NFL Week 3 - Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
September 22nd, 2010

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the Minnesota Vikings win 88.2% of the time by an average score of 28.6-12.3. 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 3 NFL Scores page.

NFL Week 3
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Vikings
Sun., Sep. 26
Vikings emblem
NFC
Detroit
NFC
Minnesota
12GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 22, 2010)29
Win % 11.8 Win % 88.2
Over/Under 42.5 Spread -11.0
Win % ATS 36.7 Win % ATS 63.3
Over % 44.7 Under % 55.3
First Downs 16 First Downs 20
Rushing 5 Rushing 7
Passing 11 Passing 13
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/15 3rd Down Eff 7/14
4th Down Eff 1/1 4th Down Eff 0/0
Rushes-Yards 25-80 Rushes-Yards 28-121
Avg Rush 3.2 Avg Rush 4.2
Comp-Att-Int 18-35-1 Comp-Att-Int 22-35-1
Passing Yards 204 Passing Yards 232
Sacked-Yards 3-17 Sacked-Yards 2-12
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 5-42 Punts-Avg 5-43
KR-Avg 6-21 KR-Avg 4-23
PR-Avg 4-9 PR-Avg 5-10
Penalties-Yards 4-25 Penalties-Yards 4-23
Time of Possession 27:38 Time of Possession 32:39
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Jahvid Best 14.7 48.3 0.2
Kevin Smith 7.6 24.5 0.1
Matthew Stafford 1.6 4.5 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Adrian Peterson 21.1 101.1 0.9
Albert Young 5.1 18.6 0.2
Brett Favre 1.5 -1.2 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Calvin Johnson 4.1 61.4 0.2
Nate Burleson 3.8 47.4 0.2
Jahvid Best 2.8 29.6 0.1
Brandon Pettigrew 2.5 28.0 0.1
Bryant Johnson 1.9 22.4 0.1
Kevin Smith 1.2 12.0 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Percy Harvin 4.4 59.2 0.4
Bernard Berrian 4.4 47.4 0.3
Visanthe Shiancoe 4.0 41.4 0.3
Greg Camarillo 3.2 35.1 0.2
Adrian Peterson 3.2 28.8 0.2
Greg Lewis 1.3 20.2 0.2
Passing YDS TD INT
Matthew Stafford 221.4 1.0 1.3
Passing YDS TD INT
Brett Favre 243.8 1.7 0.7
Field Goals Made Missed
Jason Hanson 1.2 0.6
Field Goals Made Missed
Ryan Longwell 2.1 0.2

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