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    ZooYork Puts the Kibosh on The Lungbutters, Jumps to League's Pole Position

    Week 8

    • ZooYork
    • 7-1
    • Weekly Grade: A
    • 118
    • The Lungbutters
    • 3-5
    • Weekly Grade: B
    • 100

    Like a Mike Tyson face tattoo, ZooYork's record against The Lungbutters sticks out. They beat them 118 to 100 for a second win in as many head-to-head matchups. Arian Foster was the reason for the win, picking up 35 points for ZooYork. The last time these teams met, Matthew Stafford led with 33. This is the highest margin for ZooYork in two head-to-head matchups. They defeated The Lungbutters 105 to 91 in Week 1.

    Top Players

      • Arian Foster
      • 35
      • Philip Rivers
      • 25
      • Antonio Brown
      • 25
      • Matt Forte
      • 24

    Smooth Moves by ZooYork

    • Matt Forte didn't have the best score of the week, but there ain't no shame in his game. He had 24 points, the second-highest RB score of the week and the ninth-highest RB score in the league this season.
    • The 35 points scored by Arian Foster ranked second in the league in scoring. It is the highest output of any player on ZooYork this season.
    • With only 4 of their 9 starters beating their projected points, ZooYork was still able to win.
    • Delanie Walker overachieved by 28.9%, scoring 9 points against a projected 6.98.
    • ZooYork saw both of their starting RBs top their projections.

    Toyota Roster Tune-up

    • Not reading the expert articles from the Hall Of Fame. And if they did, maybe they should pay better attention when they read.
    • All that glitters is not gold. Picked up the Detroit Lions Defense, which scored 4 points against their projected 8.15.
    • The RBs on The Lungbutters let them down, getting outgunned by the RBs on ZooYork 59 - 15.
    • 5 of the starters on The Lungbutters scored less than their projected points.
    • With 5 points versus a projected 14.50, Joique Bell scored only 34.5% of his projected point total.

    What If

    • ZooYork would be 6-2 if they played The Lungbutters every week.
    • Besides The Lungbutters, ZooYork would have defeated four other teams this week.
    • Had they played each other last week, ZooYork would have defeated The Lungbutters 95 - 80.
    • ZooYork would be 4-1-1 if they played the same schedule as The Lungbutters.
    • If ZooYork had played every team in the league each week, they would be 36-18-2.
    • The Lungbutters would have lost to five other teams besides ZooYork this week.
    • The Lungbutters would be 4-2 if they played the same schedule as ZooYork.
    • The Lungbutters would be 23-32-1 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • The Lungbutters has lost five times and three of them have come to teams who beat their scoring average in that matchup.
    • ZooYork got a combined 59 points from their RBs, the highest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this season.
    • The Lungbutters scored 100 points against a projected 100.61 and underachieved for the fifth time this season, including the last four weeks in a row.
    • Eat. Sleep. Conquer. Repeat. ZooYork has won five games in a row, the longest current winning streak in the league.
    • Although The Lungbutters lost, they did put up the sixth-highest score for a losing team in the league this season.
    • The Lungbutters has the longest current losing streak in the league, having lost four straight games.
    • The highest-scoring group of WRs in the league this week was on The Lungbutters, which got 39 points from the position.
    • ZooYork got 92.4% of their points from players they drafted.
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    Fantasy MasterpiecesWeek 8

    Calvin Johnson Det - WR 2013 vs. Dallas 14 receptions, 329 yards, TD Until Megatron traveled the equivalent of 3.3 football fields against a woeful Cowboys secondary in Week 8 of '13, it had been more than two decades since a player topped 300 receiving yards in the NFL.

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