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    Redskins 4Life Beats Mean Green Machine

    Week 2

    • Redskins 4Life
    • 1-1
    • Weekly Grade: B+
    • 98.06
    • Mean Green Machine
    • 0-2
    • Weekly Grade: B-
    • 86.28

    Redskins 4Life took advantage of 18.76 points from Josh McCown and 16.10 from Stevan Ridley to get the win over Mean Green Machine 98.06 to 86.28. Mean Green Machine failed to live up to expectations and scored only 90.5% of a projected 95.31, while Redskins 4Life put up 1.6% more points than projected (96.54). Mean Green Machine was led by the tag team of Drew Brees, with 16.78 points, and Justin Tucker, who scored 14.00. Redskins 4Life (1-1, 174.18 points) moves into ninth place and Mean Green Machine (0-2, 178.80 points) winds up in 14th place.

    Top Players

      • Josh McCown
      • 18.76
      • Drew Brees
      • 16.78
      • Stevan Ridley
      • 16.10
      • Justin Tucker
      • 14.00

    Smooth Moves by Redskins 4Life

    • Josh McCown led the matchup in scoring with 18.76 points.
    • 7 of 10 players in the starting lineup for Redskins 4Life topped their projected points.
    • With 16.10 points, Stevan Ridley beat his 8.04 projected point total by a team-leading 100.1%.
    • With 13.80 points versus a projected 10.78, C.J. Spiller exceeded his scoring projection by 28.0%.

    Toyota Missed Opportunities

    • Mean Green Machine may have missed the opportunity for a win, but they gained an opportunity to be mercilessly taunted by Redskins 4Life. 
    • Whoever gave you this advice, you might want to lose their number. Picked up and started Allen Hurns, who then scored below his 7.96-point projection with 1.30 points.
    • Mean Green Machine had only 5 of their 10 starters underperform versus their projections, but they still lost.
    • With 3.10 points versus a projected 5.75, Charles Clay scored only 53.9% of his projected point total.
    • Knowshon Moreno was last on the team in scoring with 0.40 points.

    What If

    • Redskins 4Life would be 1-1 if they played Mean Green Machine every week.
    • Besides Mean Green Machine, Redskins 4Life would have defeated 11 other teams this week.
    • If Redskins 4Life had played every team in the league each week, they would be 14-20.
    • Mean Green Machine would have lost to seven other teams besides Redskins 4Life this week.
    • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Redskins 4Life would have lost to Mean Green Machine 92.52 - 76.12.
    • If they played every team every week, Mean Green Machine would be 15-19.

    Game Notes

    • Redskins 4Life won by 11.78 points, covering the 1.24-point spread.
    • With 86.28 points, Mean Green Machine had the highest losing score in the league this week.
    • Redskins 4Life got the third-highest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week with 31.10 points.
    • Although Mean Green Machine lost, Justin Tucker played well, bringing in 52.3% more points than was projected (14.00 points against a projected 9.19).
    • Redskins 4Life might want to see a chiropractor, because they were carrying Jamaal Charles on their back the whole week. He was on the winning team, but only scored 1.20 points against his projected 13.89.
    • Redskins 4Life beat their projected points, while Mean Green Machine fell below their projection.
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