By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
On November 20, 2016 at 12:34 pm EST
According to our whatifsports.com simulation, the Detroit Lions defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 16-7 at Ford Field.
The Jaguars had 350 total yards in 32 minutes and 19 seconds. The Lions had 261 total yards in 27 minutes and 41 seconds.
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford went 12 of 17 for a 111 yards.
Dwayne Washington had 11 carries for 75 yards and a touchdown. Theo Riddick had 15 carries for 61 yards, while Zach Zenner had 10 carries for 44 yards.
Eric Ebron had three receptions for 34 yards and Golden Tate had three receptions for 29 yards. Marvin Jones Jr. — who signed with the Lions in the off-season to help replace “Megatron” Calvin Johnson, who retired — had three receptions for 25 yards. Anquan Boldin had two receptions for 13 yards and Riddick had a 10 yard reception.
Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles went 17 of 31 for 208 yards. He had a touchdown and an interception.
T.J. Yeldon had 19 carries for 96 yards, while Chris Ivory had 14 carries for 47 yards. Bortles had two carries for 13 yards and Denard Robinson had a carry for a yard.
Julius Thomas had four receptions for 46 yards and a touchdown. Allen Hurns had two receptions for 33 yards and Marqise Lee had two receptions for 32 yards. Allen Robinson had two receptions for 31 yards. Arrelious Benn had a 28 yard reception while Rashad Greene Sr. had two receptions for 16 yards and Ivory had a 14 yard reception. Yeldon had an eight yard reception.
Several players had three tackles each for the Jaguars.
Tavon Wilson had five tackles for the Lions and A’Shawn Robinson and Johnson Bademosi had four tackles. Kevin Lawson had three tackles. Thurston Armbrister and Ezekiel Ansah had a sack each and Darius Slay had an interception.
Matt Prater had two field goals in the second half. Thomas caught a three-yard touchdown to make it 13-7, before Prater made a 48 yard field goal late.
The Lions led 10-0 at halftime. Washington had an eight-yard touchdown run, before Prater made a 26 yard field goal.