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Atlanta Falcons 10 at New England Patriots 26

Sunday, September 27, 2009
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Atlanta Falcons (9-7-0)370010
New England Patriots (10-6-0)31031026

Game Info
Stadium Gillette Stadium
Start Time (ET) 1:02pm
Roof outdoors
Surface fieldturf
Duration 3:02
Attendance 68,756
Weather 62 degrees, relative humidity 96%, no wind
Vegas Line New England Patriots -4.5
Over/Under 45.5 (under)
Officials
Referee Alberto Riveron
Umpire Ruben Fowler
Head Linesman Ed Camp
Field Judge Steve Zimmer
Back Judge Lee Dyer
Side Judge Jimmy DeBell
Line Judge Ron Phares

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 (3/4, 60 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Tony Gonzalez 1 1 16 0
Michael Jenkins 3 2 44 0
Deep Middle (1/1, 21 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Michael Jenkins 1 1 21 0
Deep Right (0/0, 0 yards)
Short Left (6/9, 50 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marty Booker 2 2 17 0
Brian Finneran 2 1 13 0
Tony Gonzalez 1 0 0 0
Michael Jenkins 3 2 13 0
Roddy White 1 1 7 0
Short Middle (1/2, 21 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Jason Snelling 2 1 21 0
Short Right (6/11, 47 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marty Booker 2 0 0 0
Brian Finneran 1 1 10 0
Michael Jenkins 1 0 0 0
Jason Snelling 2 2 20 0
Roddy White 5 3 17 0
New England Patriots
Deep Left (1/1, 23 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Ben Watson 1 1 23 0
Deep Middle (0/2, 0 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Joey Galloway 1 0 0 0
Randy Moss 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (3/8, 76 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Sam Aiken 1 0 0 0
Chris Baker 1 1 36 1
Randy Moss 5 2 40 0
Ben Watson 1 0 0 0
Short Left (11/13, 98 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Sam Aiken 1 0 0 0
Chris Baker 1 1 6 0
Julian Edelman 2 2 15 0
Kevin Faulk 2 1 9 0
Joey Galloway 2 2 14 0
Sammy Morris 2 2 36 0
Randy Moss 2 2 14 0
Fred Taylor 1 1 4 0
Short Middle (2/6, 15 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Julian Edelman 2 0 0 0
Kevin Faulk 1 1 2 0
Joey Galloway 1 0 0 0
Randy Moss 2 1 13 0
Short Right (8/12, 65 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Chris Baker 1 0 0 0
Julian Edelman 1 1 5 0
Kevin Faulk 1 1 1 0
Joey Galloway 1 0 0 0
Sammy Morris 1 1 10 0
Randy Moss 6 5 49 0
Ben Watson 1 0 0 0

Rushing

Atlanta Falcons
LE (1 rush, 3 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 1 3 0
LT (2 rushes, 4 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 2 4 1
LG (1 rush, 7 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 1 7 0
MD (8 rushes, 29 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jason Snelling 1 3 0
Michael Turner 7 26 0
RG (1 rush, 4 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 1 4 0
RT (3 rushes, 12 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 3 12 0
RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)
New England Patriots
LE (5 rushes, 37 yards)
Att Yds TD
Julian Edelman 1 5 0
Sammy Morris 1 15 0
Fred Taylor 3 17 0
LT (4 rushes, 17 yards)
Att Yds TD
Kevin Faulk 2 9 0
Fred Taylor 2 8 0
LG (5 rushes, 24 yards)
Att Yds TD
Kevin Faulk 1 5 0
Laurence Maroney 1 5 0
Fred Taylor 3 14 0
MD (13 rushes, 53 yards)
Att Yds TD
Tom Brady 1 2 0
Kevin Faulk 2 11 0
Laurence Maroney 1 2 0
Sammy Morris 2 3 0
Fred Taylor 7 35 0
RG (6 rushes, 27 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Laurence Maroney 1 5 0
Sammy Morris 1 0 0
Fred Taylor 4 22 1
RT (2 rushes, 0 yards)
Att Yds TD
Sammy Morris 1 -2 0
Fred Taylor 1 2 0
RE (2 rushes, 12 yards)
Att Yds TD
Laurence Maroney 1 5 0
Fred Taylor 1 7 0

Atlanta Falcons Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 15:00 ATL 20 12 5:39 72 Field Goal
