Week 8

Arrogant Americans
7-1 152.25
159.87
Weekly
Grade
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VS
proj
Roughnecks
113.1 4-4
134.82
Arrogant Americans
Roughnecks
Roughnecks fall short of expectations, succumb to Arrogant Americans in 152.25-113.10 rout
There's no easy way to say it, Roughnecks didn't do their job, at least compared to projections, as Arrogant Americans rolled to a 152.25-113.10 win. Arrogant Americans took a 15.70-point lead on Thursday behind Younghoe Koo (13 points) and Calvin Ridley (7.2) and never looked back. Patrick Mahomes (50.8 points) and Kareem Hunt (9.3) led the way for Roughnecks in the loss. Arrogant Americans (7-1) will look to earn another win against Dead Again, while Roughnecks (4-4) attempt to right the ship against Lucky Enuf.
Top Player Comparison
Arrogant Americans
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Pts
% of total points 152.25
1
Alvin Kamara
RB
25.3
22.24
16.6%
2
Keenan Allen
WR
21.7
17.83
14.3%
3
Tyler Boyd
WR
19.6
15.24
12.9%
4
The Indianapolis Colts defense
DEF
15
7.1
9.9%
Roughnecks
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.
Pts
% of total points 113.1
1
Patrick Mahomes
QB
50.8
33.35
44.9%
2
Kareem Hunt
RB
9.3
18.33
8.2%
3
Ezekiel Elliott
RB
8.3
17.42
7.3%
4
Justin Tucker
K
8
9.41
7.1%
Matchup Highlights
Sunday Early
There were players with highlight-reel plays for both teams early Sunday, after which Arrogant Americans had a 93.70-80.40 lead. For Arrogant Americans, Josh Allen had a 41-yard pass. Patrick Mahomes had a 41-yard touchdown pass and a 36-yard touchdown pass for Roughnecks, while Justin Tucker had a 51-yard field goal.
Sunday Late
Alvin Kamara had a 47-yard catch for Arrogant Americans, contributing to a 152.25-87.40 lead for the team.
Matchup Player of the Week
The Colts defense (21 Pts Allowed, 326 Yds Allowed, 2 Turnovers) scored 15 points in a 41-21 win over the Lions in Week 8. Their scoring output more-than-doubled their 7.1-point projection and was much higher than their 10-point season scoring average. The Colts defense ranks #79 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Ravens next week.
The Indianapolis Colts defense
Points By Position
Arrogant Americans
Roughnecks
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This wasn't even their best effort. Arrogant Americans scored less in this one (152.25) than their season average of 164.24.
We heard scoring helps you win. Arrogant Americans are doing a better job of that, averaging 164.24 versus Roughnecks's 144.48.
As Herm Edwards once said, "You play to win the game!" Arrogant Americans (7-1) have a better record than Roughnecks (4-4).
Even the machines think Arrogant Americans have a better lineup. They have a higher projected points average (163.1) than Roughnecks (152.44).
You can't win if you don't play. Arrogant Americans has left fewer points on the bench this season (251.7) than Roughnecks (481.4).
Once Arrogant Americans put their foot on the gas, they don't let up. They've got more blowout wins this season than Roughnecks (6 vs 3).
Arrogant Americans play up to their potential, with fewer upset losses (0) than Roughnecks (1).
Arrogant Americans have the clutch gene, with more close wins than Roughnecks (1 vs 0).
By position, Arrogant Americans have outscored Roughnecks at WR and DEF this season.
Arrogant Americans don’t just win, they win BIG, with an average margin of victory of 55 points, highest in the league.
There's not much good to say about Roughnecks this week. Maybe they'll get their act together, and we'll see something different next week!
Next Week Preview
Arrogant Americans
Two teams that are now on identical two-game win streaks, Arrogant Americans (7-1) match up against Dead Again (4-4) next week in a mid-season showdown. Each side will have players on bye next week, as the Philadelphia Eagles defense, Jalen Reagor, Boston Scott, Malcolm Brown, and Richard Rodgers are off for Dead Again and Tyler Boyd, Jarvis Landry, and Dallas Goedert will sit for Arrogant Americans. Over the last two weeks, Arrogant Americans have scored 160.08 points per game, while Dead Again have averaged 179.1 per contest.
Roughnecks
The outlook doesn't exactly get much more appealing for eighth-place Roughnecks, as they now have the distinct privilege of facing red-hot Lucky Enuf next week. Roughnecks might have to rearrange the deck a bit with Giovani Bernard, Kareem Hunt, and Greg Ward out on bye in Week 9. Lucky Enuf will be without Harrison Bryant.

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