Week 3 San Francisco 49ers - Minnesota Vikings

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

WhatIfSports.com "played" the 2009 Week 3 - San Francisco 49ers vs. Minnesota Vikings game 10,001 times. The Minnesota Vikings win 59.1% of the time by an average score of 23.3-18.6. The stats in the boxscore below represent the average outcomes of those simulations.

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NFL Week 3
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Vikings
Sun., Sep. 27
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NFC
San Francisco
NFC
Minnesota
19GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 22, 2009)23
Win % 40.9 Win % 59.1
Over/Under 40.5 Spread -7.0
Win % ATS 55.1 Win % ATS 41.1
Over % 52.8 Under % 47.2
First Downs 18 First Downs 18
Rushing 7 Rushing 7
Passing 10 Passing 11
Penalty 1 Penalty 0
3rd Down Eff 6/14 3rd Down Eff 6/13
4th Down Eff 1/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 35-136 Rushes-Yards 33-144
Avg Rush 3.9 Avg Rush 4.4
Comp-Att-Int 16-25-1 Comp-Att-Int 16-26-1
Passing Yards 171 Passing Yards 182
Sacked-Yards 2-12 Sacked-Yards 2-11
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-45 Punts-Avg 4-45
KR-Avg 5-23 KR-Avg 5-25
PR-Avg 4-13 PR-Avg 4-10
Penalties-Yards 4-24 Penalties-Yards 4-23
Time of Possession 30:36 Time of Possession 30:00
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Frank Gore 19.9 89.6 0.7
Glen Coffee 7.2 23.7 0.2
Moran Norris 3.7 13.0 0.1
Shaun Hill 2.7 6.8 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Adrian Peterson 21.8 102.4 0.9
Percy Harvin 6.1 28.5 0.2
Chester Taylor 3.6 12.1 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Isaac Bruce 3.6 40.8 0.3
Josh Morgan 2.1 37.2 0.3
Vernon Davis 3.3 33.0 0.2
Frank Gore 2.7 26.9 0.2
Arnaz Battle 2.0 24.2 0.2
Receiving REC YDS TD
Bernard Berrian 3.2 53.6 0.3
Percy Harvin 3.4 37.5 0.3
Sidney Rice 3.1 35.1 0.2
Visanthe Shiancoe 3.1 32.4 0.2
Adrian Peterson 1.4 12.7 0.1
Chester Taylor 1.0 9.8 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Shaun Hill 183.1 1.2 0.8
Passing YDS TD INT
Brett Favre 192.9 1.2 0.9
Field Goals Made Missed
Joe Nedney 1.4 0.2
Field Goals Made Missed
Ryan Longwell 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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