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NFC Conference Championship - Minnesota Vikings vs New Orleans Saints

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
January 18th, 2010

WhatIfSports.com "played" the 2009 NFL NFC Conference Championship - Minnesota Vikings vs New Orleans Saints game 10,001 times. The New Orleans Saints win 54.2% of the time by an average score of 29.1-25.6. The stats in the boxscore below represent the average outcomes of those simulations.

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NFC Conference Championship
Vikings emblemVikings
@
Saints
Sun., Jan. 24
Saints emblem
NFC
Minnesota
NFC
New Orleans
26GAME PROJECTION (Jan. 18, 2010)29
Win % 45.8 Win % 54.2
Over/Under 52.5 Spread -4.0
Win % ATS 51.7 Win % ATS 48.3
Over % 53.4 Under % 46.6
First Downs 21 First Downs 21
Rushing 8 Rushing 7
Passing 13 Passing 13
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/13 3rd Down Eff 7/13
4th Down Eff 1/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 32-140 Rushes-Yards 27-128
Avg Rush 4.3 Avg Rush 4.8
Comp-Att-Int 18-29-1 Comp-Att-Int 21-34-1
Passing Yards 224 Passing Yards 251
Sacked-Yards 2-13 Sacked-Yards 2-14
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-45 Punts-Avg 4-40
KR-Avg 6-24 KR-Avg 6-23
PR-Avg 4-11 PR-Avg 4-13
Penalties-Yards 4-23 Penalties-Yards 3-22
Time of Possession 30:45 Time of Possession 29:52
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Adrian Peterson 21.1 101.1 0.9
Chester Taylor 8.8 32.9 0.3
Brett Favre 1.5 1.6 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Reggie Bush 11.2 62.3 0.6
Pierre Thomas 6.9 36.5 0.5
Mike Bell 5.2 19.9 0.1
Lynell Hamilton 1.2 4.4 0.1
Drew Brees 1.7 2.4 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Sidney Rice 4.9 83.6 0.6
Percy Harvin 3.4 49.8 0.4
Visanthe Shiancoe 2.9 30.6 0.3
Adrian Peterson 2.3 24.1 0.2
Bernard Berrian 1.9 23.3 0.2
Chester Taylor 1.3 12.7 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Marques Colston 4.2 66.8 0.4
Devery Henderson 3.0 49.9 0.4
Jeremy Shockey 3.1 39.4 0.3
Reggie Bush 2.8 27.1 0.2
David Thomas 2.4 25.4 0.2
Lance Moore 1.8 21.9 0.2
Pierre Thomas 1.9 18.3 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Brett Favre 236.6 1.9 0.6
Passing YDS TD INT
Drew Brees 265.1 1.9 0.7
Field Goals Made Missed
Ryan Longwell 1.5 0.2
Field Goals Made Missed
Garrett Hartley 1.5 0.2

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