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New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons Play By Play

First Quarter
New Orleans Saints at 15:00
T.Morstead kicks 60 yards from NO 30 to ATL 10. A.Stecker to ATL 25 for 15 yards (L.Hamilton).
Atlanta Falcons at 14:54
1-10-ATL25(14:54) J.Snelling up the middle to ATL 27 for 2 yards (S.Ellis).
2-8-ATL27(14:21) J.Snelling left guard to ATL 32 for 5 yards (J.Vilma).
3-3-ATL32(13:45) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass short middle to J.Snelling to NO 30 for 38 yards (M.Jenkins).
1-10-NO30(13:03) J.Snelling up the middle to NO 27 for 3 yards (T.Hargrove).
2-7-NO27(12:26) C.Redman pass short right to O.Mughelli to NO 20 for 7 yards (R.Gay).
1-10-NO20(11:49) J.Norwood up the middle to NO 20 for no gain (R.Ayodele).
2-10-NO20(11:15) J.Snelling right tackle to NO 18 for 2 yards (J.Vilma).
3-8-NO18(10:36) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass incomplete short right to B.Finneran.
4-8-NO18(10:31) M.Bryant 36 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Zelenka, Holder-M.Koenen.
NO 0   ATL 3,   Plays: 9   Yards: 57   Possession: 4:33.
 
Atlanta Falcons at 10:27
M.Koenen kicks 70 yards from ATL 30 to end zone, Touchback.
New Orleans Saints at 10:27
1-10-NO20(10:27) P.Thomas left end to NO 27 for 7 yards (S.Nicholas).
2-3-NO27(9:46) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to J.Shockey to NO 37 for 10 yards (T.DeCoud).
1-10-NO37(9:10) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass deep right to M.Colston to ATL 43 for 20 yards (T.DeCoud).
1-10-ATL43(8:24) D.Brees pass short left to P.Thomas to ATL 19 for 24 yards (S.Nicholas).
1-10-ATL19(7:36) P.Thomas right end to ATL 20 for -1 yards (T.DeCoud).
2-11-ATL20(6:51) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short middle to R.Bush to ATL 15 for 5 yards (M.Peterson).
3-6-ATL15(6:08) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short right to J.Shockey (C.Jackson).
4-6-ATL15(6:03) G.Hartley 33 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Kyle, Holder-M.Brunell.
NO 3   ATL 3,   Plays: 8   Yards: 65   Possession: 4:29.
 
New Orleans Saints at 05:58
T.Morstead kicks 70 yards from NO 30 to end zone, Touchback.
Atlanta Falcons at 05:58
1-10-ATL20(5:58) C.Redman pass short right to T.Gonzalez to ATL 26 for 6 yards (R.Gay).
2-4-ATL26(5:21) J.Norwood up the middle to ATL 39 for 13 yards (D.Sharper, R.Harper).
1-10-ATL39(4:40) E.Weems right end to NO 30 for 31 yards (T.Evans).
1-10-NO30(3:52) J.Norwood right end to NO 28 for 2 yards (D.Pressley).
2-8-NO28(3:09) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass short left to J.Snelling to NO 20 for 8 yards (J.Vilma).
1-10-NO20(2:40) C.Redman pass short left to O.Mughelli to NO 13 for 7 yards (M.Jenkins).
2-3-NO13(2:02) J.Norwood up the middle to NO 12 for 1 yard (J.Vilma).
3-2-NO12(1:22) (Shotgun) C.Redman sacked at NO 12 for 0 yards (S.Ellis).
4-2-NO12(:36) M.Bryant 30 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Zelenka, Holder-M.Koenen.
NO 3   ATL 6,   Plays: 9   Yards: 68   Possession: 5:26.
 
