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Atlanta Falcons 24 at Minnesota Vikings 17

Sunday, December 21, 2008
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Atlanta Falcons (11-5-0)7107024
Minnesota Vikings (10-6-0)7001017

Game Info
Stadium Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Start Time (ET) 4:15pm
Roof dome
Surface fieldturf
Duration 2:58
Attendance 62,889
Weather 60 degrees%, no wind, wind chill 0
Vegas Line Minnesota Vikings -3.0
Over/Under 43.5 (under)
Officials
Referee Scott Green
Umpire Scott Dawson
Head Linesman Tony Veteri
Field Judge Doug Rosenbaum
Back Judge Jim Howey
Side Judge Larry Rose
Line Judge Thomas Symonette

Expected Points Summary

Expected points are an estimate of points per play based on down, distance, and yard line. Points given for offense and defense are offensive/defensive plays + penalties on which there was no play (eg, a false start). Special teams are all kicking + punting plays. Points are zeroed out at the end of halves.

Scoring

Team Stats

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Defense & Returns

Kicking & Punting

Starting Lineups

Pass Targets

Atlanta Falcons
Deep Left (1/4, 22 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Michael Jenkins 2 1 22 0
Roddy White 2 0 0 0
Deep Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Right (0/1, 0 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Roddy White 1 0 0 0
Short Left (4/5, 28 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Harry Douglas 1 1 4 0
Brian Finneran 1 1 13 0
Jerious Norwood 1 1 3 0
Justin Peelle 2 1 8 0
Short Middle (4/6, 49 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Michael Jenkins 4 2 28 0
Jerious Norwood 1 1 8 1
Jason Snelling 1 1 13 0
Short Right (4/8, 35 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Harry Douglas 1 0 0 0
Michael Jenkins 2 1 11 0
Jerious Norwood 1 0 0 0
Roddy White 4 3 24 0
Minnesota Vikings
Deep Left (1/2, 20 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Bernard Berrian 1 0 0 0
Bobby Wade 1 1 20 0
Deep Middle (2/2, 48 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Visanthe Shiancoe 2 2 48 1
Deep Right (0/2, 0 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Jim Kleinsasser 1 0 0
Sidney Rice 1 0 0 0
Short Left (6/9, 54 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Bernard Berrian 4 1 8 0
Visanthe Shiancoe 1 1 21 0
Chester Taylor 3 3 21 0
Bobby Wade 1 1 4 0
Short Middle (5/6, 30 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Adrian Peterson 1 1 5 0
Visanthe Shiancoe 1 1 18 0
Chester Taylor 1 1 -1 0
Bobby Wade 3 2 8 0
Short Right (8/12, 81 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Bernard Berrian 1 1 10 0
Adrian Peterson 2 1 11 0
Sidney Rice 2 0 0 0
Visanthe Shiancoe 3 3 49 1
Naufahu Tahi 1 1 -1 0
Chester Taylor 1 1 6 0
Bobby Wade 2 1 6 0

Rushing

Atlanta Falcons
LE (5 rushes, 15 yards)
Att Yds TD
Harry Douglas 1 4 0
Jerious Norwood 1 1 0
Jason Snelling 1 8 0
Michael Turner 2 2 0
LT (1 rush, 5 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 1 5 0
LG (0 rushes, 0 yards)
MD (18 rushes, 67 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Jerious Norwood 3 10 0
Jason Snelling 2 4 0
Michael Turner 13 53 1
RG (1 rush, 2 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 1 2 0
RT (1 rush, 1 yard)
Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 1 1 0
RE (3 rushes, 6 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jerious Norwood 2 -1 0
Michael Turner 1 7 0
Minnesota Vikings
LE (6 rushes, 17 yards)
Att Yds TD
Adrian Peterson 6 17 0
LT (3 rushes, 14 yards)
Att Yds TD
Adrian Peterson 2 11 0
Chester Taylor 1 3 0
LG (3 rushes, 8 yards)
Att Yds TD
Tarvaris Jackson 1 7 0
Adrian Peterson 2 1 0
MD (10 rushes, 91 yards)
Att Yds TD
Tarvaris Jackson 4 73 0
Adrian Peterson 6 18 0
RG (1 rush, 17 yards)
Att Yds TD
Adrian Peterson 1 17 0
RT (3 rushes, 5 yards)
Att Yds TD
Adrian Peterson 3 5 0
RE (3 rushes, 9 yards)
Att Yds TD
Tarvaris Jackson 1 2 0
Adrian Peterson 2 7 0

