Miami vs. Atlanta

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
September 8th, 2009

WhatIfSports.com "played" the Week 1 - Miami Dolphins vs. Atlanta Falcons game 10,001 times. The Miami Dolphins win 62.3% of the time by an average score of 25.0-23.0. 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 1 NFL Scores page.

NFL Week 1
Dolphins emblemDolphins
@
Falcons
Sun., Sep. 13
Falcons emblem
AFC
Miami
NFC
Atlanta
25GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 8, 2009)23
Win % 62.3 Win % 37.7
Over/Under 43.0 Spread -4.0
Win % ATS 66.2 Win % ATS 32.6
Over % 63.7 Under % 32.7
First Downs 21 First Downs 18
Rushing 9 Rushing 7
Passing 11 Passing 11
Penalty 1 Penalty 0
3rd Down Eff 7/13 3rd Down Eff 6/13
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 1/1
Rushes-Yards 36-175 Rushes-Yards 33-143
Avg Rush 5 Avg Rush 4
Comp-Att-Int 17-25-0 Comp-Att-Int 14-24-1
Passing Yards 197 Passing Yards 178
Sacked-Yards 1-8 Sacked-Yards 2-11
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 3-42 Punts-Avg 4-40
KR-Avg 5-19 KR-Avg 6-23
PR-Avg 4-10 PR-Avg 3-9
Penalties-Yards 3-21 Penalties-Yards 3-19
Time of Possession 31:45 Time of Possession 28:47
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Ronnie Brown 20.1 105.8 0.9
Ricky Williams 7.0 31.4 0.3
Patrick Cobbs 4.6 23.2 0.2
Chad Pennington 2.1 2.4 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Michael Turner 21.3 97.3 0.7
Jerious Norwood 7.9 36.6 0.4
Jason Snelling 1.3 4.4 0.0
Matt Ryan 2.1 2.8 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Ted Ginn Jr. 4.6 64.6 0.4
Davone Bess 3.8 40.4 0.3
Anthony Fasano 2.3 32.5 0.2
Greg Camarillo 1.9 21.1 0.2
Ronnie Brown 2.1 19.4 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Roddy White 4.4 67.3 0.5
Michael Jenkins 3.2 48.0 0.3
Tony Gonzalez 3.6 40.7 0.3
Brian Finneran 1.0 10.6 0.1
Jerious Norwood 1.0 10.4 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Chad Pennington 205.4 1.5 0.4
Passing YDS TD INT
Matt Ryan 189.4 1.3 0.7
Field Goals Made Missed
Dan Carpenter 1.7 0.2
Field Goals Made Missed
Jason Elam 1.4 0.1

Paul Bessire is the Product Manager of Content and Quantitative Analysis for WhatIfSports.com, a division of FOX Sports Interactive specializing in fantasy football simulation analysis and football sim games. With any comments, questions or topic suggestions, Paul can be reached at BtB@whatifsports.com. Thanks!

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