1990 Atlanta Falcons season
Head Coach Jerry Glanville
Home Field Atlanta Stadium
Results
Record 5–11
Place 4th NFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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The 1990 Atlanta Falcons season was the team's 25th season in the National Football League. Jerry Glanville was hired to be the team’s new coach. The franchise changed their helmets from red to black.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Personnel[edit | edit source]

Staff[edit | edit source]

1990 Atlanta Falcons final staff
Front Office
  • Chairman of the Board – Rankin M. Smith, Sr.
  • President – Taylor Smith
  • Vice President of Player Personnel – Ken Herock
  • Director of Pro Scouting – Chuck Connor

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

  Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

  • Special Teams – Keith Rowen

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Tim Jorgensen

Roster[edit | edit source]

1990 Atlanta Falcons final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs


Wide receivers


Tight ends


Offensive linemen


Defensive linemen


Linebackers


Defensive backs


Special teams


Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Score Record
1 September 9 Houston Oilers W 47–27 1–0 Atlanta Stadium
56,222
2 September 16 at Detroit Lions L 14–21 1–1 Pontiac Silverdome
48,691
3 September 23 at San Francisco 49ers L 13–19 1–2 Candlestick Park
62,858
4 Bye week
5 October 7 New Orleans Saints W 28–27 2–2 Atlanta Stadium
57,401
6 October 14 San Francisco 49ers L 35–45 2–3 Atlanta Stadium
57,921
7 October 21 at Los Angeles Rams L 24–44 2–4 Anaheim Stadium
54,761
8 October 28 Cincinnati Bengals W 38–17 3–4 Atlanta Stadium
53,214
9 November 4 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 9–21 3–5 Three Rivers Stadium
57,093
10 November 11 at Chicago Bears L 24–30 3–6 Soldier Field
62,855
11 November 18 Philadelphia Eagles L 23–24 3–7 Atlanta Stadium
53,755
12 November 25 at New Orleans Saints L 7–10 3–8 Louisiana Superdome
68,629
13 December 2 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 17–23 3–9 Tampa Stadium
42,839
14 December 9 Phoenix Cardinals L 13–24 3–10 Atlanta Stadium
36,222
15 December 16 at Cleveland Browns L 10–13 3–11 Cleveland Stadium
46,536
16 December 23 Los Angeles Rams W 20–13 4–11 Atlanta Stadium
30,021
17 December 30 Dallas Cowboys W 26–7 5–11 Atlanta Stadium
50,097

Standings[edit | edit source]

Template:1990 NFC West standings

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

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