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    The Lungbutters Embarrasses Moxiedrinkers, Grabs Third Place

    Week 3

    • The Lungbutters
    • 2-1
    • Weekly Grade: A+
    • 114
    • Moxiedrinkers
    • 0-3
    • Weekly Grade: C
    • 78

    The Lungbutters put on a show in this matchup, registering the highest score this week to pummel Moxiedrinkers 114 to 78. "You play to win the game. Hello! You play to win the game." Someone please tell this to Moxiedrinkers, who is currently winless. Free fallin' like Tom Petty, Moxiedrinkers suffered a significant drop in scoring from last week's 126 to 116 loss against Porcupine Speedboat. The Lungbutters (2-1, 292 points) climbs into third place while Moxiedrinkers (0-3, 281 points) drops to seventh place.

    Top Players

      • Matt Ryan
      • 29
      • Rashad Jennings
      • 23
      • Antonio Brown
      • 21
      • Kelvin Benjamin
      • 17

    Smooth Moves by The Lungbutters

    • This one goes out to all those people who say kickers don't matter in fantasy football! With 16 points, Adam Vinatieri had the highest score of any K in the league this season.
    • Matt Ryan had 29 points, the third-highest QB score of the week and the eighth-highest QB score in the league this season.
    • Antonio Brown had 21 points, the second-highest WR score of the week and the sixth-highest WR score in the league this season.
    • Giovani Bernard scored 16 points, which ranked fifth out of all the RBs in the league this week.
    • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Dez Bryant have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked eighth in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 14 points.

    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.
    • Should have started the Seattle Seahawks Defense, which underachieved, but still had more points than the starting DEF with 6 against a projected 7.19.
    • Moxiedrinkers had 7 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.
    • Shayne Graham had the lowest point total in the matchup with 1 point.
    • It's tough to win when your team leader gets this embarrassed. At the QB position, Moxiedrinkers got outscored 29 - 12 by The Lungbutters.

    What If

    • The Lungbutters would be 2-1 if they played Moxiedrinkers every week.
    • The Lungbutters would have been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
    • The Lungbutters would be 0-2 if they played the same schedule as Moxiedrinkers.
    • If The Lungbutters had played every team in the league each week, they would be 14-7.
    • Moxiedrinkers would have lost to four other teams besides The Lungbutters this week.
    • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, The Lungbutters would have lost to Moxiedrinkers 116 - 87.
    • Moxiedrinkers would be 1-1 if they played the same schedule as The Lungbutters.
    • Moxiedrinkers would be 10-11 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • Andre Johnson had a season-low 2 points against a projected 8.90 in the win and has now scored below his projection in every game this season.
    • Both of the wins this season for The Lungbutters have been blowout victories.
    • Hey, I'm sure The Lungbutters appreciates the tough competition. In the loss, Moxiedrinkers had the sixth-highest losing score in the league this season with 78 points.
    • Did Moxiedrinkers pay admission to see the greatest show on turf? The Lungbutters had a league-high for the week with 114 points, which is the third-highest score in the league this season.
    • Jason Witten scored 4 points against a projected 7.08 in the win and has now scored below his projection in every game this season.
    • With 30 points, Moxiedrinkers got the highest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
    • With a margin of victory of 36 points, The Lungbutters had the second-highest margin in the league this week.
    • With 78 points, Moxiedrinkers ranked sixth in the league in scoring this week.
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