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Hakuna Mariota Gets Win Against Dak to the Future, Claims Second Place

Week 5

  • Hakuna Mariota
  • 144.18 pts, 4-1
  • Weekly Grade
  • Dak to the Future
  • 108.7 pts, 2-3
  • Weekly Grade

Hakuna Mariota got past Dak to the Future 144.18 to 108.70 due to two of the top 10 player scores, David Johnson with 38.50 points and Amari Cooper with 32.80. Hakuna Mariota piled up 28.3% more points than projected (112.41). Dak to the Future fell short of expectations and got just 87.5% of their projected 124.25 points. Following a 158.52 to 87.96 win against Property of Julio, Dak to the Future saw their scoring fall off this week. The outcome could have been worse, Hakuna Mariota had a starter score zero points (Victor Cruz). Hakuna Mariota (4-1, 656.88 points) climbs into second place while Dak to the Future (2-3, 682.54 points) drops to sixth place.

Top Players

    • David Johnson
    • 38.50
    • Amari Cooper
    • 32.80
    • Brian Hoyer
    • 32.78
    • Greg Olsen
    • 32.10

Smooth Moves by Hakuna Mariota

  • The Toyota Hall of Fame would have its eyes on you for this week's win. But the Toyota Hall of Fame doesn't have eyes. Obviously.
  • Just call him Fred Flintstone, because he was toting the rock all day long. David Johnson had 38.50 points, the highest RB score of the week and the second-highest RB score in the league this season.
  • Who left this guy in free agency?? Brian Hoyer responded to being picked up by scoring 32.78 points, the ninth-highest in the league.
  • With 17.00 points, the Buffalo Bills Defense was the top-scoring DEF of the week.
  • The 32.80 points scored by Amari Cooper ranked eighth in the league in scoring. It was also his highest output of the season.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • 144.18 seems a lot higher when you're on the losing side of it. And the Toyota Hall of Fame knows you know that.
  • Graham Gano was last on the team in scoring with 2.00 points against a projected 7.95 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • It was a bad week at RB for Dak to the Future, who was outscored at the position 44.10 - 13.10 by Hakuna Mariota.
  • At the QB position, Dak to the Future got outscored 32.78 - 15.30 by Hakuna Mariota.
  • With 4.20 points, Duke Johnson Jr. had his lowest output of the season and tallied just 40.9% of his 10.26 projected points, his lowest percentage of the year.

What If

  • If Hakuna Mariota played Dak to the Future every week, they'd be 2-3 this season.
  • Besides Dak to the Future, Hakuna Mariota would have defeated seven other teams this week.
  • Hakuna Mariota would be 1-3 if they played the same schedule as Dak to the Future.
  • If Hakuna Mariota had played every team in the league each week, they would be 34-21.
  • Besides Hakuna Mariota, Dak to the Future would have been defeated by eight other teams this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Hakuna Mariota would have lost to Dak to the Future 158.52 - 140.08.
  • If they played the same schedule as Hakuna Mariota, Dak to the Future would be 3-1.
  • If they played every team every week, Dak to the Future would be 34-21.

Game Notes

  • Three of the starters for Hakuna Mariota scored higher than the leading scorer for Dak to the Future.
  • The 44.10 points by the RBs on Hakuna Mariota was the season-high for combined points from the position.
  • Dak to the Future got their lowest combined scoring output from the RB position this season with only 13.10 points this week.
  • Dak to the Future had their largest margin of defeat this season.
  • Hakuna Mariota overachieved and improves to 4-0 when doing so, while Dak to the Future fell short of their projection. They are now 0-2 when scoring less than expected.
  • With 108.70 points, Dak to the Future ranked 10th in the league in scoring this week.
  • Greg Olsen played well in the loss, ranking 10th in the league in scoring and beating his scoring projection by 144.5%, the sixth-highest percentage in the league.
  • Hakuna Mariota beat their season average of 131.38 points with 144.18 this week.
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