Moose Knucklers Buries ODB Jr. to Take First Place

Week 7

  • Moose Knucklers
  • 5-2
  • Weekly Grade: A
  • 120.28
  • ODB Jr.
  • 4-3
  • Weekly Grade: C
  • 82.1

This was more than just a W in the win column as Moose Knucklers (5-2, 770.38 points) takes over the top spot in the league after walloping ODB Jr. (fourth place, 4-3, 668.76 points) 120.28 to 82.10. They also got the second-highest point total in the league this week. Moose Knucklers is now coming out on top with regularity after winning their fourth straight. ODB Jr. gave it a good shot with an increase in point total compared to last week's 101.30 to 64.86 loss against The Counselor.

Top Players

    • Jarvis Landry
    • 20.80
    • Jordan Reed
    • 19.20
    • Charcandrick West
    • 18.90
    • Julio Jones
    • 15.20

Smooth Moves by Moose Knucklers

  • Finders keepers, losers weepers. Picked up Jordan Reed, who beat his scoring projection by 190.5%, which was the highest percentage among the two teams.
  • The 20.80 points scored by Jarvis Landry paced the matchup and set the mark for his highest output of the season.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Julio Jones posterizing opponents. He had the seventh-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 15.20 points.
  • This is the bar, and this is the team jumping over it. Moose Knucklers had 6 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.
  • Left 0 points on the bench.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Now that ODB Jr. got that embarrassing loss out of the way, let's work on our Toyota Hall of Fame potential.
  • ODB Jr. had 7 starters fail to reach their projections.
  • Jordan Cameron was last in the matchup in scoring with 2.30 points against a projected 7.18 and underachieved for the third time this season.
  • ODB Jr. was dominated at the TE position, scoring 2.30 points versus the 19.20 for Moose Knucklers.
  • ODB Jr. needed more points from the QB position, where Moose Knucklers beat them 13.98 - 6.40.

What If

  • If Moose Knucklers played ODB Jr. every week, they'd be 5-2 this year.
  • Moose Knucklers would have beaten seven other teams besides ODB Jr. this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Moose Knucklers would have defeated ODB Jr. 117.24 - 64.86.
  • Moose Knucklers would be 5-1 if they played the same schedule as ODB Jr.
  • If Moose Knucklers had played every team in the league each week, they would be 47-16.
  • Besides Moose Knucklers, ODB Jr. would have been defeated by five other teams this week.
  • ODB Jr. would be 4-2 if they played the same schedule as Moose Knucklers.
  • ODB Jr. would be 33-30 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Maybe the league is colluding against them. All three of the losses for ODB Jr. this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • It was the ninth-biggest margin of victory in the league this season at 38.18 points.
  • ODB Jr. underachieved for the fifth time this season, including the last four weeks in a row, scoring 82.10 points against a projected 95.16 this week.
  • Moose Knucklers topped their point expectations for the third week in a row. They have now overperformed versus projections for the fifth time.
  • Moose Knucklers won again and is on a four-game winning streak, currently the longest in the league.
  • The 38.50 points by the WRs on Moose Knucklers was the season-high for combined points from the position.
  • Two of the starters for Moose Knucklers scored higher than the leading scorer for ODB Jr.
  • With the win, Moose Knucklers remains undefeated in blowout games this season with a record of 2-0.
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