RomosRing Knocks Out Termiraiders to Move into Ninth Place

Week 5

  • RomosRing
  • 1-4
  • Weekly Grade: A
  • 102
  • Termiraiders
  • 1-4
  • Weekly Grade: C-
  • 60

RomosRing logged the highest point total they've scored this season and trashed Termiraiders 102 to 60. These two teams are tied for ninth place with 1-4 records, but it smells like BS, as RomosRing knows they're the much better squad, leading in total points 380 to 338. Termiraiders definitely shouldn't plan a trip to Vegas. Their luck couldn't get any worse as they are on a four-game losing streak. Adding insult to injury, Termiraiders had a starter score zero points (the Houston Texans Defense).

Top Players

    • Carson Palmer
    • 22
    • Justin Forsett
    • 22
    • Brandin Cooks
    • 16
    • Frank Gore
    • 15

Smooth Moves by RomosRing

  • RomosRing saw their fifth-largest single-week point total by a player this season with Justin Forsett scoring 22 points. The score was also high enough to rank eighth in the league.
  • With 22 points, Carson Palmer ranked eighth in the league in scoring this week and had the fifth-highest score of any player on RomosRing this season.
  • Sat Amari Cooper, who scored fewer points than any WR in the starting lineup with 4.
  • RomosRing is either a fortune teller or really knows their stuff. The Kansas City Chiefs Defense, which was picked up by RomosRing, scored 11 points against a projected 7.06, topping their projection by 55.8%.
  • Frank Gore scored 15 points, which ranked eighth out of all the RBs in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Remember that time you thought, "I don't need help from your stinking articles. I can beat RomosRing on my own." How'd it work out for you?
  • Ameer Abdullah had -1 point against a projected 10.84 to finish last in the league in scoring and has now underachieved in four straight games.
  • 7 of the starters on Termiraiders underperformed versus their projections.
  • The 5 points scored by Demaryius Thomas was a season-low for both scoring and for his performance against projections. He reached only 43.0% of his 11.62 projected points this week.
  • Dan Carpenter did not meet his 7.00-point projection this week, the third time that's happened this season. His 2 points were also a season-low.

What If

  • RomosRing would be 4-1 if they played Termiraiders every week.
  • RomosRing would have beaten seven other teams besides Termiraiders this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, RomosRing would have defeated Termiraiders 58 - 37.
  • If they played the same schedule as Termiraiders, RomosRing would be 1-3.
  • If RomosRing had played every team in the league each week, they would be 21-33-1.
  • Besides RomosRing, Termiraiders would have been defeated by nine other teams this week.
  • Termiraiders would be 1-3 if they played the same schedule as RomosRing.
  • Termiraiders would be 12-42-1 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Three of the four losses for Termiraiders this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
  • The loss is the fourth straight for Termiraiders and extends the longest current losing streak in the league.
  • The 42-point margin of victory was the largest in the league this week and fourth-biggest in the league this season.
  • C.J. Anderson scored 3 points against a projected 7.52 in the win and has now scored below his projection in every game this season.
  • With 102 points, RomosRing had their highest score so far this season.
  • Speed, strength, agility, vision, and intelligence. It was all on display this week when the RBs on RomosRing collectively had their best week of the season with 40 points.
  • With the win, RomosRing snapped their four-game losing streak.
  • Two of the starters for RomosRing scored higher than the leading scorer for Termiraiders.
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