Indianapolis Star
National Football League
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Atlanta 31, St. Louis 27
When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, December 28, 2008
Where: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia
Temperature: Dome
Head Official: Walt Anderson
Attendance: 64617
Final Scoring Summary
 
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St. Louis 7731027
Atlanta 3147731
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 10:07
Atlanta FG Atlanta 3 - St. Louis 0
Jason Elam 39 yd. field goal
1st Quarter - 3:44
St. Louis TD Atlanta 3 - St. Louis 7
Steven Jackson 4 yd. run (Josh Brown kick)
2nd Quarter - 4:49
Atlanta TD Atlanta 10 - St. Louis 7
Michael Turner 9 yd. run (Jason Elam kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:38
St. Louis TD Atlanta 10 - St. Louis 14
Donnie Avery 16 yd. pass from Marc Bulger (Josh Brown kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:21
Atlanta TD Atlanta 17 - St. Louis 14
Jerious Norwood 8 yd. run (Jason Elam kick)
3rd Quarter - 12:25
Atlanta TD Atlanta 24 - St. Louis 14
Roddy White 18 yd. pass from Matt Ryan (Jason Elam kick)
3rd Quarter - 4:39
St. Louis FG Atlanta 24 - St. Louis 17
Josh Brown 31 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 13:23
St. Louis TD Atlanta 24 - St. Louis 24
Steven Jackson 2 yd. run (Josh Brown kick)
4th Quarter - 6:42
St. Louis FG Atlanta 24 - St. Louis 27
Josh Brown 27 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 3:50
Atlanta TD Atlanta 31 - St. Louis 27
Jerious Norwood 45 yd. run (Jason Elam kick)
TEAMS
Team Stats
  St. Louis Atlanta
1st Downs 22 17
Rushing 11 9
Passing 11 7
Penalty 0 1
3rd Down Conversions 5-15 2-10
4th Down Conversions 1-3 0-0
Punts-Average 5-48.8 4-36.8
Return Yards 77 195
Punts-Returns 0-0 2-3
Kickoffs-Returns 3-53 5-192
Int-Returns 2-24 0-0
Penalties-Yards 3-14 3-14
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1
Time of Possession 35:13 24:47
Total Net Yards 408 417
Total Plays 72 54
Average Gain 5.7 7.7
Net Yards Rushing 202 263
Rushes 37 32
Average/Rush 5.5 8.2
Net Yards Passing 206 154
Comp-Att 19-32 10-21
Yards/Pass 5.9 7.0
Sacked-Yards Lost 3-24 1-6
Had Intercepted 0 2
Touchdowns 3 4
Rushing 2 3
Passing 1 1
Other 0 0
Extra Points 3-3 4-4
Field Goals 2-2 1-1
Red Zone Efficiency 3-5-60% 3-3-100%
Goal To Go Efficiency 1-1-100% 2-2-100%
Safeties 0 0
PLAYER STATS
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. Bulger 19/32 230 1 0
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. Ryan 10/21 160 1 2
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
S. Jackson 30 161 5.4 2 36
K. Darby 3 20 6.7 0 8
A. Pittman 2 12 6.0 0 11
K. Burton 1 5 5.0 0 5
T. Minor 1 4 4.0 0 4
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
M. Turner 25 208 8.3 1 70
J. Norwood 3 56 18.7 2 45
M. Ryan 4 -1 -0.2 0 1
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD LG
T. Holt 6 90 15.0 0 33
S. Jackson 4 54 13.5 0 36
D. Avery 5 40 8.0 1 16
J. Klopfenstein 1 29 29.0 0 29
K. Darby 2 9 4.5 0 10
K. Burton 1 8 8.0 0 8
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD LG
M. Jenkins 4 72 18.0 0 41
R. White 3 48 16.0 1 22
J. Norwood 1 22 22.0 0 22
B. Finneran 1 12 12.0 0 12
H. Douglas 1 6 6.0 0 6
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
J. Craft 1 16 0
J. Wade 1 8 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Sks
  NO. YDS
J. Hall 1.0 6.0
Sks
  NO. YDS
K. Biermann 1.0 10.0
C. Davis 1.0 8.0
S. Nicholas 1.0 6.0
Tackles
  TK AST
J. Craft 4 0
V. Adeyanju 4 0
C. Draft 4 2
R. Bartell 3 0
P. Tinoisamoa 3 0
A. Carriker 3 0
Q. Culberson 3 1
T. Johnson 3 1
O. Atogwe 3 1
J. Wade 3 1
C. Ryan 2 2
J. Hall 1 0
Tackles
  TK AST
M. Boley 11 1
J. Fudge 9 1
E. Coleman 8 0
D. Foxworth 5 1
K. Brooking 5 4
C. Davis 3 0
K. Biermann 3 1
J. Jefferson 2 0
G. Jackson 2 0
J. Babineaux 2 1
C. Houston 2 1
J. Snelling 1 0
S. Nicholas 1 0
J. Abraham 1 0
Fumbles
  NO.
No fumbles
Fumbles
  NO.
M. Turner 1