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Fioreous1 Gets Win over Hand of God, Tacks On Sixth Straight Win

Week 9

  • Fioreous1
  • 113.7 pts, 7-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • Hand of God
  • 97.52 pts, 4-5
  • Weekly Grade

Fioreous1 earned their sixth straight win when they beat Hand of God 113.70 to 97.52. They got a lift from DuJuan Harris, who led the team with 20.70 points and Philip Rivers who had 18.70. Fioreous1 has been racing to the top like a rocket during their win streak. They've moved from eighth place to third since Week 4. The outcome could have gone the other way, Hand of God had two starters score zero points (Jeremy Maclin and Chandler Catanzaro). Hand of God goes to 4-5 and falls to eighth place. Did Tim Tebow give a locker room speech? Fioreous1 hasn't lost since Week 3.

Top Players

    • Drew Brees
    • 24.72
    • Ezekiel Elliott
    • 22.20
    • DuJuan Harris
    • 20.70
    • Philip Rivers
    • 18.70

Smooth Moves by Fioreous1

  • 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.
  • Finders keepers, losers weepers. Picked up DuJuan Harris, who beat his scoring projection by 106.8%, which was the highest percentage among the two teams.
  • The 14.60 points by Cole Beasley topped a projected 8.45, extending his overachievement streak to four weeks.
  • The 13.20 points scored by Terrelle Pryor Sr. outpaced his 9.24-point scoring projection by 42.9%.
  • Apparently playing within themselves was good enough. Fioreous1 won despite having only 5 of their 10 starters exceed their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Sometimes 97.52 is enough. Unfortunately, the Toyota Hall of Fame has confirmed this time it's a smaller number than 113.70.
  • The 1.60 points scored by Don Jackson fell short of his 6.21-point projection, the third straight game where that has happened.
  • Hand of God had 2 of their 10 starters score zero points.
  • Hand of God lost despite having only 4 of their 10 starters score less than their projected points.
  • With 8.10 points, Demaryius Thomas scored only 62.6% of his 12.94 projected point total.

What If

  • If Fioreous1 played Hand of God every week, they would be 5-4 this season.
  • Besides Hand of God, Fioreous1 would have defeated six other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Fioreous1 would have defeated Hand of God 91.78 - 83.10 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Hand of God, Fioreous1 would be 2-6.
  • If Fioreous1 had played every team in the league each week, they would be 59-58.
  • Hand of God would have lost to nine other teams besides Fioreous1 this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Fioreous1, Hand of God would be 4-4.
  • Hand of God would be 48-69 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Even though Hand of God lost, they had two players score higher than the leading scorer for Fioreous1.
  • Four of the five losses for Hand of God this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • Fioreous1 has won six straight games, the longest current winning streak in the league.
  • The loss is the third straight for Hand of God and extends the longest current losing streak in the league.
  • The tragedy of being an underachiever is that Hand of God knows what they should be, but reality keeps telling them that they're wrong. They scored 97.52 points against a projected 106.46 and underachieved for the sixth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row.
  • Although Fioreous1 won, it was no thanks to Brandon Marshall, who scored 7.50 points and has now scored below his projection in four straight weeks.
  • Fioreous1 got the best total score from their WRs of any team this week with 48.30 points.
  • Fioreous1 overachieved in the win, improving to 4-0 when beating their projected points this season, while Hand of God falls to 1-5 when scoring below their projected points.
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