The League 2016 (ID# 780720)

Mover of Chains Narrowly Defeats Calvin's Johnson, Moves to Fourth Place

Week 5

  • Mover of Chains
  • 114.18 pts, 3-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • Calvin's Johnson
  • 113.08 pts, 2-3
  • Weekly Grade

Mover of Chains benefited from 25.98 points from Derek Carr and 23.20 from Tyrell Williams, stealing one from Calvin's Johnson 114.18 to 113.08. It was a matchup that could have gone either way, and the 1.10-point margin of victory was the third-smallest recorded in the league this season. For Calvin's Johnson, Greg Olsen and Theo Riddick played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 27.60 and 23.20 points, respectively. Mover of Chains (3-2, 602.58 points) climbs into fourth place while Calvin's Johnson (2-3, 531.49 points) drops to ninth place.

Top Players

    • Greg Olsen
    • 27.60
    • Derek Carr
    • 25.98
    • Theo Riddick
    • 23.20
    • Tyrell Williams
    • 23.20

Smooth Moves by Mover of Chains

  • Even if you cried trying to win, you still won. And the Toyota Hall of Fame is proud of Mover of Chains either way.
  • A good team always has a good general and Derek Carr proved that this week. He had the fourth-highest QB score in the league this week with 25.98 points.
  • The 23.20 points scored by Tyrell Williams was the fifth-highest score by a WR in the league this week.
  • Cameron Artis-Payne scored 20.50 points, which ranked seventh out of all the RBs in the league this week.
  • Mover of Chains won despite having only 4 of their 9 starters exceed their scoring projection.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • The fact that you're reading this means you have internet connection. Unfortunately, that's one less thing to blame your loss on. Don't tell the Hall.
  • Acquired and started Danny Amendola, who scored 2.10 points, the fewest of any player in the matchup.
  • At the DEF position, Calvin's Johnson got outscored by Mover of Chains 10.00 - 3.00.
  • The Carolina Panthers Defense did not meet their 10.40 projected points and has now underperformed versus projections for three straight weeks. They also scored a season-low 3.00 points.
  • It's times like these when it's important to support your players when they're down. So move the mouse pointer away from the DROP button. Justin Tucker scored a season-low 4.50 points, 38.3% of his projected 11.74, which is his lowest percentage of the year.

What If

  • Mover of Chains would be 3-2 if they played Calvin's Johnson every week.
  • Mover of Chains would have beaten five other teams besides Calvin's Johnson this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Mover of Chains would have defeated Calvin's Johnson 183.79 - 94.33.
  • If they played the same schedule as Calvin's Johnson, Mover of Chains would be 2-2.
  • If Mover of Chains had played every team in the league each week, they would be 28-27.
  • Besides Mover of Chains, Calvin's Johnson would have been defeated by five other teams this week.
  • Calvin's Johnson would be 2-2 if they played the same schedule as Mover of Chains.
  • Calvin's Johnson would be 24-31 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • It was a tough loss for Calvin's Johnson, which put up the sixth-biggest score for a losing team in the league this season.
  • Dan Bailey had a season-low 4.00 points against a projected 9.39 in the win and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • The margin of victory for the matchup ended up being the smallest in the league this week at 1.10 points.
  • Mover of Chains won even though Calvin's Johnson performed better against their scoring projection. Calvin's Johnson beat their 90.55 projected points by 24.9%, while Mover of Chains outscored their 110.44-point projection by 3.4%.
  • Mover of Chains improves to 2-1 in close games this season.
  • Calvin's Johnson got a combined 48.90 points from their RBs, the highest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
  • Calvin's Johnson remains winless in close games this season, falling to 0-2.
  • Greg Olsen scored 27.60 points, the second-highest TE score in the league this season, but it was not enough to tip the scales in favor of Calvin's Johnson.
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