1982 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
5-4-0 0-1 3198 1897 1301 23 214 3226 2057 1169 26 200
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The Atlanta Falcons' seventeenth season was in 1982, and it was the sixth season Leeman Bennett served as the head coach of the team. The Falcons played their home games at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. They finished the year 5-4-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Minnesota Vikings 30-24.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ New York Giants 16-14
Week 2 Los Angeles Raiders 14-38
Week 11 Los Angeles Rams 34-17
Week 12 St. Louis Cardinals 20-23
Week 13 @ Denver Broncos 34-27
Week 14 New Orleans Saints 35-0
Week 15 @ San Francisco 49ers 17-7
Week 16 Green Bay Packers 7-38
Week 17 @ New Orleans Saints 6-35


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ Minnesota Vikings 24-30

1982 Atlanta Falcons Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Leeman Bennett Quarterbacks Coach: Dick Wood Wide Receivers Coach: Jimmy Raye Offensive Backs Coach: John North Defensive Line Coach: Jim Stanley