Atlanta Falcons (3-3) 25, Green Bay Packers (2-4) 7
Sunday October 7th 1979 (at Atlanta)
(ATLANTA) - Tim Mazzetti kicked three field goals, and the Falcon defense forced three turnovers, as Atlanta snapped a three-game losing streak and reached the .500 mark. Mazzetti's first field goal was set up by Rolland Lawrence's 17-yard interception return. Atlanta also recorded eight sacks, including one by Mike Lewis which resulted in a safety.
GREEN BAY -  0  7  0  0 -  7
ATLANTA   - 10  5  3  7 - 25
                       GREEN BAY       ATLANTA
First downs                   17            19
Rush-yards-TDs          24-117-0      41-152-1
Comp-Att-Yd-TD-INT 13-30-209-1-2 14-29-144-1-0
Sacked-yards                8-51          1-10
Net pass yards               158           134
Total yards                  275           286
Fumbles-lost                 1-1           1-1
Turnovers                      3             1
Penalties-yards             7-57          7-40
SCORING
1st - ATL - Alfred Jenkins, 9-yd pass from St. Bartkowski (Tim Mazzetti kick) ATLANTA 7-0
1st - ATL - Mazzetti, 23-yard field goal ATLANTA 10-0
2nd - ATL - Safety, Mike Lewis sacked Whitehurst in the end zone ATLANTA 12-0
2nd - ATL - Mazzetti, 48-yard field goal ATLANTA 15-0
2nd - GB - Smith, 11-yard pass from Whitehurst (Marcol kick) ATLANTA 15-7
3rd - ATL - Mazzetti, 42-yard field goal ATLANTA 18-7
4th - ATL - James Mayberry, 8-yard run (Mazzetti kick) ATLANTA 25-7
RUSHING
GREEN BAY - Steve Atkins 12-79, David Whitehurst 3-23, Terdell Middleton 4-12, Barty Smith 4-4, Nate Simpson 1-(-1)
ATLANTA - William Andrews 13-60, James Mayberry 13-49 1 TD, Bubba Bean 13-35, Lynn Cain 3-8
PASSING
GREEN BAY - David Whitehurst 30-15-209 1 TD 2 INT
ATLANTA - Steve Bartkowski 29-14-144 1 TD
RECEIVING
GREEN BAY - Aundra Thompson 4-93, James Lofton 3-44, Paul Coffman 2-32, Barty Smith 2-26 1 TD, Steve Atkins 2-14
ATLANTA - Wallace Francis 5-50, Alfred Jenkins 3-43 1 TD, Alfred Jackson 2-18, William Andrews 2-17, Dennis Pearson 1-17, Bubba Bean 1-(-1)