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    Moose knuckle Creeps Past Respek, Moves Up to 11th Place

    Week 5

    • Moose knuckle
    • 1-4
    • Weekly Grade: B+
    • 141.1
    • Respek
    • 2-3
    • Weekly Grade: B
    • 139.65

    Moose knuckle slipped by Respek 141.10 to 139.65 while also impressing Willie Nelson with the highest point total they've scored this season. It could have gone either way, and the 1.45-point margin of victory was the fourth-smallest recorded in the league this season. It was the Demaryius Thomas show in this one, as he provided the highest score on the season with 46.60 points. Moose knuckle (1-4, 552.75 points) inches up to 11th place and Respek (2-3, 658.30 points) drops to eighth place.

    Top Players

      • Demaryius Thomas
      • 46.60
      • Peyton Manning
      • 42.30
      • Drew Brees
      • 22.20
      • Greg Olsen
      • 22.20

    Smooth Moves by Moose knuckle

    • Put this performance on the season's highlight reel. Peyton Manning led all QBs in scoring this week with 42.30 points, also the second-highest QB score for the season.
    • Greg Olsen scored 22.20 points, the highest TE score of the week and the sixth-highest TE score in the league this season.
    • Benched Ryan Fitzpatrick, who had the lowest QB score on the team with 6.80 points.
    • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Alshon Jeffery posterizing opponents. He had the ninth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 18.70 points.
    • With 15.20 points scored versus a projected 11.28, Fred Jackson scored more points than projected for three straight games.

    Toyota Missed Opportunities

    • Remember that thing Respek did instead of reading the expert articles from the Hall Of Fame? Shouldn't have done that. 
    • Left Stevan Ridley on the bench, where he scored 19.30 points to beat his scoring projection by 138.0%, the 10th-highest percentage in the league.
    • Whoever gave you this advice, you might want to lose their number. Picked up and started Darrin Reaves, who then scored below his 8.62-point projection with 5.60 points.
    • 7 of the 9 starters scored less than their projected points.
    • The TE position was a letdown for Respek, where they were outscored 22.20 - 8.50 by Moose knuckle.

    What If

    • Moose knuckle would be 3-2 if they played Respek every week.
    • Besides Respek, Moose knuckle would have defeated eight other teams this week.
    • Moose knuckle would be 1-3 if they played the same schedule as Respek.
    • If Moose knuckle had played every team in the league each week, they would be 23-32.
    • Respek would have lost to just two other teams besides Moose knuckle this week.
    • Timing really is everything. Moose knuckle would have lost to Respek 163.30 - 82.90 had they played each other last week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Moose knuckle, Respek would be 2-2.
    • If they played every team every week, Respek would be 32-23.

    Game Notes

    • All three of the losses for Respek this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
    • In the loss, Demaryius Thomas led the league in scoring and had the highest WR score in the league this season with 46.60 points.
    • Don't you hate that guy that always has to one-up everybody? Respek scored 139.65 points and lost. It is the second-highest losing score in the league this season.
    • Despite being on the winning team, Andre Johnson scored 8.30 points against a projected 12.72 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
    • The 1.45-point margin of victory was the smallest in the league this week.
    • Moose knuckle snapped their four-game losing streak with the win.
    • With 141.10 points, Moose knuckle had their highest score so far this season.
    • With the win, Moose knuckle improves to 1-2 in close games this season.
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