Minnesota vs. Tampa Bay

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
November 11th, 2008

WhatIfSports.com "played" the Week 11 - Minnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers game 10,001 times. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers win 71.2% of the time by an average score of 26-17. 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 11 NFL Scores page.

Minnesota Team Stats Tampa Bay Team Stats
Points 17 Points 26
Win % 28.8 Win % 71.2
First Downs 17 First Downs 19
- Rushing 7 - Rushing 5
- Passing 10 - Passing 13
- Penalty 0 - Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/14 3rd Down Eff 7/14
4th Down Eff 1/1 4th Down Eff 1/1
Rushes-Yards 33-149 Rushes-Yards 28-96
Avg Rush 5 Avg Rush 3
Comp-Att-Int 15-27-1 Comp-Att-Int 22-33-1
Passing Yards 171 Passing Yards 237
Sacked-Yards 2-9 Sacked-Yards 2-13
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-36 Punts-Avg 4-40
KR-Avg 5-21 KR-Avg 4-21
PR-Avg 4-7 PR-Avg 4-10
Penalties-Yards 3-22 Penalties-Yards 3-21
Time of Possession 29:23 Time of Possession 31:12

Minnesota Individual Stats Tampa Bay Individual Stats
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Adrian Peterson 22 111 1
Chester Taylor 8 30 0
Maurice Hicks 1 3 0
Bernard Berrian 1 3 0
Naufahu Tahi 1 2 0
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Warrick Dunn 13 51 1
Earnest Graham 10 35 0
Carnell Williams 2 8 0
Michael Clayton 1 1 0
Jeff Garcia 2 1 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Bernard Berrian 3 59 0
Bobby Wade 4 38 0
Visanthe Shiancoe 2 22 0
Sidney Rice 2 21 0
Adrian Peterson 2 14 0
Chester Taylor 1 12 0
Naufahu Tahi 1 6 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Antonio Bryant 6 76 0
Earnest Graham 4 38 0
Alex Smith 3 37 0
Michael Clayton 3 30 0
Warrick Dunn 3 25 0
Jerramy Stevens 2 17 0
Joey Galloway 1 15 0
Carnell Williams 1 5 0
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Gus Frerotte 15 27 180 1 1
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Jeff Garcia 22 33 249 2 1
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Ryan Longwell 2 0
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Matt Bryant 2 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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