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New Orleans Saints 17 at Atlanta Falcons 14

Monday, December 27, 2010
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New Orleans Saints (11-5-0)370717
Atlanta Falcons (13-3-0)070714

Game Info
Stadium Georgia Dome
Start Time (ET) 8:40pm
Roof dome
Surface fieldturf
Duration 3:07
Attendance 70,144
Vegas Line Atlanta Falcons -2.5
Over/Under 49.5 (under)
Officials
Referee Ed Hochuli
Umpire Chad Brown
Head Linesman Mark Hittner
Field Judge Craig Wrolstad
Back Judge Don Carey
Side Judge Ronald Torbert
Line Judge Thomas Symonette

Expected Points Summary

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

Scoring

Team Stats

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Defense & Returns

Kicking & Punting

Starting Lineups

Pass Targets

New Orleans Saints
Deep Left (1/2, 18 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Robert Meachem 1 1 18 0
Lance Moore 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (0/3, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 1 0 0 0
Robert Meachem 2 0 0 0
Deep Right (1/1, 25 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Robert Meachem 1 1 25 0
Short Left (17/21, 113 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 2 2 7 0
Marques Colston 1 0 0 0
Heath Evans 1 0 0
Jimmy Graham 3 3 20 0
Devery Henderson 2 1 11 0
Robert Meachem 5 5 31 0
Lance Moore 3 2 30 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 1 12 0
Pierre Thomas 3 3 2 0
Short Middle (5/5, 45 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 1 5 0
Marques Colston 2 2 21 0
Robert Meachem 1 1 14 0
Pierre Thomas 1 1 5 0
Short Right (11/15, 101 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 1 8 0
Marques Colston 1 0 0 0
Jimmy Graham 2 1 6 1
Devery Henderson 2 2 24 0
Robert Meachem 3 2 13 0
Lance Moore 3 2 18 0
Pierre Thomas 3 3 32 0
Atlanta Falcons
Deep Left (0/3, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Brian Finneran 1 0 0
Tony Gonzalez 1 0 0 0
Roddy White 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (1/4, 18 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Harry Douglas 2 0 0 0
Michael Jenkins 1 0 0 0
Roddy White 1 1 18 0
Deep Right (0/1, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Michael Jenkins 1 0 0 0
Short Left (4/5, 24 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Michael Jenkins 4 4 24 0
Jason Snelling 1 0 0 0
Short Middle (4/4, 51 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Michael Jenkins 1 1 16 0
Ovie Mughelli 1 1 9 0
Jason Snelling 1 1 19 0
Roddy White 1 1 7 1
Short Right (6/12, 55 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Harry Douglas 1 0 0 0
Tony Gonzalez 2 2 12 0
Michael Jenkins 2 0 0 0
Ovie Mughelli 2 1 11 0
Justin Peelle 1 1 10 0
Jason Snelling 1 1 4 0
Michael Turner 1 0 0
Roddy White 2 1 18 0

Rushing

New Orleans Saints
LE (4 rushes, 24 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Devery Henderson 1 9 0
Pierre Thomas 3 15 0
LT (0 rushes, 0 yards)LG (1 rush, 1 yard)
Player Att Yds TD
Pierre Thomas 1 1 0
MD (7 rushes, 16 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Pierre Thomas 7 16 1
RG (3 rushes, 3 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Pierre Thomas 3 3 0
RT (4 rushes, 20 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Julius Jones 1 2 0
Pierre Thomas 3 18 0
RE (3 rushes, 10 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Reggie Bush 1 0 0
Pierre Thomas 2 10 0
Atlanta Falcons
LE (0 rushes, 0 yards)LT (3 rushes, 5 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 3 5 0
LG (0 rushes, 0 yards)
MD (3 rushes, -4 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 3 -4 0
RG (2 rushes, 0 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 2 0 0
RT (3 rushes, 14 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 3 14 0
RE (7 rushes, 41 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Matt Ryan 1 7 0
Jason Snelling 1 1 0
Michael Turner 5 33 0

