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1975 Atlanta Falcons season

1975 Atlanta Falcons season
Head coach Marion Campbell
Home field Atlanta Stadium
Results
Record 4-10
Division place 3rd NFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1974      1976 >

The 1975 Atlanta Falcons season was the Falcons' tenth season. The Falcons drafted Steve Bartkowski with their first round pick in the NFL Draft.

Offseason

NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School
1 1 Steve Bartkowski[1] Quarterback University of California

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 21, 1975 at St. Louis Cardinals L 23-20
42,172
2 September 28, 1975 Detroit Lions L 17-14
45,218
3 October 5, 1975 New Orleans Saints W 14-7
29,444
4 October 12, 1975 at San Francisco 49ers W 17-3
44,043
5 October 19, 1975 at Los Angeles Rams L 22-7
64,843
6 October 26, 1975 Cincinnati Bengals L 21-14
45,811
7 November 2, 1975 at New Orleans Saints L 23-7
49,342
8 November 9, 1975 at Minnesota Vikings L 38-0
43,751
9 November 16, 1975 Los Angeles Rams L 16-7
44,595
10 November 23, 1975 Denver Broncos W 35-21
28,686
11 November 30, 1975 at Oakland Raiders L 37-34
50,860
12 December 7, 1975 Washington Redskins L 30-27
52,809
13 December 14, 1975 San Francisco 49ers W 31-9
38,501
14 December 21, 1975 at Green Bay Packers L 22-13
56,267

Standings

[2]

Game summaries

Week 1: at St. Louis Cardinals

1 2 34Total
Falcons 7 6 7020
Cardinals 7 6 01023

at Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri

  • Date: Sunday, September 21
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 54°F, wind 10 mph
  • Pro-Football-Reference.com
Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
  • STL - Jim Bakken 22-yard field goal - Cardinals 10-7
  • ATL - Dave Hampton 6-yard run (kick failed) - Falcons 13-10
  • STL - Jim Bakken 39-yard field goal - Tied 13-13
Third Quarter
  • ATL - Dave Hampton 1-yard run (Nick Mike-Mayer kick) - Falcons 20-13
Fourth Quarter
  • STL - Earl Thomas 8-yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick) - Tied 20-20
  • STL - Jim Bakken 25-yard field goal - Cardinals 23-20
Falcons
  • Steve Bartkowski
    8/16, 81 Yds, INT
  • Dave Hampton
    23 Rush, 135 Yds, 2 TD
  • Woody Thompson
    3 Rec, 29 Yds
Cardinals
  • Jim Hart
    12/23, 150 Yds, TD, 2 INT
  • Terry Metcalf
    20 Rush, 99 Yds, TD
  • Mel Gray
    3 Rec, 65 Yds

Roster

Awards and records

Milestones

References

  • Falcons on Pro Football Reference
  • Falcons on jt-sw.com

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