NFL Week 16 - Atlanta Falcons vs Detroit Lions

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
December 20th, 2012

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the Atlanta Falcons win 69.7% of the time by an average score of 29.1-22.4. 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 16 NFL Scores page.

NFL Week 16
Falcons emblemFalcons
@
Lions
Sat., Dec. 22
Lions emblem
NFC
Atlanta
NFC
Detroit
29GAME PROJECTION (Dec. 20, 2012)22
Win % 69.7 Win % 30.3
Over/Under 50.5 Spread 3.5
Win % ATS 58.5 Win % ATS 41.5
Over % 54.3 Under % 45.7
First Downs 23 First Downs 22
Rushing 6 Rushing 5
Passing 16 Passing 16
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/13 3rd Down Eff 6/13
4th Down Eff 0/0 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 27-103 Rushes-Yards 20-80
Avg Rush 3.8 Avg Rush 4.0
Comp-Att-Int 22-35-1 Comp-Att-Int 24-41-1
Passing Yards 286 Passing Yards 296
Sacked-Yards 2-12 Sacked-Yards 3-19
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-42 Punts-Avg 4-44
KR-Avg 4-22 KR-Avg 5-22
PR-Avg 4-11 PR-Avg 4-7
Penalties-Yards 4-22 Penalties-Yards 4-26
Time of Possession 31:33 Time of Possession 28:49
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Michael Turner 15.0 63.0 0.7
Jacquizz Rodgers 6.4 28.9 0.4
Matt Ryan 3.9 6.4 0.0
Julio Jones 1.3 3.0 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Mikel Leshoure 13.4 57.2 0.5
Alex Gottlieb 2.2 9.7 0.1
Joique Bell 2.4 9.0 0.1
Matthew Stafford 1.9 3.9 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Roddy White 5.3 79.2 0.6
Julio Jones 4.4 69.9 0.4
Tony Gonzalez 4.6 61.6 0.4
Harry Douglas 2.7 31.4 0.2
Jacquizz Rodgers 1.3 17.4 0.2
Jason Snelling 1.5 16.6 0.2
Michael Palmer 1.1 9.1 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Calvin Johnson 5.8 93.0 0.4
Kris Durham 4.0 55.8 0.3
Tony Scheffler 3.5 50.3 0.3
Will Heller 3.2 32.6 0.2
Mike Thomas 2.1 23.9 0.2
Mikel Leshoure 2.0 21.6 0.1
Alex Gottlieb 1.7 20.7 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Matt Ryan 298.2 2.2 0.8
Passing YDS TD INT
Matthew Stafford 315.4 1.7 1.4
Field Goals Made Missed
Matt Bryant 1.8 0.2
Field Goals Made Missed
Jason Hanson 1.6 0.3

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