Team Logo. The Atlanta Falcons are a team in the National Football League. They compete in the National Football Conference. They recieved their nickname from a Georgia school teacher. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/Atlanta_Falcons?oldid=15974" Categories: National Football League teams National Football Conference teams NFC South teams Teams in Georgia Teams in Atlanta Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.