NFL Week 1 - Minnesota Vikings vs New Orleans Saints

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
September 7th, 2010

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the New Orleans Saints win 61.9% of the time by an average score of 28.0-22.2. The stats in the box score 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 1 NFL Scores page.

NFL Week 1
Vikings emblemVikings
@
Saints
Thu., Sep. 9
Saints emblem
NFC
Minnesota
NFC
New Orleans
22GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 7, 2010)28
Win % 38.1 Win % 61.9
Over/Under 49.0 Spread -4.5
Win % ATS 43.6 Win % ATS 56.4
Over % 49.8 Under % 47.9
First Downs 19 First Downs 21
Rushing 6 Rushing 6
Passing 12 Passing 14
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 7/14 3rd Down Eff 6/13
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 25-116 Rushes-Yards 27-111
Avg Rush 4.6 Avg Rush 4.1
Comp-Att-Int 22-36-1 Comp-Att-Int 23-34-0
Passing Yards 229 Passing Yards 267
Sacked-Yards 2-10 Sacked-Yards 2-13
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-42 Punts-Avg 4-42
KR-Avg 6-23 KR-Avg 5-24
PR-Avg 4-12 PR-Avg 4-7
Penalties-Yards 4-22 Penalties-Yards 4-24
Time of Possession 29:17 Time of Possession 31:11
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Adrian Peterson 17.8 86.4 0.8
Albert Young 2.8 13.4 0.1
Greg Lewis 2.8 12.3 0.2
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Reggie Bush 15.0 69.9 0.7
Pierre Thomas 8.5 38.1 0.5
Drew Brees 1.9 -0.1 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Percy Harvin 3.4 50.4 0.2
Greg Lewis 3.4 46.5 0.3
Bernard Berrian 4.3 43.6 0.2
Visanthe Shiancoe 3.7 34.7 0.2
Greg Camarillo 3.1 30.8 0.2
Adrian Peterson 3.0 26.3 0.2
Receiving REC YDS TD
Marques Colston 4.3 67.7 0.4
Devery Henderson 3.9 57.1 0.4
Robert Meachem 2.5 40.2 0.2
Jeremy Shockey 3.4 35.7 0.2
Reggie Bush 3.0 27.0 0.2
Pierre Thomas 1.7 15.3 0.1
David Thomas 1.6 13.1 0.1
Lance Moore 1.3 12.4 0.1
Heath Evans 1.1 8.4 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Brett Favre 238.7 1.4 1.0
Passing YDS TD INT
Drew Brees 279.6 1.8 0.4
Field Goals Made Missed
Ryan Longwell 1.8 0.2
Field Goals Made Missed
Garrett Hartley 1.7 0.5

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