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Atlanta Falcons 27 at New Orleans Saints 24

Sunday, September 26, 2010
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Atlanta Falcons (13-3-0)7737327
New Orleans Saints (11-5-0)14073024

Game Info
Stadium Louisiana Superdome
Start Time (ET) 1:03pm
Roof dome
Surface sportturf
Duration 3:26
Attendance 70,051
Weather 81 degrees
Vegas Line New Orleans Saints -3.0
Over/Under 49.5 (over)
Officials
Referee Walt Anderson
Umpire Bill Schuster
Head Linesman Phil McKinnely
Field Judge Jimmy Buchanan
Back Judge Billy Smith
Side Judge James Coleman
Line Judge Byron Boston

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 (1/2, 24 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Harry Douglas 1 0 0 0
Roddy White 1 1 24 0
Deep Middle (1/1, 34 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Tony Gonzalez 1 1 34 0
Deep Right (1/3, 22 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Harry Douglas 2 0 0 0
Roddy White 1 1 22 1
Short Left (5/5, 41 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Harry Douglas 1 1 1 0
Tony Gonzalez 3 3 37 0
Michael Turner 1 1 3 0
Short Middle (5/6, 44 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Tony Gonzalez 1 1 13 1
Jason Snelling 1 1 8 0
Michael Turner 1 0 0 0
Roddy White 3 3 23 0
Short Right (6/11, 63 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Harry Douglas 1 0 0 0
Tony Gonzalez 4 3 26 0
Ovie Mughelli 3 2 29 0
Jason Snelling 1 0 0 0
Michael Turner 1 1 8 0
Roddy White 1 0 0 0
New Orleans Saints
Deep Left (0/1, 0 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Devery Henderson 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (1/2, 31 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Devery Henderson 1 0 0 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 1 31 0
Deep Right (1/1, 80 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Lance Moore 1 1 80 1
Short Left (10/13, 88 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 2 1 6 0
Robert Meachem 1 0 0 0
Lance Moore 4 3 40 0
Jeremy Shockey 3 3 15 1
Pierre Thomas 3 3 27 0
Short Middle (7/7, 65 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 1 1 9 0
Robert Meachem 1 1 5 0
Lance Moore 1 1 13 0
Jeremy Shockey 2 2 19 0
Pierre Thomas 2 2 19 0
Short Right (11/13, 101 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 2 2 10 0
Jimmy Graham 1 0 0
Devery Henderson 3 2 23 0
Lance Moore 1 1 16 1
Jeremy Shockey 2 2 13 0
David Thomas 3 3 24 0
Pierre Thomas 1 1 15 0

Rushing

Atlanta Falcons
LE (4 rushes, 10 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 4 10 0
LT (8 rushes, 44 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Matt Ryan 1 13 0
Jason Snelling 2 16 0
Michael Turner 5 15 1
LG (11 rushes, 26 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jason Snelling 3 9 0
Michael Turner 8 17 0
MD (2 rushes, 9 yards)
Att Yds TD
Matt Ryan 2 9 0
RG (16 rushes, 50 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jason Snelling 7 26 0
Michael Turner 9 24 0
RT (5 rushes, 61 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jason Snelling 2 11 0
Michael Turner 3 50 0
RE (2 rushes, 0 yards)
Att Yds TD
Matt Ryan 1 2 0
Michael Turner 1 -2 0
New Orleans Saints
LE (3 rushes, 3 yards)
Att Yds TD
Pierre Thomas 3 3 0
LT (1 rush, 1 yard)
Att Yds TD
Pierre Thomas 1 1 0
LG (2 rushes, 14 yards)
Att Yds TD
Pierre Thomas 2 14 0
MD (1 rush, 7 yards)
Att Yds TD
Pierre Thomas 1 7 0
RG (3 rushes, 2 yards)
Att Yds TD
Chris Ivory 2 0 0
Pierre Thomas 1 2 0
RT (3 rushes, 3 yards)
Att Yds TD
Chris Ivory 3 3 0
RE (3 rushes, 13 yards)
Att Yds TD
Chris Ivory 2 10 0
Pierre Thomas 1 3 0

Atlanta Falcons Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 ATL 21 3 1:56 5 Punt View Drive »
2 1 11:42 ATL 20 9 4:49 80 Touchdown View Drive »
3 1 6:30 NOR 49 3 0:58 -1 Punt View Drive »
4 1 3:31 ATL 16 6 3:38 28 Punt View Drive »
5 2 11:42 ATL 28 19 10:39 72 Touchdown View Drive »
6 3 8:47 ATL 32 11 5:04 63 Field Goal View Drive »
7 3 0:04 ATL 20 9 5:44 80 Touchdown View Drive »
8 4 7:55 ATL 20 8 4:23 43 Downs View Drive »
9 4 0:04 ATL 33 1 0:04 -1 End of Half View Drive »
10 5 15:00 ATL 39 3 1:33 -6 Punt View Drive »
11 5 8:57 ATL 20 12 7:02 52 Field Goal View Drive »

