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    the burners Shocks and Destroys TOMAX, Streak Now at Six

    Week 6

    • the burners
    • 6-0
    • Weekly Grade: B+
    • 109.78
    • TOMAX
    • 4-2
    • Weekly Grade: C
    • 75.9

    Not only did the burners keep their momentum alive, but they did so in a decisive fashion. They were the highest point total this week, which aided them to their sixth win in a row after they crushed TOMAX 109.78 to 75.90. The streak is the result of some high scoring by the burners, who owns the second-highest overall point total in the league this season and is averaging 100.67 points per matchup. With Dwayne Bowe delivering zero points for the burners, the margin wasn't as big as it could have been. TOMAX goes to 4-2 and slides to fourth place. The '72 Dolphins, Wooden's UCLA Bruins, and Rocky Marciano. That is the company that the burners will be mentioned with if they continue this undefeated streak.

    Top Players

      • Arian Foster
      • 26.10
      • Andrew Luck
      • 25.60
      • Peyton Manning
      • 21.48
      • Justin Tucker
      • 14.00

    Smooth Moves by the burners

    • Not quite the best, but pretty darn good. Arian Foster had the second-highest RB score of the week and the seventh-highest RB score in the league this season with 26.10 points.
    • With 12.20 points, Greg Olsen had the third-highest score of any TE in the league this week.
    • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Ahmad Bradshaw. He had the ninth-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 11.90 points.
    • Justin Tucker scored a season-high 14.00 points and beat his scoring projection by 61.7%, which also is a season-high.
    • The Houston Texans Defense scored 12.00 points and beat their scoring projection by 91.3%, which led the matchup.

    Toyota Missed Opportunities

    • Yes, your team could have been better. But if you haven't gotten behind the wheel of the bold new Camry yet, that's your real missed opportunity.
    • 7 of the starters on TOMAX underperformed versus their projections.
    • the burners saw their RBs beat those on TOMAX 38.00 - 12.60.
    • At the DEF position, TOMAX got outscored by the burners 12.00 - 4.00.
    • TOMAX could have used more points from the TE position, where the burners beat them 12.20 - 5.70.

    What If

    • If the burners played TOMAX every week, they would be 4-2 this season.
    • the burners would have beaten every other team in the league this week.
    • Had they played each other last week, the burners would have defeated TOMAX 116.96 - 81.38.
    • If they played the same schedule as TOMAX, the burners would be 5-0.
    • If the burners had played every team in the league each week, they would be 42-12.
    • Besides the burners, TOMAX would have been defeated by six other teams this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as the burners, TOMAX would be 4-1.
    • TOMAX would be 33-21 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • In the loss, Andrew Luck ranked ninth in the league in scoring with 25.60 points against a projected 21.05 and has now overachieved in every game this season.
    • The 33.88-point margin of victory was the largest in the league this week and fourth-biggest in the league this season.
    • the burners scored 109.78 points, the highest in the league this week and ninth-highest in the league this season.
    • The 38.00 points by the RBs on the burners was the season-high for combined points from the position.
    • TOMAX could not extend their four-game win streak.
    • We don't condone cheating, but this group of wide receivers might want to spray Stickum on their gloves. The 17.00 total points by the WRs on TOMAX was their lowest WR output this season.
    • It was a season-low point total for TOMAX.
    • TOMAX lost in a blowout. They are now 2-1 in blowout matchups this year.
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