| ||Offense ||Defense |
|Record ||Playoff record ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs |
|7-6-1 ||0-0 ||3959 ||2256 ||1703 ||36 ||221 ||3787 ||1638 ||2149 ||38 ||237 |
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The Atlanta Falcons' sixth season was in 1971, and it was the fourth season Norm Van Brocklin served as the head coach of the team. The Falcons played their home games at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. They finished the season 7-6-1, 4-3-0 at home and 3-3-1 on the road.
1971 Atlanta Falcons Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Norm Van Brocklin Defensive Coordinator: Marion Campbell Wide Receivers Coach: Harry Gilmer Defensive Backs Coach: Fred Bruney Backfield Coach: Billy Ray Barnes