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 13:04 ATL 6 3 1:22 6 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 6:53 NOR 35 1 0:23 0 Interception View Drive »
3 1 5:32 NOR 14 4 2:01 86 Touchdown View Drive »
4 2 14:53 NOR 21 6 3:11 54 Interception View Drive »
5 2 1:03 NOR 20 4 1:03 34 End of Half View Drive »
6 3 15:00 NOR 26 10 6:13 42 Fumble View Drive »
7 3 3:43 NOR 14 3 1:11 6 Punt View Drive »
8 3 2:32 ATL 42 5 2:28 42 Touchdown View Drive »
9 4 9:20 NOR 20 4 1:25 23 Punt View Drive »
10 4 3:32 NOR 37 11 3:28 48 Field Goal View Drive »
11 5 13:27 NOR 32 7 4:30 57 Missed FG View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail ATL NOR EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 75 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 26 yards (tackle by Jimmy Graham) 0 0 0 0.34 0.0
1 14:55 1 10 ATL 21 Matt Ryan right end for 2 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 0 0 0.34 0.07 58.6
1 14:15 2 8 ATL 23 Michael Turner left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Remi Ayodele and Will Smith) 0 0 0.07 -0.23 59.4
1 13:30 3 5 ATL 26 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep right intended for Harry Douglas (defended by Patrick Robinson). ATL challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld. 0 0 -0.23 -1.63 63.4
1 13:23 4 5 ATL 26 Michael Koenen punts 52 yards, returned by Lance Moore for 72 yards (tackle by Shann Schillinger) 0 0 -1.63 -5.83 74.5
1 13:04 1 6 ATL 6 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 0 0 5.83 5.15 72.8
1 12:29 2 5 ATL 5 Pierre Thomas right end for 3 yards (tackle by William Moore and Christopher Owens) 0 0 5.15 4.95 72.4
1 11:46 3 2 ATL 2 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jeremy Shockey for 2 yards, touchdown 0 6 4.95 7 75.0
1 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 76 yards, touchback 0 7 0 0.28 0.0
1 11:42 1 10 ATL 20 Michael Turner right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Alex Brown and Tracy Porter) 0 7 0.28 0.14 77.1
1 11:03 2 7 ATL 23 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Jason Snelling 0 7 0.14 -0.56 78.7
1 10:56 3 7 ATL 23 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Tony Gonzalez for 14 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 0 7 -0.56 1.4 74.1
1 10:17 1 10 ATL 37 Michael Turner left end for 8 yards (tackle by Remi Ayodele) 0 7 1.4 1.94 72.8
1 9:41 2 2 ATL 45 Michael Turner left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar and Tracy Porter) 0 7 1.94 2.26 72.0
1 9:06 1 10 50 Matt Ryan pass complete deep middle to Tony Gonzalez for 34 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 0 7 2.26 4.51 65.8
1 8:24 1 10 NOR 16 Michael Turner left end for no gain (tackle by Alex Brown and Scott Shanle) 0 7 4.51 3.9 67.5
1 7:42 2 10 NOR 16 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Michael Turner for 3 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer and Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 0 7 3.9 3.54 68.6
1 6:58 3 7 NOR 13 Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Tony Gonzalez for 13 yards, touchdown 6 7 3.54 7 61.3
1 Matt Bryant kicks extra point good 7 7 0 0 0.0
1 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 74 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 39 yards (tackle by Michael Koenen) 7 7 0 1.27 0.0
1 6:47 1 10 NOR 35 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for Devery Henderson is intercepted by Brent Grimes at ATL-15 and returned for 36 yards (tackle by Jon Stinchcomb) 7 7 1.27 -2.32 50.9
1 6:30 1 10 NOR 49 Michael Turner left end for -1 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 7 7 2.32 1.65 53.0
1 5:50 2 11 50 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Roddy White (defended by Jabari Greer) 7 7 1.65 0.96 55.1
1 5:44 3 11 50 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep right intended for Harry Douglas 7 7 0.96 -0.06 58.3
1 5:39 4 11 50 Michael Koenen punts 36 yards, fair catch by Lance Moore 7 7 -0.06 0.28 57.2
1 5:32 1 10 NOR 14 Chris Ivory right end for 9 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 7 7 -0.28 0.55 59.8
1 5:01 2 1 NOR 23 Chris Ivory right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by William Moore) 7 7 0.55 0.61 60.0
