||September 18, 1977
||Los Angeles Rams
||W 17-6 Falcons pulled a stunning upset and served notice they were an improved team, especially on defense. After an early touchdown pass by the Rams from "Broadway" Joe Namath to Harold Jackson, it was all Falcons as QB Scott Hunter directed a ball control offense. Hunter and Haskel Stanback both ran for touchdowns.
||September 25, 1977
||at Washington Redskins
||October 2, 1977
||New York Giants
||W 17-3 In a dominant performance, the Falcons rolled up 295 yards of total offense and held the Giants to seven pass completions. Defense also had nine sacks and two interceptions. FB Monroe Eley scored and backup QB Kim McQuilken had a touchdown pass.
||October 9, 1977
||at San Francisco 49ers
||W 7-0 The two teams slugged along in a scoreless tie until the third period. LB Edgar Fields blocked a punt and WR Billy Ryckman recovered at the 49er 39. On the very next play, QB Hunter threw a bomb that was tipped by 49er QB Mel Phillips into the hands of WR Alfred Jenkins in the end zone for the game's only score.
||October 16, 1977
||at Buffalo Bills
||L 3-0 O.J. Simpson became only the 2nd running back in NFL history to reach the 10,000 yard plaque en route to running 138 yards on 23 carries. Neil O' Donoughe's 38-yard field goal was the only score in an exciting defensive battle. It was also Jim Ringo's first victory as head coach of the Bills.
||October 23, 1977
||at Chicago Bears
||W 16-10 Falcons defense picked off three passes and shut down superstar Walter Payton, holding him to 69 yards rushing. Bears' only touchdown came on a late kickoff return touchdown by Brian Baschnagel.
||October 30, 1977
||L 14-7 Defense gave Fran Tarkenton all he could handle, but he threw for two touchdowns, including the game-winner to TE Bob Tucker late in the fourth quarter.
||November 6, 1977
||San Francisco 49ers
||L 10-3 Steve Bartkowski returned from injury and made his first start of the season, but was treated very rudely at home by the opposing team. 49ers sacked Bartkowski seven times and intercepted 2 passes. Wilbur Jackson scored the only touchdown on a 2-yard run, the first rushing touchdown allowed by the Falcons all season. 49ers won despite only 97 yards of total offense.
||November 13, 1977
||W 17-6 Defense ruled the day once again for the Falcons as LB's Ralph Ortega and Robert Pennywell scored defensive touchdowns in the final period for the final margin.
||November 20, 1977
||at New Orleans Saints
||L 21-20 Falcons stormed out to a 20-7 halftime lead as Steve Bartkowski had a touchdown pass to Alfred Jenkins and CB Rick Byas returned an interception for another touchdown. However, Archie Manning returned from injury and came off the bench to throw two touchdown passes to TE Henry Childs and give the Saints the win.
||November 27, 1977
||at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
||W 17-0 Defense continued to be dominant and turned in perhaps its finest performance of the season, holding the hapless Bucs to 78 total yards of offense and intercepting 4 passes. Stanback had 2 1-yard touchdown runs.
||December 4, 1977
||New England Patriots
||L 16-10 Falcons picked off Steve Grogan three times, but Pats' defense did better, picking off Steve Bartkowski four times and sacking him eight. Still, Falcons nearly pulled off the upset at home, leading 10-9 late in the 4th until Grogan hit Stanley Morgan on a 33-yard touchdown to win it.
||December 11, 1977
||at Los Angeles Rams
||L 23-7 Rams avenged their season-opening loss at home by rolling up 386 yards of total offense. Pat Haden ran for a touchdown and passed for another and Lawrence McCutcheon had 152 yards on the ground.
||December 18, 1977
||New Orleans Saints
||W 35-7 Falcons put a perfect end to a great season by dominating the Saints at home. Steve Bartkowski threw for two touchdowns and Haskel Stanback ran for two more in the rout.