Team Facts

Firsts, Records, and Odds & Ends

Franchise Granted:
June 30, 1965

First Season:
1966

Stadium:
Georgia Dome

NFC Championship:
1998

NFC Western Division Championships:
1980, 1998

NFC South Division Championship:
2004, 2010, 2012

All-Time Record:
(At Start of 2017 Season)
350-450-6

Currently Unused Uniform Numbers:
#10 Steve Bartkowski
#31 William Andrews
#57 Jeff Van Note
#60 Tommy Nobis
 

 

  • First Regular-Season Game: A 19-14 loss to the Los Angeles Rams, 9/11/66.
  • First Regular-Season Points: A 53-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Randy Johnson to end Gary Barnes vs. the Los Angeles Rams, 9/11/66.
  • First Regular-Season Field Goal: 22 yards by Lou Kirouac vs. the Philadelphia Eagles, 9/18/66.
  • First Regular-Season Win: A 27-16 victory over the New York Giants, 11/20/66.
  • First Winning Season: 1971 (7-6-1).
  • First Playoff Game: A 14-13 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles in the 1978 NFC Wild Card game.
  • First Super Bowl Appearance: A 34-19 loss to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXXIII, 1/31/99
  • First Draft Choice: Tommy Nobis, LB, University of Texas, 1966.
  • First All-Pro Selection: Linebacker Tommy Nobis, 1967.
  • First Pro Bowl Selection: Linebacker Tommy Nobis, 1966.
  • First to Rush 100 Yards in a Game: Junior Coffee, 117 yards vs. the Cleveland Browns, 10/30/66.
  • First 1,000-Yard Rusher: Dave Hampton, 1,002 yards (1975).
  • First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Steve Bartkowski, 416 yards vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers, 11/15/81.
  • Most Career Rushing Yards: Gerald Riggs, 6,631 yards (1982-1988).
  • Most Career Passing Yards: Matt Ryan, 28,166 yards (2008-2014).
  • Most Career Receptions: Roddy White, 765 receptions (2005-2014).
  • Leading Scorer: Morten Andersen, 707 points (1995-2000, 2006).
  • Most Lopsided Win: A 62-7 victory over the New Orleans Saints, 9/16/73.
  • Fewest Yards Allowed in a Game: 78 yards vs. the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 11/27/77.



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