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    4&8 Returning Champ Gets Dramatic Upset Against The Iceman Cometh, Extends Their Losing Streak

    Week 7

    • 4&8 Returning Champ
    • 3-4
    • Weekly Grade: C+
    • 83.62
    • The Iceman Cometh
    • 3-4
    • Weekly Grade: C
    • 81.66

    4&8 Returning Champ picked up the third-highest point total by a player this week (28.62 points) from Peyton Manning, slipping by The Iceman Cometh 83.62 to 81.66. 4&8 Returning Champ came into the matchup as the underdog, with a projected spread of 16.62. These two teams are tied for seventh place with 3-4 records, but if you want to talk points, then The Iceman Cometh has a clear lead, 683.54 to 605.38. The Iceman Cometh definitely shouldn't plan a trip to Vegas. Their luck couldn't get any worse as they are on a four-game losing streak.

    Top Players

      • Peyton Manning
      • 28.62
      • Le'Veon Bell
      • 20.50
      • Andrew Luck
      • 20.26
      • Roddy White
      • 16.00

    Smooth Moves by 4&8 Returning Champ

    • 4&8 Returning Champ saw their second-largest single-week point total by a player this season with Peyton Manning scoring 28.62 points. The score was also high enough to rank third in the league.
    • Roddy White scored 16.00 points, the fourth-highest WR score in the league this week.
    • Kelvin Benjamin overachieved by 27.5%, scoring 12.10 points against a projected 9.49.
    • Did you use any black magic this week? 4&8 Returning Champ was still able to pull out a win with only 3 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.
    • 4&8 Returning Champ got the win, overcoming both of their RBs underperforming versus their projections.

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    • The Iceman Cometh should get prescription glasses. At least we assume that's why they didn't bother reading the expert articles from the Toyota Hall Of Fame.
    • 7 of the 9 starters scored less than their projected points.
    • Giovani Bernard had two season-lows this week. He scored a season-low 1.60 points and recorded only 12.6% of his 12.69-point projection.
    • Gotta hit rock button before you can start to rise. It was a season-low 2.70 points for Julius Thomas this week. It was also a season-low for his performance versus projections, reaching only 24.1% of a projected point total of 11.19.
    • The 4.80 points scored by Brandon Marshall was just 44.0% of his 10.90-point projection.

    What If

    • If 4&8 Returning Champ played The Iceman Cometh every week, they would be 3-4 this season.
    • Besides The Iceman Cometh, 4&8 Returning Champ would have beaten only two other teams this week.
    • 4&8 Returning Champ would be 3-3 if they played the same schedule as The Iceman Cometh.
    • If 4&8 Returning Champ had played every team in the league each week, they would be 20-29.
    • The Iceman Cometh would have lost to four other teams besides 4&8 Returning Champ this week.
    • Timing really is everything. 4&8 Returning Champ would have lost to The Iceman Cometh 101.60 - 85.58 had they played each other last week.
    • If they played the same schedule as 4&8 Returning Champ, The Iceman Cometh would be 3-3.
    • If they played every team every week, The Iceman Cometh would be 23-26.

    Game Notes

    • The Iceman Cometh has now scored below their projected points for the last five weeks.
    • The margin of victory of 1.96 points was the smallest in the league this season.
    • With the loss, The Iceman Cometh has the longest losing streak in the league, stretching back four straight games.
    • 4&8 Returning Champ scored 83.62 points against a projected 93.54 and underachieved for the fifth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row.
    • The RBs on 4&8 Returning Champ collectively had their worst week of the season with only 9.10 points.
    • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Frank Gore needs to step it up! He scored 2.00 points against a projected 6.31 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
    • 4&8 Returning Champ remains undefeated in upset games this season, improving to 2-0.
    • All of the points for 4&8 Returning Champ this week came from players they drafted.
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