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Overview

Team
Atlanta Falcons

League
National Football League
National Football Conference
West Division

Current venue
Georgia Dome

Head Coach
Leeman Bennett

Website
http://www.atlantafalcons.com

Summary
The 1978 Atlanta Falcons season was the Faclons 13th season. It was the first postseason appearance in franchise history...
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Updated athletic career information for Gary Carr
Removed Gary Carr from the 1978 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
Removed Gary Carr from the 1974 Tennessee Volunteers Football team roster.
by maddog48 Dec 07, 2013
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james_wright.jpg Updated personal notes for James Wright
Edited the personal notes for James Wright.
  • Added trivia: "Selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the 7th round (179th overall) of the 1978 NFL Draft."
by rockinfish Mar 19, 2013
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james_wright.jpg Updated athletic career information for James Wright
Edited the career summary for James Wright.
  • Added player career summary for Atlanta Falcons:
    "2 rec, 26 yds, 0 TD"
  • Added player career summary for Denver Broncos:
    "Career with the Broncos: 64 rec, 640 yds, 4 TD"
by rockinfish Mar 19, 2013
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by GoDevils95 Nov 12, 2012
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Atlanta Falcons linebacker Ralph Ortega (55) on the field against the San Francisco 49ers at Fulton County Stadium in 1978.
by GoDevils95 Aug 25, 2012
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AAGQ185.jpg Updated external links for Steve Bartkowski
Created an external link called "Steve Bartkowski in 2012 College Football Hall of Fame Class" for Steve Bartkowski.
  • Set title to "Steve Bartkowski in 2012 College Football Hall of Fame Class".
  • Set URL to http://www.calbears.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/051512aaa.html.
by CoachOP Jul 10, 2012
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AAGQ185.jpg Updated external links for Steve Bartkowski
Created an external link called "Former Cal QB Steve Bartkowski to join College Football Hall of Fame" for Steve Bartkowski.
  • Set title to "Former Cal QB Steve Bartkowski to join College Football Hall of Fame".
  • Set URL to http://www.calbears.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/051512aaa.html.
by CoachOP Jul 10, 2012
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Bill Walsh Updated athletic career information for Bill Walsh
Added Bill Walsh to the 1976 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Offensive Line Coach.
Added Bill Walsh to the 1977 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Offensive Line Coach.
Added Bill Walsh to the 1978 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Offensive Line Coach.
Added Bill Walsh to the 1979 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Offensive Line Coach.
Added Bill Walsh to the 1980 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Offensive Line Coach.
Added Bill Walsh to the 1981 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Offensive Line Coach.
Added Bill Walsh to the 1982 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Offensive Line Coach.
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by maddog48 Jun 10, 2012
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Updated athletic career information for Doug Shively
Removed Doug Shively from the 1983 San Diego Chargers team roster.
  • Role was Defensive Line Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1977 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1978 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1979 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1980 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1981 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1982 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1974 New Orleans Saints team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1975 New Orleans Saints team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1976 New Orleans Saints team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1970 Clemson Tigers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1971 Clemson Tigers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1972 Clemson Tigers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1973 North Carolina Tar Heels Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1961 Virginia Tech Hokies Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1962 Virginia Tech Hokies Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1963 Virginia Tech Hokies Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1964 Virginia Tech Hokies Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1965 Virginia Tech Hokies Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1966 Virginia Tech Hokies Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1967 Kentucky Wildcats Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1968 Kentucky Wildcats Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Doug Shively to the 1969 Kentucky Wildcats Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Edited the career summary for Doug Shively.
  • Added coach career summary for San Diego Chargers:
    "Head Coach of the Arizona Wranglers (USFL) in 1983."
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by maddog48 Jun 10, 2012
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Ray Easterling, center, grimaces after getting injured during a clash with the Los Angeles Rams in 1978. It is believed that repeated concussions caused a brain condition that led to dementia in his later life Read more:...
by RAB88 Apr 24, 2012
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north_john.jpg Updated personal notes for John North
Edited the personal notes for John North.
  • Added trivia: "1984 quarterbacks coach for the New Orleans Breakers of the USFL"
by rogich24 Dec 28, 2011
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north_john.jpg Updated external links for John North
Created an external link called "John North (American football) on Wikipedia" for John North.
  • Set title to "John North (American football) on Wikipedia".
  • Set URL to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_North_(American_football).
by rogich24 Dec 28, 2011
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north_john.jpg Updated external links for John North
Created an external link called "Former New Orleans Saints coach John North dies at age 89 - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com" for John North.
  • Set title to "Former New Orleans Saints coach John North dies at age 89 - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News - NOLA.com".
  • Set URL to http://www.nola.com/saints/index.ssf/2010/07/former_new_orleans_saints_coac_1.html.
by rogich24 Dec 28, 2011
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north_john.jpg Updated athletic career information for John North
Added John North to the 1976 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added John North to the 1977 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added John North to the 1978 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added John North to the 1979 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added John North to the 1980 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added John North to the 1981 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added John North to the 1982 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
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by rogich24 Dec 28, 2011
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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Charles Smith (85) catches the football during the Eagles 14-13 loss to the Atlanta Falcons in the 1978 NFC Wild Card Playoff Game on December 24, 1978 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.
by GoDevils95 Dec 20, 2011
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Plumb, Ted Updated personal notes for Thomas E. Plumb
Edited the personal notes for Thomas E. Plumb.
  • Added nicknames: "Ted"
by garyw Dec 11, 2011
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moriarty_tom.jpg Updated personal notes for Tom Moriarty
Edited the personal notes for Tom Moriarty.
by tommoriarty Dec 10, 2011
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moriarty_tom.jpg Updated personal notes for Tom Moriarty
Edited the personal notes for Tom Moriarty.
  • Added nicknames: "Mad Dog"
  • Added where are they now: "Salesman for Advantage Sign Supply"
  • Added Jamie Moriarty (son) to family members.
by tommoriarty Dec 10, 2011
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TJJackson.png Updated personal notes for Terence Jackson
Edited the personal notes for Terence Jackson.
by ActionJackson Oct 28, 2011
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