Detroit vs. Houston

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
October 14th, 2008

WhatIfSports.com "played" the Week 7 - Detroit Lions vs. Houston Texans game 10,001 times. The Houston Texans win 78.7% of the time by an average score of 30-19. 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 7 NFL Scores page.

Detroit Team Stats Houston Team Stats
Points 19 Points 30
Win % 21.3 Win % 78.7
First Downs 18 First Downs 20
- Rushing 6 - Rushing 8
- Passing 11 - Passing 12
- Penalty 1 - Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/13 3rd Down Eff 7/13
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/0
Rushes-Yards 31-128 Rushes-Yards 36-157
Avg Rush 4 Avg Rush 4
Comp-Att-Int 16-26-1 Comp-Att-Int 17-24-1
Passing Yards 196 Passing Yards 215
Sacked-Yards 2-12 Sacked-Yards 2-10
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-41 Punts-Avg 3-40
KR-Avg 6-18 KR-Avg 5-20
PR-Avg 3-8 PR-Avg 4-7
Penalties-Yards 4-26 Penalties-Yards 4-23
Time of Possession 28:12 Time of Possession 32:23

Detroit Individual Stats Houston Individual Stats
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Kevin Smith 20 91 1
Rudi Johnson 9 35 0
Dan Orlovsky 1 1 0
Jerome Felton 1 1 0
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Steve Slaton 23 108 1
Ahman Green 9 40 0
Matt Schaub 3 5 0
Kevin Walter 1 2 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Calvin Johnson 4 76 0
Roy Williams 4 58 0
Shaun McDonald 2 21 0
Kevin Smith 2 21 0
Michael Gaines 1 12 0
Rudi Johnson 1 8 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Andre Johnson 5 72 1
Kevin Walter 3 44 0
Owen Daniels 3 39 0
Andre' Davis 2 28 0
Steve Slaton 3 26 0
Ahman Green 1 8 0
Vonta Leach 1 5 0
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Dan Orlovsky 16 26 208 1 1
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Matt Schaub 17 24 225 2 1
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Jason Hanson 2 0.0
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Kris Brown 2 0.0

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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