The Baggy Shuffalos Tramples BEERKATS for Fifth in a Row

Week 5

  • The Baggy Shuffalos
  • 5-0
  • Weekly Grade: B+
  • 105.22
  • 2-3
  • Weekly Grade: F
  • 55.84

The Baggy Shuffalos got 25.70 points from Devonta Freeman and 19.62 from Sam Bradford, shredding BEERKATS 105.22 to 55.84. Still undefeated at this point, The Baggy Shuffalos is piecing together a great season. BEERKATS was led by the tag team of Matt Forte, with 16.90 points, and Peyton Manning, who scored 8.64. Adding insult to injury, BEERKATS had a starter score zero points (the Houston Texans Defense). BEERKATS (2-3, 340.00 points) sinks into ninth place while The Baggy Shuffalos (5-0, 561.98 points) remains in first place.

Top Players

    • Devonta Freeman
    • 25.70
    • Sam Bradford
    • 19.62
    • Matt Forte
    • 16.90
    • Philadephia Eagles Defense
    • 14.00

Smooth Moves by The Baggy Shuffalos

  • Not quite the best, but pretty darn good. Devonta Freeman had the second-highest RB score of the week and the seventh-highest RB score in the league this season with 25.70 points.
  • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and James Jones have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked eighth in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 13.70 points.
  • The 12.70 points scored by Julio Jones was the 10th-highest score by a WR in the league this week.
  • With 14.00 points, the Philadephia Eagles Defense beat their 7.62 projected point total by a team-leading 83.8%.
  • By scoring 19.62 points, Sam Bradford beat his 15.96 projected points by 22.9%.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • You gave it the old college try. Unfortunately for you, this isn't college ball. This is professional football at the national level; you know the acronym.
  • Did not start Shane Vereen, who scored 17.00 points, surpassing his projected points by 155.7%, the eighth-highest percentage in the league.
  • Did not start Jay Cutler, who led the team in scoring with 17.58 points.
  • Golden Tate scored 6.20 points against a projected 8.12 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
  • BEERKATS had 7 starters fail to reach their projections.

What If

  • The Baggy Shuffalos would be 5-0 if they played BEERKATS every week.
  • Besides BEERKATS, The Baggy Shuffalos would have defeated five other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? The Baggy Shuffalos would have defeated BEERKATS 101.76 - 64.22 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as BEERKATS, The Baggy Shuffalos would be 4-0.
  • If The Baggy Shuffalos had played every team in the league each week, they would be 36-9.
  • BEERKATS would have lost to every other team in the league this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as The Baggy Shuffalos, BEERKATS would be 1-3.
  • If they played every team every week, BEERKATS would be 7-38.

Game Notes

  • "They ain't nothing but paper champions. That's all they are, and that's all they're ever going to be." Did Lee Flowers say that or everybody in this league? BEERKATS scored 55.84 points against a projected 87.82 and has underachieved every week this season.
  • BEERKATS was last in the league in scoring and had their lowest score of the season with 55.84 points.
  • Jordan Matthews had a season-low 4.40 points against a projected 8.78 in the win and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • The Baggy Shuffalos beat BEERKATS at the top, with two of their starters outscoring the leading point-getter for BEERKATS.
  • BEERKATS got 13.40 points from their WRs, the lowest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • It was the biggest loss of the season for BEERKATS.
  • BEERKATS remains winless in blowout games this season, falling to 0-2.
  • With the win, The Baggy Shuffalos remains undefeated in blowout games this season with a record of 2-0.
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