1968 Atlanta Falcons Season
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1968 Atlanta Falcons Season
1968 Atlanta Falcons season
OwnerRankin M. Smith Sr.
Head coachNorb Hecker (0-3)
Norm Van Brocklin (2-9)
General managerFrank E. Wall
Home fieldAtlanta Stadium
Results
Record2-12
Division place4th Coastal
Playoff finishDid not qualify
Pro BowlersLB Tommy Nobis

The 1968 Atlanta Falcons season was the franchise's third year in the National Football League (NFL).

Offseason

NFL Draft

1968 Atlanta Falcons draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 3 Claude Humphrey * +  Defensive end Tennessee State
      Made roster    +   Pro Football Hall of Fame    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

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Personnel

Staff

Roster

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 14 at Minnesota Vikings L 47-7
45,563
2 September 22 Baltimore Colts L 28-20
50,428
3 September 29 at San Francisco 49ers L 28-13
27,471
4 October 6 Green Bay Packers L 38-7
58,850
5 October 13 New York Giants W 24-21
49,962
6 October 20 at Los Angeles Rams L 27-14
54,443
7 October 27 at Cleveland Browns L 30-7
67,723
8 November 3 Pittsburgh Steelers L 41-21
47,727
9 November 10 Los Angeles Rams L 17-10
53,979
10 November 17 at Chicago Bears W 16-13
44,214
11 November 24 at St. Louis Cardinals L 17-12
43,246
12 December 1 at Baltimore Colts L 44-0
60,238
13 December 8 Detroit Lions L 24-7
49,437
14 December 15 San Francisco 49ers L 14-12
44,977

Standings

NFL Coastal
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Baltimore Colts 13 1 0 .929 6-0 10-0 402 144 W8
Los Angeles Rams 10 3 1 .769 3-2-1 6-3-1 312 200 L2
San Francisco 49ers 7 6 1 .538 2-3-1 4-5-1 303 310 W1
Atlanta Falcons 2 12 0 .143 0-6 1-9 170 389 L4

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

References

  1. ^ "1968 Atlanta Falcons draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014.

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