Atlanta 41, Arizona 7

Sunday, September 19, 2010 1:00 PM
WHEN: 1:00 PM EST, Sunday, September 19, 2010
WHERE: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia
TEMPERATURE: DOME
HEAD OFFICIAL: Jerome Boger
ATTENDANCE: 66824

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
Arizona 0 7 0 0 7
Atlanta 7 17 10 7 41

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Arizona 1-1 0-0 1-1 L1
Atlanta 1-1 1-0 0-1 W1

Recap

Matt Ryan threw three touchdown passes and Jason Snelling scored three times as the Atlanta Falcons pounded the Arizona Cardinals, 41-7, on Sunday at the Georgia Dome.

Snelling carried the load in relief of Michael Turner, who gained 75 yards on nine carries but left the game with a groin injury.

Snelling rushed for 129 yards on 24 carries, scoring on runs of 1 and 7 yards. He also reeled in five catches for 57 yards, including a 19-yard touchdown.

Ryan threw for 225 yards on 21 of 32 passing, connecting with Roddy White, Brian Finneran and Snelling on scoring strikes. With the win, Ryan improved to 14-1 at home as a starter.

White caught seven passes for 78 yards for the Falcons (1-1), while Larry Fitzgerald had seven catches for 83 yards for the Cardinals.

With Beanie Wells being inactive for a second consecutive game, Tim Hightower rushed for 115 yards on 11 carries for Arizona (1-1).

Cardinals quarterback Derek Anderson completed 17 of 31 passes for 161 yards with two interceptions.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
Arizona   Atlanta
Timothy Hightower Player Jason Snelling
11 Attempts 24
115 Yards 129
10.4 Avg Yards 5.4
1 Touchdowns 2
80 Long 30
Receiving
Arizona   Atlanta
Larry Fitzgerald Player Roddy White
7 Receptions 7
83 Yards 78
11.9 Avg Yards 11.1
0 Touchdowns 1
29 Long 24

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
Arizona 267 118 149 1 0 0 1.0 1
Atlanta 444 221 223 5 2 3 2.0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against New Orleans. The Falcons have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Arizona will play their next game at home against Oakland. The Cardinals have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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