• FOUNDED

    6/30/1965

  • CONFERENCE

    NFC

  • DIVISION

    NFC South

  • STADIUM

    Mercedes-Benz Stadium

  • STADIUM CAPACITY

    71,000

  • LOCATION

    Atlanta, GA

  • GOVERNOR

    Arthur Blank

  • PRESIDENT

    Rich McKay

  • GENERAL MANAGER

    Terry Fontenot

  • HEAD COACH

    Arthur Smith

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TEAM HISTORY

The date of June 30, 1965, will always be remembered as the most significant day in Atlanta's sports history. That day, the National Football League awarded its 15th franchise to the city, marking an end to a long struggle by the Georgia capital city to obtain a professional football team. The franchise was awarded to 41-year-old Rankin M. Smith, a successful life insurance executive, for $8.5 mil...

The date of June 30, 1965, will always be remembered as the most significant day in Atlanta's sports history. That day, the National Football League awarded its 15th franchise to the city, marking an end to a long struggle by the Georgia capital city...

6/30/1965

19-14 loss to the Los Angeles Rams, 9/11/66

Tommy Nobis

Norb Hecker

Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium

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