NFL Week 1 - Carolina Panthers vs Arizona Cardinals

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
September 5th, 2011

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the Carolina Panthers win 54.1% of the time by an average score of 20.7-20.5. 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
Panthers emblemPanthers
@
Cardinals
Sun., Sep. 11
Cardinals emblem
NFC
Carolina
NFC
Arizona
21GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 5, 2011)21
Win % 54.1 Win % 45.9
Over/Under 37.0 Spread -7.0
Win % ATS 69.3 Win % ATS 28.0
Over % 61.5 Under % 35.8
First Downs 18 First Downs 19
Rushing 8 Rushing 4
Passing 9 Passing 14
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/14 3rd Down Eff 6/14
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 37-158 Rushes-Yards 23-77
Avg Rush 4.3 Avg Rush 3.3
Comp-Att-Int 14-25-1 Comp-Att-Int 21-38-1
Passing Yards 166 Passing Yards 257
Sacked-Yards 2-10 Sacked-Yards 2-14
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 5-42 Punts-Avg 5-42
KR-Avg 4-23 KR-Avg 4-25
PR-Avg 5-11 PR-Avg 5-8
Penalties-Yards 4-23 Penalties-Yards 4-25
Time of Possession 31:18 Time of Possession 29:02
Rushing ATT YDS TD
DeAngelo Williams 15.0 72.1 0.5
Jonathan Stewart 14.4 67.2 0.6
Mike Goodson 2.6 10.8 0.1
Cam Newton 3.4 4.9 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Beanie Wells 13.7 48.8 0.4
LaRod Stephens-Howling 6.1 21.6 0.2
Kevin Kolb 1.7 3.2 0.0
Early Doucet 1.1 1.9 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Legedu Naanee 3.5 47.4 0.3
Steve Smith 3.2 39.1 0.2
Greg Olsen 2.7 28.9 0.2
Brandon LaFell 1.8 26.7 0.2
DeAngelo Williams 1.2 9.5 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Larry Fitzgerald 5.3 80.4 0.4
Todd Heap 3.9 51.2 0.2
Andre Roberts 3.3 48.5 0.3
Early Doucet 2.8 33.6 0.2
Beanie Wells 1.9 17.4 0.1
Jeff King 1.4 12.7 0.1
Stephen Williams 1.1 11.3 0.1
LaRod Stephens-Howling 1.2 9.6 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Cam Newton 176.1 1.0 0.8
Passing YDS TD INT
Kevin Kolb 270.9 1.5 1.1
Field Goals Made Missed
Olindo Mare 1.6 0.4
Field Goals Made Missed
Jay Feely 1.8 0.4

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