2016 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
11-5-0 2-1 9376 6717 2659 19 532 8215 5853 2362 31 503
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The Atlanta Falcons' fifty-first season was in 2016, and it was the second season Dan Quinn served as the head coach of the team. The Falcons played their home games at Georgia Dome. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC South, and 2-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the New England Patriots 34-28. At the end of the season, Matt Ryan was awarded with the AP Offensive Player of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 Washington Redskins 23-17
Preaseason Week 2 @ Cleveland Browns 24-13
Preaseason Week 3 vs. Miami Dolphins 6-17
Preaseason Week 4 Jacksonville Jaguars 17-15
Week 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-31
Week 2 @ Oakland Raiders 35-28
Week 3 @ New Orleans Saints 45-32
Week 4 Carolina Panthers 48-33
Week 5 @ Denver Broncos 23-16
Week 6 @ Seattle Seahawks 24-26
Week 7 San Diego Chargers 30-33
Week 8 Green Bay Packers 33-32
Week 9 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 43-28
Week 10 @ Philadelphia Eagles 15-24
Week 11 Bye Week
Week 12 Arizona Cardinals 38-19
Week 13 Kansas City Chiefs 28-29
Week 14 @ Los Angeles Rams 42-14
Week 15 San Francisco 49ers 41-13
Week 16 @ Carolina Panthers 33-16
Week 17 New Orleans Saints 38-32


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Seattle Seahawks 36-20
Conference Championship Green Bay Packers 44-21
Super Bowl vs. New England Patriots 28-34

2016 Atlanta Falcons Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Dan Quinn Assistant Head Coach: Raheem Morris Offensive Coordinator: Kyle Shanahan Defensive Coordinator: Richard Smith Special Teams Coordinator: Keith Armstrong Assistant Passing Game Coordinator: Jerome Henderson Quarterbacks Coach: Matt LaFleur Wide Receivers Coach: Raheem Morris Offensive Line Coach: Chris Morgan Running Backs Coach: Bobby Turner Tight Ends Coach: Wade Harman Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Keith Carter Offensive Assistant Coach: Mike McDaniel, Mike LaFleur Seasonal Offensive Assistant Coach: Katie Sowers Defensive Line Coach: Bryan Cox Linebackers Coach: Jeff Ulbrich, Doug Mallory Defensive Backs Coach: Chad Walker Secondary Coach: Marquand Manuel Senior Defensive Assistant Coach: Marquand Manuel Defensive Assistant Coach: Chad Walker, Doug Mallory Assistant Special Teams Coach: Eric Sutulovich Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jesse Ackerman Coordinator of Head Coach Operations: Sarah Hogan Owner: Arthur Blank General Manager: Thomas Dimitroff Head Athletic Trainer: Marty Lauzon Athletic Performance Manager: A.J. Neibel Assistant Athletic Trainer: Danny Long Coaching Intern: Justin Outten, Aden Durde Scouting Intern: Katie Sowers Special Teams Intern: Lance Schulters