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Atlanta Falcons 27 at New Orleans Saints 35

Monday, November 2, 2009
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Atlanta Falcons (9-7-0)1407627
New Orleans Saints (13-3-0)7210735

Game Info
Stadium Louisiana Superdome (dome)
Start Time 7:40pm
Surface fieldturf
Duration 3:36
Attendance 70,088
Weather 61 degrees, wind 5 mph
Vegas Line New Orleans Saints -12.0
Over/Under 56.0 (over)
Officials
Referee Jeff Triplette
Umpire Bruce Stritesky
Head Linesman Steve Stelljes
Field Judge Boris Cheek
Back Judge Steve Freeman
Side Judge David Wyant
Line Judge Michael Spanier

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 (1/5, 19 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Tony Gonzalez 2 0 0 0
Michael Jenkins 1 0 0 0
Roddy White 2 1 19 0
Deep Middle (1/2, 29 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Michael Jenkins 1 1 29 0
Roddy White 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (2/4, 84 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Michael Jenkins 1 1 16 0
Roddy White 3 1 68 1
Short Left (8/11, 93 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Tony Gonzalez 3 2 38 0
Verron Haynes 1 1 6 0
Michael Jenkins 4 2 21 0
Aaron Stecker 2 2 12 0
Roddy White 1 1 16 0
Short Middle (3/6, 43 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Tony Gonzalez 3 3 43 0
Michael Jenkins 1 0 0 0
Roddy White 2 0 0 0
Short Right (4/8, 21 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Tony Gonzalez 1 1 8 0
Verron Haynes 1 1 4 0
Michael Jenkins 1 0 0 0
Justin Peelle 1 1 4 0
Roddy White 4 1 5 0
New Orleans Saints
Deep Left (2/2, 41 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Devery Henderson 1 1 24 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 1 17 0
Deep Middle (1/1, 30 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Robert Meachem 1 1 30 0
Deep Right (3/4, 64 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 2 2 47 1
Devery Henderson 1 0 0 0
Robert Meachem 1 1 17 0
Short Left (3/6, 27 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 1 1 7 0
Devery Henderson 1 0 0 0
Jeremy Shockey 2 2 20 0
David Thomas 2 0 0 0
Short Middle (4/6, 59 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 2 2 16 0
Jeremy Shockey 2 1 27 0
David Thomas 2 1 16 0
Short Right (12/13, 87 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 3 2 11 0
Marques Colston 1 1 15 0
Devery Henderson 3 3 22 0
Lance Moore 2 2 11 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 1 8 0
David Thomas 1 1 11 0
Pierre Thomas 2 2 9 1

Rushing

Atlanta Falcons
LE (1 rush, 9 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 1 9 0
LT (4 rushes, 33 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 4 33 0
LG (6 rushes, 23 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 6 23 0
MD (2 rushes, 6 yards)
Att Yds TD
Matt Ryan 2 6 0
RG (5 rushes, 26 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 5 26 0
RT (1 rush, 2 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 1 2 0
RE (3 rushes, 51 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 2 50 1
Eric Weems 1 1 0
New Orleans Saints
LE (4 rushes, 42 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 1 9 0
Reggie Bush 1 1 1
Pierre Thomas 2 32 0
LT (5 rushes, 22 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 3 15 0
Reggie Bush 1 2 0
Pierre Thomas 1 5 0
LG (5 rushes, 13 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 3 4 0
Pierre Thomas 2 9 0
MD (0 rushes, 0 yards)
RG (9 rushes, 32 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 5 6 0
Pierre Thomas 4 26 1
RT (7 rushes, 28 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 2 7 0
Drew Brees 1 4 0
Pierre Thomas 4 17 0
RE (4 rushes, 10 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 3 8 0
Pierre Thomas 1 2 0

Pass Tackles

Atlanta Falcons
Deep Left Deep Middle Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
New Orleans Saints
Deep Left Deep Middle Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

Atlanta Falcons Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 15:00 ATL 23 8 3:57 77 Touchdown
2 5:26 ATL 46 5 2:56 10 Punt
3 10:38 ATL 22 7 3:05 62 Missed FG
4 3:59 ATL 18 3 1:13 4 Punt
