Atlanta Falcons at Detroit Lions 24 to 17

Sunday, December 20, 1998, Week 16

The Atlanta Falcons played the Detroit Lions in Pontiac on Sunday, December 20, 1998, Week 16 of the 1998 season. The Falcons won by a score of 24-17. With this game, the Lions finished the season 4-4-0 at home, while the Falcons finished 6-2-0 on the road for the 1998 season.


Atlanta Falcons offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
268 123 145 0 20

Coaches

Head Coach: Dan Reeves Assistant Head Coach: Rich Brooks Offensive Coordinator: George Sefcik Defensive Coordinator: Rich Brooks Quarterbacks Coach: Jack Burns Wide Receivers Coach: Warren "Rennie" Simmons Offensive Line Coach: Art Shell Running Backs Coach: George Sefcik Tight Ends Coach: James Daniel Offensive Quality Control Coach: Ed West Defensive Line Coach: Bill Kollar Linebackers Coach: Don Blackmon Defensive Backs Coach: Ron Meeks Defensive Quality Control Coach: Brian Xanders Special Teams Coach: Joe DeCamillis Assistant to the Head Coach: Marvin Crosby Bass Strength and Conditioning Coach: Al Miller Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Tim Jorgensen General Manager: Harold Richardson Pro Personnel: Marvin Crosby Bass Pro Scout: Les Snead Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Ron Prince, Joker Phillips


Detroit Lions offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
258 141 117 3 17

Coaches

Head Coach: Bobby Ross Offensive Coordinator: Sylvester Croom Defensive Coordinator: Larry Peccatiello Special Adviser to the Team: Monte Clark Quarterbacks Coach: Jim Zorn Wide Receivers Coach: Jerry Sullivan Offensive Line Coach: Jack Henry Running Backs Coach: Frank Falks Tight Ends Coach: Bob Palcic Offensive Assistant Coach: Stan Kwan Offensive Quality Control Coach: John Misciagna Defensive Line Coach: Brian Baker Linebackers Coach: Gary Moeller Defensive Secondary Coach: Dick Selcer Defensive Assistant Coach: Don Clemons Defensive Quality Control Coach: Dennis Murphy Special Teams Coach: Chuck Priefer Assistant Special Teams Coach: Stan Kwan Strength and Conditioning Coach: Bert Hill Director of Pro Scouting: Kevin Colbert Administrative Assistant: John Misciagna, Barbara Mouthaan, Beth Gay