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1992 Atlanta Falcons season

1992 Atlanta Falcons season
Head coach Jerry Glanville
Home field Georgia Dome
Record 6–10
Division place 3rd NFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
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< 1991      1993 >

The 1992 Atlanta Falcons season was the team's 27th season in the National Football League. Atlanta played its first season in the Georgia Dome, after having played their first 26 seasons at Fulton County Stadium. The Falcons were unable to match their previous season's output of 10–6 and failed to reach the playoffs.[1]

Atlanta was statistically one of the worst defenses in the NFL in 1992. They were the league's worst team in points allowed (414), total yards allowed (5,549), yards per play (5.9), rushing yards allowed (2,294), and yards per rushing attempt (4.9).[2]




Regular season


Week Date Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 September 6 New York Jets W 20–17 1–0 Georgia Dome
2 September 13 at Washington Redskins L 17–24 1–1 RFK Stadium
3 September 20 New Orleans Saints L 7–10 1–2 Georgia Dome
4 September 27 at Chicago Bears L 31–41 1–3 Soldier Field
5 October 4 Green Bay Packers W 24–10 2–3 Georgia Dome
6 October 11 at Miami Dolphins L 17–21 2–4 Joe Robbie Stadium
7 October 18 at San Francisco 49ers L 17–56 2–5 Candlestick Park
8 Bye
9 November 1 Los Angeles Rams W 30–28 3–5 Georgia Dome
10 November 9 San Francisco 49ers L 3–41 3–6 Georgia Dome
11 November 15 Phoenix Cardinals W 20–17 4–6 Georgia Dome
12 November 22 at Buffalo Bills L 14–41 4–7 Rich Stadium
13 November 29 New England Patriots W 34–0 5–7 Georgia Dome
14 December 3 at New Orleans Saints L 14–22 5–8 Louisiana Superdome
15 December 13 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 35–7 6–8 Tampa Stadium
16 December 21 Dallas Cowboys L 17–41 6–9 Georgia Dome
17 December 27 at Los Angeles Rams L 27–38 6–10 Anaheim Stadium



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