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1979 Atlanta Falcons Schedule & Results

1979 Atlanta Falcons schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 9/2 12345F/OT
Atlanta (1-0) 02077640
New Orleans (0-1) 72133034
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 38-22-312, 1 INT, 3 TD
A. Manning (NO), 29-14-284, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Andrews (ATL), 30-167, 1 TD
C. Muncie (NO), 22-161, 2 TD
Rec
A. Jenkins (ATL), 7-131, 1 TD
W. Chandler (NO), 6-205, 1 TD
Mon 9/10 1234FINAL
Atlanta (2-0) 070714
Philadelphia (1-1) 370010
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 16-10-123, 1 INT, 1 TD
R. Jaworski (PHI), 37-16-213, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
W. Andrews (ATL), 24-121
W. Montgomery (PHI), 15-43
Rec
W. Francis (ATL), 3-44, 1 TD
H. Carmichael (PHI), 9-127
Sun 9/16 12345F/OT
Denver (2-1) 7370320
Atlanta (2-1) 01007017
Pass
N. Weese (DEN), 22-13-215, 1 INT, 0 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 29-20-326, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Jensen (DEN), 9-52
W. Andrews (ATL), 20-41
Rec
H. Moses (DEN), 5-99
W. Francis (ATL), 8-138, 1 TD
Sun 9/23 1234FINAL
Atlanta (2-2) 0313723
Detroit (1-3) 7301424
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 25-12-158, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Komlo (DET), 35-19-289, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
H. Stanback (ATL), 3-64, 1 TD
D. Bussey (DET), 15-64
Rec
W. Francis (ATL), 3-50
L. Thompson (DET), 4-55
Sun 9/30 1234FINAL
Washington (4-1) 3103016
Atlanta (2-3) 70007
Pass
J. Theismann (WAS), 26-19-233, 1 INT, 0 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 26-6-105, 3 INT, 0 TD
Rush
J. Riggins (WAS), 18-56, 1 TD
W. Andrews (ATL), 15-59, 1 TD
Rec
D. Buggs (WAS), 10-134
L. Cain (ATL), 3-39
Sun 10/7 1234FINAL
Green Bay (2-4) 07007
Atlanta (3-3) 1053725
Pass
D. Whitehurst (GB), 30-13-209, 2 INT, 1 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 29-14-144, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
S. Atkins (GB), 12-79
W. Andrews (ATL), 13-60
Rec
A. Thompson (GB), 4-93
W. Francis (ATL), 5-50
Sun 10/14 1234FINAL
Atlanta (3-4) 0012719
Oakland (4-3) 109102150
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 35-20-260, 3 INT, 2 TD
K. Stabler (OAK), 22-16-186, 0 INT, 2 TD
Rush
J. Mayberry (ATL), 13-77
M. van Eeghen (OAK), 18-56, 3 TD
Rec
L. Cain (ATL), 6-110, 2 TD
R. Martini (OAK), 6-57
Sun 10/21 1234FINAL
Atlanta (3-5) 090615
San Francisco (1-7) 707620
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 27-13-126, 1 INT, 1 TD
S. DeBerg (SF), 37-24-245, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
L. Cain (ATL), 11-58
F. Solomon (SF), 2-68, 1 TD
Rec
W. Andrews (ATL), 6-41
P. Hofer (SF), 7-84
Mon 10/29 1234FINAL
Seattle (4-5) 0213731
Atlanta (3-6) 7701428
Pass
J. Zorn (SEA), 25-13-197, 0 INT, 1 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 26-16-186, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
D. Doornink (SEA), 21-122, 2 TD
L. Cain (ATL), 13-99, 1 TD
Rec
S. Largent (SEA), 6-127
L. Cain (ATL), 5-26
Sun 11/4 1234FINAL
Tampa Bay (7-3) 700714
Atlanta (4-6) 0301417
Pass
D. Williams (TB), 24-11-198, 1 INT, 1 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 20-11-80, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
R. Bell (TB), 13-41, 1 TD
B. Bean (ATL), 3-67, 1 TD
Rec
L. Mucker (TB), 3-68
W. Andrews (ATL), 4-16
Sun 11/11 1234FINAL
Atlanta (4-7) 00303
NY Giants (5-6) 0107724
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 24-9-94, 2 INT, 0 TD
P. Simms (NYG), 32-14-155, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Andrews (ATL), 11-73
D. Kotar (NYG), 16-52
Rec
A. Jenkins (ATL), 6-105
G. Shirk (NYG), 4-64, 1 TD
Mon 11/19 1234FINAL
Atlanta (4-8) 007714
Los Angeles (6-6) 770620
Pass
J. Jones (ATL), 24-11-181, 2 INT, 2 TD
V. Ferragamo (LA), 22-9-171, 1 INT, 2 TD
Rush
B. Bean (ATL), 17-104
W. Tyler (LA), 21-111
Rec
W. Francis (ATL), 5-84, 2 TD
P. Dennard (LA), 4-82, 1 TD
Sun 11/25 1234FINAL
New Orleans (7-6) 72001037
Atlanta (4-9) 06006
Pass
A. Manning (NO), 31-14-264, 0 INT, 1 TD
J. Jones (ATL), 42-18-165, 1 INT, 0 TD
Rush
C. Muncie (NO), 14-61, 1 TD
H. Stanback (ATL), 5-55
Rec
W. Chandler (NO), 6-103
W. Francis (ATL), 6-58
Sun 12/2 1234FINAL
Atlanta (5-9) 777728
San Diego (10-4) 737926
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 30-17-225, 1 INT, 3 TD
D. Fouts (SD), 37-28-338, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Andrews (ATL), 21-131
D. Fouts (SD), 5-42
Rec
W. Francis (ATL), 6-90, 2 TD
C. Joiner (SD), 8-99
Sun 12/9 1234FINAL
Los Angeles (9-6) 0283334
Atlanta (5-10) 060713
Pass
V. Ferragamo (LA), 15-10-188, 2 INT, 1 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 27-16-179, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
W. Tyler (LA), 18-138, 1 TD
H. Stanback (ATL), 11-33, 1 TD
Rec
P. Dennard (LA), 3-62
W. Francis (ATL), 10-108
Sun 12/16 1234FINAL
San Francisco (2-14) 777021
Atlanta (6-10) 3771431
Pass
S. DeBerg (SF), 54-29-345, 1 INT, 2 TD
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 28-18-187, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
P. Hofer (SF), 14-77, 1 TD
W. Andrews (ATL), 19-63
Rec
P. Hofer (SF), 9-130, 1 TD
W. Andrews (ATL), 4-50

Preseason

Saturday, August 4, 1979 FINAL
New England (1-0) 37
Atlanta (0-1) 14
Thursday, August 9, 1979 FINAL
Atlanta (0-2) 17
St. Louis (1-1) 42
Saturday, August 18, 1979 FINAL
Washington (2-1) 16
Atlanta (0-3) 6
Saturday, August 25, 1979 FINAL
Atlanta (0-4) 35
Green Bay (3-1) 45

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