San Diego vs. Tampa Bay

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

WhatIfSports.com "played" the Week 16 - San Diego Chargers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers game 10,001 times. The San Diego Chargers win 58.9% of the time by an average score of 23-22. 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 16 NFL Scores page.

San Diego Team Stats Tampa Bay Team Stats
Points 23 Points 22
Win % 58.9 Win % 41.1
First Downs 18 First Downs 19
- Rushing 6 - Rushing 6
- Passing 12 - Passing 13
- Penalty 0 - Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/14 3rd Down Eff 7/14
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 1/2
Rushes-Yards 34-120 Rushes-Yards 25-101
Avg Rush 4 Avg Rush 4
Comp-Att-Int 17-26-1 Comp-Att-Int 21-38-1
Passing Yards 218 Passing Yards 243
Sacked-Yards 2-10 Sacked-Yards 2-10
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-44 Punts-Avg 4-40
KR-Avg 5-23 KR-Avg 6-21
PR-Avg 4-11 PR-Avg 4-9
Penalties-Yards 4-23 Penalties-Yards 3-22
Time of Possession 31:09 Time of Possession 29:20

San Diego Individual Stats Tampa Bay Individual Stats
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
LaDainian Tomlinson 19 67 0
Darren Sproles 7 32 0
Jacob Hester 2 11 0
Michael Bennett 3 7 0
Legedu Naanee 1 2 0
Philip Rivers 1 0 0
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Warrick Dunn 12 53 0
Carnell Williams 10 42 0
B.J. Askew 2 4 0
Noah Herron 1 2 0
Brian Griese 1 0 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Vincent Jackson 4 68 0
Malcom Floyd 3 52 0
Antonio Gates 5 46 0
Chris Chambers 2 29 0
LaDainian Tomlinson 3 24 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Antonio Bryant 8 105 1
Jerramy Stevens 3 43 0
Warrick Dunn 4 42 0
Michael Clayton 3 31 0
Carnell Williams 2 16 0
B.J. Askew 1 6 0
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Philip Rivers 17 26 228 2 1
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Brian Griese 21 37 251 1 1
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Nate Kaeding 2 1
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Matt Bryant 1 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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