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Kyle's Optimal Team Beats the Pants Off Joseph's Team, Climbs into First Place

Week 3

  • Kyle's Optimal Team
  • 125.44 pts, 3-0
  • Weekly Grade
  • Joseph's Team
  • 72.6 pts, 0-3
  • Weekly Grade

Kyle's Optimal Team might have to hire a conductor because this train is rolling on the right track!! They recorded the second-highest score this week in addition to sealing their third consecutive win when they smashed Joseph's Team 125.44 to 72.60. The streak is due in part to Kyle's Optimal Team having the second-highest scoring output in the league at 107.79 points per matchup. On top of the loss, Joseph's Team got zero points from Thomas Rawls. Joseph's Team goes to 0-3 and falls to 10th place. It's not time to start talking about undefeated seasons yet, people, but Kyle's Optimal Team has kept the streak alive after demolishing Zachary's Cool Team (93.22 to 65.50) and Space Ghost (104.72 to 71.26).

Top Players

    • Drew Brees
    • 26.94
    • LeSean McCoy
    • 23.60
    • Justin Tucker
    • 17.00
    • Eli Manning
    • 16.00

Smooth Moves by Kyle's Optimal Team

  • A higher score than your opponent is a guaranteed way to win each week. Thank the Toyota Hall of Fame for that valuable insight.
  • The 26.94 points scored by Drew Brees was the second-highest QB score of the week and is the fifth-highest QB score in the league this season.
  • LeSean McCoy didn't have the best score of the week, but there ain't no shame in his game. He had 23.60 points, the third-highest RB score of the week and the seventh-highest RB score in the league this season.
  • With 14.00 points, Jimmy Graham had the fourth-highest TE score of the week and the seventh-best TE score in the league this season.
  • Special teams just got a bit more special this week, thanks to Justin Tucker. His 17.00 points was the highest total among kickers for the week and the second-highest K score in the league this season.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Next week, be sure to ask Kyle's Optimal Team where official Toyota Hall of Fame articles are kept.
  • Left Tavon Austin on the bench, where he led the team in scoring with 16.40 points, beating his scoring projection by 81.8%, which also led the team.
  • Connor Barth scored 5.00 points against a projected 7.61 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
  • Brandin Cooks was last in the matchup in scoring with 1.90 points.
  • It was a bad week at RB for Joseph's Team, who was outscored at the position 34.30 - 13.80 by Kyle's Optimal Team.

What If

  • If Kyle's Optimal Team played Joseph's Team every week, they'd be 3-0 this year.
  • Kyle's Optimal Team would have beaten seven other teams besides Joseph's Team this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Kyle's Optimal Team would have defeated Joseph's Team 104.72 - 69.12 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Joseph's Team, Kyle's Optimal Team would be 1-1.
  • Kyle's Optimal Team would be 20-7 if they played every team every week.
  • Joseph's Team would have lost to six other teams besides Kyle's Optimal Team this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Kyle's Optimal Team, Joseph's Team would be 1-1.
  • Joseph's Team would be 7-20 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Three of the starters for Kyle's Optimal Team scored higher than the leading scorer for Joseph's Team.
  • Joseph's Team scored 72.60 points against a projected 91.82 and has underachieved every week this season.
  • Although Joseph's Team lost, they did put up the eighth-highest score for a losing team in the league this season.
  • Kyle's Optimal Team had their highest score of the season and the fourth-highest in the league this season with 125.44 points.
  • Kyle's Optimal Team ups their record in blowout matchups to 2-0.
  • The margin of victory of 52.84 points was the second-highest margin in the league this week.
  • With 72.60 points, Joseph's Team ranked eighth in the league in scoring this week.
  • The Los Angeles Rams Defense exceeded their projected point total by 38.5% in the loss, scoring 12.00 points against a projected 8.66.
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