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Rossum records 152 punt return yards

Updated: January 16, 2005, 12:55 AM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Allen Rossum needed only three punt returns to set an NFL playoff record for the Atlanta Falcons.

Rossum's 68-yard touchdown and playoff-best 152 punt return yards helped the Falcons cruise past the St. Louis Rams 47-17 in the NFC divisional playoffs Saturday night.

The 5-foot-8 specialist took his first return of the game back for a score in the second quarter, helped by a little trickery.

With Falcons rookie cornerback DeAngelo Hall also lined up deep for the return, ...

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