The New England Patriots won against the Buffalo Bills, 26 to 24, on December 10, 1978.

1978 New England Patriots

Final

BUF

Bills

4-11-0

24

NE

Patriots

11-4-0

26

1

0

0

2

10

7

3

7

7

4

7

12

Total

24

26

2nd quarter

BUF

NE

Bills

Roland Hooks 28-yard run (Tom Dempsey kick)

7

0

Patriots

Sam Cunningham 4-yard run (David Posey kick)

7

7

Bills

Tom Dempsey 26-yard field goal

10

7

3rd quarter

BUF

NE

Bills

Terry Miller 32-yard run (Tom Dempsey kick)

17

7

Patriots

Steve Grogan 4-yard run (David Posey kick)

17

14

4th quarter

BUF

NE

Patriots

Horace Ivory 20-yard run (David Posey kick)

17

21

Bills

Frank Lewis 21-yard pass from Joe Ferguson (Tom Dempsey kick)

24

21

Patriots

Safety by Tim Fox

24

23

Patriots

David Posey 21-yard field goal

24

26

Bills

Patriots

1st Downs

16

24

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

60

73

Total Yards

307

403

Yards per play

5.1

5.5

Passing

123

154

Comp - Att

9 - 24

13 - 21

Yards per pass

4.9

7

Interceptions thrown

1

0

Sacks - Yards lost

1 - 10

1 - 6

Rushing

184

249

Rushing Attempts

35

51

Yards per rush

5.3

4.9

Penalties

3

2

Turnovers

2

3

Fumbles lost

1

3

Interceptions

1

0

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Joe Ferguson 9 24 133 5.5 1 1 53.0
Team 9 24 123 5.5 1 1 1 53.0

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Terry Miller 14 74 5.3 1
Curtis Brown 9 53 5.9 0
Roland Hooks 7 49 7.0 1
Dennis Johnson 3 17 5.7 0
Joe Ferguson 1 4 4.0 0
Rusty Jackson 1 -13 -13.0 0
Team 35 184 5.3 2

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Frank Lewis 4 40 10.0 1
Curtis Brown 2 29 14.5 0
Dennis Johnson 1 28 28.0 0
Reuben Gant 1 25 25.0 0
Bob Chandler 1 11 11.0 0
Team 9 133 5.5 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 2 1 3

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 1.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Tom Dempsey 1 1 3 6
Team 1 1 3 6

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Rusty Jackson 4 129 32.3
Team 4 129 32.3

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Keith Moody 3 66 22.0 0
Mike Franckowiak 1 19 19.0 0
Dennis Johnson 1 6 6.0 0
Team 5 91 18.2 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Team 0 0 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Steve Grogan 13 21 160 7.6 0 0 85.4
Team 13 21 154 7.6 0 0 1 85.4

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Horace Ivory 16 91 5.7 1
Sam Cunningham 19 76 4.0 1
Steve Grogan 8 44 5.5 1
Andy Johnson 8 38 4.8 0
Team 51 249 4.9 3

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Stanley Morgan 1 52 52.0 0
Russ Francis 3 38 12.7 0
Donald Westbrook 2 30 15.0 0
Sam Cunningham 3 16 5.3 0
Horace Ivory 3 16 5.3 0
Harold Jackson 1 8 8.0 0
Team 13 160 7.6 0 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 4 3 1

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 1.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
David Posey 1 2 3 6
Team 1 2 3 6

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Jerrel Wilson 2 41 20.5
Team 2 41 20.5

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Raymond Clayborn 2 60 30.0 0
Horace Ivory 2 43 21.5 0
Stanley Morgan 1 17 17.0 0
Team 5 120 24.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Stanley Morgan 3 23 7.7 0
Team 3 23 7.7 0

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PASS

2,120

Jones

Mac Jones

RUSH

642

Elliott

Ezekiel Elliott

REC

561

Douglas

Demario Douglas

Team Rankings

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PPG

13.9

31st

OPP PPG

21.5

15th

RUSH YDS/G

95.7

26th

PASS YDS/G

199.5

29th

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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

Last Game

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NE Patriots

4-13-0

3

Final

17

NYJ Jets

7-10-0

Sun 7 Jan 2024

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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