2009 NFL Divisional Playoffs - Arizona Cardinals vs New Orleans Saints

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
January 11th, 2010

WhatIfSports.com "played" the 2009 NFL Divisional Playoffs - Arizona Cardinals vs New Orleans Saints game 10,001 times. The New Orleans Saints win 83.9% of the time by an average score of 36.4-20.4. The stats in the boxscore below represent the average outcomes of those simulations.

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NFL Divisional Playoffs
Cardinals emblemCardinals
@
Saints
Sat., Jan. 16
Saints emblem
NFC
Arizona
NFC
New Orleans
20GAME PROJECTION (Jan. 11, 2010)36
Win % 16.1 Win % 83.9
Over/Under 56.5 Spread -7.0
Win % ATS 28.9 Win % ATS 71.1
Over % 51.2 Under % 48.8
First Downs 19 First Downs 22
Rushing 6 Rushing 9
Passing 12 Passing 13
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/15 3rd Down Eff 7/13
4th Down Eff 1/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 25-117 Rushes-Yards 30-159
Avg Rush 4.6 Avg Rush 5.3
Comp-Att-Int 19-37-1 Comp-Att-Int 20-33-1
Passing Yards 221 Passing Yards 248
Sacked-Yards 3-16 Sacked-Yards 2-12
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 5-41 Punts-Avg 3-40
KR-Avg 7-22 KR-Avg 5-24
PR-Avg 3-9 PR-Avg 5-13
Penalties-Yards 4-26 Penalties-Yards 4-23
Time of Possession 28:30 Time of Possession 31:59
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Beanie Wells 13.4 67.0 0.5
Tim Hightower 8.4 37.9 0.4
Kurt Warner 1.8 4.5 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Reggie Bush 13.8 82.1 1.0
Pierre Thomas 10.8 61.7 0.9
Lynell Hamilton 2.1 8.3 0.1
Mike Bell 1.1 4.8 0.0
Drew Brees 2.2 1.7 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Larry Fitzgerald 6.1 72.3 0.4
Anquan Boldin 3.5 47.2 0.3
Steve Breaston 2.7 39.6 0.3
Ben Patrick 1.3 18.6 0.1
Early Doucet 1.3 18.1 0.1
Tim Hightower 1.8 16.9 0.1
Beanie Wells 1.0 14.2 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Marques Colston 4.2 64.5 0.5
Devery Henderson 2.9 46.9 0.4
Jeremy Shockey 3.1 39.2 0.3
Robert Meachem 1.9 31.2 0.3
Reggie Bush 2.7 26.6 0.2
David Thomas 2.4 24.2 0.2
Pierre Thomas 2.2 20.3 0.2
Passing YDS TD INT
Kurt Warner 236.9 1.4 1.0
Passing YDS TD INT
Drew Brees 259.2 2.1 0.8
Field Goals Made Missed
Neil Rackers 1.4 0.3
Field Goals Made Missed
Garrett Hartley 1.7 0.2

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