Week 3 New York Giants - Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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 York Giants vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers game 10,001 times. The New York Giants win 86.8% of the time by an average score of 26.6-13.7. The stats in the boxscore below represent the average outcomes of those simulations.

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NFL Week 3
Giants emblemGiants
@
Buccaneers
Sun., Sep. 27
Buccaneers emblem
NFC
New York
NFC
Tampa Bay
27GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 22, 2009)14
Win % 86.8 Win % 13.2
Over/Under 44.0 Spread 7.0
Win % ATS 63.7 Win % ATS 33.6
Over % 33.7 Under % 62.2
First Downs 22 First Downs 14
Rushing 10 Rushing 6
Passing 11 Passing 8
Penalty 1 Penalty 0
3rd Down Eff 6/13 3rd Down Eff 5/14
4th Down Eff 0/0 4th Down Eff 1/2
Rushes-Yards 38-188 Rushes-Yards 30-119
Avg Rush 4.9 Avg Rush 3.9
Comp-Att-Int 15-24-1 Comp-Att-Int 13-27-1
Passing Yards 188 Passing Yards 131
Sacked-Yards 1-6 Sacked-Yards 3-20
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-42 Punts-Avg 5-41
KR-Avg 3-22 KR-Avg 6-24
PR-Avg 5-10 PR-Avg 4-10
Penalties-Yards 3-20 Penalties-Yards 4-25
Time of Possession 33:01 Time of Possession 27:28
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Brandon Jacobs 16.8 89.7 0.9
Ahmad Bradshaw 16.4 87.7 0.9
Madison Hedgecock 2.4 8.1 0.0
Eli Manning 2.9 2.0 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Derrick Ward 10.4 46.2 0.2
Carnell Williams 10.6 38.5 0.1
Earnest Graham 6.7 27.9 0.2
Receiving REC YDS TD
Steve Smith 5.5 71.0 0.5
Mario Manningham 4.8 70.0 0.6
Kevin Boss 2.2 26.2 0.2
Derek Hagan 1.4 15.5 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Sammie Stroughter 1.9 33.4 0.1
Kellen Winslow 3.4 33.3 0.2
Michael Clayton 2.0 25.7 0.1
Maurice Stovall 2.2 20.6 0.1
Jerramy Stevens 1.1 10.9 0.1
Carnell Williams 1.1 10.5 0.1
Derrick Ward 1.0 8.9 0.0
Passing YDS TD INT
Eli Manning 194.2 1.5 0.8
Passing YDS TD INT
Byron Leftwich 151.3 0.7 1.0
Field Goals Made Missed
Lawrence Tynes 1.3 0.8
Field Goals Made Missed
Mike Nugent 0.9 0.4

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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