Avenging Ninjas Gets Late Rally on Eagles Mark 2, Notches Fourth in a Row

Week 4

  • Avenging Ninjas
  • 4-0
  • Weekly Grade: C+
  • 158.58
  • Eagles Mark 2
  • 2-2
  • Weekly Grade: C
  • 140.32

Is Avenging Ninjas (4-0, 746.76 points) going to the beach? They snuck past Eagles Mark 2 (2-2, 614.22 points) 158.58 to 140.32 in a matchup where the lead flip-flopped multiple times. They also put up the second-highest score for the week. Eagles Mark 2 did not wait for their opponent to deliver the first blow, and went into Sunday in front 4.20 to 0. That advantage lasted as long as an ice cube on a summer day, and they trailed 40.80 to 31.60 after the early Sunday games. After the late Sunday games, the lead swung back the other way to 48.32. However, Avenging Ninjas ended story time and closed the book on the matchup with a comeback on Monday.

Top Players

    • Philip Rivers
    • 88.22
    • Russell Wilson
    • 74.48
    • Adrian Peterson
    • 23.40
    • Carolina Panthers Defense
    • 18.00

Smooth Moves by Avenging Ninjas

  • Not the best, but in the conversation. Russell Wilson ranked seventh in the league in scoring this week with 74.48 points. It was also the third-highest score of any player on Avenging Ninjas this season.
  • With 23.40 points, Adrian Peterson ranked seventh in scoring among all RBs in the league this week.
  • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Keenan Allen have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked eighth in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 13.20 points.
  • With 11.50 points, Pierre Garcon ranked 10th in the league in scoring among WRs this week.
  • Even with two starters scoring zero points, Avenging Ninjas was still able to win.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Some people are born losers, others develop it over time. Fortunately, there's a cure: Winning
  • All that glitters is not gold. Picked up Thomas Rawls, who scored 6.70 points against his projected 11.32.
  • Matt Prater has scored below his projection in every game this season after scoring 5.00 points against a projected 7.77 this week.
  • Lost the matchup despite getting Avenging Ninjas on their lowest-scoring week of the season.
  • Arian Foster was last on the team in scoring with 1.50 points, 8.8% of his projected 17.10, which is his lowest percentage of the season.

What If

  • If Avenging Ninjas played Eagles Mark 2 every week, they'd be 3-1 this year.
  • Besides Eagles Mark 2, Avenging Ninjas would have defeated seven other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Avenging Ninjas would have defeated Eagles Mark 2 199.90 - 119.14 had they played each other last week.
  • Avenging Ninjas would be 3-0 if they played the same schedule as Eagles Mark 2.
  • Avenging Ninjas would be 30-6 if they played every team every week.
  • In addition to Avenging Ninjas, Eagles Mark 2 would have lost to just two other teams this week.
  • Eagles Mark 2 would be 1-2 if they played the same schedule as Avenging Ninjas.
  • If they played every team every week, Eagles Mark 2 would be 15-21.

Game Notes

  • Although Eagles Mark 2 lost, they did put up the 10th-highest score for a losing team in the league this season.
  • The 18.26-point win by Avenging Ninjas beat the 7.93-point spread.
  • DeMarco Murray scored a season-low 5.80 points and underachieved for the third straight week.
  • The RBs on Avenging Ninjas collectively had their worst week of the season with only 46.70 points.
  • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Jason Witten needs to step it up! He scored 5.70 points against a projected 7.99 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • Philip Rivers did what he could in the loss for Eagles Mark 2. He scored 88.22 points, the second-highest score in the league this week.
  • The Carolina Panthers Defense scored 18.00 points, the fourth-highest DEF score in the league this season, but it was not enough to tip the scales in favor of Eagles Mark 2.
  • Avenging Ninjas is now 2-0 when failing to reach their projection and Eagles Mark 2 falls to 1-2 when scoring below their projected total.
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