2012 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
13-3-0 1-1 6800 5155 1645 22 393 6713 4470 2243 34 347
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The Atlanta Falcons' forty-seventh season was in 2012, and it was the fifth season Mike Smith served as the head coach of the team. The Falcons played their home games at Georgia Dome. They finished the year 13-3-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC South, and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the San Francisco 49ers 28-24.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 Baltimore Ravens 17-31
Preaseason Week 2 Cincinnati Bengals 19-24
Preaseason Week 3 @ Miami Dolphins 23-6
Preaseason Week 4 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 14-24
Week 1 @ Kansas City Chiefs 40-24
Week 2 Denver Broncos 27-21
Week 3 @ San Diego Chargers 27-3
Week 4 Carolina Panthers 30-28
Week 5 @ Washington Redskins 24-17
Week 6 Oakland Raiders 23-20
Week 7 Bye Week
Week 8 @ Philadelphia Eagles 30-17
Week 9 Dallas Cowboys 19-13
Week 10 @ New Orleans Saints 27-31
Week 11 Arizona Cardinals 23-19
Week 12 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-23
Week 13 New Orleans Saints 23-13
Week 14 @ Carolina Panthers 20-30
Week 15 New York Giants 34-0
Week 16 @ Detroit Lions 31-18
Week 17 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17-22


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Seattle Seahawks 30-28
Conference Championship San Francisco 49ers 24-28

2012 Atlanta Falcons Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Mike Smith Offensive Coordinator: Dirk Koetter Defensive Coordinator: Mike Nolan Special Teams Coordinator: Keith Armstrong Quarterbacks Coach: Glenn Thomas Wide Receivers Coach: Terry Robiskie Offensive Line Coach: Paul Dunn, Pat Hill Running Backs Coach: Gerald Brown Tight Ends Coach: Chris Scelfo Offensive Assistant Coach: Andrew Weidinger Defensive Line Coach: Ray Hamilton Linebackers Coach: Glenn Pires Defensive Backs Coach: Joe Danna Secondary Coach: Tim Lewis Defensive Assistant Coach: Mark Collins Assistant Special Teams Coach: Eric Sutulovich Director of Special Projects: Karl Pierburg Director of Athletic Performance: Jeff Fish Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: A.J. Neibel, Jonas Beauchemin Owner: Arthur Blank President: Rich McKay Chief Executive Officer: Rich McKay General Manager: Thomas Dimitroff Director of Pro Scouting: DeJuan Polk Director of Football Administration: Nick Polk Director of Player Personnel: David Caldwell Coordinator of Scouting Administration: Rebecca Hill Associate Director of Player Personnel: Lionel Vital Pro Scout: Bob Kronenberg Area Scout: Shepley Heard, Steve Sabo, Anthony Robinson, Michael Ross Eastern Regional Scout: Marvin Allen Western Regional Scout: Mark Olson Scouting Assistant: Mike Potts Player Personnel Assistant: Chase Falivene Salary Cap Assistant: Chase Falivene Director of Football Systems: Karl Pierburg Executive Assistant to the Head Coach: Brenda Johnston Administrative Assistant: Kim Leone Executive Assistant to the Coaching Staff: Billie Jo Reynolds Head Athletic Trainer: Marty Lauzon Assistant Athletic Trainer: Danny Long