Carolina vs. Tampa Bay

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
October 7th, 2008

WhatIfSports.com "played" the Week 6 - Carolina Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers game 10,001 times. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers win 56.7% of the time by an average score of 24-21.1. 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 6 NFL Scores page.

Carolina Team Stats Tampa Bay Team Stats
Points 21.1 Points 24
Win % 43.3 Win % 56.7
First Downs 18.3 First Downs 19.5
- Rushing 6.2 - Rushing 7.6
- Passing 11.7 - Passing 11.4
- Penalty 0.4 - Penalty 0.5
3rd Down Eff 6.9/13.7 3rd Down Eff 6.1/13.3
4th Down Eff 0.2/0.5 4th Down Eff 0.7/1.5
Rushes-Yards 33.9-129.7 Rushes-Yards 30.6-143.6
Avg Rush 3.8 Avg Rush 4.7
Comp-Att-Int 16.3-25-0.6 Comp-Att-Int 18.3-30.3-0.8
Passing Yards 210.4 Passing Yards 200.6
Sacked-Yards 1.7-10.3 Sacked-Yards 1.7-9.6
Fumbles-Lost 0.7-0.3 Fumbles-Lost 0.5-0.3
Punts-Avg 3.7-43.1 Punts-Avg 3.8-40.3
KR-Avg 4.6-21.5 KR-Avg 5.2-21.7
PR-Avg 3.7-8 PR-Avg 3.7-7.5
Penalties-Yards 3.4-22.4 Penalties-Yards 3.3-21.6
Time of Possession 30:56 Time of Possession 29:39

Carolina Individual Stats Tampa Bay Individual Stats
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
DeAngelo Williams 22.6 90.5 0.7
Jonathan Stewart 9.6 36.4 0.3
Brad Hoover 1 3.4 0
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Earnest Graham 22.1 109 0.9
Warrick Dunn 7 31.9 0.4
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Steve Smith 5 80.7 0.5
Muhsin Muhammad 4.1 58.7 0.4
D.J. Hackett 1.9 26.3 0.2
Dante Rosario 2.1 23.5 0.2
DeAngelo Williams 1.4 12.7 0.1
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Antonio Bryant 5.5 72.7 0.4
Ike Hilliard 4.9 45.9 0.2
Michael Clayton 3 29.6 0.2
Dexter Jackson 1.2 27.9 0.2
Earnest Graham 1.8 14.7 0.1
Alex Smith 1 10.2 0.1
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Jake Delhomme 16.3 25 220.7 1.5 0.6
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Jeff Garcia 18.3 30.3 210 1.2 0.8
Field Goals
  Made Missed
John Kasay 2 0.3
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Matt Bryant 1.3 0.2

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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