1971 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
7-6-1 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. They finished the season 7-6-1, 4-3-0 at home and 3-3-1 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 San Francisco 49ers 20-17
Week 2 @ Los Angeles Rams 20-20
Week 3 @ Detroit Lions 38-41
Week 4 St. Louis Cardinals 9-26
Week 5 Los Angeles Rams 16-24
Week 6 New Orleans Saints 28-6
Week 7 @ Cleveland Browns 31-14
Week 8 @ Cincinnati Bengals 9-6
Week 9 New York Giants 17-21
Week 10 Green Bay Packers 28-21
Week 11 @ Minnesota Vikings 7-24
Week 12 Oakland Raiders 24-13
Week 13 @ San Francisco 49ers 3-24
Week 14 @ New Orleans Saints 24-20

Coaches

Head Coach: Norm Van Brocklin Defensive Coordinator: Marion Campbell Wide Receivers Coach: Harry Gilmer Backfield Coach: Billy Ray Barnes Defensive Backs Coach: Fred Bruney