St. Louis Rams at Atlanta Falcons 27 to 31

Sunday, December 28, 2008, Week 17

The St. Louis Rams played the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta on Sunday, December 28, 2008, Week 17 of the 2008 season. The Falcons won by a score of 31-27. The Rams continued their losing streak, now at 10 games. Their last win was on Sunday, October 19, 2008 against the Dallas Cowboys. With this game, the Falcons finished the season 7-1-0 at home, while the Rams finished 1-7-0 on the road for the 2008 season.

The Falcons finished the season with a record of 11-5-0, while the Rams finished the season at 2-14-0.

St. Louis Rams offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
408 206 202 0 22


Interim Head Coach: Jim Haslett Assistant Head Coach: Rick Venturi, Art Valero Offensive Coordinator: Al Saunders Special Teams Coordinator: Al Roberts Quarterbacks Coach: Terry Shea Wide Receivers Coach: Henry Ellard Offensive Line Coach: Steve Loney Running Backs Coach: Art Valero Tight Ends Coach: Jim Chaney Special Assistant/Offense: Jeff Horton Assistant Wide Receivers Coach: Bob Saunders Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Jeff Horton Offensive Quality Control Coach: Brandon Schwab Defensive Line Coach: Brian Baker Linebackers Coach: Rick Venturi, Mike Cox Secondary Coach: Ron Milus Assistant Secondary Coach: Todd Downing, Mike Cox Defensive Quality Control Coach: Todd Downing Assistant Special Teams Coach: Keith Murphy Quality Control Coach: Keith Murphy Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dana LeDuc Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Chuck Faucette Director of Scouting Administration: Debbie Pollom Scout: Steve Kazor Area Scout: John Mancini Coaching Administrative Assistant: Ron Milus

Atlanta Falcons offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
417 154 263 3 17


Head Coach: Mike Smith Assistant Head Coach: Emmitt Thomas Offensive Coordinator: Mike Mularkey Defensive Coordinator: Brian VanGorder Special Teams Coordinator: Keith Armstrong Quarterbacks Coach: Bill Musgrave Wide Receivers Coach: Terry Robiskie Offensive Line Coach: Paul T. Boudreau Running Backs Coach: Gerald Brown Tight Ends Coach: Chris Scelfo Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Paul Dunn Offensive Assistant Coach: Glenn Thomas Defensive Line Coach: Ray Hamilton Linebackers Coach: Glenn Pires Defensive Backs Coach: Alvin Reynolds Secondary Coach: Emmitt Thomas Defensive Assistant Coach: Joe Danna Assistant Special Teams Coach: Tom McMahon Assistant to the Head Coach: Andrew Weidinger Director of Athletic Performance: Jeff Fish Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Bill Hughan Owner: Arthur Blank General Manager: Thomas Dimitroff Pro Scout: Les Snead Nutritionist: Josh Hingst Seasonal Assistant Athletic Trainer: Michael Blankenship Intern Athletic Trainer: Chad Cook Intern: Patrick Mularkey