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    TeamOhCrap Puts the Kibosh on Rather Be Golfing, Evicts Them from First

    Week 5

    • TeamOhCrap
    • 4-1
    • Weekly Grade: A+
    • 153.36
    • Rather Be Golfing
    • 4-1
    • Weekly Grade: C
    • 107.74

    TeamOhCrap (second place, 4-1, 612.30 points) pushes Rather Be Golfing (4-1, 608.46 points) closer to the dustbin of history and out of first after beating them 153.36 to 107.74. They put up the highest point total this season, which warrants a self-pat on the back. Only a small one though, don't get too cocky. TeamOhCrap has beaten expectations three weeks straight and put up 32.3% more points than projected in this matchup. Free fallin' like Tom Petty, Rather Be Golfing suffered a significant drop in scoring from last week's 151.20 to 133.92 win against SLP Smokers.

    Top Players

      • Demaryius Thomas
      • 38.60
      • Peyton Manning
      • 35.16
      • Eddie Lacy
      • 26.70
      • Drew Brees
      • 22.84

    Smooth Moves by TeamOhCrap

    • Demaryius Thomas set the league season-high for total points in a week with 38.60.
    • Julius Thomas scored 21.60 points, the second-highest TE score of the week and the sixth-highest TE score in the league this season.
    • The 35.16 points scored by Peyton Manning ranked second in the league in scoring. It was also his highest output of the season.
    • Made the right move in benching Michael Crabtree, who had 2.10 points, the lowest total of any starting WR on TeamOhCrap.
    • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Jeremy Maclin have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked 10th in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 16.10 points.

    Toyota Missed Opportunities

    • Rather Be Golfing 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 DeSean Jackson, who ranked 10th in the league in scoring and beat his scoring projection by 152.1%, the third-highest percentage in the league.
    • The TE position was a letdown for Rather Be Golfing, where they were outscored 21.60 - 4.60 by TeamOhCrap.
    • Our kicker can beat up your kicker. Rather Be Golfing got outscored 10.00 - 4.00 by TeamOhCrap at the K position.
    • Gotta hit rock button before you can start to rise. It was a season-low 4.60 points for Jimmy Graham this week. It was also a season-low for his performance versus projections, reaching only 29.1% of a projected point total of 15.82.

    What If

    • If TeamOhCrap played Rather Be Golfing every week, they would be 3-2 this season.
    • TeamOhCrap would have beaten every other team in the league this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Rather Be Golfing, TeamOhCrap would be 3-1.
    • If TeamOhCrap had played every team in the league each week, they would be 23-12.
    • Rather Be Golfing would have lost to four other teams besides TeamOhCrap this week.
    • Timing really is everything. TeamOhCrap would have lost to Rather Be Golfing 151.20 - 103.38 had they played each other last week.
    • Rather Be Golfing would be 3-1 if they played the same schedule as TeamOhCrap.
    • Rather Be Golfing would be 23-12 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • TeamOhCrap had 'Rudy' on constant reply the past three weeks because they keep overachieving. This week they scored 153.36 points against a projected 115.94.
    • What does high score mean? Is that bad? What's that mean. did I break it? With 153.36 points, TeamOhCrap had the highest score of any team in the league this season.
    • The 45.62-point margin of victory was the largest in the league this week and second-biggest in the league this season.
    • Although Rather Be Golfing lost, they did put up the sixth-highest score for a losing team in the league this season.
    • Speed, strength, agility, vision, and intelligence. It was all on display this week when the RBs on Rather Be Golfing collectively had their best week of the season with 30.10 points.
    • With a combined 60.00 points from their WRs, TeamOhCrap got their highest combined scoring output from the WR position this season.
    • Rather Be Golfing saw their four-game win streak come to an end.
    • TeamOhCrap had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for Rather Be Golfing.
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