Jay's Optimal Team Pounds Peterson's Day Care, Emerges as an Early Favorite

Week 1

  • Jay's Optimal Team
  • 1-0
  • Weekly Grade: A+
  • 119.64
  • Peterson's Day Care
  • 0-1
  • Weekly Grade: D
  • 71.46

Jay's Optimal Team recorded the highest point total in the league this week and mercilessly danced on the burned-out remains of Peterson's Day Care 119.64 to 71.46. Jay's Optimal Team piled up 30.0% more points than projected (92.05). Peterson's Day Care failed to live up to expectations and got just 74.4% of their projected 96.01 points. Aaron Rodgers led Peterson's Day Care with 23.06 points while Eddie Lacy brought in 15.90. Adding insult to injury, Peterson's Day Care had two starters score zero points (Sammy Watkins and the Indianapolis Colts Defense). Jay's Optimal Team (1-0) starts the campaign in first place while Peterson's Day Care (0-1) begins in last place.

Top Players

    • Aaron Rodgers
    • 23.06
    • Seattle Seahawks Defense
    • 19.00
    • Keenan Allen
    • 16.60
    • Jamaal Charles
    • 16.30

Smooth Moves by Jay's Optimal Team

  • With 19.00 points, the Seattle Seahawks Defense was the top-scoring DEF of the week.
  • A person is known by the company they keep. In this case, Jay's Optimal Team is looking pretty darn good because they had 7 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.
  • Keenan Allen scored 16.60 points, the fourth-highest WR score in the league this week.
  • Jamaal Charles put the team on his back with 16.30 points, the fifth-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
  • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Kendall Wright have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked fifth in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 16.10 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • If only we provided some kind of tool, like weekly articles, that would help Peterson's Day Care secure a victory. Oh, WAIT, we do.
  • Left Tyler Eifert on the bench, where he exceeded his scoring projection by a league-leading 311.4%.
  • This is one of those mistakes that you continuously think about for ten years. Did not start Tom Brady, who scored 27.62 points to rank second in the league in scoring.
  • It was a poor performance for Peterson's Day Care at WR, where they were outdone by Jay's Optimal Team 45.40 - 11.70.
  • 2 of the 9 starters scored zero points for Peterson's Day Care.

What If

  • Jay's Optimal Team would have been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
  • Jay's Optimal Team would have had to score 48.19 fewer points to lose to all teams in the league this week.
  • Peterson's Day Care would have lost to every other team in the league this week.
  • Peterson's Day Care would have needed an additional 48.19 points to beat all teams in the league this week.

Game Notes

  • This matchup featured both the highest-scoring team and the lowest-scoring team in the league this week.
  • The 48.18-point margin of victory by Jay's Optimal Team was the widest in the league this week.
  • Jay's Optimal Team got a combined 45.40 points from their WRs, the highest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • The WRs from Peterson's Day Care scored the fewest points of any team in the league this week, with only 11.70 points.
  • Peterson's Day Care lost, but Aaron Rodgers played well, scoring 23.06 points to rank eighth in the league in scoring.
  • Even in the loss, the 15.90 points scored by Eddie Lacy was the sixth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
  • Although Peterson's Day Care lost, Dan Carpenter played well, bringing in 40.2% more points than was projected (11.00 points against a projected 7.85).
  • Although Jay's Optimal Team won, they got little help from Ryan Tannehill, who only put up 11.74 points of a projected 19.01.
Jay's Optimal Team
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