The Atlanta Falcons emerged victorious over the Dallas Cowboys, 27 to 21, on September 17, 1989.

Final

DAL

Cowboys

0-2-0

21

ATL

Falcons

1-1-0

27

Team

DAL

ATL

1

14

7

2

7

3

3

0

10

4

0

7

Total

21

27

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

DAL

ATL

Cowboys

Michael Irvin 65-yard pass from Troy Aikman (Roger Ruzek kick)

7

0

Falcons

Bobby Butler 29-yard fumble return (Paul McFadden kick)

7

7

Cowboys

Herschel Walker 4-yard run (Roger Ruzek kick)

14

7

2nd quarter

DAL

ATL

Falcons

Paul McFadden 28-yard field goal

14

10

Cowboys

Herschel Walker 20-yard run (Roger Ruzek kick)

21

10

3rd quarter

DAL

ATL

Falcons

Paul McFadden 38-yard field goal

21

13

Falcons

Kenny Flowers 1-yard run (Paul McFadden kick)

21

20

4th quarter

DAL

ATL

Falcons

John Settle 4-yard run (Paul McFadden kick)

21

27