NFL Week 3 - Atlanta Falcons vs San Diego Chargers

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
September 18th, 2012

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the Atlanta Falcons win 59.9% of the time by an average score of 24.7-21.4. 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
Falcons emblemFalcons
@
Chargers
Sun., Sep. 23
Chargers emblem
NFC
Atlanta
AFC
San Diego
25GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 18, 2012)21
Win % 59.9 Win % 40.1
Over/Under 0.0 Spread 0.0
Win % ATS 59.9 Win % ATS 40.1
Over % 95.0 Under % 5.0
First Downs 20 First Downs 19
Rushing 6 Rushing 5
Passing 13 Passing 13
Penalty 1 Penalty 0
3rd Down Eff 6/13 3rd Down Eff 6/13
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 29-115 Rushes-Yards 27-101
Avg Rush 3.9 Avg Rush 3.8
Comp-Att-Int 20-32-1 Comp-Att-Int 21-33-1
Passing Yards 240 Passing Yards 242
Sacked-Yards 2-12 Sacked-Yards 2-13
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-42 Punts-Avg 4-42
KR-Avg 4-22 KR-Avg 5-24
PR-Avg 4-11 PR-Avg 4-8
Penalties-Yards 3-22 Penalties-Yards 4-24
Time of Possession 30:56 Time of Possession 29:33
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Michael Turner 17.5 78.5 0.6
Jacquizz Rodgers 6.2 26.1 0.3
Matt Ryan 3.4 4.7 0.0
Julio Jones 1.5 4.2 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Ryan Mathews 15.1 69.8 0.5
Ronnie Brown 4.3 16.7 0.2
Le'Ron McClain 3.9 10.3 0.1
Eddie Royal 1.2 3.1 0.0
Philip Rivers 1.9 1.0 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Roddy White 5.2 69.6 0.4
Julio Jones 4.2 60.4 0.4
Tony Gonzalez 4.2 50.8 0.3
Harry Douglas 2.6 29.7 0.2
Jacquizz Rodgers 1.1 14.3 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Malcom Floyd 4.0 60.9 0.3
Robert Meachem 3.6 50.9 0.2
Antonio Gates 3.5 45.1 0.3
Eddie Royal 3.3 38.6 0.2
Ryan Mathews 2.3 20.5 0.1
Richard Goodman 1.6 16.4 0.1
Randy McMichael 1.0 10.8 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Matt Ryan 252.2 1.6 0.9
Passing YDS TD INT
Philip Rivers 255.5 1.5 1.1
Field Goals Made Missed
Matt Bryant 2.0 0.2
Field Goals Made Missed
Nate Kaeding 1.8 0.2

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