1972 Atlanta Falcons Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-7
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Norm Van Brocklin (7-7)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
1972 Atlanta Falcons Statistics
1972 Atlanta Falcons Roster

The Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League ended the 1972 season with a record of 7 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference.

The Falcons ran up 269 points, but the defensive squad surrendered 274. Dave Hampton carried the ball for a team-best 995 yards for Atlanta, and Art Malone also contributed to the rushing attack.

Bob Berry threw for 2,158 yards. Art Malone hauled in 50 passes for 585 yards. Ken Burrow and Jim Mitchell contributed to the receiving game as well.

Tom Hayes seized 5 opponent throws.

Norm Van Brocklin coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 269
Regular Season Points Against: 274

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


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