NFL Week 3 - Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
September 23rd, 2011

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the Detroit Lions win 65.5% of the time by an average score of 21.4-17.1. 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
Lions emblemLions
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Vikings
Sun., Sep. 25
Vikings emblem
NFC
Detroit
NFC
Minnesota
21GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 23, 2011)17
Win % 65.5 Win % 34.5
Over/Under 45.0 Spread 3.5
Win % ATS 49.9 Win % ATS 50.1
Over % 26.3 Under % 71.5
First Downs 18 First Downs 17
Rushing 5 Rushing 6
Passing 13 Passing 11
Penalty 1 Penalty 0
3rd Down Eff 6/15 3rd Down Eff 6/14
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 28-82 Rushes-Yards 27-108
Avg Rush 2.9 Avg Rush 4.0
Comp-Att-Int 22-35-1 Comp-Att-Int 19-33-1
Passing Yards 241 Passing Yards 198
Sacked-Yards 1-7 Sacked-Yards 3-17
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 5-43 Punts-Avg 5-43
KR-Avg 4-25 KR-Avg 4-22
PR-Avg 5-13 PR-Avg 5-10
Penalties-Yards 3-22 Penalties-Yards 3-22
Time of Possession 31:23 Time of Possession 29:08
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Jahvid Best 15.8 53.0 0.4
Jerome Harrison 7.3 19.1 0.1
Maurice Morris 1.0 3.2 0.0
Matthew Stafford 2.1 2.6 0.0
Nate Burleson 1.0 2.0 0.0
Calvin Johnson 1.1 1.6 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Adrian Peterson 16.6 73.9 0.5
Toby Gerhart 5.9 18.5 0.1
Percy Harvin 1.5 7.3 0.1
Donovan McNabb 2.6 7.2 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Calvin Johnson 5.2 80.8 0.5
Nate Burleson 4.0 43.3 0.3
Brandon Pettigrew 4.4 40.1 0.2
Titus Young 2.3 24.9 0.2
Jahvid Best 2.5 24.6 0.1
Tony Scheffler 1.4 11.4 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Percy Harvin 4.0 53.9 0.2
Visanthe Shiancoe 3.3 42.9 0.2
Bernard Berrian 3.6 36.3 0.1
Adrian Peterson 2.8 25.5 0.1
Michael Jenkins 2.3 24.5 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Matthew Stafford 248.3 1.5 0.7
Passing YDS TD INT
Donovan McNabb 215.4 1.0 1.0
Field Goals Made Missed
Jason Hanson 2.0 0.5
Field Goals Made Missed
Ryan Longwell 1.7 0.2

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