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    Week 3

    • Mega Jon
    • 1-2
    • Weekly Grade: A+
    • 144.88
    • joseph's Team
    • 1-2
    • Weekly Grade: C
    • 88.6

    Mega Jon left it all on the field in this one and registered the highest score of the week to demolish joseph's Team 144.88 to 88.60. Is this fantasy football or mixed martial arts? Because this 56.28-point margin of victory was nothing short of a beatdown and was the third-highest recorded in the league this season. For joseph's Team, Colin Kaepernick and Le'Veon Bell played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 21.20 and 17.70 points, respectively. Adding insult to injury, joseph's Team had two starters score zero points (Doug Martin and Vernon Davis). Mega Jon (1-2, 304.58 points) climbs into 10th place while joseph's Team (1-2, 313.66 points) drops to eighth place.

    Top Players

      • Kirk Cousins
      • 34.58
      • Julio Jones
      • 33.60
      • Colin Kaepernick
      • 21.20
      • Le'Veon Bell
      • 17.70

    Smooth Moves by Mega Jon

    • Even the Wright brothers would be proud of this aerial performance. Julio Jones had 33.60 points, the highest WR score of the week and the second-highest WR score in the league this season.
    • Shipped in the mercenaries, picking up Kirk Cousins which scored 34.58 points to lead the matchup.
    • Mega Jon had 7 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.
    • Lamar Miller scored 16.20 points, which ranked eighth out of all the RBs in the league this week.
    • Zac Stacy put the team on his back with 14.60 points, the 10th-highest score among RBs in the league this week.

    Toyota Missed Opportunities

    • joseph's Team should get prescription glasses. At least we assume that's why they didn't bother reading the expert articles from the Toyota Hall Of Fame.
    • Left Philip Rivers on the bench, where he led the team in scoring with 23.34 points.
    • Larry Fitzgerald scored 2.90 points against a projected 12.08 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
    • The WRs on joseph's Team let them down, resulting in a 58.30 - 27.70 difference at the position.
    • joseph's Team was faced with 2 starters coming up empty in points.

    What If

    • Mega Jon would be 1-2 if they played joseph's Team every week.
    • Mega Jon would have beaten every other team in the league this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as joseph's Team, Mega Jon would be 0-2.
    • If Mega Jon had played every team in the league each week, they would be 13-20.
    • joseph's Team would have lost to seven other teams besides Mega Jon this week.
    • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Mega Jon would have lost to joseph's Team 91.42 - 65.72.
    • joseph's Team would be 1-1 if they played the same schedule as Mega Jon.
    • If they played every team every week, joseph's Team would be 16-17.

    Game Notes

    • Steve Smith Sr scored 13.60 points against a projected 8.72 in the loss and has now beaten his projection in every game this season.
    • The 56.28-point margin of victory by Mega Jon was the largest in the league this week.
    • Mega Jon scored 144.88 points, the highest in the league this week and third-highest in the league this season.
    • Mega Jon got a combined 58.30 points from their WRs, the highest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this season.
    • Mega Jon had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for joseph's Team.
    • Mega Jon won in a blowout. They are now 1-1 in blowouts matchups this season.
    • joseph's Team ranked ninth in the league in scoring this week.
    • joseph's Team could not pull out the win, but Le'Veon Bell did perform well with the seventh-best RB score in the league this week, scoring 17.70 points.
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