Week 3 New Orleans Saints - Buffalo Bills

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
September 22nd, 2009

WhatIfSports.com "played" the 2009 Week 3 - New Orleans Saints vs. Buffalo Bills game 10,001 times. The New Orleans Saints win 83.3% of the time by an average score of 32.8-21.6. The stats in the boxscore below represent the average outcomes of those simulations.

To view NFL picks and fantasy football projections from every NFL game this week, visit our Week 3 NFL Scores page.

NFL Week 3
Saints emblemSaints
@
Bills
Sun., Sep. 27
Bills emblem
NFC
New Orleans
AFC
Buffalo
33GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 22, 2009)22
Win % 83.3 Win % 16.7
Over/Under 52.5 Spread 5.0
Win % ATS 61.5 Win % ATS 36.1
Over % 53.7 Under % 46.3
First Downs 24 First Downs 17
Rushing 7 Rushing 5
Passing 16 Passing 12
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 7/13 3rd Down Eff 6/14
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 31-120 Rushes-Yards 24-94
Avg Rush 3.9 Avg Rush 3.9
Comp-Att-Int 24-34-1 Comp-Att-Int 19-34-1
Passing Yards 306 Passing Yards 219
Sacked-Yards 1-5 Sacked-Yards 2-14
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 3-40 Punts-Avg 4-43
KR-Avg 4-23 KR-Avg 6-24
PR-Avg 4-13 PR-Avg 3-14
Penalties-Yards 3-19 Penalties-Yards 4-23
Time of Possession 33:26 Time of Possession 27:03
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Pierre Thomas 14.2 65.7 0.9
Reggie Bush 10.7 41.9 0.4
Lynell Hamilton 2.0 7.2 0.1
Heath Evans 1.5 3.5 0.0
Drew Brees 2.3 1.4 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Fred Jackson 16.0 67.8 0.6
Xavier Omon 5.3 18.5 0.2
Trent Edwards 2.7 6.6 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Marques Colston 6.3 94.3 0.8
Jeremy Shockey 5.5 62.8 0.5
Devery Henderson 2.6 53.2 0.5
Reggie Bush 2.7 28.6 0.2
Robert Meachem 1.7 24.5 0.3
David Thomas 2.5 23.0 0.2
Heath Evans 1.3 13.8 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Terrell Owens 4.3 67.0 0.5
Lee Evans 3.1 47.5 0.2
Fred Jackson 4.6 42.9 0.2
Shawn Nelson 2.9 31.9 0.2
Josh Reed 1.6 17.9 0.2
Derek Fine 1.6 16.3 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Drew Brees 310.0 2.8 0.8
Passing YDS TD INT
Trent Edwards 232.5 1.4 1.3
Field Goals Made Missed
John Carney 1.5 0.3
Field Goals Made Missed
Rian Lindell 1.3 0.5

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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