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1973 Atlanta Falcons (NFL) 2nd place National Football Conference Western Division 9-5-0 .643
Head Coach: Norm Van Brocklin
Offensive BacksBilly Ray Barnes
Defensive BacksFred Bruney
DefenseMarion Campbell
ReceiversHarry Gilmer
Defensive LineBob Griffin
Offensive LineDuane Putnam
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/11/1973HBaltimore Colts34-20WAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium57122
Sat8/18/1973HNew England Patriots27-10WAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium56238
Sat8/25/1973NCleveland Browns17-20LKnoxville, TNNeyland Stadium40831
Sat9/1/1973ACincinnati Bengals20-31LCincinnati, OHRiverfront Stadium55863
Sat9/8/1973APittsburgh Steelers0-19LPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium50350
Sun9/16/1973ANew Orleans Saints62-7WNew Orleans, LATulane Stadium66428
Sun9/23/1973ALos Angeles Rams0-31LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum61197
Mon10/1/1973ADetroit Lions6-31LDetroit, MITiger Stadium45599
Sun10/7/1973HSan Francisco 49ers9-13LAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium51107
Sun10/14/1973HChicago Bears46-6WAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium47342
Sun10/21/1973ASan Diego Chargers41-0WSan Diego, CASan Diego Stadium41527
Sun10/28/1973ASan Francisco 49ers17-3WSan Francisco, CACandlestick Park56825
Sun11/4/1973HLos Angeles Rams15-13WAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium55837
Sun11/11/1973APhiladelphia Eagles44-27WPhiladelphia, PAVeterans Stadium63114
Mon11/19/1973HMinnesota Vikings20-14WAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium56519
Sun11/25/1973ANew York Jets28-20WNew York, NYShea Stadium47283
Sun12/2/1973HBuffalo Bills6-17LAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium54607
Sun12/9/1973HSt. Louis Cardinals10-32LAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium48030
Sun12/16/1973HNew Orleans Saints14-10WAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium34147
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
63Nick BeboutOT6-526122Wyoming13
51Duane BensonLB6-221828Hamline14
50Greg BrezinaRLB6-122127Houston14
34Ray BrownLS6-220624West Texas A&M14
82Ken BurrowWR6-019125Utah State; San Diego State9
81Wes ChessonWR6-219524Duke2
41Al DoddWR6-018228Northwestern State (Louisiana)13
32Ray EasterlingS6-019324Richmond1
29Clarence EllisRS5-1119323Notre Dame14
66Ted FritschC6-223923St. Norbert14
68Frank GallagherOG6-224030North Carolina3
84Tom GeredineWR6-219123Truman State12
65Len GotshalkLOT-LOG6-425524Santa Rosa JC; Humboldt State14
43Dave HamptonRB6-021026Wyoming14
58Don HansenLLB6-322729Illinois14
56Dennis HavigROG6-225324Colorado14
27Tom HayesRCB6-119927Riverside CC; San Diego State1414
87Claude HumphreyLDE6-525829Tennessee State14
6John JamesP6-319924Florida140
75George KunzROT6-525126Notre Dame1414
22Rolland LawrenceCB5-1017922Tabor140
19Bob LeeQB6-219027Arizona State; San Francisco CC; Pacific12
69Mike LewisRDT6-426024Wiley; Arkansas-Pine Bluff14
25Art MaloneRB5-1121125Arizona State9
77Rosie ManningDT6-526023Northeastern State1
78Greg MarxDT6-426023Notre Dame14
33Henry MatthewsRB6-320324Michigan State3
64Andy MaurerLOG6-325525Oregon14
83Larry MialikTE6-223023Wisconsin14
12Nick Mike-MayerK5-818723Temple140
86Jim MitchellTE6-123526Prairie View A&M14
52Ken MitchellLB6-122425Nevada-Las Vegas14
80Louis NealWR6-420522Prairie View A&M5
60Tommy NobisMLB6-223530Texas14
35Tony PlummerS5-1018926San Mateo JC; Pacific14
23Joe ProfitRB6-021024Louisiana-Monroe3
44Eddie RayRB6-123726Louisiana State14
36Ken ReavesLCB6-320629Norfolk State14
61Bill SandemanLOT6-625631Stockton JC; Pacific12
11Dick ShinerQB6-019731Maryland4
7Pat SullivanQB6-020123Auburn4
74Mike TillemanLDT6-527529Montana13
57Jeff Van NoteC6-224727Kentucky1414
5Harmon WagesRB6-121427Florida6
79Chuck WalkerDT6-224932Duke14
59Lonnie WarwickLB6-323531Tennessee; Tennessee Tech14
30Joe WashingtonRB5-918023Kennedy-King JC; Illinois State9
71John ZookRDE6-524026Kansas14
