Atlanta 16, New Orleans 45

Boxscore | Play By Play | Recap

Summary

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter - 8:53
 FG  Saints 0 - Falcons 3
Matt Bryant 34 yd. field goal
1st Quarter - 5:25
 TD  Saints 7 - Falcons 3
Pierre Thomas 4 yd. run (John Kasay kick)
1st Quarter - 1:31
 TD  Saints 7 - Falcons 10
Julio Jones 21 yd. pass from Matt Ryan (Matt Bryant kick)
2nd Quarter - 12:32
 TD  Saints 14 - Falcons 10
Marques Colston 8 yd. pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:24
 TD  Saints 21 - Falcons 10
Jimmy Graham 9 yd. pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay kick)
3rd Quarter - 8:28
 TD  Saints 28 - Falcons 10
Robert Meachem 24 yd. pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay kick)
3rd Quarter - 4:41
 FG  Saints 28 - Falcons 13
Matt Bryant 51 yd. field goal
3rd Quarter - 3:04
 FG  Saints 31 - Falcons 13
John Kasay 29 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 12:43
 FG  Saints 31 - Falcons 16
Matt Bryant 30 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 11:09
 TD  Saints 38 - Falcons 16
Malcolm Jenkins 30 yd. fumble recovery (John Kasay kick)
4th Quarter - 2:51
 TD  Saints 45 - Falcons 16
Darren Sproles 9 yd. pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay kick)

Team Stats

  Falcons Saints
First downs 23 26
Rushes-Yards 14-35 23-164
Passing Yards 434 299
Sacked-Yards lost 0-0 1-8
Return Yardage 41 147
Passing 40-61-0 23-39-2
Punts-Average 3-50.0 2-52.0
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 0-0
Penalties-Yards 7-57 4-46
Field Goals 3-3 1-1
Red Zone Efficiency 0-3-0% 4-6-67%
Goal To Go Efficiency 0-1-0% 2-2-100%
Time of Possession 33 : 19 26 : 41

Player Stats

Falcons (9 - 6)
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Matt Ryan 34/52 373 1 0
Chris Redman 6/9 61 0 0
Saints (12 - 3)
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Drew Brees 23/39 307 4 2
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD LG
Michael Turner 11 39 0 7
Jacquizz Rodgers 1 -1 0 -1
Matt Ryan 2 -3 0 2
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD LG
Darren Sproles 5 67 0 36
Pierre Thomas 9 53 1 12
Chris Ivory 8 35 0 11
Drew Brees 1 9 0 9
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS TD LG
Julio Jones 14 8 128 1 40
Roddy White 16 11 127 0 26
Tony Gonzalez 9 5 41 0 9
Michael Turner 4 4 36 0 12
Eric Weems 4 3 33 0 18
Jason Snelling 5 4 28 0 16
Jacquizz Rodgers 2 2 19 0 11
Michael Palmer 2 2 19 0 10
Harry Douglas 1 1 3 0 3
Reggie Kelly 1 0 0 0 0
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS TD LG
Marques Colston 11 7 81 1 23
Robert Meachem 5 3 75 1 41
Lance Moore 3 2 53 0 38
Jimmy Graham 9 4 42 1 17
Devery Henderson 5 3 30 0 12
Darren Sproles 3 2 22 1 13
Pierre Thomas 2 2 4 0 3
Interceptions
  NO.
Dunta Robinson 1
Dominique Franks 1
Interceptions
  NO.
No interceptions
Sacks
  NO. YDS
Vance Walker 1.0 8.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
No sacks
Fumbles
  NO. LOST
Julio Jones 1 1
Fumbles
  NO. LOST
No fumbles

Game Info

Date - Monday, December 26 2011 8:30PM
Location - Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Temperature - Dome
Head Official - Jeff Triplette
Attendance - 70086

NFL Boxscores

Houston 
Indianapolis 
16
19
Miami 
New England 
24
27
Cleveland 
Baltimore 
14
20
Arizona 
Cincinnati 
16
23
Minnesota 
Washington 
33
26
Denver 
Buffalo 
14
40
St. Louis 
Pittsburgh 
0
27
N.Y. Giants 
N.Y. Jets 
29
14
Tampa Bay 
Carolina 
16
48
Jacksonville 
Tennessee 
17
23
Oakland 
Kansas City 
16
13
San Diego 
Detroit 
10
38
Philadelphia 
Dallas 
20
7
San Francisco 
Seattle 
19
17
Chicago 
Green Bay 
21
35
Atlanta 
New Orleans 
16
45
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