Week 3 Atlanta Falcons - New England Patriots

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

WhatIfSports.com "played" the 2009 Week 3 - Atlanta Falcons vs. New England Patriots game 10,001 times. The New England Patriots win 56.1% of the time by an average score of 24.1-20.3. The stats in the boxscore below represent the average outcomes of those simulations.

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NFL Week 3
Falcons emblemFalcons
@
Patriots
Sun., Sep. 27
Patriots emblem
NFC
Atlanta
AFC
New England
20GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 22, 2009)24
Win % 43.9 Win % 56.1
Over/Under 44.5 Spread -4.0
Win % ATS 46.9 Win % ATS 52.0
Over % 48.9 Under % 51.1
First Downs 18 First Downs 20
Rushing 7 Rushing 8
Passing 11 Passing 12
Penalty 0 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/13 3rd Down Eff 6/13
4th Down Eff 1/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 35-150 Rushes-Yards 32-144
Avg Rush 4.3 Avg Rush 4.5
Comp-Att-Int 14-24-1 Comp-Att-Int 19-29-1
Passing Yards 180 Passing Yards 209
Sacked-Yards 2-9 Sacked-Yards 2-12
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-40 Punts-Avg 3-42
KR-Avg 5-23 KR-Avg 5-21
PR-Avg 3-9 PR-Avg 4-10
Penalties-Yards 3-20 Penalties-Yards 3-21
Time of Possession 29:59 Time of Possession 30:46
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Michael Turner 22.5 103.5 0.8
Jerious Norwood 5.2 23.7 0.2
Jason Snelling 4.5 17.7 0.2
Matt Ryan 2.2 2.9 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Fred Taylor 11.1 52.4 0.4
Laurence Maroney 9.4 42.2 0.4
Sammy Morris 5.6 25.2 0.2
Kevin Faulk 4.1 20.7 0.2
Receiving REC YDS TD
Roddy White 3.9 57.9 0.4
Tony Gonzalez 4.8 51.7 0.3
Michael Jenkins 2.9 42.9 0.3
Marty Booker 1.4 21.9 0.2
Receiving REC YDS TD
Randy Moss 5.5 87.3 0.6
Wes Welker 6.4 63.3 0.4
Joey Galloway 2.0 22.7 0.2
Benjamin Watson 1.8 18.5 0.1
Julian Edelman 1.8 18.3 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Matt Ryan 188.8 1.4 0.9
Passing YDS TD INT
Tom Brady 221.2 1.5 0.9
Field Goals Made Missed
Jason Elam 1.2 0.3
Field Goals Made Missed
Stephen Gostkowski 1.3 0.7

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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