Atlanta 25, New Orleans 29

Boxscore
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Summary

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter - 8:29
 TD  Saints 7 - Falcons 0
Reggie Bush 5 yd. pass from Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley kick)
2nd Quarter - 12:05
 FG  Saints 10 - Falcons 0
Garrett Hartley 26 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 9:55
 TD  Saints 10 - Falcons 7
Michael Turner 5 yd. run (Jason Elam kick)
2nd Quarter - 6:10
 FG  Saints 13 - Falcons 7
Garrett Hartley 46 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 2:13
 TD  Saints 13 - Falcons 14
Brian Finneran 2 yd. pass from Matt Ryan (Jason Elam kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:00
 FG  Saints 16 - Falcons 14
Garrett Hartley 25 yd. field goal
3rd Quarter - 3:06
 FG  Saints 16 - Falcons 17
Jason Elam 23 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 12:55
 TD  Saints 22 - Falcons 17
Pierre Thomas 7 yd. pass from Drew Brees (run failed)
4th Quarter - 7:51
 TD  Saints 22 - Falcons 25
Matt Ryan 12 yd. run (Michael Jenkins pass from Matt Ryan)
4th Quarter - 5:47
 TD  Saints 29 - Falcons 25
Pierre Thomas 5 yd. run (Garrett Hartley kick)

Team Stats

  Falcons Saints
First downs 22 24
Rushes-Yards 30-99 30-184
Passing Yards 315 230
Sacked-Yards lost 0-0 0-0
Return Yardage 144 170
Passing 24-33-1 18-32-0
Punts-Average 4-47.5 3-50.7
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 0-0
Penalties-Yards 5-34 3-30
Field Goals 1-1 3-3
Red Zone Efficiency 3-4-75% 3-5-60%
Goal To Go Efficiency 2-3-67% 3-4-75%
Time of Possession 32 : 52 27 : 08

Player Stats

Falcons (0 - 0)
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Matt Ryan 24/33 315 1 1
Saints (0 - 0)
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Drew Brees 18/32 230 2 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD LG
Michael Turner 18 61 1 26
Jerious Norwood 5 18 0 11
Matt Ryan 4 13 1 12
Jason Snelling 2 5 0 3
Ovie Mughelli 1 2 0 2
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD LG
Pierre Thomas 16 102 1 18
Reggie Bush 10 80 0 43
Mike Karney 1 2 0 2
Deuce McAllister 1 0 0 0
Drew Brees 2 0 0 1
Receiving
  REC YDS TD LG
Roddy White 10 164 0 59
Michael Jenkins 5 69 0 21
Harry Douglas 2 45 0 28
Jerious Norwood 4 20 0 9
Justin Peelle 1 9 0 9
Brian Finneran 2 8 1 6
Receiving
  REC YDS TD LG
Devery Henderson 3 72 0 36
Jeremy Shockey 5 64 0 21
Lance Moore 3 35 0 15
Reggie Bush 3 26 1 15
Marques Colston 3 26 0 11
Pierre Thomas 1 7 1 7
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
Jason David 1 23 0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
No sacks
Sacks
  NO. YDS
No sacks
Fumbles
  NO. LOST
Matt Ryan 1 0
Fumbles
  NO. LOST
No fumbles

Game Info

Date - Sunday, December 7 2008 1:00PM
Location - Louisiana Superdome
Temperature - Dome
Head Official - Bill Leavy
Attendance - 70011

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20
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Houston 
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Cincinnati 
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Atlanta 
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25
29
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9
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Miami 
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16
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17
24
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