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    Matthew's Team Comes from Behind to Squeak By Marshall Law, Moves to Fifth Place

    Week 4

    • Matthew's Team
    • 2-2
    • Weekly Grade: A+
    • 133.17
    • Marshall Law
    • 2-2
    • Weekly Grade: A
    • 128.38

    Matthew's Team (2-2, 427.80 points) stole one from Marshall Law (2-2, 426.80 points) 133.17 to 128.38, putting up the highest score for the week. Matthew's Team took the early lead, up 100.82 to 77.75 after the first set of Sunday games. After the late Sunday games, they lost that lead and fell behind 128.38 to 100.82. However, Matthew's Team ended story time and closed the book on the matchup with a comeback on Monday.

    Top Players

      • Andrew Luck
      • 37.22
      • Philip Rivers
      • 31.88
      • Jamaal Charles
      • 29.55
      • Matt Forte
      • 19.35

    Smooth Moves by Matthew's Team

    • Andrew Luck had 37.22 points, the second-highest QB score of the week and the fourth-highest QB score in the league this season.
    • With 16.65 points, Martellus Bennett had the fourth-highest TE score of the week and the eighth-best TE score in the league this season.
    • The 29.55 points scored by Jamaal Charles ranked fifth in the league in scoring. It was also his highest output of the season.
    • In scoring 12.10 points, Doug Martin put up his largest point total of the year.
    • 6 of 9 players in the starting lineup for Matthew's Team topped their projected points.

    Toyota Missed Opportunities

    • Marshall Law should have scored more than 133.17 in order to win. That's Hall Of Fame level insight. 
    • Acquired and benched Travis Kelce, who scored 17.30 points and beat his projected point total by 144.4%, the sixth-highest percentage in the league.
    • Marshall Law could have used more points from the TE position, where Matthew's Team beat them 16.65 - 3.75.
    • Antonio Gates was last on the team in scoring with 3.75 points against a projected 9.03 and underachieved for the second time this season.
    • Marshall Law lost despite having only 4 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.

    What If

    • If Matthew's Team played Marshall Law every week, they would be 2-2 this season.
    • Matthew's Team would have been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
    • Were they resting their players for this week? Matthew's Team would have defeated Marshall Law 121.25 - 63.69 had they played each other last week.
    • Matthew's Team would be 2-1 if they played the same schedule as Marshall Law.
    • Matthew's Team would be 23-13 if they played every team every week.
    • Marshall Law would not have lost to any other team in the league besides Matthew's Team this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Matthew's Team, Marshall Law would be 1-2.
    • If they played every team every week, Marshall Law would be 19-17.

    Game Notes

    • Clash of the titans! These two squads were the highest-scoring teams in the league this week.
    • Matthew's Team has had its only two wins come in close games.
    • Marshall Law scored 128.38 points and lost. It is the highest losing score in the league this season.
    • Andre Johnson scored 6.60 points against a projected 11.98 in the win and has now scored below his projection in every game this season.
    • With a combined 44.45 points from their RBs, Matthew's Team got their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
    • The margin of victory of 4.79 points was the biggest of the season for Matthew's Team.
    • Nick Novak scored 15.00 points, the fifth-highest K score in the league this season, but it was not enough to tip the scales in favor of Marshall Law.
    • Philip Rivers scored 31.88 points, the ninth-highest QB score in the league this season, but it was not enough to get Marshall Law the win.
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