The Falcons fought hard today before falling to the Saints. Chris Redman was on his game today completing 23 of 34 passes for 303 yards with 1 TD pass and 1 INT. Jason Snelling was a busy body for the Falcons today as he carried the ball 10 times for 37 yards (3.7 ypc) with a TD run and he also caught 4 passes for 65 yards (16.3 avg). Jerious Norwood pitched in with 33 yards rushing on 9 carries (3.7 ypc). Michael Jenkins had one of his best games of his career today with 3 catches for 83 yards (27.7 avg) with a TD grab. Tony Gonzalez pitched in with 6 grabs for 50 yards (8.3 avg) yesterday. The Falcons finished up with 392 total yards on offense (89 rushing, 303 passing) despite only having the ball for 23:16!
The Falcons didn’t play too well on D in this game. LBs Stephen Nicolas (9 tackles) and Mike Peterson (8 tackles) both had decent games for the Falcons today. The Saints finished up with 391 total yards on offense today (95 rushing, 296 passing). The Falcons are now 6-7 on the year.