Pass Tackles

New Orleans Saints
Deep LeftDeep Middle
Player
Tracy Porter 1
Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
Atlanta Falcons
Deep Left
Player
Dunta Robinson 1
Deep MiddleDeep Right
Player
Brent Grimes 1
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 NOR 20 3 1:25 5 Punt View Drive »
2 1 12:39 NOR 39 4 2:05 16 Punt View Drive »
3 1 8:55 NOR 40 3 1:21 7 Punt View Drive »
4 1 5:21 NOR 29 8 4:19 37 Field Goal View Drive »
5 2 13:38 ATL 34 5 2:20 34 Touchdown View Drive »
6 2 7:28 NOR 18 3 1:34 5 Punt View Drive »
7 2 4:16 NOR 10 9 4:00 44 Punt View Drive »
8 3 10:51 NOR 2 6 3:26 20 Punt View Drive »
9 3 5:05 NOR 20 6 2:42 18 Punt View Drive »
10 3 0:29 NOR 10 3 1:15 23 Interception View Drive »
11 4 14:14 NOR 32 5 2:13 38 Interception View Drive »
12 4 10:35 NOR 10 13 7:11 90 Touchdown View Drive »
13 4 2:44 NOR 14 7 2:44 21 End of Game View Drive »

Atlanta Falcons Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 13:35 ATL 27 3 0:56 0 Punt View Drive »
2 1 10:34 ATL 5 3 1:39 3 Punt View Drive »
3 1 7:34 ATL 20 4 2:13 25 Punt View Drive »
4 1 1:02 ATL 20 5 2:24 14 Fumble View Drive »
5 2 11:18 ATL 22 8 3:50 78 Touchdown View Drive »
6 2 5:54 ATL 30 3 1:38 1 Punt View Drive »
7 2 0:16 ATL 16 1 0:16 -1 End of Half View Drive »
8 3 15:00 ATL 20 8 4:09 78 Fumble View Drive »
9 3 7:25 ATL 23 6 2:20 22 Punt View Drive »
10 3 2:23 ATL 24 3 1:54 8 Punt View Drive »
11 4 12:01 ATL 47 4 1:26 11 Punt View Drive »
12 4 3:24 ATL 19 4 0:40 24 Punt View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR ATL EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 70 yards, touchback 0 0 0 0.28 0.0
1 15:00 1 10 NOR 20 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson) 0 0 0.28 0 57.4
1 14:26 2 8 NOR 22 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Devery Henderson 0 0 0 -0.69 59.3
1 14:22 3 8 NOR 22 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jimmy Graham for 3 yards (tackle by Brian Williams and Curtis Lofton) 0 0 -0.69 -1.7 62.2
1 13:45 4 5 NOR 25 Thomas Morstead punts 50 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 2 yards (tackle by Patrick Robinson) 0 0 -1.7 -0.74 59.5
1 13:35 1 10 ATL 27 Michael Turner right guard for no gain (tackle by Alex Brown) 0 0 0.74 0.2 57.9
1 12:59 2 10 ATL 27 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Michael Jenkins (defended by Alex Brown) 0 0 0.2 -0.49 55.8
1 12:55 3 10 ATL 27 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Harry Douglas 0 0 -0.49 -1.57 52.5
1 12:50 4 10 ATL 27 Michael Koenen punts 43 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for 9 yards (tackle by Eric Weems) 0 0 -1.57 -1.53 52.7
1 12:39 1 10 NOR 39 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 14 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 0 0 1.53 2.46 49.8
1 12:03 1 10 ATL 47 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Jimmy Graham 0 0 2.46 1.91 51.4
1 11:59 2 10 ATL 47 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 2 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 0 0 1.91 1.49 52.7
1 11:21 3 8 ATL 45 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Robert Meachem for no gain 0 0 1.49 0.27 56.3
1 10:43 4 8 ATL 45 Thomas Morstead punts 40 yards 0 0 0.27 0.38 55.9
1 10:34 1 10 ATL 5 Michael Turner right tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 0 0 -0.38 -0.34 56.1
1 9:57 2 4 ATL 11 Michael Turner up the middle for -3 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 0 0 -0.34 -1.07 53.8
1 9:16 3 7 ATL 8 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep right intended for Michael Jenkins 0 0 -1.07 -2.49 49.3
1 9:08 4 7 ATL 8 Michael Koenen punts 52 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for no gain. Penalty on Matt Giordano: Running Into the Kicker (Declined) 0 0 -2.49 -1.6 52.0
1 8:55 1 10 NOR 40 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Jamaal Anderson) 0 0 1.6 1.19 53.3