Atlanta Falcons at 00:32
M.Koenen kicks 73 yards from ATL 30 to NO -3. C.Roby to NO 21 for 24 yards (C.Wire, K.Biermann).
New Orleans Saints at 00:27
1-10-NO21(:27) L.Hamilton up the middle to NO 21 for no gain (J.Abraham).
Second Quarter
New Orleans Saints continued...
2-10-NO21(15:00) (Shotgun)
PENALTY on NO-J.Bushrod, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at NO 21 - No Play.
2-15-NO16(15:00) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to J.Shockey to NO 23 for 7 yards (M.Peterson). NO-J.Stinchcomb was injured during the play. His return is Probable.
3-8-NO23(14:33) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass deep left to J.Shockey pushed ob at NO 41 for 18 yards (E.Coleman).
1-10-NO41(13:54) P.Thomas left end to NO 42 for 1 yard (C.Davis).
PENALTY on NO-J.Shockey, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at NO 41 - No Play.
1-20-NO31(13:30) D.Brees pass short right to P.Thomas to NO 37 for 6 yards (C.Owens).
2-14-NO37(12:45) D.Brees pass short left to P.Thomas to NO 47 for 10 yards (C.Jackson).
3-4-NO47(11:57) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass deep left to R.Meachem to ATL 11 for 42 yards (C.Owens).
1-10-ATL11(11:08) P.Thomas left end to ATL 9 for 2 yards (E.Coleman).
2-8-ATL9(10:24) D.Brees pass short right to R.Bush to ATL 6 for 3 yards (M.Peterson).
3-5-ATL6(9:53) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to R.Bush for 6 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
G.Hartley extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Kyle, Holder-M.Brunell.
NO 10   ATL 6,   Plays: 9   Yards: 79   Possession: 5:49.
 
New Orleans Saints at 09:43
T.Morstead kicks 70 yards from NO 30 to end zone, Touchback.
Atlanta Falcons at 09:41
1-10-ATL20(9:41) J.Snelling right end to ATL 27 for 7 yards (S.Ellis).
2-3-ATL27(9:05) J.Snelling right end to ATL 31 for 4 yards (D.Sharper).
1-10-ATL31(8:26) C.Redman pass incomplete deep right to M.Jenkins.
2-10-ATL31(8:19) (Shotgun) J.Norwood up the middle to ATL 33 for 2 yards (T.Evans).
3-8-ATL33(7:43) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass incomplete deep left to R.White.
4-8-ATL33(7:37) M.Koenen punts 56 yards to NO 11, Center-J.Zelenka. R.Bush pushed ob at NO 34 for 23 yards (A.Harris).
New Orleans Saints at 07:22
1-10-NO34(7:22) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to M.Colston to NO 42 for 8 yards (B.Grimes).
2-2-NO42(6:47) P.Thomas left tackle to NO 42 for no gain (K.Biermann).
3-2-NO42(6:08) R.Meachem right end to NO 46 for 4 yards (S.Nicholas).
1-10-NO46(5:23) D.Brees pass short right to R.Bush to NO 49 for 3 yards (S.Nicholas).
2-7-NO49(4:31) D.Brees pass short left to R.Meachem pushed ob at ATL 47 for 4 yards (B.Grimes).
PENALTY on NO-D.Henderson, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at NO 50.
2-16-NO40(4:02) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to J.Shockey to ATL 49 for 11 yards (S.Nicholas).
3-5-ATL49(3:19) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short left to R.Meachem.
PENALTY on ATL-B.Grimes, Defensive Pass Interference, 7 yards, enforced at ATL 49 - No Play.
1-10-ATL42(3:15) D.Brees pass short right to D.Henderson to ATL 29 for 13 yards (C.Owens).
1-10-ATL29(2:43) P.Thomas left guard to ATL 23 for 6 yards (T.DeCoud).
2-4-ATL23(2:07) D.Brees pass short left to R.Meachem to ATL 19 for 4 yards (B.Grimes).
1-10-ATL19(2:00) D.Brees pass short middle to P.Thomas to ATL 7 for 12 yards (S.Nicholas).
1-7-ATL7(1:35) P.Thomas left guard to ATL 3 for 4 yards (T.DeCoud).
2-3-ATL3(1:00) D.Brees pass incomplete short right to M.Colston (C.Jackson).
3-3-ATL3(:56) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short middle to M.Colston for 3 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
G.Hartley extra point is No Good, Wide Right, Center-J.Kyle, Holder-M.Brunell.
NO 16   ATL 6,   Plays: 13   Yards: 66   Possession: 6:31.
 
