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New Orleans Saints 26 at Atlanta Falcons 23

Sunday, December 13, 2009
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New Orleans Saints (13-3-0)3137326
Atlanta Falcons (9-7-0)637723

Game Info
Stadium Georgia Dome
Start Time (ET) 1:02pm
Roof dome
Surface fieldturf
Duration 2:49
Attendance 68,930
Vegas Line New Orleans Saints -10.0
Over/Under 50.0 (under)
Officials
Referee Tony Corrente
Umpire Fred Bryan
Head Linesman John McGrath
Field Judge Gary Cavaletto
Back Judge Gregory Wilson
Side Judge Allen Baynes
Line Judge John Hussey

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

New Orleans Saints
Deep Left (2/2, 60 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Robert Meachem 1 1 42 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 1 18 0
Deep Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Right (1/2, 20 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 1 1 20 0
Devery Henderson 1 0 0 0
Short Left (12/14, 97 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 2 2 14 0
Darnell Dinkins 1 0 0
Devery Henderson 2 2 18 0
Robert Meachem 2 2 5 0
Jeremy Shockey 3 2 17 0
David Thomas 2 2 9 0
Pierre Thomas 2 2 34 0
Short Middle (5/8, 42 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 1 5 0
Marques Colston 2 2 15 1
Devery Henderson 1 0 0 0
Robert Meachem 1 1 10 0
David Thomas 1 0 0 0
Pierre Thomas 2 1 12 0
Short Right (11/14, 77 yards, 2 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 5 5 41 2
Marques Colston 2 1 5 0
Devery Henderson 1 1 13 0
Robert Meachem 1 0 0 0
Jeremy Shockey 2 1 11 0
Pierre Thomas 3 3 7 0
Atlanta Falcons
Deep Left (1/2, 23 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Michael Jenkins 1 1 23 0
Roddy White 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (2/3, 77 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Michael Jenkins 1 1 50 1
Roddy White 2 1 27 0
Deep Right (1/3, 19 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Brian Finneran 1 1 19 0
Michael Jenkins 1 0 0 0
Roddy White 1 0 0 0
Short Left (8/10, 66 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marty Booker 2 2 15 0
Tony Gonzalez 3 3 33 0
Michael Jenkins 1 0 0 0
Ovie Mughelli 1 1 7 0
Jason Snelling 2 1 8 0
Eric Weems 1 1 3 0
Short Middle (4/6, 63 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marty Booker 1 0 0 0
Brian Finneran 2 1 6 0
Jason Snelling 3 3 57 0
Short Right (7/10, 55 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marty Booker 1 1 8 0
Brian Finneran 1 0 0 0
Tony Gonzalez 4 3 17 0
Michael Jenkins 1 1 9 0
Ovie Mughelli 1 1 7 0
Roddy White 2 1 14 0

Rushing

New Orleans Saints
LE (5 rushes, 28 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 10 0
Lynell Hamilton 1 9 0
Pierre Thomas 2 9 0
LT (3 rushes, 14 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Pierre Thomas 3 14 0
LG (4 rushes, 16 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Pierre Thomas 4 16 0
MD (5 rushes, 18 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 13 0
Lynell Hamilton 2 3 0
Pierre Thomas 1 2 0
RG (1 rush, 1 yard)
Player Att Yds TD
Lynell Hamilton 1 1 0
RT (3 rushes, 15 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 8 0
Pierre Thomas 2 7 0
RE (3 rushes, 5 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 2 0
Robert Meachem 1 4 0
Pierre Thomas 1 -1 0
Atlanta Falcons
LE (2 rushes, 6 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Jerious Norwood 1 5 0
Jason Snelling 1 1 0
LT (0 rushes, 0 yards)LG (2 rushes, 10 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Jerious Norwood 1 5 0
Jason Snelling 1 5 0
MD (9 rushes, 34 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Jerious Norwood 4 16 0
Jason Snelling 5 18 1
RG (0 rushes, 0 yards)RT (1 rush, 2 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Jason Snelling 1 2 0
RE (7 rushes, 37 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Jerious Norwood 3 7 0
Jason Snelling 2 11 0
Eric Weems 2 19 0

Pass Tackles

New Orleans Saints
Deep Left
Player
Darren Sharper 1
Deep Middle
Player
Troy Evans 1
Deep Right
Player
Randall Gay 1
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
Atlanta Falcons
Deep Left Deep MiddleDeep Right
Player
Thomas DeCoud 1
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 10:27 NOR 20 8 4:29 65 Field Goal View Drive »
