About ATLANTA FALCONS FOOTBALL CLUB, LLC
These birds keep Atlanta flapping about the gridiron all year round. The Atlanta Falcons Football Club is a professional football franchise that joined the National Football League in 1966. First awarded to businessman Rankin Smith, the team won its first conference championship in 1998 and its second conference championship in 2016. In 2002 Home Depot co-founder Arthur Blank acquired the franchise from Smith's family. The Falcons played home games at the Georgia Dome in downtown Atlanta from the 1992 until 2016. The team will play in the newly-constructed Mercedes-Benz Stadium starting with the 2017 NFL season. The Falcons' headquarters and practice facilities are located in Flowery Branch, Georgia.