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Urban Legends Rallies Against JoynerJackduUp, Moves Up to Fifth Place

Week 3

  • Urban Legends
  • 188.42 pts, 2-1
  • Weekly Grade
  • JoynerJackduUp
  • 161.01 pts, 0-3
  • Weekly Grade

Urban Legends took advantage of 48.70 points from Drew Brees and 35.70 from Devonta Freeman to beat JoynerJackduUp 188.42 to 161.01. Urban Legends came into the Monday night game facing a 56.99-point deficit, but scored 84.40 for the comeback. "You play to win the game. Hello! You play to win the game." Someone please tell this to JoynerJackduUp, who is currently winless. JoynerJackduUp had two players rank highly this week. Ryan Tannehill scored 39.65 points while T.Y. Hilton put up 38.40. Urban Legends (2-1, 507.98 points) climbs into fifth place while JoynerJackduUp (0-3, 461.46 points) stays in ninth place.

Top Players

    • Drew Brees
    • 48.70
    • Ryan Tannehill
    • 39.65
    • T.Y. Hilton
    • 38.40
    • Devonta Freeman
    • 35.70

Smooth Moves by Urban Legends

  • If this were a dream sequence, you'd hear a deep voice announce, "Urban Legends, the Toyota Hall of Famer." But it's not.
  • Zach Miller scored 27.80 points, the best TE score of the week and the second-highest TE score in the league this season.
  • Devonta Freeman does not believe in running back by committee. He had the best RB score of the week and the second-highest RB score in the league this season with 35.70 points.
  • Drew Brees brought in 48.70 points, which was good enough to rank fourth in the league in scoring this week and third-best of any player on Urban Legends this season.
  • With 14.00 points, Mason Crosby had his highest score of the season and beat his projected point total by a season-high 42.6%.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Don't worry, JoynerJackduUp, the Toyota Hall of Fame says losing isn't contagious. But it is embarrassing. And you should be embarrassed.
  • Acquired and benched Darren Sproles, who scored 32.02 points and beat his projected point total by 175.1%, the fourth-highest percentage in the league.
  • It was not a good week for JoynerJackduUp at TE, where they were beaten 27.80 - 3.30.
  • C.J. Anderson did not meet his 16.01-point projection this week, the first time that's happened this season. His 5.10 points were also a season-low.
  • With a season-low 4.10 points versus a projected 14.33, Eric Decker failed to meet his projection for the second time this season.

What If

  • If Urban Legends played JoynerJackduUp every week, they'd be 3-0 this season.
  • Besides JoynerJackduUp, Urban Legends would have defeated six other teams this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Urban Legends would have defeated JoynerJackduUp 141.87 - 133.03.
  • Urban Legends would be 1-1 if they played the same schedule as JoynerJackduUp.
  • Urban Legends would be 16-11 if they played every team every week.
  • Besides Urban Legends, JoynerJackduUp would have been defeated by four other teams this week.
  • JoynerJackduUp would be 0-2 if they played the same schedule as Urban Legends.
  • JoynerJackduUp would be 7-20 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • It was a tough loss for JoynerJackduUp, which put up the sixth-biggest score for a losing team in the league this season.
  • At 27.41 points, the margin of victory was the tightest of the week.
  • The 188.42 points scored by Urban Legends is their highest score of the season and the sixth-highest in the league this season.
  • The WRs from Urban Legends scored the fewest points of any team in the league this week, with only 19.50 points.
  • JoynerJackduUp remains winless in comeback games this season, falling to 0-2.
  • JoynerJackduUp lost, but Ryan Tannehill played well, scoring 39.65 points to rank seventh in the league in scoring.
  • T.Y. Hilton performed well in the loss, ranking ninth in the league in scoring with a season-high 38.40 points.
  • Despite being on the winning team, Ryan Mathews had a season-low -0.50 points against a projected 11.68 and underachieved for the first time this season.
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