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Sammy's Amazing Team Pulls Off Upset over Donie's Team

Week 8

  • Sammy's Amazing Team
  • 3-5
  • Weekly Grade: B+
  • 116.74
  • Donie's Team
  • 3-5
  • Weekly Grade: C+
  • 99.46

Sammy's Amazing Team recorded the second-highest point total this week to beat Donie's Team 116.74 to 99.46. Sammy's Amazing Team came into the matchup as the underdog, with a projected spread of 20.06. These two teams are tied for eighth place with 3-5 records, but it smells like BS, as Donie's Team knows they're the much better squad, leading in total points 748.08 to 577.18. The manager of Donie's Team should definitely keep his day job. They only scored 97.3% of their projected points, and has now failed to meet projections for three weeks running. The gap could have been wider, Sammy's Amazing Team had a starter score zero points (Adrian Peterson).

Top Players

    • Drew Brees
    • 25.04
    • Jamaal Charles
    • 23.70
    • Larry Fitzgerald
    • 22.00
    • T.Y. Hilton
    • 21.50

Smooth Moves by Sammy's Amazing Team

  • The 25.04 points scored by Drew Brees ranked 10th in the league in scoring. It was also his highest output of the season.
  • With 22.00 points, Larry Fitzgerald ranked fourth in the league in scoring among WRs this week.
  • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and T.Y. Hilton have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked seventh in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 21.50 points.
  • With 13.00 points, Jason Witten ranked fifth in the league this week in scoring among TEs.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Andre Ellington. He had the 10th-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 12.50 points.

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.
  • Sammy's Amazing Team had a better day at the QB position, topping Donie's Team 25.04 - 12.46.
  • Donie's Team fell short at the K position, getting outscored 11.00 - 3.00 by Sammy's Amazing Team.
  • 6 of the starters on Donie's Team scored less than their projected points.
  • Tony Romo fell short of his scoring projection with 12.46 points, just 68.9% of his projected 18.08.

What If

  • If Sammy's Amazing Team played Donie's Team every week, they would be 2-6 this season.
  • Besides Donie's Team, Sammy's Amazing Team would have defeated seven other teams this week.
  • Sammy's Amazing Team would be 2-5 if they played the same schedule as Donie's Team.
  • If Sammy's Amazing Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 26-46.
  • In addition to Sammy's Amazing Team, Donie's Team would have lost to just one other team this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Sammy's Amazing Team would have lost to Donie's Team 85.62 - 79.18.
  • If they played the same schedule as Sammy's Amazing Team, Donie's Team would be 3-4.
  • Donie's Team would be 41-31 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Three of the five losses for Donie's Team this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
  • Although Donie's Team lost, they did put up the third-highest score for a losing team in the league this season.
  • Donie's Team underachieved for the fifth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row, scoring 99.46 points against a projected 102.23 this week.
  • The 116.74 points scored by Sammy's Amazing Team is their highest score of the season and the sixth-highest in the league this season.
  • Sammy's Amazing Team snapped their three-game losing streak with the win.
  • Sammy's Amazing Team remains undefeated in upset games this season, improving to 2-0.
  • Antonio Gates scored 17.40 points, the eighth-highest TE score in the league this season, but it was not enough to tip the scales in favor of Donie's Team.
  • Even in the loss, the 23.70 points scored by Jamaal Charles was the third-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
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