1 4:24 1 10 NOR 25 Pierre Thomas left end for -5 yards (tackle by Dunta Robinson) 7 7 0.61 -0.61 56.1
1 3:42 2 15 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Lance Moore for 80 yards, touchdown 7 13 -0.61 7 75.7
1 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 7 14 0 0 0.0
1 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 69 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 15 yards (tackle by Courtney Roby) 7 14 0 -0.14 0.0
1 3:27 1 10 ATL 16 Michael Turner left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Jeff Charleston) 7 14 -0.14 -0.51 79.4
1 2:47 2 9 ATL 17 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short middle intended for Michael Turner 7 14 -0.51 -1.2 81.1
1 2:42 3 9 ATL 17 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Ovie Mughelli for 18 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Jabari Greer) 7 14 -1.2 1.27 75.1
1 1:59 1 10 ATL 35 Jason Snelling right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Will Smith and Sedrick Ellis) 7 14 1.27 0.99 75.9
1 1:18 2 8 ATL 37 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Harry Douglas for 1 yard (tackle by Leigh Torrence) 7 14 0.99 0.43 77.4
1 0:44 3 7 ATL 38 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Tony Gonzalez for 10 yards (tackle by Roman Harper). Penalty on Sam Baker: Illegal Shift, 5 yards (no play) 7 14 0.43 -0.23 79.1
1 0:14 3 12 ATL 33 Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Roddy White for 11 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 7 14 -0.23 -0.46 79.7
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail ATL NOR EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 4 1 ATL 44 Michael Koenen punts 35 yards, fair catch by Lance Moore 7 14 -0.46 -0.34 79.5
2 14:53 1 10 NOR 21 Drew Brees pass complete short right to David Thomas for 14 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 7 14 0.34 1.27 81.7
2 14:11 1 10 NOR 35 Pierre Thomas left end for 2 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Corey Peters) 7 14 1.27 0.99 81.1
2 13:28 2 8 NOR 37 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Jeremy Shockey for 31 yards (tackle by William Moore). Penalty on William Moore: Defensive Pass Interference (Declined) 7 14 0.99 3.45 86.5
2 13:02 1 10 ATL 32 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for 3 yards (tackle by Sean Weatherspoon and Jonathan Babineaux) 7 14 3.45 3.31 86.3
2 12:25 2 7 ATL 29 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 4 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes and Thomas DeCoud) 7 14 3.31 3.14 86.1
2 11:50 3 3 ATL 25 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Jimmy Graham is intercepted by Thomas DeCoud at ATL-28 7 14 3.14 -0.81 76.9
2 11:42 1 10 ATL 28 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Michael Turner for 8 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 7 14 0.81 1.34 75.5
2 11:02 2 2 ATL 36 Michael Turner right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Jimmy Wilkerson) 7 14 1.34 0.76 77.2
2 10:31 3 1 ATL 37 Matt Ryan up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Alex Brown and Roman Harper) 7 14 0.76 1.53 75.1
2 9:51 1 10 ATL 39 Matt Ryan for 3 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 7 14 1.53 1.39 75.6
2 9:18 2 7 ATL 42 Michael Turner right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Sedrick Ellis and Jonathan Vilma) 7 14 1.39 1.09 76.5
2 8:35 3 4 ATL 45 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Tony Gonzalez for 9 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 7 14 1.09 2.52 72.4
2 7:52 1 10 NOR 46 Jason Snelling left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson and Scott Shanle) 7 14 2.52 2.65 72.0
2 7:10 2 5 NOR 41 Jason Snelling right tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 7 14 2.65 3.31 70.0
2 6:33 1 10 NOR 34 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Harry Douglas 7 14 3.31 2.77 71.8
2 6:24 2 10 NOR 34 Michael Turner left end for 3 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer and Scott Shanle) 7 14 2.77 2.48 72.7
2 5:40 3 7 NOR 31 Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Roddy White for 5 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 7 14 2.48 1.86 74.8
