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Knights Beats Pine Riders to Grab Third Place

Week 5

  • Knights
  • 95.22 pts, 3-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • Pine Riders
  • 68.04 pts, 3-2
  • Weekly Grade

Knights has to like where their team is at after they got the second-highest score of the season to get the win over Pine Riders 95.22 to 68.04. Knights beat expectations and scored 12.6% more than their projected 84.58 points, while Pine Riders fell short of expectations and got just 82.9% of a projected 82.06. Andrew Luck led Pine Riders with 19.09 points while T.Y. Hilton racked up 14.55. The gap could have been wider, Knights had a starter score zero points (Rashad Jennings). Knights (3-2, 370.89 points) climbs into third place and Pine Riders (3-2, 346.33 points) drops to fifth place.

Top Players

    • Tom Brady
    • 26.82
    • Minnesota Vikings Defense
    • 23.50
    • Andrew Luck
    • 19.09
    • Amari Cooper
    • 14.90

Smooth Moves by Knights

  • Reading this matchup recap is indicative of potential Toyota Hall of Famers. You're making Knights look really good right now.
  • Lean, mean, and haunting your dreams. The Minnesota Vikings Defense was a terror this week, accounting for 23.50 points. It was the highest DEF score of the week and the fifth-highest score among DEF in the league this season.
  • The 26.82 points scored by Tom Brady ranked fourth in the league in scoring this week and second for any player on Knights this season.
  • With 14.90 points, Amari Cooper ranked second in the league in scoring among WRs this week.
  • The 8.45 points scored by Demaryius Thomas was the 10th-highest score by a WR in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Sometimes 68.04 is enough. Unfortunately, the Toyota Hall of Fame has confirmed this time it's a smaller number than 95.22.
  • Missed out on an opportunity by leaving the 8.50 points scored by Dwayne Allen on the bench this week. He outperformed his projected point total by 131.6%, the ninth-highest percentage in the league.
  • Jerick McKinnon, who Pine Riders picked up this week, scored below his 5.97-point projection with 2.30 points.
  • The 5.45 points scored by Rob Gronkowski fell short of his 7.41-point projection, the third straight game where that has happened.
  • Who needs offense when the defense is so dominant!? Pine Riders got outscored 23.50 - 4.35 by Knights at the DEF position.

What If

  • Knights would be 3-2 if they played Pine Riders every week.
  • Knights would've been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Knights would have defeated Pine Riders 70.99 - 63.03.
  • If they played the same schedule as Pine Riders, Knights would be 3-1.
  • If Knights had played every team in the league each week, they would be 24-21.
  • Pine Riders would have lost to three other teams besides Knights this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Knights, Pine Riders would be 2-2.
  • Pine Riders would be 21-24 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • It was a tough loss for Pine Riders, which put up the ninth-biggest score for a losing team in the league this season.
  • The 95.22 points scored by Knights was the highest in the league this week and the second-highest in the league this season.
  • Knights won by 27.18 points, covering the 2.52-point spread.
  • Pine Riders got their lowest combined scoring output from the RB position this season with only 6.75 points this week.
  • Two of the starters for Knights scored higher than the leading scorer for Pine Riders.
  • Knights got a combined 24.80 points from their WRs, the highest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • Knights overachieved and improves to 3-0 when doing so, while Pine Riders fell short of their projection. They are now 1-2 when scoring less than expected.
  • Pine Riders could not close out the win even with the help of T.Y. Hilton, who scored 14.55 points, the third-highest score among all WRs in the league for the week.
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