5 1:05 ATL 33 2 0:23 6 Interception
6 0:42 ATL 34 7 0:42 33 Missed FG
7 13:51 ATL 32 3 1:26 68 Touchdown
8 8:29 ATL 28 4 2:08 24 Punt
9 3:18 ATL 23 14 6:45 70 Field Goal
10 10:00 NOR 35 3 1:30 25 Interception
11 3:03 ATL 34 7 1:21 13 Downs
12 1:23 ATL 47 7 0:55 31 Field Goal
13 0:28 ATL 37 3 0:25 14 Interception

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 11:03 NOR 20 10 5:37 80 Touchdown
2 2:30 NOR 9 1 0:16 -5 Fumble
3 2:14 NOR 20 12 6:36 80 Touchdown
4 7:33 NOR 24 6 3:34 38 Interception
5 2:46 NOR 20 6 1:41 80 Touchdown
6 15:00 NOR 28 3 1:09 2 Punt
7 12:25 NOR 38 9 3:56 43 Missed FG
8 6:21 NOR 16 6 3:03 19 Punt
9 11:33 NOR 25 3 1:33 10 Fumble
10 8:30 NOR 19 11 5:27 81 Touchdown
11 1:42 ATL 46 3 0:19 0 Fumble
12 0:03 NOR 5 1 0:03 -1 End of Game

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail ATL NOR EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 74 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 27 yards (tackle by Pierson Prioleau) 0 0 0 0.48 0.0
1 14:55 1 10 ATL 23 Michael Turner left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 0 0 0.48 0.34 80.7
1 14:18 2 7 ATL 26 Michael Turner right guard for 22 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 0 0 0.34 2.13 76.6
1 13:43 1 10 ATL 48 Matt Ryan pass incomplete 0 0 2.13 1.58 77.7
1 13:36 2 10 ATL 48 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Michael Jenkins for 7 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 0 0 1.58 1.82 77.2
1 13:07 3 3 NOR 45 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Roddy White for 5 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 0 0 1.82 2.92 74.4
1 12:29 1 10 NOR 40 Michael Turner right guard for no gain (tackle by Roman Harper) 0 0 2.92 2.37 75.6
1 11:52 2 10 NOR 40 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Tony Gonzalez for 27 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Jabari Greer) 0 0 2.37 4.71 69.4
1 11:11 1 10 NOR 13 Michael Turner right end for 13 yards, touchdown 6 0 4.71 7 65.6
1 Jason Elam kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 0.0
1 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 77 yards, touchback 7 0 0 0.28 0.0
1 11:03 1 10 NOR 20 Mike Bell left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Chevis Jackson) 7 0 0.28 0.41 63.9
1 10:30 2 5 NOR 25 Mike Bell left end for 9 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson and Thomas DeCoud) 7 0 0.41 1.2 65.9
1 9:52 1 10 NOR 34 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 4 yards (tackle by Chevis Jackson) 7 0 1.2 1.2 65.6
1 9:16 2 6 NOR 38 Reggie Bush left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 7 0 1.2 0.76 64.1
1 8:35 3 4 NOR 40 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jeremy Shockey for 13 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 7 0 0.76 2.46 68.6
1 7:57 1 10 ATL 47 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 8 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 7 0 2.46 2.99 69.9
1 7:26 2 2 ATL 39 Drew Brees pass complete short right to David Thomas for 11 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman and Mike Peterson) 7 0 2.99 3.71 71.6
1 6:50 1 10 ATL 28 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 4 yards (tackle by Tye Hill) 7 0 3.71 3.71 71.4
1 6:13 2 6 ATL 24 Mike Bell right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Thomas DeCoud) 7 0 3.71 3.27 70.0
1 5:35 3 4 ATL 22 Pierre Thomas right guard for 22 yards, touchdown. Penalty on Jeremy Shockey: Unsportsmanlike Conduct, 15 yards 7 6 3.27 7 77.0
1 John Carney kicks extra point good 7 7 0 0 0.0
1 NOR 15 Thomas Morstead kicks off 55 yards, returned by Brian Finneran for 16 yards (tackle by Pierson Prioleau) 7 7 0 1.99 0.0
1 5:20 1 10 ATL 46 Michael Turner left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 7 7 1.99 1.86 74.7
1 4:41 2 7 ATL 49 Michael Turner left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Charles Grant) 7 7 1.86 1.55 75.3
1 3:57 3 4 NOR 48 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Justin Peelle. Penalty on Marvin Mitchell: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 7 7 1.55 2.72 72.0
1 3:52 1 10 NOR 43 Matt Ryan sacked by Will Smith for -2 yards 7 7 2.72 1.91 74.1
