The New England Patriots came up just a bit short against the Washington Redskins, 16 to 14, on September 3, 1978.

1978 New England Patriots

Final

WAS

16

NE

14

1

3

0

2

0

0

3

6

7

4

7

7

Total

16

14

1st quarter

WAS

NE

Redskins

Mark Moseley 26-yard field goal

3

0

3rd quarter

WAS

NE

Patriots

Stanley Morgan 33-yard pass from Steve Grogan (John Smith kick)

3

7

Redskins

Mike Thomas 15-yard pass from Joe Theismann (kick failed)

9

7

4th quarter

WAS

NE

Patriots

Harold Jackson 45-yard pass from Steve Grogan (John Smith kick)

9

14

Redskins

Brad Dusek 31-yard fumble return (Mark Moseley kick)

16

14

Redskins

Patriots

1st Downs

14

21

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

62

74

Total Yards

324

326

Yards per play

5.2

4.4

Passing

175

165

Comp - Att

10 - 24

12 - 31

Yards per pass

7

4.9

Interceptions thrown

1

2

Sacks - Yards lost

1 - 9

3 - 34

Rushing

149

161

Rushing Attempts

37

40

Yards per rush

4.0

4.0

Penalties

6

5

Turnovers

2

3

Fumbles lost

1

1

Interceptions

1

2

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Joe Theismann 10 24 184 7.7 1 1 65.3
Team 10 24 175 7.7 1 1 1 65.3

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Mike Thomas 11 70 6.4 0
John Riggins 16 60 3.8 0
Tony Green 6 23 3.8 0
Joe Theismann 4 -4 -1.0 0
Team 37 149 4.0 0

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Danny Buggs 2 89 44.5 0
Mike Thomas 4 46 11.5 1
Frank Grant 1 19 19.0 0
Ricky Thompson 2 19 9.5 0
John Riggins 1 11 11.0 0
Team 10 184 7.7 1 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 3 1 1

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 3.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Mark Moseley 1 2 1 4
Team 1 2 1 4

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Mike Bragg 5 192 38.4
Team 5 192 38.4

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Tony Green 2 35 17.5 0
Team 2 35 17.5 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Tony Green 2 21 10.5 0
Team 2 21 10.5 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Steve Grogan 12 31 199 6.4 2 2 55.7
Team 12 31 165 6.4 2 2 3 55.7

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Horace Ivory 16 89 5.6 0
Steve Grogan 5 35 7.0 0
Don Calhoun 9 16 1.8 0
Sam Cunningham 7 14 2.0 0
Andy Johnson 3 7 2.3 0
Team 40 161 4.0 0

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Harold Jackson 7 124 17.7 1
Stanley Morgan 1 33 33.0 1
Sam Cunningham 2 23 11.5 0
Don Hasselbeck 1 17 17.0 0
Don Calhoun 1 2 2.0 0
Team 12 199 6.4 2 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 1 1 1

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 1.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
John Smith 0 0 2 2
Team 0 0 2 2

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Mike Patrick 7 216 30.9
Team 7 216 30.9

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Raymond Clayborn 2 37 18.5 0
Dwight Wheeler 1 0 0.0 0
Team 3 37 12.3 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Stanley Morgan 3 7 2.3 0
Team 3 7 2.3 0

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Team Leaders

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PASS

2,120

Jones

Mac Jones

RUSH

642

Elliott

Ezekiel Elliott

REC

561

Douglas

Demario Douglas

Team Rankings

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PPG

13.9

31st

OPP PPG

21.5

15th

RUSH YDS/G

95.7

26th

PASS YDS/G

199.5

29th

2023 Division Standings

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TEAM W L T PCT
Bills Bills
11 6 0 .647
Dolphins Dolphins
11 6 0 .647
Jets Jets
7 10 0 .412
Patriots Patriots
4 13 0 .235

Last Game

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NE Patriots

4-13-0

3

Final

17

NYJ Jets

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