Week 2 Minnesota Vikings - Detroit Lions

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
September 15th, 2009

WhatIfSports.com "played" the 2009 Week 2 - Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions game 10,001 times. The Minnesota Vikings win 82.0% of the time by an average score of 30.0-19.4. The stats in the boxscore below represent the average outcomes of those simulations.

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NFL Week 2
Vikings emblemVikings
@
Lions
Sun., Sep. 20
Lions emblem
NFC
Minnesota
NFC
Detroit
30GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 15, 2009)19
Win % 82.0 Win % 18.0
Over/Under 46.5 Spread 10.0
Win % ATS 50.0 Win % ATS 48.3
Over % 57.8 Under % 42.2
First Downs 22 First Downs 17
Rushing 10 Rushing 6
Passing 12 Passing 11
Penalty 1 Penalty 0
3rd Down Eff 6/12 3rd Down Eff 6/13
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 37-181 Rushes-Yards 31-117
Avg Rush 4.9 Avg Rush 3.8
Comp-Att-Int 16-24-1 Comp-Att-Int 15-27-1
Passing Yards 199 Passing Yards 195
Sacked-Yards 2-11 Sacked-Yards 2-12
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 3-45 Punts-Avg 4-43
KR-Avg 4-25 KR-Avg 6-23
PR-Avg 4-10 PR-Avg 3-12
Penalties-Yards 3-22 Penalties-Yards 4-27
Time of Possession 32:50 Time of Possession 27:27
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Adrian Peterson 22.8 126.2 1.2
Chester Taylor 7.6 34.1 0.4
Naufahu Tahi 2.2 9.6 0.1
Albert Young 1.7 7.7 0.1
Brett Favre 1.4 -1.2 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Kevin Smith 13.8 53.7 0.3
Maurice Morris 6.6 27.0 0.2
Aaron Brown 6.7 24.3 0.1
Jerome Felton 1.9 4.9 0.0
Matthew Stafford 1.0 1.7 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Bernard Berrian 3.0 52.6 0.5
Visanthe Shiancoe 3.9 51.7 0.4
Sidney Rice 3.7 41.3 0.4
Percy Harvin 3.3 35.2 0.3
Chester Taylor 1.2 11.4 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Calvin Johnson 5.3 94.6 0.5
Bryant Johnson 3.4 45.7 0.2
Kevin Smith 2.9 26.9 0.2
Dennis Northcutt 1.6 20.8 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Brett Favre 210.4 1.9 0.7
Passing YDS TD INT
Matthew Stafford 206.9 1.2 1.4
Field Goals Made Missed
Ryan Longwell 1.5 0.2
Field Goals Made Missed
Jason Hanson 1.5 0.2

Paul Bessire is the Product Manager of Content and Quantitative Analysis for WhatIfSports.com, a division of FOX Sports Interactive specializing in fantasy football simulation analysis and football sim games. With any comments, questions or topic suggestions, Paul can be reached at BtB@whatifsports.com. Thanks!

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