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

2008 Atlanta Falcons

Final

DET

Lions

0-1-0

21

ATL

Falcons

1-0-0

34

1

0

21

2

14

0

3

7

10

4

0

3

Total

21

34

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

Lions

Falcons

1st Downs

21

23

Passing 1st Downs

14

5

Rushing 1st Downs

4

17

1st downs from penalties

3

1

3rd down efficiency

2 - 9

3 - 9

4th down efficiency

0 - 0

0 - 0

Total Plays

57

56

Total Yards

316

474

Yards per play

5.5

8.5

Passing

246

156

Comp - Att

24 - 33

9 - 13

Yards per pass

6.8

11.1

Interceptions thrown

1

0

Sacks - Yards lost

3 - 16

1 - 5

Rushing

70

318

Rushing Attempts

21

42

Yards per rush

3.3

7.6

Penalties

5

7

Turnovers

1

0

Fumbles lost

0

0

Interceptions

1

0

Possession

30:53

29:07

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Jon Kitna 24 33 262 7.9 2 1 3 103.3
Team 24 33 246 7.9 2 1 3 103.3

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Kevin Smith 16 48 3.0 1
Rudi Johnson 3 14 4.7 0
Jon Kitna 2 8 4.0 0
Team 21 70 3.3 1

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Calvin Johnson 7 107 15.3 0 10
Roy Williams 3 47 15.7 1 5
Kevin Smith 4 32 8.0 0 4
Shaun McDonald 4 29 7.3 0 6
Dan Campbell 1 21 21.0 0 1
Mike Furrey 2 14 7.0 0 2
Michael Gaines 2 11 5.5 0 3
Casey Fitzsimmons 1 1 1.0 1 1
Team 24 262 7.9 2 32

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Jon Kitna 1 0 1
Team 1 0 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Dwight Smith 8 6 0.0 0 1 0
Ernie Sims 6 5 0.0 1 0 0
Gerald Alexander 4 4 0.0 0 0 0
Jordon Dizon 5 4 0.0 0 0 0
Kalvin Pearson 4 4 0.0 0 0 0
Leigh Bodden 4 3 0.0 0 0 0
Jared DeVries 3 3 0.0 0 0 1
Paris Lenon 4 3 0.0 0 1 0
Alex Lewis 3 3 0.0 0 0 0
Cory Redding 3 3 0.0 0 0 1
Shaun Cody 2 2 0.0 0 0 0
Chartric Darby 2 2 0.0 1 0 0
Travis Fisher 2 2 0.0 0 0 0
Ryan Nece 2 2 0.0 0 0 0
Daniel Bullocks 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Rudi Johnson 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Brian Kelly 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Dewayne White 3 1 1.0 1 0 1
Team 58 50 1.0 3 2 3

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Jason Hanson 0 0 3 3
Team 0 0 3 3

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Nick Harris 6 255 42.5
Team 6 255 42.5

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Marcus Thomas 4 93 23.3 0
Mike Furrey 2 30 15.0 0
Team 6 123 20.5 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Team 0 0 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Matt Ryan 9 13 161 12.4 1 0 1 137.0
Team 9 13 156 12.4 1 0 1 137.0

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Michael Turner 22 220 10.0 2
Jerious Norwood 14 93 6.6 1
Harry Douglas 1 7 7.0 0
Matt Ryan 5 -2 -0.4 0
Team 42 318 7.6 3

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Michael Jenkins 1 62 62.0 1 2
Roddy White 2 54 27.0 0 2
Ben Hartsock 1 17 17.0 0 1
Justin Peelle 1 13 13.0 0 2
Jerious Norwood 2 6 3.0 0 4
Michael Turner 1 6 6.0 0 1
Ovie Mughelli 1 3 3.0 0 1
Team 9 161 12.4 1 13

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 0 0 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Michael Boley 7 6 0.0 1 1 0
Erik Coleman 6 6 0.0 0 0 0
Brent Grimes 6 6 0.0 1 0 0
Lawyer Milloy 5 5 0.0 0 1 0
John Abraham 4 4 3.0 3 0 3
Jonathan Babineaux 3 3 0.0 1 0 0
Chris Houston 3 3 0.0 0 0 0
Grady Jackson 4 3 0.0 2 0 0
Keith Brooking 3 2 0.0 0 0 0
Chevis Jackson 2 2 0.0 0 0 0
Curtis Lofton 4 2 0.0 0 0 0
Jerious Norwood 3 2 0.0 0 0 0
Chauncey Davis 2 1 0.0 1 0 0
Adam Jennings 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Kindal Moorehead 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Ovie Mughelli 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Stephen Nicholas 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Coy Wire 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Team 57 50 3.0 9 2 3

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Jason Elam 2 2 4 10
Team 2 2 4 10

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Michael Koenen 3 115 38.3
Team 3 115 38.3

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Jerious Norwood 2 65 32.5 0
Ben Wilkerson 1 10 10.0 0
Team 3 75 25.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Adam Jennings 5 15 3.0 0
Team 5 15 3.0 0

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Team Leaders

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PASS

2,836

Ridder

Desmond Ridder

RUSH

976

Robinson

Bijan Robinson

REC

905

London

Drake London

Team Rankings

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PPG

18.9

26th

OPP PPG

21.9

18th

RUSH YDS/G

127.0

9th

PASS YDS/G

222.1

22nd

2023 Division Standings

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TEAM W L T PCT
Saints Saints
9 8 0 .529
Buccaneers Buccaneers
9 8 0 .529
Falcons Falcons
7 10 0 .412
Panthers Panthers
2 15 0 .118

Last Game

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NO Saints

9-8-0

48

Final

17

ATL Falcons

7-10-0

Sun 7 Jan 2024

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AFC North W L T PCT
1
Ravens Ravens
13 4 0 .765
2
Browns Browns
11 6 0 .647
AFC East W L T PCT
1
Bills Bills
11 6 0 .647
2
Dolphins Dolphins
11 6 0 .647
AFC West W L T PCT
1
Chiefs Chiefs
11 6 0 .647
2
Raiders Raiders
8 9 0 .471
AFC South W L T PCT
1
Texans Texans
10 7 0 .588
2
Jaguars Jaguars
9 8 0 .529
NFC North W L T PCT
1
Lions Lions
12 5 0 .706
2
Packers Packers
9 8 0 .529
NFC West W L T PCT
1
49ers 49ers
12 5 0 .706
2
Rams Rams
10 7 0 .588
NFC East W L T PCT
1
Cowboys Cowboys
12 5 0 .706
2
Eagles Eagles
11 6 0 .647
NFC South W L T PCT
1
Buccaneers Buccaneers
9 8 0 .529
2
Saints Saints
9 8 0 .529