Eagles #1 Gets Late Victory over G Men to Grab Third Place

Week 4

  • Eagles #1
  • 3-1
  • Weekly Grade: C
  • 139.12
  • G Men
  • 1-3
  • Weekly Grade: B
  • 123.9

Eagles #1 picked up 50.32 points from Peyton Manning and 34.60 from Chris Ivory to beat G Men 139.12 to 123.90. Eagles #1 came into the Monday night game facing a 2.68-point deficit, but scored 17.90 for the comeback. G Men has had a bad run after losing their third in a row. For G Men, Doug Martin and Le'Veon Bell played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 29.30 and 29.00 points, respectively. On top of the loss, G Men had a starter score zero points (Marcus Mariota). Eagles #1 (3-1, 629.32 points) climbs into third place while G Men (1-3, 602.56 points) drops to eighth place.

Top Players

    • Peyton Manning
    • 50.32
    • Chris Ivory
    • 34.60
    • Doug Martin
    • 29.30
    • Le'Veon Bell
    • 29.00

Smooth Moves by Eagles #1

  • Chris Ivory didn't have the best score of the week, but there ain't no shame in his game. He had 34.60 points, the second-highest RB score of the week and the fifth-highest RB score in the league this season.
  • Eagles #1 won despite having only 2 of their 11 starters exceed their projected points.
  • In scoring 16.90 points, T.J. Yeldon put up his largest point total of the year.
  • Eagles #1 won even though all three of their WRs scored below their projected points.
  • Four bench players on Eagles #1 were not playing this week, but they still won the matchup.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Some people are born losers, others develop it over time. Fortunately, there's a cure: Winning
  • Picked up and started Rishard Matthews, who scored a team-worst 24.5% of his projected point total for 1.60 points, which was also last on the team.
  • Lost to Eagles #1, which had their lowest-scoring week of the season.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for Mike Evans during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in three straight games after scoring 3.20 points against a projected 10.12 this week.
  • Mason Crosby had two season-lows this week. He scored a season-low 5.00 points and recorded only 60.5% of his 8.27-point projection.

What If

  • If Eagles #1 played G Men every week, they'd be 3-1 this season.
  • Eagles #1 would have beaten four other teams besides G Men this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Eagles #1 would have defeated G Men 192.16 - 164.82.
  • If they played the same schedule as G Men, Eagles #1 would be 0-3.
  • Eagles #1 would be 17-19 if they played every team every week.
  • G Men would have lost to five other teams besides Eagles #1 this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Eagles #1, G Men would be 1-2.
  • G Men would be 14-22 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • G Men got a combined 68.90 points from their RBs, the highest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this season.
  • Golden Tate scored 3.50 points against a projected 7.61 in the win and has now scored below his projection in every game this season.
  • At 15.22 points, the margin of victory was the tightest of the week.
  • This must be how Jay Leno feels with a garage full of high-performance cars. Eagles #1 got a combined 56.90 points from their RBs, their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
  • Eagles #1 beat G Men at the top, with two of their starters outscoring the leading point-getter for G Men.
  • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn't mean he's one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, Ameer Abdullah scored 5.40 points against a projected 12.20 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • Eagles #1 underachieved in the win, recording 79.5% of their projected 174.99, while G Men performed better than expected, beating their 104.70-point projection by 18.3%.
  • G Men has now lost three games in a row.
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