2 0:42 ATL 24 3 1:32 3 Punt
3 11:41 ATL 41 8 2:58 59 Touchdown
4 7:17 ATL 27 7 3:21 46 Fumble
5 0:20 ATL 26 1 0:20 -1 End of Half
6 9:01 ATL 31 5 2:07 31 Punt
7 14:55 ATL 20 4 1:48 19 Punt
8 12:26 ATL 26 3 1:31 7 Punt
9 7:47 ATL 25 3 0:55 6 Punt

New England Patriots Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 9:21 NWE 16 15 8:39 81 Field Goal
2 14:10 NWE 49 6 2:29 51 Touchdown
3 8:43 NWE 23 3 1:26 4 Punt
4 3:56 NWE 27 12 3:36 58 Field Goal
5 15:00 NWE 17 13 5:59 79 Field Goal
6 6:54 NWE 15 16 6:59 70 Field Goal
7 13:07 NWE 33 3 0:41 5 Punt
8 10:55 NWE 28 6 3:08 72 Touchdown
9 6:52 NWE 22 11 6:52 49 End of Game

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail ATL NWE EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 NWE 30 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 78 yards, touchback 0 0 0 0.28 0.0
1 15:00 1 10 ATL 20 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Brian Finneran for 13 yards (tackle by Gary Guyton) 0 0 0.28 1.14 59.9
1 14:21 1 10 ATL 33 Michael Turner right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Adalius Thomas and Gary Guyton) 0 0 1.14 0.73 60.9
1 13:42 2 9 ATL 34 Michael Turner left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Jarvis Green and Gary Guyton) 0 0 0.73 0.3 62.1
1 13:03 3 7 ATL 36 Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Jason Snelling for 21 yards (tackle by Brandon McGowan and Gary Guyton) 0 0 0.3 2.72 54.9
1 12:24 1 10 NWE 43 Michael Turner right tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Brandon Meriweather and Pierre Woods) 0 0 2.72 3.12 53.6
1 11:49 2 3 NWE 36 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Roddy White for 7 yards (tackle by Leigh Bodden) 0 0 3.12 3.64 51.9
1 11:16 1 10 NWE 29 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Michael Jenkins 0 0 3.64 3.1 53.4
1 11:12 2 10 NWE 29 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Roddy White for 14 yards 0 0 3.1 4.58 48.9
1 10:48 1 10 NWE 15 Jason Snelling up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Brandon Meriweather and Vince Wilfork) 0 0 4.58 4.45 49.2
1 10:09 2 7 NWE 12 Michael Turner right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Ty Warren) 0 0 4.45 4.45 49.0
1 9:29 3 3 NWE 8 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short left intended for Brian Finneran 0 0 4.45 2.98 53.4
1 9:26 4 3 NWE 8 Jason Elam 26 yard field goal good 3 0 2.98 3 53.4
1 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 75 yards, returned by Laurence Maroney for 21 yards (tackle by Eric Weems) 3 0 0 -0.14 0.0
1 9:18 1 10 NWE 16 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Sammy Morris for 19 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas and Curtis Lofton) 3 0 -0.14 1.27 57.3
1 8:41 1 10 NWE 35 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep middle intended for Joey Galloway 3 0 1.27 0.72 55.5
1 8:35 2 10 NWE 35 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Kevin Faulk for 9 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud and Kroy Biermann) 3 0 0.72 1.22 57.0
1 7:58 3 1 NWE 44 Sammy Morris up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Jamaal Anderson and Curtis Lofton) 3 0 1.22 1.93 59.1
1 7:21 1 10 NWE 45 Laurence Maroney right end for 5 yards (tackle by Brian Williams and Curtis Lofton) 3 0 1.93 2.06 59.4
1 6:38 2 5 50 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Randy Moss for 7 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas and Erik Coleman) 3 0 2.06 2.72 61.3
1 5:59 1 10 ATL 43 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep middle intended for Randy Moss. Penalty on Jamaal Anderson: Roughing the Passer, 15 yards (no play) 3 0 2.72 3.71 64.3
1 5:55 1 10 ATL 28 Laurence Maroney right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Trey Lewis and Thomas Johnson) 3 0 3.71 3.84 64.6
