NFL Week 1 - Indianapolis Colts vs Chicago Bears

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
September 3rd, 2012

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the Chicago Bears win 84.8% of the time by an average score of 29.9-17.2. 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
Colts emblemColts
@
Bears
Sun., Sep. 9
Bears emblem
AFC
Indianapolis
NFC
Chicago
17GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 3, 2012)30
Win % 15.2 Win % 84.8
Over/Under 41.5 Spread -9.5
Win % ATS 43.6 Win % ATS 56.4
Over % 64.2 Under % 35.8
First Downs 18 First Downs 21
Rushing 6 Rushing 8
Passing 12 Passing 13
Penalty 1 Penalty 0
3rd Down Eff 6/14 3rd Down Eff 6/13
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/0
Rushes-Yards 27-104 Rushes-Yards 33-137
Avg Rush 3.8 Avg Rush 4.2
Comp-Att-Int 20-34-1 Comp-Att-Int 19-28-1
Passing Yards 217 Passing Yards 233
Sacked-Yards 2-11 Sacked-Yards 1-7
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-41 Punts-Avg 4-41
KR-Avg 5-21 KR-Avg 4-22
PR-Avg 4-8 PR-Avg 4-14
Penalties-Yards 4-23 Penalties-Yards 3-20
Time of Possession 28:26 Time of Possession 31:49
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Donald Brown 13.2 56.3 0.4
Mewelde Moore 8.4 29.5 0.2
Andrew Luck 3.5 10.6 0.0
Vick Ballard 1.7 6.5 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Matt Forte 14.9 74.3 0.7
Michael Bush 10.8 48.6 0.6
Devin Hester 1.4 6.2 0.1
Lorenzo Booker 1.4 4.9 0.1
Jay Cutler 3.6 2.0 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Reggie Wayne 4.3 56.1 0.2
Austin Collie 3.7 45.1 0.2
Donnie Avery 2.7 36.8 0.2
Coby Fleener 3.2 34.1 0.1
LaVon Brazill 1.5 14.9 0.1
Donald Brown 1.6 13.1 0.1
Mewelde Moore 1.4 12.6 0.1
Dwayne Allen 1.0 10.3 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Brandon Marshall 4.6 64.3 0.5
Matt Forte 3.4 40.4 0.3
Devin Hester 2.8 38.2 0.3
Earl Bennett 2.4 35.1 0.2
Kellen Davis 2.2 21.4 0.2
Alshon Jeffery 1.2 16.9 0.2
Michael Bush 1.1 15.6 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Andrew Luck 227.9 1.1 1.0
Passing YDS TD INT
Jay Cutler 239.9 1.7 0.7
Field Goals Made Missed
Adam Vinatieri 1.6 0.3
Field Goals Made Missed
Robbie Gould 2.0 0.3

WhatIfSports.com, a division of FOX Sports Interactive specializing in fantasy football simulation analysis and football sim games, can be reached at BtB@whatifsports.com. Thanks!

Gridiron Dynasty

Coach, recruit and run your own college football program.

Every DIA, DIAA, DII & DIII College Awaits


SimLeague Baseball

Compete in a full season with your dream team from MLB past and present. Lineups, player settings, trades, prizes and more.

Try It For Free


Hoops Dynasty

Coach, recruit, and run your own college basketball program.

Every DI, DII & DIII College Awaits

What is WhatIfSports?

WhatIfSports.com is a sports simulation and online gaming site providing free content and unique games for the MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, NCAA sports and more.

Join WhatIfSports.com today to get these members only benefits:

  • Create your own Dream Team
  • Save your favorite SimMatchup results
  • Play a FREE SimLeague trial season
  • Start playing a Dynasty game
  • Manage baseball games LIVE
  • Access to SiteMail
  • Post in our Forums
  • Build a Buddy list to easily invite friends
  • Use our online Customer Service
  • Earn game credits by using our Referral & Affiliate program

Terms of Use Customer Support Privacy Statement Advertising Choices

Popular on WhatIfSports site: Baseball Simulation | College Basketball Game | College Football Game | Online Baseball Game | Hockey Simulation | NFL Picks | College Football Picks | Sports Games

© 1999-2014 WhatIfSports.com, Inc. All rights reserved. Use of this website (including any and all parts and components) constitutes your acceptance of these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. WhatIfSports is a trademark of WhatIfSports.com, Inc. SimLeague, SimMatchup and iSimNow are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts, Inc. Used under license. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.