Joshua's Team Rallies Late to Beat Lizzy's Team, Knocks Them Back into Seventh Place

Week 4

  • Joshua's Team
  • 3-1
  • Weekly Grade: B
  • 77.14
  • Lizzy's Team
  • 1-3
  • Weekly Grade: C-
  • 70.06

Joshua's Team (3-1, 413.28 points) registered the second-highest score for the week to defeat Lizzy's Team (1-3, 332.76 points) 77.14 to 70.06. Joshua's Team took the early lead, up 47.84 to 42.30 after the first set of Sunday games. The lead was lost by the end of the Sunday night game and Lizzy's Team had a 70.06 to 57.14 edge. However, when the cows came home, Joshua's Team was on top thanks to 11.00 points from Steven Hauschka on Monday Night.

Top Players

    • Drew Brees
    • 22.36
    • Jamaal Charles
    • 14.50
    • Martellus Bennett
    • 14.30
    • Matt Ryan
    • 14.14

Smooth Moves by Joshua's Team

  • With 12.80 points, Brandon Marshall ranked sixth in the league in scoring among WRs this week.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Eric Decker posterizing opponents. He had the 10th-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 10.60 points.
  • The 14.14 points scored by Matt Ryan led the team, the second time that's happened this season.
  • Even with a zero from starter Rob Gronkowski, Joshua's Team was still able to win.
  • By scoring 11.00 points, Steven Hauschka beat his 8.16 projected points by 34.8%.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Dry your tears, study more articles and forget that your 77.14 to 70.06 loss ever happened.
  • Left Kenny Stills on the bench, where he exceeded his scoring projection by a league-leading 400.2%.
  • Lizzy's Team left the 15.20 points scored by Rashad Jennings on the bench this week. He beat his projected point total by 130.6%, the sixth-highest percentage in the league.
  • Justin Tucker was left on the bench, where he bested his expected 8.71-point total by putting up 15.00 points.
  • Joshua's Team had their fewest points of the season, but Lizzy's Team could not pull out the win.

What If

  • If Joshua's Team played Lizzy's Team every week, they'd be 4-0 this season.
  • Joshua's Team would have beaten seven other teams besides Lizzy's Team this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Joshua's Team would have defeated Lizzy's Team 123.20 - 95.30 had they played each other last week.
  • Joshua's Team would be 1-2 if they played the same schedule as Lizzy's Team.
  • If Joshua's Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 32-4.
  • Lizzy's Team would have lost to three other teams besides Joshua's Team this week.
  • Lizzy's Team would be 0-3 if they played the same schedule as Joshua's Team.
  • If they played every team every week, Lizzy's Team would be 18-18.

Game Notes

  • Depth was a factor: Even though Lizzy's Team lost, they had three players score higher than the leading scorer for Joshua's Team.
  • Lamar Miller had a season-low 3.60 points against a projected 10.37 in the win and has now scored below his projection in every game this season.
  • It was a tough loss for Lizzy's Team, which put up the 10th-biggest score for a losing team in the league this season.
  • Joshua's Team was able to cover the 6.11-point spread in the win.
  • With 70.06 points, Lizzy's Team had their lowest output of the season.
  • The WRs on Lizzy's Team collectively had their worst week of the season with only 4.40 points.
  • With 32.70 points, Joshua's Team got the highest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • With the loss, Lizzy's Team falls to 1-1 in comeback games this season.
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