Green Bay Packers (2-3) 27, New England Patriots (3-2) 14
Monday October 1st 1979 (at Green Bay)
(GREEN BAY) - David Whitehurst ran for one score and passed for another, as the Packers upset the Patriots on Monday night. Green Bay intercepted five passes to spark the win. Whitehurst (17 of 27 for 206 yards) converted interceptions by Steve Luke, Johnnie Gray and Mike McCoy into short touchdown runs by Barty Smith, Terdell Middleton and himself. He also capped a 74-yard drive with a touchdown pass to Aundra Thompson with 9:03 left in the second quarter to give Green Bay the lead for good. This was the first Monday night game ever held at Lambeau Field.
NEW ENGLAND -  7  7  0  0 - 14
GREEN BAY   -  7 13  7  0 - 27
                     NEW ENGLAND     GREEN BAY
First downs                   26            19
Rush-yards-TDs          33-162-0      35-118-3
Comp-Att-Yd-TD-INT 18-37-270-2-5 17-29-206-1-2
Sacked-yards                5-31           1-7
Net pass yards               239           199
Total yards                  401           317
Fumbles-lost                 1-1           2-0
Turnovers                      6             2
Penalties-yards             5-43          4-25
SCORING
1st - NE - Russ Francis, 27-yard pass from Steve Grogan (John Smith kick) NEW ENGLAND 7-0
1st - GB - Smith, 1-yard run (Marcol kick) TIED 7-7
2nd - GB - A.Thompson, 15-yard pass from Whitehurst (Marcol kick) GREEN BAY 14-7
2nd - GB - Middleton, 1-yard run (Kick blocked) GREEN BAY 20-7
2nd - NE - Francis, 6-yard pass from Grogan (Smith kick) GREEN BAY 20-14
3rd - GB - Whitehurst, 1-yard run (Marcol kick) GREEN BAY 27-14
RUSHING
GREEN BAY - Terdell Middleton 20-80 1 TD, Barty Smith 9-39 1 TD, David Whitehurst 1-4 1 TD, Jim Culbreath 2-2, Eric Torkelson 2-0, Aundra Thompson 1-(-7)
NEW ENGLAND - Don Calhoun 14-64, Steve Grogan 7-49, Sam Cunningham 11-47, Andy Johnson 1-2
PASSING
GREEN BAY - David Whitehurst 27-17-206 1 TD 2 INT, James Lofton 1-0-0, David Beverly 1-0-0
NEW ENGLAND - Steve Grogan 33-17-255 2 TD 3 INT, Tom Owen 4-1-15 2 INT
RECEIVING
GREEN BAY - Paul Coffman 6-43, James Lofton 3-67, Aundra Thompson 3-32 1 TD, Terdell Middleton 2-46, Barty Smith 2-6, Eric Torkelson 1-12
NEW ENGLAND - Sam Cunningham 6-72, Russ Francis 5-88 2 TD, Stanley Morgan 4-63, Don Westbrook 1-23, Ray Jarvis 1-15, Andy Johnson 1-9