The Atlanta Falcons decisively defeated the Detroit Lions, 34 to 21, on September 7, 2008.

Final

DET

Lions

0-1-0

21

ATL

Falcons

1-0-0

34

Team

DET

ATL

1

0

21

2

14

0

3

7

10

4

0

3

Total

21

34

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

DET

ATL

Falcons

Michael Jenkins 62-yard pass from Matt Ryan (Jason Elam kick)

0

7

Falcons

Michael Turner 66-yard run (Jason Elam kick)

0

14

Falcons

Michael Turner 5-yard run (Jason Elam kick)

0

21

2nd quarter

DET

ATL

Lions

Kevin Smith 3-yard run (Jason Hanson kick)

7

21

Lions

Roy Williams 21-yard pass from Jon Kitna (Jason Hanson kick)

14

21

3rd quarter

DET

ATL

Falcons

Jason Elam 50-yard field goal

14

24

Falcons

Jerious Norwood 10-yard run (Jason Elam kick)

14

31

Lions

Casey Fitzsimmons 1-yard pass from Jon Kitna (Jason Hanson kick)

21

31

4th quarter

DET

ATL

Falcons

Jason Elam 25-yard field goal

21

34