OverWeight Under Par Picks Up Win Against Tarkenton, Rises to Second Place

Week 4

  • OverWeight Under Par
  • 3-1
  • Weekly Grade: B
  • 139.53
  • Tarkenton
  • 1-3
  • Weekly Grade: C-
  • 117.78

There's a lot of talk at the water cooler this morning about the performance of OverWeight Under Par this past weekend. Rightfully so, as they recorded the second-highest point total in the league this week and got past Tarkenton 139.53 to 117.78. With this loss, Tarkenton scored 83.0% of their projected points, and has now failed to meet projections every week this season. It was a Carson Palmer laser show, as he provided the third-highest score this week with 45.98 points. OverWeight Under Par (3-1, 629.53 points) climbs into second place and Tarkenton (1-3, 465.89 points) drops to the cellar.

Top Players

    • Carson Palmer
    • 45.98
    • Sam Bradford
    • 40.20
    • Jarvis Landry
    • 23.50
    • Keenan Allen
    • 17.53

Smooth Moves by OverWeight Under Par

  • The 15.00 points by Justin Tucker was the league-high for a K this week.
  • With 40.20 points, Sam Bradford had the sixth-highest score in the league this week.
  • The 23.50 points scored by Jarvis Landry was the fifth-highest score by a WR in the league this week.
  • Apparently playing within themselves was good enough. OverWeight Under Par won despite having only 4 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.
  • Take that, you RB-loving traditionalists! OverWeight Under Par won even though both of their RBs scored below their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Now that Tarkenton got that embarrassing loss out of the way, let's work on our Toyota Hall of Fame potential.
  • Left Drew Brees on the bench, where he led the league in scoring with 56.36 points.
  • Did not start Vincent Jackson, who scored 30.70 points, surpassing his projected points by 170.2%, the second-highest percentage in the league.
  • Missed out on an opportunity by leaving the 22.60 points scored by Chris Ivory on the bench this week. He outperformed his projected point total by 129.9%, the sixth-highest percentage in the league.
  • C.J. Anderson has scored below his projection in every game this season after scoring 8.00 points against a projected 14.10 this week.

What If

  • If OverWeight Under Par played Tarkenton every week, they would be 4-0 this season.
  • Besides Tarkenton, OverWeight Under Par would have defeated seven other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? OverWeight Under Par would have defeated Tarkenton 128.71 - 120.04 had they played each other last week.
  • OverWeight Under Par would be 3-0 if they played the same schedule as Tarkenton.
  • If OverWeight Under Par had played every team in the league each week, they would be 26-10.
  • Tarkenton would have lost to six other teams besides OverWeight Under Par this week.
  • Tarkenton would be 0-3 if they played the same schedule as OverWeight Under Par.
  • Tarkenton would be 6-30 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Just like the Eagles' "Dream Team" of 2011, OverWeight Under Par has underachieved lately. They scored 139.53 points against a projected 158.84 and has underachieved for three straight weeks.
  • "They ain't nothing but paper champions. That's all they are, and that's all they're ever going to be." Did Lee Flowers say that or everybody in this league? Tarkenton scored 117.78 points against a projected 141.84 and has underachieved every week this season.
  • The 139.53 points by OverWeight Under Par was their lowest winning score of the season.
  • OverWeight Under Par got their lowest combined scoring output from the RB position this season with only 22.00 points this week.
  • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, the Miami Dolphins Defense needs to step it up! They scored 2.00 points against a projected 8.64 in the win, and has now scored below their projection in three straight games.
  • OverWeight Under Par underachieved in the win, improving to 2-1 when failing to reach their projected points this season, while Tarkenton falls to 1-3 when scoring below their projected points.
  • Tarkenton is in the basement in the standings for the second week this season.
  • Tarkenton scored 117.78 points, ranking them eighth in the league in scoring.
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