mike and dan Picks Up Victory over Taste The Rainbow, Moves to Fifth Place

Week 9

  • mike and dan
  • 5-4
  • Weekly Grade: C
  • 119.79
  • Taste The Rainbow
  • 4-5
  • Weekly Grade: C
  • 86.61

Like some kind of dynamic duo, Andy Dalton and Lamar Miller carried mike and dan, leading the way to a 119.79 to 86.61 victory over Taste The Rainbow. They amassed 27.86 and 26.10 points, respectively. Taste The Rainbow failed to live up to expectations and scored only 95.6% of a projected 90.62, while mike and dan put up 19.6% more points than projected (100.17). Tom Brady led Taste The Rainbow with 22.86 points while the New York Giants Defense racked up 14.35. The outcome could have been worse, mike and dan had a starter score zero points (Malcom Floyd). mike and dan (5-4, 985.54 points) climbs into fifth place and Taste The Rainbow (4-5, 941.39 points) drops to ninth place.

Top Players

    • Andy Dalton
    • 27.86
    • Lamar Miller
    • 26.10
    • LeSean McCoy
    • 22.90
    • Tom Brady
    • 22.86

Smooth Moves by mike and dan

  • With 17.93 points, the New York Jets Defense was the highest-scoring DEF of the week.
  • The 26.10 points scored by Lamar Miller was the third-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of LeSean McCoy. He had the sixth-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 22.90 points.
  • Do you put a LB or DB on him? You might have to put both on him if this continues. Martellus Bennett scored 11.70 points to rank fourth among TEs in the league this week.
  • This is the bar, and this is the team jumping over it. mike and dan had 5 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • If only we provided some kind of tool, like weekly articles, that would help Taste The Rainbow secure a victory. Oh, WAIT, we do.
  • With 2.60 points against a projected 6.14, Darren Sproles was last on the team in scoring and has now scored below his projection in five straight games.
  • With 6.80 points against a projected 8.96, Stevie Johnson did not meet his projection for the fifth straight game.
  • You've gotta hit rock button before you can start to rise. It was a season-low 22.86 points for Tom Brady this week. It was also a season-low for his performance versus projections, reaching only 82.8% of a projected point total of 27.62.
  • 5 of the 9 starters scored less than their projected points.

What If

  • If mike and dan played Taste The Rainbow every week, they would be 5-4 this season.
  • Besides Taste The Rainbow, mike and dan would have defeated six other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Taste The Rainbow, mike and dan would be 5-3.
  • If mike and dan had played every team in the league each week, they would be 48-51.
  • Taste The Rainbow would have lost to nine other teams besides mike and dan this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, mike and dan would have lost to Taste The Rainbow 106.87 - 78.69.
  • If they played the same schedule as mike and dan, Taste The Rainbow would be 4-4.
  • If they played every team every week, Taste The Rainbow would be 43-56.

Game Notes

  • The top players for mike and dan were elite in the matchup, as three of their starters outperformed the leading scorer for Taste The Rainbow.
  • The loss snapped a three-game win streak by Taste The Rainbow.
  • The WRs on mike and dan collectively had their worst week of the season with only 1.50 points.
  • After scoring 14.35 points against a projected 9.17, the New York Giants Defense has now exceeded their projection in four straight weeks.
  • mike and dan overachieved and improves to 5-2 when doing so, while Taste The Rainbow fell short of their projection. They are now 0-4 when scoring less than expected.
  • The 33.18-point margin of victory by mike and dan was the third-biggest win in the league this week.
  • With 86.61 points, Taste The Rainbow ranked 11th in the league in scoring this week.
  • All was not bad for Taste The Rainbow in the loss, as Jordan Reed scored 7.80 points, the fifth-highest score for a TE in the league this week.
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