Powered by Automated Insights Top the Chop Starches Eric's Optimal Team, Drops Them into 10th Place
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Top the Chop recorded the second-highest point total this week to stomp Eric's Optimal Team 133.08 - 83.62. This might be a part of league history, with the 49.46-point margin of victory being the fifth-highest recorded in the league this season. Eric's Optimal Team was done in by a drop in scoring from last week's 136.88 - 84.80 win against Kenbrell Who?. Top the Chop (3-1, 457.80 points) falls to sixth place while Eric's Optimal Team (1-3, 416.08 points) drops to 10th place.
Smooth Moves by Top the Chop
- Peyton Manning had 29.08 points, the second-highest QB score of the week and the 10th-highest QB score in the league this season.
- Antonio Gates had 24.60 points, the second-highest TE score of the week and the eighth-highest TE score in the league this season.
- With 23.00 points, the Indianapolis Colts Defense, which Top the Chop picked up this week, beat their 13.31-point projection by 72.8%.
- Ryan Succop, who was picked up by Top the Chop, scored 9.00 points against a projected 6.41, topping his projection by 40.4%.
- The 19.80 points scored by Marshawn Lynch was the ninth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
Toyota Missed Opportunities by Eric's Optimal Team
- Left Roy Helu Jr. on the bench, where he exceeded his scoring projection by a league-leading 396.8%.
- Left Greg Jennings on the bench, where he scored 22.70 points to beat his scoring projection by 174.5%, the fourth-highest percentage in the league.
- Eric's Optimal Team needed more points from the QB position, where Top the Chop beat them 29.08 - 11.62.
- Alfred Morris had two season-lows this week. He scored a season-low 7.10 points and recorded only 46.9% of his 15.13-point projection.
- The 1.40 points scored by Bernard Pierce was a season-low for both scoring and for his performance against projections. He reached only 15.4% of his 9.12 projected points this week.
- If Top the Chop played Eric's Optimal Team every week, they would be 3-1 this season.
- Top the Chop would have beaten 11 other teams besides Eric's Optimal Team this week.
- If they played the same schedule as Eric's Optimal Team, Top the Chop would be 2-1.
- Top the Chop would be 32-20 if they played every team every week.
- Eric's Optimal Team would have been beaten by every other team in the league this week.
- Had they played each other last week, Top the Chop would have lost to Eric's Optimal Team 136.88 - 62.66.
- If they played the same schedule as Top the Chop, Eric's Optimal Team would be 2-1.
- Eric's Optimal Team would be 19-33 if they played every team every week.
- The top players for Top the Chop were elite in the matchup, as four of their starters outperformed the leading scorer for Eric's Optimal Team.
- Eric's Optimal Team was last in the league in scoring and had their lowest score of the season with 83.62 points.
- The margin of victory was the fifth-largest in the league this season.
- The RBs on Eric's Optimal Team collectively had their worst week of the season with only 20.00 points.
- Top the Chop got a combined 30.90 points from their TEs, their highest combined scoring output from the TE position this season.
- Top the Chop improves to 1-1 in blowout games this season.
- With the big loss, Eric's Optimal Team falls to 1-1 in blowout games this season.
- The margin of victory of 49.46 points was the worst loss of the season for Eric's Optimal Team.
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