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1990 Atlanta Falcons season
Head Coach Jerry Glanville
Home Field Fulton County Stadium
Results
Record 5–11
Place 4th NFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1989 1991

The 1990 Atlanta Falcons season was the team's 25th season in the National Football League. Jerry Glanville was hired to be the team’s new coach. The franchise changed their helmets from red to black.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1990 Atlanta Falcons staff
Front office
  • Chairman of the Board – Rankin M. Smith, Sr.
  • President – Taylor Smith
  • Vice President of Player Personnel – Ken Herock
  • Director of Pro Scouting – Chuck Connor

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Keith Rowen

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Tim Jorgensen

RosterEdit

1990 Atlanta Falcons roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs


Wide receivers


Tight ends


Offensive linemen


Defensive linemen


Linebackers


Defensive backs


Special teams


Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 September 9 Houston Oilers W 47–27 1–0 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
56,222
2 September 16 at Detroit Lions L 14–21 1–1 Pontiac Silverdome
48,691
3 September 23 at San Francisco 49ers L 13–19 1–2 Candlestick Park
62,858
4 Bye
5 October 7 New Orleans Saints W 28–27 2–2 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
57,401
6 October 14 San Francisco 49ers L 35–45 2–3 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
57,921
7 October 21 at Los Angeles Rams L 24–44 2–4 Anaheim Stadium
54,761
8 October 28 Cincinnati Bengals W 38–17 3–4 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
53,214
9 November 4 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 9–21 3–5 Three Rivers Stadium
57,093
10 November 11 at Chicago Bears L 24–30 3–6 Soldier Field
62,855
11 November 18 Philadelphia Eagles L 23–24 3–7 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
53,755
12 November 25 at New Orleans Saints L 7–10 3–8 Louisiana Superdome
68,629
13 December 2 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 17–23 3–9 Tampa Stadium
42,839
14 December 9 Phoenix Cardinals L 13–24 3–10 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
36,222
15 December 16 at Cleveland Browns L 10–13 3–11 Cleveland Stadium
46,536
16 December 23 Los Angeles Rams W 20–13 4–11 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
30,021
17 December 30 Dallas Cowboys W 26–7 5–11 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
50,097

StandingsEdit

NFC West
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
San Francisco 49ers 14 2 0 .875 4–2 10–2 353 239 W1
New Orleans Saints 8 8 0 .500 4–2 6–6 274 275 W2
Los Angeles Rams 5 11 0 .313 2–4 3–9 345 412 L4
Atlanta Falcons 5 11 0 .313 2–4 3–9 348 365 W2
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ReferencesEdit

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