1 8:18 2 9 NOR 41 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Robert Meachem for 6 yards 0 0 1.19 1.29 52.9
1 7:49 3 3 NOR 47 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for Marques Colston (defended by William Moore) 0 0 1.29 -0.26 57.7
1 7:42 4 3 NOR 47 Thomas Morstead punts 53 yards, touchback 0 0 -0.26 -0.28 57.8
1 7:34 1 10 ATL 20 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Roddy White for 18 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 0 0 0.28 1.47 61.4
1 7:08 1 10 ATL 38 Matt Ryan pass complete deep right to Roddy White for 29 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper). Penalty on Roddy White: Offensive Pass Interference (Offsetting), Penalty on Jabari Greer: Defensive Pass Interference (Offsetting) (no play) 0 0 1.47 1.47 61.4
1 6:49 1 10 ATL 38 Michael Turner left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Will Smith and Sedrick Ellis) 0 0 1.47 1.19 60.6
1 6:10 2 8 ATL 40 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Michael Jenkins for 5 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 0 0 1.19 1.16 60.4
1 5:34 3 3 ATL 45 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep left intended for Brian Finneran 0 0 1.16 -0.39 55.5
1 5:29 4 3 ATL 45 Michael Koenen punts 26 yards 0 0 -0.39 -0.87 54.0
1 5:21 1 10 NOR 29 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Reggie Bush for 8 yards (tackle by William Moore) 0 0 0.87 1.41 52.2
1 5:02 2 2 NOR 37 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Robert Meachem for 8 yards (tackle by Dunta Robinson) 0 0 1.41 1.93 50.5
1 4:30 1 10 NOR 45 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Corey Peters) 0 0 1.93 1.52 51.8
1 3:54 2 9 NOR 46 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 16 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 0 0 1.52 3.05 46.7
1 3:13 1 10 ATL 38 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for 1 yard (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 0 0 3.05 2.64 47.9
1 2:33 2 9 ATL 37 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for no gain 0 0 2.64 1.95 50.1
1 1:51 3 9 ATL 37 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 3 yards (tackle by Kroy Biermann) 0 0 1.95 1.07 53.0
1 1:06 4 6 ATL 34 Garrett Hartley 52 yard field goal good 3 0 1.07 3 46.4
1 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 70 yards, touchback 3 0 0 0.28 0.0
1 1:02 1 10 ATL 20 Michael Turner right end for -2 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Will Smith) 3 0 0.28 -0.63 44.2
1 0:20 2 12 ATL 18 Matt Ryan pass complete deep middle to Roddy White for 18 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 3 0 -0.63 1.33 50.7
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR ATL EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 1 10 ATL 36 Michael Turner right end for 1 yard (tackle by Jimmy Wilkerson) 3 0 1.33 0.93 49.3
2 14:24 2 9 ATL 37 Michael Turner right end for 1 yard (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 3 0 0.93 0.37 47.3
2 13:43 3 8 ATL 38 Matt Ryan for no gain. Matt Ryan fumbles, recovered by Jonathan Vilma at ATL-34 (tackle by Jason Snelling) 3 0 0.37 -3.31 34.8
2 13:38 1 10 ATL 34 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Pierre Thomas for 5 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 3 0 3.31 3.45 34.3
2 12:59 2 5 ATL 29 Pierre Thomas left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Mike Peterson) 3 0 3.45 2.87 36.0
2 12:21 3 4 ATL 28 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jimmy Graham for 10 yards (tackle by Dunta Robinson) 3 0 2.87 4.37 31.0
2 11:48 1 10 ATL 18 Pierre Thomas left end for 16 yards (tackle by William Moore) 3 0 4.37 6.74 23.8
2 11:19 1 2 ATL 2 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 2 yards, touchdown 9 0 6.74 7 25.7
2 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 10 0 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 66 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 18 yards (tackle by Ramon Humber) 10 0 0 0.41 0.0
