Five Fun Facts About The Atlanta Falcons


The Falcons have had an interesting history and have experienced both successful times and unsuccessful times over the years. Here is a quick look at some interesting Atlanta Falcons trivia.

1. The Atlanta Falcon’s mascot is named Freddie Falcon.

2. Linebacker Tommy Nobis, was the first draft pick taken by and the first player ever to appear on the Atlanta Falcons team roster.

3. Longtime Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre started his career with the Atlanta Falcons after they drafted him in the second round with the 33rd overall pick of the 1991 NFL Draft.

4. Tie games are somewhat rare in professional football, but during the 1970 season the Falcons had two of them in one year.

5. The Atlanta Falcons failed to post back-to-back winning seasons during their first 40 years in the National Football League.

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