The closest they came to winning a championship was in 1998 and 2016 when they lost the Super Bowl. Drew Brees is past 40, but still the game’s most efficient quarterback, while Michael Thomas and Alvin Kamara are among the best one two punch in football. The Falcons have a few weapons of their own, however, and they hope in 2019 they’ll all be on the field when it counts. All-time Passing Leader: Matt Ryan 4,650/7,103, 53,367 yds, 333 TD . ), Mike Mularkey (Tight Ends), Bob Sutton (Senior Defensive Asst.) Here is a look at how their 2019 opponents finished in the 2018 season. They languished last season, but much of their failure can be traced to the season ending injury to quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. 183. (Won 1 Round), Lost Wild Card Round Analysts really liked the Jaguars last preseason and picked them to be a team to watch in the AFC after they made it as far as the conference championship game. © 2005-2020 CBS INTERACTIVE ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 53 127 15. first downs 1st downs rushing passing by penalty. Do you have a blog? See our list of forfeits and vacated games for more details. The Cardinals didn’t really put a scare into anybody last season, and certainly not the Falcons, who handily beat them in Atlanta late last season. It is highly recommended that you use the latest versions of a supported browser in order to receive an optimal viewing experience. Atlanta Falcons Training Facility (Flowery Branch, Georgia). SRS: -0.07 (17th of 32), SOS: 1.06 Offensive Coordinator: Dirk Koetter. With him conceivably back in the rotation in 2019, and with Kyle Shanahan feeding him plays, the Niners could see a rebound in the year to come. Thankfully, this one will be played in Atlanta. © 2020 NFL Enterprises LLC. Drew Brees is past 40, but still the game’s most efficient quarterback, while Michael Thomas and Alvin Kamara are among the best one two punch in football. Are you a Stathead, too? Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. (Photo: Christopher Hanewinckel, USA TODAY Sports). CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Don’t focus on the record, but do focus on how the team is actually performing. The Atlanta Falcons will go into the 2019 season facing what is the seventh most difficult schedule, or the 25th most difficult overall, in the National Football League, when judging by combined records amassed by each team on the schedule from this past season, according to CBS Sports. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Do you have a blog? Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. Record: 7-9-0, 2nd in NFC South Division (Schedule and Results) Coach: Dan Quinn (7-9-0) Points For: 381 (23.8/g) 13th of 32. ’s end, starting quarterback Carson Wentz went down with an injury that forced Nick Foles back into the spotlight, as it had the previous year. Expected W-L: 7.6-8.4. Their first season was in 1966, and their most recent season was in 2019. ’t go well for the Falcons this past Thanksgiving, losing the 100th game in the Deep South’s best rivalry, and in the 2019 season it looks like the Saints should be as good as they have been the past two years. In 2017, the Atlanta Falcons beat the Los Angeles Rams in the Wild Card Round. All rights reserved. ... As the Falcons roll into Thursday night to play and potentially lose to Washington ’t really put a scare into anybody last season, and certainly not the Falcons, who handily beat them in Atlanta late last season. But Minnesota can still get after the quarterback with that physical front seven. Points Against: 399 (24.9/g) 23rd of 32. (Won 2 Rounds), Lost Conference Championship This is not an easy schedule by any stretch of the imagination. SOS: -2.22 (86th of 130) . Join our linker program. In 2019, the Eagles are Wentz’s team again, one of the more talented in the conference more generally, and in position to make a run at the NFC East. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. ’s full potential throwing the ball. have never won a Super Bowl. It’s when in games that the Falcons are scoring. But two other features on this team will be of some interest to Falcons fans after the Cards signed cornerback Robert Alford and defensive end Brooks Reed after Atlanta cut both players this offseason. This past season, they were an eight win team that never seemed to get any rhythm going on offense, especially when throwing the football despite inking Kirk Cousins to an $84 million, fully guaranteed, contract. Are you a Stathead, too? Atlanta Falcons Franchise Encyclopedia.