1981 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
7-9-0 0-0 5664 3699 1965 41 318 5354 3688 1666 46 303
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The Atlanta Falcons' sixteenth season was in 1981, and it was the fifth season Leeman Bennett served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 7-9-0, 4-4-0 at home and 3-5-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 New Orleans Saints 27-0
Week 2 @ Green Bay Packers 31-17
Week 3 San Francisco 49ers 34-17
Week 4 @ Cleveland Browns 17-28
Week 5 @ Philadelphia Eagles 13-16
Week 6 Los Angeles Rams 35-37
Week 7 St. Louis Cardinals 41-20
Week 8 New York Giants 24-27
Week 9 @ New Orleans Saints 41-10
Week 10 @ San Francisco 49ers 14-17
Week 11 Pittsburgh Steelers 20-34
Week 12 Minnesota Vikings 31-30
Week 13 @ Houston Oilers 31-27
Week 14 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-24
Week 15 @ Los Angeles Rams 16-21
Week 16 Cincinnati Bengals 28-30

Coaches

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