Wolverine Balls 15 (ID# 334254)

Turn Down 4 Watkins Scores Late to Sneak Past The ODB

Week 3

  • Turn Down 4 Watkins
  • 130.64 pts, 1-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • The ODB
  • 125.2 pts, 1-2
  • Weekly Grade

Turn Down 4 Watkins pulled off a comeback on Monday night and also recorded the second-highest score of the season when they upset The ODB 130.64 to 125.20. Turn Down 4 Watkins had to overcome a 2.60-point deficit and a 14.45-point spread. This was one of the tightest outcomes to date, with the 5.44-point margin of victory being the fourth-smallest recorded in the league this season. The ODB was coming off a 109.62 to 95.52 loss against Ace Lusk's Team and saw their scoring improve this week. Turn Down 4 Watkins (1-2, 306.48 points) climbs into eighth place while The ODB (1-2, 337.16 points) drops to seventh place.

Top Players

    • Drew Brees
    • 27.94
    • Carlos Hyde
    • 25.50
    • LeGarrette Blount
    • 23.50
    • Jordy Nelson
    • 23.10

Smooth Moves by Turn Down 4 Watkins

  • If this were a dream sequence, you'd hear a deep voice announce, "Turn Down 4 Watkins, the Toyota Hall of Famer." But it's not.
  • Drew Brees had 27.94 points, the second-highest QB score of the week and the fifth-highest QB score in the league this season.
  • Carlos Hyde didn't have the best score of the week, but there ain't no shame in his game. He had 25.50 points, the third-highest RB score of the week and the seventh-highest RB score in the league this season.
  • Sat T.J. Yeldon, who scored 2.80 points, fewer than any RB in the starting lineup.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Doug Baldwin posterizing opponents. He had the sixth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 23.00 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Next week, be sure to ask Turn Down 4 Watkins where official Toyota Hall of Fame articles are kept.
  • Note to self: don't start a player when they're going to have their worst game of the season. DeAngelo Williams had a season-low 4.40 points against a projected 16.28 and underachieved for the first time this season.
  • The ODB lost despite having only 3 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.
  • The 4.80 points scored by Tajae Sharpe was just 63.9% of his 7.51-point projection.

What If

  • If Turn Down 4 Watkins played The ODB every week, they'd be 2-1 this year.
  • Turn Down 4 Watkins would have been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as The ODB, Turn Down 4 Watkins would be 1-1.
  • If Turn Down 4 Watkins had played every team in the league each week, they would be 16-11.
  • The ODB would have lost to just one other team besides Turn Down 4 Watkins this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Turn Down 4 Watkins would have lost to The ODB 95.52 - 48.82.
  • The ODB would be 1-1 if they played the same schedule as Turn Down 4 Watkins.
  • If they played every team every week, The ODB would be 17-10.

Game Notes

  • Both of the losses this season for The ODB have been upset losses.
  • Did The ODB pay admission to see the greatest show on turf? Turn Down 4 Watkins had a league-high for the week with 130.64 points, which is the second-highest score in the league this season.
  • Don't you hate that guy that always has to one-up everybody? The ODB scored 125.20 points and lost. It is the second-highest losing score in the league this season.
  • Turn Down 4 Watkins had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for The ODB.
  • Turn Down 4 Watkins got the best total score from their RBs of any team this week with 56.80 points.
  • Turn Down 4 Watkins improves to 1-1 in close games this season.
  • The ODB could not pull out the win, but LeGarrette Blount did perform well with the sixth-best RB score in the league this week, scoring 23.50 points.
  • Jordy Nelson was on the losing team, but still had the fifth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 23.10 points.
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