2 11:13 1 10 ATL 22 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Tony Gonzalez for 7 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 10 0 0.41 0.81 25.2
2 10:38 2 3 ATL 29 Michael Turner right end for 27 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 10 0 0.81 2.65 30.5
2 10:13 1 10 NOR 44 Michael Turner left tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 10 0 2.65 1.98 28.2
2 9:34 2 11 NOR 45 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep middle intended for Michael Jenkins 10 0 1.98 1.29 25.9
2 9:28 3 11 NOR 45 Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Jason Snelling for 19 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 10 0 1.29 3.84 34.0
2 8:45 1 10 NOR 26 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep right intended for Roddy White. Penalty on Anthony Hargrove: Illegal Use of Hands, 5 yards (no play) 10 0 3.84 4.17 34.8
2 8:39 1 10 NOR 21 Matt Ryan right end for 7 yards. Penalty on Jo-Lonn Dunbar: Unnecessary Roughness, 7 yards 10 0 4.17 5.6 39.8
2 8:16 1 7 NOR 7 Michael Turner up the middle for no gain (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar) 10 0 5.6 4.76 36.7
2 7:37 2 7 NOR 7 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short middle intended for Jason Snelling. Penalty on Sam Baker: Offensive Holding (Offsetting), Penalty on Will Smith: Roughing the Passer (Offsetting) (no play) 10 0 4.76 4.76 36.5
2 7:31 2 7 NOR 7 Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Roddy White for 7 yards, touchdown 10 6 4.76 7 40.9
2 Matt Bryant kicks extra point good 10 7 0 0 0.0
2 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 66 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 14 yards (tackle by Erik Coleman) 10 7 0 0.04 0.0
2 7:23 1 10 NOR 18 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 4 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 10 7 0.04 0.14 44.1
2 6:55 2 6 NOR 22 Pierre Thomas right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Jamaal Anderson) 10 7 0.14 -0.53 46.5
2 6:13 3 5 NOR 23 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for Robert Meachem 10 7 -0.53 -1.83 51.3
2 6:07 4 5 NOR 23 Thomas Morstead punts 47 yards 10 7 -1.83 -0.94 47.9
2 5:54 1 10 ATL 30 Michael Turner for no gain (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 10 7 0.94 0.39 45.7
2 5:29 2 10 ATL 30 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Michael Jenkins (defended by Jabari Greer) 10 7 0.39 -0.3 43.0
2 5:24 3 10 ATL 30 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Michael Jenkins for 17 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer and Darren Sharper). Penalty on Michael Jenkins: Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 10 7 -0.3 -1.62 38.1
2 5:01 3 20 ATL 20 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Ovie Mughelli for 11 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 10 7 -1.62 -1.31 39.1
2 4:28 4 9 ATL 31 Michael Koenen punts 50 yards, returned by Reggie Bush for 9 yards (tackle by Ovie Mughelli). Penalty on Jeff Charleston: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards 10 7 -1.31 0.38 45.4
2 4:16 1 10 NOR 10 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Robert Meachem for 14 yards (tackle by Dunta Robinson) 10 7 -0.38 0.54 41.8
2 3:40 1 10 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for 1 yard (tackle by Stephen Nicholas) 10 7 0.54 0.13 43.2
2 2:57 2 9 NOR 25 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Robert Meachem for 7 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 10 7 0.13 0.37 42.1
2 2:25 3 2 NOR 32 Penalty on Jermon Bushrod: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 10 7 0.37 -0.3 44.6
2 2:00 3 7 NOR 27 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Robert Meachem for 18 yards (tackle by Dunta Robinson) 10 7 -0.3 1.93 35.7
2 1:49 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 10 7 0 0