2 4:58 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 7 14 0 0
2 4:58 4 2 NOR 26 Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Roddy White for 7 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 7 14 1.86 4.31 66.7
2 4:25 1 10 NOR 19 Michael Turner right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Pierson Prioleau) 7 14 4.31 4.18 67.2
2 3:45 2 7 NOR 16 Michael Turner left guard for 6 yards (tackle by Remi Ayodele) 7 14 4.18 4.69 65.4
2 3:07 3 1 NOR 10 Michael Turner left tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Alex Brown) 7 14 4.69 2.82 72.0
2 2:24 4 2 NOR 11 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Tony Gonzalez for 9 yards (tackle by Pierson Prioleau) 7 14 2.82 6.74 57.5
2 2:00 1 2 NOR 2 Michael Turner left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Marvin Mitchell and Scott Shanle) 7 14 6.74 5.91 60.8
2 1:54 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 7 14 0 0
2 1:54 2 1 NOR 1 Michael Turner right end for no gain (tackle by Remi Ayodele). Penalty on Remi Ayodele: Horse Collar Tackle (no play) 7 14 5.91 6.97 56.6
2 1:51 1 1 NOR 1 Michael Turner left guard for no gain (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Jeff Charleston) 7 14 6.97 5.91 60.8
2 1:06 Timeout #2 by Atlanta Falcons 7 14 0 0
2 1:06 2 1 NOR 1 Michael Turner left tackle for 1 yard, touchdown 13 14 5.91 7 60.4
2 Matt Bryant kicks extra point good 14 14 0 0 0.0
2 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 78 yards, touchback 14 14 0 0.28 0.0
2 1:03 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jeremy Shockey for 11 yards (tackle by Sean Weatherspoon) 14 14 0.28 1 60.4
2 0:44 1 10 NOR 31 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Pierre Thomas for 10 yards (tackle by Sean Weatherspoon and Christopher Owens) 14 14 1 1.66 63.0
2 0:22 1 10 NOR 41 Drew Brees pass complete short right to David Thomas for 8 yards (tackle by Sean Weatherspoon and Christopher Owens) 14 14 1.66 2.2 65.1
2 0:16 2 2 NOR 49 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Robert Meachem for 5 yards (tackle by Sean Weatherspoon) 14 14 2.2 2.52 56.3
End of Half14142.520
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail ATL NOR EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 68 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 24 yards (tackle by Eric Weems) 14 14 0 0.67 0.0
3 14:54 1 10 NOR 26 Penalty on Jermon Bushrod: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 14 14 0.67 0.34 57.7
3 14:54 1 15 NOR 21 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 9 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 14 14 0.34 0.67 59.0
3 14:22 2 6 NOR 30 Chris Ivory right end for 1 yard (tackle by Sean Weatherspoon) 14 14 0.67 0.1 56.6
3 13:35 3 5 NOR 31 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Lance Moore for 13 yards (tackle by Christopher Owens) 14 14 0.1 1.86 63.8
3 12:58 1 10 NOR 44 Pierre Thomas left guard for 2 yards (tackle by John Abraham and Curtis Lofton) 14 14 1.86 1.59 62.7
3 12:17 2 8 NOR 46 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jeremy Shockey for 7 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Brent Grimes) 14 14 1.59 1.82 63.7
3 11:34 3 1 ATL 47 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 6 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson) 14 14 1.82 2.85 67.9
3 10:56 1 10 ATL 41 Drew Brees sacked by John Abraham for -8 yards 14 14 2.85 1.23 61.2
3 10:24 2 18 ATL 49 Drew Brees pass complete short right to David Thomas for 2 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 14 14 1.23 0.83 59.5
3 9:45 3 16 ATL 47 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 15 yards (tackle by Christopher Owens) 14 14 0.83 1.31 61.6
3 8:53 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 14 14 0 0
3 8:53 4 1 ATL 32 Chris Ivory right guard for no gain (tackle by Mike Peterson). Chris Ivory fumbles (forced by Mike Peterson), recovered by Chauncey Davis at ATL-32 14 14 1.31 -1.07 50.6
3 8:47 1 10 ATL 32 Matt Ryan sacked by Sedrick Ellis for -4 yards 14 14 1.07 -0.01 55.6
