Final

Falcons 25

(8-5, 3-4 away)

Saints 29

(7-6, 6-1 home)

Coverage: FOX

1:00 PM ET, December 7, 2008

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA 

1 2 3 4 T
ATL 0 14 3 825
NO 7 9 0 1329

Top Performers

Passing: M. Ryan (ATL) - 315 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: P. Thomas (NO) - 16 CAR, 102 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: R. White (ATL) - 10 REC, 164 YDS

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERATLNO
TD08:29Reggie Bush 5 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (Garrett Hartley Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERATLNO
FG12:05Garrett Hartley 26 Yd 010
TD09:55Michael Turner 5 Yd Run (Jason Elam Kick) 710
FG06:10Garrett Hartley 46 Yd 713
TD02:13Brian Finneran 2 Yd Pass From Matt Ryan (Jason Elam Kick) 1413
FG00:00Garrett Hartley 25 Yd 1416
THIRD QUARTERATLNO
FG03:06Jason Elam 23 Yd 1716
FOURTH QUARTERATLNO
TD12:55Pierre Thomas 7 Yd Pass From Drew Brees (Two-Point Run Conversion Failed) 1722
TD07:51Matt Ryan 12 Yd Run (Matt Ryan Pass To Michael Jenkins For Two-Point Conversion) 2522
TD05:47Pierre Thomas 5 Yd Run (Garrett Hartley Kick) 2529

Team Stat Comparison

 
Atlanta
New Orleans
1st Downs2224
3rd down efficiency
7-124-10
4th down efficiency
0-01-1
Total Yards414414
Yards per play6.66.7
Total Drives34
Passing315230
Comp-Att
24-3318-32
Yards per pass
9.57.2
Interceptions thrown
10
Sacks-Yards Lost
0-00-0
Rushing99184
Rushing Attempts
3030
Yards per rush
3.36.1
Penalties5-343-30
Turnovers10
Fumbles lost
00
Interceptions thrown
10
Possession32:5227:08
ATL Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKS
M. Ryan24/333159.5110-0
Team24/333159.5110-0
NO Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTSACKS
D. Brees18/322307.2200-0
Team18/322307.2200-0
Atlanta Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
M. Turner18613.4126
J. Norwood5183.6011
M. Ryan4133.3112
J. Snelling252.503
O. Mughelli122.002
Team30993.3226
New Orleans Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
P. Thomas161026.4118
R. Bush10808.0043
M. Karney122.002
D. Brees200.001
D. McAllister100.000
Team301846.1143
Atlanta Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
R. White1016416.4059
M. Jenkins56913.8021
H. Douglas24522.5028
J. Norwood4205.009
J. Peelle199.009
B. Finneran284.016
Team2431513.1159
New Orleans Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
D. Henderson37224.0036
J. Shockey56412.8021
L. Moore33511.7015
R. Bush3268.7115
M. Colston3268.7011
P. Thomas177.017
Team1823012.8236
Atlanta Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
M. Ryan100
Team100
New Orleans Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
Team000
Atlanta Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
Team000
New Orleans Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
J. David1230
Team1230
Atlanta Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
J. Norwood614223.731
Team614223.731
New Orleans Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
C. Roby35919.723
P. Thomas18888.088
Team414736.888
Atlanta Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
H. Douglas221.02
Team221.02
New Orleans Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
R. Bush300.00
Team300.00
Atlanta Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
J. Elam1/1100.0232/25
Team1/1100.0232/25
New Orleans Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
G. Hartley3/3100.0462/211
Team3/3100.0462/211
Atlanta Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
M. Koenen419047.50152
Team419047.50152
New Orleans Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
G. Pakulak315250.70155
Team315250.70155
Attendance: 70,011