The Falcons left everything they had on the field in this game but they came up just a tad short. Chris Redman had an outstanding game as he completed 28 of 42 passes for 315 yards with 2 TD passes and 1 interception. Jerious Norwood led the Falcons in rushing yards with 33 on 7 carries (4.7 ypc). Rookie Jason Snelling had 2 nice carries for 18 yards (9.0 ypc). Warrick Dunn had another rough game with 12 rushes for 13 yards (1.1 ypc). Roddy White led all receivers on the Falcons with 141 yards on 12 catches (11.8 avg). Rookie Laurent Robinson also had a really good game as he caught 7 passes for 114 yard (16.3 avg) with a TD. The Falcons finished up with 102 yards rushing on 23 carries (4.4 ypc) and they also completed 28 of 42 passes for 303 yards.
Cornerback Brent Grimes led the way for the Falcons Defense with 11 tackles. The Cardinals finished up with 76 yards rushing on 27 carries (2.8 ypc) and they also completed 36 of 53 passes for 361 yards.
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