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1997 Atlanta Falcons season

1997 Atlanta Falcons season
Head coach Dan Reeves
Home field Georgia Dome
Results
Record 7–9
Division place 3rd NFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season      Next season
< 1996      1998 >

The 1997 Atlanta Falcons season was the team's 32nd season in the National Football League.

Offseason

NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School
1 11 Michael Booker Defensive Back Nebraska
2 32 Nathan Davis Defensive End Indiana
2 41 Byron Hanspard Running Back Texas Tech
3 70 O.J. Santiago Tight End Kent State
4 100 Henri Crockett Linebacker Florida State
5 133 Marcus Wimberly Defensive Back Miami
6 180 Calvin Collins Guard Texas A&M
7 204 Tony Graziani Quarterback Oregon
7 222 Chris Bayne Defensive Back Fresno State
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Personnel

Staff

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 August 31 at Detroit Lions L 17–28 0–1 Pontiac Silverdome
61,244
2 September 7 Carolina Panthers L 6–9 0–2 Georgia Dome
51,829
3 September 14 Oakland Raiders L 31–36 0–3 Georgia Dome
47,922
4 September 21 at San Francisco 49ers L 7–34 0–4 3Com Park
60,404
5 September 28 Denver Broncos L 21–29 0–5 Georgia Dome
48,211
6 Bye
7 October 12 at New Orleans Saints W 23–17 1–5 Louisiana Superdome
65,619
8 October 19 San Francisco 49ers L 28–35 1–6 Georgia Dome
53,378
9 October 26 at Carolina Panthers L 12–21 1–7 Ericsson Stadium
54,675
10 November 2 St. Louis Rams W 34–31 2–7 Georgia Dome
36,583
11 November 9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 10–31 2–8 Georgia Dome
46,018
12 November 16 at St. Louis Rams W 27–21 3–8 Trans World Dome
64,299
13 November 23 New Orleans Saints W 20–3 4–8 Georgia Dome
48,620
14 November 30 at Seattle Seahawks W 24–17 5–8 Kingdome
52,584
15 December 7 at San Diego Chargers W 14–3 6–8 Qualcomm Stadium
46,317
16 December 14 Philadelphia Eagles W 20–17 7–8 Georgia Dome
42,866
17 December 21 at Arizona Cardinals L 26–29 7–9 Sun Devil Stadium
32,003

Standings

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Awards and records

Milestones

References

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

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