Kansas City vs. Atlanta

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
September 16th, 2008

WhatIfSports.com "played" the Week 3 - Kansas City Chiefs vs. Atlanta Falcons game 61 times. The Atlanta Falcons win 72.6% of the time by an average score of 24.9-17.4. The stats in the boxscore below represent the average outcomes of those simulations.

To view stats and scores from every NFL game this week and learn more about how these simulations work, please visit our Week 3 NFL Scores page.

Kansas City Team Stats Atlanta Team Stats
Points 17.4 Points 24.9
Win % 27.4 Win % 72.6
First Downs 16.8 First Downs 19.5
- Rushing 7.1 - Rushing 8.9
- Passing 9.1 - Passing 10
- Penalty 0.6 - Penalty 0.5
3rd Down Eff 6/14.3 3rd Down Eff 6/13.4
4th Down Eff 0.4/1 4th Down Eff 0.4/0.9
Rushes-Yards 36.9-130.4 Rushes-Yards 35-182
Avg Rush 3.5 Avg Rush 5.2
Comp-Att-Int 13.6-22.8-0.6 Comp-Att-Int 14-26.3-1.1
Passing Yards 163.8 Passing Yards 163.6
Sacked-Yards 1.8-10.9 Sacked-Yards 1.7-10.6
Fumbles-Lost 0.8-0.5 Fumbles-Lost 0.6-0.3
Punts-Avg 5.1-42.2 Punts-Avg 4.3-37.8
KR-Avg 4.9-19.9 KR-Avg 4.5-21.2
PR-Avg 4.2-10.1 PR-Avg 5-8.9
Penalties-Yards 4.4-28.4 Penalties-Yards 4-24.9
Time of Possession 30:26 Time of Possession 30:31

Kansas City Individual Stats Atlanta Individual Stats
  Att Yds TD
Larry Johnson 24.2 84.7 0.6
Jamaal Charles 6.1 23.4 0.2
Tyler Thigpen 5 14.6 0.1
Marques Hagans 1.1 5.4 0
  Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 22.5 119.8 0.8
Jerious Norwood 10.7 59.7 0.5
Matt Ryan 1.5 0.9 0
  Rec Yds TD
Dwayne Bowe 4.9 67.1 0.5
Tony Gonzalez 4.9 56 0.3
Devard Darling 1.7 30 0.2
  Rec Yds TD
Roddy White 5.6 79.8 0.5
Michael Jenkins 3.3 41.3 0.3
Ben Hartsock 1.7 18 0.1
Laurent Robinson 1 10.8 0.1
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Tyler Thigpen 13.6 22.8 174.7 1.1 0.6
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Matt Ryan 14 26.3 174.2 1.2 1.1
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Nick Novak 1.6 0.1
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Jason Elam 1.5 0.1

Paul Bessire is the Senior Quantitative Analyst and Content Manager for WhatIfSports.com and a member of the Pro Football Writers of America. With any comments, questions or topic suggestions, Paul can be reached at BtB@whatifsports.com. Thanks!

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