Chicago vs. Detroit

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
September 30th, 2008

WhatIfSports.com "played" the Week 5 - Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions game 10,001 times. The Chicago Bears win 71.6% of the time by an average score of 26.6-17.3. 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 5 NFL Scores page.

Chicago Team Stats Detroit Team Stats
Points 26.6 Points 17.3
Win % 71.6 Win % 28.4
First Downs 18.3 First Downs 16.3
- Rushing 7.7 - Rushing 4.7
- Passing 9.9 - Passing 11.2
- Penalty 0.6 - Penalty 0.4
3rd Down Eff 6.4/13.8 3rd Down Eff 5.9/14.7
4th Down Eff 0.2/0.3 4th Down Eff 0.5/1.2
Rushes-Yards 34.2-133 Rushes-Yards 29.2-100.8
Avg Rush 3.9 Avg Rush 3.5
Comp-Att-Int 17.3-26.2-0.6 Comp-Att-Int 17.1-30.6-1
Passing Yards 190.4 Passing Yards 205.8
Sacked-Yards 1.3-7.1 Sacked-Yards 2.1-13.1
Fumbles-Lost 0.8-0.4 Fumbles-Lost 0.8-0.4
Punts-Avg 3.8-41.7 Punts-Avg 5.1-40.8
KR-Avg 4.2-24.5 KR-Avg 6-18.4
PR-Avg 5.1-13.7 PR-Avg 3.8-8.5
Penalties-Yards 3.4-21.8 Penalties-Yards 4.4-28.6
Time of Possession 31:51 Time of Possession 28:32

Chicago Individual Stats Detroit Individual Stats
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Matt Forte 20.4 88.2 0.7
Kevin Jones 8.8 34.7 0.3
Jason McKie 1.4 3.2 0
Kyle Orton 2.6 2.8 0
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Rudi Johnson 18.6 70.5 0.4
Kevin Smith 9.6 28.3 0.2
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Rashied Davis 3.8 42.6 0.3
Desmond Clark 2.8 37.5 0.3
Matt Forte 3.6 36.8 0.3
Marty Booker 2.1 33.4 0.3
Devin Hester 2.9 27.8 0.2
Greg Olsen 1 10.2 0.1
Jason McKie 1 9.1 0.1
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Calvin Johnson 6.4 101.7 0.4
Roy Williams 3.1 44.9 0.2
Shaun McDonald 2.5 22.4 0.1
Rudi Johnson 1.2 14.2 0.1
Michael Gaines 1.4 11.7 0.1
Kevin Smith 1 8.7 0
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Kyle Orton 17.3 26.2 197.5 1.6 0.6
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Jon Kitna 17.1 30.5 218.6 1 1
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Robbie Gould 2.6 0.5
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Jason Hanson 1.7 0.3

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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