Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

December 26, 2011

Quarter 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Atlanta Falcons 10 0 3 3 16
New Orleans Saints 7 14 10 14 45

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
6:07 Atl FG FG Matt Bryant 34 Atl 3, NO 0
9:35 NO TD Pierre Thomas 4 run (John Kasay Kick) NO 7, Atl 3
13:29 Atl TD Julio Jones 21 pass from Matt Ryan (Matt Bryant Kick) Atl 10, NO 7
2nd Quarter
2:28 NO TD Marques Colston 8 pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay Kick) NO 14, Atl 10
14:36 NO TD Jimmy Graham 9 pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay Kick) NO 21, Atl 10
3rd Quarter
6:32 NO TD Robert Meachem 24 pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay Kick) NO 28, Atl 10
10:19 Atl FG FG Matt Bryant 51 NO 28, Atl 13
11:56 NO FG FG John Kasay 29 NO 31, Atl 13
4th Quarter
2:17 Atl FG FG Matt Bryant 30 NO 31, Atl 16
3:51 NO TD Malcolm Jenkins 30 fumble return (John Kasay Kick) NO 38, Atl 16
12:09 NO TD Darren Sproles 9 pass from Drew Brees (John Kasay Kick) NO 45, Atl 16

Attendance: 73,084
Missed Field Goals: None

Team Statistics
  Atlanta Falcons New Orleans Saints
First downs 23 26
Rushes - yards 14 - 35 23 - 164
Passing 434 299
Punt returns 0 - 0 0 - 0
Kickoff returns 1 - 27 4 - 147
Interception returns 2 - 14 0 - 0
Pass attempts - Completions - Had Intercepted 40 - 61 - 0 23 - 39 - 2
Sacked - yards lost 0 - 0 1 - 8
Punts 3 - 50.0 2 - 52.0
Fumbles - lost 1 - 1 0 - 0
Penalties - yards 7 - 57 4 - 46
Time of possession 33:19 26:41

Passing
Atlanta Falcons Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Matt Ryan 52 34 373 7.17 1 0 40 0 0 92.9
Chris Redman 9 6 61 6.78 0 0 18 0 0 85.9
New Orleans Saints Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Drew Brees 39 23 307 7.87 4 2 41 1 8 96.8

Rushing
Atlanta Falcons Att Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Michael Turner 11 39 3.5 7 0 0
Jacquizz Rodgers 1 -1 -1.0 -1 0 0
Matt Ryan 2 -3 -1.5 2 0 1
New Orleans Saints Att Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Darren Sproles 5 67 13.4 36 0 2
Pierre Thomas 9 53 5.9 12 1 3
Chris Ivory 8 35 4.4 11 0 2
Drew Brees 1 9 9.0 9 0 0

Receiving
Atlanta Falcons Rec Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Roddy White 11 127 11.5 26 0 8
Julio Jones 8 128 16.0 40 1 4
Tony Gonzalez 5 41 8.2 9 0 2
Michael Turner 4 36 9.0 12 0 2
Jason Snelling 4 28 7.0 16 0 1
Eric Weems 3 33 11.0 18 0 2
Jacquizz Rodgers 2 19 9.5 11 0 1
Michael Palmer 2 19 9.5 10 0 1
Harry Douglas 1 3 3.0 3 0 0
New Orleans Saints Rec Yds Avg Lg TD FD
Marques Colston 7 81 11.6 23 1 5
Jimmy Graham 4 42 10.5 17 1 4
Robert Meachem 3 75 25.0 41 1 3
Devery Henderson 3 30 10.0 12 0 2
Lance Moore 2 53 26.5 38 0 2
Darren Sproles 2 22 11.0 13 1 1
Pierre Thomas 2 4 2.0 3 0 0

Kickoff Returns
Atlanta Falcons Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Eric Weems 1 27 27.0 0 27 0
New Orleans Saints Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Darren Sproles 4 147 36.8 0 92 0

Punt Returns
Atlanta Falcons Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Eric Weems 0 0 0.0 1 0 0
New Orleans Saints Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Darren Sproles 0 0 0.0 1 0 0

Punting
Atlanta Falcons Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Matt Bosher 3 150 50.0 56 1 1 0 43.3 0 0
New Orleans Saints Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Thomas Morstead 2 104 52.0 59 0 0 0 52.0 0 0

Kickoffs
New Orleans Saints Num Yds Avg Lg TB OB OppRet RetYds RetTDs OSK OSR
Matt Bosher 5 330 66.0 71 1 0 4 147 0 0 0
New Orleans Saints Num Yds Avg Lg TB OB OppRet RetYds RetTDs OSK OSR
Thomas Morstead 8 534 66.8 79 7 0 1 27 0 0 0

Fumbles
New Orleans Saints Fum Lost FF TotRec OwnRec OppRec Yds TD OB
Julio Jones 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Orleans Saints Fum Lost FF TotRec OwnRec OppRec Yds TD OB
Malcolm Jenkins 0 0 0 1 0 1 30 1 0
Scott Shanle 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Defense
Atlanta Falcons Tack Ast Tot Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Dunta Robinson 3 1 4 0.0 0.0 1 14 14.0 14 0
Dominique Franks 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 0
Lawrence Sidbury 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Chris Owens 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Brent Grimes 5 2 7 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
James Sanders 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
William Moore 2 4 6 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Curtis Lofton 3 6 9 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Peria Jerry 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Mike Peterson 4 0 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Corey Peters 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
John Abraham 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Eric Weems 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Kroy Biermann 3 1 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Sean Weatherspoon 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Thomas DeCoud 7 3 10 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Akeem Dent 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Vance Walker 1 0 1 1.0 8.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Ray Edwards 0 2 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
New Orleans Saints Tack Ast Tot Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Tracy Porter 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Patrick Robinson 2 1 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Shaun Rogers 0 2 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Scott Shanle 4 3 7 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Will Smith 1 2 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Jonathan Vilma 4 4 8 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Isa Abdul-Quddus 3 1 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Johnny Patrick 3 0 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Jonathon Amaya 1 2 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Jed Collins 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
JoLonn Dunbar 3 1 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Sedrick Ellis 0 3 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Aubrayo Franklin 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Junior Galette 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Jabari Greer 7 2 9 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Roman Harper 3 2 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Ramon Humber 2 2 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Malcolm Jenkins 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Cameron Jordan 0 2 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Martez Wilson 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0

2011 NFL Scoreboard - Week 16
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Houston 16
Indianapolis 19
Boxscore FINAL
Saturday, December 24, 2011
Minnesota 33
Washington 26
Boxscore FINAL
Arizona 16
Cincinnati 23
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Tampa Bay 16
Carolina 48
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NY Giants 29
NY Jets 14
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Denver 14
Buffalo 40
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Jacksonville 17
Tennessee 23
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St. Louis 0
Pittsburgh 27
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Miami 24
New England 27
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Cleveland 14
Baltimore 20
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Oakland 16
Kansas City 13
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San Diego 10
Detroit 38
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Philadelphia 20
Dallas 7
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San Francisco 19
Seattle 17
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Sunday, December 25, 2011
Chicago 21
Green Bay 35
Boxscore FINAL
Monday, December 26, 2011
Atlanta 16
New Orleans 45
Boxscore FINAL
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