Arizona vs. New England

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

WhatIfSports.com "played" the Week 16 - Arizona Cardinals vs. New England Patriots game 10,001 times. The New England Patriots win 51.9% of the time by an average score of 24-21. 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.

Arizona Team Stats New England Team Stats
Points 21 Points 24
Win % 48.1 Win % 51.9
First Downs 21 First Downs 20
- Rushing 6 - Rushing 7
- Passing 14 - Passing 12
- Penalty 1 - Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 7/13 3rd Down Eff 6/13
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 31-105 Rushes-Yards 32-131
Avg Rush 3 Avg Rush 4
Comp-Att-Int 20-31-1 Comp-Att-Int 17-28-1
Passing Yards 249 Passing Yards 203
Sacked-Yards 2-10 Sacked-Yards 2-11
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 3-41 Punts-Avg 4-37
KR-Avg 5-19 KR-Avg 5-22
PR-Avg 4-9 PR-Avg 3-11
Penalties-Yards 4-25 Penalties-Yards 4-23
Time of Possession 31:03 Time of Possession 29:47

Arizona Individual Stats New England Individual Stats
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
J.J. Arrington 10 42 0
Tim Hightower 11 34 0
Edgerrin James 8 26 0
Tim Castille 1 2 0
Kurt Warner 1 -1 0
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Sammy Morris 16 68 1
LaMont Jordan 11 52 0
Matt Cassel 2 4 0
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 1 4 0
Heath Evans 1 2 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Anquan Boldin 6 78 1
Larry Fitzgerald 5 74 1
Steve Breaston 5 63 0
J.J. Arrington 2 22 0
Tim Hightower 2 16 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Wes Welker 9 95 1
Randy Moss 4 68 1
Jabar Gaffney 2 29 0
Benjamin Watson 1 6 0
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Kurt Warner 20 31 259 2 1
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Matt Cassel 17 28 213 2 1
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Neil Rackers 1 1
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Stephen Gostkowski 1 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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