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Joe's Nifty Team Stuns Ben Bottom, Moves to Third Place

Week 5

  • Joe's Nifty Team
  • 139.18 pts, 3-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • Ben Bottom
  • 115.06 pts, 1-4
  • Weekly Grade

Joe's Nifty Team picked up the highest point total by a player this week (33.50 points) from David Johnson to beat Ben Bottom 139.18 to 115.06. Joe's Nifty Team came into the matchup as the underdog, with a projected spread of 18.76. With this win, Joe's Nifty Team scored 14.5% more than projected and has now beaten expectations three weeks running. Ben Bottom was coming off a 145.94 to 67.94 loss against Badass bruisers and saw their scoring improve dramatically this week. Joe's Nifty Team (3-2, 679.88 points) climbs into third place and Ben Bottom (1-4, 548.10 points) stays locked in the cellar.

Top Players

    • David Johnson
    • 33.50
    • Andy Dalton
    • 22.16
    • Dak Prescott
    • 17.48
    • Odell Beckham Jr.
    • 16.60

Smooth Moves by Joe's Nifty Team

  • Even if you cried trying to win, you still won. And the Toyota Hall of Fame is proud of Joe's Nifty Team either way.
  • Joe's Nifty Team got their highest point total by a player this season from David Johnson, who had 33.50 points.
  • Hunter Henry turned out to be a lucky snag, surpassing his scoring projection by a league-leading 365.9%.
  • 6 of 10 players in the starting lineup for Joe's Nifty Team topped their projected points.
  • Mike Wallace exceeded scoring projections by 28.6%, with 13.30 points against a projected 10.34.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Don't worry, Ben Bottom, the Toyota Hall of Fame says losing isn't contagious. But it is embarrassing. And you should be embarrassed.
  • Left Tyrell Williams on the bench, where he led the team in scoring with 22.70 points, beating his scoring projection by 108.1%, which also led the team.
  • Julian Edelman scored 8.50 points against a projected 15.84 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
  • Ben Bottom had 8 starters fail to reach their projections.
  • With 9.40 points against a projected 14.12, Eddie Lacy did not meet his projection for the fourth straight game.

What If

  • If Joe's Nifty Team played Ben Bottom every week, they'd be 4-1 this year.
  • Joe's Nifty Team would have beaten four other teams besides Ben Bottom this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Joe's Nifty Team would have defeated Ben Bottom 145.12 - 67.94 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Ben Bottom, Joe's Nifty Team would be 2-2.
  • If Joe's Nifty Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 26-19.
  • Ben Bottom would have lost to six other teams besides Joe's Nifty Team this week.
  • Ben Bottom would be 1-3 if they played the same schedule as Joe's Nifty Team.
  • Ben Bottom would be 12-33 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • After scoring 139.18 points against a projected 121.60, Joe's Nifty Team has overachieved for three straight weeks.
  • A silver lining in the loss: Ben Bottom had their highest losing score of the season with 115.06 points.
  • Graham Gano scored a season-low 2.00 points and underachieved for the third straight week.
  • The margin of victory of 24.12 points was the biggest of the season for Joe's Nifty Team.
  • This must be how Jay Leno feels with a garage full of high-performance cars. Joe's Nifty Team got a combined 56.10 points from their RBs, their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
  • Ben Bottom falls to 0-2 and remains winless in upset games this season.
  • The 115.06 points put up by Ben Bottom ranked eighth in the league this week.
  • This is the fourth week this season that Ben Bottom is in last place in the league.
Joe's Nifty Team
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