The New Orleans Saints decisively defeated the San Francisco 49ers, 24 to 13, on December 3, 1978.

1978 New Orleans Saints

Final

SF

49ers

1-13-0

13

NO

Saints

6-8-0

24

1

3

3

2

7

14

3

3

0

4

0

7

Total

13

24

1st quarter

SF

NO

49ers

Ray Wersching 45-yard field goal

3

0

Saints

Steve Mike-Mayer 50-yard field goal

3

3

2nd quarter

SF

NO

Saints

Chuck Muncie 6-yard run (Steve Mike-Mayer kick)

3

10

Saints

Wes Chandler 58-yard pass from Archie Manning (Steve Mike-Mayer kick)

3

17

49ers

Paul Seal 41-yard pass from Scott Bull (Ray Wersching kick)

10

17

3rd quarter

SF

NO

49ers

Ray Wersching 42-yard field goal

13

17

4th quarter

SF

NO

Saints

Wes Chandler 12-yard pass from Archie Manning (Steve Mike-Mayer kick)

13

24

49ers

Saints

1st Downs

14

24

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

70

74

Total Yards

287

383

Yards per play

4.1

5.2

Passing

128

190

Comp - Att

9 - 27

22 - 34

Yards per pass

4

5.4

Interceptions thrown

1

1

Sacks - Yards lost

5 - 19

1 - 9

Rushing

159

193

Rushing Attempts

38

39

Yards per rush

4.2

4.9

Penalties

8

5

Turnovers

3

4

Fumbles lost

2

3

Interceptions

1

1

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Scott Bull 9 27 147 5.4 1 1 49.5
Team 9 27 128 5.4 1 1 5 49.5

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Bob Ferrell 20 90 4.5 0
Paul Hofer 15 54 3.6 0
Scott Bull 3 15 5.0 0
Team 38 159 4.2 0

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Kenny Harrison 3 63 21.0 0
Paul Seal 2 51 25.5 1
Bob Ferrell 4 33 8.3 0
Team 9 147 5.4 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 4 2 3

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 1.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Ray Wersching 2 2 1 7
Team 2 2 1 7

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Mike Connell 6 210 35.0
Team 6 210 35.0

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Greg Boykin 1 25 25.0 0
Dave Williams 1 22 22.0 0
Paul Hofer 1 20 20.0 0
Team 3 67 22.3 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Vern Roberson 1 7 7.0 0
Jack Steptoe 1 3 3.0 0
Team 2 10 5.0 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Archie Manning 22 34 199 5.9 2 1 87.7
Team 22 34 190 5.9 2 1 1 87.7

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Chuck Muncie 14 87 6.2 1
Michael Strachan 9 44 4.9 0
Tony Galbreath 11 38 3.5 0
Kim Jones 3 13 4.3 0
Archie Manning 2 11 5.5 0
Team 39 193 4.9 1

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Wes Chandler 6 103 17.2 2
Tinker Owens 5 39 7.8 0
Rich Mauti 3 24 8.0 0
Tony Galbreath 3 13 4.3 0
Chuck Muncie 4 11 2.8 0
Michael Strachan 1 9 9.0 0
Team 22 199 5.9 2 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 3 3 2

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 5.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Steve Mike-Mayer 1 3 3 6
Team 1 3 3 6

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Tom Blanchard 4 154 38.5
Team 4 154 38.5

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Wes Chandler 2 47 23.5 0
Floyd Rice 1 15 15.0 0
Team 3 62 20.7 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Wes Chandler 2 15 7.5 0
Team 2 15 7.5 0

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Team Leaders

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PASS

3,878

Carr

Derek Carr

RUSH

694

Kamara

Alvin Kamara

REC

1,123

Olave

Chris Olave

Team Rankings

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PPG

23.6

9th

OPP PPG

19.2

8th

RUSH YDS/G

102.5

21st

PASS YDS/G

248.5

13th

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