Jake's Legit Team Gets Win over Dawson's Team

Week 3

  • Jake's Legit Team
  • 1-2
  • Weekly Grade: B
  • 107.78
  • Dawson's Team
  • 1-2
  • Weekly Grade: C+
  • 97.82

Jake's Legit Team (1-2, 316.56 points) defeated Dawson's Team (1-2, 263.14 points) 107.78 to 97.82, led by Paul Posluszny with 16.00 points. A good beginning makes a good ending, and Jake's Legit Team took that to heart when they went into Sunday in front 22.40 to 2.90. They let that melt away like marshmallows in a campfire and trailed 77.82 to 72.18 after the early Sunday games. However, following the late Sunday games, Jake's Legit Team regained the lead for good with the help of 13.00 points from Dan Carpenter.

Top Players

    • A.J. Green
    • 34.70
    • Tom Brady
    • 22.72
    • Philadephia Eagles Defense
    • 16.00
    • Steven Hauschka
    • 16.00

Smooth Moves by Jake's Legit Team

  • With 16.00 points, Paul Posluszny had his highest score of the season and beat his projected point total by a season-high 69.7%.
  • The Philadephia Eagles Defense scored a season-high 16.00 points and beat their scoring projection by a season-high 66.3%.
  • The 13.00 points were a season-high for Dan Carpenter. The score beat his 7.99-point projection by 62.7%, which also was a season-high.
  • With 8.50 points, Dashon Goldson had his highest output of the season and beat his projected point total by a season-high 34.9%.
  • 6 of 11 players in the starting lineup for Jake's Legit Team topped their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Now that Dawson's Team got that embarrassing loss out of the way, let's work on our Toyota Hall of Fame potential.
  • Did not start Jimmy Graham, who beat his scoring projection with 14.30 points against a projected 7.42.
  • Dawson's Team had 2 of their 11 starters score zero points.
  • Note to self: don't start a player when they're going to have their worst game of the season. Melvin Gordon had a season-low 5.10 points against a projected 10.56 and underachieved for the second time this season.
  • Hate to point fingers for why a team loses, but RIGHT HERE. Alfred Morris had a season-low 2.90 points against a projected 7.36 and scored below his projection for the second time this season.

What If

  • Jake's Legit Team would be 3-0 if they played Dawson's Team every week.
  • Besides Dawson's Team, Jake's Legit Team would have beaten only two other teams this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Jake's Legit Team would have defeated Dawson's Team 100.54 - 67.30.
  • Jake's Legit Team would be 2-0 if they played the same schedule as Dawson's Team.
  • If Jake's Legit Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 10-17.
  • Besides Jake's Legit Team, Dawson's Team would have been defeated by six other teams this week.
  • Dawson's Team would be 0-2 if they played the same schedule as Jake's Legit Team.
  • If they played every team every week, Dawson's Team would be 5-22.

Game Notes

  • Depth was a factor: Even though Dawson's Team lost, they had two players score higher than the leading scorer for Jake's Legit Team.
  • "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? Jake's Legit Team scored 107.78 points against a projected 114.69 and has underachieved every week this season.
  • It was a tough loss for Dawson's Team, which put up the eighth-biggest score for a losing team in the league this season.
  • Lamar Miller scored 6.50 points against a projected 10.48 in the win and has now scored below his projection in every game this season.
  • The margin of victory for the matchup ended up being the smallest in the league this week at 9.96 points.
  • Jake's Legit Team underachieved in the win, recording 94.0% of their projected 114.69, while Dawson's Team performed better than expected, beating their 85.86-point projection by 13.9%.
  • Remember when they needed to remind Forrest Gump to STOP? Well, they may need to remind this group of runnings backs to GO. With 8.00 points, Dawson's Team got the lowest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
  • With 97.82 points, Dawson's Team ranked eighth in the league in scoring this week.
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