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1984 Atlanta Falcons season
Head Coach Dan Henning
Home Field Fulton County Stadium
Results
Record 4–12
Place 4th NFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1983 1985

The 1984 Atlanta Falcons season was the Falcons 19th season.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School
1 9 Rick Bryan Defensive End Oklahoma
2 32Scott Case Defensive Back Oklahoma
2 36 Thomas Benson Linebacker Oklahoma
363 Rod McSwain Defensive Back Clemson
4 94Rydell Malancon Linebacker Louisiana State
5 132 Cliff Benson Tight End Purdue
6 148 Ben Bennett Quarterback Duke
6 163 Dan RalphDefensive Tackle Oregon
7 175 Kirk Dodge Linebacker University of Nevada-Las Vegas
8 206Jeff Jackson Linebacker Auburn
9 233Glen Howe Tackle Southern Mississippi
10 260Derrick Franklin Defensive Back Fresno State
11 287 Tommy Norman Wide Receiver Jackson State
12 318 Don Holmes Wide Receiver Mesa
[1]

NFL Supplemental DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School
1 9 Joey Jones Wide Receiver Alabama
2 36 Mike McInnis Defensive Tackle Arkansas Pine Bluff
3 63Dennis Woodberry Defensive Back Southern Arkansas
[1]

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1984 Atlanta Falcons staff
Front office

Head coaches

  • Head Coach – Dan Henning
  • Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Line – Dan Sekanovich

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – George Dostal

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Game Date Opponent Result Falcons points Opponents Record Streak Attendance
1 Sept. 2 at New Orleans Saints Win 36 28 1-0 Won 1
66,652
2 Sept. 9 Detroit Lions Loss (OT) 24 27 1-1 Lost 1
49,878
3 Sept. 16 at Minnesota Vikings Loss 20 27 1-2 Lost 2
53,955
4 Sept. 23 Houston Oilers Win 42 10 2-2 Won 1
45,248
5 Sept. 30 at San Francisco 49ers Loss 5 14 2-3 Lost 1
57,990
6 Oct. 7 at Los Angeles Rams Win 30 28 3-3 Won 1
47,832
7 Oct. 14 New York Giants Loss 7 19 3-4 Lost 1
50,268
8 Oct. 22 Los Angeles Rams Loss 10 24 3-5 Lost 2
52,681
9 Oct. 28 at Pittsburgh Steelers Loss 10 35 3-6 Lost 3
55,971
10 Nov. 5 at Washington Redskins Loss 14 27 3-7 Lost 4
51,301
11 Nov. 11 New Orleans Saints Loss 13 17 3-8 Lost 5
40,590
12 Nov. 18 Cleveland Browns Loss 7 23 3-9 Lost 6
28,280
13 Nov. 25 at Cincinnati Bengals Loss 14 35 3-10 Lost 7
44,678
14 Dec. 2 San Francisco 49ers Loss 17 35 3-11 Lost 8
29,644
15 Dec. 9 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Loss 6 23 3-12 Lost 9
33,808
16 Dec. 16 Philadelphia Eagles Win 26 10 4-12 Won 1
15,582
[2]

StandingsEdit

NFC West
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
San Francisco 49ers(1) 15 1 0 .938 6–0 12–0 475 227 W9
Los Angeles Rams(4) 10 6 0 .625 3–3 7–5 346 316 L1
New Orleans Saints 7 9 0 .438 1–5 4–8 298 361 W1
Atlanta Falcons 4 12 0 .250 2–4 3–9 281 382 W1
[3]

Awards and recordsEdit

  • Gerald Riggs, Franchise Record, Most Rushing Yards in One Game, 202 Yards (September 2, 1984) [4]

ReferencesEdit

AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Buffalo Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Indianapolis Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit LA Rams
Miami Houston LA Raiders Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
1984 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XIX

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