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Joshua's Team Slaps Robert's Team, Delivers an Early-Season Message

Week 2

  • Joshua's Team
  • 2-0
  • Weekly Grade: B
  • 100.08
  • Robert's Team
  • 0-2
  • Weekly Grade: D
  • 64.34

Joshua's Team picked up 23.80 points from Jimmy Graham and 21.58 from Peyton Manning to shred Robert's Team 100.08 to 64.34. The beating gave Joshua's Team two blowout wins on the season. Robert's Team was led by the tag team of Nick Novak, with 15.00 points, and Michael Crabtree, who scored 14.20. This game tape won't be broken down at upcoming coaching clinics, as both sides missed scoring opportunities. Joshua's Team had one starter turn in zero points and Robert's Team had two. Robert's Team (0-2, 131.08 points) winds up in the cellar and Joshua's Team (2-0, 209.84 points) remains in fourth place.

Top Players

    • Jimmy Graham
    • 23.80
    • Peyton Manning
    • 21.58
    • Nick Novak
    • 15.00
    • Michael Crabtree
    • 14.20

Smooth Moves by Joshua's Team

  • Jimmy Graham beat his scoring projection by a matchup-leading 115.9% and scored the seventh-most points in the league with 23.80.
  • Expect to see some trade offers for Peyton Manning. He ranked 10th in the league in scoring with 21.58 points.
  • Joshua's Team won even with Doug Martin in the starting lineup, who didn't score any points.
  • Justin Tucker overachieved by 52.3%, scoring 14.00 points against a projected 9.19.
  • Did you use any black magic this week? Joshua's Team was still able to pull out a win with only 4 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.

Toyota Missed Opportunities

  • Robert's Team probably blew their shot at becoming a Toyota Hall Of Famer with that loss, but there's a bright side. Let us know when you find it.
  • Left Eli Manning on the bench, where he led the team in scoring with 17.58 points.
  • Robert's Team was faced with 2 starters coming up empty in points.
  • Even though Robert's Team lost, only 4 of their 9 starters scored less than their projected points.
  • With 1.70 points, Toby Gerhart scored only 15.5% of his 10.99 projected point total.

What If

  • Joshua's Team would be 2-0 if they played Robert's Team every week.
  • Besides Robert's Team, Joshua's Team would have defeated five other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Joshua's Team would have defeated Robert's Team 109.76 - 66.74 had they played each other last week.
  • Joshua's Team would be 12-6 if they played every team every week.
  • Robert's Team would have been beaten by every other team in the league this week.
  • Robert's Team would be 1-17 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Both of the wins this season for Joshua's Team have been blowout victories.
  • Two of the starters for Joshua's Team scored higher than the leading scorer for Robert's Team.
  • The margin of victory of 35.74 points was the second-highest margin in the league this week.
  • In the loss, Michael Crabtree had the eighth-highest WR score in the league this week with 14.20 points.
  • Nick Novak tried to help Robert's Team in the loss, beating his scoring projection by 83.2% and scoring 15.00 points versus an 8.19-point projection.
  • DeSean Jackson did not contribute much to the win by Joshua's Team. He only scored 1.90 points of a projected 9.00.
  • Joshua's Team exceeded their scoring expectations while Robert's Team failed to meet their projection.
Joshua's Team
Robert's Team
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  • Top Players by Points
  • Game Flow
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