1984 Atlanta Falcons season
Head Coach Dan Henning
Home Field Atlanta Stadium
Results
Record 4–12
Place 4th NFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1983 1985

The 1984 Atlanta Falcons season was the Falcons 19th season.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

Round Pick Player Position School
1 9 Rick Bryan Defensive End Oklahoma
2 32 Scott Case Defensive Back Oklahoma
2 36 Thomas Benson Linebacker Oklahoma
3 63 Rod McSwain Defensive Back Clemson
4 94 Rydell Malancon Linebacker LSU
5 132 Cliff Benson Tight End Purdue
6 148 Ben Bennett Quarterback Duke
6 163 Dan Ralph Defensive Tackle Oregon
7 175 Kirk Dodge Linebacker University of Nevada-Las Vegas
8 206 Jeff Jackson Linebacker Auburn
9 233 Glen Howe Tackle Southern Mississippi
10 260 Derrick Franklin Defensive Back Fresno State
11 287 Tommy Norman Wide Receiver Jackson State
12 318 Don Holmes Wide Receiver Mesa

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NFL Supplemental Draft[edit | edit source]

Round Pick Player Position School
1 9 Joey Jones Wide Receiver Alabama
2 36 Mike McInnis Defensive Tackle Arkansas Pine Bluff
3 63 Dennis Woodberry Defensive Back Southern Arkansas

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Personnel[edit | edit source]

Staff[edit | edit source]

1984 Atlanta Falcons final staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

  • Head Coach – Dan Henning
  • Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Line – Dan Sekanovich

Offensive Coaches

  Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – George Dostal

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Game Date Opponent Result Score Record Streak Attendance
1 Sept. 2 at New Orleans Saints Win 36-28 1-0 Won 1
66,652
2 Sept. 9 Detroit Lions Loss (OT) 27-24 1-1 Lost 1
49,878
3 Sept. 16 at Minnesota Vikings Loss 27-20 1-2 Lost 2
53,955
4 Sept. 23 Houston Oilers Win 42-10 2-2 Won 1
45,248
5 Sept. 30 at San Francisco 49ers Loss 14-5 2-3 Lost 1
57,990
6 Oct. 7 at Los Angeles Rams Win 30-28 3-3 Won 1
47,832
7 Oct. 14 New York Giants Loss 19-7 3-4 Lost 1
50,268
8 Oct. 22 Los Angeles Rams Loss 24-10 3-5 Lost 2
52,681
9 Oct. 28 at Pittsburgh Steelers Loss 35-10 3-6 Lost 3
55,971
10 Nov. 5 at Washington Redskins Loss 27-14 3-7 Lost 4
51,301
11 Nov. 11 New Orleans Saints Loss 17-13 3-8 Lost 5
40,590
12 Nov. 18 Cleveland Browns Loss 23-7 3-9 Lost 6
28,280
13 Nov. 25 at Cincinnati Bengals Loss 35-14 3-10 Lost 7
44,678
14 Dec. 2 San Francisco 49ers Loss 35-17 3-11 Lost 8
29,644
15 Dec. 9 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Loss 23-6 3-12 Lost 9
33,808
16 Dec. 16 Philadelphia Eagles Win 26-10 4-12 Won 1
15,582

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Standings[edit | edit source]

Template:1984 NFC West standings

Awards and records[edit | edit source]

  • Gerald Riggs, Franchise Record, Most Rushing Yards in One Game, 202 Yards (September 2, 1984) [3]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 http://www.pro-football-reference.com/teams/atl/1984_draft.htm
  2. http://www.jt-sw.com/football/pro/results.nsf/Teams/1984-atl
  3. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 98
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