2 1 0:32 NOR 21 9 5:49 79 Touchdown View Drive »
3 2 7:22 NOR 34 13 6:31 66 Touchdown View Drive »
4 3 15:00 NOR 20 10 5:49 80 Touchdown View Drive »
5 3 6:11 NOR 20 5 2:54 24 Punt View Drive »
6 4 12:56 NOR 17 16 8:14 63 Field Goal View Drive »
7 4 3:53 ATL 32 6 1:46 17 Downs View Drive »
8 4 1:12 NOR 45 2 1:12 -2 End of Game View Drive »

Atlanta Falcons Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 ATL 25 9 4:33 57 Field Goal View Drive »
2 1 5:58 ATL 20 9 5:26 68 Field Goal View Drive »
3 2 9:43 ATL 20 5 2:21 13 Punt View Drive »
4 2 0:51 ATL 20 10 0:51 72 Field Goal View Drive »
5 3 9:11 ATL 20 5 3:00 80 Touchdown View Drive »
6 3 3:17 ATL 21 11 5:21 79 Touchdown View Drive »
7 4 4:42 ATL 36 2 0:49 -12 Interception View Drive »
8 4 2:07 ATL 15 8 0:55 40 Downs View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR ATL EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 60 yards, returned by Aaron Stecker for 15 yards (tackle by Lynell Hamilton) 0 0 0 0.61 0.0
1 14:54 1 10 ATL 25 Jason Snelling up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Sedrick Ellis) 0 0 0.61 0.33 23.6
1 14:21 2 8 ATL 27 Jason Snelling left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 0 0 0.33 0.3 23.7
1 13:45 3 3 ATL 32 Chris Redman pass complete short middle to Jason Snelling for 38 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 0 0 0.3 3.58 32.0
1 13:03 1 10 NOR 30 Jason Snelling up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Anthony Hargrove) 0 0 3.58 3.44 31.9
1 12:26 2 7 NOR 27 Chris Redman pass complete short right to Ovie Mughelli for 7 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 0 0 3.44 4.24 34.3
1 11:49 1 10 NOR 20 Jerious Norwood up the middle for no gain (tackle by Remi Ayodele) 0 0 4.24 3.69 33.0
1 11:15 2 10 NOR 20 Jason Snelling right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 0 0 3.69 3.22 31.8
1 10:36 3 8 NOR 18 Chris Redman pass incomplete short right intended for Brian Finneran 0 0 3.22 2.25 29.4
1 10:31 4 8 NOR 18 Matt Bryant 36 yard field goal good 0 3 2.25 3 31.5
1 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 70 yards, touchback 0 3 0 0.28 0.0
1 10:27 1 10 NOR 20 Pierre Thomas left end for 7 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas) 0 3 0.28 0.68 29.6
1 9:46 2 3 NOR 27 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jeremy Shockey for 10 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 0 3 0.68 1.4 27.9
1 9:10 1 10 NOR 37 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Marques Colston for 20 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 0 3 1.4 2.72 24.7
1 8:24 1 10 ATL 43 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for 24 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas) 0 3 2.72 4.31 21.1
1 7:36 1 10 ATL 19 Pierre Thomas right end for -1 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 0 3 4.31 3.63 22.8
1 6:51 2 11 ATL 20 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Reggie Bush for 5 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson) 0 3 3.63 3.58 23.1
1 6:08 3 6 ATL 15 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Jeremy Shockey (defended by Chevis Jackson) 0 3 3.58 2.47 26.0
1 6:03 4 6 ATL 15 Garrett Hartley 33 yard field goal good 3 3 2.47 3 24.7
1 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 70 yards, touchback 3 3 0 0.28 0.0
1 5:58 1 10 ATL 20 Chris Redman pass complete short right to Tony Gonzalez for 6 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 3 3 0.28 0.54 26.1
1 5:21 2 4 ATL 26 Jerious Norwood up the middle for 13 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper and Roman Harper) 3 3 0.54 1.53 28.9
1 4:40 1 10 ATL 39 Eric Weems right end for 31 yards (tackle by Troy Evans) 3 3 1.53 3.58 35.1
1 3:52 1 10 NOR 30 Jerious Norwood right end for 2 yards (tackle by DeMario Pressley) 3 3 3.58 3.3 34.5
1 3:09 2 8 NOR 28 Chris Redman pass complete short left to Jason Snelling for 8 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 3 3 3.3 4.24 37.7
1 2:40 1 10 NOR 20 Chris Redman pass complete short left to Ovie Mughelli for 7 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 3 3 4.24 4.83 39.8
1 2:02 2 3 NOR 13 Jerious Norwood up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 3 3 4.83 4.34 38.5
