Professor McMurder Tops The Chill Blintons, Climbs to Ninth Place

Week 8

  • Professor McMurder
  • 115.1 pts, 3-5
  • Weekly Grade
  • The Chill Blintons
  • 91.75 pts, 2-6
  • Weekly Grade

Professor McMurder picked up 22.30 points from Lamar Miller and 17.00 from the Carolina Panthers Defense to take down The Chill Blintons 115.10 to 91.75. While The Chill Blintons (2-6) is only a game back of Professor McMurder (3-5), they're quite a bit farther behind in points, 910.65 to 771.90. The Chill Blintons failed to live up to expectations and scored only 78.3% of a projected 117.25, while Professor McMurder scored 0.7% more points than projected (114.34).

Top Players

    • Lamar Miller
    • 22.30
    • Harrison Butker
    • 21.00
    • Andy Dalton
    • 18.15
    • Carolina Panthers Defense
    • 17.00

Smooth Moves by Professor McMurder

  • Winning feels great all week long. Becoming a member of the Toyota Hall of Fame feels great the rest of your life.
  • Made the right move in benching Jermaine Kearse, who had 3.40 points, the lowest total of any starting WR on Professor McMurder.
  • Lamar Miller put the team on his back with 22.30 points, the fourth-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
  • With 14.70 points, Kyle Rudolph had the fifth-highest score of any TE in the league this week.
  • Those were the projections? We thought that was the starting point. 5 of the 9 starters on Professor McMurder exceeded their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • After any loss, it's good to reflect on the choices you've made. One you'll never regret is being a Toyota Hall of Famer.
  • Did not start Austin Hooper, who scored 14.70 points and beat his projected point total by a team-leading 118.1%.
  • The TE position was a letdown for The Chill Blintons, where they were outscored 14.70 - 6.10 by Professor McMurder.
  • The 3.70 points scored by Pierre Garcon was a season-low. He had a projected 13.67-point total, and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • Of the 9 starters on The Chill Blintons, 6 underperformed versus their projections.

What If

  • Professor McMurder would be 6-2 if they played The Chill Blintons every week.
  • Professor McMurder would have beaten six other teams besides The Chill Blintons this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Professor McMurder would have defeated The Chill Blintons 112.80 - 76.15 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as The Chill Blintons, Professor McMurder would be 3-4.
  • Professor McMurder would be 43-45 if they played every team every week.
  • The Chill Blintons would have lost to eight other teams besides Professor McMurder this week.
  • The Chill Blintons would be 2-5 if they played the same schedule as Professor McMurder.
  • The Chill Blintons would be 28-60 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Looks like teams bring their A game when they see them on the schedule. Of the losses The Chill Blintons has had, five were against opponents who topped their season scoring average that week.
  • In the loss, Harrison Butker had the highest score of any K in the league this season with 21.00 points.
  • This must be how Jay Leno feels with a garage full of high-performance cars. Professor McMurder got a combined 46.90 points from their RBs, their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
  • What good are running backs if they are running backwards instead of forwards? The 8.90 total points by the RBs on The Chill Blintons was their smallest RB output this season.
  • In the loss, the New England Patriots Defense scored 9.00 points against a projected 6.81 and has now overachieved in three straight games.
  • Keenan Allen did little to help Professor McMurder, underperforming versus projections for the fourth straight game with 10.10 points against a projected 16.60.
  • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn't mean he's one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, Philip Rivers scored 12.60 points against a projected 17.90 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • The drafted players on Professor McMurder put up 91.3% of the team's points this week.
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