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A member of the South division of the NFC, Atlanta Falcons have been in the NFL since 1965 when the NFL offered then owner, Rankin Smith a franchise to keep him from joining the rival AFL. Today the Falcons play all their home games at the Georgia Dome in downtown Atlanta. The Georgia Dome is located at 1 Georgia Dome Drive Northwest and has a total seating capacity of up to 80,000 and is owned by the State of Georgia. Next season will be the Falcons last one at the Dome because they are waiting for the completion of the new Atlanta stadium. The new multi-purpose stadium will be completed by the 2017 season and will have a retractable roof and will serve as home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC or Major League Soccer and the Peach Bowl (NCAA) all starting with the 2017 season. The head coach for the Falcons is Dan Quinn, his NFL experience is extensive and successful and under coach Quinn the Falcons’ pass rush has already displayed vast improvements. Making sure the pass rush continues to improve will fall on the shoulders of rookie DE Vick Beasley. Beasley is excited for the opportunity to prove he is not only a “three-down” player he is an “every down” player because he understands what is being asked of him. During the Draft process Beasley was compared to Bruce Irvin who excelled at outside LB under Quinn in Seattle. Also out the door this year with no injuries to report as of yet, are the Atlanta Falcons.
Georgia Dome is a beautiful domed stadium located in downtown Atlanta Georgia, to the east and Vine City to its West. Owned and operated by the State of Georgia as part of the Georgia World Congress Center Authority. Primarily the home stadium of the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons and the NCAA’s Georgia’s State Panthers football team. The dome has hosted several soccer matches that have drawn over 50,000 fans to the stadium. When it opened in 1992 it was the largest domed structure in the world but has since been passed by the Millennium Dome in London and the Docklands Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. The facility has a seating capacity of 80,000 and cost $214 million to construct in the early 1990’s.
Announcements made in 2010 that the stadiums operator GA World Congress Center is pursuing a new stadium with a retractable roof built just south of the Dome’s current location. No deal has been reached yet regarding the future of the dome. Events that have been hosted by the Dome to date have been the annual FCS Classic football game between Florida A&M University and another HBCU opponent and the annual host to the Southern Conference Football Championship Game and the Chick-fil-A Bowl. The stadium has hosted the Super Bowl there twice, Super Bowl XXVIII & Super Bowl XXXIV. The stadium also hosts the GHSA state championship games for all classifications at the Dome.