The Foster Kids Put the Stamp on The Boy scout!, Moves Up to 10th Place

Week 5

  • The Foster Kids
  • 91.9 pts, 1-4
  • Weekly Grade
  • The Boy scout!
  • 68.66 pts, 1-4
  • Weekly Grade

The Foster Kids got 26.20 points from Cam Newton and 18.00 from Adam Vinatieri to beat The Boy scout! 91.90 to 68.66. The Boy scout! failed to live up to expectations and scored only 84.8% of a projected 80.93, while The Foster Kids put up 8.7% more points than projected (84.55). T.Y. Hilton led The Boy scout! with 17.70 points while Matthew Stafford brought in 15.16. The margin could have been bigger, The Foster Kids had a starter score zero points (Evan Engram). The Foster Kids (1-4, 375.68 points) inches up to 10th place and The Boy scout! (1-4, 408.02 points) stays in eighth place.

Top Players

    • Cam Newton
    • 26.20
    • Adam Vinatieri
    • 18.00
    • T.Y. Hilton
    • 17.70
    • Matthew Stafford
    • 15.16

Smooth Moves by The Foster Kids

  • Winning feels great all week long. Becoming a member of the Toyota Hall of Fame feels great the rest of your life.
  • Rags to riches. That was the name of the game for Adam Vinatieri who responded to being picked up by beating his projection by 110.3%, the 10th-highest percentage in the league.
  • Cam Newton put up 26.20 points, which was the eighth-highest score in the league this week.
  • Doug Martin put the team on his back with 14.20 points, the sixth-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
  • 5 of 9 players in the starting lineup for The Foster Kids topped their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Life, like Fantasy Football, is full of wins and losses. The Toyota Hall of Fame, however, is pretty much only full of wins.
  • The lowest score by a player for The Boy scout! this week was 0.60 points from Eric Ebron. The score was below his projected points of 5.31, which marks the third straight week where that has happened.
  • 7 of the starters on The Boy scout! underperformed versus their projections.
  • The Boy scout! fell short at the K position, getting outscored 18.00 - 6.00 by The Foster Kids.
  • Gotta hit rock button before you can start to rise. It was a season-low 3.40 points for Ameer Abdullah this week. It was also a season-low for his performance versus projections, reaching only 32.5% of a projected point total of 10.46.

What If

  • If The Foster Kids played The Boy scout! every week, they'd be 2-3 this year.
  • Besides The Boy scout!, The Foster Kids would have defeated six other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? The Foster Kids would have defeated The Boy scout! 76.32 - 74.52 had they played each other last week.
  • The Foster Kids would be 1-3 if they played the same schedule as The Boy scout!.
  • If The Foster Kids had played every team in the league each week, they would be 19-36.
  • The Boy scout! would have lost to eight other teams besides The Foster Kids this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as The Foster Kids, The Boy scout! would be 1-3.
  • If they played every team every week, The Boy scout! would be 24-31.

Game Notes

  • The Boy scout! has lost four times and three of them have come to teams who beat their scoring average in that matchup.
  • The Boy scout! got a combined 11.00 points from their RBs, their lowest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
  • With 68.66 points, The Boy scout! had their lowest output of the season.
  • With the win, The Foster Kids snapped their four-game losing streak.
  • The Foster Kids had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for The Boy scout!.
  • With a margin of victory of 23.24 points, The Foster Kids had the third-highest margin in the league this week.
  • The Foster Kids overachieved and improves to 1-1 when doing so, while The Boy scout! fell short of their projection. They are now 0-4 when scoring less than expected.
  • The Boy scout! could not close out the win even with the help of T.Y. Hilton, who scored 17.70 points, the fifth-highest score among all WRs in the league for the week.
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