The Falcons posted a 7-and-9 record during the 2001 regular season. They did not qualify for the playoffs.
The Atlanta Falcons are commonly referred to as the "Dirty Birds". This term became popular in 1998 by Jamal Anderson as in that year, he created the now famous Dirty Bird dance during touchdown celebrations.
Steve Bartkowski was the primary starter for the Atlanta Falcons from 1975 to 1984. He was supplanted by David Archer during the 1985 season.
Brett Favre was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round, 33rd overall in the 1991 NFL Draft. He only played a total of 2 games with the Falcons in 1991. The Green Bay Packers traded a first-round pick for Favre during the following offseason.
It was in 2005, during the 2004 season.
He Joined in 1992.
In the 1998 regular season the Atlanta Falcons scored 3 Touch downs in less than a minute. 1 during their own possession. 2 via interceptions. This was against the Carolina Panthers. Final score Atl 52- Car 27.
During their history the Falcons have beaten the Miami Dolphins 4 times, their record is 4-7 versus Miami.
Chris Houston is an American football player. He currently plays for the Detroit Lions, even though he was drafted by Atlanta Falcons in 2007 during the NFL Draft.
Al Richardson is not dead, as of 2013. He was born on September 23, 1957, which means he will be during 56 on his birthday in 2013. Richardson was linebacker who played for the Atlanta Falcons.
During the 2002 NFL season the Pittsburgh Steelers hosted the Atlanta Falcons that ended in a 34-34 tie. I am sure that it has happened before, however it is very rare.