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1978 Atlanta Falcons

1978 Atlanta Falcons Players And Stats

The 1978 Atlanta Falcons finished with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, and a trip to the playoffs where they beat the Eagles but lost to the Cowboys. Overall they ranked 25th in the league in offensive yards gained and 7th in defensive yards allowed. They were coached by Leeman Bennett. The top fantasy point players were Steve Bartkowski, Bubba Bean and Haskel Stanback. View all of the 1978 Falcons players, stats, fantasy points along with their roster and schedule.
Quarterbacks
Coming in for 7 games June Jones threw for 394 yards and added a touchdown for good measure.
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Running Backs
The top Atlanta Falcons fantasy Running Back of 1978 was Bubba Bean. He averaged 7.01 fantasy points per game for 15 games for a total of 105.15 points. He also had 707 rushing yards and 3 rushing touchdowns. Other Atlanta Falcons rbs on the roster with fantasy points were Haskel Stanback with 588 rushing yards and 94.20 fantasy points and Ricky Patton with 206 yards rushing and 37.10 fantasy points.Ray Strong with 99 yards rushing and 24.70 fantasy points.Mike Esposito with 21 yards rushing and 2.60 fantasy points.George Franklin with -8 yards rushing and .15 fantasy points.
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Wide Receivers
Wally Francis was the top Atlanta Falcons Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1978 with 45 receptions for 695 yards and 3 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 51.65 fantasy points for an average of 3.23 points per game. The other top Atlanta Falcons wide receiver fantasy point producers were Billy Ryckman with 679 receiving yards on 45 receptions for 45.95 fantasy points and Alfred Jackson with 526 yards receiving on 26 catches.Dennis Pearson with 71 yards receiving on 5 catches.
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Tight Ends
Averaging 1.89 fantasy points per game for 16 games made Jim Mitchell the top Atlanta Falcons Fantasy Tight End of 1978. Statistically, he had 32 receptions for 2 touchdowns and 366 receiving yards. The other top Atlanta Falcons tight end fantasy point producer of 1978 was James Wright with 1.30 fantasy points on 26 receiving yards and 2 receptions.
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Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1978 for the Atlanta Falcons with 13 field goals and 18 extra points was Tim Mazzetti. These stats produced a 10 game total of 57.00 fantasy points for an average of 5.70 per game. The other top Atlanta Falcons fantasy point season turned in by a kicker was Fred Steinfort with 3 field goals and 8 extra points for an average of 2.83 points per game.
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