1 5:15 2 5 ATL 23 Laurence Maroney left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Brian Williams and Curtis Lofton) 3 0 3.84 4.37 66.2
1 4:31 1 10 ATL 18 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Sammy Morris for 10 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman and Brian Williams). Penalty on Kevin Faulk: Illegal Motion, 5 yards (no play) 3 0 4.37 4.04 65.1
1 4:08 1 15 ATL 23 Kevin Faulk left tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 3 0 4.04 4.09 65.2
1 3:29 2 8 ATL 16 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Randy Moss for 7 yards (tackle by Brian Williams) 3 0 4.09 4.74 67.2
1 2:51 3 1 ATL 9 Tom Brady up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 3 0 4.74 5.6 69.7
1 2:11 1 7 ATL 7 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Joey Galloway 3 0 5.6 4.76 67.1
1 2:06 2 7 ATL 7 Laurence Maroney up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by John Abraham and Mike Peterson) 3 0 4.76 4.26 65.6
1 1:25 3 5 ATL 5 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Kevin Faulk for 2 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Erik Coleman) 3 0 4.26 3.04 61.7
1 0:46 4 3 ATL 3 Stephen Gostkowski 21 yard field goal good 3 3 3.04 3 61.5
1 NWE 30 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 71 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 25 yards (tackle by Brandon McGowan) 3 3 0 0.54 0.0
1 0:34 1 10 ATL 24 Michael Turner up the middle for -2 yards (tackle by Vince Wilfork and Jarvis Green) 3 3 0.54 -0.27 62.3
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail ATL NWE EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 2 12 ATL 22 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Michael Jenkins for 5 yards (tackle by Leigh Bodden) 3 3 -0.27 -0.3 62.4
2 14:26 3 7 ATL 27 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Marty Booker 3 3 -0.3 -1.57 66.4
2 14:15 4 7 ATL 27 Michael Koenen punts 29 yards. Penalty on Christopher Owens: Illegal Touch Kick, 5 yards 3 3 -1.57 -2.19 68.3
2 14:10 1 10 NWE 49 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep middle intended for Randy Moss (defended by Brian Williams) 3 3 2.19 1.65 66.6
2 14:02 2 10 NWE 49 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Sammy Morris for 10 yards (tackle by Thomas Johnson) 3 3 1.65 2.85 70.3
2 13:29 1 10 ATL 41 Fred Taylor left guard for 8 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Erik Coleman) 3 3 2.85 3.39 71.9
2 12:55 2 2 ATL 33 Fred Taylor up the middle for 19 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman) 3 3 3.39 4.65 75.5
2 12:14 1 10 ATL 14 Fred Taylor right guard for 6 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud and Mike Peterson) 3 3 4.65 5.09 76.8
2 11:45 2 4 ATL 8 Fred Taylor right guard for 8 yards, touchdown 3 9 5.09 7 79.2
2 Stephen Gostkowski kicks extra point good 3 10 0 0 0.0
2 NWE 30 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 62 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 33 yards (tackle by Patrick Chung) 3 10 0 1.66 0.0
2 11:35 1 10 ATL 41 Matt Ryan pass complete deep left to Michael Jenkins for 18 yards (tackle by Leigh Bodden) 3 10 1.66 2.85 74.2
2 11:01 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 3 10 0 0
2 11:01 1 10 NWE 41 Michael Turner left guard for 7 yards (tackle by Mike Wright and Tully Banta-Cain) 3 10 2.85 3.25 73.0
2 10:36 2 3 NWE 34 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Roddy White 3 10 3.25 2.54 75.1
2 10:26 3 3 NWE 34 Matt Ryan sacked by Brandon McGowan for -5 yards. Matt Ryan fumbles (forced by Brandon McGowan), recovered by Shawn Springs at NWE-47 and returned for 53 yards, touchdown. ATL challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was overturned. Matt Ryan pass incomplete short left intended for Tony Gonzalez (defended by Vince Wilfork) 3 10 2.54 1.09 79.1
