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Vinegar Strokes Rips Apart Breaux Code, Climbs to Seventh Place

Week 5

  • Vinegar Strokes
  • 95.16 pts, 2-3
  • Weekly Grade
  • Breaux Code
  • 42.04 pts, 2-3
  • Weekly Grade

Vinegar Strokes put up the third-highest score of the season and eviscerated Breaux Code 95.16 to 42.04. Even though the teams are tied for seventh place with matching 2-3 records, Vinegar Strokes has a distinct advantage in points, 386.23 to 322.18. There is the good, the bad, the ugly, and then there is this. The 53.12-point margin of victory is the highest in the league this season.

Top Players

    • Adam Vinatieri
    • 23.00
    • Ezekiel Elliott
    • 20.55
    • Derek Carr
    • 18.99
    • Larry Fitzgerald
    • 16.05

Smooth Moves by Vinegar Strokes

  • Even if you cried trying to win, you still won. And the Toyota Hall of Fame is proud of Vinegar Strokes either way.
  • Who says kickers aren't real people? Adam Vinatieri had the highest score of any K in the league this season with 23.00 points.
  • Ezekiel Elliott didn't have the best score of the week, but there ain't no shame in his game. He had 20.55 points, the second-highest RB score of the week and the third-highest RB score in the league this season.
  • Larry Fitzgerald had 16.05 points, the highest WR score in the league this week.
  • Did you use any black magic this week? Vinegar Strokes was still able to pull out a win with only 3 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Next week, be sure to ask Vinegar Strokes where official Toyota Hall of Fame articles are kept.
  • Well, that's embarrassing. Left Ben Roethlisberger on the bench, where he ranked second in the league in scoring with 29.60 points.
  • Breaux Code picked up the New York Jets Defense, which then fell short of their 11.81-point projection by scoring 3.25 points.
  • Alshon Jeffery scored 3.85 points against a projected 6.31 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
  • Jason Witten has scored below his projection in every game this season after scoring 2.15 points against a projected 4.42 this week.

What If

  • If Vinegar Strokes played Breaux Code every week, they'd be 3-2 this year.
  • Vinegar Strokes would have beaten seven other teams besides Breaux Code this week.
  • Vinegar Strokes would be 2-2 if they played the same schedule as Breaux Code.
  • Vinegar Strokes would be 26-19 if they played every team every week.
  • Breaux Code would have lost to seven other teams besides Vinegar Strokes this week.
  • Timing really is everything. Vinegar Strokes would have lost to Breaux Code 76.13 - 51.06 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Vinegar Strokes, Breaux Code would be 1-3.
  • Breaux Code would be 20-25 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Maybe the league is colluding against them. All three of the losses for Breaux Code this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • Just like the Eagles' "Dream Team" of 2011, Breaux Code has underachieved lately. They scored 42.04 points against a projected 81.81 and has underachieved for four straight weeks.
  • The margin of victory of 53.12 points set the record as the biggest in the league this season.
  • This was the first time this season that Breaux Code lost by the week's biggest margin.
  • Both of the wins this season for Vinegar Strokes have been blowout victories.
  • With a combined 28.40 points from their RBs, Vinegar Strokes got their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
  • Breaux Code had 42.04 points, their season-low.
  • What good are running backs if they are running backwards instead of forwards? The 1.80 total points by the RBs on Breaux Code was their smallest RB output this season.
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