NFL Week 1 - New Orleans Saints vs Green Bay Packers

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
September 8th, 2011

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the Green Bay Packers win 56.5% of the time by an average score of 22.5-20.2. 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
Saints emblemSaints
@
Packers
Thu., Sep. 8
Packers emblem
NFC
New Orleans
NFC
Green Bay
20GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 8, 2011)23
Win % 43.5 Win % 56.5
Over/Under 47.0 Spread -4.0
Win % ATS 53.1 Win % ATS 42.9
Over % 31.7 Under % 64.1
First Downs 19 First Downs 21
Rushing 4 Rushing 6
Passing 14 Passing 14
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/14 3rd Down Eff 7/15
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 20-73 Rushes-Yards 28-108
Avg Rush 3.7 Avg Rush 3.9
Comp-Att-Int 22-40-1 Comp-Att-Int 23-37-1
Passing Yards 257 Passing Yards 263
Sacked-Yards 3-17 Sacked-Yards 2-13
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 5-44 Punts-Avg 5-42
KR-Avg 4-24 KR-Avg 4-20
PR-Avg 5-11 PR-Avg 4-10
Penalties-Yards 3-22 Penalties-Yards 4-24
Time of Possession 28:14 Time of Possession 32:19
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Mark Ingram 14.3 58.8 0.5
Pierre Thomas 2.9 11.2 0.1
Jimmy Graham 1.1 2.9 0.0
Drew Brees 1.5 0.4 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Ryan Grant 16.7 72.4 0.5
James Starks 6.3 25.0 0.3
Aaron Rodgers 4.3 10.3 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Marques Colston 5.1 70.9 0.3
Robert Meachem 3.8 52.7 0.3
Devery Henderson 3.5 49.6 0.3
Jimmy Graham 3.8 47.1 0.2
David Thomas 2.5 23.9 0.1
Adrian Arrington 1.0 9.2 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Greg Jennings 5.2 72.5 0.4
Jermichael Finley 4.8 61.3 0.3
Donald Driver 3.8 43.3 0.2
Jordy Nelson 3.3 33.5 0.2
James Jones 1.4 21.9 0.2
Ryan Grant 2.0 17.1 0.1
Andrew Quarless 1.3 15.7 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Drew Brees 273.7 1.4 1.3
Passing YDS TD INT
Aaron Rodgers 275.8 1.5 0.8
Field Goals Made Missed
John Kasay 1.8 0.4
Field Goals Made Missed
Mason Crosby 1.7 0.7

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