Final
Atlanta (11-5, 4-4 away)
Arizona (9-7, 6-2 home)
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Game Leaders
QBsRBsWRs
K. Warner
YDS: 271
TD: 2
CMP: 19
E. James
CAR: 16
YDS: 73
TD: 0
L. Fitzgerald
REC: 6
YDS: 101
TD: 1
M. Ryan
YDS: 190
TD: 2
CMP: 26
M. Turner
CAR: 18
YDS: 42
TD: 1
R. White
REC: 11
YDS: 84
TD: 1
Big Red Machine
Big Red Machine
The Cardinals reached the playoffs with the tank flirting with 'E,' yet they found the winning formula and edged the Falcons 30-24.
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Team Averages

TEAM OFFENSETMPER GAME AVERAGE
Total YardsATL
 
 361.0
ARI
 
 366.0
Yards PassingATL
 
 208.5
ARI
 
 292.1
Yards RushingATL
 
 152.7
ARI
 
 73.6
TEAM DEFENSETMPER GAME AVERAGE
Yards AllowedATL
 
 348.3
ARI
 
 331.5
Pass Yds AllowedATL
 
 220.4
ARI
 
 221.3
Rush Yds AllowedATL
 
 127.9
ARI
 
 110.3

More Team Stats: Atlanta | Arizona

Gameday Matchup

WLTPFPADIVCON
ATL115024.4203-3-08-4-0
ARI97026.7276-0-07-5-0

H2H Matchups (Since 2001)

Atlanta leads 3-2
Dec 23, 2007@ARI 30, ATL 27
Oct 1, 2006@ATL 32, ARI 10
Sep 26, 2004@ATL 6, ARI 3
Sep 30, 2001ATL 34, @ARI 14

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    Not too bad for a team that had to bury the Vick legacy and bring in a rookie coach and QB. Ryan's only going to get better.

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