Week 8 St. Louis Rams - Detroit Lions

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
October 27th, 2009

WhatIfSports.com "played" the 2009 Week 8 - St. Louis Rams vs. Detroit Lions game 10,001 times. The St. Louis Rams win 57.9% of the time by an average score of 20.8-20.2. 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 8 NFL Scores page.

NFL Week 8
Rams emblemRams
@
Lions
Sun., Nov. 1
Lions emblem
NFC
St. Louis
NFC
Detroit
21GAME PROJECTION (Oct. 27, 2009)20
Win % 57.9 Win % 42.1
Over/Under 0.0 Spread 0.0
Win % ATS 57.9 Win % ATS 42.1
Over % 95.0 Under % 5.0
First Downs 19 First Downs 18
Rushing 8 Rushing 7
Passing 10 Passing 10
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/14 3rd Down Eff 6/14
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 34-152 Rushes-Yards 34-129
Avg Rush 4.5 Avg Rush 3.8
Comp-Att-Int 15-27-1 Comp-Att-Int 14-27-1
Passing Yards 173 Passing Yards 166
Sacked-Yards 2-12 Sacked-Yards 2-11
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 5-46 Punts-Avg 5-43
KR-Avg 4-22 KR-Avg 5-23
PR-Avg 5-10 PR-Avg 5-11
Penalties-Yards 4-29 Penalties-Yards 4-29
Time of Possession 30:48 Time of Possession 29:53
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Steven Jackson 22.0 108.7 0.9
Samkon Gado 5.1 15.5 0.1
Kenneth Darby 3.2 15.0 0.1
Mike Karney 2.7 13.1 0.1
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Kevin Smith 19.4 73.9 0.5
Jerome Felton 5.6 22.2 0.2
Maurice Morris 5.2 20.9 0.2
Daunte Culpepper 2.0 6.4 0.0
Aaron Brown 1.7 5.5 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Donnie Avery 3.0 48.6 0.3
Danny Amendola 4.2 43.6 0.3
Randy McMichael 2.8 30.0 0.2
Keenan Burton 2.6 29.1 0.2
Steven Jackson 1.5 14.9 0.1
Daniel Fells 1.1 11.3 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Bryant Johnson 3.1 45.3 0.3
Dennis Northcutt 3.3 37.3 0.2
Brandon Pettigrew 2.0 30.6 0.2
Kevin Smith 2.8 25.6 0.1
Casey FitzSimmons 1.7 17.4 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Marc Bulger 185.4 1.3 0.8
Passing YDS TD INT
Daunte Culpepper 177.5 1.0 0.6
Field Goals Made Missed
Josh Brown 1.5 0.2
Field Goals Made Missed
Jason Hanson 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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