2021 Atlanta Falcons schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
7-10-0 0-0 5796 3961 1835 30 340 7303 4716 2587 22 454
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The Atlanta Falcons' fifty-sixth season was in 2021, playing their home games at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. During the offseason they hired Arthur Smith to lead the team. Smith previously was the offensive coordinator of the Tennessee Titans and had twelve years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 7-10-0, 1-6-0 at home and 6-4-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 Tennessee Titans 3-23
Preaseason Week 2 @ Miami Dolphins 17-37
Preaseason Week 3 Cleveland Browns 10-19
Preaseason Week 4 New Orleans Saints 2021-09-11
Week 1 Philadelphia Eagles 6-32
Week 2 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 25-48
Week 3 @ New York Giants 17-14
Week 4 Washington Football Team 30-34
Week 4 Bye Week
Week 5 vs. New York Jets 27-20
Week 6 Bye Week
Week 7 @ Miami Dolphins 30-28
Week 8 Carolina Panthers 13-19
Week 9 @ New Orleans Saints 27-25
Week 10 @ Dallas Cowboys 3-43
Week 11 New England Patriots 0-25
Week 12 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 21-14
Week 13 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17-30
Week 14 @ Carolina Panthers 29-21
Week 15 @ San Francisco 49ers 13-31
Week 16 Detroit Lions 20-16
Week 17 @ Buffalo Bills 15-29
Week 18 New Orleans Saints 20-30

2021 Atlanta Falcons Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Arthur Smith Offensive Coordinator: Dave Ragone Defensive Coordinator: Dean Pees Special Teams Coordinator: Marquice Williams Quarterbacks Coach: Charles London Wide Receivers Coach: Dave Brock Offensive Line Coach: Dwayne Ledford Running Backs Coach: Desmond Kitchings Tight Ends Coach: Justin Peelle Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Chandler Henley Offensive Assistant Coach: Danny Breyer Passing Game Specialist: T.J. Yates Defensive Line Coach: Gary Emanuel Linebackers Coach: Frank Bush Outside Linebackers Coach: Ted Monachino Secondary Coach: Jon Hoke Assistant Defensive Backs Coach: Nick Perry Defensive Assistant Coach: Matt Pees, Lanier Goethie Senior Assistant Coach: Steve Hoffman Strength and Conditioning Coach: Thomas Stallworth Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Bobby Thomas, Roderick Moore, Jr. Business Operations Coordinator: Madison McDoulett Owner: Arthur Blank General Manager: Terry Fontenot Director of Coaching Operations: Brian Griffin Assistant Director of Coaching Operations: Sarah Hogan Scouting Assistant: Rushell Harvey Football Analyst: Patrick Kramer, Sal Conti, Charles Walker, Paul Rice Diversity Coaching Intern: Mario Jeberaeel