2 10:26 Timeout #1 by Atlanta Falcons 3 10 0 0
2 10:26 4 3 NWE 34 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Roddy White for 7 yards (tackle by Terrence Wheatley) 3 10 1.09 3.78 71.4
2 10:00 1 10 NWE 27 Michael Turner right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Gary Guyton and Myron Pryor) 3 10 3.78 3.77 71.5
2 9:22 2 6 NWE 23 Matt Ryan pass complete deep middle to Michael Jenkins for 21 yards (tackle by Shawn Springs). NWE challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld. 3 10 3.77 6.74 61.6
2 8:48 1 2 NWE 2 Michael Turner left tackle for 2 yards, touchdown 9 10 6.74 7 64.1
2 Jason Elam kicks extra point good 10 10 0 0 0.0
2 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 75 yards, returned by Kevin Faulk for 28 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas) 10 10 0 0.48 0.0
2 8:38 1 10 NWE 23 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Julian Edelman for 4 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 10 10 0.48 0.47 62.2
2 8:03 2 6 NWE 27 Kevin Faulk up the middle for no gain (tackle by Mike Peterson and Thomas Johnson) 10 10 0.47 -0.23 59.7
2 7:29 3 6 NWE 27 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Julian Edelman 10 10 -0.23 -1.57 54.6
2 7:24 4 6 NWE 27 Chris Hanson punts 51 yards. Penalty on Terrence Wheatley: Player Out of Bounds on Punt, 5 yards 10 10 -1.57 -0.74 57.7
2 7:17 1 10 ATL 27 Michael Turner up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Mike Wright and Myron Pryor) 10 10 0.74 0.74 57.7
2 6:43 2 6 ATL 31 Michael Turner left end for 3 yards (tackle by Pierre Woods and James Sanders) 10 10 0.74 0.43 58.7
2 6:00 3 3 ATL 34 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Marty Booker for 11 yards (tackle by Leigh Bodden and Brandon Meriweather) 10 10 0.43 1.93 52.9
2 5:19 1 10 ATL 45 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Michael Jenkins for 8 yards (tackle by Leigh Bodden) 10 10 1.93 2.46 50.7
2 4:52 2 2 NWE 47 Michael Turner up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Adalius Thomas and Brandon Meriweather) 10 10 2.46 2.85 49.1
2 4:21 1 10 NWE 41 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Brian Finneran for 10 yards (tackle by James Sanders) 10 10 2.85 3.51 46.3
2 4:05 Timeout #3 by New England Patriots 10 10 0 0
2 4:05 1 10 NWE 31 Michael Turner up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Brandon McGowan). Michael Turner fumbles (forced by Brandon McGowan), recovered by James Sanders at NWE-27 (tackle by Justin Blalock) 10 10 3.51 -0.74 62.7
2 3:56 1 10 NWE 27 Fred Taylor right end for 7 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Brian Williams) 10 10 0.74 1.14 64.2
2 3:26 2 3 NWE 34 Fred Taylor left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Chauncey Davis and Stephen Nicholas) 10 10 1.14 0.7 62.5
2 2:45 3 1 NWE 36 Fred Taylor up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Brian Williams) 10 10 0.7 1.6 65.8
2 2:14 1 10 NWE 40 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Randy Moss for 13 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 10 10 1.6 2.46 68.9
2 2:00 1 10 ATL 47 Kevin Faulk up the middle for 11 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Erik Coleman) 10 10 2.46 3.18 71.5
2 1:32 1 10 ATL 36 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Julian Edelman for 5 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson) 10 10 3.18 3.31 71.9
2 1:12 2 5 ATL 31 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep left intended for Joey Galloway. Penalty on Brian Williams: Illegal Contact, 5 yards (no play) 10 10 3.31 3.84 73.8
2 1:08 1 10 ATL 26 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep right intended for Randy Moss 10 10 3.84 3.3 71.9
