The Atlanta Falcons pulled it off against the Washington Redskins, 20 to 17, on December 10, 1978.

1978 Atlanta Falcons

Final

WAS

17

ATL

Falcons

9-6-0

20

1

0

7

2

10

3

3

0

7

4

7

3

Total

17

20

1st quarter

WAS

ATL

Falcons

Haskel Stanback 1-yard run (Tim Mazzetti kick)

0

7

2nd quarter

WAS

ATL

Redskins

John Riggins 1-yard run (Mark Moseley kick)

7

7

Redskins

Mark Moseley 21-yard field goal

10

7

Falcons

Tim Mazzetti 21-yard field goal

10

10

3rd quarter

WAS

ATL

Falcons

Bubba Bean 1-yard run (Tim Mazzetti kick)

10

17

4th quarter

WAS

ATL

Redskins

Mike Thomas 1-yard run (Mark Moseley kick)

17

17

Falcons

Tim Mazzetti 32-yard field goal

17

20

Redskins

Falcons

1st Downs

15

17

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

72

76

Total Yards

311

253

Yards per play

4.3

3.3

Passing

165

140

Comp - Att

13 - 34

16 - 37

Yards per pass

4.3

3.3

Interceptions thrown

0

0

Sacks - Yards lost

4 - 35

5 - 50

Rushing

146

113

Rushing Attempts

34

34

Yards per rush

4.3

3.3

Penalties

6

7

Turnovers

2

0

Fumbles lost

2

0

Interceptions

0

0

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Joe Theismann 12 33 144 4.4 0 0 50.6
Mike Bragg 1 1 56 56.0 0 0 118.8
Team 13 34 165 5.9 0 0 4 58.5

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
John Riggins 18 64 3.6 1
Benny Malone 8 56 7.0 0
Joe Theismann 4 26 6.5 0
Mike Thomas 4 0 0.0 1
Team 34 146 4.3 2

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Danny Buggs 6 67 11.2 0
Terry Anderson 1 56 56.0 0
Johnnie McDaniel 3 46 15.3 0
John Riggins 1 21 21.0 0
Jean Fugett 1 17 17.0 0
Mike Thomas 1 -7 -7.0 0
Team 13 200 5.9 0 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 2 2 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 5.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Mark Moseley 1 2 2 5
Team 1 2 2 5

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Mike Bragg 9 295 32.8
Team 10 295 29.5

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Tony Green 2 47 23.5 0
Terry Anderson 1 26 26.0 0
Team 3 73 24.3 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Terry Anderson 4 37 9.3 0
Team 4 37 9.3 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Steve Bartkowski 16 37 190 5.1 0 0 59.5
Team 16 37 140 5.1 0 0 5 59.5

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Bubba Bean 17 58 3.4 1
Haskel Stanback 11 45 4.1 1
Steve Bartkowski 5 6 1.2 0
Ray Strong 1 4 4.0 0
Team 34 113 3.3 2

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Wally Francis 6 72 12.0 0
Billy Ryckman 2 33 16.5 0
Haskel Stanback 3 32 10.7 0
Jim Mitchell 2 23 11.5 0
Bubba Bean 2 17 8.5 0
Alfred Jackson 1 13 13.0 0
Team 16 190 5.1 0 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 1 0 2

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 4.0

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 12 383 31.9
Team 12 383 31.9

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Dennis Pearson 3 63 21.0 0
George Franklin 1 10 10.0 0
Team 4 73 18.3 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Billy Ryckman 2 12 6.0 0
Team 2 12 6.0 0

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Team Leaders

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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