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    Dirty Jersey BayRats Gets Past Da Bears, Streak Now at Five

    Week 5

    • Dirty Jersey BayRats
    • 5-0
    • Weekly Grade: C
    • 131
    • Da Bears
    • 2-3
    • Weekly Grade: B
    • 127.6

    Dirty Jersey BayRats (5-0, 672.70 points) edged Da Bears (2-3, 615.60 points) 131.00 to 127.60, led by Matt Ryan with 44.60 points and Eddie Lacy who scored 25.20. Dirty Jersey BayRats was the first to put points on the board and by Sunday was already in front 30.40 to 0. They let that melt away like marshmallows in a campfire and trailed 127.60 to 109.00 after the early Sunday games. Dirty Jersey BayRats closed them out as if they were a Blockbuster store with a comeback on Monday night, thanks to 3.40 points from Percy Harvin.

    Top Players

      • Matt Ryan
      • 44.60
      • Andrew Luck
      • 42.40
      • Eddie Lacy
      • 25.20
      • Matt Forte
      • 23.60

    Smooth Moves by Dirty Jersey BayRats

    • Not quite the best, but pretty darn good. Eddie Lacy had the third-highest RB score of the week and the 10th-highest RB score in the league this season with 25.20 points.
    • With 18.60 points, Julius Thomas had the second-highest TE score of the week and the seventh-best TE score in the league this season.
    • The 44.60 points scored by Matt Ryan ranked eighth in the league in scoring this week and fourth for any player on Dirty Jersey BayRats this season.
    • With only 4 of their 9 starters beating their projected points, Dirty Jersey BayRats was still able to win.
    • By scoring 10.00 points, the Houston Texans Defense beat their 6.73 projected points by 48.6%.

    Toyota Missed Opportunities

    • Remember that thing Da Bears did instead of reading the expert articles from the Hall Of Fame? Shouldn't have done that. 
    • Toby Gerhart scored 2.90 points against a projected 8.33 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
    • Andre Johnson has scored below his projection in every game this season after scoring 5.80 points against a projected 10.36 this week.
    • Da Bears had only 3 of their 9 starters underperform versus their projections, but they still lost.
    • Did not take Jordan Reed (0 points) out of the starting lineup this week.

    What If

    • If Dirty Jersey BayRats played Da Bears every week, they would be 4-1 this season.
    • Besides Da Bears, Dirty Jersey BayRats would have defeated five other teams this week.
    • Had they played each other last week, Dirty Jersey BayRats would have defeated Da Bears 134.60 - 113.50.
    • If they played the same schedule as Da Bears, Dirty Jersey BayRats would be 2-2.
    • Dirty Jersey BayRats would be 30-15 if they played every team every week.
    • Da Bears would have lost to four other teams besides Dirty Jersey BayRats this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Dirty Jersey BayRats, Da Bears would be 2-2.
    • If they played every team every week, Da Bears would be 21-24.

    Game Notes

    • At 3.40 points, the margin of victory was the smallest in the league this season.
    • It was a tough loss for Da Bears, which put up the sixth-biggest score for a losing team in the league this season.
    • This must be how Jay Leno feels with a garage full of high performance cars. Da Bears got a combined 26.50 points from their RBs, their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
    • Although Dirty Jersey BayRats won, it was no thanks to LeSean McCoy, who scored 6.60 points and has now scored below his projection in three straight weeks.
    • Dirty Jersey BayRats underachieved in the win, recording 91.4% of their projected 143.39, while Da Bears performed better than expected, beating their 114.92-point projection by 11.0%.
    • In the loss, Greg Olsen scored 19.20 points, the sixth-highest TE score in the league this season.
    • Dirty Jersey BayRats underachieved in the win, improving to 3-0 when failing to reach their projected points this season, while Da Bears falls to 1-2 when beating their scoring projection.
    • Even in the loss, the 23.60 points scored by Matt Forte was the fourth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
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