New Orleans Saints at 00:51
T.Morstead kicks 70 yards from NO 30 to end zone, Touchback.
Atlanta Falcons at 00:51
1-10-ATL20(:51) C.Redman pass deep middle to R.White to ATL 47 for 27 yards (T.Evans). Penalty on NO-M.Jenkins, Illegal Contact, declined.
1-10-ATL47(:43) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass short right to T.Gonzalez to NO 47 for 6 yards (M.McKenzie).
2-4-NO47(:38) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass incomplete short middle to M.Booker.
3-4-NO47(:33) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass short right to M.Jenkins to NO 38 for 9 yards (M.Jenkins).
1-10-NO38(:28) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass short left to M.Booker ran ob at NO 32 for 6 yards.
2-4-NO32(:23) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass short left to E.Weems ran ob at NO 29 for 3 yards.
PENALTY on NO-C.Grant, Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards, enforced at NO 29.
1-10-NO14(:19) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass incomplete short middle to B.Finneran (R.Gay).
2-10-NO14(:15) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass short middle to B.Finneran to NO 8 for 6 yards (R.Gay).
3-4-NO8(:08) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass incomplete short left to M.Jenkins.
4-4-NO8(:04) M.Bryant 27 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Zelenka, Holder-M.Koenen.
NO 16   ATL 9,   Plays: 10   Yards: 72   Possession: 0:51.
 
Third Quarter
Atlanta Falcons at 15:00
M.Koenen kicks 70 yards from ATL 30 to end zone, Touchback.
New Orleans Saints at 15:00
1-10-NO20(15:00) P.Thomas right tackle to NO 24 for 4 yards (C.Owens).
2-6-NO24(14:24) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to M.Colston to NO 29 for 5 yards (S.Nicholas).
3-1-NO29(13:59) R.Bush left end pushed ob at NO 48 for 19 yards (T.DeCoud).
1-10-NO48(13:27) L.Hamilton left end to ATL 43 for 9 yards (B.Grimes, E.Coleman).
2-1-ATL43(13:00) L.Hamilton up the middle to ATL 40 for 3 yards (E.Coleman).
1-10-ATL40(12:22) L.Hamilton right guard to ATL 39 for 1 yard (J.Babineaux).
2-9-ATL39(11:39) R.Bush up the middle to ATL 31 for 8 yards (M.Peterson).
3-1-ATL31(10:55) L.Hamilton right end to ATL 25 for 6 yards (E.Coleman).
PENALTY on NO-Z.Strief, Offensive Holding, 9 yards, enforced at ATL 31 - No Play.
3-10-ATL40(10:25) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass deep left intended for R.Meachem INTERCEPTED by B.Grimes at ATL 10. B.Grimes to ATL 10 for no gain (R.Meachem).
PENALTY on ATL-B.Grimes, Defensive Pass Interference, 28 yards, enforced at ATL 40 - No Play.
1-10-ATL12(10:19) D.Brees pass incomplete short middle to D.Henderson.
2-10-ATL12(10:14) R.Bush left end to ATL 15 for -3 yards (J.Abraham). FUMBLES (J.Abraham), and recovers at ATL 21. R.Bush to ATL 21 for no gain (J.Abraham).
3-19-ATL21(9:19) D.Brees pass short right to R.Bush for 21 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
G.Hartley extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Kyle, Holder-M.Brunell.
NO 23   ATL 9,   Plays: 10   Yards: 80   Possession: 5:49.
 