Pass Tackles

Atlanta Falcons
Deep Left Deep Middle Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
Minnesota Vikings
Deep Left Deep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

Atlanta Falcons Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 15:00 ATL 26 12 6:13 74 Touchdown
2 2:00 ATL 38 3 1:34 6 Punt
3 0:26 MIN 22 5 1:20 22 Touchdown
4 10:26 ATL 21 9 3:37 21 Punt
5 3:55 MIN 46 9 3:52 43 Field Goal
6 11:02 ATL 46 3 1:49 4 Punt
7 6:07 ATL 49 7 3:29 51 Touchdown
8 11:32 ATL 22 3 1:43 -2 Punt
9 8:00 MIN 47 3 2:02 -8 Punt
10 2:44 ATL 20 3 0:30 -1 Punt
11 0:56 MIN 41 2 0:56 -2 End of Game

Minnesota Vikings Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 8:47 MIN 10 12 6:47 90 Touchdown
2 14:06 MIN 22 7 3:40 61 Fumble
3 6:49 MIN 17 5 2:54 29 Fumble
4 0:03 0 0:03 0 End of Half
5 15:00 MIN 20 7 3:58 35 Fumble
6 9:13 MIN 20 6 3:06 -9 Punt
7 2:38 MIN 20 12 6:06 69 Field Goal
8 9:49 MIN 44 4 1:49 3 Downs
9 5:58 MIN 18 12 3:14 82 Touchdown
10 2:14 MIN 33 6 1:18 8 Downs

