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    Joao's Team Pulverizes jack's Team, Hands Them Eighth Straight Defeat

    Week 8

    • Joao's Team
    • 5-3
    • Weekly Grade: D
    • 84
    • jack's Team
    • 0-8
    • Weekly Grade: F
    • 29.24

    Joao's Team got 24.80 points from Matt Forte and 15.00 from Stephen Gostkowski to put a thrashing on jack's Team 84.00 to 29.24. jack's Team is suffering a season-long drought and is winless. jack's Team put in the required effort with an improvement in scoring compared to last week's 74.62 to 22.30 loss against troyburt's Team. Both teams left points off the scoreboard as Joao's Team had one starter turn in zero points and jack's Team had two. Joao's Team (5-3, 733.30 points) remains in fourth place while jack's Team (0-8, 278.72 points) stays locked in last place.

    Top Players

      • Matt Forte
      • 24.80
      • Stephen Gostkowski
      • 15.00
      • New England Patriots Defense
      • 13.00
      • Mason Crosby
      • 12.00

    Smooth Moves by Joao's Team

    • The second-highest RB score of the week and the 10th-highest RB score of the season came from Matt Forte, who scored 24.80 points.
    • You see what happens when you keep the laces out? Stephen Gostkowski scored 15.00 points, the highest K score in the league this week.
    • Even with a zero from starter Robert Griffin III, Joao's Team was still able to win.
    • By scoring 13.00 points, the New England Patriots Defense beat their 7.76 projected points by 67.5%.
    • Even with only 4 of the 9 starters scoring more than their projection, Joao's Team was still able to win.

    Toyota Roster Tune-up

    • jack'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.
    • Did not start Emmanuel Sanders, who scored 30.60 points and beat his projected point total by 214.9%, which was the highest percentage in the league.
    • Even though jack's Team lost, only 1 of their 5 starters scored less than their projected points.
    • jack's Team was faced with 2 starters coming up empty in points.
    • Gotta hit rock button before you can start to rise. It was a season-low 6.24 points for Cam Newton this week. It was also a season-low for his performance versus projections, reaching only 33.9% of a projected point total of 18.40.

    What If

    • Joao's Team would be 8-0 if they played jack's Team every week.
    • Joao's Team would have beaten four other teams besides jack's Team this week.
    • Were they resting their players for this week? Joao's Team would have defeated jack's Team 62.30 - 22.30 had they played each other last week.
    • If they played the same schedule as jack's Team, Joao's Team would be 5-2.
    • Joao's Team would be 50-22 if they played every team every week.
    • jack's Team would have lost to every other team in the league this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Joao's Team, jack's Team would be 0-7.
    • jack's Team would be 1-71 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • The top players for Joao's Team were elite in the matchup, as three of their starters outperformed the leading scorer for jack's Team.
    • It was the seventh time this season that jack's Team has had the lowest score in the league.
    • All eight losses for jack's Team this season have been blowout losses.
    • Joao's Team put up their smallest winning point total of the year.
    • Joao's Team got a combined 18.20 points from their WRs, their lowest combined scoring output from the WR position this season.
    • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn't mean he's one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, Julio Jones scored 5.80 points against a projected 11.60 and has now underachieved in five straight games.
    • Joao's Team is now 4-1 in blowout games, including wins in their last three such contests.
    • All of the points for Joao's Team this week came from players they drafted.
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    Fantasy MasterpiecesWeek 8

    Calvin Johnson Det - WR 2013 vs. Dallas 14 receptions, 329 yards, TD Until Megatron traveled the equivalent of 3.3 football fields against a woeful Cowboys secondary in Week 8 of '13, it had been more than two decades since a player topped 300 receiving yards in the NFL.

    The last player to accomplish the feat (Flipper Anderson, 336 yards on Nov. 26, 1989) still holds the all-time mark for receiving yards in a game, a mere seven yards more than Johnson. Kansas City's Stephon Paige was the first, and only other WR, to top this mark when he went for 309 yards against San Diego in '85. As for Johnson's epic tally, it barely edged out Cincinnati's Marvin Jones for the top WR effort of the week, as Jones posted 122 receiving yards and four touchdowns against the Jets, finishing less than a single fantasy point behind the Lion king.
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