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    Burressted Dvlopment Inches Past Cam, Drops Them into Third Place

    Week 8

    • Burressted Dvlopment
    • 3-5
    • Weekly Grade: B
    • 152.11
    • Cam
    • 5-3
    • Weekly Grade: C
    • 146.21

    Burressted Dvlopment picked up 29.95 points from Jay Cutler and 28.80 from Jamaal Charles, sneaking by Cam 152.11 to 146.21. This could have gone either way, with the 5.90-point margin of victory being the fifth-smallest recorded in the league this season. For Cam, Emmanuel Sanders and Le'Veon Bell played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 42.60 and 22.20 points, respectively. Cam (5-3, 1,205.67 points) drops to third place and Burressted Dvlopment (3-5, 1,083.22 points) remains in seventh place.

    Top Players

      • Emmanuel Sanders
      • 42.60
      • Jay Cutler
      • 29.95
      • Jamaal Charles
      • 28.80
      • Keenan Allen
      • 24.13

    Smooth Moves by Burressted Dvlopment

    • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Jamaal Charles. He had the fourth-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 28.80 points.
    • The 24.13 points scored by Keenan Allen was the 10th-highest score by a WR in the league this week.
    • Andre Ellington put the team on his back with 15.85 points, the 10th-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
    • Jay Cutler led the team in scoring with 29.95 points, the fourth-highest score of any player on Burressted Dvlopment this season.
    • Those were the projections? We thought that was the starting point. 5 of the 9 starters on Burressted Dvlopment exceeded their projected points.

    Toyota Roster Tune-up

    • Cam may have missed the opportunity for a win, but they gained an opportunity to be mercilessly taunted by Burressted Dvlopment. 
    • Well, that's embarrassing. Left Tom Brady on the bench, where he ranked second in the league in scoring with 47.70 points.
    • 7 of the starters on Cam underperformed versus their projections.
    • You wish you had a kicker like ours. Burressted Dvlopment won the K position battle, beating Cam 15.00 - 5.00.
    • Note to self: don't start a player when they're going to have their worst game of the season. Dan Bailey had a season-low 5.00 points against a projected 9.19 and underachieved for the second time this season.

    What If

    • If Burressted Dvlopment played Cam every week, they would be 3-5 this season.
    • Burressted Dvlopment would have beaten four other teams besides Cam this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Cam, Burressted Dvlopment would be 4-3.
    • Burressted Dvlopment would be 31-41 if they played every team every week.
    • Besides Burressted Dvlopment, Cam would have been defeated by four other teams this week.
    • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Burressted Dvlopment would have lost to Cam 149.69 - 120.06.
    • If they played the same schedule as Burressted Dvlopment, Cam would be 5-2.
    • If they played every team every week, Cam would be 50-22.

    Game Notes

    • Although Cam lost, they did put up the sixth-highest score for a losing team in the league this season.
    • The 5.90-point margin of victory was the smallest in the league this week.
    • The win by Burressted Dvlopment snapped a three-game losing streak.
    • Cam had their three-game win streak snapped in the loss.
    • This must be how Jay Leno feels with a garage full of high performance cars. Burressted Dvlopment got a combined 57.40 points from their RBs, their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
    • With the win, Burressted Dvlopment improves to 1-2 in close games this season.
    • Emmanuel Sanders scored 42.60 points, the fourth-highest WR score in the league this season, but it was not enough to get the win for Cam.
    • Burressted Dvlopment is leveraging their draft well. This week they got 100.0% of their points from players they drafted.
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