Tampa Bay vs. Detroit

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
November 18th, 2008

WhatIfSports.com "played" the Week 12 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Detroit Lions game 10,001 times. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers win 92.3% of the time by an average score of 33-16. The stats in the boxscore below represent the average outcomes of those simulations.

To view stats and scores from every NFL game this week and learn more about how these simulations work, please visit our Week 12 NFL Scores page.

Tampa Bay Team Stats Detroit Team Stats
Points 33 Points 16
Win % 92.3 Win % 7.7
First Downs 24 First Downs 14
- Rushing 8 - Rushing 4
- Passing 15 - Passing 10
- Penalty 1 - Penalty 0
3rd Down Eff 7/13 3rd Down Eff 5/13
4th Down Eff 1/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 34-142 Rushes-Yards 22-89
Avg Rush 4 Avg Rush 4
Comp-Att-Int 23-31-1 Comp-Att-Int 16-32-1
Passing Yards 265 Passing Yards 197
Sacked-Yards 2-11 Sacked-Yards 2-14
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 3-40 Punts-Avg 5-41
KR-Avg 4-21 KR-Avg 6-19
PR-Avg 5-8 PR-Avg 3-8
Penalties-Yards 3-21 Penalties-Yards 4-26
Time of Possession 35:37 Time of Possession 24:28

Tampa Bay Individual Stats Detroit Individual Stats
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Warrick Dunn 17 83 1
Carnell Williams 9 43 1
B.J. Askew 3 9 0
Jeff Garcia 4 5 0
Michael Clayton 1 2 0
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Kevin Smith 15 70 0
Rudi Johnson 3 10 0
Daunte Culpepper 3 8 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Antonio Bryant 7 93 1
Jerramy Stevens 6 74 1
Michael Clayton 3 39 0
Warrick Dunn 4 35 0
Carnell Williams 2 19 0
B.J. Askew 1 7 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Calvin Johnson 6 107 0
Kevin Smith 4 42 0
Shaun McDonald 3 30 0
John Standeford 1 12 0
Michael Gaines 1 12 0
Casey FitzSimmons 1 6 0
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Jeff Garcia 23 31 276 2 1
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Daunte Culpepper 16 32 211 1 1
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Matt Bryant 1 1
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Jason Hanson 1 1

Paul Bessire is the Senior Quantitative Analyst and Content Manager for WhatIfSports.com and a member of the Pro Football Writers of America. With any comments, questions or topic suggestions, Paul can be reached at BtB@whatifsports.com. Thanks!

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