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1978 Atlanta Falcons Schedule & Results

1978 Atlanta Falcons schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Postseason

1978 NFC Wild Card Game
Sun 12/24 1234FINAL
Philadelphia (9-7) 607013
Atlanta (9-7) 0001414
Pass
R. Jaworski (PHI), 35-19-190, 0 INT, 1 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 32-18-243, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
M. Hogan (PHI), 14-31
H. Stanback (ATL), 16-58
Rec
C. Smith (PHI), 7-108
W. Francis (ATL), 6-135, 1 TD
1978 NFC Divisional Playoff Game
Sat 12/30 1234FINAL
Atlanta (9-7) 7130020
Dallas (12-4) 1037727
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 23-8-95, 3 INT, 1 TD
D. White (DAL), 20-10-127, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Bean (ATL), 17-72, 1 TD
S. Laidlaw (DAL), 17-66, 2 TD
Rec
W. Francis (ATL), 6-66, 1 TD
B. DuPree (DAL), 5-59

Regular Season

Sun 9/3 1234FINAL
Houston (0-1) 707014
Atlanta (1-0) 0143320
Pass
D. Pastorini (HOU), 36-19-136, 2 INT, 1 TD
J. Jones (ATL), 23-10-104, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
E. Campbell (HOU), 15-137, 1 TD
B. Bean (ATL), 14-55
Rec
K. Burrough (HOU), 6-56
B. Bean (ATL), 3-37, 1 TD
Sun 9/10 1234FINAL
Atlanta (1-1) 00000
Los Angeles (2-0) 030710
Pass
J. Jones (ATL), 15-5-38, 1 INT, 0 TD
P. Haden (LA), 36-19-237, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
R. Patton (ATL), 13-24
J. Cappelletti (LA), 17-57
Rec
R. Patton (ATL), 3-19
R. Jessie (LA), 6-61
Sun 9/17 1234FINAL
Cleveland (3-0) 0170724
Atlanta (1-2) 370616
Pass
B. Sipe (CLE), 35-20-219, 0 INT, 2 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 15-7-126, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
M. Pruitt (CLE), 15-65
H. Stanback (ATL), 7-31, 1 TD
Rec
D. Logan (CLE), 5-63
B. Ryckman (ATL), 3-48
Sun 9/24 1234FINAL
Atlanta (1-3) 20709
Tampa Bay (2-2) 700714
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 24-12-81, 3 INT, 1 TD
D. Williams (TB), 23-6-74, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
H. Stanback (ATL), 23-112
R. Bell (TB), 18-50
Rec
B. Bean (ATL), 4-23
I. Hagins (TB), 4-45
Sun 10/1 1234FINAL
NY Giants (3-2) 1400620
Atlanta (2-3) 097723
Pass
J. Pisarcik (NYG), 21-7-86, 0 INT, 0 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 26-14-226, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
D. Doornink (NYG), 8-55
H. Stanback (ATL), 19-51, 1 TD
Rec
A. Dixon (NYG), 2-45
W. Francis (ATL), 7-153, 1 TD
Sun 10/8 1234FINAL
Atlanta (2-4) 00077
Pittsburgh (6-0) 3147731
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 33-17-188, 2 INT, 1 TD
T. Bradshaw (PIT), 18-13-231, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Bean (ATL), 17-48
F. Harris (PIT), 20-104
Rec
B. Ryckman (ATL), 5-88
J. Stallworth (PIT), 6-114, 1 TD
Sun 10/15 1234FINAL
Detroit (1-6) 00000
Atlanta (3-4) 070714
Pass
G. Danielson (DET), 29-14-195, 2 INT, 0 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 17-11-162, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
H. King (DET), 11-20
B. Bean (ATL), 15-78, 1 TD
Rec
F. Scott (DET), 4-76
B. Ryckman (ATL), 3-41, 1 TD
Sun 10/22 1234FINAL
Atlanta (4-4) 7001320