1 3:18 2 12 NOR 45 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short left intended for Michael Jenkins 7 7 1.91 1.22 75.8
1 3:13 3 12 NOR 45 Matt Ryan up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Anthony Hargrove and Will Smith) 7 7 1.22 0.33 78.0
1 2:32 4 11 NOR 44 Michael Koenen punts 35 yards, fair catch by Lance Moore 7 7 0.33 0.38 77.7
1 2:30 1 10 NOR 9 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Jeremy Shockey (defended by Stephen Nicholas). Penalty on Jonathan Babineaux: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 7 7 -0.38 -0 78.6
1 2:22 1 5 NOR 14 Drew Brees sacked by Thomas DeCoud for -10 yards. Drew Brees fumbles (forced by Thomas DeCoud), recovered by Kroy Biermann at NOR-4 and returned for 4 yards, touchdown 13 7 -0 -7 61.4
1 Jason Elam kicks extra point good 14 7 0 0 0.0
1 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 76 yards, touchback 14 7 0 0.28 0.0
1 2:14 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 8 yards (tackle by Tye Hill) 14 7 0.28 0.81 60.7
1 1:33 2 2 NOR 28 Reggie Bush left end for 4 yards (tackle by Chris Houston). Penalty on Darnell Dinkins: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 14 7 0.81 -0.63 55.6
1 1:11 2 12 NOR 18 Pierre Thomas right end for 2 yards (tackle by Tye Hill and Erik Coleman) 14 7 -0.63 -0.96 54.3
1 0:25 3 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 10 yards (tackle by Tye Hill). Penalty on Chris Houston: Illegal Contact (Declined) 14 7 -0.96 0.94 60.2
1 0:03 1 10 NOR 30 Pierre Thomas left guard for 6 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson) 14 7 0.94 1.2 60.8
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail ATL NOR EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 2 4 NOR 36 Mike Bell left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas) 14 7 1.2 1.66 62.3
2 14:26 1 10 NOR 41 Drew Brees pass incomplete (defended by Vance Walker) 14 7 1.66 1.12 60.2
2 14:18 2 10 NOR 41 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jeremy Shockey for 27 yards (tackle by Jamaal Anderson) 14 7 1.12 3.45 67.7
2 13:35 1 10 ATL 32 Drew Brees sacked by Jonathan Babineaux for -7 yards 14 7 3.45 1.96 62.6
2 12:54 50 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 14 7 0 0
2 12:54 2 17 ATL 39 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to David Thomas for 16 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 14 7 1.96 3.4 66.9
2 12:05 3 1 ATL 23 Mike Bell right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Mike Peterson) 14 7 3.4 4.17 69.0
2 11:21 1 10 ATL 21 Mike Bell right end for 3 yards (tackle by Vance Walker) 14 7 4.17 4.04 68.3
2 10:44 2 7 ATL 18 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Marques Colston for 18 yards, touchdown 14 13 4.04 7 74.0
2 ATL 2 John Carney kicks extra point good 14 14 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 69 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 21 yards (tackle by Usama Young) 14 14 0 0.41 0.0
2 10:32 1 10 ATL 22 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Roddy White for 16 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 14 14 0.41 1.47 72.6
2 10:02 1 10 ATL 38 Michael Turner left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Remi Ayodele) 14 14 1.47 1.33 72.8
2 9:25 2 7 ATL 41 Michael Turner right end for 37 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 14 14 1.33 4.11 63.5
2 8:54 1 10 NOR 22 Michael Turner right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Charles Grant and Jonathan Vilma) 14 14 4.11 3.7 64.7
2 8:10 2 9 NOR 21 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Aaron Stecker for 5 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 14 14 3.7 3.74 64.2
2 7:43 3 4 NOR 16 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Michael Jenkins 14 14 3.74 2.45 68.3
2 7:37 4 4 NOR 16 Jason Elam 34 yard field goal no good 14 14 2.45 -0.54 77.5
2 7:33 1 10 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jeremy Shockey for 7 yards (tackle by Chris Houston and Erik Coleman) 14 14 0.54 0.94 78.6
2 6:59 2 3 NOR 31 Pierre Thomas left end for 30 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 14 14 0.94 2.98 83.7