New Orleans Saints at 09:11
T.Morstead kicks 70 yards from NO 30 to end zone, Touchback.
Atlanta Falcons at 09:11
1-10-ATL20(9:11) J.Norwood right end to ATL 25 for 5 yards (T.Evans, R.Gay).
2-5-ATL25(8:40) C.Redman pass short left to T.Gonzalez to ATL 32 for 7 yards (M.Jenkins).
1-10-ATL32(8:03) C.Redman pass deep left to M.Jenkins to NO 45 for 23 yards (D.Sharper).
1-10-NO45(7:27) J.Norwood right tackle to NO 25 for 20 yards (S.Shanle).
PENALTY on ATL-Q.Ojinnaka, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at NO 45 - No Play.
1-20-ATL45(6:54) C.Redman pass short right to T.Gonzalez to ATL 50 for 5 yards (S.Shanle).
2-15-50 (6:19) C.Redman pass short middle to M.Jenkins for 50 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
M.Bryant extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Zelenka, Holder-M.Koenen.
NO 23   ATL 16,   Plays: 5   Yards: 80   Possession: 3:00.
 
Atlanta Falcons at 06:11
M.Koenen kicks 70 yards from ATL 30 to end zone, Touchback.
New Orleans Saints at 06:11
1-10-NO20(6:11) D.Brees pass short left to D.Thomas to NO 25 for 5 yards (M.Peterson).
2-5-NO25(5:31) D.Brees pass short middle to R.Meachem to NO 35 for 10 yards (C.Jackson).
1-10-NO35(4:52) R.Bush right tackle to NO 43 for 8 yards (C.Jackson).
2-2-NO43(4:13) P.Thomas left guard to NO 44 for 1 yard (J.Babineaux, J.Anderson).
3-1-NO44(3:33) D.Brees pass incomplete short left to J.Shockey.
4-1-NO44(3:26) T.Morstead punts 35 yards to ATL 21, Center-J.Kyle, fair catch by E.Weems.
Atlanta Falcons at 03:17
1-10-ATL21(3:17) J.Norwood left end to ATL 26 for 5 yards (J.Vilma).
2-5-ATL26(2:42) C.Redman pass short right to R.White pushed ob at ATL 40 for 14 yards (R.Gay).
1-10-ATL40(2:16) J.Norwood left guard to ATL 45 for 5 yards (R.Harper).
2-5-ATL45(1:36) C.Redman pass incomplete short left to J.Snelling.
3-5-ATL45(1:32) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass deep right to B.Finneran to NO 36 for 19 yards (R.Gay).
1-10-NO36(:51) J.Snelling left end to NO 35 for 1 yard (J.Vilma).
2-9-NO35(:08) C.Redman pass short right to M.Booker to NO 27 for 8 yards (R.Harper).
Fourth Quarter
Atlanta Falcons continued...
3-1-NO27(15:00) J.Snelling up the middle to NO 22 for 5 yards (T.Evans).
1-10-NO22(14:25) J.Norwood right end to NO 22 for no gain (C.Grant).
2-10-NO22(13:49) C.Redman pass short left to T.Gonzalez to NO 4 for 18 yards (W.Smith).
1-4-NO4(13:01) J.Snelling up the middle for 4 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
M.Bryant extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Zelenka, Holder-M.Koenen.
NO 23   ATL 23,   Plays: 11   Yards: 79   Possession: 5:21.
 