3 8:09 2 14 ATL 28 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Tony Gonzalez for 6 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 14 14 -0.01 0.1 55.0
3 7:34 3 8 ATL 34 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Tony Gonzalez for 14 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 14 14 0.1 2.13 45.2
3 6:56 1 10 ATL 48 Michael Turner right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Jimmy Wilkerson) 14 14 2.13 1.72 47.0
3 6:19 2 9 ATL 49 Michael Turner right tackle for 32 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins and Patrick Robinson) 14 14 1.72 4.31 34.3
3 5:45 1 10 NOR 19 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Ovie Mughelli (defended by Roman Harper) 14 14 4.31 3.75 36.6
3 5:40 2 10 NOR 19 Jason Snelling right guard for 17 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins). Jason Snelling fumbles (forced by Malcolm Jenkins), recovered by Patrick Robinson at NOR-2 (tackle by Harry Douglas). ATL challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was overturned. Jason Snelling right guard for 17 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 14 14 3.75 6.74 23.5
3 5:18 1 2 NOR 2 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Tony Gonzalez 14 14 6.74 5.72 27.4
3 5:14 2 2 NOR 2 Michael Turner left guard for -1 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Marvin Mitchell) 14 14 5.72 4.72 31.8
3 4:34 3 3 NOR 3 Michael Turner right end for -2 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell) 14 14 4.72 3.01 39.6
3 3:47 4 5 NOR 5 Matt Bryant 23 yard field goal good 17 14 3.01 3 39.2
3 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 74 yards, returned by Courtney Roby for 18 yards (tackle by Shann Schillinger) 17 14 0 -0.28 0.0
3 3:38 1 10 NOR 14 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Marques Colston 17 14 -0.28 -0.75 35.4
3 3:32 2 10 NOR 14 Pierre Thomas left end for 6 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud and Jonathan Babineaux) 17 14 -0.75 -0.68 35.7
3 2:47 3 4 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Devery Henderson 17 14 -0.68 -2.03 28.6
3 2:42 4 4 NOR 20 Thomas Morstead punts 39 yards. NOR challenged the kick touched ruling, and the play was overturned. Thomas Morstead punts 41 yards, muffed catch by Thomas DeCoud, recovered by Jason Kyle and returned for no gain 17 14 -2.03 2.79 53.7
3 2:32 1 10 ATL 42 Pierre Thomas left guard for 12 yards (tackle by Corey Peters and Jonathan Babineaux) 17 14 2.79 3.58 57.9
3 1:47 1 10 ATL 30 Pierre Thomas right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Corey Peters) 17 14 3.58 3.3 56.3
3 1:23 2 8 ATL 28 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 6 yards (tackle by Dunta Robinson) 17 14 3.3 3.4 56.9
3 0:44 3 2 ATL 22 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 6 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 17 14 3.4 4.51 63.0
3 0:12 1 10 ATL 16 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 16 yards, touchdown 17 20 4.51 7 71.0
3 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 17 21 0 0 0.0
3 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 77 yards, touchback 17 21 0 0.28 0.0
3 0:04 1 10 ATL 20 Michael Turner left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 17 21 0.28 0.14 75.3
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail ATL NOR EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 2 7 ATL 23 Matt Ryan pass complete deep middle to Harry Douglas for 17 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson). Penalty on Harvey Dahl: Illegal Use of Hands, 10 yards (no play) 17 21 0.14 -1.28 81.4
4 14:34 2 17 ATL 13 Matt Ryan up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 17 21 -1.28 -0.96 80.4
4 13:53 3 10 ATL 20 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Tony Gonzalez for 11 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Scott Shanle) 17 21 -0.96 1 71.5
4 13:09 1 10 ATL 31 Jason Snelling right guard for -1 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar and Jonathan Vilma) 17 21 1 0.32 75.4
4 12:27 2 11 ATL 30 Penalty on Sam Baker: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 17 21 0.32 -0.35 79.1
