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A list of the best Atlanta Falcons of all time. Formed in 1966, the first few decades of the team's history wasn't too promising. The Falcons didn't reach the playoffs until 1978, and had only five playoff berths in its first 30 years. Atlanta has had some of the most entertaining teams in the league with a bunch of superstar players. These Falcons can be considered some of the best players in team history.

Beginning in 1989 with the drafting of one of the best players of all time in Deion Sanders. With "Prime Time" and other great players like Andre Rison and Terence Mathis, the Falcons were fun to watch. In 1998, Jamal Anderson powered the Falcons to the franchise's first Super Bowl berth. Though the team lost to the Broncos in Super Bowl XXXIII, it was a turning point for the Falcons. Under Michael VIck, the Falcons reached the playoffs twice. Say what you want about Vick, but he's one of the best Falcons of all time. More recently, Matt Ryan has been at the helm of the most prosperous era in Falcons history. The team had its first consecutive winning seasons in 2008-09 and the future looks bright with Ryan as the quarterback.

This is the list of the best Atlanta Falcons of all time. If you see someone missing from this list, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank this list according to who you think is the greatest Atlanta Falcons player of all time.

 

1
1,457 334
Deion Sanders is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Deion Sanders Cornerback, Punt returner, Kickoff returner

2
1,336 277
Julio Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
ejlinehan added Julio Jones Wide receiver

3
1,197 409
Matt Ryan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Matt Ryan Quarterback

4
1,019 268
Tony Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
ejlinehan added Tony Gonzalez Tight end

5
1,123 350
Michael Vick is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Michael Vick Quarterback

6
823 289
Roddy White is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Roddy White Wide receiver

7
652 211
Jessie Tuggle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Jessie Tuggle Linebacker

8
491 173
John Abraham is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
John Abraham Outside Linebacker

9
518 188
Jamal Anderson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Jamal Anderson Running back

10
477 137
Warrick Dunn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Warrick Dunn Running back

11
514 191
Tommy Nobis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Tommy Nobis Guard, Linebacker

12
562 225
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Steve Bartkowski Quarterback

13
388 99
Morten Andersen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
willyboymcoy added Morten Andersen Placekicker

14
413 152
Claude Humphrey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Claude Humphrey Defensive end

The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

15
393 145
Andre Rison is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Andre Rison Wide receiver

16
402 90
Devonta Freeman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
mandyclark25 added Devonta Freeman

17
417 161
Michael Turner is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Michael Turner Running back, Return specialist

18
397 139
Jeff Van Note is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Jeff Van Note Center

19
387 141
Keith Brooking is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Keith Brooking Linebacker

20
331 108
Gerald Riggs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Gerald Riggs Running back

21
374 115
William Andrews is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
William Andrews Running back

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22
316 123
Mike Kenn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Mike Kenn Tackle, Offensive Lineman

23
275 61
Matt Bryant is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Triton4903 added Matt Bryant Placekicker

24
265 66
Desmond Trufant is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
CMCSS03 added Desmond Trufant Cornerback

25
238 112
Terance Mathis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Terance Mathis Wide receiver

26
259 89
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mandyclark25 added Vic Beasly

27
240 122
Billy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Billy Johnson Return specialist, Punt returner, Kickoff returner

28
149 65
Bill Fralic is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
slaft added Bill Fralic Guard

The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time

29
215 100
Alge Crumpler is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
wiabux added Alge Crumpler Tight end

30
179 52
Jonathan Babineaux is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
slaft added Jonathan Babineaux Defensive tackle

31
187 97
Chris Chandler is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
willyboymcoy added Chris Chandler Quarterback

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240 103
Scott Case is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Scott Case Defensive back

33
210 84
DeAngelo Hall is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
bigulcards added DeAngelo Hall Cornerback

34
186 109
Ray Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Ray Buchanan Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

35
150 81
Tim Dwight is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
willyboymcoy added Tim Dwight Return specialist, Wide receiver

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176 68
Devin Hester is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Joe Schollmeier added Devin Hester Wide receiver

37
121 39
Bob Whitfield is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
slaft added Bob Whitfield Tackle

38
139 97
Todd McClure is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
wiabux added Todd McClure Center

39
145 75
Tevin Coleman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
mandyclark25 added Tevin Coleman

40
105 58
Brian Finneran is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Don Pardo added Brian Finneran Return specialist, Wide receiver

41
85 45
Eric Metcalf is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
CMCSS03 added Eric Metcalf Running back, Return specialist, Wide receiver

42
110 55
Patrick Kerney is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
slaft added Patrick Kerney Defensive end

The Best Atlanta Falcons Wide Receivers of All Time

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99 50
Patrick DiMarco is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
alex-crowe added Patrick DiMarco Fullback

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104 66
Jake Mathews is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
mandyclark25 added Jake Mathews

45
151 80
Eric Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
mandyclark25 added Eric Dickerson Running back

46
99 45
Alfred Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
slaft added Alfred Jenkins Wide receiver

47
120 90
Chris Miller is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
willyboymcoy added Chris Miller Quarterback

48
84 49
Jim Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
KevinBurke1 added Jim Mitchell TE Tight end

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88 19
Michael Haynes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time
Michael Haynes Wide receiver, Defensive back

50
107 34
Robert Alford is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time