2 6:17 1 10 ATL 39 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson and Kroy Biermann) 14 14 2.98 3.12 83.9
2 5:44 2 5 ATL 34 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 7 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 14 14 3.12 3.78 85.3
2 5:08 1 10 ATL 27 Pierre Thomas right guard for -1 yards (tackle by Jamaal Anderson) 14 14 3.78 3.1 83.7
2 4:27 2 11 ATL 28 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 8 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes). Penalty on Devery Henderson: Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 14 14 3.1 1.75 80.1
2 4:05 2 21 ATL 38 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep right intended for Devery Henderson is intercepted by Brent Grimes at ATL-18 14 14 1.75 -0.04 74.8
2 3:59 1 10 ATL 18 Michael Turner left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 14 14 0.04 0.14 74.4
2 3:11 2 6 ATL 22 Matt Ryan pass incomplete 14 14 0.14 -0.66 76.7
2 3:03 3 6 ATL 22 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Roddy White (defended by Jabari Greer) 14 14 -0.66 -1.9 80.3
2 2:59 4 6 ATL 22 Michael Koenen punts 49 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for 10 yards (tackle by Mike Schneck). Penalty on Jonathan Casillas: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 14 14 -1.9 -0.28 75.4
2 2:46 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 15 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 14 14 0.28 1.27 78.4
2 2:12 1 10 NOR 35 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 7 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 14 14 1.27 1.67 79.4
2 2:02 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 14 14 0 0
2 2:02 2 3 NOR 42 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Robert Meachem for 30 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 14 14 1.67 3.71 84.8
2 1:56 1 10 ATL 28 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Devery Henderson for 24 yards (tackle by Chris Houston) 14 14 3.71 6.28 90.1
2 1:49 1 4 ATL 4 Pierre Thomas left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman) 14 14 6.28 5.91 89.5
2 1:10 2 1 ATL 1 Reggie Bush left end for 1 yard, touchdown 14 20 5.91 7 89.6
2 John Carney kicks extra point good. Penalty on Darnell Dinkins: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 14 20 0 0 0.0
2 John Carney kicks extra point good 14 21 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 70 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 33 yards (tackle by Pierson Prioleau) 14 21 0 1.14 0.0
2 1:00 1 10 ATL 33 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Verron Haynes for 6 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 14 21 1.14 1.4 88.9
2 0:52 Timeout #1 by Atlanta Falcons 14 21 0 0
2 0:52 2 4 ATL 39 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Roddy White is intercepted by Jabari Greer at ATL-48 and returned for 48 yards, touchdown 14 27 1.4 -7 97.6
2 John Carney kicks extra point good 14 28 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 61 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 25 yards (tackle by Courtney Roby) 14 28 0 1.2 0.0
2 0:36 1 10 ATL 34 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep left intended for Michael Jenkins 14 28 1.2 0.66 97.8
2 0:31 2 10 ATL 34 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Roddy White 14 28 0.66 -0.03 98.2
2 0:27 Timeout #3 by New Orleans Saints 14 28 0 0
2 0:27 3 10 ATL 34 Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Tony Gonzalez for 15 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Darren Sharper) 14 28 -0.03 2.19 96.9
2 0:21 Timeout #2 by Atlanta Falcons 14 28 0 0
2 0:21 1 10 ATL 49 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Justin Peelle for 4 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 14 28 2.19 2.19 96.9
2 0:15 2 6 NOR 47 Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Tony Gonzalez for 14 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 14 28 2.19 3.38 95.9
2 0:09 Timeout #3 by Atlanta Falcons 14 28 0 0
2 0:09 1 10 NOR 33 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep right intended for Roddy White 14 28 3.38 2.84 96.4
