Week 7 Minnesota Vikings - Pittsburgh Steelers

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
October 20th, 2009

WhatIfSports.com "played" the 2009 Week 7 - Minnesota Vikings vs. Pittsburgh Steelers game 10,001 times. The Minnesota Vikings win 54.9% of the time by an average score of 23.8-23.4. The stats in the boxscore below represent the average outcomes of those simulations.

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NFL Week 7
Vikings emblemVikings
@
Steelers
Sun., Oct. 25
Steelers emblem
NFC
Minnesota
AFC
Pittsburgh
24GAME PROJECTION (Oct. 20, 2009)23
Win % 54.9 Win % 45.1
Over/Under 45.5 Spread -4.0
Win % ATS 61.0 Win % ATS 39.0
Over % 53.8 Under % 46.2
First Downs 20 First Downs 18
Rushing 7 Rushing 5
Passing 12 Passing 13
Penalty 0 Penalty 0
3rd Down Eff 7/14 3rd Down Eff 6/13
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 34-141 Rushes-Yards 26-89
Avg Rush 4.1 Avg Rush 3.4
Comp-Att-Int 17-27-1 Comp-Att-Int 19-31-1
Passing Yards 209 Passing Yards 235
Sacked-Yards 2-12 Sacked-Yards 3-21
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-44 Punts-Avg 4-40
KR-Avg 5-24 KR-Avg 5-24
PR-Avg 4-10 PR-Avg 4-14
Penalties-Yards 3-21 Penalties-Yards 3-20
Time of Possession 31:36 Time of Possession 28:57
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Adrian Peterson 21.2 104.6 1.0
Chester Taylor 6.0 16.7 0.1
Naufahu Tahi 3.8 10.2 0.1
Albert Young 1.6 5.8 0.1
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Rashard Mendenhall 15.1 62.7 0.5
Willie Parker 6.2 16.9 0.1
Ben Roethlisberger 3.3 5.7 0.0
Mewelde Moore 1.0 3.0 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Sidney Rice 5.0 88.4 0.6
Percy Harvin 3.0 39.3 0.3
Visanthe Shiancoe 3.0 30.7 0.2
Bernard Berrian 2.8 29.4 0.2
Adrian Peterson 2.0 18.2 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Hines Ward 6.2 88.8 0.5
Santonio Holmes 3.9 64.9 0.4
Heath Miller 5.2 52.5 0.3
Mike Wallace 1.4 27.2 0.2
Rashard Mendenhall 1.8 18.5 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Brett Favre 221.1 1.6 0.5
Passing YDS TD INT
Ben Roethlisberger 256.3 1.6 0.9
Field Goals Made Missed
Ryan Longwell 1.7 0.2
Field Goals Made Missed
Jeff Reed 1.7 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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