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Remember the Titans Gets Victory Against TouchDownBigBen, Rises to Sixth Place

Week 6

  • Remember the Titans
  • 99.36 pts, 3-3
  • Weekly Grade
  • TouchDownBigBen
  • 74.46 pts, 2-4
  • Weekly Grade

Like some kind of dynamic duo, Marcus Mariota and Rob Gronkowski carried Remember the Titans, leading the way to a 99.36 to 74.46 victory over TouchDownBigBen. They notched 28.76 and 22.20 points, respectively. Each team failed to meet expectations, but Remember the Titans managed to score 97.1% of a projected 102.32 points for the win. TouchDownBigBen, coming off a 103.40 to 59.48 win against Tom's Team, saw their scoring shrink this week. Remember the Titans (3-3, 545.12 points) climbs into sixth place and TouchDownBigBen (2-4, 530.30 points) sinks into ninth place.

Top Players

    • Marcus Mariota
    • 28.76
    • Rob Gronkowski
    • 22.20
    • Christine Michael
    • 20.30
    • DeMarco Murray
    • 12.50

Smooth Moves by Remember the Titans

  • Even if you cried trying to win, you still won. And the Toyota Hall of Fame is proud of Remember the Titans either way.
  • Rob Gronkowski scored 22.20 points, the best TE score of the week and the second-highest TE score in the league this season.
  • One man's trash is another man's treasure? Remember the Titans picked up Marcus Mariota, who led the matchup in scoring with 28.76 points.
  • With 10.00 points, the Kansas City Chiefs Defense, which Remember the Titans picked up this week, beat their 6.45-point projection by 55.0%.
  • Apparently playing within themselves was good enough. Remember the Titans won despite having only 3 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Don't worry, TouchDownBigBen, the Toyota Hall of Fame says losing isn't contagious. But it is embarrassing. And you should be embarrassed.
  • Did not start Jonathan Stewart, who led the team in scoring with 20.50 points and beat his projected point total by 100.0%, the highest percentage on the team.
  • The lowest score by a player for TouchDownBigBen this week was 1.00 point from Chris Boswell. The score was below his projected points of 10.75, which marks the fifth straight week where that has happened.
  • Whoever gave you this advice, you might want to lose their number. Picked up and started Dennis Pitta, who then scored below his 6.40-point projection with 3.60 points.
  • 7 of the starters on TouchDownBigBen underperformed versus their projections.

What If

  • If Remember the Titans played TouchDownBigBen every week, they'd be 3-3 this season.
  • Remember the Titans would have beaten five other teams besides TouchDownBigBen this week.
  • Remember the Titans would be 2-3 if they played the same schedule as TouchDownBigBen.
  • If Remember the Titans had played every team in the league each week, they would be 21-33.
  • Besides Remember the Titans, TouchDownBigBen 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, Remember the Titans would have lost to TouchDownBigBen 103.40 - 65.46.
  • If they played the same schedule as Remember the Titans, TouchDownBigBen would be 2-3.
  • TouchDownBigBen would be 18-36 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • The 99.36 points by Remember the Titans was their lowest winning score of the season.
  • Remember the Titans was able to cover the 6.82-point spread in the win.
  • The 31.00 points by the RBs on TouchDownBigBen was the season-high for combined points from the position.
  • What good are running backs if they are running backwards instead of forwards? The 14.00 total points by the RBs on Remember the Titans was their smallest RB output this season.
  • Remember the Titans beat TouchDownBigBen at the top, with two of their starters outscoring the leading point-getter for TouchDownBigBen.
  • Although Remember the Titans won, it was no thanks to Jeremy Maclin, who scored 4.90 points and has now scored below his projection in four straight weeks.
  • TouchDownBigBen scored 74.46 points, ranking them ninth in the league in scoring.
  • Remember the Titans won despite failing to reach their projected point total, improving to 1-2 when doing so. TouchDownBigBen also failed to reach their point expectation and falls to 0-4 in such games.
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