The Buffalo Bills easily beat the New York Giants, 41 to 17, on November 26, 1978.

1978 Buffalo Bills

Final

NYG

Giants

5-8-0

17

BUF

Bills

4-9-0

41

1

7

7

2

3

0

3

7

7

4

0

27

Total

17

41

1st quarter

NYG

BUF

Giants

Al Dixon 31-yard pass from Joe Pisarcik (Joe Danelo kick)

7

0

Bills

Curtis Brown 1-yard run (Tom Dempsey kick)

7

7

2nd quarter

NYG

BUF

Giants

Joe Danelo 27-yard field goal

10

7

3rd quarter

NYG

BUF

Giants

Doug Kotar 19-yard pass from Joe Pisarcik (Joe Danelo kick)

17

7

Bills

Roland Hooks 1-yard run (Tom Dempsey kick)

17

14

4th quarter

NYG

BUF

Bills

Curtis Brown 1-yard run (Tom Dempsey kick)

17

21

Bills

Lou Piccone 9-yard pass from Joe Ferguson (Tom Dempsey kick)

17

28

Bills

Terry Miller 39-yard run (Tom Dempsey kick)

17

35

Bills

Terry Miller 13-yard run (kick failed)

17

41

Giants

Bills

1st Downs

15

27

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

58

65

Total Yards

321

465

Yards per play

5.5

7.2

Passing

222

99

Comp - Att

15 - 24

9 - 15

Yards per pass

8.9

6.2

Interceptions thrown

1

1

Sacks - Yards lost

1 - 8

1 - 7

Rushing

99

366

Rushing Attempts

33

49

Yards per rush

3.0

7.5

Penalties

5

6

Turnovers

1

1

Fumbles lost

0

0

Interceptions

1

1

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Joe Pisarcik 15 24 230 9.6 2 1 104.5
Team 15 24 222 9.6 2 1 1 104.5

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Bobby Hammond 15 60 4.0 0
Willie Spencer 5 17 3.4 0
Doug Kotar 7 15 2.1 0
Larry Csonka 4 10 2.5 0
Joe Pisarcik 2 -3 -1.5 0
Team 33 99 3.0 0

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Al Dixon 2 78 39.0 1
Johnny Perkins 5 68 13.6 0
Doug Kotar 4 40 10.0 1
Larry Csonka 2 25 12.5 0
Jimmy Robinson 1 10 10.0 0
Bobby Hammond 1 9 9.0 0
Team 15 230 9.6 2 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 0 0 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 1.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Joe Danelo 1 1 2 5
Team 1 1 2 5

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Dave Jennings 6 170 28.3
Team 6 170 28.3

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Doug Kotar 3 51 17.0 0
Gary Shirk 2 30 15.0 0
Emery Moorehead 1 23 23.0 0
Bobby Hammond 1 16 16.0 0
Team 7 120 17.1 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Bobby Hammond 2 23 11.5 0
Team 2 23 11.5 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Joe Ferguson 9 15 106 7.1 1 1 76.0
Team 9 15 99 7.1 1 1 1 76.0

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Terry Miller 21 208 9.9 2
Roland Hooks 12 115 9.6 1
Curtis Brown 12 31 2.6 2
Dennis Johnson 3 12 4.0 0
Joe Ferguson 1 0 0.0 0
Team 49 366 7.5 5

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Bob Chandler 5 75 15.0 0
Lou Piccone 2 24 12.0 1
Terry Miller 2 7 3.5 0
Team 9 106 7.1 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 3 0 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 1.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Tom Dempsey 0 1 5 5
Team 0 1 5 5

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Rusty Jackson 3 114 38.0
Team 3 114 38.0

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Dennis Johnson 2 39 19.5 0
Steve Powell 2 35 17.5 0
Team 4 74 18.5 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Lou Piccone 2 3 1.5 0
Roland Hooks 1 1 1.0 0
Team 3 4 1.3 0

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4,306

Allen

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RUSH

1,122

Cook

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REC

1,183

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PPG

26.5

6th

OPP PPG

18.3

4th

RUSH YDS/G

130.1

7th

PASS YDS/G

253.3

10th

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TEAM W L T PCT
Bills Bills
11 6 0 .647
Dolphins Dolphins
11 6 0 .647
Jets Jets
7 10 0 .412
Patriots Patriots
4 13 0 .235

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BUF Bills

1-1-0

24

Final

27

KC Chiefs

2-0-0

Sun 21 Jan 2024

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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