Minnesota vs. Arizona

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
December 9th, 2008

WhatIfSports.com "played" the Week 15 - Minnesota Vikings vs. Arizona Cardinals game 10,001 times. The Arizona Cardinals win 70.7% of the time by an average score of 25-18. 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 15 NFL Scores page.

Minnesota Team Stats Arizona Team Stats
Points 18 Points 25
Win % 29.3 Win % 70.7
First Downs 17 First Downs 19
- Rushing 7 - Rushing 4
- Passing 9 - Passing 14
- Penalty 1 - Penalty 0
3rd Down Eff 6/14 3rd Down Eff 7/14
4th Down Eff 1/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 35-151 Rushes-Yards 31-84
Avg Rush 4 Avg Rush 3
Comp-Att-Int 13-25-1 Comp-Att-Int 20-30-1
Passing Yards 161 Passing Yards 246
Sacked-Yards 2-10 Sacked-Yards 2-14
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 5-36 Punts-Avg 4-40
KR-Avg 5-21 KR-Avg 4-20
PR-Avg 4-8 PR-Avg 5-11
Penalties-Yards 3-21 Penalties-Yards 4-24
Time of Possession 29:11 Time of Possession 31:20

Minnesota Individual Stats Arizona Individual Stats
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Adrian Peterson 20 98 1
Chester Taylor 10 35 0
Tarvaris Jackson 2 7 0
Maurice Hicks 2 7 0
Naufahu Tahi 1 4 0
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
J.J. Arrington 10 42 0
Tim Hightower 16 36 0
Edgerrin James 2 6 0
Kurt Warner 1 -1 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Bernard Berrian 3 52 0
Bobby Wade 4 42 0
Visanthe Shiancoe 2 29 0
Sidney Rice 2 24 0
Chester Taylor 1 12 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Larry Fitzgerald 6 85 1
Anquan Boldin 6 75 1
Steve Breaston 5 71 0
Jerheme Urban 1 9 0
Tim Hightower 1 9 0
J.J. Arrington 1 8 0
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Tarvaris Jackson 13 25 171 1 1
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Kurt Warner 20 30 260 2 1
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Ryan Longwell 2 0
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Neil Rackers 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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