2 1:49 1 10 NOR 45 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Reggie Bush for 3 yards (tackle by Sean Weatherspoon) 10 7 1.93 1.79 36.2
2 1:25 2 7 NOR 48 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jeremy Shockey for 12 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton). Replay Assistant challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld. 10 7 1.79 2.92 31.8
2 0:50 1 10 ATL 40 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Lance Moore (defended by Thomas DeCoud) 10 7 2.92 2.37 33.6
2 0:43 2 10 ATL 40 Drew Brees sacked by John Abraham for -6 yards 10 7 2.37 0.89 39.3
2 0:37 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 10 7 0 0
2 0:37 3 16 ATL 46 Drew Brees pass incomplete 10 7 0.89 0.2 42.1
2 0:29 4 16 ATL 46 Thomas Morstead punts 30 yards 10 7 0.2 0.14 42.3
2 0:16 1 10 ATL 16 Matt Ryan kneels for -1 yards 10 7 -0.14 -0.78 42.8
End of Half107-0.780
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR ATL EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 70 yards, touchback 10 7 0 0.28 0.0
3 15:00 1 10 ATL 20 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Michael Turner 10 7 0.28 -0.27 41.6
3 14:55 2 10 ATL 20 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Tony Gonzalez for 5 yards (tackle by Jo-Lonn Dunbar and Jabari Greer) 10 7 -0.27 -0.3 41.5
3 14:13 3 5 ATL 25 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Michael Jenkins for 5 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 10 7 -0.3 0.94 46.4
3 13:38 1 10 ATL 30 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Michael Jenkins for -1 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter) 10 7 0.94 0.26 43.4
3 13:00 2 11 ATL 29 Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Michael Jenkins for 16 yards (tackle by Tracy Porter). Penalty on Will Smith: Defensive Offside (Declined) 10 7 0.26 1.93 50.4
3 12:27 1 10 ATL 45 Michael Turner left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 10 7 1.93 1.92 50.3
3 11:51 2 6 ATL 49 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short left intended for Michael Jenkins. Penalty on Tracy Porter: Defensive Pass Interference, 15 yards (no play) 10 7 1.92 3.18 55.7
3 11:47 1 10 NOR 36 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep left intended for Michael Jenkins. Penalty on Tracy Porter: Defensive Pass Interference, 35 yards (no play) 10 7 3.18 6.97 71.4
3 11:39 1 1 NOR 1 Michael Turner right guard for no gain (tackle by Remi Ayodele and Roman Harper) 10 7 6.97 5.91 67.3
3 11:05 2 1 NOR 1 Michael Turner up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by Jeff Charleston and Marvin Mitchell). Michael Turner fumbles (forced by Jeff Charleston), recovered by Marvin Mitchell at NOR-2 10 7 5.91 0.38 43.1
3 10:51 1 10 NOR 2 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Heath Evans 10 7 -0.38 -0.78 44.9
3 10:46 2 10 NOR 2 Pierre Thomas right guard for no gain (tackle by Mike Peterson) 10 7 -0.78 -1.42 47.7
3 10:06 3 10 NOR 2 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 12 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 10 7 -1.42 -0.28 42.4
3 9:33 1 10 NOR 14 Pierre Thomas up the middle for -1 yards (tackle by John Abraham) 10 7 -0.28 -0.85 44.8
3 8:53 2 11 NOR 13 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Marques Colston for 9 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 10 7 -0.85 -0.44 42.7
3 8:17 3 2 NOR 22 Reggie Bush right end for no gain (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Brian Williams) 10 7 -0.44 -1.9 49.4
3 7:39 4 2 NOR 22 Thomas Morstead punts 55 yards 10 7 -1.9 -0.48 42.5
3 7:25 1 10 ATL 23 Michael Turner right end for 6 yards (tackle by Jimmy Wilkerson) 10 7 0.48 0.74 43.6
3 6:45 2 4 ATL 29 Jason Snelling right end for 1 yard (tackle by Alex Brown) 10 7 0.74 0.17 40.6
3 6:12 3 3 ATL 30 Matt Ryan pass complete short left to Michael Jenkins for 15 yards (tackle by Darren Sharper) 10 7 0.17 1.93 49.1
