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    Lon's Legit Team Gets Victory over oscar f's Big'O'team

    Week 3

    • Lon's Legit Team
    • 1-2
    • Weekly Grade: C
    • 76.38
    • oscar f's Big'O'team
    • 2-1
    • Weekly Grade: D+
    • 70.64

    Lon's Legit Team picked up 17.40 points from Giovani Bernard and 12.00 from the Cincinnati Bengals Defense, taking down oscar f's Big'O'team 76.38 to 70.64. Each team fell short of expectations, but Lon's Legit Team managed to score 83.8% of a projected 91.09 points for the win. oscar f's Big'O'team was led by the tag team of Matt Ryan, with 23.64 points, and Calvin Johnson, who scored 8.20. The outcome might have been different, oscar f's Big'O'team had a starter score zero points (Jordan Reed). oscar f's Big'O'team (2-1, 245.20 points) drops to sixth place and Lon's Legit Team (1-2, 268.28 points) remains in eighth place.

    Top Players

      • Matt Ryan
      • 23.64
      • Giovani Bernard
      • 17.40
      • Cincinnati Bengals Defense
      • 12.00
      • Aaron Rodgers
      • 10.48

    Smooth Moves by Lon's Legit Team

    • Miss Cleo, is that you? The 12.00 points scored by the Cincinnati Bengals Defense, which Lon's Legit Team picked up this week, beat their projected point total of 8.93 by 34.3%.
    • Giovani Bernard put the team on his back with 17.40 points, the third-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
    • With 10.10 points, Steve Smith Sr beat his 6.81 projected point total by a team-leading 48.3%.
    • Did you use any black magic this week? Lon's Legit Team was still able to pull out a win with only 4 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.

    Toyota Missed Opportunities

    • oscar f's Big'O'team should have scored more than 76.38 in order to win. That's Hall Of Fame level insight. 
    • Did not start Shaun Suisham, who beat his scoring projection with 15.00 points against a projected 8.18.
    • Vincent Jackson has scored below his projection in every game this season after scoring 7.50 points against a projected 11.18 this week.
    • Brandon Marshall had the lowest point total in the matchup with 0.60 points.
    • Note to self: don't start a player when they're going to have their worst game of the season. Calvin Johnson had a season-low 8.20 points against a projected 15.09 and underachieved for the second time this season.

    What If

    • If Lon's Legit Team played oscar f's Big'O'team every week, they would be 2-1 this season.
    • Lon's Legit Team would have beaten three other teams besides oscar f's Big'O'team this week.
    • Had they played each other last week, Lon's Legit Team would have defeated oscar f's Big'O'team 104.84 - 74.04.
    • If they played the same schedule as oscar f's Big'O'team, Lon's Legit Team would be 2-0.
    • Lon's Legit Team would be 15-12 if they played every team every week.
    • Besides Lon's Legit Team, oscar f's Big'O'team would have been defeated by six other teams this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Lon's Legit Team, oscar f's Big'O'team would be 0-2.
    • If they played every team every week, oscar f's Big'O'team would be 11-16.

    Game Notes

    • The 5.74-point margin of victory was the smallest in the league this week.
    • oscar f's Big'O'team got 16.30 points from their WRs, the lowest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
    • With 70.64 points, oscar f's Big'O'team ranked eighth in the league in scoring this week.
    • Matt Ryan did what he could in the loss for oscar f's Big'O'team. He scored 23.64 points, the fifth-highest score in the league this week.
    • The win by Lon's Legit Team was achieved despite having Aaron Rodgers put up a season-low 10.48 points, and underachieve for the second time this season.
    • oscar f's Big'O'team could not pull out the win, but Alfred Morris did perform well with the 10th-best RB score in the league this week, scoring 7.70 points.
    • Maybe pop in the tape of the best game of the season to feel better. Percy Harvin had a season-low 4.20 points in the win against a projected 9.97 and scored below his projection for the second time this season.
    • Despite being on the winning team, Dennis Pitta had a season-low 1.20 points against a projected 5.96 and underachieved for the second time this season.
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