2 0:04 2 10 NOR 33 Jason Elam 51 yard field goal no good 14 28 2.84 -1.6 98.2
End of Half1428-1.60
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail ATL NOR EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 70 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 28 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 14 28 0 0.81 0.0
3 14:54 1 10 NOR 28 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Devery Henderson (defended by Chris Houston) 14 28 0.81 0.26 98.3
3 14:49 2 10 NOR 28 Pierre Thomas left end for 2 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman) 14 28 0.26 -0.16 98.2
3 14:08 3 8 NOR 30 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for David Thomas. Penalty on Jermon Bushrod: Offensive Holding (Declined) 14 28 -0.16 -1.37 97.5
3 14:02 4 8 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead punts 47 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 9 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell) 14 28 -1.37 -1.07 97.7
3 13:51 1 10 ATL 32 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Tony Gonzalez. Penalty on Charles Grant: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 14 28 1.07 1.8 97.3
3 13:47 1 5 ATL 37 Michael Turner left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Anthony Hargrove) 14 28 1.8 1.73 97.3
3 13:06 1 10 ATL 42 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Michael Turner for 7 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle). Penalty on Sam Baker: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 14 28 1.73 1.07 97.8
3 12:39 1 20 ATL 32 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short middle intended for Michael Jenkins 14 28 1.07 -0.16 98.4
3 12:34 2 20 ATL 32 Matt Ryan pass complete deep right to Roddy White for 68 yards, touchdown 20 28 -0.16 7 93.1
3 Jason Elam kicks extra point good 21 28 0 0 0.0
3 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 67 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 35 yards (tackle by Michael Koenen) 21 28 0 1.47 0.0
3 12:19 1 10 NOR 38 Mike Bell right tackle for no gain (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 21 28 1.47 0.92 93.0
3 11:38 2 10 NOR 38 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 6 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 21 28 0.92 1.02 93.2
3 10:54 3 4 NOR 44 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jeremy Shockey for 8 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas) 21 28 1.02 2.39 95.0
3 10:11 1 10 ATL 48 Mike Bell left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 21 28 2.39 2.52 95.2
3 9:31 2 5 ATL 43 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Robert Meachem for 17 yards 21 28 2.52 3.84 96.6
3 9:20 1 10 ATL 26 Mike Bell right tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Erik Coleman) 21 28 3.84 4.27 97.0
3 8:41 2 3 ATL 19 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for David Thomas (defended by Stephen Nicholas) 21 28 4.27 3.57 96.5
3 8:41 3 3 ATL 19 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for David Thomas (defended by Brent Grimes) 21 28 3.57 2.28 95.1
3 8:33 4 3 ATL 19 John Carney 37 yard field goal no good 21 28 2.28 -0.81 90.2
3 8:29 1 10 ATL 28 Matt Ryan pass complete deep left to Roddy White for 19 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 21 28 0.81 2.06 87.4
3 7:55 1 10 ATL 47 Michael Turner left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar and Roman Harper) 21 28 2.06 2.19 87.0
3 7:14 2 5 NOR 48 Michael Turner right guard for no gain (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 21 28 2.19 1.49 88.8
3 6:34 3 5 NOR 48 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short middle intended for Roddy White (defended by Jabari Greer) 21 28 1.49 0.07 91.8
3 6:28 4 5 NOR 48 Michael Koenen punts 32 yards, fair catch by Reggie Bush 21 28 0.07 0.14 91.7
3 6:21 1 10 NOR 16 Drew Brees right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 21 28 -0.14 0.01 92.0
3 5:40 2 6 NOR 20 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas and Curtis Lofton) 21 28 0.01 -0.2 91.7
3 5:12 3 1 NOR 25 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman) 21 28 -0.2 0.81 93.5