3 5:33 1 10 ATL 45 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep left intended for Tony Gonzalez 10 7 1.93 1.38 46.1
3 5:26 2 10 ATL 45 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Roddy White 10 7 1.38 0.7 42.7
3 5:21 Timeout #1 by Atlanta Falcons 10 7 0 0
3 5:21 3 10 ATL 45 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep left intended for Roddy White 10 7 0.7 -0.39 37.3
3 5:13 4 10 ATL 45 Michael Koenen punts 55 yards, touchback 10 7 -0.39 -0.28 37.8
3 5:05 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Robert Meachem 10 7 0.28 -0.27 40.4
3 5:01 2 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Marques Colston 10 7 -0.27 -0.96 43.8
3 4:55 3 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Robert Meachem for 14 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 10 7 -0.96 1.2 33.2
3 4:10 1 10 NOR 34 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep middle intended for Robert Meachem (defended by Dunta Robinson) 10 7 1.2 0.66 35.4
3 4:02 2 10 NOR 34 Pierre Thomas right end for 4 yards (tackle by Sean Weatherspoon and Curtis Lofton) 10 7 0.66 0.5 36.1
3 3:16 3 6 NOR 38 Pierre Thomas left end for no gain (tackle by Curtis Lofton and Sean Weatherspoon) 10 7 0.5 -0.85 42.6
3 2:31 4 6 NOR 38 Thomas Morstead punts 42 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 4 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell) 10 7 -0.85 -0.54 40.6
3 2:23 1 10 ATL 24 Michael Turner right tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 10 7 0.54 0.94 42.7
3 1:45 2 3 ATL 31 Matt Ryan sacked by Will Smith for -8 yards 10 7 0.94 -0.82 33.1
3 1:17 3 11 ATL 23 Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Ovie Mughelli for 9 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell) 10 7 -0.82 -1.24 30.6
3 0:37 4 2 ATL 32 Michael Koenen punts 48 yards. Penalty on Leigh Torrence: Unnecessary Roughness, 10 yards 10 7 -1.24 0.38 38.7
3 0:29 1 10 NOR 10 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 13 yards (tackle by William Moore and Thomas DeCoud) 10 7 -0.38 0.48 34.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR ATL EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 1 10 NOR 23 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Devery Henderson for 10 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas) 10 7 0.48 1.14 30.1
4 14:22 1 10 NOR 33 Drew Brees pass incomplete is intercepted by Chauncey Davis at NOR-26 and returned for 26 yards, touchdown 10 13 1.14 -7 70.7
4 Matt Bryant kicks extra point good 10 14 0 0 0.0
4 ATL 30 Michael Koenen kicks off 67 yards, returned by Pierre Thomas for 29 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 10 14 0 1.07 0.0
4 14:08 1 10 NOR 32 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Robert Meachem for 25 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 10 14 1.07 2.72 61.2
4 13:31 1 10 ATL 43 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Devery Henderson for 11 yards (tackle by John Abraham) 10 14 2.72 3.45 56.9
4 12:55 1 10 ATL 32 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Sean Weatherspoon and Thomas DeCoud) 10 14 3.45 3.85 54.4
4 12:17 2 3 ATL 25 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Lance Moore 10 14 3.85 3.14 58.9
4 12:05 3 3 ATL 25 Penalty on Jermon Bushrod: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 10 14 3.14 2.48 63.1
4 12:05 3 8 ATL 30 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Lance Moore is intercepted by John Abraham at ATL-41 and returned for 6 yards (tackle by Drew Brees) 10 14 2.48 -2.06 86.1
4 12:01 1 10 ATL 47 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Justin Peelle for 10 yards (tackle by Jabari Greer) 10 14 2.06 2.72 88.4
4 11:32 1 10 NOR 43 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Ovie Mughelli 10 14 2.72 2.18 87.0
4 11:27 2 10 NOR 43 Michael Turner right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 10 14 2.18 1.62 84.9
