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1972 Atlanta Falcons season
Head Coach Norm Van Brocklin
Home Field
Results
Record 7-7
Place 2nd NFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1971 1973

The 1972 Atlanta Falcons season was their 7th in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 7-6-1, finishing 7-7 and failing to reach the playoffs.[1]

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 17, 1972 at Chicago Bears W 37-21
2 September 24, 1972 at New England Patriots L 21-20
3 October 1, 1972 Los Angeles Rams W 31-3
4 October 8, 1972 Detroit Lions L 26-23
5 October 15, 1972 at New Orleans Saints W 21-14
6 October 22, 1972 at Green Bay Packers W 10-9
7 October 29, 1972 San Francisco 49ers L 49-14
8 November 5, 1972 at Los Angeles Rams L 20-7
9 November 12, 1972 New Orleans Saints W 36-20
10 November 20, 1972 at Washington Redskins L 24-13
11 November 26, 1972 Denver Broncos W 23-20
12 December 3, 1972 Houston Oilers W 20-10
13 December 10, 1972 at San Francisco 49ers L 20-0
14 December 17, 1972 Kansas City Chiefs L 17-14

StandingsEdit

NFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
San Francisco 49ers 8 5 1 .607 353 249 W-2
Atlanta Falcons 7 7 0 .500 269 274 L-2
Los Angeles Rams 6 7 1 .464 291 286 L-2
New Orleans Saints 2 11 1 .179 215 361 L-3

ReferencesEdit

AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Baltimore Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Buffalo Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Los Angeles
Miami Houston Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Washington
1972 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl VII

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