NFL Week 1 - Carolina Panthers vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
September 1st, 2014

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the Carolina Panthers win 65.4% of the time by an average score of 26.4-21.3. 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
Panthers emblemPanthers
@
Buccaneers
Sun., Sep. 7
Buccaneers emblem
NFC
Carolina
NFC
Tampa Bay
26GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 1, 2014)21
Win % 65.4 Win % 34.6
Over/Under 39.5 Spread -1.5
Win % ATS 66.1 Win % ATS 33.9
Over % 72.8 Under % 27.2
First Downs 21 First Downs 19
Rushing 7 Rushing 5
Passing 13 Passing 14
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/13 3rd Down Eff 6/14
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 32-127 Rushes-Yards 25-94
Avg Rush 4.0 Avg Rush 3.7
Comp-Att-Int 19-29-1 Comp-Att-Int 21-33-1
Passing Yards 224 Passing Yards 238
Sacked-Yards 2-11 Sacked-Yards 4-25
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-41 Punts-Avg 4-42
KR-Avg 4-21 KR-Avg 5-18
PR-Avg 4-11 PR-Avg 4-11
Penalties-Yards 5-37 Penalties-Yards 5-35
Time of Possession 31:43 Time of Possession 29:03
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Jonathan Stewart 12.1 46.5 0.5
DeAngelo Williams 11.9 45.3 0.4
Cam Newton 7.2 33.4 0.2
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Doug Martin 15.7 60.3 0.5
Bobby Rainey 6.7 23.2 0.2
Josh McCown 1.3 5.2 0.0
Mike James 1.3 5.1 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Jerricho Cotchery 3.2 51.0 0.4
Greg Olsen 4.1 46.7 0.3
Kelvin Benjamin 3.6 46.0 0.3
Jason Avant 2.9 36.7 0.3
Ed Dickson 1.3 13.8 0.1
Jonathan Stewart 1.7 12.8 0.1
DeAngelo Williams 1.2 12.6 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Vincent Jackson 4.8 81.4 0.5
Mike Evans 4.2 52.2 0.3
Chris Owusu 2.6 31.3 0.2
Brandon Myers 2.6 30.7 0.2
Louis Murphy Jr. 1.7 24.2 0.2
Doug Martin 1.9 18.8 0.1
Austin Seferian-Jenkins 1.6 16.4 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Cam Newton 234.6 1.7 1.0
Passing YDS TD INT
Josh McCown 262.8 1.6 1.3
Field Goals Made Missed
Graham Gano 1.8 0.3
Field Goals Made Missed
Patrick Murray 1.5 0.2

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