HydeYaKidsHydeYaWife Devastates OutofLuck, Puts Them in Sixth Place

Week 8

  • HydeYaKidsHydeYaWife
  • 5-3
  • Weekly Grade: A
  • 143.06
  • OutofLuck
  • 4-4
  • Weekly Grade: D
  • 91.14

HydeYaKidsHydeYaWife picked up 34.36 points from Carson Palmer and 23.50 from Brandin Cooks, leveling OutofLuck 143.06 to 91.14. While OutofLuck (4-4) is only a game back of HydeYaKidsHydeYaWife (5-3), they're quite a bit farther behind in points, 1,021.60 to 875.40. Is this fantasy football or mixed martial arts? Because this 51.92-point margin of victory was nothing short of a beatdown and was the seventh-highest recorded in the league this season.

Top Players

    • Carson Palmer
    • 34.36
    • Brandin Cooks
    • 23.50
    • Michael Floyd
    • 20.60
    • Dion Lewis
    • 20.20

Smooth Moves by HydeYaKidsHydeYaWife

  • Carson Palmer had 34.36 points, the third-highest QB score of the week and the ninth-highest QB score in the league this season.
  • Finders keepers, losers weepers. Picked up Michael Floyd, who beat his scoring projection by 156.2%, which was the highest percentage among the two teams.
  • The 23.50 points scored by Brandin Cooks was the eighth-highest score by a WR in the league this week.
  • The 15.00 points by Eric Decker topped a projected 11.49, extending his overachievement streak to six weeks.
  • Darren McFadden put the team on his back with 14.30 points, the ninth-highest score among RBs in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Now that OutofLuck got that embarrassing loss out of the way, let's work on our Toyota Hall of Fame potential.
  • This is one of those mistakes that you continuously think about for ten years. Did not start Eli Manning, who scored 41.50 points to rank second in the league in scoring.
  • With -1.00 point against a projected 7.33, the New York Jets Defense had the lowest point total in the league this week and has now scored below their projection in three straight games.
  • With 6.70 points against a projected 13.94, Randall Cobb did not meet his projection for the fourth straight game.
  • The WRs on OutofLuck let them down, resulting in a 62.30 - 26.10 difference at the position.

What If

  • If HydeYaKidsHydeYaWife played OutofLuck every week, they'd be 6-2 this season.
  • HydeYaKidsHydeYaWife would have beaten five other teams besides OutofLuck this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? HydeYaKidsHydeYaWife would have defeated OutofLuck 120.30 - 112.22 had they played each other last week.
  • HydeYaKidsHydeYaWife would be 3-4 if they played the same schedule as OutofLuck.
  • HydeYaKidsHydeYaWife would be 36-36 if they played every team every week.
  • OutofLuck would have been beaten by every other team in the league this week.
  • OutofLuck would be 3-4 if they played the same schedule as HydeYaKidsHydeYaWife.
  • If they played every team every week, OutofLuck would be 22-50.

Game Notes

  • OutofLuck has lost four times and three of them have come to teams who beat their scoring average in that matchup.
  • The top players for HydeYaKidsHydeYaWife were elite in the matchup, as three of their starters outperformed the leading scorer for OutofLuck.
  • OutofLuck had the league's lowest score of the week for the third time this season.
  • HydeYaKidsHydeYaWife bested their projected points again, the seventh time this season they have done so, including a streak of four straight games.
  • Stephen Gostkowski scored 12.00 points against a projected 8.34 in the loss and has now beaten his projection in six straight games.
  • It was the biggest loss of the season for OutofLuck.
  • After the beating, OutofLuck is still winless in blowouts this season with a record of 0-3.
  • With the win, HydeYaKidsHydeYaWife remains undefeated in blowout games this season with a record of 2-0.
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