Week 9

Minor Prophets
5-4 112.86
107.73
Weekly
Grade
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VS
proj
The Placebo Arm
92.04 2-7
87.93
Minor Prophets
The Placebo Arm
Unable to overcome starter's goose egg, The Placebo Arm fall to Minor Prophets in 112.86-92.04 rout
Impeded by a 0-point performance from the San Francisco 49ers defense, The Placebo Arm were unable to overcome Minor Prophets, which rolled to a 112.86-92.04 win. The Placebo Arm took a 23.30-point lead on Thursday behind Davante Adams, who caught 10 passes for 173 yards and a touchdown. But it was all Minor Prophets after that. They were led by Dalvin Cook (37.2 points) and Cam Newton (24.56). Minor Prophets (5-4) will look to build on their success against The Phantom Limbs, while The Placebo Arm (2-7) will take on Fantastic Frinks in an effort to get back in the win column.
Top Player Comparison
Minor Prophets
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.
Pts
% of total points 112.86
1
Dalvin Cook
RB
37.2
17.82
33%
2
Cam Newton
QB
24.56
20.25
21.8%
3
James Robinson
RB
15.9
13.08
14.1%
4
Marvin Jones Jr.
WR
10.3
8.37
9.1%
The Placebo Arm
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.
Pts
% of total points 92.04
1
Ben Roethlisberger
QB
25.04
20.26
27.2%
2
Davante Adams
WR
23.3
13.48
25.3%
3
A.J. Brown
WR
16.1
10.82
17.5%
4
Harrison Butker
K
11
10.33
12%
Matchup Highlights
Thursday
Davante Adams had a 36-yard touchdown catch and a 49-yard catch for The Placebo Arm to contribute to a 23.30-0.00 lead for The Placebo Arm.
Sunday Early
There were players with big-time plays on both teams early Sunday, after which The Placebo Arm emerged with a 67.00-66.20 lead. For Minor Prophets, Dalvin Cook had a 70-yard touchdown run. A.J. Brown had a 40-yard touchdown catch for The Placebo Arm, while Harrison Butker had a 55-yard field goal.
Sunday Late
Ben Roethlisberger had a 42-yard pass for The Placebo Arm, helping the team to a 92.04-76.20 lead.
Matchup Player of the Week
Facing the Vikings in Week 9, Jones Jr. caught 3 passes for 43 yards and a touchdown. In doing so, he put up 10.3 points and scored 23.1% higher than his scoring projection, the highest percentage of any player on Minor Prophets this week. Jones Jr. will face the Football Team in Week 10.
Marvin Jones Jr.
Points By Position
Minor Prophets
The Placebo Arm
Game Notes
Minor Prophets won even though only four of their nine starting players scored higher than their projected point totals.
The Placebo Arm lost despite five of their nine starters exceeding their projected points.
The Placebo Arm can partially blame the loss on the San Francisco 49ers defense, who didn't score any points.
Both teams put up more points than their season scoring average.
Each team scored more than its projected point total.
Not only did Minor Prophets earn the W, but they also covered the 19.8-point forecasted margin of victory.
In blowout games this year, Minor Prophets moves to (2-1), while The Placebo Arm falls to (1-5).
For The Placebo Arm, Ben Roethlisberger (25.04 points) registered the fifth-highest score in the league this week.
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