1 1:22 3 2 NOR 12 Chris Redman sacked by Sedrick Ellis for 0 yards 3 3 4.34 2.76 33.7
1 0:36 4 2 NOR 12 Matt Bryant 30 yard field goal good 3 6 2.76 3 34.8
1 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 73 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 24 yards (tackle by Coy Wire) 3 6 0 0.34 0.0
1 0:27 1 10 NOR 21 Lynell Hamilton up the middle for no gain (tackle by John Abraham) 3 6 0.34 -0.2 35.4
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR ATL EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 2 10 NOR 21 Penalty on Jermon Bushrod: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 3 6 -0.2 -1.01 38.2
2 15:00 2 15 NOR 16 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jeremy Shockey for 7 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson) 3 6 -1.01 -0.63 37.0
2 14:33 3 8 NOR 23 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Jeremy Shockey for 18 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman) 3 6 -0.63 1.66 30.0
2 13:54 1 10 NOR 41 Pierre Thomas left end for 1 yard (tackle by Chauncey Davis). Penalty on Jeremy Shockey: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 3 6 1.66 1 32.2
2 13:30 1 20 NOR 31 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 6 yards (tackle by Christopher Owens) 3 6 1 0.58 33.7
2 12:45 2 14 NOR 37 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for 10 yards (tackle by Chevis Jackson) 3 6 0.58 1.22 31.9
2 11:57 3 4 NOR 47 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Robert Meachem for 42 yards (tackle by Christopher Owens) 3 6 1.22 4.84 21.6
2 11:08 1 10 ATL 11 Pierre Thomas left end for 2 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman) 3 6 4.84 4.51 22.6
2 10:24 2 8 ATL 9 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 3 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson) 3 6 4.51 4.21 23.6
2 9:53 3 5 ATL 6 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 6 yards, touchdown 9 6 4.21 7 19.0
2 ATL 2 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 10 6 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 70 yards, touchback 10 6 0 0.28 0.0
2 9:41 1 10 ATL 20 Jason Snelling right end for 7 yards (tackle by Sedrick Ellis) 10 6 0.28 0.68 18.2
2 9:05 2 3 ATL 27 Jason Snelling right end for 4 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 10 6 0.68 1 19.1
2 8:26 1 10 ATL 31 Chris Redman pass incomplete deep right intended for Michael Jenkins 10 6 1 0.46 17.8
2 8:19 2 10 ATL 31 Jerious Norwood up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Troy Evans) 10 6 0.46 0.04 16.8
2 7:43 3 8 ATL 33 Chris Redman pass incomplete deep left intended for Roddy White 10 6 0.04 -1.18 14.1
2 7:37 4 8 ATL 33 Michael Koenen punts 56 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for 23 yards (tackle by Antoine Harris) 10 6 -1.18 -1.2 14.1
2 7:22 1 10 NOR 34 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 8 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 10 6 1.2 1.74 13.0
2 6:47 2 2 NOR 42 Pierre Thomas left tackle for no gain (tackle by Kroy Biermann) 10 6 1.74 1.03 14.5
2 6:08 3 2 NOR 42 Robert Meachem right end for 4 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas) 10 6 1.03 1.99 12.5
2 5:23 1 10 NOR 46 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 3 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas) 10 6 1.99 1.86 12.8
2 4:33 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 10 6 0 0
2 4:31 2 7 NOR 49 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Robert Meachem for 1 yard (tackle by Brent Grimes). Penalty on Devery Henderson: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 10 6 1.86 0.64 15.4
2 4:02 2 16 NOR 40 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jeremy Shockey for 11 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas) 10 6 0.64 1.42 13.7
2 3:19 3 5 ATL 49 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Robert Meachem. Penalty on Brent Grimes: Defensive Pass Interference, 7 yards (no play) 10 6 1.42 2.79 10.9
2 3:15 1 10 ATL 42 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 13 yards (tackle by Christopher Owens) 10 6 2.79 3.64 9.4
2 2:43 1 10 ATL 29 Pierre Thomas left guard for 6 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 10 6 3.64 3.91 9.0
