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Dak to the Future Wins Against Los Rancheros, Rises to Seventh Place

Week 7

  • Dak to the Future
  • 153.94 pts, 3-4
  • Weekly Grade
  • Los Rancheros
  • 137 pts, 2-5
  • Weekly Grade

Just like Batman and Robin, Julio Jones and Michael Thomas were a deadly combo for Dak to the Future, leading the way to a 153.94 to 137.00 victory over Los Rancheros. They got 31.40 and 28.00 points, respectively. Each side met their expectations, but Dak to the Future scored 24.3% more points than projected (123.84) to earn the win. Los Rancheros was coming off a 99.16 to 88.90 loss against Whimpering Chiweenie and saw their scoring explode this week. Dak to the Future (3-4, 953.54 points) climbs into seventh place and Los Rancheros (2-5, 866.04 points) stays down in 10th place.

Top Players

    • Julio Jones
    • 31.40
    • Mike Evans
    • 29.60
    • Michael Thomas
    • 28.00
    • Tyrod Taylor
    • 26.34

Smooth Moves by Dak to the Future

  • If this were a dream sequence, you'd hear a deep voice announce, "Dak to the Future, the Toyota Hall of Famer." But it's not.
  • We won't judge you if you want to bow to Julio Jones. He ranked ninth in the league in scoring with 31.40 points.
  • Dak to the Future is either a fortune teller or really knows their stuff. Tyrod Taylor, who was picked up by Dak to the Future, scored 26.34 points against a projected 19.65, topping his projection by 34.0%.
  • With 28.00 points, Michael Thomas ranked seventh in the league in scoring among WRs this week.
  • Those were the projections? We thought that was the starting point. 6 of the 9 starters on Dak to the Future exceeded their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Funny, the Hall provides articles you could have studied. But instead you watched Los Rancheros cry trying.
  • Dak to the Future had a better day at the QB position, topping Los Rancheros 26.34 - 9.70.
  • You've gotta hit rock button before you can start to rise. It was a season-low 9.70 points for Russell Wilson this week. It was also a season-low for his performance versus projections, reaching only 45.3% of a projected point total of 21.39.
  • It's times like these when it's important to support your players when they're down. So move the mouse pointer away from the DROP button. Tyler Eifert scored a season-low 1.90 points, 37.6% of his projected 5.05, which is his lowest percentage of the year.
  • Los Rancheros was not able to win even though only 4 of their 9 starters fell short of their projected point total.

What If

  • If Dak to the Future played Los Rancheros every week, they'd be 5-2 this year.
  • Besides Los Rancheros, Dak to the Future would have defeated eight other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Dak to the Future would have defeated Los Rancheros 117.06 - 88.90 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Los Rancheros, Dak to the Future would be 4-2.
  • If Dak to the Future had played every team in the league each week, they would be 48-29.
  • Los Rancheros would have lost to five other teams besides Dak to the Future this week.
  • Los Rancheros would be 3-3 if they played the same schedule as Dak to the Future.
  • If they played every team every week, Los Rancheros would be 33-44.

Game Notes

  • It was a tough loss for Los Rancheros, which put up the fifth-biggest score for a losing team in the league this season.
  • Dak to the Future won by scoring 153.94 points, their lowest winning score of the season.
  • Jordy Nelson scored a season-low 1.90 points and underachieved for the third straight week.
  • The margin of victory of 16.94 points was the smallest in the league this week.
  • Los Rancheros got a combined 79.50 points from their WRs, their highest combined scoring output from the WR position this season.
  • Giovani Bernard scored 15.70 points against a projected 12.50 in the loss and has now beaten his projection in three straight games.
  • The 153.94 points scored by Dak to the Future ranked third in the league this week.
  • Dak to the Future beat their projected points and now have a 3-1 record when beating their projection, while Los Rancheros falls to 2-1 when exceeding their expected point total.
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