1971 Atlanta Falcons Schedule & Results

1971 Atlanta Falcons schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 9/19 1234FINAL
San Francisco (0-1) 0701017
Atlanta (1-0) 3710020
Pass
J. Brodie (SF), 34-17-225, 4 INT, 1 TD
B. Berry (ATL), 21-16-185, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
K. Willard (SF), 17-79
A. Malone (ATL), 13-40
Rec
T. Kwalick (SF), 6-97, 1 TD
A. Malone (ATL), 4-46
Sun 9/26 1234FINAL
Atlanta (1-0-1) 0137020
Los Angeles (0-1-1) 1007320
Pass
B. Berry (ATL), 22-15-301, 1 INT, 1 TD
R. Gabriel (LA), 29-15-144, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
A. Malone (ATL), 17-71
W. Ellison (LA), 19-138, 1 TD
Rec
A. Malone (ATL), 6-73
W. Ellison (LA), 4-27
Sun 10/3 1234FINAL
Atlanta (1-1-1) 7177738
Detroit (2-1) 141410341
Pass
B. Berry (ATL), 23-13-309, 3 INT, 3 TD
G. Landry (DET), 12-7-123, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
C. Butler (ATL), 10-29
S. Owens (DET), 22-98, 1 TD
Rec
K. Burrow (ATL), 6-190, 2 TD
E. McCullouch (DET), 2-36
Sun 10/10 1234FINAL
St. Louis (2-2) 6107326
Atlanta (1-2-1) 03069
Pass
J. Hart (STL), 19-10-100, 0 INT, 0 TD
B. Berry (ATL), 27-13-138, 4 INT, 0 TD
Rush
R. Shivers (STL), 21-88, 1 TD
C. Butler (ATL), 15-48
Rec
C. Edwards (STL), 5-40
W. Chesson (ATL), 4-37
Sun 10/17 1234FINAL
Los Angeles (3-1-1) 01001424
Atlanta (1-3-1) 603716
Pass
R. Gabriel (LA), 24-14-209, 0 INT, 0 TD
B. Berry (ATL), 12-7-132, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Ellison (LA), 15-49, 1 TD
C. Butler (ATL), 14-46
Rec
W. Ellison (LA), 4-50
J. Mitchell (ATL), 4-80
Sun 10/24 1234FINAL
New Orleans (2-3-1) 03306
Atlanta (2-3-1) 1470728
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 30-12-138, 2 INT, 0 TD
D. Shiner (ATL), 15-9-94, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Ford (NO), 10-41
C. Butler (ATL), 20-114
Rec
D. Abramowicz (NO), 4-66
H. Wages (ATL), 3-32, 1 TD
Sun 10/31 1234FINAL
Atlanta (3-3-1) 1477331
Cleveland (4-3) 007714
Pass
D. Shiner (ATL), 9-6-115, 0 INT, 2 TD
B. Nelsen (CLE), 19-9-108, 4 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Butler (ATL), 21-63, 1 TD
B. Scott (CLE), 11-46, 1 TD
Rec
J. Mitchell (ATL), 3-35, 1 TD
F. Hooker (CLE), 3-30
Sun 11/7 1234FINAL
Atlanta (4-3-1) 30069
Cincinnati (1-7) 30036
Pass
D. Shiner (ATL), 15-7-150, 0 INT, 1 TD
V. Carter (CIN), 24-10-88, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Butler (ATL), 17-68
J. Phillips (CIN), 15-63
Rec
C. Butler (ATL), 3-49
S. Thomas (CIN), 4-45
Sun 11/14 1234FINAL
NY Giants (4-5) 707721
Atlanta (4-4-1) 737017
Pass
F. Tarkenton (NYG), 26-14-152, 1 INT, 1 TD
B. Berry (ATL), 9-6-104, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
T. Frederickson (NYG), 14-83
A. Malone (ATL), 7-33
Rec
B. Tucker (NYG), 5-69, 1 TD
C. Butler (ATL), 3-38
Mon 11/22 1234FINAL
Green Bay (3-6-1) 0140721
Atlanta (5-4-1) 667928
Pass
S. Hunter (GB), 8-3-72, 1 INT, 1 TD
B. Berry (ATL), 21-16-191, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Brockington (GB), 9-55, 1 TD
C. Butler (ATL), 16-64, 1 TD
Rec
C. Dale (GB), 2-58
A. Malone (ATL), 5-51
Sun 11/28 1234FINAL
Atlanta (5-5-1) 07007
Minnesota (9-2) 0710724
Pass
B. Berry (ATL), 23-11-76, 3 INT, 0 TD
B. Lee (MIN), 23-10-59, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
S. Campbell (ATL), 9-26
C. Jones (MIN), 22-155, 1 TD
Rec
A. Malone (ATL), 4-12
B. Grim (MIN), 4-31
Sun 12/5 1234FINAL
Oakland (7-3-2) 3010013
Atlanta (6-5-1) 7100724
Pass
D. Lamonica (OAK), 31-12-130, 2 INT, 1 TD
B. Berry (ATL), 18-12-220, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
M. Hubbard (OAK), 26-143
A. Malone (ATL), 12-52, 1 TD
Rec
F. Biletnikoff (OAK), 6-86, 1 TD
K. Burrow (ATL), 4-96
Sun 12/12 1234FINAL
Atlanta (6-6-1) 03003
San Francisco (8-5) 7140324
Pass
B. Berry (ATL), 23-9-80, 2 INT, 0 TD
J. Brodie (SF), 18-9-126, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
H. Wages (ATL), 2-31
K. Willard (SF), 22-62, 1 TD
Rec
J. Mitchell (ATL), 3-40
V. Washington (SF), 3-30
Sun 12/19 1234FINAL
Atlanta (7-6-1) 7301424
New Orleans (4-8-2) 737320
Pass
B. Berry (ATL), 27-18-269, 0 INT, 1 TD
A. Manning (NO), 26-17-174, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
A. Malone (ATL), 8-24, 2 TD
J. Strong (NO), 17-73
Rec
K. Burrow (ATL), 8-190, 1 TD
B. Gresham (NO), 6-60

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