NFL Week 1 - Atlanta Falcons vs Chicago Bears

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 Chicago Bears win 53.2% of the time by an average score of 18.6-17.6. 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
Falcons emblemFalcons
@
Bears
Sun., Sep. 11
Bears emblem
NFC
Atlanta
NFC
Chicago
18GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 8, 2011)19
Win % 46.8 Win % 53.2
Over/Under 41.0 Spread 2.5
Win % ATS 42.5 Win % ATS 57.5
Over % 27.5 Under % 67.5
First Downs 17 First Downs 17
Rushing 5 Rushing 5
Passing 12 Passing 12
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/15 3rd Down Eff 6/14
4th Down Eff 1/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 29-94 Rushes-Yards 28-83
Avg Rush 3.2 Avg Rush 3.0
Comp-Att-Int 19-33-1 Comp-Att-Int 18-30-1
Passing Yards 217 Passing Yards 213
Sacked-Yards 2-10 Sacked-Yards 3-21
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 5-40 Punts-Avg 5-43
KR-Avg 4-24 KR-Avg 4-25
PR-Avg 5-12 PR-Avg 5-13
Penalties-Yards 4-24 Penalties-Yards 4-22
Time of Possession 30:43 Time of Possession 30:00
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Michael Turner 19.5 71.2 0.5
Jason Snelling 4.0 12.4 0.1
Matt Ryan 3.4 4.6 0.0
Roddy White 1.2 2.9 0.0
Julio Jones 1.0 2.7 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Matt Forte 16.7 60.1 0.4
Kahlil Bell 5.6 12.6 0.1
Devin Hester 1.5 6.1 0.0
Jay Cutler 3.2 1.7 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Roddy White 6.2 82.6 0.4
Julio Jones 3.7 47.8 0.2
Tony Gonzalez 4.1 40.0 0.2
Harry Douglas 2.3 26.6 0.1
Michael Turner 1.5 13.0 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Roy Williams 3.4 52.8 0.3
Earl Bennett 3.0 37.5 0.2
Devin Hester 3.4 37.3 0.2
Johnny Knox 1.8 37.0 0.3
Matt Forte 2.8 27.6 0.2
Kellen Davis 2.4 25.6 0.1
Matt Spaeth 1.0 9.9 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Matt Ryan 226.7 1.1 0.7
Passing YDS TD INT
Jay Cutler 234.2 1.4 1.0
Field Goals Made Missed
Matt Bryant 1.4 0.9
Field Goals Made Missed
Robbie Gould 1.2 1.0

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