Week 8

GreatPlainsDrifters
5-3 184
165.34
Weekly
Grade
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VS
proj
Rooster's
115.8 2-6
132.04
GreatPlainsDrifters
Rooster's
GreatPlainsDrifters top Rooster's for fourth straight win in 184.0-115.8 landslide
GreatPlainsDrifters extended their win streak to four games with a dominant victory over Rooster's, rolling to a 184.0-115.8 win. It was the fourth consecutive loss for Rooster's. The matchup was decided before it really even started, as GreatPlainsDrifters took a 43.8-point lead on Thursday behind impressive efforts from Aaron Jones and Kyler Murray. Jones racked up 110 yards from scrimmage and ran for a touchdown for 24 points, while Murray passed for 274 yards and ran for 21 (11.8 points). Michael Carter (32.2 points) and Trevor Lawrence (17) did everything they could for Rooster's in the loss. GreatPlainsDrifters (5-3) will look to maintain their momentum against Boomtown Brawlers, while Rooster's (2-6) try to generate some positive momentum against Vandals.
Top Player Comparison
GreatPlainsDrifters
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.
Pts
% of total points 184
1
A.J. Brown
WR
31.5
18.37
17.1%
2
Michael Pittman Jr.
WR
30.6
15.43
16.6%
3
Aaron Jones
RB
24
18.44
13%
4
Darrel Williams
RB
17
14.25
9.2%
Rooster's
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.
Pts
% of total points 115.8
1
Michael Carter
RB
32.2
11.42
27.8%
2
Trevor Lawrence
QB
17
24.22
14.7%
3
Joey Slye
K
16
7.93
13.8%
4
Brandon Aiyuk
WR
11.9
9.1
10.3%
Matchup Highlights
Sunday Early
Both teams had players with standout moments early Sunday, after which GreatPlainsDrifters had a 132.2-60.1 lead. For GreatPlainsDrifters, A.J. Brown had a 57-yard touchdown catch. Joey Slye made the highlight reel for Rooster's with a 52-yard field goal.
Sunday Late
Both teams had players with big-time plays on Sunday afternoon, but after the scoring was completed, GreatPlainsDrifters owned a 159.0-108.0 lead. For GreatPlainsDrifters, Mike Evans had a 41-yard touchdown catch. Nelson Agholor made the highlight reel for Rooster's with a 44-yard catch.
Matchup Player of the Week
While allowing 21 points, surrendering 334 yards, and forcing 3 turnovers against the Cardinals, the Packers defense recorded 8 points this week. They scored 84.3% more than their 4.34-point projection and overachieved for the third time this season. The Packers defense will face the Chiefs next week.
The Green Bay Packers defense
Points By Position
GreatPlainsDrifters
Rooster's
Game Notes
Most (8 of the 11) of the starters on GreatPlainsDrifters exceeded their projected point totals.
Rooster's had only four of their 11 starters score higher than their projected points.
Rooster's can partially blame the loss on the Miami Dolphins defense, who didn't score any points.
GreatPlainsDrifters put up more points than their season scoring average (152.51) while Rooster's fell short of theirs (125.67).
GreatPlainsDrifters put up more points than their projected total, while Rooster's fell short of their projection.
Not only did GreatPlainsDrifters get the W, but they also easily covered the 33.3-point projected margin of victory.
In blowout games this year, GreatPlainsDrifters moves to (4-2), while Rooster's falls to (0-5).
Despite the loss, Michael Carter (32.2 points) registered the top overall score for a RB this week.
Next Week Preview
GreatPlainsDrifters
Week 9 will pit a couple of winning streaks against one other. GreatPlainsDrifters (5-3) are riding a four-match unbeaten stretch, while their upcoming opponent (Boomtown Brawlers, 7-1), have won their last six in a row. Each team has players with byes next week, as DK Metcalf, Jason Myers, Alex Collins, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense are off for Boomtown Brawlers and Mike Evans and Ronald Jones II will sit for GreatPlainsDrifters. Over the past two weeks, GreatPlainsDrifters have scored 189.48 points per game, while Boomtown Brawlers have averaged 163.98 per contest.
Rooster's
In Week 9, 13th-place Rooster's (2-6) will try to right the ship against third-place Vandals (5-3). Each side has players with byes next week, as Geno Smith, Terry McLaurin, Russell Wilson, and Chris Carson are off for Rooster's and J.D. McKissic and Leonard Fournette are out for Vandals.

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