The Atlanta Falcons handily beat the San Francisco 49ers, 21 to 10, on November 5, 1978.

1978 Atlanta Falcons

Final

SF

49ers

1-9-0

10

ATL

Falcons

6-4-0

21

1

3

0

2

0

7

3

0

7

4

7

7

Total

10

21

1st quarter

SF

ATL

49ers

Ray Wersching 19-yard field goal

3

0

2nd quarter

SF

ATL

Falcons

Steve Bartkowski 1-yard run (Tim Mazzetti kick)

3

7

3rd quarter

SF

ATL

Falcons

Wally Francis 37-yard pass from Steve Bartkowski (Tim Mazzetti kick)

3

14

4th quarter

SF

ATL

Falcons

Bubba Bean 1-yard run (Tim Mazzetti kick)

3

21

49ers

Paul Hofer 3-yard run (Ray Wersching kick)

10

21

49ers

Falcons

1st Downs

13

16

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

63

66

Total Yards

168

246

Yards per play

2.7

3.7

Passing

50

184

Comp - Att

6 - 21

16 - 29

Yards per pass

2.1

5.8

Interceptions thrown

1

1

Sacks - Yards lost

3 - 25

3 - 26

Rushing

118

62

Rushing Attempts

39

34

Yards per rush

3.0

1.8

Penalties

7

17

Turnovers

3

3

Fumbles lost

2

2

Interceptions

1

1

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Steve DeBerg 6 20 75 3.8 0 1 21.9
Freddie Solomon 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 39.6
Team 6 21 50 3.6 0 1 3 22.1

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Bob Ferrell 18 63 3.5 0
Paul Hofer 11 34 3.1 1
O.J. Simpson 5 15 3.0 0
Steve DeBerg 4 4 1.0 0
Greg Boykin 1 2 2.0 0
Team 39 118 3.0 1

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Kenny Harrison 2 63 31.5 0
Freddie Solomon 2 13 6.5 0
Paul Seal 1 6 6.0 0
Elmo Boyd 1 -7 -7.0 0
Team 6 75 3.6 0 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 3 2 2

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 3.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Ray Wersching 1 1 1 4
Team 1 1 1 4

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Mike Connell 10 389 38.9
Team 10 389 38.9

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Paul Hofer 3 87 29.0 0
Dave Williams 1 17 17.0 0
Team 4 104 26.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Tony Leonard 1 9 9.0 0
Larry Jones 1 0 0.0 0
Team 2 9 4.5 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Steve Bartkowski 14 26 164 6.3 1 1 70.0
June Jones 2 3 46 15.3 0 0 109.7
Team 16 29 184 7.2 1 1 3 75.4

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Ricky Patton 10 33 3.3 0
Haskel Stanback 8 28 3.5 0
Steve Bartkowski 2 7 3.5 1
Bubba Bean 5 7 1.4 1
Ray Strong 3 6 2.0 0
Mike Esposito 2 5 2.5 0
George Franklin 1 -8 -8.0 0
June Jones 3 -16 -5.3 0
Team 34 62 1.8 2

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Wally Francis 4 75 18.8 1
Billy Ryckman 3 59 19.7 0
Jim Mitchell 3 24 8.0 0
Alfred Jackson 2 22 11.0 0
George Franklin 1 19 19.0 0
Bubba Bean 3 11 3.7 0
Team 16 210 7.2 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 3 2 2

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 3.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Tim Mazzetti 0 0 3 3
Team 0 0 3 3

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
John James 8 296 37.0
Team 8 296 37.0

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
George Franklin 1 33 33.0 0
Dennis Pearson 1 25 25.0 0
Team 2 58 29.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Billy Ryckman 4 21 5.3 0
Rick Byas 1 0 0.0 0
Team 5 21 4.2 0

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PASS

2,836

Ridder

Desmond Ridder

RUSH

976

Robinson

Bijan Robinson

REC

905

London

Drake London

Team Rankings

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PPG

18.9

26th

OPP PPG

21.9

18th

RUSH YDS/G

127.0

9th

PASS YDS/G

222.1

22nd

2023 Division Standings

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TEAM W L T PCT
Saints Saints
9 8 0 .529
Buccaneers Buccaneers
9 8 0 .529
Falcons Falcons
7 10 0 .412
Panthers Panthers
2 15 0 .118

Last Game

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NO Saints

9-8-0

48

Final

17

ATL Falcons

7-10-0

Sun 7 Jan 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