'Madden' sim: Stafford rallies Lions past Cowboys

Fri, Sep 30
EA SportsDetroit vs. Dallas

We try to answer all of these questions and more Every NFL game this week has been simulated with the help of EA Sports and "Madden NFL 12" using the game's advanced artificial intelligence, complete with winners, statistical leaders, and even the player of the game.

Check out who "Madden" thinks is going to win before the games are even played, including one of the week's best games, the Detroit Lions at the Dallas Cowboys:

When the NFL schedule was first released, few were pointing to the Lions-Cowboys game as a marquee matchup. Oh what a difference three weeks can make, as this is the most anticipated game of the week for many, and according to the sim, it doesn't disappoint. Trailing 24-20 with under two minutes left on the clock, Matthew Stafford drives the Lions downfield, then delivers a 37-yard touchdown with only 1:16 left on the clock to give Detroit the 27-24 victory.

For a box score, and to tab through the rest of the games,
visit The Gamer blog's Madden NFL 12: Week 4 Simulations »

Or check out individual games:

San Francisco at Philadelphia | Minnesota at Kansas City | Washington at St. Louis
New Orleans at Jacksonville | Tennessee at Cleveland | Pittsburgh at Houston
Buffalo at Cincinnati | Carolina at Chicago | Atlanta at Seattle
NY Giants at Arizona | Denver at Green Bay | Miami at San Diego
New England at Oakland | NY Jets at Baltimore | Indianapolis at Tampa Bay