1982 Atlanta Falcons

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1982 Atlanta Falcons

What was the record of the 1982 Atlanta Falcons?

The Atlanta Falcons finished the regular season with a 5-4 record. They went 2-3 at home and 3-1 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Atlanta Falcons went 5-5. Their final game was a loss in the Wild Card Round to the Minnesota Vikings.

What division did the 1982 Atlanta Falcons play in?

The 1982 Atlanta Falcons played in the West Division of the National Football Conference.

What was the division record of the 1982 Atlanta Falcons?

During the regular season, the 1982 Atlanta Falcons went 3-1 against their NFC West opponents.

Who won the NFC West in 1982?

The Falcons won the NFC West in the 1982 season with a 5-4 record. The Saints finished 1 game back with a 4-5 record. The 49ers finished 2 games back with a 3-6 record. The Rams finished 3 games back with a 2-7 record.

What was the 1982 Atlanta Falcons record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
Los Angeles Rams 1-0 100% +17
San Francisco 49ers 1-0 100% +10
New Orleans Saints 1-1 50% +6

What was the 1982 Atlanta Falcons record by month?

The 1982 Atlanta Falcons had their best month in December, when they went 3-1 and had a 75% win percentage. Their worst month was January, when they went 0-1 and lost all their games.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September '82 1-1 50% -22
November '82 1-1 50% +14
December '82 3-1 75% +21
January '83 0-1 0% -29

Did the 1982 Atlanta Falcons make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Atlanta Falcons made the Playoffs in 1982. They lost their only game against the Minnesota Vikings in the Wild Card Round.

What was the point differential for the 1982 Atlanta Falcons?

The Atlanta Falcons finished the regular season with a point differential of -16. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Falcons could have been expected to have about 4.1 wins, or a 4-5 record in the regular season.

How did the 1982 Atlanta Falcons perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1982 Atlanta Falcons went 2-1. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Falcons went 1-1.

How did the 1982 Atlanta Falcons perform in overtime games?

The 1982 Atlanta Falcons did not play any overtime games in the regular season.

What was the longest win streak for the 1982 Atlanta Falcons?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1982 Atlanta Falcons was a 3 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1982 Atlanta Falcons?

The longest losing streak that the Atlanta Falcons had during the 1982 regular season was 2 games, which only happened once during the season.

1982 Atlanta Falcons Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sun, Sep 12, 1982 @ New York Giants Win 16 - 14
2 Sun, Sep 19, 1982 vs Los Angeles Raiders Loss 14 - 38
11 Sun, Nov 21, 1982 vs Los Angeles Rams Win 34 - 17
12 Sun, Nov 28, 1982 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 20 - 23
13 Sun, Dec 5, 1982 @ Denver Broncos Win 34 - 27
14 Sun, Dec 12, 1982 vs New Orleans Saints Win 35 - 0
15 Sun, Dec 19, 1982 @ San Francisco 49ers Win 17 - 7
16 Sun, Dec 26, 1982 vs Green Bay Packers Loss 7 - 38
17 Sun, Jan 2, 1983 @ New Orleans Saints Loss 6 - 35
Playoffs
WC Wild Card Round Sun, Jan 9, 1983 @ Minnesota Vikings Loss 24 - 30

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