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1970 Atlanta Falcons season

Season information
TeamAtlanta Falcons
Season Year1970
Head coachNorm Van Brocklin
Results
Record4-8-2
Place3rd NFC West
Playoff finishdid not qualify
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The 1970 Atlanta Falcons season was their 5th in the league. The team failed to improve on their previous season's output of 6-8, winning only four games. They failed to reach the playoffs for the fifth straight season.

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Falcons rally for 28-24 win over Buccaneers - The Associated Press Tweet this news
The Associated Press---Atlanta- won an earlier meeting this -season- 27-21 when Blount was stopped for no gain on fourth-and-1 from the -Falcons- 2 with just under 2 minutes to go.--- - Date : Mon, 06 Dec 2010 01:00:00 GMT+00:00
NFL Preview - St. Louis (6-6) at New Orleans (9-3) - MiamiHerald.com Tweet this news
MiamiHerald.com--The Saints visit Baltimore and the -Falcons- in the next two weeks before hosting Tampa Bay in the -season- finale on Jan. 2. Thomas, who ran for a team-best ... - Date : Thu, 09 Dec 2010 21:34:56 GMT+00:00
Falcons rally for 28-24 win over Buccaneers - TMCnet Tweet this news
TMCnet--The third-year pro has led 13 winning drives in the fourth quarter or overtime during his career, six this -season-. -Atlanta- (10-2) retained sole possession ... - Date : Thu, 09 Dec 2010 03:34:40 GMT+00:00
JaMarcus Russell and Co.: Failures of NFL QBs Drafted No. 1 Overall - Bleacher Report Tweet this news
Bleacher Report--Michael Vick was taken two drafts later, by the -Atlanta Falcons-. Vick, while unquestionably being a rare athletic talent, was hardly a starter for two years ... - Date : Tue, 11 May 2010 15:08:41 GMT+00:00

NFL Draft :
Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
2 39 Art Malone Fullback Arizona State
3 64 Andy Maurer Guard Oregon
3 65 Todd Snyder Wide Receiver Ohio

Schedule :
Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 20, 1970 at New Orleans Saints W 14-3
2 September 27, 1970 at Green Bay Packers L 27-24
3 October 4, 1970 San Francisco 49ers W 21-20
4 October 11, 1970 at Dallas Cowboys L 13-0
5 October 18, 1970 at Denver Broncos L 24-10
6 October 25, 1970 New Orleans Saints W 32-14
7 November 1, 1970 Chicago Bears L 23-14
8 November 8, 1970 at Los Angeles Rams T 10-10
9 November 15, 1970 at Philadelphia Eagles T 13-13
10 November 22, 1970 Los Angeles Rams L 17-7
11 November 30, 1970 Miami Dolphins L 20-7
12 December 6, 1970 at San Francisco 49ers L 24-20
13 December 13, 1970 Pittsburgh Steelers W 27-16
14 December 20, 1970 Minnesota Vikings L 37-7

Standings :
NFC West
Team W L T PCT PF PA STK
San Francisco 49ers 10 3 1 .769 352 267 W-3
Los Angeles Rams 9 4 1 .692 325 202 W-1
Atlanta Falcons 4 8 2 .333 206 261 L-1
New Orleans Saints 2 11 1 .154 172 347 L-6

Atlanta Falcons

The franchiseFranchise * Seasons * History * Players * Expansion draft * Draft history * First-round draft picks
StadiumsAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium * Georgia Dome
CultureRankin M. Smith, Sr. * Arthur Blank * Fight Song * Freddie Falcon * Michael Vick dog fighting investigation
RivalryCarolina Panthers * New Orleans Saints
Starting quarterbacksJohnson * Berry * Lee * Bartkowski * Archer * Campbell * Miller * Hebert * George * Chandler * Vick * Harrington * Redman * Ryan
Head coachesHecker * Van Brocklin * Campbell * Peppler * Bennett * Henning * Campbell * Hanifan * Glanville * Jones * Reeves * W. Phillips * J.L. Mora * Petrino * Thomas * Smith
Division championships (3)1980 * 1998 * 2004
Super Bowl appearances (1)XXXIII
Retired numbers10 * 31 * 57 * 58 * 60 * 78 * 87
Seasons1966 * 1967 * 1968 * 1969 * 1970 * 1971 * 1972 * 1973 * 1974 * 1975 * 1976 * 1977 * 1978 * 1979 * 1980 * 1981 * 1982 * 1983 * 1984 * 1985 * 1986 * 1987 * 1988 * 1989 * 1990 * 1991 * 1992 * 1993 * 1994 * 1995 * 1996 * 1997 * 1998 * 1999 * 2000 * 2001 * 2002 * 2003 * 2004 * 2005 * 2006 * 2007 * 2008 * 2009 * 2010
Current league affiliationsLeague: National Football League * Conference: National Football Conference * Division: South Division

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