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    Sweet Lake Plague Gets Victory Against Fairbanks Iceholes

    Week 9

    • Sweet Lake Plague
    • 5-4
    • Weekly Grade: C
    • 124.5
    • Fairbanks Iceholes
    • 6-3
    • Weekly Grade: D
    • 117.7

    U - G - L - Y. Fairbanks Iceholes has no alibi, as they had scoring issues this week and lost to Sweet Lake Plague 124.50 to 117.70. Both teams completely failed to meet expectations, but Sweet Lake Plague picked up the win with 76.1% of their projected 163.55 points. Free fallin' like Tom Petty, Fairbanks Iceholes suffered a significant drop in scoring from last week's 196.00 to 117.70 win against tor it up once again. The outcome might have been different, Fairbanks Iceholes had a starter score zero points (Tim Wright). Sweet Lake Plague (5-4, 1,485.00 points) remains in fifth place while Fairbanks Iceholes (6-3, 1,608.80 points) stays in first place.

    Top Players

      • Peyton Manning
      • 67.20
      • Antonio Brown
      • 36.40
      • Brandon LaFell
      • 17.30
      • Le'Veon Bell
      • 16.80

    Smooth Moves by Sweet Lake Plague

    • If this was college, Peyton Manning would expect to get a sleeve of helmet stickers. He ranked fourth in the league in scoring this week with 67.20 points. It was also the second-highest score of any player on Sweet Lake Plague this season.
    • Sweet Lake Plague was still able to pull out a win with only 3 of their 12 starters exceeding their projected points.
    • Sweet Lake Plague won even though all three of their WRs scored below their projected points.
    • Sweet Lake Plague had to contend with four of their bench players not playing this week and they were still able to get the win.

    Toyota Roster Tune-up

    • Fairbanks Iceholes should get prescription glasses. At least we assume that's why they didn't bother reading the expert articles from the Toyota Hall Of Fame.
    • Did not start Ben Roethlisberger, who led the league in scoring with 81.10 points.
    • Whoever gave you this advice, you might want to lose their number. Picked up and started Shayne Graham, who then scored below his 8.26-point projection with 4.00 points.
    • It was a beating at QB for Fairbanks Iceholes, as they were outscored 67.20 - 8.20 by Sweet Lake Plague.
    • Lost to Sweet Lake Plague, which had their lowest-scoring week of the season.

    What If

    • Sweet Lake Plague would be 5-4 if they played Fairbanks Iceholes every week.
    • Besides Fairbanks Iceholes, Sweet Lake Plague would have beaten only two other teams this week.
    • Sweet Lake Plague would be 4-4 if they played the same schedule as Fairbanks Iceholes.
    • Sweet Lake Plague would be 42-39 if they played every team every week.
    • Besides Sweet Lake Plague, Fairbanks Iceholes would have been defeated by seven other teams this week.
    • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Sweet Lake Plague would have lost to Fairbanks Iceholes 196.00 - 164.80.
    • If they played the same schedule as Sweet Lake Plague, Fairbanks Iceholes would be 5-3.
    • If they played every team every week, Fairbanks Iceholes would be 51-30.

    Game Notes

    • Sweet Lake Plague underachieved for the fifth time this season, including the last four weeks in a row, scoring 124.50 points against a projected 163.55 this week.
    • Sweet Lake Plague was not able to cover the 6.98-point spread in the win.
    • Lavonte David scored a season-low 1.50 points and underachieved for the fourth straight week.
    • Sweet Lake Plague got a combined 20.30 points from their WRs, their lowest combined scoring output from the WR position this season.
    • It was a season-low point total for Fairbanks Iceholes.
    • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Branden Oliver needs to step it up! He scored 3.60 points against a projected 15.31 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
    • Jared Cook did little to help Sweet Lake Plague, underperforming versus projections for the third straight game with 3.20 points against a projected 10.83.
    • Sweet Lake Plague is now 2-3 when failing to reach their projection and Fairbanks Iceholes falls to 0-3 when scoring below their projected total.
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