4 12:09 2 16 ATL 25 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep right intended for Tony Gonzalez. Penalty on Roman Harper: Defensive Pass Interference, 25 yards (no play) 17 21 -0.35 2.26 65.0
4 12:04 1 10 50 Michael Turner left guard for no gain (tackle by Alex Brown) 17 21 2.26 1.71 68.4
4 11:23 2 10 50 Matt Ryan pass complete deep left to Roddy White for 24 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 17 21 1.71 3.84 54.9
4 10:44 1 10 NOR 26 Jason Snelling right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Scott Shanle) 17 21 3.84 3.43 57.7
4 10:03 2 9 NOR 25 Jason Snelling right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Sedrick Ellis) 17 21 3.43 3.14 59.7
4 9:25 3 6 NOR 22 Matt Ryan pass complete deep right to Roddy White for 22 yards, touchdown 23 21 3.14 7 38.8
4 NOR 2 Matt Bryant kicks extra point good 24 21 0 0 0.0
4 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 76 yards, touchback 24 21 0 0.28 0.0
4 9:20 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 20 yards (tackle by Dunta Robinson) 24 21 0.28 1.6 43.0
4 8:51 1 10 NOR 40 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Devery Henderson (defended by Dunta Robinson) 24 21 1.6 1.05 38.6
4 8:40 2 10 NOR 40 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Robert Meachem (defended by Christopher Owens) 24 21 1.05 0.37 33.4
4 8:37 3 10 NOR 40 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Marques Colston (defended by Brent Grimes). Penalty on Peria Jerry: Defensive Offside, 5 yards (no play) 24 21 0.37 1.03 38.2
4 8:31 3 5 NOR 45 Drew Brees sacked by Jonathan Babineaux for -2 yards 24 21 1.03 -0.52 27.2
4 8:21 4 7 NOR 43 Thomas Morstead punts 57 yards, touchback 24 21 -0.52 -0.28 28.5
4 7:55 1 10 ATL 20 Michael Turner right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar and Roman Harper) 24 21 0.28 0.27 27.9
4 7:19 2 6 ATL 24 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Ovie Mughelli for 11 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 24 21 0.27 1.27 20.4
4 6:33 1 10 ATL 35 Michael Turner left guard for 7 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 24 21 1.27 1.67 16.6
4 5:50 2 3 ATL 42 Michael Turner right tackle for 17 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Malcolm Jenkins) 24 21 1.67 2.85 9.4
4 5:07 1 10 NOR 41 Jason Snelling left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson and Malcolm Jenkins) 24 21 2.85 2.85 7.9
4 4:22 2 6 NOR 37 Jason Snelling left guard for no gain (tackle by Jimmy Wilkerson) 24 21 2.85 2.15 8.9
4 3:42 3 6 NOR 37 Matt Ryan pass incomplete 24 21 2.15 0.79 14.3
4 3:36 4 6 NOR 37 Matt Ryan pass incomplete (defended by Alex Brown) 24 21 0.79 -1.4 33.5
4 3:32 1 10 NOR 37 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jeremy Shockey for 8 yards (tackle by William Moore) 24 21 1.4 1.94 39.5
4 2:57 2 2 NOR 45 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 9 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 24 21 1.94 2.52 45.6
4 2:30 1 10 ATL 46 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for 1 yard (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 24 21 2.52 2.11 39.2
4 2:00 2 9 ATL 45 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jeremy Shockey for 8 yards (tackle by Christopher Owens and Curtis Lofton) 24 21 2.11 2.48 43.3
4 1:24 3 1 ATL 37 Chris Ivory right tackle for no gain (tackle by Sean Weatherspoon) 24 21 2.48 0.79 15.6
4 0:46 4 1 ATL 37 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jeremy Shockey for 6 yards (tackle by William Moore) 24 21 0.79 3.51 63.4
4 0:36 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 24 21 0 0
4 0:36 1 10 ATL 31 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Pierre Thomas for 9 yards (tackle by Kroy Biermann) 24 21 3.51 4.18 80.0
4 0:18 2 1 ATL 22 Drew Brees spiked the ball 24 21 4.18 3.47 67.2
4 0:17 3 1 ATL 22 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 24 21 3.47 4.58 93.5
4 0:12 Timeout #3 by New Orleans Saints 24 21 0 0
4 0:12 1 10 ATL 15 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Lance Moore 24 21 4.58 3.95 84.7
4 0:09 2 10 ATL 15 Garrett Hartley 32 yard field goal good 24 24 3.95 3 50.3
4 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 43 yards, returned by Ovie Mughelli for 6 yards 24 24 0 1.14 0.0
