New York vs. Minnesota

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
December 23rd, 2008

WhatIfSports.com "played" the Week 17 - New York Giants vs. Minnesota Vikings game 10,001 times. The New York Giants win 56.8% of the time by an average score of 21-21. 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 17 NFL Scores page.

New York Team Stats Minnesota Team Stats
Points 21 Points 21
Win % 56.8 Win % 43.2
First Downs 18 First Downs 17
- Rushing 7 - Rushing 7
- Passing 11 - Passing 9
- Penalty 0 - Penalty 0
3rd Down Eff 6/14 3rd Down Eff 6/14
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 1/1
Rushes-Yards 34-133 Rushes-Yards 36-157
Avg Rush 4 Avg Rush 4
Comp-Att-Int 16-26-1 Comp-Att-Int 13-23-0
Passing Yards 186 Passing Yards 156
Sacked-Yards 2-11 Sacked-Yards 2-12
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-35 Punts-Avg 5-36
KR-Avg 5-21 KR-Avg 5-20
PR-Avg 5-10 PR-Avg 4-7
Penalties-Yards 3-20 Penalties-Yards 3-22
Time of Possession 30:46 Time of Possession 29:48

New York Individual Stats Minnesota Individual Stats
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Derrick Ward 16 68 1
Ahmad Bradshaw 11 51 0
Danny Ware 3 11 0
Madison Hedgecock 2 2 0
Eli Manning 2 1 0
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Adrian Peterson 20 102 1
Chester Taylor 7 27 0
Tarvaris Jackson 4 12 0
Maurice Hicks 3 11 0
Naufahu Tahi 1 5 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Amani Toomer 4 52 0
Domenik Hixon 3 49 0
Steve Smith 3 33 0
Kevin Boss 3 30 0
Derrick Ward 2 15 0
Ahmad Bradshaw 1 8 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Bernard Berrian 3 53 0
Visanthe Shiancoe 3 39 0
Bobby Wade 3 37 0
Sidney Rice 1 12 0
Chester Taylor 1 11 0
Adrian Peterson 1 9 0
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Eli Manning 16 26 197 1 1
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Tarvaris Jackson 13 23 168 1 0
Field Goals
  Made Missed
John Carney 2 0
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Ryan Longwell 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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