The San Francisco 49ers came up just a bit short against the Atlanta Falcons, 20 to 17, on October 22, 1978.

1978 San Francisco 49ers

Final

ATL

Falcons

4-4-0

20

SF

49ers

1-7-0

17

1

7

7

2

0

7

3

0

0

4

13

3

Total

20

17

1st quarter

ATL

SF

49ers

O.J. Simpson 13-yard run (Ray Wersching kick)

0

7

Falcons

Rick Byas 2-yard blocked punt return (Tim Mazzetti kick)

7

7

2nd quarter

ATL

SF

49ers

Scott Bull 15-yard run (Ray Wersching kick)

7

14

4th quarter

ATL

SF

49ers

Ray Wersching 35-yard field goal

7

17

Falcons

Tim Mazzetti 21-yard field goal

10

17

Falcons

Billy Ryckman 59-yard pass from Steve Bartkowski (Tim Mazzetti kick)

17

17

Falcons

Tim Mazzetti 29-yard field goal

20

17

Falcons

49ers

1st Downs

16

21

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

59

69

Total Yards

330

261

Yards per play

5.6

3.8

Passing

216

53

Comp - Att

15 - 20

8 - 22

Yards per pass

8.6

2.1

Interceptions thrown

0

0

Sacks - Yards lost

5 - 40

3 - 26

Rushing

114

208

Rushing Attempts

34

44

Yards per rush

3.4

4.7

Penalties

8

5

Turnovers

2

2

Fumbles lost

2

2

Interceptions

0

0

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Steve Bartkowski 15 20 256 12.8 1 0 133.3
Team 15 20 216 12.8 1 0 5 133.3

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Haskel Stanback 14 65 4.6 0
Bubba Bean 12 35 2.9 0
Steve Bartkowski 2 5 2.5 0
Ray Strong 2 5 2.5 0
Ricky Patton 4 4 1.0 0
Team 34 114 3.4 0

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Alfred Jackson 4 113 28.3 0
Billy Ryckman 2 66 33.0 1
Jim Mitchell 3 37 12.3 0
Wally Francis 3 24 8.0 0
Bubba Bean 2 15 7.5 0
Haskel Stanback 1 1 1.0 0
Team 15 256 12.8 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 5 2 2

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 3.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Tim Mazzetti 2 3 2 8
Team 2 3 2 8

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
John James 7 271 38.7
Team 7 271 38.7

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Dennis Pearson 3 72 24.0 0
George Franklin 1 23 23.0 0
Team 4 95 23.8 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Rick Byas 1 12 12.0 0
Billy Ryckman 2 10 5.0 0
Team 3 22 7.3 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Steve DeBerg 8 22 79 3.6 0 0 47.3
Team 8 22 53 3.6 0 0 3 47.3

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
O.J. Simpson 18 96 5.3 1
Bob Ferrell 18 90 5.0 0
Scott Bull 2 15 7.5 1
Steve DeBerg 3 7 2.3 0
Greg Boykin 3 0 0.0 0
Team 44 208 4.7 2

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Freddie Solomon 5 46 9.2 0
Elmo Boyd 2 25 12.5 0
Ken MacAfee 1 8 8.0 0
Team 8 79 3.6 0 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 3 2 2

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 5.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Ray Wersching 1 2 2 5
Team 1 2 2 5

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Mike Connell 6 220 36.7
Team 7 220 31.4

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Dave Williams 4 82 20.5 0
Mark Nichols 1 3 3.0 0
Team 5 85 17.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Tony Leonard 3 14 4.7 0
Team 3 14 4.7 0

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PASS

4,280

Purdy

Brock Purdy

RUSH

1,459

McCaffrey

Christian McCaffrey

REC

1,342

Aiyuk

Brandon Aiyuk

Team Rankings

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PPG

28.9

3rd

OPP PPG

17.5

3rd

RUSH YDS/G

140.5

3rd

PASS YDS/G

269.2

6th

2023 Division Standings

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TEAM W L T PCT
49ers 49ers
12 5 0 .706
Rams Rams
10 7 0 .588
Seahawks Seahawks
9 8 0 .529
Cardinals Cardinals
4 13 0 .235

Last Game

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KC Chiefs

4-0-0

25

Final

22

SF 49ers

2-1-0

Sun 11 Feb 2024

NFL 2023 Leaders

NFL 2023 Rankings

NFL 2023 Betting

NFL 2023 Division Standings

AFC North W L T PCT
1
Ravens Ravens
13 4 0 .765
2
Browns Browns
11 6 0 .647
AFC East W L T PCT
1
Bills Bills
11 6 0 .647
2
Dolphins Dolphins
11 6 0 .647
AFC West W L T PCT
1
Chiefs Chiefs
11 6 0 .647
2
Raiders Raiders
8 9 0 .471
AFC South W L T PCT
1
Texans Texans
10 7 0 .588
2
Jaguars Jaguars
9 8 0 .529
NFC North W L T PCT
1
Lions Lions
12 5 0 .706
2
Packers Packers
9 8 0 .529
NFC West W L T PCT
1
49ers 49ers
12 5 0 .706
2
Rams Rams
10 7 0 .588
NFC East W L T PCT
1
Cowboys Cowboys
12 5 0 .706
2
Eagles Eagles
11 6 0 .647
NFC South W L T PCT
1
Buccaneers Buccaneers
9 8 0 .529
2
Saints Saints
9 8 0 .529