The Dynasty (ID# 111172)

bob's Brilliant Team Picks Up Victory over Longhorns for Fourth Straight Win

Week 8

  • bob's Brilliant Team
  • 154.42 pts, 7-1
  • Weekly Grade
  • Longhorns
  • 111.34 pts, 3-5
  • Weekly Grade

bob's Brilliant Team is probably a huge fan of Tom Brady right now, who posted the third-highest player point total of the week with 38.10 points, leading to a 154.42 to 111.34 victory over Longhorns. bob's Brilliant Team has built consistency and is on a four-game win streak. Free fallin' like Tom Petty, Longhorns suffered a significant drop in scoring from last week's 170.92 to 134.74 win against A Nuking To Remember. On top of the loss, Longhorns had a starter score zero points (Le'Veon Bell). Longhorns (3-5, 1,041.48 points) sinks into eighth place and bob's Brilliant Team (7-1, 1,200.74 points) remains in first place.

Top Players

    • Tom Brady
    • 38.10
    • Matt Forte
    • 23.80
    • Denver Broncos Defense
    • 22.00
    • Jordy Nelson
    • 19.40

Smooth Moves by bob's Brilliant Team

  • Outscoring your opponent is a sure-fire way to win each week. You can thank the Toyota Hall of Fame for that valuable insight.
  • Tom Brady had 38.10 points, the third-highest QB score of the week and the ninth-highest QB score in the league this season.
  • The Denver Broncos Defense had 22.00 points, the highest DEF score of the week and the fourth-highest score among DEF in the league this season.
  • With 15.00 points, Graham Gano had the highest score for a K in the league this week.
  • Removed Josh Lambo from the starting lineup, who scored 1.00 point on the bench, fewer than the starting K.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • It's okay to regret not taking a sick day to study the Toyota Hall of Fame's articles. But it's not okay to do it again.
  • This is how people lose everything in casinos. Longhorns thought their luck would change and went back to the well with Brandon Marshall. However, he scored 10.80 points against a projected 16.07 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • Longhorns needed more points from the QB position, where bob's Brilliant Team beat them 38.10 - 16.68.
  • The RBs on Longhorns let them down, getting outgunned by the RBs on bob's Brilliant Team 30.50 - 14.30.
  • The best offense is a good defense. Longhorns got beat 22.00 - 10.00 by bob's Brilliant Team at the DEF position.

What If

  • If bob's Brilliant Team played Longhorns every week, they'd be 5-3 this year.
  • Besides Longhorns, bob's Brilliant Team would have defeated six other teams this week.
  • bob's Brilliant Team would be 3-4 if they played the same schedule as Longhorns.
  • bob's Brilliant Team would be 49-23 if they played every team every week.
  • Longhorns would have lost to seven other teams besides bob's Brilliant Team this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, bob's Brilliant Team would have lost to Longhorns 170.92 - 138.78.
  • Longhorns would be 4-3 if they played the same schedule as bob's Brilliant Team.
  • If they played every team every week, Longhorns would be 33-39.

Game Notes

  • Looks like teams bring their A game when they see them on the schedule. Of the losses Longhorns has had, four were against opponents who topped their season scoring average that week.
  • Four of the starters for bob's Brilliant Team scored higher than the leading scorer for Longhorns.
  • bob's Brilliant Team is on the longest active win streak in the league, winning four straight games.
  • Despite being on the winning team, Marvin Jones Jr. had a season-low 6.30 points against a projected 14.06 and has now underachieved in five straight games.
  • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Will Fuller needs to step it up! He scored 3.42 points against a projected 12.86 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • Although bob's Brilliant Team won, it was no thanks to Kyle Rudolph, who scored 8.10 points and has now scored below his projection in three straight weeks.
  • Remember when they needed to remind Forrest Gump to STOP? Well, they may need to remind this group of runnings backs to GO. With 14.30 points, Longhorns got the lowest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
  • bob's Brilliant Team is leveraging their draft well. This week they got 94.8% of their points from players they drafted.
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