Atlanta Falcons at New England Patriots

September 27, 2009

Quarter 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Atlanta Falcons 3 7 0 0 10
New England Patriots 3 10 3 10 26

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
5:39 Atl FG FG Jason Elam 26 Atl 3, NE 0
14:18 NE FG FG Stephen Gostkowski 21 NE 3, Atl 3
2nd Quarter
3:19 NE TD Fred Taylor 8 run (Stephen Gostkowski Kick) NE 10, Atl 3
6:17 Atl TD Michael Turner 2 run (Jason Elam Kick) NE 10, Atl 10
14:40 NE FG FG Stephen Gostkowski 33 NE 13, Atl 10
3rd Quarter
5:59 NE FG FG Stephen Gostkowski 22 NE 16, Atl 10
4th Quarter
0:05 NE FG FG Stephen Gostkowski 33 NE 19, Atl 10
7:13 NE TD Chris Baker 36 pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski Kick) NE 26, Atl 10

Attendance: 68,756
Missed Field Goals: None

Team Statistics
  Atlanta Falcons New England Patriots
First downs 13 28
Rushes - yards 17 - 58 39 - 168
Passing 199 277
Punt returns 0 - 0 2 - 17
Kickoff returns 5 - 139 3 - 70
Interception returns 0 - 0 0 - 0
Pass attempts - Completions - Had Intercepted 17 - 28 - 0 25 - 42 - 0
Sacked - yards lost 0 - 0 0 - 0
Punts 5 - 37.6 2 - 43.5
Fumbles - lost 2 - 1 0 - 0
Penalties - yards 7 - 54 2 - 10
Time of possession 20:11 39:49

Passing
Atlanta Falcons Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Matt Ryan 28 17 199 7.11 0 0 26 0 0 82.3
New England Patriots Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Tom Brady 42 25 277 6.60 1 0 36t 0 0 87.1

Rushing
Atlanta Falcons Att Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Michael Turner 15 56 3.7 7 1 2
Jason Snelling 1 3 3.0 3 0 0
Matt Ryan 1 -1 -1.0 -1 0 0
New England Patriots Att Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Fred Taylor 21 105 5.0 19 1 4
Kevin Faulk 5 25 5.0 11 0 1
Laurence Maroney 4 17 4.2 5 0 1
Sammy Morris 5 16 3.2 15 0 3
Julian Edelman 1 5 5.0 5 0 0
Tom Brady 3 0 0.0 2 0 1

Receiving
Atlanta Falcons Rec Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Michael Jenkins 5 78 15.6 26 0 3
Roddy White 4 24 6.0 14 0 3
Jason Snelling 3 41 13.7 21 0 1
Brian Finneran 2 23 11.5 13 0 2
Marty Booker 2 17 8.5 11 0 1
Tony Gonzalez 1 16 16.0 16 0 1
New England Patriots Rec Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Randy Moss 10 116 11.6 21 0 8
Sammy Morris 3 46 15.3 19 0 3
Julian Edelman 3 20 6.7 11 0 1
Kevin Faulk 3 12 4.0 9 0 0
Chris Baker 2 42 21.0 36t 1 1
Joey Galloway 2 14 7.0 8 0 1
Ben Watson 1 23 23.0 23 0 1
Fred Taylor 1 4 4.0 4 0 0

Kickoff Returns
Atlanta Falcons Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Eric Weems 5 139 27.8 0 34 0
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Kevin Faulk 2 49 24.5 0 28 0
Laurence Maroney 1 21 21.0 0 21 0

Punt Returns
Atlanta Falcons Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Eric Weems 0 0 0.0 1 0 0
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Kevin Faulk 2 17 8.5 1 15 0

Punting
Atlanta Falcons Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Michael Koenen 5 188 37.6 48 0 1 0 34.2 2 17
New England Patriots Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Chris Hanson 2 87 43.5 51 0 0 0 43.5 0 0

Kickoffs
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg Lg TB OB OppRet RetYds RetTDs OSK OSR
Michael Koenen 3 224 74.7 75 0 0 3 70 0 0 0
New England Patriots Num Yds Avg Lg TB OB OppRet RetYds RetTDs OSK OSR
Stephen Gostkowski 7 482 68.9 73 2 0 5 139 0 0 0

Defense
Atlanta Falcons Tack Ast Tot Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
John Abraham 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Antoine Harris 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Chris Houston 3 3 6 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Thomas Johnson 1 3 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Trey Lewis 5 1 6 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Curtis Lofton 13 6 19 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Stephen Nicholas 5 4 9 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Mike Peterson 5 6 11 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Lawrence Sidbury 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Jason Snelling 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Eric Weems 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Brian Williams 7 1 8 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Brent Grimes 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Brian Finneran 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Jonathan Babineaux 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Justin Blalock 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Kroy Biermann 3 3 6 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Erik Coleman 4 5 9 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Chauncey Davis 2 3 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Jamaal Anderson 2 1 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Thomas DeCoud 5 0 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
New England Patriots Tack Ast Tot Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Adalius Thomas 4 1 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Ty Warren 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Shawn Springs 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Eric Alexander 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Terrence Wheatley 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Vince Wilfork 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Sam Aiken 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Pierre Woods 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Jarvis Green 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
James Sanders 2 2 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Gary Guyton 3 4 7 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Patrick Chung 2 1 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Leigh Bodden 5 0 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Brandon McGowan 5 0 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Brandon Meriweather 3 4 7 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Rob Ninkovich 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0
Tully Banta-Cain 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Myron Pryor 0 3 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Mike Wright 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0

2009 NFL Scoreboard - Week 3
Sunday, September 27, 2009
Tennessee 17
NY Jets 24
Boxscore FINAL
Jacksonville 31
Houston 24
Boxscore FINAL
Cleveland 3
Baltimore 34
Boxscore FINAL
NY Giants 24
Tampa Bay 0
Boxscore FINAL
Atlanta 10
New England 26
Boxscore FINAL
San Francisco 24
Minnesota 27
Boxscore FINAL
Green Bay 36
St. Louis 17
Boxscore FINAL
Kansas City 14
Philadelphia 34
Boxscore FINAL
Washington 14
Detroit 19
Boxscore FINAL
New Orleans 27
Buffalo 7
Boxscore FINAL
Chicago 25
Seattle 19
Boxscore FINAL
Miami 13
San Diego 23
Boxscore FINAL
Denver 23
Oakland 3
Boxscore FINAL
Pittsburgh 20
Cincinnati 23
Boxscore FINAL
Indianapolis 31
Arizona 10
Boxscore FINAL
Monday, September 28, 2009
Carolina 7
Dallas 21
Boxscore FINAL
Complete Scoreboard