Atlanta vs. Arizona

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
December 29th, 2008

WhatIfSports.com "played" the Week 18 - Atlanta Falcons vs. Arizona Cardinals game 10,001 times. The Atlanta Falcons win 63.2% of the time by an average score of 29-26. 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 Wild Card Week NFL Scores page.

Atlanta Team Stats Arizona Team Stats
Points 29 Points 26
Win % 63.2 Win % 36.8
First Downs 21 First Downs 22
- Rushing 8 - Rushing 7
- Passing 12 - Passing 15
- Penalty 1 - Penalty 0
3rd Down Eff 7/12 3rd Down Eff 7/13
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 35-168 Rushes-Yards 32-122
Avg Rush 5 Avg Rush 4
Comp-Att-Int 15-23-1 Comp-Att-Int 20-31-1
Passing Yards 210 Passing Yards 262
Sacked-Yards 1-6 Sacked-Yards 2-11
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 3-38 Punts-Avg 3-41
KR-Avg 5-22 KR-Avg 6-19
PR-Avg 3-10 PR-Avg 3-7
Penalties-Yards 3-19 Penalties-Yards 4-27
Time of Possession 30:07 Time of Possession 30:28

Atlanta Individual Stats Arizona Individual Stats
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Michael Turner 22 109 1
Jerious Norwood 10 51 1
Jason Snelling 1 4 0
Ovie Mughelli 1 4 0
Matt Ryan 1 0 0
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Edgerrin James 16 67 0
J.J. Arrington 5 21 0
Tim Hightower 6 16 0
Tim Castille 2 8 0
Terrelle Smith 1 5 0
Kurt Warner 1 0 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Roddy White 7 101 1
Michael Jenkins 5 75 1
Harry Douglas 1 17 0
Jerious Norwood 1 13 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Larry Fitzgerald 7 106 1
Steve Breaston 5 74 1
Anquan Boldin 6 71 1
Jerheme Urban 1 14 0
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Matt Ryan 15 23 216 2 1
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Kurt Warner 20 31 273 2 1
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Jason Elam 1 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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