Iowa Beats Josh's Bold Team for Fourth Straight Win

Week 12

  • Iowa
  • 7-5
  • Weekly Grade: A
  • 150.48
  • Josh's Bold Team
  • 3-9
  • Weekly Grade: A-
  • 132.74

Iowa took down Josh's Bold Team 150.48 to 132.74 led by two huge individual performances, Matthew Stafford with 34.78 points and Adrian Peterson with 32.70. This win was revenge for a Week 3 172.94 to 159.48 comeback by Josh's Bold Team. Josh's Bold Team was coming off a 107.58 to 105.28 loss against This Sucks! and saw their scoring increase this week. Iowa (7-5, 1,640.20 points) climbs into second place while Josh's Bold Team (3-9, 1,352.36 points) stays locked in last place.

Top Players

    • Matthew Stafford
    • 34.78
    • Adrian Peterson
    • 32.70
    • A.J. Green
    • 24.10
    • Carson Palmer
    • 17.44

Smooth Moves by Iowa

  • Matthew Stafford had 34.78 points, the second-highest QB score of the week and the fifth-highest QB score in the league this season.
  • Adrian Peterson does not believe in running back by committee. He had the best RB score of the week and the 10th-highest RB score in the league this season with 32.70 points.
  • Took Tyler Eifert out of the starting lineup, who scored 13.00 points on the bench, fewer than the starting TE.
  • The Houston Texans Defense scored 14.00 points and beat their scoring projection by 98.0%, which led the team.
  • Delanie Walker overachieved by 33.3%, scoring 15.10 points against a projected 11.33.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • If only we provided some kind of tool, like weekly articles, that would help Josh's Bold Team secure a victory. Oh, WAIT, we do.
  • Did not start Eddie Lacy, who beat his projected point total by 101.7%, which was the highest percentage of either team.
  • This is how people lose everything in casinos. Josh's Bold Team thought their luck would change and went back to the well with Brandon McManus. However, he scored 6.00 points against a projected 8.72 and has now underachieved in four straight games.
  • Only 3 of the 9 starters on Josh's Bold Team underachieved this week, but they still lost.
  • Josh's Bold Team lost even though both of their WRs scored above their projected points.

What If

  • If Iowa played Josh's Bold Team every week, they would be 10-2 this season.
  • Iowa would have beaten six other teams besides Josh's Bold Team this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Iowa would have defeated Josh's Bold Team 128.48 - 105.28.
  • Iowa would be 7-3 if they played the same schedule as Josh's Bold Team.
  • If Iowa had played every team in the league each week, they would be 74-34.
  • Josh's Bold Team would have lost to three other teams besides Iowa this week.
  • Josh's Bold Team would be 4-6 if they played the same schedule as Iowa.
  • If they played every team every week, Josh's Bold Team would be 43-65.

Game Notes

  • Iowa has had three wins this year where their opponent beat their average score.
  • Looks like teams bring their A game when they see them on the schedule. Of the losses Josh's Bold Team has had, five were against opponents who topped their season scoring average that week.
  • Although Josh's Bold Team lost, they did put up the eighth-highest score for a losing team in the league this season.
  • Eat. Sleep. Conquer. Repeat. Iowa has won four games in a row, the longest current winning streak in the league.
  • Josh's Bold Team has the longest current losing streak in the league, having lost eight straight games.
  • Iowa covered the 9.82-point spread, winning by 17.74 points.
  • Matt Forte scored a season-low 6.30 points and underachieved for the third straight week.
  • Two of the starters for Iowa scored higher than the leading scorer for Josh's Bold Team.
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