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    Johnny's 8-Ball Beats Dirty Motherfrackers, Puts Them in Sixth Place

    Week 6

    • Johnny's 8-Ball
    • 2-4
    • Weekly Grade: B+
    • 131.47
    • Dirty Motherfrackers
    • 3-3
    • Weekly Grade: C
    • 111.57

    Johnny's 8-Ball took advantage of 18.40 points from LeSean McCoy and 17.40 from Andre Johnson to take down Dirty Motherfrackers 131.47 to 111.57. Johnny's 8-Ball beat their projections and scored 10.5% more than their projected 118.93 points, while Dirty Motherfrackers just fell short of hitting their projections and got 93.8% of a projected 118.95. Dirty Motherfrackers was led by the tag team of Philip Rivers, with 42.32 points, and Jordan Cameron, who scored 19.70. Dirty Motherfrackers (3-3, 747.72 points) drops to sixth place and Johnny's 8-Ball (2-4, 775.90 points) remains mired in 10th place.

    Top Players

      • Philip Rivers
      • 42.32
      • Jordan Cameron
      • 19.70
      • LeSean McCoy
      • 18.40
      • Andre Johnson
      • 17.40

    Smooth Moves by Johnny's 8-Ball

    • LeSean McCoy put the team on his back with 18.40 points, the sixth-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
    • The Houston Texans Defense has now overachieved in three straight games after scoring 12.00 points against a projected 6.27.
    • Andre Johnson scored a season-high 17.40 points and beat his scoring projection by 33.5%, which also is a season-high.
    • Those were the projections? We thought that was the starting point. 6 of the 10 starters on Johnny's 8-Ball exceeded their projected points.
    • Mike Wallace overachieved by 32.3%, scoring 15.20 points against a projected 11.49.

    Toyota Missed Opportunities

    • After that performance, we have to wonder if Dirty Motherfrackers cares about becoming a Hall Of Famer at all. That's right, you're being judged by an online recap. 
    • Did not start Cam Newton, who ranked third in the league in scoring and beat his scoring projection by 109.6%, the 10th-highest percentage in the league.
    • James Jones, who was left on the bench, exceeded his 8.19-point projection with 14.10 points.
    • The Buffalo Bills Defense scored the fewest points in the league with -2.00 against a projected 7.50 and underachieved for the first time this season.
    • Of the 10 starters on Dirty Motherfrackers, 6 underperformed versus their projections.

    What If

    • If Johnny's 8-Ball played Dirty Motherfrackers every week, they would be 3-3 this season.
    • Johnny's 8-Ball would have beaten six other teams besides Dirty Motherfrackers this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Dirty Motherfrackers, Johnny's 8-Ball would be 2-3.
    • Johnny's 8-Ball would be 32-34 if they played every team every week.
    • Dirty Motherfrackers would have lost to seven other teams besides Johnny's 8-Ball this week.
    • Timing really is everything. Johnny's 8-Ball would have lost to Dirty Motherfrackers 109.17 - 101.74 had they played each other last week.
    • Dirty Motherfrackers would be 3-2 if they played the same schedule as Johnny's 8-Ball.
    • Dirty Motherfrackers would be 35-31 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • Even though Dirty Motherfrackers lost, they had two players score higher than the leading scorer for Johnny's 8-Ball.
    • Philip Rivers beat his projection for the fifth straight week. His 42.32 points ranked fourth in the league this week.
    • With the win, Johnny's 8-Ball snapped their three-game losing streak.
    • With 20.80 points, Dirty Motherfrackers got the highest combined scoring output from the TE position for any team this week.
    • With 111.57 points, Dirty Motherfrackers ranked ninth in the league in scoring this week.
    • In the loss, Jordan Cameron had the highest TE score in the league this week with 19.70 points.
    • Johnny's 8-Ball overachieved in the win, improving to 2-1 when beating their projected points this season, while Dirty Motherfrackers falls to 0-2 when scoring below their projected points.
    • Dirty Motherfrackers could not pull out the win, but Darren Sproles did perform well with the 10th-best RB score in the league this week, scoring 12.75 points.
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