2 1:02 2 10 ATL 26 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Julian Edelman for 11 yards (tackle by Kroy Biermann and Jonathan Babineaux) 10 10 3.3 4.58 76.2
2 0:39 1 10 ATL 15 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Kevin Faulk 10 10 4.58 3.95 74.2
2 0:35 2 10 ATL 15 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Joey Galloway 10 10 3.95 3.1 71.3
2 0:30 3 10 ATL 15 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Sam Aiken 10 10 3.1 2.44 68.9
2 0:25 4 10 ATL 15 Stephen Gostkowski 33 yard field goal good 10 13 2.44 3 70.9
2 NWE 30 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 68 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 24 yards (tackle by Patrick Chung) 10 13 0 0.67 0.0
2 0:15 1 10 ATL 26 Matt Ryan kneels for -1 yards 10 13 0.67 -0.01 70.9
End of Half1013-0.010
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail ATL NWE EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 74 yards, returned by Kevin Faulk for 21 yards (tackle by Lawrence Sidbury) 10 13 0 -0.06 0.0
3 14:56 1 10 NWE 17 Fred Taylor left tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Trey Lewis) 10 13 -0.06 0.35 72.2
3 14:26 2 4 NWE 23 Fred Taylor left end for 10 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Erik Coleman) 10 13 0.35 1.14 74.9
3 13:47 1 10 NWE 33 Fred Taylor up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Trey Lewis and Chauncey Davis) 10 13 1.14 1 74.5
3 13:03 2 7 NWE 36 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Randy Moss for 6 yards (tackle by Chris Houston) 10 13 1 1.09 74.9
3 12:22 3 1 NWE 42 Sammy Morris left end for 15 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 10 13 1.09 2.72 80.4
3 11:54 1 10 ATL 43 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep right intended for Ben Watson 10 13 2.72 2.18 78.8
3 11:48 2 10 ATL 43 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Chris Baker for 6 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Mike Peterson) 10 13 2.18 2.28 79.1
3 11:08 3 4 ATL 37 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Joey Galloway for 8 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas) 10 13 2.28 3.64 83.3
3 10:33 1 10 ATL 29 Tom Brady pass complete deep left to Ben Watson for 23 yards (tackle by Chris Houston) 10 13 3.64 5.83 88.9
3 9:56 1 6 ATL 6 Fred Taylor right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Jamaal Anderson and Chauncey Davis) 10 13 5.83 5.34 88.0
3 9:14 2 4 ATL 4 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Randy Moss (defended by Thomas DeCoud) 10 13 5.34 4.49 86.1
3 9:09 3 4 ATL 4 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Randy Moss 10 13 4.49 3.03 82.1
3 9:04 4 4 ATL 4 Stephen Gostkowski 22 yard field goal good 10 16 3.03 3 82.0
3 NWE 30 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 73 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 34 yards (tackle by Rob Ninkovich) 10 16 0 1 0.0
3 8:56 1 10 ATL 31 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep left intended for Michael Jenkins 10 16 1 0.46 80.6
3 8:51 2 10 ATL 31 Matt Ryan pass complete deep left to Michael Jenkins for 26 yards 10 16 0.46 2.72 72.5
3 8:32 1 10 NWE 43 Michael Turner up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Brandon McGowan and Adalius Thomas) 10 16 2.72 3.12 70.9
3 7:57 2 3 NWE 36 Matt Ryan pass complete deep left to Michael Jenkins for 36 yards. Penalty on Michael Jenkins: Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 10 16 3.12 1.77 76.2
3 7:51 2 13 NWE 46 Penalty on Sam Baker: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 10 16 1.77 1.1 78.7
3 7:48 2 18 ATL 49 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Roddy White 10 16 1.1 0.43 81.0
3 7:46 3 18 ATL 49 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Jason Snelling for 13 yards (tackle by Gary Guyton and Brandon Meriweather) 10 16 0.43 0.72 80.0
