The Atlanta Falcons couldn't pull it off against the Dallas Cowboys, 30 to 27, in the 1980 NFC divisional game on January 4, 1981.

Final

DAL

Cowboys

2-0-0

30

ATL

Falcons

0-1-0

27

Team

DAL

ATL

1

3

10

2

7

7

3

0

7

4

20

3

Total

30

27

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

DAL

ATL

Falcons

Tim Mazzetti 38-yard field goal

0

3

Falcons

Alfred Jenkins 60-yard pass from Steve Bartkowski (Tim Mazzetti kick)

0

10

Cowboys

Rafael Septien 38-yard field goal

3

10

2nd quarter

DAL

ATL

Cowboys

Billy Joe DuPree 5-yard pass from Danny White (Rafael Septien kick)

10

10

Falcons

Lynn Cain 1-yard run (Tim Mazzetti kick)

10

17

3rd quarter

DAL

ATL

Falcons

William Andrews 12-yard pass from Steve Bartkowski (Tim Mazzetti kick)

10

24

4th quarter

DAL

ATL

Cowboys

Robert Newhouse 1-yard run (Rafael Septien kick)

17

24

Falcons

Tim Mazzetti 34-yard field goal

17

27

Cowboys

Drew Pearson 14-yard pass from Danny White (Rafael Septien kick)

24

27

Cowboys

Drew Pearson 23-yard pass from Danny White (kick failed)

30

27