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

1978 St. Louis Cardinals

Final

ATL

Falcons

9-7-0

21

STL

42

1

7

0

2

7

28

3

7

7

4

0

7

Total

21

42

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

Falcons

Cardinals

1st Downs

18

24

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

64

80

Total Yards

311

427

Yards per play

4.9

5.3

Passing

270

348

Comp - Att

21 - 42

23 - 42

Yards per pass

5.9

7.9

Interceptions thrown

3

1

Sacks - Yards lost

4 - 42

2 - 14

Rushing

41

79

Rushing Attempts

18

36

Yards per rush

2.3

2.2

Penalties

5

6

Turnovers

6

2

Fumbles lost

3

1

Interceptions

3

1

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Steve Bartkowski 16 32 257 8.0 1 2 61.6
June Jones 5 10 55 5.5 0 1 27.1
Team 21 42 270 7.4 1 3 4 52.9

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Ray Strong 11 27 2.5 1
Haskel Stanback 6 15 2.5 0
Ricky Patton 1 -1 -1.0 0
Team 18 41 2.3 1

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Alfred Jackson 5 102 20.4 0
Wally Francis 3 80 26.7 0
Jim Mitchell 3 44 14.7 0
Billy Ryckman 3 29 9.7 0
Ray Strong 3 22 7.3 0
James Wright 1 18 18.0 0
Haskel Stanback 1 9 9.0 0
Ricky Patton 2 8 4.0 1
Team 21 312 7.4 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 3 3 1

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 2.0

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 4 139 34.8
Team 4 139 34.8

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Dennis Pearson 2 117 58.5 1
James Wright 2 31 15.5 0
George Franklin 1 25 25.0 0
Edgar Fields 2 21 10.5 0
Team 7 194 27.7 1

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Billy Ryckman 2 3 1.5 0
Team 2 3 1.5 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Jim Hart 22 40 333 8.3 3 1 97.2
Mike Wood 1 1 29 29.0 0 0 118.8
Steve Pisarkiewicz 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 39.6
Team 23 42 348 8.6 3 1 2 97.5

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Jim Otis 13 27 2.1 0
Gordon Bell 7 23 3.3 0
Willard Harrell 7 12 1.7 0
Jim Hart 2 11 5.5 2
Steve Jones 6 9 1.5 1
Steve Pisarkiewicz 1 -3 -3.0 0
Team 36 79 2.2 3

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Dave Stief 9 183 20.3 1
Pat Tilley 7 105 15.0 1
Al Chandler 4 48 12.0 1
Steve Jones 2 17 8.5 0
Gordon Bell 1 9 9.0 0
Team 23 362 8.6 3 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 1 1 3

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 4.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Jim Bakken 0 0 6 6
Team 0 0 6 6

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Mike Wood 6 228 38.0
Team 6 228 38.0

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Gordon Bell 2 54 27.0 0
Roland Woolsey 1 25 25.0 0
Team 3 79 26.3 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Gordon Bell 1 8 8.0 0
Roland Woolsey 1 4 4.0 0
Team 2 12 6.0 0

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Team Leaders

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PASS

1,799

Murray

Kyler Murray

RUSH

1,040

Conner

James Conner

REC

825

McBride

Trey McBride

Team Rankings

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PPG

19.4

24th

OPP PPG

26.8

31st

RUSH YDS/G

139.1

4th

PASS YDS/G

201.8

26th

2023 Division Standings

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TEAM W L T PCT
49ers 49ers
12 5 0 .706
Rams Rams
10 7 0 .588
Seahawks Seahawks
9 8 0 .529
Cardinals Cardinals
4 13 0 .235

Schedule

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DATE MATCHUP TIME (ET)
Sun
9/8
ARI ARI
@
BUF BUF
1:00 PM
Sun
9/15
LAR LAR
@
ARI ARI
4:05 PM
Sun
9/22
DET DET
@
ARI ARI
4:25 PM
Sun
9/29
WAS WAS
@
ARI ARI
4:05 PM
Sun
10/6
ARI ARI
@
SF SF
4:05 PM

Last Game

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ARI Cardinals

4-13-0

20

Final

21

SEA Seahawks

9-8-0

Sun 7 Jan 2024

NFL 2023 Leaders

NFL 2023 Rankings

Fantasy Football 2023

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

NFL 2023 Scores & Schedule

Scores

DATE MATCHUP SCORE
Sat
2/10
SF SF
@
KC KC
22-25
Sat
1/27
KC KC
@
BAL BAL
17-10
Sat
1/27
DET DET
@
SF SF
31-34
Sat
1/20
TB TB
@
DET DET
23-31
Sat
1/20
KC KC
@
BUF BUF
27-24

Schedule

DATE MATCHUP TIME (ET)
Thu
9/5
BAL BAL
@
KC KC
8:20 PM
Fri
9/6
GB GB
@
PHI PHI
8:15 PM
Sun
9/8
CAR CAR
@
NO NO
1:00 PM
Sun
9/8
TEN TEN
@
CHI CHI
1:00 PM
Sun
9/8
JAX JAX
@
MIA MIA
1:00 PM