The Atlanta Falcons fell to the Detroit Lions, 31 to 24, on December 24, 1989.

Final

DET

Lions

7-9-0

31

ATL

Falcons

3-13-0

24

Team

DET

ATL

1

7

0

2

7

10

3

10

0

4

7

14

Total

31

24

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

DET

ATL

Lions

Richard Johnson 34-yard pass from Bob Gagliano (Eddie Murray kick)

7

0

2nd quarter

DET

ATL

Falcons

Greg Davis 25-yard field goal

7

3

Lions

Barry Sanders 25-yard run (Eddie Murray kick)

14

3

Falcons

Gene Lang 9-yard pass from Chris Miller (Greg Davis kick)

14

10

3rd quarter

DET

ATL

Lions

Eddie Murray 39-yard field goal

17

10

Lions

Barry Sanders 17-yard run (Eddie Murray kick)

24

10

4th quarter

DET

ATL

Lions

Barry Sanders 18-yard run (Eddie Murray kick)

31

10

Falcons

Keith Jones 1-yard run (Greg Davis kick)

31

17

Falcons

Michael Haynes 6-yard pass from Chris Miller (Greg Davis kick)

31

24