New York vs. Pittsburgh

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
October 21st, 2008

WhatIfSports.com "played" the Week 8 - New York Giants vs. Pittsburgh Steelers game 10,001 times. The Pittsburgh Steelers win 79.8% of the time by an average score of 26-16. 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 8 NFL Scores page.

New York Team Stats Pittsburgh Team Stats
Points 16 Points 26
Win % 20.2 Win % 79.8
First Downs 17 First Downs 20
- Rushing 6 - Rushing 6
- Passing 10 - Passing 13
- Penalty 0 - Penalty 0
3rd Down Eff 6/14 3rd Down Eff 6/13
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/0
Rushes-Yards 32-140 Rushes-Yards 32-122
Avg Rush 4 Avg Rush 4
Comp-Att-Int 16-28-1 Comp-Att-Int 18-28-1
Passing Yards 179 Passing Yards 230
Sacked-Yards 2-15 Sacked-Yards 2-14
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 5-35 Punts-Avg 4-40
KR-Avg 5-19 KR-Avg 4-19
PR-Avg 4-8 PR-Avg 5-9
Penalties-Yards 3-22 Penalties-Yards 4-23
Time of Possession 29:25 Time of Possession 31:20

New York Individual Stats Pittsburgh Individual Stats
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Brandon Jacobs 20 92 1
Ahmad Bradshaw 6 26 0
Derrick Ward 5 21 0
Domenik Hixon 1 2 0
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Mewelde Moore 23 104 1
Gary Russell 5 12 0
Santonio Holmes 1 2 0
Najeh Davenport 1 2 0
Ben Roethlisberger 2 0 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Plaxico Burress 5 61 0
Amani Toomer 4 43 0
Steve Smith 3 36 0
Kevin Boss 1 17 0
Domenik Hixon 1 14 0
Ahmad Bradshaw 1 8 0
Derrick Ward 1 7 0
Brandon Jacobs 1 6 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Hines Ward 6 78 1
Santonio Holmes 4 74 1
Nate Washington 2 32 0
Heath Miller 3 32 0
Mewelde Moore 3 23 0
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Eli Manning 16 28 194 1 1
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Ben Roethlisberger 18 28 244 2 1
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Lawrence Tynes 1 1
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Jeff Reed 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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