The Atlanta Falcons couldn't pull it off against the Detroit Lions, 28 to 27, on September 8, 1985.

Final

DET

Lions

1-0-0

28

ATL

Falcons

0-1-0

27

Team

DET

ATL

1

0

14

2

14

7

3

14

0

4

0

6

Total

28

27

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

DET

ATL

Falcons

Gerald Riggs 1-yard run (Mick Luckhurst kick)

0

7

Falcons

Charlie Brown 12-yard pass from Steve Bartkowski (Rick Bryan kick)

0

14

2nd quarter

DET

ATL

Lions

James Jones 8-yard pass from Eric Hipple (Eddie Murray kick)

7

14

Lions

Jeff Chadwick 15-yard pass from Eric Hipple (Eddie Murray kick)

14

14

Falcons

Billy Johnson 35-yard pass from Steve Bartkowski (Mick Luckhurst kick)

14

21

3rd quarter

DET

ATL

Lions

Jeff Chadwick 9-yard pass from Eric Hipple (Eddie Murray kick)

21

21

Lions

James Jones 21-yard run (Eddie Murray kick)

28

21

4th quarter

DET

ATL

Falcons

Mick Luckhurst 46-yard field goal

28

24

Falcons

Mick Luckhurst 31-yard field goal

28

27