2 2:07 2 4 ATL 23 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Robert Meachem for 4 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 10 6 3.91 4.31 8.3
2 2:00 1 10 ATL 19 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Pierre Thomas for 12 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas) 10 6 4.31 5.6 6.4
2 1:35 1 7 ATL 7 Pierre Thomas left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 10 6 5.6 5.53 6.5
2 1:00 2 3 ATL 3 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Marques Colston (defended by Chevis Jackson) 10 6 5.53 4.72 7.6
2 0:56 3 3 ATL 3 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 3 yards, touchdown 16 6 4.72 7 5.9
2 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point no good 16 6 0 -1 0.0
2 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 70 yards, touchback 16 6 0 0.28 0.0
2 0:51 1 10 ATL 20 Chris Redman pass complete deep middle to Roddy White for 27 yards (tackle by Troy Evans). Penalty on Malcolm Jenkins: Illegal Contact (Declined) 16 6 0.28 2.06 8.8
2 0:43 1 10 ATL 47 Chris Redman pass complete short right to Tony Gonzalez for 6 yards (tackle by Mike McKenzie) 16 6 2.06 2.33 9.2
2 0:38 Timeout #1 by Atlanta Falcons 16 6 0 0
2 0:38 2 4 NOR 47 Chris Redman pass incomplete short middle intended for Marty Booker 16 6 2.33 1.62 8.1
2 0:33 3 4 NOR 47 Chris Redman pass complete short right to Michael Jenkins for 9 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 16 6 1.62 3.05 10.5
2 0:28 Timeout #2 by Atlanta Falcons 16 6 0 0
2 0:28 1 10 NOR 38 Chris Redman pass complete short left to Marty Booker for 6 yards 16 6 3.05 3.32 11.0
2 0:23 2 4 NOR 32 Chris Redman pass complete short left to Eric Weems for 3 yards. Penalty on Charles Grant: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 16 6 3.32 4.65 13.9
2 0:19 1 10 NOR 14 Chris Redman pass incomplete short middle intended for Brian Finneran (defended by Randall Gay) 16 6 4.65 4 12.4
2 0:15 2 10 NOR 14 Chris Redman pass complete short middle to Brian Finneran for 6 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 16 6 4 4.28 13.0
2 0:08 Timeout #3 by Atlanta Falcons 16 6 0 0
2 0:08 3 4 NOR 8 Chris Redman pass incomplete short left intended for Michael Jenkins 16 6 4.28 2.98 10.4
2 0:04 4 4 NOR 8 Matt Bryant 27 yard field goal good 16 9 2.98 3 10.4
End of Half16900
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR ATL EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 70 yards, touchback 16 9 0 0.28 0.0
3 15:00 1 10 NOR 20 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Christopher Owens) 16 9 0.28 0.27 9.9
3 14:24 2 6 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 5 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas) 16 9 0.27 0.23 9.9
3 13:59 3 1 NOR 29 Reggie Bush left end for 19 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 16 9 0.23 2.13 6.8
3 13:27 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 16 9 0 0
3 13:27 1 10 NOR 48 Lynell Hamilton left end for 9 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes and Erik Coleman) 16 9 2.13 2.8 5.8
3 13:00 2 1 ATL 43 Lynell Hamilton up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman) 16 9 2.8 2.92 5.6
3 12:22 1 10 ATL 40 Lynell Hamilton right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Jonathan Babineaux) 16 9 2.92 2.51 6.1
3 11:39 2 9 ATL 39 Reggie Bush up the middle for 8 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson) 16 9 2.51 2.87 5.5
3 10:55 3 1 ATL 31 Lynell Hamilton right end for 6 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman). Penalty on Zach Strief: Offensive Holding, 9 yards (no play) 16 9 2.87 1.68 7.1
3 10:25 3 10 ATL 40 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Robert Meachem is intercepted by Brent Grimes at ATL-10. Penalty on Brent Grimes: Defensive Pass Interference, 28 yards (no play) 16 9 1.68 4.78 3.4
3 10:19 1 10 ATL 12 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Devery Henderson 16 9 4.78 4.1 4.0
3 10:14 2 10 ATL 12 Reggie Bush left end for -9 yards (tackle by John Abraham). Reggie Bush fumbles (forced by John Abraham), recovered by Reggie Bush at ATL-21 16 9 4.1 2.35 6.0
3 9:19 3 19 ATL 21 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 21 yards, touchdown 22 9 2.35 7 2.3
3 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 23 9 0 0 0.0
