49ers L 28-34
51,798
14 December 17, 1967 Chicago Bears L 14-23
54,107

Game summaries[edit]

Week 14[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Bears 7 10 3 3 23
Falcons 7 0 0 7 14

Standings[edit]

NFL Coastal
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Los Angeles Rams 11 1 2 .917 4–1–1 8–1–1 398 196 W8
Baltimore Colts 11 1 2 .917 4–1–1 7–1–2 394 198 L1
San Francisco 49ers 7 7 0 .500 3–3 4–6 273 337 W2
Atlanta Falcons 1 12 1 .077 0–6 1–9 175 422 L7

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1967 Atlanta Falcons draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 24, 2014. 

External links[edit]