Atlanta 24, Minnesota 17

Boxscore
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Summary

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter - 8:52
 TD  Vikings 0 - Falcons 7
Michael Turner 1 yd. run (Jason Elam kick)
1st Quarter - 2:11
 TD  Vikings 7 - Falcons 7
Visanthe Shiancoe 21 yd. pass from Tarvaris Jackson (Ryan Longwell kick)
2nd Quarter - 14:11
 TD  Vikings 7 - Falcons 14
Jerious Norwood 8 yd. pass from Matt Ryan (Jason Elam kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:07
 FG  Vikings 7 - Falcons 17
Jason Elam 22 yd. field goal
3rd Quarter - 2:49
 TD  Vikings 7 - Falcons 24
Justin Blalock fumble recovery in end zone (Jason Elam kick)
4th Quarter - 11:36
 FG  Vikings 10 - Falcons 24
Ryan Longwell 29 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 3:15
 TD  Vikings 17 - Falcons 24
Visanthe Shiancoe 17 yd. pass from Tarvaris Jackson (Ryan Longwell kick)

Team Stats

  Falcons Vikings
First downs 18 24
Rushes-Yards 32-98 31-161
Passing Yards 124 195
Sacked-Yards lost 2-10 3-38
Return Yardage 84 47
Passing 13-24-0 22-36-0
Punts-Average 6-42.2 1-44.0
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 7-4
Penalties-Yards 6-70 3-15
Field Goals 1-1 1-1
Red Zone Efficiency 3-4-75% 1-3-33%
Goal To Go Efficiency 3-4-75% 0-0-0%
Time of Possession 27 : 05 32 : 55

Player Stats

Falcons (0 - 0)
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Matt Ryan 13/24 134 1 0
Vikings (0 - 0)
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Tarvaris Jackson 22/36 233 2 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD LG
Michael Turner 19 70 1 13
Jason Snelling 3 12 0 8
Jerious Norwood 6 10 0 8
Harry Douglas 1 4 0 4
Matt Ryan 3 2 0 4
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD LG
Tarvaris Jackson 8 82 0 29
Adrian Peterson 22 76 0 17
Chester Taylor 1 3 0 3
Receiving
  REC YDS TD LG
Michael Jenkins 4 61 0 22
Roddy White 3 24 0 12
Brian Finneran 1 13 0 13
Jason Snelling 1 13 0 13
Jerious Norwood 2 11 1 8
Justin Peelle 1 8 0 8
Harry Douglas 1 4 0 4
Receiving
  REC YDS TD LG
Visanthe Shiancoe 7 136 2 31
Bobby Wade 5 38 0 20
Chester Taylor 5 26 0 11
Bernard Berrian 2 18 0 10
Adrian Peterson 2 16 0 11
Naufahu Tahi 1 -1 0 -1
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Sacks
  NO. YDS
Kindal Moorehead 1.0 29.0
John Abraham 1.0 5.0
Chauncey Davis 1.0 4.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
Ray Edwards 2.0 10.0
Fumbles
  NO. LOST
Matt Ryan 1 0
Fumbles
  NO. LOST
Tarvaris Jackson 3 2
Adrian Peterson 2 1
Matt Birk 1 1
Bernard Berrian 1 1

Game Info

Date - Sunday, December 21 2008 4:15PM
Location - Hubert Humphrey Metrodome
Temperature - Dome
Head Official - Scott Green
Attendance - 62889

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