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1982 Atlanta Falcons season
Head Coach Leeman Bennett
Home Field Atlanta Stadium
Results
Record 5-4
Place 5th NFC
Playoff Finish Lost First Round, NFC Playoffs
Timeline
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1981 1983

The 1982 Atlanta Falcons season saw the Falcons qualify for the postseason.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School
1 9 Gerald RiggsRunning Back Arizona State
2 36 Doug Rogers Defensive End Stanford
3 63 Stacey Bailey Wide Receiver San Jose State
4 95 Reggie Brown Running Back Oregon
5 122 Von Mansfield Defensive Back Wisconsin
6 149 Mike Kelley Quarterback Georgia Tech
7 176 David Toloumu Running Back Hawaii
8 203 Ricky Eberhardt Defensive Back Morris Brown
9 235 Mike Horan Punter Long Beach State
10 262 Curtis Stowers Linebacker Mississippi State
11 288 Jeff Keller Wide Receiver Washington State
12 315 Dave Levenick Linebacker Wisconsin

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Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Game Date Opponent Result Score Record Attendance
1 Sept. 12 at New York Giants Win 16-14 1-0
74,286
2 Sept. 19 Los Angeles Raiders Loss 38-14 1-1
54,774
3 Nov. 21 Los Angeles Rams Win 34-17 2-1
39,686
4 Nov. 28 St. Louis Cardinals Loss 23-20 2-2
33,411
5 Dec. 5 at Denver Broncos Win 34-27 3-2
73,984
6 Dec. 12 New Orleans Saints Win 35-0 4-2
39,535
7 Dec. 19 San Francisco 49ers Win 17-7 5-2
53,234
8 Dec. 26 at Green Bay Packers Loss 38-7 5-3
50,245
9 Jan. 2 at New Orleans Saints Loss 35-6 5-4
47,336
Wildcard Jan. 9 at Minnesota Vikings Loss 30-24
60,560

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StandingsEdit

Template:1982 NFC standings

RosterEdit

Awards and recordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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