The St. Louis Cardinals dominated the Atlanta Falcons, 42 to 21, on December 17, 1978.

Final

ATL

Falcons

9-7-0

21

STL

Cardinals

6-10-0

42

Team

ATL

STL

1

7

0

2

7

28

3

7

7

4

0

7

Total

21

42

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

ATL

STL

Falcons

Ray Strong 1-yard run (Tim Mazzetti kick)

7

0

2nd quarter

ATL

STL

Cardinals

Dave Stief 37-yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick)

7

7

Cardinals

Al Chandler 12-yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick)

7

14

Falcons

Dennis Pearson 100-yard kickoff return (Tim Mazzetti kick)

14

14

Cardinals

Pat Tilley 26-yard pass from Jim Hart (Jim Bakken kick)

14

21

Cardinals

Jim Hart 2-yard run (Jim Bakken kick)

14

28

3rd quarter

ATL

STL

Cardinals

Steve Jones 3-yard run (Jim Bakken kick)

14

35

Falcons

Ricky Patton 8-yard pass from Steve Bartkowski (Tim Mazzetti kick)

21

35

4th quarter

ATL

STL

Cardinals

Jim Hart 9-yard run (Jim Bakken kick)

21

42