Powered by Automated Insights Vick in a Box Gets By Vinegar Strokes, Takes Top Spot in League
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Vick in a Box (6-2, 1,087.74 points) secures first place after edging Vinegar Strokes (fifth place, 4-4, 1,082.88 points) 127.04 - 127.02. Tony Romo led Vick in a Box with 26.84 points while Darren McFadden scored 21.80. It could have gone either way, and the 0.02-point margin of victory was the smallest recorded in the league this season. Matthew Stafford led Vinegar Strokes with 30.72 points while Dez Bryant brought in 22.30. With the Buffalo Bills Defense delivering zero points for Vick in a Box, the result might have been even worse.
Smooth Moves by Vick in a Box
- With 26.84 points, Tony Romo had the ninth-highest score in the league this week.
- With 21.80 points, Darren McFadden ranked fourth in scoring among all RBs in the league this week.
- The 20.50 points scored by Demaryius Thomas was the eighth-highest score by a WR in the league this week.
- With 20.10 points, Wes Welker ranked 10th in the league in scoring among WRs this week.
- Starter the Buffalo Bills Defense put up a zero, but Vick in a Box still won.
Toyota Missed Opportunities by Vinegar Strokes
- LeSean McCoy has now failed to reach his projection for three straight games. This week he scored 10.50 points versus a projected 16.33.
- Only 4 of the 9 starters on Vinegar Strokes underachieved this week, but they still lost.
- With 5.60 points versus a projected 17.60, Tony Gonzalez scored only 31.8% of his projected point total.
- Vincent Jackson underachieved, scoring 12.90 points, only 76.7% of his projected 16.81.
- The 127.02 points Vinegar Strokes had from their starters versus the 33.10 points they left on their bench, was the ninth ranked starter/bench scoring ratio in the league this week.
- If Vick in a Box played Vinegar Strokes every week, they would be 4-4 this season.
- Vick in a Box would have beaten six other teams besides Vinegar Strokes this week.
- If they played the same schedule as Vinegar Strokes, Vick in a Box would be 5-2.
- If Vick in a Box had played every team in the league each week, they would be 60-28.
- Besides Vick in a Box, Vinegar Strokes would have been defeated by four other teams this week.
- Vick in a Box would have lost to Vinegar Strokes 159.08 - 124.58 had they played each other last week.
- If they played the same schedule as Vick in a Box, Vinegar Strokes would be 4-3.
- Vinegar Strokes would be 58-30 if they played every team every week.
- In the loss, Matthew Stafford ranked seventh in the league in scoring with 30.72 points against a projected 24.84 and has now overachieved in three straight games.
- The margin of victory of 0.02 points was the smallest in the league this season.
- Vinegar Strokes scored 127.02 points and lost. It is the ninth-highest losing score in the league this season.
- Vick in a Box scored 127.04 points against a projected 128.43 and underachieved for the fourth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row.
- Despite being on the winning team, Alex Henery had a season-low 1.00 point against a projected 8.70 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
- Despite being on the winning team, Jared Cook scored 6.10 points against a projected 7.64 and has now underachieved in seven straight games.
- The draft continues to pay off for Vick in a Box, which got 100.0% of their points from players they drafted.
- Vick in a Box is now 2-2 when failing to reach their projection and Vinegar Strokes falls to 0-2 when scoring below their projected total.
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