The Detroit Lions squeaked out a win over the Atlanta Falcons, 24 to 23, on September 23, 1979.

Final

ATL

Falcons

2-2-0

23

DET

Lions

1-3-0

24

Team

ATL

DET

1

0

7

2

3

3

3

13

0

4

7

14

Total

23

24

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

ATL

DET

Lions

Freddie Scott 15-yard pass from Jeff Komlo (Benny Ricardo kick)

0

7

2nd quarter

ATL

DET

Falcons

Tim Mazzetti 24-yard field goal

3

7

Lions

Benny Ricardo 20-yard field goal

3

10

3rd quarter

ATL

DET

Falcons

Steve Bartkowski 1-yard run (Tim Mazzetti kick)

10

10

Falcons

Tim Mazzetti 26-yard field goal

13

10

Falcons

Tim Mazzetti 22-yard field goal

16

10

4th quarter

ATL

DET

Lions

Luther Blue 13-yard pass from Jeff Komlo (Benny Ricardo kick)

16

17

Lions

Rick Kane 26-yard run (Benny Ricardo kick)

16

24

Falcons

Haskel Stanback 55-yard run (Tim Mazzetti kick)

23

24