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Hand me the trophy Puts the Kibosh on Brian Phillips

Week 2

  • Hand me the trophy
  • 98.42 pts, 2-0
  • Weekly Grade
  • Brian Phillips
  • 89.02 pts, 1-1
  • Weekly Grade

Hand me the trophy benefited from the highest player score this week from Cam Newton (30.82) to beat Brian Phillips 98.42 to 89.02. While each team failed to hit their projections, Hand me the trophy scored 92.8% of a projected 106.06 points to get the win. Latavius Murray led Brian Phillips with 16.10 points while Drew Brees racked up 14.52. Hand me the trophy (2-0, 218.08 points) moves into second place while Brian Phillips (1-1, 184.84 points) winds up in fifth place.

Top Players

    • Cam Newton
    • 30.82
    • Latavius Murray
    • 16.10
    • Ryan Mathews
    • 15.50
    • Drew Brees
    • 14.52

Smooth Moves by Hand me the trophy

  • The Toyota Hall of Fame would have its eyes on you for this week's win. But the Toyota Hall of Fame doesn't have eyes. Obviously.
  • Cam Newton led the league in scoring with 30.82 points.
  • Made a good move in sitting Carlos Hyde this week. He brought in 3.20 points, the fewest of any RB on the team.
  • The 15.50 points scored by Ryan Mathews was the seventh-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
  • The 14.10 points scored by Larry Fitzgerald was the eighth-highest score by a WR in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • 98.42 seems a lot higher when you're on the losing side of it. And the Toyota Hall of Fame knows you know that.
  • 7 of the starters on Brian Phillips underperformed versus their projections.
  • It was a beating at QB for Brian Phillips, as they were outscored 30.82 - 14.52 by Hand me the trophy.
  • The 14.52 points scored by Drew Brees was just 69.2% of his 20.99-point projection.
  • Alshon Jeffery underachieved, scoring 9.60 points, only 79.1% of his projected 12.13.

What If

  • If Hand me the trophy played Brian Phillips every week, they would be 2-0 this season.
  • Hand me the trophy would have beaten four other teams besides Brian Phillips this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Hand me the trophy would have defeated Brian Phillips 119.66 - 95.82 had they played each other last week.
  • If Hand me the trophy had played every team in the league each week, they would be 12-6.
  • Brian Phillips would have lost to four other teams besides Hand me the trophy this week.
  • If they played every team every week, Brian Phillips would be 9-9.

Game Notes

  • The margin of victory of 9.40 points was the smallest in the league this week.
  • Hand me the trophy was able to win despite putting up the smallest point total of any winning team in the league this week.
  • The score put up by Brian Phillips was the largest among losing teams in the league this week.
  • In the loss, Latavius Murray had the fifth-highest RB score in the league this week with 16.10 points.
  • In the loss, the Carolina Panthers Defense scored 14.00 points against a projected 9.65 and exceeded their scoring projection by 45.1%.
  • No, it's okay, you don't have to get up and help us out. Despite being on the winning team, Antonio Brown scored only 3.90 points against his projected 16.39.
  • Both teams scored fewer points than projected this week.
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