Atlanta Falcons at 12:56
M.Koenen kicks 68 yards from ATL 30 to NO 2. C.Roby to NO 17 for 15 yards (S.Adkins).
New Orleans Saints at 12:52
1-10-NO17(12:52) D.Brees pass incomplete deep right to D.Henderson (E.Coleman).
2-10-NO17(12:47) D.Brees pass short middle to M.Colston to NO 29 for 12 yards (M.Peterson).
1-10-NO29(12:06) P.Thomas left tackle to NO 38 for 9 yards (M.Peterson, E.Coleman).
2-1-NO38(11:41) P.Thomas left tackle to NO 43 for 5 yards (C.Lofton).
1-10-NO43(11:06) D.Brees pass short left to D.Thomas to NO 47 for 4 yards (C.Lofton, S.Nicholas).
2-6-NO47(10:24) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short left to M.Colston to ATL 47 for 6 yards (B.Grimes).
1-10-ATL47(9:51) R.Bush right end to ATL 45 for 2 yards (J.Abraham).
2-8-ATL45(9:12) D.Brees pass short left to D.Henderson pushed ob at ATL 36 for 9 yards (B.Grimes).
1-10-ATL36(8:27) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to P.Thomas to ATL 35 for 1 yard (K.Biermann).
2-9-ATL35(7:43) R.Bush up the middle to ATL 30 for 5 yards (T.DeCoud).
3-4-ATL30(7:03) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to R.Bush to ATL 22 for 8 yards (S.Nicholas).
1-10-ATL22(6:20) P.Thomas up the middle to ATL 20 for 2 yards (K.Biermann, M.Peterson).
2-8-ATL20(5:40) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short right to D.Thomas.
PENALTY on ATL-T.DeCoud, Defensive Pass Interference, 10 yards, enforced at ATL 20 - No Play. Penalty on ATL-J.Babineaux, Defensive Offside, declined.
1-10-ATL10(5:35) D.Brees pass incomplete short middle.
PENALTY on NO-D.Brees, Intentional Grounding, 10 yards, enforced between downs.
2-20-ATL20(5:28) D.Brees pass incomplete short right to R.Meachem.
3-20-ATL20(5:25) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass short right to P.Thomas to ATL 20 for no gain (C.Davis).
4-20-ATL20(4:46) G.Hartley 38 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Kyle, Holder-M.Brunell.
NO 26   ATL 23,   Plays: 16   Yards: 63   Possession: 8:14.
 
New Orleans Saints at 04:42
T.Morstead kicks 71 yards from NO 30 to ATL -1. E.Weems to ATL 36 for 37 yards (R.Harper).
Atlanta Falcons at 04:35
1-10-ATL36(4:35) E.Weems right end to ATL 24 for -12 yards (R.Gay). Wildcat formation; Direct snap to 32 - Norwood, J.
2-22-ATL24(3:55) C.Redman pass deep middle intended for R.White INTERCEPTED by J.Vilma at ATL 43. J.Vilma to ATL 32 for 11 yards.
New Orleans Saints at 03:53
1-10-ATL32(3:53) P.Thomas left guard to ATL 27 for 5 yards (C.Lofton).
2-5-ATL27(3:11) D.Brees pass short left to D.Henderson to ATL 18 for 9 yards (B.Grimes).
1-10-ATL18(2:28) P.Thomas right tackle to ATL 15 for 3 yards (J.Babineaux).
2-7-ATL15(2:23) D.Brees pass incomplete short middle to P.Thomas [J.Babineaux].
3-7-ATL15(2:18) (Shotgun) D.Brees pass incomplete short middle to D.Thomas.
4-7-ATL15(2:11) (Field Goal formation) M.Brunell pass incomplete short left to D.Dinkins.
Atlanta Falcons at 02:07
1-10-ATL15(2:07) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass short middle to J.Snelling to ATL 33 for 18 yards (R.Gay).
1-10-ATL33(2:00) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass short left to M.Booker to ATL 42 for 9 yards (P.Prioleau).
2-1-ATL42(1:42) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass incomplete short right to R.White.
3-1-ATL42(1:38) J.Snelling up the middle to ATL 46 for 4 yards (R.Harper).
1-10-ATL46(1:32) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass incomplete short right to T.Gonzalez.
2-10-ATL46(1:29) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass incomplete deep right to R.White.
3-10-ATL46(1:24) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass short left to T.Gonzalez pushed ob at NO 46 for 8 yards (S.Shanle).
4-2-NO46(1:18) (Shotgun) C.Redman pass short middle to J.Snelling to NO 45 for 1 yard (J.Vilma).
New Orleans Saints at 01:12
1-10-NO45(1:12) D.Brees kneels to NO 44 for -1 yards.
2-11-NO44(:34) D.Brees kneels to NO 43 for -1 yards.
                      
 

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