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail ATL MIN EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 MIN 30 Ryan Longwell kicks off 69 yards, returned by Jerious Norwood for 25 yards (tackle by Marcus McCauley) 0 0 0 0.67 0.0
1 14:55 1 10 ATL 26 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Michael Jenkins for 11 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 0 0 0.67 1.4 54.7
1 14:26 1 10 ATL 37 Michael Turner up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 0 0 1.4 1.4 54.7
1 14:02 2 6 ATL 41 Penalty on Kevin Williams: Encroachment, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 1.4 2.07 52.6
1 13:58 2 1 ATL 46 Michael Turner left end for 1 yard (tackle by Kevin Williams and Fred Evans) 0 0 2.07 2.06 52.7
1 13:25 1 10 ATL 47 Michael Turner up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Fred Evans) 0 0 2.06 2.33 51.8
1 13:02 2 4 MIN 47 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Harry Douglas for -1 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper). Penalty on Kevin Williams: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 2.33 2.79 50.3
1 12:41 1 10 MIN 42 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Justin Peelle for 8 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 0 0 2.79 3.32 48.7
1 12:12 2 2 MIN 34 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Michael Jenkins 0 0 3.32 2.61 50.8
1 12:09 3 2 MIN 34 Jason Snelling left end for 8 yards (tackle by Madieu Williams) 0 0 2.61 3.84 47.0
1 11:29 1 10 MIN 26 Michael Turner right end for 7 yards (tackle by Ben Leber and Chad Greenway) 0 0 3.84 4.27 45.6
1 10:47 2 3 MIN 19 Michael Turner up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Ray Edwards) 0 0 4.27 4.65 44.3
1 10:06 1 10 MIN 14 Jerious Norwood up the middle for no gain (tackle by Jared Allen and Napoleon Harris) 0 0 4.65 4 46.2
1 9:27 2 10 MIN 14 Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Michael Jenkins for 13 yards (tackle by Madieu Williams) 0 0 4 6.97 37.0
1 8:52 1 1 MIN 1 Michael Turner up the middle for 1 yard, touchdown 6 0 6.97 7 39.8
1 Jason Elam kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 0.0
1 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 70 yards, returned by Chester Taylor for 10 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 7 0 0 -0.38 0.0
1 8:42 1 10 MIN 10 Adrian Peterson left tackle for 9 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman) 7 0 -0.38 0.24 37.4
1 8:09 2 1 MIN 19 Adrian Peterson right end for 5 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy) 7 0 0.24 0.54 38.2
1 7:35 1 10 MIN 24 Tarvaris Jackson pass incomplete short left intended for Bernard Berrian 7 0 0.54 0 36.4
1 7:31 2 10 MIN 24 Adrian Peterson right end for 2 yards (tackle by Jamaal Anderson) 7 0 0 -0.43 35.1
1 6:53 3 8 MIN 26 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short right to Visanthe Shiancoe for 11 yards (tackle by Domonique Foxworth) 7 0 -0.43 1.4 40.5
1 6:15 1 10 MIN 37 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short middle to Adrian Peterson for 5 yards (tackle by Keith Brooking) 7 0 1.4 1.53 40.8
1 5:44 2 5 MIN 42 Adrian Peterson left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Keith Brooking) 7 0 1.53 1.22 39.7
1 5:00 3 2 MIN 45 Chester Taylor left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Kroy Biermann and Lawyer Milloy) 7 0 1.22 2.13 42.4
1 4:14 1 10 MIN 48 Tarvaris Jackson left guard for 7 yards (tackle by Coy Wire) 7 0 2.13 2.53 43.5
1 3:36 2 3 ATL 45 Adrian Peterson left end for 4 yards (tackle by Michael Boley and Erik Coleman) 7 0 2.53 2.85 44.4
1 2:53 1 10 ATL 41 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete deep left to Bobby Wade for 20 yards (tackle by Domonique Foxworth) 7 0 2.85 4.17 48.6
1 2:11 1 10 ATL 21 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short right to Visanthe Shiancoe for 21 yards, touchdown 7 6 4.17 7 54.5
1 Ryan Longwell kicks extra point good 7 7 0 0 0.0
1 MIN 30 Ryan Longwell kicks off 67 yards, returned by Jerious Norwood for 35 yards (tackle by Marcus McCauley) 7 7 0 1.47 0.0
1 1:55 1 10 ATL 38 Michael Turner up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway and Ray Edwards) 7 7 1.47 1.19 53.9
1 1:17 2 8 ATL 40 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep left intended for Roddy White 7 7 1.19 0.5 56.1