3 4:39 1 10 NOR 28 Mike Bell left guard for -1 yards (tackle by Kroy Biermann) 21 28 0.81 0.13 92.4
3 4:05 2 11 NOR 27 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 8 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas and Mike Peterson) 21 28 0.13 0.5 93.2
3 3:30 3 3 NOR 35 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Reggie Bush 21 28 0.5 -1.04 90.2
3 3:25 4 3 NOR 35 Thomas Morstead punts 42 yards, fair catch by Eric Weems 21 28 -1.04 -0.48 91.4
3 3:18 1 10 ATL 23 Michael Turner left end for 9 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 21 28 0.48 1.15 89.9
3 2:36 2 1 ATL 32 Michael Turner right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Charles Grant and Kendrick Clancy) 21 28 1.15 1.2 89.9
3 1:57 1 10 ATL 34 Matt Ryan sacked by Will Smith for -3 yards 21 28 1.2 0.25 92.1
3 1:22 2 13 ATL 31 Matt Ryan pass complete deep middle to Michael Jenkins for 29 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 21 28 0.25 2.92 85.2
3 0:42 1 10 NOR 40 Matt Ryan for 3 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 21 28 2.92 2.78 85.7
3 0:11 2 7 NOR 37 Michael Turner for 8 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 21 28 2.78 3.64 82.7
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail ATL NOR EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 1 10 NOR 29 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep left intended for Tony Gonzalez 21 28 3.64 3.1 84.7
4 14:55 2 10 NOR 29 Michael Turner left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 21 28 3.1 3.07 84.8
4 14:24 3 5 NOR 24 Eric Weems right end for 1 yard (tackle by Scott Shanle) 21 28 3.07 2 88.3
4 14:06 4 4 NOR 23 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Tony Gonzalez for 11 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 21 28 2 4.78 78.0
4 12:48 1 10 NOR 12 Michael Turner right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Will Smith) 21 28 4.78 4.64 78.5
4 12:46 2 7 NOR 9 Penalty on Sam Baker: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 21 28 4.64 3.79 82.3
4 12:21 2 12 NOR 14 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Aaron Stecker for 7 yards (tackle by Randall Gay and Scott Shanle) 21 28 3.79 4.16 80.7
4 11:42 3 5 NOR 7 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short middle intended for Roddy White 21 28 4.16 2.98 85.7
4 11:36 4 5 NOR 7 Jason Elam 25 yard field goal good 24 28 2.98 3 85.7
4 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 70 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 25 yards (tackle by Jamaal Fudge) 24 28 0 0.61 0.0
4 11:28 1 10 NOR 25 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 8 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 24 28 0.61 1.14 89.6
4 10:50 2 2 NOR 33 Mike Bell right end for 1 yard (tackle by Stephen Nicholas and Vance Walker) 24 28 1.14 0.56 88.0
4 10:13 3 1 NOR 34 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Erik Coleman). Pierre Thomas fumbles (forced by Erik Coleman), recovered by Stephen Nicholas at NOR-35 24 28 0.56 -3.25 69.2
4 10:00 1 10 NOR 35 Michael Turner left tackle for 24 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 24 28 3.25 4.84 58.3
4 9:18 1 10 NOR 11 Michael Turner left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Anthony Hargrove) 24 28 4.84 4.32 61.4
4 8:39 2 9 NOR 10 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short left intended for Tony Gonzalez is intercepted by Tracy Porter at NOR-1 and returned for 18 yards (tackle by Ovie Mughelli) 24 28 4.32 -0.15 87.4
4 8:30 1 10 NOR 19 Mike Bell left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman and Curtis Lofton) 24 28 0.15 0.34 88.2
4 7:57 2 5 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Jeremy Shockey 24 28 0.34 -0.42 85.3
4 7:50 3 5 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Reggie Bush. Penalty on Mike Peterson: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 24 28 -0.42 0.87 90.6
4 7:46 1 10 NOR 29 Mike Bell right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Jamaal Anderson) 24 28 0.87 0.6 89.7
4 7:04 2 8 NOR 31 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Marques Colston for 29 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 24 28 0.6 2.92 96.4
