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    Plugin and Tuggin Obliterates Paul's Pleasant Team to Grab Third Place

    Week 8

    • Plugin and Tuggin
    • 5-3
    • Weekly Grade: A+
    • 211.8
    • Paul's Pleasant Team
    • 5-3
    • Weekly Grade: B+
    • 145.2

    Plugin and Tuggin put on a show in this matchup, registering the highest score of the season to crush Paul's Pleasant Team 211.80 to 145.20. Is this fantasy football or mixed martial arts? Because this 66.60-point margin of victory was nothing short of a beatdown and was the third-highest recorded in the league this season. Paul's Pleasant Team had two players rank highly this week. Matthew Stafford scored 52.40 points while Rob Gronkowski put up 40.90. The buck stops with Paul's Pleasant Team following this setback, as they had two starters score zero points (Trent Richardson and the Green Bay Packers Defense). Plugin and Tuggin (5-3, 1,155.50 points) climbs into third place while Paul's Pleasant Team (5-3, 1,097.80 points) drops to fourth place.

    Top Players

      • Aaron Rodgers
      • 64.90
      • Matthew Stafford
      • 52.40
      • Rob Gronkowski
      • 40.90
      • Arian Foster
      • 38.30

    Smooth Moves by Plugin and Tuggin

    • Aaron Rodgers ranked third in the league in scoring and had the highest output of any player on Plugin and Tuggin this season with 64.90 points.
    • The 38.30 points by Arian Foster was the highest score of any RB in the league this week.
    • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Emmanuel Sanders posterizing opponents. He had the fourth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 30.60 points.
    • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Golden Tate have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked sixth in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 29.10 points.
    • With 17.40 points, Antonio Gates had the third-highest score of any TE in the league this week.

    Toyota Roster Tune-up

    • Not reading the expert articles from the Hall Of Fame. And if they did, maybe they should pay better attention when they read.
    • It was a poor performance for Paul's Pleasant Team at WR, where they were outdone by Plugin and Tuggin 68.70 - 22.10.
    • Paul's Pleasant Team had 2 of their 9 starters score zero points.
    • It was a bad week at RB for Paul's Pleasant Team, who was outscored at the position 42.80 - 14.80 by Plugin and Tuggin.
    • Paul's Pleasant Team had only 4 of their 9 starters underperform versus their projections, but they still lost.

    What If

    • If Plugin and Tuggin played Paul's Pleasant Team every week, they would be 5-3 this season.
    • Plugin and Tuggin would have been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Paul's Pleasant Team, Plugin and Tuggin would be 5-2.
    • If Plugin and Tuggin had played every team in the league each week, they would be 48-24.
    • Besides Plugin and Tuggin, Paul's Pleasant Team would have been defeated by four other teams this week.
    • Timing really is everything. Plugin and Tuggin would have lost to Paul's Pleasant Team 178.50 - 145.20 had they played each other last week.
    • Paul's Pleasant Team would be 5-2 if they played the same schedule as Plugin and Tuggin.
    • Paul's Pleasant Team would be 41-31 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • Three of the five wins for Plugin and Tuggin this season have come despite their opponent scoring higher than their season average.
    • With 211.80 points, Plugin and Tuggin had the highest score of any team in the league this season.
    • It was the third-biggest margin of victory in the league this season at 66.60 points.
    • Hey, I'm sure Plugin and Tuggin appreciates the tough competition. In the loss, Paul's Pleasant Team had the third-highest losing score in the league this season with 145.20 points.
    • What good are running backs if they are running backwards instead of forwards? The 14.80 total points by the RBs on Paul's Pleasant Team was their smallest RB output this season.
    • The 42.80 points by the RBs on Plugin and Tuggin was the season-high for combined points from the position.
    • Plugin and Tuggin inflicted some pain in the big win and is now 1-1 in blowouts this year.
    • Paul's Pleasant Team falls to 2-1 in blowout games this season.
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