Atlanta 25, New Orleans 29

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
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. Ryan 24/33 315 1 1
Saints
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
D. Brees 18/32 230 2 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD LG
M. Turner 18 61 1 26
J. Norwood 5 18 0 11
M. Ryan 4 13 1 12
J. Snelling 2 5 0 3
O. Mughelli 1 2 0 2
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD LG
P. Thomas 16 102 1 18
R. Bush 10 80 0 43
M. Karney 1 2 0 2
D. McAllister 1 0 0 0
D. Brees 2 0 0 1
Receiving
  REC YDS TD LG
R. White 10 164 0 59
M. Jenkins 5 69 0 21
H. Douglas 2 45 0 28
J. Norwood 4 20 0 9
J. Peelle 1 9 0 9
B. Finneran 2 8 1 6
Receiving
  REC YDS TD LG
D. Henderson 3 72 0 36
J. Shockey 5 64 0 21
L. Moore 3 35 0 15
R. Bush 3 26 1 15
M. Colston 3 26 0 11
P. Thomas 1 7 1 7
Interceptions
  NO.
No interceptions
Interceptions
  NO.
J. David 1
Sacks
  NO. YDS
No sacks
Sacks
  NO. YDS
No sacks
Tackles
  TK AST
C. Lofton 6 1
K. Brooking 6 4
C. Houston 5 1
C. Jackson 4 0
C. Davis 4 0
M. Boley 4 0
E. Coleman 4 0
D. Foxworth 3 0
J. Babineaux 3 1
L. Milloy 3 2
G. Jackson 1 0
J. Abraham 1 0
Tackles
  TK AST
U. Young 7 0
R. Harper 7 0
S. Shanle 7 2
J. Vilma 6 4
J. Bullocks 5 0
W. Smith 4 2
L. Torrence 3 1
S. Fujita 3 2
J. Charleston 2 0
S. Ellis 1 0
K. Clancy 1 0
A. Lake 1 0
H. Thomas 1 0
J. David 1 1
B. McCray 1 1
Fumbles
  NO. LOST
M. Ryan 1 0
Fumbles
  NO. LOST
No fumbles

Game Info

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