4 6:16 1 10 ATL 40 Mike Bell right end for 4 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 24 28 2.92 2.91 96.9
4 5:33 2 6 ATL 36 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Jeremy Shockey for 17 yards (tackle by Chris Houston) 24 28 2.91 4.31 98.9
4 4:48 1 10 ATL 19 Pierre Thomas right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson) 24 28 4.31 4.35 99.2
4 4:04 2 6 ATL 15 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 7 yards (tackle by Chris Houston) 24 28 4.35 5.37 99.8
4 3:18 1 8 ATL 8 Pierre Thomas right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Stephen Nicholas) 24 28 5.37 4.76 99.8
4 3:14 Timeout #1 by Atlanta Falcons 24 28 0 0
4 3:14 2 7 ATL 7 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 6 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 24 28 4.76 5.17 99.9
4 3:09 Timeout #2 by Atlanta Falcons 24 28 0 0
4 3:09 3 1 ATL 1 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 1 yard, touchdown 24 34 5.17 7 100.0
4 John Carney kicks extra point good 24 35 0 0 0.0
4 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 62 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 26 yards (tackle by Pierson Prioleau) 24 35 0 1.2 0.0
4 2:57 1 10 ATL 34 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep left intended for Tony Gonzalez (defended by Jonathan Vilma) 24 35 1.2 0.66 100.0
4 2:51 2 10 ATL 34 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Tony Gonzalez for 8 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 24 35 0.66 1.03 100.0
4 2:24 3 2 ATL 42 Matt Ryan up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell) 24 35 1.03 2.06 100.0
4 2:02 1 10 ATL 47 Matt Ryan pass incomplete (defended by Will Smith) 24 35 2.06 1.52 100.0
4 1:59 2 10 ATL 47 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep left intended for Roddy White (defended by Darren Sharper) 24 35 1.52 0.83 100.0
4 1:54 3 10 ATL 47 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short left intended for Michael Jenkins 24 35 0.83 -0.26 100.0
4 1:49 4 10 ATL 47 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep right intended for Roddy White 24 35 -0.26 -2.52 100.0
4 1:42 1 10 ATL 46 Mike Bell right guard for no gain (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Erik Coleman) 24 35 2.52 0 100.0
4 Jonathan Goodwin for no gain 24 35 0 1.98 0.0
4 1:37 2 10 ATL 46 Mike Bell left guard for no gain (tackle by Jonathan Babineaux) 24 35 1.98 1.29 100.0
4 1:31 Timeout #3 by Atlanta Falcons 24 35 0 0
4 1:31 3 10 ATL 46 Mike Bell right guard for no gain (tackle by Coy Wire). Mike Bell fumbles (forced by Coy Wire), recovered by Coy Wire at ATL-46 (tackle by Mike Bell) 24 35 1.29 -2.06 100.0
4 1:23 1 10 ATL 47 Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Tony Gonzalez for 14 yards (tackle by Pierson Prioleau) 24 35 2.06 2.98 100.0
4 1:02 1 10 NOR 39 Matt Ryan spiked the ball 24 35 2.98 2.44 100.0
4 1:02 2 10 NOR 39 Matt Ryan pass complete deep right to Michael Jenkins for 16 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 24 35 2.44 4.04 100.0
4 0:52 1 10 NOR 23 Matt Ryan sacked by Anthony Hargrove for -3 yards 24 35 4.04 3.09 100.0
4 0:37 2 13 NOR 26 Matt Ryan spiked the ball 24 35 3.09 2.41 100.0
4 0:37 3 13 NOR 26 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Verron Haynes for 4 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell) 24 35 2.41 1.99 100.0
4 0:31 4 9 NOR 22 Jason Elam 40 yard field goal good 27 35 1.99 3 100.0
4 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks onside 7 yards, recovered by Coy Wire (onside kick successful) 27 35 0 1.4 0.0
4 0:26 1 10 ATL 37 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Michael Jenkins for 14 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 27 35 1.4 2.32 100.0
4 0:13 1 10 NOR 49 Matt Ryan spiked the ball 27 35 2.32 1.78 100.0
4 0:11 2 10 NOR 49 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep middle intended for Roddy White is intercepted by Darren Sharper at NOR-5 27 35 1.78 0.38 100.0
4 0:03 1 10 NOR 5 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 27 35 -0.38 -0.85 100.0
End of Regulation2735-0.850
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).