4 10:46 3 9 NOR 42 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep middle intended for Harry Douglas (defended by Malcolm Jenkins) 10 14 1.62 0.46 80.5
4 10:41 4 9 NOR 42 Michael Koenen punts 32 yards, fair catch by Lance Moore 10 14 0.46 0.38 80.1
4 10:35 1 10 NOR 10 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Marques Colston 10 14 -0.38 -0.78 82.1
4 10:30 2 10 NOR 10 Pierre Thomas left end for -1 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 10 14 -0.78 -1.54 85.5
4 9:46 3 11 NOR 9 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 18 yards (tackle by Dunta Robinson) 10 14 -1.54 0.74 74.9
4 9:11 1 10 NOR 27 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 12 yards (tackle by Dunta Robinson) 10 14 0.74 1.53 70.5
4 8:31 1 10 NOR 39 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Robert Meachem for 6 yards (tackle by Brent Grimes) 10 14 1.53 1.8 69.2
4 8:02 2 4 NOR 45 Devery Henderson left end for 9 yards (tackle by William Moore and Mike Peterson) 10 14 1.8 2.52 64.3
4 7:26 1 10 ATL 46 Pierre Thomas right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Curtis Lofton) 10 14 2.52 2.25 66.7
4 6:47 2 8 ATL 44 Pierre Thomas right end for 6 yards (tackle by Corey Peters) 10 14 2.25 2.35 66.4
4 6:10 3 2 ATL 38 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Robert Meachem for 3 yards (tackle by Dunta Robinson) 10 14 2.35 3.25 59.2
4 5:30 1 10 ATL 35 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 22 yards (tackle by Stephen Nicholas and Thomas DeCoud) 10 14 3.25 4.71 45.3
4 4:44 1 10 ATL 13 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Reggie Bush for 5 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 10 14 4.71 4.96 42.1
4 4:05 2 5 ATL 8 Julius Jones right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Kroy Biermann) 10 14 4.96 4.56 45.6
4 3:28 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 10 14 0 0
4 3:28 3 3 ATL 6 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jimmy Graham for 6 yards, touchdown 16 14 4.56 7 28.5
4 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 17 14 0 0 0.0
4 NOR 30 Thomas Morstead kicks off 59 yards, returned by Eric Weems for 8 yards (tackle by Malcolm Jenkins) 17 14 0 0.15 0.0
4 3:19 1 10 ATL 19 Matt Ryan for 20 yards (tackle by Alex Brown) 17 14 0.15 1.53 33.9
4 3:11 1 10 ATL 39 Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Jason Snelling for 4 yards 17 14 1.53 1.53 33.5
4 3:04 2 6 ATL 43 Matt Ryan pass incomplete short left intended for Jason Snelling 17 14 1.53 0.83 25.4
4 2:57 3 6 ATL 43 Matt Ryan pass incomplete deep middle intended for Harry Douglas 17 14 0.83 -0.52 13.1
4 2:52 4 6 ATL 43 Michael Koenen punts 43 yards, fair catch by Lance Moore 17 14 -0.52 0.28 19.2
4 2:44 1 10 NOR 14 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jimmy Graham for 7 yards (tackle by William Moore). Jimmy Graham fumbles (forced by William Moore), recovered by Curtis Lofton at NOR-21 (tackle by Pierre Thomas). NOR challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was overturned. Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jimmy Graham for 7 yards (tackle by Dunta Robinson) 17 14 -0.28 0.28 13.9
4 2:11 2 3 NOR 21 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Chauncey Davis) 17 14 0.28 0.61 8.9
4 2:00 1 10 NOR 25 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Chauncey Davis) 17 14 0.61 0.33 9.8
4 1:55 Timeout #2 by Atlanta Falcons 17 14 0 0
4 1:55 2 8 NOR 27 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 7 yards (tackle by William Moore) 17 14 0.33 0.56 7.8
4 1:36 Timeout #3 by Atlanta Falcons 17 14 0 0
4 1:36 3 1 NOR 34 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Thomas DeCoud) 17 14 0.56 1.4 2.7
4 0:54 1 10 NOR 37 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 17 14 1.4 0.72 1.6
4 0:25 2 11 NOR 36 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 17 14 0.72 -0.1 0.7
End of Regulation1714-0.10
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).