Detroit vs. Indianapolis

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
December 9th, 2008

WhatIfSports.com "played" the Week 15 - Detroit Lions vs. Indianapolis Colts game 10,001 times. The Indianapolis Colts win 94.4% of the time by an average score of 34-11. 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 15 NFL Scores page.

Detroit Team Stats Indianapolis Team Stats
Points 11 Points 34
Win % 5.6 Win % 94.4
First Downs 13 First Downs 23
- Rushing 4 - Rushing 8
- Passing 9 - Passing 14
- Penalty 1 - Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 4/14 3rd Down Eff 7/14
4th Down Eff 0/2 4th Down Eff 0/0
Rushes-Yards 20-76 Rushes-Yards 37-143
Avg Rush 4 Avg Rush 4
Comp-Att-Int 15-35-1 Comp-Att-Int 20-31-1
Passing Yards 181 Passing Yards 244
Sacked-Yards 3-16 Sacked-Yards 2-10
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 6-41 Punts-Avg 4-41
KR-Avg 7-19 KR-Avg 4-20
PR-Avg 4-9 PR-Avg 6-9
Penalties-Yards 4-27 Penalties-Yards 4-24
Time of Possession 24:00 Time of Possession 36:09

Detroit Individual Stats Indianapolis Individual Stats
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Kevin Smith 16 65 0
Rudi Johnson 3 7 0
Daunte Culpepper 1 2 0
Jerome Felton 1 1 0
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Dominic Rhodes 16 64 1
Joseph Addai 15 62 1
Chad Simpson 4 18 0
Peyton Manning 2 -1 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Calvin Johnson 6 96 0
John Standeford 2 25 0
Kevin Smith 3 24 0
John Owens 2 19 0
Michael Gaines 1 13 0
Keary Colbert 1 11 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Reggie Wayne 5 76 1
Marvin Harrison 5 61 0
Dallas Clark 4 40 0
Anthony Gonzalez 3 35 0
Dominic Rhodes 1 13 0
Gijon Robinson 1 12 0
Joseph Addai 1 5 0
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Daunte Culpepper 12 30 167 1 1
Dan Orlovsky 2 5 30 0 0
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Peyton Manning 20 31 253 2 1
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Jason Hanson 2 0
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Adam Vinatieri 2 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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