NOTLAST Pulls Off Upset Against The Joey Brosas, Knocks Them Back into Sixth Place

Week 8

  • NOTLAST
  • 76.82 pts, 3-5
  • Weekly Grade
  • The Joey Brosas
  • 70.12 pts, 4-4
  • Weekly Grade

Underdog. Schmunderdog. NOTLAST overcame a 17.95-point projected spread to beat The Joey Brosas 76.82 to 70.12 for the upset. They got a team-leading 18.72 points from Andy Dalton and 13.00 from Justin Tucker. While each team failed to meet expectations, NOTLAST scored 88.0% of a projected 87.25 points to get the win. Following a 140.86 to 111.06 win against Matt's Thor Broner, The Joey Brosas saw their scoring sink this week. The Joey Brosas (4-4, 680.42 points) drops to sixth place while NOTLAST (3-5, 691.66 points) remains mired in ninth place.

Top Players

    • Harrison Butker
    • 21.00
    • Andy Dalton
    • 18.72
    • Justin Tucker
    • 13.00
    • Mark Ingram
    • 11.90

Smooth Moves by NOTLAST

  • Winning feels great all week long. Becoming a member of the Toyota Hall of Fame feels great the rest of your life.
  • The 18.72 points scored by Andy Dalton was the third-highest score of any QB in the league this week.
  • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Michael Thomas have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked ninth in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 7.70 points.
  • Justin Tucker overachieved by 24.5%, scoring 13.00 points against a projected 10.44.
  • NOTLAST won despite having only 4 of their 9 starters exceed their scoring projection.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • It's OK, The Joey Brosas. Losing happens. Not necessarily to Toyota Hall of Famers, but to other folks, sure.
  • The Joey Brosas left the 10.70 points scored by Austin Hooper on the bench this week. He beat his projected point total by 140.9%, the sixth-highest percentage in the league.
  • Could have started Ben Roethlisberger, who underachieved, but still had more points than the starting QB with 15.48 against a projected 16.91.
  • The Joey Brosas had 7 starters fail to reach their projections.
  • Hunter Henry was last in the matchup in scoring and achieved only 14.0% of his projected point total, his lowest percentage of the season.

What If

  • If NOTLAST played The Joey Brosas every week, they would be 6-2 this season.
  • NOTLAST would have lost to every other team in the league besides The Joey Brosas this week.
  • NOTLAST would be 4-3 if they played the same schedule as The Joey Brosas.
  • NOTLAST would be 31-41 if they played every team every week.
  • The Joey Brosas would have lost to every other team in the league this week.
  • Timing really is everything. NOTLAST would have lost to The Joey Brosas 140.86 - 67.42 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as NOTLAST, The Joey Brosas would be 2-5.
  • The Joey Brosas would be 24-48 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Apparently these two squads are resting their starters for next week. They were the two lowest-scoring teams in the league this week.
  • The Joey Brosas was last in the league in scoring for the second time this season.
  • NOTLAST scored 76.82 points against a projected 87.25 and underachieved for the seventh time this season, including the last three weeks in a row.
  • NOTLAST won by scoring 76.82 points, their lowest winning score of the season.
  • In the loss, Harrison Butker had the highest score of any K in the league this season with 21.00 points.
  • The Joey Brosas saw their three-game win streak come to an end.
  • Although NOTLAST won, it was no thanks to Tyrell Williams, who scored 2.40 points and has now scored below his projection in four straight weeks.
  • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn't mean he's one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, Michael Thomas scored 7.70 points against a projected 10.16 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
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