This Day in Georgia History
September 13, 1981
Falcons Tied Record for Points in Quarter
Losing 17-0 in the fourth quarter, the Atlanta Falcons scored 31 points to beat the Green Bay Packers 31-17 to tie a NFL record for number of points in a single quarter. The Falcons’ scores came by touchdowns on a punt return, two by passes, an interception, and a fumble return.