3 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 70 yards, touchback 23 9 0 0.28 0.0
3 9:11 1 10 ATL 20 Jerious Norwood right end for 5 yards (tackle by Troy Evans and Randall Gay) 23 9 0.28 0.41 2.0
3 8:40 2 5 ATL 25 Chris Redman pass complete short left to Tony Gonzalez for 7 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 23 9 0.41 1.07 2.3
3 8:03 1 10 ATL 32 Chris Redman pass complete deep left to Michael Jenkins for 23 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 23 9 1.07 2.59 3.4
3 7:27 1 10 NOR 45 Jerious Norwood right tackle for 20 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle). Penalty on Quinn Ojinnaka: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 23 9 2.59 1.93 2.8
3 6:54 1 20 ATL 45 Chris Redman pass complete short right to Tony Gonzalez for 5 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 23 9 1.93 1.37 2.3
3 6:19 2 15 ATL 50 Chris Redman pass complete deep middle to Michael Jenkins for 50 yards, touchdown 23 15 1.37 7 7.5
3 Matt Bryant kicks extra point good 23 16 0 0 0.0
3 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 70 yards, touchback 23 16 0 0.28 0.0
3 6:11 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short left to David Thomas for 5 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson) 23 16 0.28 0.41 8.6
3 5:31 2 5 NOR 25 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Robert Meachem for 10 yards (tackle by Chevis Jackson) 23 16 0.41 1.27 6.9
3 4:52 1 10 NOR 35 Reggie Bush right tackle for 8 yards (tackle by Chevis Jackson) 23 16 1.27 1.8 5.9
3 4:13 2 2 NOR 43 Pierre Thomas left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Jonathan Babineaux and Jamaal Anderson) 23 16 1.8 1.22 6.7
3 3:33 3 1 NOR 44 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Jeremy Shockey 23 16 1.22 -0.46 9.9
3 3:26 4 1 NOR 44 Thomas Morstead punts 35 yards, fair catch by Eric Weems 23 16 -0.46 -0.34 9.6
3 3:17 1 10 ATL 21 Jerious Norwood left end for 5 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 23 16 0.34 0.48 9.9
3 2:42 2 5 ATL 26 Chris Redman pass complete short right to Roddy White for 14 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 23 16 0.48 1.6 12.7
3 2:16 1 10 ATL 40 Jerious Norwood left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 23 16 1.6 1.73 13.0
3 1:36 2 5 ATL 45 Chris Redman pass incomplete short left intended for Jason Snelling 23 16 1.73 1.03 10.9
3 1:32 3 5 ATL 45 Chris Redman pass complete deep right to Brian Finneran for 19 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 23 16 1.03 3.18 17.6
3 0:51 1 10 NOR 36 Jason Snelling left end for 1 yard (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 23 16 3.18 2.77 16.1
3 0:08 2 9 NOR 35 Chris Redman pass complete short right to Marty Booker for 8 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 23 16 2.77 3.14 17.3
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR ATL EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 3 1 NOR 27 Jason Snelling up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Troy Evans) 23 16 3.14 4.11 21.2
4 14:25 1 10 NOR 22 Jerious Norwood right end for no gain (tackle by Charles Grant) 23 16 4.11 3.56 18.8
4 13:49 2 10 NOR 22 Chris Redman pass complete short left to Tony Gonzalez for 18 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 23 16 3.56 6.28 32.0
4 13:01 1 4 NOR 4 Jason Snelling up the middle for 4 yards, touchdown 23 22 6.28 7 30.7
4 NOR 2 Matt Bryant kicks extra point good 23 23 0 0 0.0
4 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 68 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 15 yards (tackle by Spencer Adkins) 23 23 0 -0.06 0.0
4 12:52 1 10 NOR 17 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep right intended for Devery Henderson (defended by Erik Coleman) 23 23 -0.06 -0.58 40.1
4 12:47 2 10 NOR 17 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 12 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson) 23 23 -0.58 0.87 31.5
4 12:06 1 10 NOR 29 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 9 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson and Erik Coleman) 23 23 0.87 1.54 27.9
4 11:41 2 1 NOR 38 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 23 23 1.54 1.8 26.5
4 11:06 1 10 NOR 43 Drew Brees pass complete short left to David Thomas for 4 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Stephen Nicholas) 23 23 1.8 1.79 26.5
