The Detroit Lions decisively defeated the Atlanta Falcons, 31 to 17, on September 4, 1988.

Final

ATL

Falcons

0-1-0

17

DET

Lions

1-0-0

31

Team

ATL

DET

1

3

0

2

0

10

3

0

14

4

14

7

Total

17

31

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

ATL

DET

Falcons

Greg Davis 19-yard field goal

3

0

2nd quarter

ATL

DET

Lions

Pete Mandley 7-yard pass from Chuck Long (Eddie Murray kick)

3

7

Lions

Eddie Murray 37-yard field goal

3

10

3rd quarter

ATL

DET

Lions

Garry James 1-yard run (Eddie Murray kick)

3

17

Lions

George Jamison 4-yard fumble return (Eddie Murray kick)

3

24

4th quarter

ATL

DET

Falcons

Alex Higdon 9-yard pass from Chris Miller (Greg Davis kick)

10

24

Lions

Mark Lewis 1-yard pass from Chuck Long (Eddie Murray kick)

10

31

Falcons

John Settle 2-yard run (Greg Davis kick)

17

31