3 7:00 4 5 NWE 38 Michael Koenen punts 23 yards, fair catch by Kevin Faulk 10 16 0.72 0.22 81.9
3 6:54 1 10 NWE 15 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep right intended for Sam Aiken 10 16 -0.22 -0.71 80.3
3 6:46 2 10 NWE 15 Fred Taylor up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman and Chris Houston) 10 16 -0.71 -1 79.3
3 6:03 3 7 NWE 18 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Joey Galloway for 6 yards (tackle by Brian Williams and Stephen Nicholas) 10 16 -1 -1.77 76.7
3 5:19 4 1 NWE 24 Sammy Morris up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Jamaal Anderson) 10 16 -1.77 0.67 85.2
3 4:40 1 10 NWE 26 Tom Brady pass complete deep right to Randy Moss for 19 yards (tackle by Brian Williams) 10 16 0.67 1.93 88.9
3 4:03 1 10 NWE 45 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep right intended for Randy Moss 10 16 1.93 1.38 87.7
3 3:58 2 10 NWE 45 Fred Taylor right guard for 3 yards (tackle by John Abraham and Kroy Biermann) 10 16 1.38 1.09 86.9
3 3:17 3 7 NWE 48 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Randy Moss for 8 yards 10 16 1.09 2.65 91.1
3 2:51 1 10 ATL 44 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Fred Taylor for 4 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas) 10 16 2.65 2.65 91.3
3 2:08 2 6 ATL 40 Fred Taylor right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Trey Lewis and Curtis Lofton) 10 16 2.65 2.61 91.5
3 1:32 3 1 ATL 35 Sammy Morris right tackle for -2 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson and Curtis Lofton) 10 16 2.61 0.79 87.2
3 0:55 Timeout #1 by Atlanta Falcons 10 16 0 0
3 0:55 4 3 ATL 37 Tom Brady pass complete deep right to Randy Moss for 21 yards 10 16 0.79 4.51 95.4
3 0:31 1 10 ATL 16 Sammy Morris right guard for no gain (tackle by Kroy Biermann and Chauncey Davis). ATL challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was upheld. 10 16 4.51 3.9 94.7
3 0:06 2 10 ATL 16 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Ben Watson 10 16 3.9 3.08 93.4
3 0:01 3 10 ATL 16 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Kevin Faulk for 1 yard (tackle by Jonathan Babineaux and Mike Peterson) 10 16 3.08 2.44 92.2
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail ATL NWE EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 4 9 ATL 15 Stephen Gostkowski 33 yard field goal good 10 19 2.44 3 93.3
4 NWE 30 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 79 yards, touchback 10 19 0 0.28 0.0
4 14:55 1 10 ATL 20 Matt Ryan pass complete deep left to Tony Gonzalez for 16 yards (tackle by Brandon Meriweather) 10 19 0.28 1.33 90.4
4 14:28 1 10 ATL 36 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Roddy White for -4 yards (tackle by Adalius Thomas) 10 19 1.33 0.25 93.1
4 13:50 2 14 ATL 32 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short left intended for Michael Jenkins (defended by Leigh Bodden) 10 19 0.25 -0.43 94.7
4 13:44 3 14 ATL 32 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Jason Snelling for 7 yards (tackle by Brandon McGowan and James Sanders) 10 19 -0.43 -0.78 95.3
4 13:20 4 7 ATL 39 . Michael Koenen fumbles, recovered by Michael Koenen at ATL-24. Penalty on Jason Snelling: Ineligible Downfield Kick, 5 yards 10 19 -0.78 -1.14 96.0
4 13:07 1 10 NWE 33 Julian Edelman left end for 5 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 10 19 1.14 1.27 96.3
4 12:41 2 5 NWE 38 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Julian Edelman 10 19 1.27 0.56 95.5
4 12:37 3 5 NWE 38 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Chris Baker 10 19 0.56 -0.85 92.9
4 12:33 4 5 NWE 38 Chris Hanson punts 36 yards, fair catch by Eric Weems 10 19 -0.85 -0.67 93.3
