Chargers at Falcons boxscore

The San Diego Chargers lost a close one to the Atlanta Falcons, 21-20 in the Georgia Dome. The Bolts held a 17-7 lead before the Falcons came back in the fourth quarter to win.

 

NFL   FINAL                1ST  2ND  3RD  4TH  TOTAL
                           ---  ---  ---  ---  -----
      SAN DIEGO              0   14    3    3   20
      ATLANTA                0    7    0   14   21     FINAL

SCORING SUMMARY

1ST QUARTER: 

NONE

2ND QUARTER: 

 4:36 ATL - TD, ALGE CRUMPLER 19 YD PASS FROM MICHAEL VICK (JAY FEELY KICK). 
      Drive: 5 plays, 63 yards in 2:49. 
      Key plays: Vick 26-yard pass to Finneran on 3rd-and-3 to San Diego 
      30; Duckett 11-yard run to San Diego 19. ATLANTA 7-0.
13:42 SDG - TD, LADAINIAN TOMLINSON 1 YD RUN (NATE KAEDING KICK). 
      Drive: 15 plays, 67 yards in 9:06. 
      Key plays: Brees 15-yard pass to Parker to San Diego 45; Brees 
      14-yard pass to Parker on 3rd-and-9 to San Diego 30; Brees 9-yard pass to 
      Gates to San Diego 20;  6-yard roughing the passer on Falcons'   Smith on 
      3rd-and-2 to Atlanta  6. SAN DIEGO 7-7.
14:42 SDG - TD, ERIC PARKER 17 YD PASS FROM DREW BREES (NATE KAEDING KICK). 
      Drive: 3 plays, 39 yards in 0:20. 
      Key plays: Florence 3-yard interception return to Atlanta 39; Brees 
      22-yard pass to Osgood to Atlanta 17. SAN DIEGO 14-7.

3RD QUARTER: 

 9:50 SDG - FG, NATE KAEDING 53 YD. 
      Drive: 6 plays, 8 yards in 3:13. 
      Key plays: Mohr 34-yard punt to Atlanta 43; Brees 11-yard pass to 
      Parker to Atlanta 32. SAN DIEGO 17-7.

4TH QUARTER: 

 1:51 ATL - TD, MICHAEL VICK 14 YD RUN (JAY FEELY KICK). 
      Drive: 4 plays, 75 yards in 1:43. 
      Key plays: Vick 50-yard pass to Price to San Diego 25. SAN DIEGO 
      17-14.
 4:48 ATL - TD, DEZ WHITE 32 YD PASS FROM MICHAEL VICK (JAY FEELY KICK). 
      Drive: 3 plays, 47 yards in 1:02. 
      Key plays: Rossum 17-yard punt return to San Diego 47; Vick 6-yard 
      run plus 5-yard face mask penalty on Chargers' Moreno to San Diego 36. 
      ATLANTA 21-17.
 8:59 SDG - FG, NATE KAEDING 28 YD. 
      Drive: 8 plays, 65 yards in 4:11. 
      Key plays: Brees 23- yard pass to Gates to San Diego 48; Brees 13- 
      yard pass to Gates to Atlanta 39; Brees 21- yard pass to Gates to Atlanta 
      17; Gates 3 catches  57 yards.. ATLANTA 21-20.

SAN DIEGO - ATLANTA Final Statistics

TEAM STATISTICS                              SAN DIEGO        ATLANTA

FIRST DOWNS                                         18             15
  Rushing                                            6              6
  Passing                                           11              7
  Penalty                                            1              2
THIRD DOWN EFFICIENCY                         2-11-18%        2-8-25%
FOURTH DOWN EFFICIENCY                         1-2-50%         0-0-0%
TOTAL NET YARDS                                    318            299
  Total offensive plays                             63             49
  Average gain per play                            5.0            6.1
NET YARDS RUSHING                                   95             93
  Rushing attempts                                  31             25
  Average gain per rush                            3.1            3.7
  Tackles for loss-yards                           1-2            0-0
NET YARDS PASSING                                  223            206
  Times sacked: Number-Yards                       1-4           3-12
  Gross passing yards                              227            218
PASS ATTEMPTS-COMPLETIONS-HAD INTERCEPTED      31-23-1        21-12-1
  Avg gain per pass play                           7.0            8.6
KICKOFFS: Number-In End Zone-Touchbacks          5-0-0          4-1-0
PUNTS: Number and Average                       5-43.4         5-39.2
  Had blocked                                        0              0
  Net punting average                             43.4           35.8
TOTAL RETURN YARDAGE (Not including kickoffs)        3             45
  Number-Yards: Punt Returns                       0-0           1-17
  Number-Yards: Kickoff Returns                  4-103           4-58
  Number-Yards: Interception Returns               1-3           1-28
PENALTIES: Number-Yards                          11-69           4-26
FUMBLES: Number-Lost                               1-0            1-1
TOUCHDOWNS                                           2              3
  Rushing                                            1              1
  Passing                                            1              2
  Interceptions                                      0              0
  Other (blocked kicks, etc.)                        0              0
EXTRA POINTS: Made-Attempts                        2-2            3-3
  Kicking: Made-Attempts                           2-2            3-3
  Passing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0
  Rushing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0
FIELD GOALS: Made-Attempts                         2-2            0-0
  FGs - PATs had blocked                           0-0            0-0
RED ZONE EFFICIENCY                            2-3-67%       2-2-100%
GOAL TO GO EFFICIENCY                         1-1-100%         0-0-0%
SAFETIES                                             0              0
TIME OF POSSESSION                               36:51          23:09


INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

SAN DIEGO                               ATLANTA                                 

RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD  RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
L TOMLINSO           23  64  2.8 10  1  T DUCKETT            11  45  4.1 11  0
J CHATMAN             3  12  4.0  7  0  M VICK                9  35  3.9 14  1
R CALDWELL            1  12 12.0 12  0  W DUNN                5  13  2.6  5  0
D BREES               1   4  4.0  4  0
T DWIGHT              2   2  1.0  4  0
L NEAL                1   1  1.0  1  0

PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG  PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
D BREES             23-31-227  1  1 23  M VICK              12-21-218  1  2 50

Sacked-Yards Lost: D BREES 1-4.         Sacked-Yards Lost: M VICK 3-12.

RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD  RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
A GATES               6  80 13.3 23  0  A CRUMPLER            4  54 13.5 20  1
E PARKER              6  76 12.7 17  1  P PRICE               2  67 33.5 50  0
L TOMLINSO            4  16  4.0  8  0  J GRIFFITH            2  31 15.5 24  0
K OSGOOD              3  37 12.3 22  0  B FINNERAN            2  30 15.0 26  0
L NEAL                2   1  0.5  1  0  D WHITE               1  32 32.0 32  1
R CALDWELL            1   9  9.0  9  0  D BLAKELY             1   4  4.0  4  0
J PEELLE              1   8  8.0  8  0

INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD  INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
D FLORENCE            1   3  3.0  3  0  K BROOKING            1   2  2.0  2  0

PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG  PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
M SCIFRES            5 217 43.4 0 2 51  C MOHR               5 196 39.2 0 3 45

T = Touchbacks, I = Inside 20

PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD  PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
                                        A ROSSUM              1  17 17.0 17  0

KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD  KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
T DWIGHT              4 103 25.8 32  0  A ROSSUM              4  58 14.5 19  0

KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA      KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA
----------------------------------      ----------------------------------
N KAEDING             2/2    2/2        J FEELY               3/3    0/0  
Dist.: 53 28                                                                    

                                 O-D                                     O-D
FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC    FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
R CALDWELL            1    0   0 0-0    T DUCKETT             1    1   0 0-0
J FLETCHER            0    0   0 0-1    A BEASLEY             0    0   1 0-0

DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD     DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
S FOLEY               6  5  1  2-7      K MATHIS              8  8  0  0-0  
R GODFREY             4  4  0  0-0      M STEWART             7  7  0  0-0  
J WILLIAMS            4  4  0  0-0      K BROOKING            7  6  1  0-0  
D EDWARDS             3  3  0  0-0      A BEASLEY             5  5  0  0-0  
B LEBER               3  3  0  0-0      C HALL                5  5  0  0-0  
T KIEL                3  3  0  0-0      D WILLIAMS            4  3  1  0-0  
I OLSHANSKY           2  2  0  1-5      B SCOTT               3  3  0  0-0  
Z MORENO              2  2  0  0-0      C PINKNEY             2  2  0  0-0  
J WILSON              2  2  0  0-0      C LAVALAIS            2  2  0  0-0  
S DAVIS               2  2  0  0-0      J DUNCAN              2  2  0  0-0  
D SCOTT               1  1  0  0-0      B SMITH               2  2  0  0-0  
J CESAIRE             1  1  0  0-0      E JASPER              2  1  1  0-0  
                                        A ROSSUM              1  1  0  0-0  
                                        P KERNEY              1  1  0  0-0  

Officials: Referee-Walt Anderson, Umpire-Butch Hannah, Head 
Linesman-Derick Bowers, Line Judge-Gary Arthur, Field Judge-Bill 
Lovett, Side Judge-Jeff  Lamberth, Back Judge-Billy Smith.

Att: 70,187   Time of Game: 2:59



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