4 10:24 2 6 NOR 47 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 6 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 23 23 1.79 2.46 22.8
4 9:51 1 10 ATL 47 Reggie Bush right end for 2 yards (tackle by John Abraham) 23 23 2.46 2.18 24.2
4 9:12 2 8 ATL 45 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Devery Henderson for 9 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 23 23 2.18 3.18 18.6
4 8:27 1 10 ATL 36 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 1 yard (tackle by Kroy Biermann) 23 23 3.18 2.77 20.5
4 7:43 2 9 ATL 35 Reggie Bush up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 23 23 2.77 2.74 20.3
4 7:03 3 4 ATL 30 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 8 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas) 23 23 2.74 4.11 12.7
4 6:20 1 10 ATL 22 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Kroy Biermann and Mike Peterson) 23 23 4.11 3.83 13.3
4 5:40 2 8 ATL 20 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for David Thomas. Penalty on Thomas DeCoud: Defensive Pass Interference, 10 yards, Penalty on Jonathan Babineaux: Defensive Offside (Declined) (no play) 23 23 3.83 4.91 8.0
4 5:35 1 10 ATL 10 Drew Brees pass incomplete. Penalty on Drew Brees: Intentional Grounding, 10 yards 23 23 4.91 3 17.1
4 5:28 2 20 ATL 20 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Robert Meachem 23 23 3 2.34 21.3
4 5:25 3 20 ATL 20 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for no gain 23 23 2.34 2.12 22.9
4 4:46 4 20 ATL 20 Garrett Hartley 38 yard field goal good 26 23 2.12 3 16.1
4 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 71 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 37 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 26 23 0 1.33 0.0
4 4:35 1 10 ATL 36 Eric Weems right end for -12 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 26 23 1.33 -0.83 11.0
4 3:55 2 22 ATL 24 Chris Redman pass incomplete deep middle intended for Roddy White is intercepted by Jonathan Vilma at ATL-43 and returned for 11 yards (tackle by Jerious Norwood) 26 23 -0.83 -3.45 2.0
4 3:53 1 10 ATL 32 Pierre Thomas left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 26 23 3.45 3.58 1.8
4 3:11 2 5 ATL 27 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Devery Henderson for 9 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 26 23 3.58 4.37 0.6
4 2:28 1 10 ATL 18 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Jonathan Babineaux) 26 23 4.37 4.25 0.3
4 2:23 Timeout #1 by Atlanta Falcons 26 23 0 0
4 2:23 2 7 ATL 15 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Pierre Thomas 26 23 4.25 3.46 0.6
4 2:18 3 7 ATL 15 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for David Thomas 26 23 3.46 2.44 1.5
4 2:11 4 7 ATL 15 Mark Brunell pass incomplete short left intended for Darnell Dinkins 26 23 2.44 0.22 8.5
4 2:07 1 10 ATL 15 Chris Redman pass complete short middle to Jason Snelling for 18 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 26 23 -0.22 1.14 19.5
4 2:00 1 10 ATL 33 Chris Redman pass complete short left to Marty Booker for 9 yards (tackle by Pierson Prioleau) 26 23 1.14 1.81 27.2
4 1:42 2 1 ATL 42 Chris Redman pass incomplete short right intended for Roddy White 26 23 1.81 1.09 17.2
4 1:38 3 1 ATL 42 Jason Snelling up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 26 23 1.09 1.99 28.7
4 1:32 Timeout #2 by Atlanta Falcons 26 23 0 0
4 1:32 1 10 ATL 46 Chris Redman pass incomplete short right intended for Tony Gonzalez 26 23 1.99 1.45 20.7
4 1:29 2 10 ATL 46 Chris Redman pass incomplete deep right intended for Roddy White 26 23 1.45 0.76 12.6
4 1:24 3 10 ATL 46 Chris Redman pass complete short left to Tony Gonzalez for 8 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 26 23 0.76 0.2 7.6
4 1:18 4 2 NOR 46 Chris Redman pass complete short middle to Jason Snelling for 1 yard (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 26 23 0.2 -1.93 0.6
4 1:12 1 10 NOR 45 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 26 23 1.93 1.25 1.2
4 0:34 2 11 NOR 44 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 26 23 1.25 0.43 1.3
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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).