4 12:26 1 10 ATL 26 Michael Turner up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Adalius Thomas and Myron Pryor) 10 19 0.67 0.67 93.4
4 11:53 2 6 ATL 30 Michael Turner up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Shawn Springs and Gary Guyton) 10 19 0.67 0.37 94.4
4 11:11 3 3 ATL 33 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Marty Booker 10 19 0.37 -1.18 97.1
4 11:05 4 3 ATL 33 Michael Koenen punts 41 yards, returned by Kevin Faulk for 2 yards (tackle by Eric Weems) 10 19 -1.18 -0.81 96.7
4 10:55 1 10 NWE 28 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Randy Moss for 16 yards (tackle by Brian Williams and Mike Peterson) 10 19 0.81 1.86 97.9
4 10:08 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 10 19 0 0
4 10:08 1 10 NWE 44 Kevin Faulk left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 10 19 1.86 1.99 98.3
4 9:35 2 5 NWE 49 Kevin Faulk left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Kroy Biermann and Thomas Johnson) 10 19 1.99 1.55 98.2
4 8:50 3 3 ATL 49 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Randy Moss. Penalty on Brent Grimes: Defensive Pass Interference, 9 yards (no play) 10 19 1.55 2.92 99.2
4 8:46 1 10 ATL 40 Fred Taylor left end for 4 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson) 10 19 2.92 2.91 99.3
4 8:03 2 6 ATL 36 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep right intended for Randy Moss 10 19 2.91 2.21 99.1
4 7:55 Timeout #2 by New England Patriots 10 19 0 0
4 7:55 3 6 ATL 36 Tom Brady pass complete deep right to Chris Baker for 36 yards, touchdown 10 25 2.21 7 99.9
4 Stephen Gostkowski kicks extra point good 10 26 0 0 0.0
4 NWE 30 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 68 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 23 yards (tackle by Sam Aiken) 10 26 0 0.61 0.0
4 7:40 1 10 ATL 25 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short middle intended for Jason Snelling 10 26 0.61 0.06 100.0
4 7:36 2 10 ATL 25 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Marty Booker for 6 yards (tackle by James Sanders) 10 26 0.06 0.17 100.0
4 7:07 3 4 ATL 31 Matt Ryan pass incomplete left intended for Marty Booker (defended by Myron Pryor) 10 26 0.17 -1.31 100.0
4 7:02 4 4 ATL 31 Michael Koenen punts 47 yards 10 26 -1.31 -0.41 100.0
4 6:52 1 10 NWE 22 Fred Taylor up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Chauncey Davis) 10 26 0.41 0 100.0
4 6:09 2 9 NWE 23 Fred Taylor up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Trey Lewis and Stephen Nicholas) 10 26 0 0.23 100.0
4 5:26 3 2 NWE 30 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Randy Moss for 11 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 10 26 0.23 1.66 100.0
4 4:43 1 10 NWE 41 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Sammy Morris for 17 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman) 10 26 1.66 2.79 100.0
4 3:57 1 10 ATL 42 Fred Taylor left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Trey Lewis and Chris Houston) 10 26 2.79 2.65 100.0
4 3:15 2 7 ATL 39 Fred Taylor left end for 3 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman and Kroy Biermann) 10 26 2.65 2.34 100.0
4 2:31 3 4 ATL 36 Fred Taylor left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Mike Peterson) 10 26 2.34 1.21 100.0
4 2:00 4 1 ATL 33 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Randy Moss for 8 yards (tackle by Chris Houston) 10 26 1.21 3.91 100.0
4 1:17 1 10 ATL 25 Fred Taylor up the middle for -2 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson and Chris Houston) 10 26 3.91 3.09 100.0
4 1:12 Timeout #3 by Atlanta Falcons 10 26 0 0
4 1:12 2 12 ATL 27 Tom Brady kneels for -1 yards 10 26 3.09 2.28 100.0
4 0:39 3 13 ATL 28 Tom Brady kneels for -1 yards 10 26 2.28 1.5 100.0
End of Regulation10261.50
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).