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Atlanta Falcons Records

Listed below are Atlanta Falcons Records, Firsts, Odds & Ends.

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 (1982-88).

Most Career Passing Yards: Steve Bartkowski, 23,468 yards (1975-85).

Most Career Receptions
: Terance Mathis, 572 receptions (1994-2001).

Leading Scorer: Morten Andersen, 620 points (1995-2000).

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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