Atlanta Falcons 31,
New Orleans Saints 15


Atlanta
7
7
7
10
-- 31
New Orleans
3
0
6
6
-- 15

First Quarter
NO--FG D.Brien 34, 8:36.
Atl--M.Lyons 3 pass from B.Hebert (M.Andersen kick), 13:00.
Second Quarter
Atl--E.Metcalf 10 pass from B.Hebert (M.Andersen kick), 14:31.
Third Quarter
Atl--C.Heyward 1 run (M.Andersen kick), 3:08.
NO--T.Guess 57 pass from D.Nussmeier (conversion failed), 12:35.
Fourth Quarter
Atl--B.Emanuel 3 pass from B.Hebert (M.Andersen kick), 4:53.
Atl--FG M.Andersen 33, 8:57.
NO--M.Bates 4 run (conversion failed), 12:55.
A--32,923.

ATL
NO
FIRST DOWNS
19
14
Rushing
7
4
Passing
11
7
Penalty
1
3
3RD-DOWN EFFICIENCY
4-10
3-12
4TH-DOWN EFFICIENCY
0-0
0-0
TOTAL NET YARDS
304
251
Total Plays
56
58
Average Gain
5.4
4.3
NET YARDS RUSHING
122
83
Rushes
25
21
Average per Rush
4.9
4.0
NET YARDS PASSING
182
168
Completed - Attempted
20-29
21-36
Yards per Pass
5.9
4.5
Sacked - Yards Lost
2-16
1-3
Had Intercepted
2
1
PUNTS-AVERAGE
4-43.3
7-38.9
RETURN YARDAGE
104
138
Punt Returns - Yards
3-43
1-7
Kickoff Returns - Yards
3-59
5-114
Int. Returns - Yards
1-2
2-17
PENALTIES-YARDS
9-70
12-76
FUMBLES-LOST
3-1
2-1
TIME OF POSSESSION
30:31
29:29

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING --
ATL: J.Anderson 13-71, C.Heyward 9-47, B.Hebert 3-4.
NO: M.Bates 14-70, R.Whittle 4-8, E.Hunter 2-6, T.Guess 1-(-1).
PASSING --
ATL: B.Hebert 20-29 for 198 yards, 2 INT, 3 TD.
NO: D.Nussmeier 21-35-1-171, E.Hunter 0-1-0-0.
RECEIVING --
ATL: B.Emanuel 5-22, J.Anderson 4-39, T.Mathis 3-42, J.Birden 3-30, C.Heyward 2-49, E.Metcalf 2-13, M.Lyons 1-3..
NO: L.Neal 6-19, R.Whittle 4-23, L.DeRamus 3-29, M.Bates 3-6, T.Guess 1-57, T.Johnson 1-12, T.Small 1-12, E.Hunter 1-9, H.Lusk 1-4., MISSED FIELD GOALS-- NO: D.Brien 41.
MISSED FIELD GOALS --
NO: D.Brien 41.




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