1 1:11 3 8 ATL 40 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Harry Douglas for 4 yards (tackle by Cedric Griffin) 7 7 0.5 -0.46 59.3
1 0:35 4 4 ATL 44 Michael Koenen punts 34 yards, muffed catch by Bernard Berrian, recovered by Michael Boley and returned for no gain 7 7 -0.46 4.11 43.8
1 0:26 1 10 MIN 22 Michael Turner up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 7 7 4.11 5.06 40.6
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail ATL MIN EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 2 1 MIN 13 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short left intended for Justin Peelle 7 7 5.06 4.39 42.7
2 14:55 3 1 MIN 13 Michael Turner left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway and Cedric Griffin) 7 7 4.39 5.37 39.4
2 14:18 1 8 MIN 8 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Roddy White 7 7 5.37 4.57 41.9
2 14:11 2 8 MIN 8 Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Jerious Norwood for 8 yards, touchdown 13 7 4.57 7 37.1
2 MIN 2 Jason Elam kicks extra point good 14 7 0 0 0.0
2 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 67 yards, returned by Chester Taylor for 19 yards (tackle by Jason Snelling) 14 7 0 0.41 0.0
2 14:01 1 10 MIN 22 Adrian Peterson up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 14 7 0.41 -0.27 33.0
2 13:23 2 11 MIN 21 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short left to Bernard Berrian for 8 yards (tackle by Domonique Foxworth) 14 7 -0.27 0.1 34.0
2 12:55 3 3 MIN 29 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short left to Chester Taylor for 11 yards (tackle by Michael Boley) 14 7 0.1 1.6 38.8
2 12:18 1 10 MIN 40 Adrian Peterson right guard for 17 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy) 14 7 1.6 2.72 42.4
2 11:41 1 10 ATL 43 Adrian Peterson left end for 2 yards (tackle by Coy Wire) 14 7 2.72 2.45 41.3
2 11:03 2 8 ATL 41 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short right to Visanthe Shiancoe for 17 yards (tackle by Coy Wire) 14 7 2.45 3.97 46.5
2 10:35 1 10 ATL 24 Adrian Peterson left end for 7 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy). Adrian Peterson fumbles (forced by Lawyer Milloy), recovered by Chris Houston at ATL-17 and returned for 4 yards (tackle by Bernard Berrian) 14 7 3.97 -0.34 31.6
2 10:26 1 10 ATL 21 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short middle intended for Michael Jenkins (defended by Cedric Griffin) 14 7 0.34 -0.2 33.3
2 10:21 2 10 ATL 21 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Roddy White for 6 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 14 7 -0.2 -0.1 32.9
2 9:41 3 4 ATL 27 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Brian Finneran for 13 yards (tackle by Cedric Griffin) 14 7 -0.1 1.6 27.3
2 9:27 1 10 ATL 40 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Harry Douglas 14 7 1.6 1.05 28.9
2 9:22 2 10 ATL 40 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep left intended for Michael Jenkins 14 7 1.05 0.37 31.0
2 9:18 3 10 ATL 40 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Roddy White for 12 yards (tackle by Benny Sapp) 14 7 0.37 2.39 24.8
2 8:46 1 10 MIN 48 Michael Turner left end for 1 yard (tackle by Cedric Griffin and Ray Edwards) 14 7 2.39 1.98 25.8
2 8:16 2 9 MIN 47 Penalty on Tyson Clabo: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards, Penalty on Justin Peelle: False Start (Declined) (no play) 14 7 1.98 -0.04 31.9
2 8:01 2 24 ATL 38 Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Jason Snelling for 13 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 14 7 -0.04 1.03 28.4
2 7:20 3 11 MIN 49 Matt Ryan sacked by Ray Edwards for -9 yards 14 7 1.03 -0.59 33.4
2 7:00 4 20 ATL 42 Michael Koenen punts 48 yards, returned by Bobby Wade for 7 yards (tackle by Brian Finneran) 14 7 -0.59 0.06 31.1
2 6:49 1 10 MIN 17 Adrian Peterson left guard for -2 yards (tackle by Jonathan Babineaux) 14 7 -0.06 -0.85 28.4
2 6:12 2 12 MIN 15 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short right to Bobby Wade for 6 yards (tackle by Domonique Foxworth) 14 7 -0.85 -0.75 28.5
2 5:33 3 6 MIN 21 Tarvaris Jackson up the middle for 29 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman) 14 7 -0.75 2.26 38.8
2 4:45 1 10 ATL 50 Adrian Peterson left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Kindal Moorehead and Keith Brooking) 14 7 2.26 1.98 37.4
