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2005 Atlanta Falcons season
Head Coach Jim L. Mora
Home Field Georgia Dome
Results
Record 8–8
Place 3rd NFC South
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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2004 2006

The 2005 Atlanta Falcons season began with the team trying to defend their NFC South division title and 11–5 record in 2004.

OffseasonEdit

2005 NFL DraftEdit

Draft Player name Position College
Rnd Pick
1 27 Roddy White Wide Receiver UAB
2 59 Jonathan Babineaux Defensive Tackle Iowa
3 90 Jordan Beck Linebacker Cal Poly
4 128 Chauncey Davis Defensive End Florida State
5 160 Michael Boley Linebacker Southern Miss
163 Frank Omiyale Offensive Tackle Tennessee Tech
6 201 DeAndra Cobb Running Back Michigan State
7 241 Darrell Shropshire Defensive Tackle South Carolina

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

2005 Atlanta Falcons staff
Front office
  • Owner/Chief Executive Officer – Arthur Blank
  • President/General Manager – Rich McKay
  • Director of Pro Personnel – Les Snead
  • Director of College Scouting – Phil Emery

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Al Miller
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Rocky Colburn

RosterEdit

2005 Atlanta Falcons final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad


Rookies in italics
53 Active, 10 Inactive, 9 Practice squad

ScheduleEdit

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Stadium Box scores
Final score Preseason record
1 August 6 6:06 PM JST Indianapolis Colts W 27–21 1–0 Tokyo Dome Boxscore
2 August 13 7:35 EDT Baltimore Ravens W 16-3 2–0 Georgia Dome Boxscore
3 August 19 7:35 PM EDT Tennessee Titans L 21–24 2–1 Georgia Dome Boxscore
4 August 25 8:06 PM EDT Jacksonville Jaguars W 23–7 3–1 ALLTEL Stadium Boxscore
4 September 1 7:37 PM EDT Miami Dolphins W 20–17 4–1 Dolphin Stadium Boxscore

Regular seasonEdit

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Stadium Box scores
Final score Team record
1 September 12 9:05 PM EDT Philadelphia Eagles W 14–10 1–0 Georgia Dome Boxscore
2 September 18 1:06 PM PDT at Seattle Seahawks L 21-18 1–1 Qwest Field Boxscore
3 September 25 1:02 PM EDT at Buffalo Bills W 24–16 2–1 Ralph Wilson Stadium Boxscore
4 October 2 4:17 PM EDT Minnesota Vikings W 30–10 3–1 Georgia Dome Boxscore
5 October 9 1:05 PM EDT New England Patriots L 28–31 3–2 Georgia Dome Boxscore
6 October 16 12:03 PM CDT at New Orleans Saints W 34–31 4–2 Alamodome Boxscore
7 October 24 9:07 PM EDT New York Jets W 27-14 5-2 Georgia Dome Boxscore
8 Bye
9 November 6 at Miami Dolphins W 17-10 6-2 Dolphin Stadium Boxscore
10 November 13 Green Bay Packers L 25-33 6-3 Georgia Dome Boxscore
11 November 20 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 27-30 6-4 Georgia Dome Boxscore
12 November 24 at Detroit Lions W 27-7 7-4 Ford Field Boxscore
13 December 4 at Carolina Panthers L 6-24 7-5 Bank of America Stadium [1]
14 December 12 New Orleans Saints W 36-17 8-5 Georgia Dome [2]
15 December 18 at Chicago Bears L 3-16 8-6 Soldier Field [3]
16 December 24 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 24-27 (OT) 8-7 Raymond James Stadium [4]
17 January 1 Carolina Panthers L 11-44 8-8 Georgia Dome [5]

StandingsEdit

NFC South
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 11 5 0 .688 5–1 9–3 300 274 W2
Carolina Panthers 11 5 0 .688 4–2 8–4 391 259 W1
Atlanta Falcons 8 8 0 .500 2–4 5–7 351 341 L3
New Orleans Saints 3 13 0 .188 1–5 1–11 235 398 L5

Awards and honorsEdit

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  • Michael Vick, Pro Bowl selection[1]

ReferencesEdit

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Buffalo Baltimore Houston Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta Arizona
Miami Cincinnati Indianapolis Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Carolina St. Louis
New England Cleveland Jacksonville Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans San Francisco
NY Jets Pittsburgh Tennessee San Diego Washington Minnesota Tampa Bay Seattle
2005 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XL

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