1978 Atlanta Falcons Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-7
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Leeman Bennett (9-7)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
1978 Atlanta Falcons Statistics
1978 Atlanta Falcons Roster

The Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1. Leeman Bennett coached the team. The 1978 Atlanta Falcons lost in the Division Playoff.

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Regular Season Points For: 240
Regular Season Points Against: 290

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 3, 1978 Houston Oilers 14 at Atlanta Falcons 20 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
September 10, 1978 Atlanta Falcons 0 at Los Angeles Rams 10 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
September 17, 1978 Cleveland Browns 24 at Atlanta Falcons 16 L 1-1-0 0-1-0 1-2-0
September 24, 1978 Atlanta Falcons 9 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 L 1-1-0 0-2-0 1-3-0
October 1, 1978 New York Giants 20 at Atlanta Falcons 23 W 2-1-0 0-2-0 2-3-0
October 8, 1978 Atlanta Falcons 7 at Pittsburgh Steelers 31 L 2-1-0 0-3-0 2-4-0
October 15, 1978 Detroit Lions 0 at Atlanta Falcons 14 W 3-1-0 0-3-0 3-4-0
October 22, 1978 Atlanta Falcons 20 at San Francisco 49ers 17 W 3-1-0 1-3-0 4-4-0
October 30, 1978 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Atlanta Falcons 15 W 4-1-0 1-3-0 5-4-0
November 5, 1978 San Francisco 49ers 10 at Atlanta Falcons 21 W 5-1-0 1-3-0 6-4-0
November 12, 1978 Atlanta Falcons 20 at New Orleans Saints 17 W 5-1-0 2-3-0 7-4-0
November 19, 1978 Atlanta Falcons 7 at Chicago Bears 13 L 5-1-0 2-4-0 7-5-0
November 26, 1978 New Orleans Saints 17 at Atlanta Falcons 20 W 6-1-0 2-4-0 8-5-0
December 3, 1978 Atlanta Falcons 7 at Cincinnati Bengals 37 L 6-1-0 2-5-0 8-6-0
December 10, 1978 Washington Redskins 17 at Atlanta Falcons 20 W 7-1-0 2-5-0 9-6-0
December 17, 1978 Atlanta Falcons 21 at St. Louis Cardinals 42 L 7-1-0 2-6-0 9-7-0
December 24, 1978 Philadelphia Eagles 13 at Atlanta Falcons 14 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 NFC Wild Card Playoff
December 30, 1978 Atlanta Falcons 20 at Dallas Cowboys 27 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 NFC Divisional Playoff


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