2 4:01 2 8 ATL 48 Tarvaris Jackson for no gain. Tarvaris Jackson fumbles, recovered by Chauncey Davis at MIN-46 (tackle by Adrian Peterson) 14 7 1.98 -2.52 22.0
2 3:55 1 10 MIN 46 Harry Douglas left end for 4 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway) 14 7 2.52 2.52 22.0
2 3:17 2 6 MIN 42 Jerious Norwood right end for 1 yard (tackle by Darren Sharper and Fred Evans) 14 7 2.52 1.95 23.4
2 2:40 3 5 MIN 41 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Roddy White. Penalty on Benny Sapp: Illegal Use of Hands, 5 yards, Penalty on Ellis Wyms: Defensive Offside (Declined) (no play) 14 7 1.95 3.18 19.5
2 2:34 1 10 MIN 36 Jerious Norwood left end for 1 yard (tackle by Cedric Griffin) 14 7 3.18 2.77 20.6
2 2:09 2 9 MIN 35 Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Michael Jenkins for 15 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 14 7 2.77 4.24 16.4
2 2:00 1 10 MIN 20 Michael Turner up the middle for 11 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 14 7 4.24 5.14 14.2
2 1:26 1 9 MIN 9 Michael Turner up the middle for -2 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway) 14 7 5.14 4.02 16.6
2 0:45 2 11 MIN 11 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Roddy White for 6 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 14 7 4.02 4.26 15.7
2 0:12 3 5 MIN 5 Jerious Norwood up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Fred Evans and Ben Leber) 14 7 4.26 3.04 18.6
2 0:07 Timeout #1 by Atlanta Falcons 14 7 0 0
2 0:07 4 3 MIN 3 Jason Elam 22 yard field goal good 17 7 3.04 3 18.7
2 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 41 yards, returned by Naufahu Tahi for 11 yards (tackle by Coy Wire) 17 7 0 2.26 0.0
End of Half1772.260
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail ATL MIN EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 73 yards, touchback 17 7 0 0.28 0.0
3 15:00 1 10 MIN 20 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short left to Visanthe Shiancoe for 21 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy) 17 7 0.28 1.66 23.6
3 14:26 1 10 MIN 41 Adrian Peterson right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Keith Brooking and Coy Wire) 17 7 1.66 1.26 22.1
3 13:47 2 9 MIN 42 Tarvaris Jackson up the middle for 18 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy and Curtis Lofton) 17 7 1.26 2.92 27.3
3 13:09 1 10 ATL 40 Adrian Peterson left end for no gain (tackle by Chris Houston) 17 7 2.92 2.37 25.0
3 12:40 2 10 ATL 40 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short right to Chester Taylor for 6 yards (tackle by Domonique Foxworth) 17 7 2.37 2.48 25.1
3 11:57 3 4 ATL 34 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short middle to Visanthe Shiancoe for 18 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy) 17 7 2.48 4.51 32.3
3 11:11 1 10 ATL 16 Tarvaris Jackson sacked by Kindal Moorehead for -9 yards. Tarvaris Jackson fumbles (forced by Kindal Moorehead), recovered by Chauncey Davis at ATL-45 and returned for 1 yards (tackle by Matt Birk) 17 7 4.51 -1.99 11.5
3 11:02 1 10 ATL 46 Michael Turner up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Ben Leber and Ray Edwards) 17 7 1.99 1.72 12.0
3 10:25 2 8 ATL 48 Jason Snelling up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway and Fred Evans) 17 7 1.72 1.55 12.1
3 9:50 3 4 MIN 48 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Jerious Norwood for 3 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 17 7 1.55 0.27 14.9
3 9:33 4 1 MIN 45 Penalty on Justin Blalock: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 17 7 0.27 -0.06 15.6
3 9:22 4 6 50 Michael Koenen punts 50 yards, touchback 17 7 -0.06 -0.28 16.1
3 9:13 1 10 MIN 20 Adrian Peterson up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Coy Wire and Curtis Lofton) 17 7 0.28 0.68 17.2
3 8:42 2 3 MIN 27 Tarvaris Jackson right end for 2 yards (tackle by Coy Wire) 17 7 0.68 0.23 15.5
3 8:12 3 1 MIN 29 Adrian Peterson right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 17 7 0.23 1.07 17.7
3 7:38 1 10 MIN 32 Adrian Peterson right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by John Abraham) 17 7 1.07 0.66 16.1
3 6:57 2 9 MIN 33 Tarvaris Jackson pass incomplete deep right intended for Jim Kleinsasser 17 7 0.66 -0.03 13.7
