The Atlanta Falcons fell to the Washington Redskins, 16 to 7, on September 30, 1979.

1979 Atlanta Falcons

Final

WAS

16

ATL

Falcons

2-3-0

7

1

3

7

2

10

0

3

3

0

4

0

0

Total

16

7

1st quarter

WAS

ATL

Redskins

Mark Moseley 45-yard field goal

3

0

Falcons

William Andrews 2-yard run (Tim Mazzetti kick)

3

7

2nd quarter

WAS

ATL

Redskins

Mark Moseley 53-yard field goal

6

7

Redskins

John Riggins 1-yard run (Mark Moseley kick)

13

7

3rd quarter

WAS

ATL

Redskins

Mark Moseley 37-yard field goal

16

7

Redskins

Falcons

1st Downs

20

14

Passing 1st Downs

Rushing 1st Downs

1st downs from penalties

3rd down efficiency

-

-

4th down efficiency

-

-

Total Plays

75

51

Total Yards

359

156

Yards per play

4.8

3.1

Passing

228

86

Comp - Att

19 - 26

6 - 26

Yards per pass

8.4

3

Interceptions thrown

1

3

Sacks - Yards lost

1 - 5

3 - 19

Rushing

131

70

Rushing Attempts

48

22

Yards per rush

2.7

3.2

Penalties

11

8

Turnovers

1

3

Fumbles lost

0

0

Interceptions

1

3

Possession

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Joe Theismann 19 26 233 9.0 0 1 84.3
Team 19 26 228 9.0 0 1 1 84.3

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
John Riggins 18 56 3.1 1
Buddy Hardeman 5 26 5.2 0
Clarence Harmon 5 25 5.0 0
Benny Malone 14 18 1.3 0
Joe Theismann 6 6 1.0 0
Team 48 131 2.7 1

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Danny Buggs 10 134 13.4 0
Clarence Harmon 2 36 18.0 0
Johnnie McDaniel 2 30 15.0 0
Don Warren 1 14 14.0 0
Buddy Hardeman 2 9 4.5 0
Jean Fugett 1 6 6.0 0
John Riggins 1 4 4.0 0
Team 19 233 9.0 0 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 1 0 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 3.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Mark Moseley 3 4 1 10
Team 3 4 1 10

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Mike Bragg 2 84 42.0
Team 2 84 42.0

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Lonnie Perrin 2 55 27.5 0
Team 2 55 27.5 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Buddy Hardeman 2 1 0.5 0
Team 2 1 0.5 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Steve Bartkowski 6 26 105 4.0 0 3 4.3
Team 6 26 86 4.0 0 3 3 4.3

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
William Andrews 15 59 3.9 1
Bubba Bean 7 11 1.6 0
Team 22 70 3.2 1

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Wally Francis 2 53 26.5 0
Lynn Cain 3 39 13.0 0
Alfred Jenkins 1 13 13.0 0
Team 6 105 4.0 0 0

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 0 0 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Team 1.0

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Tim Mazzetti 0 0 1 1
Team 0 0 1 1

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
John James 6 225 37.5
Team 6 225 37.5

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Dennis Pearson 3 47 15.7 0
Lynn Cain 2 28 14.0 0
Team 5 75 15.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Team 0 0 0

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Team Leaders

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PASS

2,836

Ridder

Desmond Ridder

RUSH

976

Robinson

Bijan Robinson

REC

905

London

Drake London

Team Rankings

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PPG

18.9

26th

OPP PPG

21.9

18th

RUSH YDS/G

127.0

9th

PASS YDS/G

222.1

22nd

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