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Greg Marx239DTNotre Dame
Tom Geredine494WRTruman Statefrom NYG
Nick Bebout6142TWyoming
Tommy Campbell7170DBIowa State
Tom Reed8195GArkansas
Russ Ingram9220CTexas Tech
Nick Mike-Mayer10248KTemple
Byron Buelow11273DBWisconsin-LaCrosse
Mike Samples12298DTDrake
Chris Stecher13326TClaremont-Mudd-Scripps
John Madeya14351QBLouisville
Tom Gage15376DBLamar
Rufus Ferguson16404RBWisconsin
Jim Hodge17428WRArkansas
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals511246479
Opponents Totals38765654
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals240123100178220839.466598
Opponents Totals38:3421210492167421135.158562
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Nick Mike-Mayer03434100.0263868.40112
Eddie Ray110000066
Ken Burrow70000042
Dave Hampton50000030
Art Malone30000018
Tom Hayes20000012
Joe Profit20000012
Wes Chesson1000006
Tom Geredine1000006
Louis Neal1000006
Harmon Wages1000006
Tony Plummer0000012
Team Totals343434100.0263868.41318
Opponents Totals24232495.8192867.90223
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Nick Mike-Mayer263868.45/57/106/97/121/2
Team Totals263868.45/57/106/97/121/2
Opponents Totals192867.93/34/48/124/70/2
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Dave Hampton2639973.8254
Eddie Ray964344.5179
Art Malone763364.4142
Bob Lee29672.3110
Joe Profit18553.192
Harmon Wages18472.6131
Joe Washington4369.0160
Jim Mitchell5346.8130
Pat Sullivan3196.390
Ken Burrow2178.590
Dick Shiner3-2-0.730
Tom Geredine1-3-3.0-30
Team Totals51820373.92518
Opponents Totals52021294.157t12
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bob Lee23012052.210217867.814.957104.383.528256153077.9
Pat Sullivan261453.8121756.712.521t13.800.021915687.8
Dick Shiner643453.1264016.311.83434.746.3118631562.0
Team Totals32016852.514023627.414.157144.4123.841361200175.5
Opponents Totals32415146.615116195.010.742113.4226.829189143044.8
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Jim Mitchell3242013.1500
Ken Burrow3156718.3577
Dave Hampton2527310.9221
Al Dodd1929115.3250
Eddie Ray1919210.139t2
Art Malone191779.3331
Tom Geredine1223119.3461
Louis Neal513126.2501
Wes Chesson23618.0201
Larry Mialik23015.0170
Harmon Wages2147.0140
Team Totals168236214.15714
Opponents Totals151161910.74211
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Ray Brown69916.5240
Tom Hayes414235.565t2
Greg Brezina35117.0360
Clarence Ellis29045.0480
Ken Reaves22010.0110
Rolland Lawrence18181.0810
Tony Plummer13939.0390
Claude Humphrey166.060
Don Hansen100.000
Chuck Walker100.000
Team Totals2252824.0812
Opponents Totals12836.9420
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
John James63268242.67205185239738.0
Team Totals63268242.67205185239738.0
Opponents Totals80336842.17105429283935.5
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Ray Brown40113609.0570
Al Dodd81698.6280
Rolland Lawrence0100
Team Totals48134298.9570
Opponents Totals30161856.2540
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Joe Washington2043221.6300
Dave Hampton1125823.5420
Tom Geredine921123.4510
Tony Plummer511523.0370
Rolland Lawrence37123.7280
Duane Benson3206.790
Joe Profit100.000
Harmon Wages100.000
Team Totals53110720.9510
Opponents Totals58136923.6500
Team Totals29.0189.0Opponents Totals41.0361.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Ray Brown410100
Ken Burrow100000
Al Dodd110180
Clarence Ellis0001100
Tom Geredine111200
Dave Hampton710100
Don Hansen103300
Dennis Havig0010100
Tom Hayes00101160
Claude Humphrey00011220
George Kunz0010100
Rolland Lawrence0002200
Bob Lee6404-50
Art Malone200000
Andy Maurer0010100
Larry Mialik0001100
Jim Mitchell0010100
Ken Mitchell0002200
Tommy Nobis0001100
Tony Plummer0001100
Joe Profit300000
Eddie Ray800000
Ken Reaves110100
Bill Sandeman0020200
Dick Shiner410100
Pat Sullivan100000
Lonnie Warwick0001100
John Zook0001100
Team Totals4023171532410
Opponents Totals29151321341
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