The Atlanta Falcons squeaked out a win over the New York Giants, 23 to 20, on October 1, 1978.

Final

NYG

Giants

3-2-0

20

ATL

Falcons

2-3-0

23

Team

NYG

ATL

1

14

0

2

0

9

3

0

7

4

6

7

Total

20

23

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

NYG

ATL

Giants

Larry Csonka 6-yard run (Joe Danelo kick)

7

0

Giants

George Martin 83-yard return of blocked field goal (Joe Danelo kick)

14

0

2nd quarter

NYG

ATL

Falcons

Wally Francis 54-yard pass from Steve Bartkowski (Fred Steinfort kick)

14

7

Falcons

Safety (Dewey McClain)

14

9

3rd quarter

NYG

ATL

Falcons

Steve Bartkowski 1-yard run (Fred Steinfort kick)

14

16

4th quarter

NYG

ATL

Giants

Joe Danelo 23-yard field goal

17

16

Giants

Joe Danelo 45-yard field goal

20

16

Falcons

Haskel Stanback 9-yard run (Fred Steinfort kick)

20

23