3 6:51 3 9 MIN 33 Tarvaris Jackson for no gain. Tarvaris Jackson fumbles, recovered by Tarvaris Jackson at MIN-MIN 17 7 -0.03 -2.49 8.1
3 6:20 4 31 MIN 11 Chris Kluwe punts 44 yards, returned by Harry Douglas for 4 yards (tackle by Maurice Hicks) 17 7 -2.49 -2.19 8.3
3 6:07 1 10 ATL 49 Matt Ryan pass complete deep left to Michael Jenkins for 22 yards (tackle by Napoleon Harris) 17 7 2.19 3.64 5.8
3 5:23 1 10 MIN 29 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep right intended for Roddy White (defended by Cedric Griffin) 17 7 3.64 3.1 6.2
3 5:17 2 10 MIN 29 Michael Turner up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Ben Leber) 17 7 3.1 2.68 6.8
3 4:33 3 8 MIN 27 Jerious Norwood up the middle for 8 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 17 7 2.68 4.31 4.2
3 3:52 1 10 MIN 19 Michael Turner up the middle for 13 yards (tackle by Chad Greenway) 17 7 4.31 5.83 2.4
3 3:26 1 6 MIN 6 Michael Turner right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Antoine Winfield) 17 7 5.83 5.15 2.8
3 2:49 2 5 MIN 5 Matt Ryan for 4 yards (tackle by Ben Leber). Matt Ryan fumbles (forced by Ben Leber), recovered by Justin Blalock at MIN-0, touchdown 23 7 5.15 7 2.0
3 Jason Elam kicks extra point good 24 7 0 0 0.0
3 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 77 yards, touchback 24 7 0 0.28 0.0
3 2:38 1 10 MIN 20 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short left to Chester Taylor for 1 yard (tackle by Coy Wire) 24 7 0.28 -0.13 1.3
3 2:01 2 9 MIN 21 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short right to Bernard Berrian for 10 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman) 24 7 -0.13 1 1.7
3 1:23 1 10 MIN 31 Adrian Peterson left end for -1 yards. Penalty on Kindal Moorehead: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 24 7 1 1.73 2.0
3 1:03 1 5 MIN 36 Tarvaris Jackson pass incomplete 24 7 1.73 1.14 1.5
3 0:55 2 5 MIN 36 Adrian Peterson left end for 1 yard (tackle by Kroy Biermann and Kindal Moorehead) 24 7 1.14 0.56 1.2
3 0:15 3 4 MIN 37 Tarvaris Jackson pass incomplete short right intended for Sidney Rice 24 7 0.56 -0.91 0.6
3 0:10 4 4 MIN 37 Chris Kluwe punts 46 yards, returned by Harry Douglas for 14 yards (tackle by Eric Frampton). Penalty on ATL: Defensive 12 On-field, 5 yards (no play) 24 7 -0.91 1.73 1.6
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail ATL MIN EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 1 10 MIN 42 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete deep middle to Visanthe Shiancoe for 31 yards (tackle by Jamaal Fudge) 24 7 1.73 3.78 3.2
4 14:15 1 10 ATL 27 Tarvaris Jackson pass incomplete deep right 24 7 3.78 3.23 2.3
4 14:08 2 10 ATL 27 Tarvaris Jackson up the middle for 13 yards (tackle by Jason Jefferson) 24 7 3.23 4.65 3.8
4 13:22 1 10 ATL 14 Adrian Peterson up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Chevis Jackson) 24 7 4.65 5.28 4.1
4 12:48 2 3 ATL 7 Adrian Peterson up the middle for no gain (tackle by John Abraham and Keith Brooking) 24 7 5.28 4.5 2.9
4 12:04 3 3 ATL 7 Tarvaris Jackson sacked by Chauncey Davis for -4 yards 24 7 4.5 2.7 1.2
4 11:36 4 7 ATL 11 Ryan Longwell 29 yard field goal good 24 10 2.7 3 1.2
4 MIN 30 Ryan Longwell kicks off 68 yards, returned by Jerious Norwood for 20 yards (tackle by Eric Frampton) 24 10 0 0.41 0.0
4 11:26 1 10 ATL 22 Michael Turner up the middle for no gain (tackle by Napoleon Harris and Kevin Williams) 24 10 0.41 -0.13 1.2
4 10:43 2 10 ATL 22 Jerious Norwood right end for -2 yards (tackle by Kevin Williams) 24 10 -0.13 -1.09 1.5
4 10:06 3 12 ATL 20 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep left intended for Roddy White 24 10 -1.09 -2.03 1.9
4 10:00 4 12 ATL 20 Michael Koenen punts 36 yards 24 10 -2.03 -1.86 1.7
4 9:49 1 10 MIN 44 Tarvaris Jackson pass incomplete deep left 24 10 1.86 1.32 1.3
4 9:40 2 10 MIN 44 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short right to Naufahu Tahi for -1 yards (tackle by Coy Wire) 24 10 1.32 0.5 0.8
4 8:53 3 11 MIN 43 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short left to Bobby Wade for 4 yards (tackle by Chris Houston) 24 10 0.5 -0.26 0.4
4 8:06 4 7 MIN 47 Tarvaris Jackson pass incomplete deep left intended for Bernard Berrian 24 10 -0.26 -2.46 0.1
4 8:00 1 10 MIN 47 Michael Turner right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Ray Edwards and Chad Greenway) 24 10 2.46 2.18 0.1