4 0:02 1 10 ATL 33 Matt Ryan kneels for -1 yards 24 24 1.14 0.46 50.1
End of Regulation24240.460
Overtime
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail ATL NOR EPB EPA Win%
OT NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 66 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 35 yards (tackle by Anthony Hargrove) 24 24 0 1.53 0.0
OT 14:53 1 10 ATL 39 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep left intended for Harry Douglas 24 24 1.53 0.99 48.5
OT 14:47 2 10 ATL 39 Michael Turner right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Scott Shanle) 24 24 0.99 0.7 50.2
OT 14:06 3 7 ATL 42 Matt Ryan sacked by Will Smith for -9 yards 24 24 0.7 -1.18 61.3
OT 13:35 4 16 ATL 33 Michael Koenen punts 35 yards, fair catch by Lance Moore 24 24 -1.18 -1.07 60.7
OT 13:27 1 10 NOR 32 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for 23 yards (tackle by John Abraham) 24 24 1.07 2.59 69.5
OT 12:37 1 10 ATL 45 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jeremy Shockey for 5 yards (tackle by William Moore) 24 24 2.59 2.72 70.6
OT 11:55 2 5 ATL 40 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 14 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 24 24 2.72 3.84 77.0
OT 11:10 1 10 ATL 26 Chris Ivory right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Mike Peterson) 24 24 3.84 3.43 75.3
OT 10:30 2 9 ATL 25 Chris Ivory right guard for no gain (tackle by Jamaal Anderson) 24 24 3.43 2.74 71.8
OT 9:48 3 9 ATL 25 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 14 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Thomas DeCoud) 24 24 2.74 4.84 83.6
OT 9:02 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 24 24 0 0
OT 9:02 Timeout #1 by Atlanta Falcons 24 24 0 0
OT 9:02 1 10 ATL 11 Garrett Hartley 29 yard field goal no good 24 24 4.84 -0.28 51.3
OT 8:57 1 10 ATL 20 Michael Turner left tackle for 8 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson). Penalty on Roddy White: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 24 24 0.28 -0.76 59.1
OT 8:36 1 20 ATL 10 Matt Ryan left tackle for 13 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 24 24 -0.76 0.14 52.3
OT 7:51 2 7 ATL 23 Michael Turner right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Will Smith and Remi Ayodele) 24 24 0.14 -0.3 55.6
OT 7:11 3 5 ATL 25 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short left intended for Roddy White. Penalty on Jabari Greer: Defensive Pass Interference, 8 yards (no play) 24 24 -0.3 1.14 43.4
OT 7:07 1 10 ATL 33 Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Jason Snelling for 8 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar and Scott Shanle) 24 24 1.14 1.67 38.9
OT 6:25 2 2 ATL 41 Jason Snelling right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Remi Ayodele and Anthony Hargrove) 24 24 1.67 1.93 35.8
OT 5:46 1 10 ATL 45 Michael Turner left tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 24 24 1.93 2.33 31.3
OT 5:14 2 3 NOR 48 Michael Turner right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Jeff Charleston) 24 24 2.33 1.88 34.3
OT 4:45 Timeout #2 by Atlanta Falcons 24 24 0 0
OT 4:45 3 1 NOR 46 Michael Turner right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Alex Brown) 24 24 1.88 2.72 25.8
OT 4:06 1 10 NOR 43 Jason Snelling left tackle for 12 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 24 24 2.72 3.51 17.6
OT 3:25 1 10 NOR 31 Jason Snelling right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Will Smith and Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 24 24 3.51 3.1 18.4
OT 2:45 2 9 NOR 30 Jason Snelling left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Leigh Torrence and Jonathan Vilma) 24 24 3.1 2.94 16.9
OT 2:09 3 5 NOR 26 Jason Snelling right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 24 24 2.94 2.05 22.7
OT 2:00 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 24 24 0 0
OT 2:00 4 2 NOR 23 Penalty on Justin Blalock: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 24 24 2.05 1.59 27.6
OT 2:00 4 7 NOR 28 Matt Bryant 46 yard field goal good 27 24 1.59 3 12.4
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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).