The Don Juans Grinds Out Victory Against Rated PG-Squirteen, Jumps to League's Pole Position

Week 8

  • The Don Juans
  • 141.15 pts, 7-1
  • Weekly Grade
  • Rated PG-Squirteen
  • 135.1 pts, 4-4
  • Weekly Grade

The Don Juans (7-1, 1,009.35 points) takes over first place after edging Rated PG-Squirteen (sixth place, 4-4, 816.35 points) 141.15 to 135.10. Someone get DeAndre Hopkins a hose to get that icing off his feet, because this week was a cakewalk for him. He got the second-highest player point total in the league this week with 36.40. The heartbreaker gave The Don Juans two close wins on the year. Rated PG-Squirteen couldn't capitalize on an increase in point total compared to last week's 101.30 to 73.40 win against Dallas Joffrey's. Following a zero-point effort from the Houston Texans Defense, Rated PG-Squirteen was left to wonder "what might have been?".

Top Players

    • DeAndre Hopkins
    • 36.40
    • Jamison Crowder
    • 23.50
    • Robby Anderson
    • 22.50
    • Melvin Gordon
    • 20.90

Smooth Moves by The Don Juans

  • Winning is like a dream come true. A very modest dream, but a dream nonetheless. A much better dream would be getting into the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • Even the Wright brothers would be proud of this aerial performance. DeAndre Hopkins had 36.40 points, the highest WR score of the week and the third-highest WR score in the league this season.
  • Melvin Gordon put the team on his back with 20.90 points, the fifth-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
  • Took care of Rated PG-Squirteen, which had their highest-scoring week of the season.
  • Matt Bryant scored a season-high 14.00 points and beat his scoring projection by a season-high 59.5%.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Dear, Rated PG-Squirteen: Sorry to hear you lost. Toyota Hall of Famers don't really know how that feels, but surely it can't feel great. Next week, just win.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for T.Y. Hilton during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in three straight games after scoring 3.50 points against a projected 13.19 this week.
  • Rated PG-Squirteen lost despite having only 3 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.
  • Rated PG-Squirteen got a zero from the Houston Texans Defense after expecting a projected 6.20-point total.
  • Rated PG-Squirteen lost even though both of their RBs scored above their projected points.

What If

  • If The Don Juans played Rated PG-Squirteen every week, they'd be 6-2 this season.
  • Besides Rated PG-Squirteen, The Don Juans would have defeated eight other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Rated PG-Squirteen, The Don Juans would be 6-1.
  • If The Don Juans had played every team in the league each week, they would be 60-28.
  • Rated PG-Squirteen would have lost to just two other teams besides The Don Juans this week.
  • Timing really is everything. The Don Juans would have lost to Rated PG-Squirteen 101.30 - 93.25 had they played each other last week.
  • Rated PG-Squirteen would be 4-3 if they played the same schedule as The Don Juans.
  • Rated PG-Squirteen would be 33-55 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Five of the seven wins for The Don Juans this season have come despite their opponent scoring a season-high that week.
  • Looks like teams bring their A game when they see them on the schedule. Of the losses Rated PG-Squirteen has had, three were against opponents who topped their season scoring average that week.
  • Hey, I'm sure The Don Juans appreciates the tough competition. In the loss, Rated PG-Squirteen had the third-highest losing score in the league this season with 135.10 points.
  • With a combined 34.50 points from their RBs, Rated PG-Squirteen got their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
  • The margin of victory for the matchup ended up being the smallest in the league this week at 6.05 points.
  • The loss snapped a three-game win streak by Rated PG-Squirteen.
  • The Don Juans got the best total score from their WRs of any team this week with 56.40 points.
  • Both teams topped their projections, but Rated PG-Squirteen performed better versus expectations than The Don Juans and still lost.
The Don Juans
Rated PG-Squirteen
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