1972 Atlanta Falcons Statistics

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 Roster
1972 Atlanta Falcons Results

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.

Atlanta ran up 269 points, while the defensive squad surrendered 274. Dave Hampton carried the ball for a team-best 995 yards for the Falcons, 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 were targeted regularly as well.

Tom Hayes seized 5 opponent throws.

Norm Van Brocklin coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Bob Berry27715455.621587.8134.7124.3573925578.5
Pat Sullivan19315.8442.300.0315.8182280.0
Totals29615753.022027.4134.4155.157 41283

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dave Hampton2309954.356 6
Art Malone1807984.427 8
Joe Profit401323.314 0
Bob Berry24863.616 2
Eddie Ray8344.20
Willie Belton10202.00
Jim Mitchell2199.518 0
Pat Sullivan284.010 0
Ken Burrow331.00
Bill Bell1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals50020924.256 16

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Art Malone5058511.757 2
Ken Burrow2949217.040 5
Jim Mitchell2847016.840 4
Dave Hampton2324410.643 1
Wes Chesson1833818.846 1
Joe Profit3227.314 0
Todd Snyder11919.019 0
Ray Jarvis11818.018 0
Eddie Ray11414.014 0
Ron Lamb11010.010 0
Willie Belton1-1-1.0-1 0
Bob Berry1-9-9.0-9 0
Totals157220214.057 13

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Bill Bell3131100.0301653.379
Totals3131100.0301653.379

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
John James61260942.859
Totals61260942.859

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Willie Belton171106.534 0
Ray Brown8718.929 0
Clarence Ellis11313.013 0
John Small100.00
Totals271947.234 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dave Hampton2553521.452 0
Willie Belton2144121.041 0
Art Malone23718.520 0
Tony Plummer12121.021 0
Willie Germany252.50
Wes Chesson100.00
Totals52103920.052 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tom Hayes5102.00
Tommy Nobis37424.737 1
Ken Reaves35919.728 0
Clarence Ellis3134.313 0
Ray Brown24623.046 0
Mike Lewis133.00
Don Hansen100.00
Totals1820511.446 1

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Bill Bell01631079
Art Malone82000060
Dave Hampton61000042
Ken Burrow0500030
Jim Mitchell0400024
Bob Berry2000012
Wes Chesson100006
John Zook10006
Tommy Nobis10006
Mike Lewis000012
Claude Humphrey00012
Totals16130001101631002269



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