Captain Hammer Comes from Behind to Edge Team Getting Whupped, Drops Them into Eighth Place

Week 4

  • Captain Hammer
  • 3-1
  • Weekly Grade: B-
  • 79
  • Team Getting Whupped
  • 2-2
  • Weekly Grade: B-
  • 78

Captain Hammer (3-1, 409 points) edged Team Getting Whupped (2-2, 321 points) 79 to 78, led by Cam Newton with 18 points and Justin Tucker who scored 15. Captain Hammer scored first and went into Sunday in front 20 to 0. That advantage slipped away like a wet fish after the early Sunday games, and they trailed by 23. Thanks to 12 points from Mark Ingram, Sunday night ended with Captain Hammer on top, where they remained.

Top Players

    • Jeremy Hill
    • 24
    • Eli Manning
    • 22
    • Cam Newton
    • 18
    • Justin Tucker
    • 15

Smooth Moves by Captain Hammer

  • See what happens when you keep the laces out? Justin Tucker scored 15 points, the highest K score in the league this week.
  • The 18 points scored by Cam Newton led the team, the second time that's happened this season.
  • The 13 points scored by Danny Woodhead outpaced his 8.34-point scoring projection by 55.9%.
  • Captain Hammer won despite having only 4 of their 9 starters exceed their scoring projection.
  • Captain Hammer won even though both of their WRs scored below their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • We searched your league's browser history, and guess who studied our articles? Captain Hammer did, 79 times.
  • Lost the matchup despite getting Captain Hammer on their lowest-scoring week of the season.
  • It's times like these when it's important to support your players when they're down. So move the mouse pointer away from the DROP button. Latavius Murray scored a season-low 3 points, 22.8% of his projected 13.17, which is his lowest percentage of the year.
  • Melvin Gordon had two season-lows this week. He scored a season-low 3 points and recorded only 25.1% of his 11.93-point projection.
  • With 3 points, Odell Beckham Jr. had his lowest output of the season and tallied just 26.2% of his 11.45 projected points, his lowest percentage of the year.

What If

  • If Captain Hammer played Team Getting Whupped every week, they'd be 4-0 this year.
  • Besides Team Getting Whupped, Captain Hammer would have defeated eight other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Captain Hammer would have defeated Team Getting Whupped 109 - 88 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Team Getting Whupped, Captain Hammer would be 3-0.
  • If Captain Hammer had played every team in the league each week, they would be 37-6-1.
  • In addition to Captain Hammer, Team Getting Whupped would have lost to just two other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Captain Hammer, Team Getting Whupped would be 0-3.
  • If they played every team every week, Team Getting Whupped would be 20-24.

Game Notes

  • Even though Team Getting Whupped lost, they had two players score higher than the leading scorer for Captain Hammer.
  • At 1 point, the margin of victory was the smallest in the league this season.
  • Hey, I'm sure Captain Hammer appreciates the tough competition. In the loss, Team Getting Whupped had the eighth-highest losing score in the league this season with 78 points.
  • In the loss, Eli Manning ranked fifth in the league in scoring with 22 points against a projected 13.44 and has now overachieved in three straight games.
  • Carlos Hyde had a season-low 2 points against a projected 11.81 in the win and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • This must be how Jay Leno feels with a garage full of high-performance cars. Team Getting Whupped got a combined 30 points from their RBs, their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
  • The WRs on Captain Hammer collectively had their worst week of the season with only 12 points.
  • Captain Hammer took the W, even though Team Getting Whupped performed better against their scoring projection. Team Getting Whupped scored 85.0% of their 91.76 projected points, while Captain Hammer recorded 84.5% of their 93.47-point projection.
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