The Dynasty (ID# 111172)

Compasivo's Team Rocks Longhorns, Makes an Early Statement

Week 1

  • Compasivo's Team
  • 180.7 pts, 1-0
  • Weekly Grade
  • Longhorns
  • 113.42 pts, 0-1
  • Weekly Grade

Compasivo's Team clobbered Longhorns 180.70 to 113.42, sniffing the record books in the process with the second-highest score this week. Compasivo's Team played very well and put up 33.8% more than their projected 135.08 points, while Longhorns did not meet to their projections and scored only 84.4% of a projected 134.34. Longhorns was led by the tag team of Julius Thomas, with 17.40 points, and Philip Rivers, who scored 16.62. When assigning blame following this loss, Longhorns can look in the mirror. They started a player with zero points (Chris Ivory). Compasivo's Team (1-0) kicks off the season in second place while Longhorns (0-1) debuts in the cellar.

Top Players

    • Andrew Luck
    • 43.50
    • Brandin Cooks
    • 33.40
    • Jordan Matthews
    • 24.40
    • Michael Crabtree
    • 17.70

Smooth Moves by Compasivo's Team

  • The Toyota Hall of Fame would have its eyes on you for this week's win. But the Toyota Hall of Fame doesn't have eyes. Obviously.
  • The 43.50 points by Andrew Luck led the entire league in scoring.
  • Brandin Cooks laughed in the face of the experts this week, beating his scoring projection by a matchup-leading 113.0% and scoring the sixth-most points in the league with 33.40 points.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Jordan Matthews posterizing opponents. He had the sixth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 24.40 points.
  • This is the bar, and this is the team jumping over it. Compasivo's Team had 7 of their 10 starters exceed their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Sometimes 113.42 is enough. Unfortunately, the Toyota Hall of Fame has confirmed this time it's a smaller number than 180.70.
  • Did not start Larry Fitzgerald, who led the team in scoring with 28.10 points and beat his projected point total by 89.5%, the highest percentage on the team.
  • It was a beating at QB for Longhorns, as they were outscored 43.50 - 16.62 by Compasivo's Team.
  • It was a bad week at RB for Longhorns, who was outscored at the position 25.50 - 9.10 by Compasivo's Team.
  • Longhorns was not able to win even though only 4 of their 10 starters fell short of their projected point total.

What If

  • Besides Longhorns, Compasivo's Team would have defeated seven other teams this week.
  • Compasivo's Team would have had to score 67.29 fewer points to lose to all teams in the league this week.
  • Longhorns would have been beaten by every other team in the league this week.
  • Longhorns would've needed an additional 68.39 points to beat all teams in the league this week.

Game Notes

  • Four of the starters for Compasivo's Team scored higher than the leading scorer for Longhorns.
  • The 67.28-point margin of victory by Compasivo's Team was the largest in the league this week.
  • Longhorns got smallest total score from their RB position of any team this week with 9.10 points.
  • The highest-scoring group of WRs in the league this week was on Compasivo's Team, which got 91.70 points from the position.
  • Compasivo's Team had the second-highest score in the league this week with 180.70 points.
  • In the loss, Julius Thomas had the highest TE score in the league this week with 17.40 points.
  • In the loss, the Seattle Seahawks Defense scored 11.00 points against a projected 8.40 and exceeded their scoring projection by 31.0%.
  • Compasivo's Team might want to see a chiropractor, because they were carrying Antonio Gates on their back the whole week. He was on the winning team, but only scored 5.00 points against his projected 9.99.
Compasivo's Team
  • Points by NFL Position
  • Top Players by Points
  • Game Flow
  • Projected vs Actual Point

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