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Jamaican Butterflies Steals Win from Matt's Super Team

Week 3

  • Jamaican Butterflies
  • 2-1
  • Weekly Grade: D
  • 84.54
  • Matt's Super Team
  • 1-2
  • Weekly Grade: C
  • 78.5

Jamaican Butterflies (2-1, 299.40 points) came back from a 12.86-point deficit on Monday night to take down Matt's Super Team 84.54 to 78.50, despite getting just the 11th-highest point total in the league this week. Jamaican Butterflies should feel pretty lucky, winning with just 84.7% of their 99.80 per-game average. As the saying goes, however, luck is when preparation meets opportunity. Jamaican Butterflies has had some beneficial matchups overall, currently in fifth place even though they rank just 10th in total points. It was a painful outing for Matt's Super Team, who fell to 1-2 (268.42 points) after coming up dead last in points.

Top Players

    • Dez Bryant
    • 19.90
    • Giovani Bernard
    • 17.90
    • Michael Floyd
    • 16.90
    • Adam Vinatieri
    • 16.00

Smooth Moves by Jamaican Butterflies

  • Kickers are important too and Adam Vinatieri proved that this week. His 16.00 points was the highest total among kickers for the week and the fourth-highest K score in the league this season.
  • Wisely sat Tony Romo this week, who had 14.08 points, the lowest QB score on the team.
  • Andrew Hawkins scored 12.20 points against a projected 9.10 and has now overachieved in every game this season.
  • Dez Bryant had 19.90 points to lead the matchup in scoring.
  • With only 3 of their 9 starters beating their projected points, Jamaican Butterflies was still able to win.

Toyota Missed Opportunities

  • Yes, your team could have been better. But if you haven't gotten behind the wheel of the bold new Camry yet, that's your real missed opportunity.
  • With 2.00 points against a projected 8.64, Phil Dawson was last on the team in scoring and has now scored below his projection in every game this season.
  • You wish you had a kicker like ours. Jamaican Butterflies won the K position battle, beating Matt's Super Team 16.00 - 2.00.
  • After a season-low 4.40 points against a projected 11.81, Andre Johnson has now scored below his projection in every game this season.
  • Note to self: don't start a player when they're going to have their worst game of the season. The Arizona Cardinals Defense had a season-low 4.82 points against a projected 10.97 and underachieved for the second time this season.

What If

  • Jamaican Butterflies would be 3-0 if they played Matt's Super Team every week.
  • Jamaican Butterflies would have lost to every other team in the league besides Matt's Super Team this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Jamaican Butterflies would have defeated Matt's Super Team 132.16 - 110.80.
  • Jamaican Butterflies would be 1-1 if they played the same schedule as Matt's Super Team.
  • If Jamaican Butterflies had played every team in the league each week, they would be 12-21.
  • Matt's Super Team would have been beaten by every other team in the league this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Jamaican Butterflies, Matt's Super Team would be 0-2.
  • If they played every team every week, Matt's Super Team would be 7-26.

Game Notes

  • Apparently these two squads are resting their starters for next week. They were the two lowest-scoring teams in the league this week.
  • The 84.54 points scored by Jamaican Butterflies is the lowest winning score in the league this season.
  • Matt's Super Team has underachieved every week this season, scoring 78.50 points against a projected 100.53 this week.
  • The margin of victory for the matchup ended up being the smallest in the league this week at 6.04 points.
  • Jamaican Butterflies won even though Matt's Super Team performed better against their scoring projection. Matt's Super Team scored 78.1% of their 100.53 projected points, while Jamaican Butterflies recorded 74.0% of their 114.17-point projection.
  • Even in the loss, the 17.90 points scored by Giovani Bernard was the eighth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
  • Jamaican Butterflies got the win despite Brandon Marshall having a season-low 1.10 points and falling short of his projection for the first time this season.
  • The win by Jamaican Butterflies was achieved despite having Antonio Gates put up a season-low 1.30 points, and underachieve for the first time this season.
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