4 7:16 2 8 MIN 45 Michael Turner left end for 2 yards (tackle by Fred Evans and Chad Greenway). Penalty on Ovie Mughelli: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 24 10 2.18 0.83 0.1
4 6:43 2 18 ATL 45 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Jerious Norwood 24 10 0.83 0.17 0.1
4 6:40 3 18 ATL 45 Jason Snelling up the middle for no gain (tackle by Brian Robison) 24 10 0.17 -0.39 0.2
4 6:06 4 18 ATL 45 Michael Koenen punts 37 yards, fair catch by Bobby Wade 24 10 -0.39 -0.04 0.1
4 5:58 1 10 MIN 18 Tarvaris Jackson pass incomplete short right intended for Bobby Wade 24 10 0.04 -0.49 0.0
4 5:53 2 10 MIN 18 Tarvaris Jackson pass incomplete short left intended for Bernard Berrian 24 10 -0.49 -1.17 0.0
4 5:48 3 10 MIN 18 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short left to Chester Taylor for 9 yards (tackle by Michael Boley) 24 10 -1.17 -1.57 0.0
4 5:02 4 1 MIN 27 Adrian Peterson left end for 3 yards (tackle by Keith Brooking) 24 10 -1.57 0.94 0.1
4 4:39 1 10 MIN 30 Tarvaris Jackson pass incomplete short right intended for Adrian Peterson 24 10 0.94 0.39 0.0
4 4:34 2 10 MIN 30 Tarvaris Jackson pass incomplete deep left intended for Aundrae Allison. Penalty on Chris Houston: Defensive Pass Interference, 30 yards (no play) 24 10 0.39 2.92 0.2
4 4:27 1 10 ATL 40 Tarvaris Jackson pass incomplete short middle intended for Bobby Wade 24 10 2.92 2.37 0.1
4 4:21 2 10 ATL 40 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short middle to Bobby Wade for -2 yards (tackle by Chevis Jackson). Penalty on Matt Birk: Ineligible Downfield Pass (Declined) 24 10 2.37 1.42 0.0
4 4:11 3 12 ATL 42 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short right to Adrian Peterson for 11 yards (tackle by Kindal Moorehead) 24 10 1.42 1.41 0.0
4 3:42 4 1 ATL 31 Adrian Peterson up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by John Abraham and Kindal Moorehead) 24 10 1.41 3.64 0.1
4 3:24 1 10 ATL 29 Tarvaris Jackson up the middle for 13 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman) 24 10 3.64 4.51 0.2
4 3:15 1 10 ATL 16 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short middle to Chester Taylor for -1 yards (tackle by Jason Jefferson) 24 10 4.51 3.77 0.1
4 2:50 2 11 ATL 17 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete deep middle to Visanthe Shiancoe for 17 yards, touchdown 24 16 3.77 7 0.4
4 Ryan Longwell kicks extra point good 24 17 0 0 0.0
4 MIN 30 Ryan Longwell kicks off 75 yards, touchback 24 17 0 0.28 0.0
4 2:44 1 10 ATL 20 Michael Turner up the middle for no gain (tackle by Jared Allen) 24 17 0.28 -0.27 1.2
4 2:40 Timeout #1 by Minnesota Vikings 24 17 0 0
4 2:40 2 10 ATL 20 Matt Ryan sacked by Ray Edwards for -1 yards 24 17 -0.27 -1.14 2.3
4 2:26 Timeout #2 by Minnesota Vikings 24 17 0 0
4 2:26 3 11 ATL 19 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short middle intended for Michael Jenkins 24 17 -1.14 -2.14 4.3
4 2:22 4 11 ATL 19 Michael Koenen punts 48 yards, fair catch by Bobby Wade 24 17 -2.14 -1.14 1.7
4 2:14 1 10 MIN 33 Adrian Peterson up the middle for 3 yards. Adrian Peterson fumbles, recovered by Adrian Peterson at MIN-36 24 17 1.14 1 1.3
4 2:00 2 7 MIN 36 Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short middle to Bobby Wade for 10 yards (tackle by Chris Houston) 24 17 1 1.99 2.5
4 1:36 1 10 MIN 46 Tarvaris Jackson pass incomplete short right intended for Sidney Rice 24 17 1.99 1.45 0.8
4 1:32 2 10 MIN 46 Tarvaris Jackson pass incomplete short left intended for Bernard Berrian 24 17 1.45 0.76 0.3
4 1:26 Timeout #3 by Minnesota Vikings 24 17 0 0
4 1:26 3 10 MIN 46 Tarvaris Jackson sacked by John Abraham for -6 yards. Tarvaris Jackson fumbles (forced by John Abraham), recovered by Ryan Cook at MIN-40 and returned for 1 yards 24 17 0.76 -0.65 0.0
4 0:56 4 16 MIN 41 Tarvaris Jackson pass incomplete deep right intended for Sidney Rice 24 17 -0.65 -2.85 0.0
4 0:56 1 10 MIN 41 Matt Ryan kneels for -1 yards 24 17 2.85 2.17 0.0
4 0:33 2 11 MIN 42 Matt Ryan kneels for -1 yards 24 17 2.17 1.35 0.0
End of Regulation24171.350
Scoring plays are highlighted in green and accepted penalties are highlighted in gray, while changes of possession are denoted by a bold line. Expected points before and after are relative to the team possessing the ball at the start of the play (though kickoffs are assumed to be in possession of the receiving team).