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National Football League
BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
Atlanta 48, Houston 21
When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, October 4, 2015
Where: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia
Temperature: Dome
Head Official: Carl Cheffers
Attendance: 69904
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Houston 0002121
Atlanta 72114648
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 8:32
Atlanta TD Atlanta 7 - Houston 0
Devonta Freeman 16 yd. run (Matt Bryant kick)
2nd Quarter - 14:39
Atlanta TD Atlanta 14 - Houston 0
Devonta Freeman 23 yd. run (Matt Bryant kick)
2nd Quarter - 12:24
Atlanta TD Atlanta 21 - Houston 0
Desmond Trufant 24 yd. fumble recovery (Matt Bryant kick)
2nd Quarter - 3:11
Atlanta TD Atlanta 28 - Houston 0
Leonard Hankerson 3 yd. pass from Matt Ryan (Matt Bryant kick)
3rd Quarter - 10:50
Atlanta TD Atlanta 35 - Houston 0
Devonta Freeman 6 yd. run (Matt Bryant kick)
3rd Quarter - 2:56
Atlanta TD Atlanta 42 - Houston 0
Terron Ward 8 yd. run (Matt Bryant kick)
4th Quarter - 14:22
Houston TD Atlanta 42 - Houston 7
C.J. Fiedorowicz 5 yd. pass from Brian Hoyer (Nick Novak kick)
4th Quarter - 9:09
Houston TD Atlanta 42 - Houston 14
Chris Polk 1 yd. run (Nick Novak kick)
4th Quarter - 3:01
Houston TD Atlanta 42 - Houston 21
Cecil Shorts 8 yd. pass from Brian Hoyer (Nick Novak kick)
4th Quarter - 0:00
Atlanta TD Atlanta 48 - Houston 21
Nathan Stupar 84 yd. fumble recovery (run failed)
TEAMS
Team Stats
  Houston Atlanta
1st Downs 24 22
Rushing 3 8
Passing 19 10
Penalty 2 4
3rd Down Conversions 7-15 9-16
4th Down Conversions 0-2 1-1
Punts-Average 4-48.5 6-47.7
Return Yards 110 57
Punts-Returns 4-40 2-29
Kickoffs-Returns 3-70 1-29
Int - Returns 0-0 1--1
Penalties-Yards 5-35 10-80
Fumbles-Lost 3-3 0-0
Time of Possession 24:08 35:52
Total Net Yards 428 378
Total Plays 75 64
Average Gain 5.7 5.9
Net Yards Rushing 54 135
Rushes 17 35
Average/Rush 3.2 3.9
Net Yards Passing 374 243
Comp-Att 29-57 19-27
Yards/Pass 6.4 8.4
Sacked-Yards Lost 1-8 2-13
Had Intercepted 1 0
Touchdowns 3 7
Rushing 1 4
Passing 2 1
Other 0 2
Extra Points 3-3 6-7
Field Goals 0-1 0-0
Red Zone Efficiency 3-4-75% 4-4-100%
Goal To Go Efficiency 2-3-67% 1-1-100%
Safeties 0 0
PLAYER STATS
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
B. Hoyer 17/30 232 2 0
R. Mallett 12/27 150 0 1
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. Ryan 19/27 256 1 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
C. Polk 3 27 9.0 1 17
A. Blue 6 17 2.8 0 9
A. Foster 8 10 1.2 0 5
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
T. Ward 19 72 3.8 1 13
D. Freeman 14 68 4.9 3 23
M. Ryan 1 -1 -1.0 0 -1
S. Renfree 1 -4 -4.0 0 -4
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
D. Hopkins 22 9 157 17.4 0 28
C. Shorts 10 6 87 14.5 1 42
K. Mumphery 7 4 56 14.0 0 26
C. Fiedorowicz 3 3 28 9.3 1 19
A. Foster 5 3 25 8.3 0 15
C. Polk 4 3 23 7.7 0 11
G. Graham 6 1 6 6.0 0 6
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
L. Hankerson 8 6 103 17.2 1 55
D. Freeman 6 5 81 16.2 0 44
J. Jones 6 4 38 9.5 0 19
T. Ward 1 1 18 18.0 0 18
N. Williams 1 1 8 8.0 0 8
R. White 4 2 8 4.0 0 4
P. DiMarco 1 0 0 0 0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
J. Babineaux 1 -1 0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
J. Watt 1.0 8.0
J. Crick 1.0 5.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
R. Hageman 1.0 8.0
Tackles
  Tk Ast
W. Moore 4 0
P. Adams 4 0
A. Bradford 4 1
N. Stupar 3 0
P. Worrilow 3 1
R. Therezie 3 2
K. Biermann 2 0
B. Reed 2 0
D. Trufant 2 0
J. Bartu 2 1
K. Ishmael 2 2
G. Jarrett 1 0
J. Durant 1 0
J. Babineaux 1 0
D. Southward 1 0
V. Beasley 1 0
P. DiMarco 1 0
R. Alford 1 0
R. Hageman 1 1
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
J. Watt 3.0
B. Cushing 1.0
J. Crick 1.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
R. Hageman 1.0
B. Reed 1.0
Fumbles
  NO.
C. Fiedorowicz 1
C. Shorts 1
A. Foster 1
Fumbles
  NO.
No fumbles