NFL Week 1 - Atlanta Falcons vs New Orleans Saints

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
September 5th, 2013

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the Atlanta Falcons win 64.1% of the time by an average score of 31.8-26.9. 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
Falcons emblemFalcons
@
Saints
Sun., Sep. 8
Saints emblem
NFC
Atlanta
NFC
New Orleans
32GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 5, 2013)27
Win % 64.1 Win % 35.9
Over/Under 54.0 Spread -3.0
Win % ATS 67.0 Win % ATS 26.2
Over % 62.9 Under % 34.1
First Downs 25 First Downs 23
Rushing 7 Rushing 5
Passing 17 Passing 18
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/12 3rd Down Eff 6/12
4th Down Eff 0/0 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 25-119 Rushes-Yards 20-86
Avg Rush 4.7 Avg Rush 4.4
Comp-Att-Int 25-38-1 Comp-Att-Int 26-43-1
Passing Yards 308 Passing Yards 320
Sacked-Yards 2-10 Sacked-Yards 2-10
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 3-43 Punts-Avg 3-43
KR-Avg 5-22 KR-Avg 6-22
PR-Avg 3-11 PR-Avg 3-10
Penalties-Yards 3-22 Penalties-Yards 4-23
Time of Possession 31:37 Time of Possession 28:48
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Steven Jackson 16.3 80.6 0.8
Jacquizz Rodgers 6.0 29.4 0.4
Matt Ryan 2.5 6.0 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Mark Ingram 12.2 55.2 0.6
Darren Sproles 2.8 14.7 0.2
Pierre Thomas 3.0 14.5 0.2
Drew Brees 1.4 1.0 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Roddy White 5.7 85.4 0.6
Julio Jones 5.2 81.7 0.6
Tony Gonzalez 5.2 55.1 0.4
Harry Douglas 3.0 32.2 0.3
Jacquizz Rodgers 1.7 22.3 0.2
Steven Jackson 2.4 22.2 0.2
Receiving REC YDS TD
Marques Colston 5.1 69.5 0.4
Lance Moore 4.2 66.3 0.4
Jimmy Graham 5.4 62.5 0.4
Darren Sproles 3.7 43.9 0.3
Benjamin Watson 2.8 28.5 0.2
Kenny Stills 2.2 27.9 0.2
Pierre Thomas 1.2 14.1 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Matt Ryan 318.4 2.4 1.0
Passing YDS TD INT
Drew Brees 329.5 2.1 1.3
Field Goals Made Missed
Matt Bryant 1.8 0.1
Field Goals Made Missed
Garrett Hartley 1.6 0.3

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