Metalwars Picks Up Win Against Chiefs Maniac, Tacks On Eighth Consecutive Win

Week 8

  • Metalwars
  • 258 pts, 8-0
  • Weekly Grade
  • Chiefs Maniac
  • 217 pts, 4-4
  • Weekly Grade

Tom Brady and DeMarco Murray are going to have sore backs tomorrow after carrying Metalwars to a victory over Chiefs Maniac 258 to 217. They scored 100 and 49 points, respectively. The rest of the league should be embarrassed as Metalwars continues their perfect season. Aaron Rodgers racked up the second-highest score this week with 106 points for Chiefs Maniac. Both teams left points off the scoreboard in this one, as Metalwars started two players with zero points and Chiefs Maniac also served up two. Metalwars (8-0, 2,001 points) remains in first place while Chiefs Maniac (4-4, 1,778 points) stays in sixth place.

Top Players

    • Aaron Rodgers
    • 106
    • Tom Brady
    • 100
    • DeMarco Murray
    • 49
    • Devontae Booker
    • 42

Smooth Moves by Metalwars

  • Fantasy Football is a game where the high score wins. So keep doing what you have to do, the Toyota Hall of Fame will turn a blind eye.
  • Not the best, but in the conversation. Tom Brady ranked fifth in the league in scoring this week with 100 points. It was also the third-highest score of any player on Metalwars this season.
  • Devontae Booker, who was picked up by Metalwars, scored 42 points against a projected 32.60, topping his projection by 28.8%.
  • Put WR John Brown on the bench, where he scored 18 points, fewer than any WR in the starting lineup.
  • With 49 points, DeMarco Murray ranked fourth in scoring among all RBs in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Next week, be sure to ask Metalwars where official Toyota Hall of Fame articles are kept.
  • With 6 points against a projected 15.27, Marvin Jones Jr. was last on the team in scoring and has now scored below his projection in five straight games.
  • The RBs for Chiefs Maniac got outscored 91 - 34 by the RBs for Metalwars.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for DeSean Jackson during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in five straight games after scoring 7 points against a projected 13.75 this week.
  • 2 of the 10 starters scored zero points for Chiefs Maniac.

What If

  • If Metalwars played Chiefs Maniac every week, they'd be 5-3 this year.
  • Besides Chiefs Maniac, Metalwars would have defeated seven other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Chiefs Maniac, Metalwars would be 4-3.
  • If Metalwars had played every team in the league each week, they would be 60-28.
  • Besides Metalwars, Chiefs Maniac would have been defeated by seven other teams this week.
  • Timing really is everything. Metalwars would have lost to Chiefs Maniac 223 - 203 had they played each other last week.
  • Chiefs Maniac would be 4-3 if they played the same schedule as Metalwars.
  • Chiefs Maniac would be 40-46-2 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Three of the four losses for Chiefs Maniac this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • Metalwars did not cover the 49.02-point spread, winning by 41 points.
  • What good are running backs if they are running backwards instead of forwards? The 34 total points by the RBs on Chiefs Maniac was their smallest RB output this season.
  • Chiefs Maniac lost, but Aaron Rodgers played well, scoring 106 points to rank second in the league in scoring.
  • Metalwars won even though Chiefs Maniac performed better against their scoring projection. Chiefs Maniac beat their 191.02 projected points by 13.6%, while Metalwars outscored their 240.04-point projection by 7.5%.
  • Chiefs Maniac ranked ninth in the league in scoring this week.
  • Metalwars beat their projected points and now have a 6-0 record when beating their projection, while Chiefs Maniac falls to 3-1 when exceeding their expected point total.
  • Metalwars is in first place, the sixth week that they have sat atop the standings.
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