San Francisco (1-7) 770317
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 20-15-256, 0 INT, 1 TD
S. DeBerg (SF), 22-8-79, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
H. Stanback (ATL), 14-65
O. Simpson (SF), 18-96, 1 TD
Rec
A. Jackson (ATL), 4-113
F. Solomon (SF), 5-46
Mon 10/30 1234FINAL
Los Angeles (7-2) 07007
Atlanta (5-4) 060915
Pass
P. Haden (LA), 23-13-130, 3 INT, 1 TD
J. Jones (ATL), 11-7-87, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
L. McCutcheon (LA), 12-50
H. Stanback (ATL), 21-51
Rec
R. Jessie (LA), 4-44, 1 TD
J. Mitchell (ATL), 2-16
Sun 11/5 1234FINAL
San Francisco (1-9) 300710
Atlanta (6-4) 077721
Pass
S. DeBerg (SF), 20-6-75, 1 INT, 0 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 26-14-164, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Ferrell (SF), 18-63
R. Patton (ATL), 10-33
Rec
K. Harrison (SF), 2-63
W. Francis (ATL), 4-75, 1 TD
Sun 11/12 1234FINAL
Atlanta (7-4) 0331420
New Orleans (5-6) 3140017
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 33-16-218, 1 INT, 1 TD
A. Manning (NO), 25-14-169, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
B. Bean (ATL), 8-45
C. Muncie (NO), 18-63
Rec
B. Ryckman (ATL), 4-68
W. Chandler (NO), 7-117
Sun 11/19 1234FINAL
Atlanta (7-5) 07007
Chicago (4-8) 0310013
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 32-16-215, 1 INT, 1 TD
B. Avellini (CHI), 6-3-57, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Bean (ATL), 17-61
R. Harper (CHI), 11-43
Rec
B. Ryckman (ATL), 8-107
G. Richards (CHI), 3-30
Sun 11/26 1234FINAL
New Orleans (5-8) 773017
Atlanta (8-5) 7301020
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 24-13-241, 1 INT, 1 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 43-23-266, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Muncie (NO), 17-67, 1 TD
B. Bean (ATL), 19-93
Rec
T. Owens (NO), 4-16
J. Mitchell (ATL), 4-24, 1 TD
Sun 12/3 1234FINAL
Atlanta (8-6) 07007
Cincinnati (2-12) 37131437
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 25-9-124, 3 INT, 0 TD
K. Anderson (CIN), 17-7-77, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Bean (ATL), 15-71
A. Griffin (CIN), 16-87
Rec
W. Francis (ATL), 3-23
P. McInally (CIN), 4-32
Sun 12/10 1234FINAL
Washington (8-7) 0100717
Atlanta (9-6) 737320
Pass
J. Theismann (WAS), 33-12-144, 0 INT, 0 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 37-16-190, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Riggins (WAS), 18-64, 1 TD
B. Bean (ATL), 17-58, 1 TD
Rec
D. Buggs (WAS), 6-67
W. Francis (ATL), 6-72
Sun 12/17 1234FINAL
Atlanta (9-7) 777021
St. Louis (6-10) 0287742
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 32-16-257, 2 INT, 1 TD
J. Hart (STL), 40-22-333, 1 INT, 3 TD
Rush
R. Strong (ATL), 11-27, 1 TD
J. Otis (STL), 13-27
Rec
A. Jackson (ATL), 5-102
D. Stief (STL), 9-183, 1 TD

Preseason

Monday, August 7, 1978 FINAL
Atlanta (1-0) 20
NY Jets (0-1) 17
Saturday, August 12, 1978 FINAL
Atlanta (1-1) 7
Pittsburgh (2-0) 13
Saturday, August 19, 1978 FINAL
Philadelphia (3-1) 24
Atlanta (1-2) 7
Friday, August 25, 1978 FINAL
Atlanta (2-2) 10
Washington (2-2) 7

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