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Friar Tucks Comes Back to Stun Favre $ Footlong, Grabs Ninth Place

Week 3

  • Friar Tucks
  • 142.86 pts, 1-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • Favre $ Footlong
  • 112.8 pts, 0-3
  • Weekly Grade

Friar Tucks recorded the highest point total in the league this week and erased a 1.64-point deficit on Monday night to defeat Favre $ Footlong 142.86 to 112.80. The win was also an upset, with Favre $ Footlong coming in as a 24.44-point favorite. The winless 2008 Lions aren't role models, but no one tell that to Favre $ Footlong. They have yet to crack the win column this year. For Favre $ Footlong, David Johnson and Christine Michael played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 26.10 and 25.10 points, respectively. The gap could have been wider, Friar Tucks had a starter score zero points (Delanie Walker). Friar Tucks (1-2, 340.98 points) climbs into ninth place and Favre $ Footlong (0-3, 374.92 points) drops to last place.

Top Players

    • Kansas City Chiefs Defense
    • 35.00
    • Devonta Freeman
    • 31.70
    • Jordy Nelson
    • 28.10
    • David Johnson
    • 26.10

Smooth Moves by Friar Tucks

  • If this were a dream sequence, you'd hear a deep voice announce, "Friar Tucks, the Toyota Hall of Famer." But it's not.
  • By the beard of Zeus, that's a lot of points for a defense. With 35.00 points, the Kansas City Chiefs Defense had the highest point total to date for all defenses.
  • Jordy Nelson ranked 10th in the league in scoring with 28.10 points against a projected 17.30 and has now overachieved in every game this season.
  • Devonta Freeman does not believe in running back by committee. He had the best RB score of the week and the third-highest RB score in the league this season with 31.70 points.
  • Friar Tucks won even with Delanie Walker in the starting lineup, who didn't score any points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Funny, the Hall provides articles you could have studied. But instead you watched Favre $ Footlong cry trying.
  • Picked up Terrelle Pryor Sr. but left him on the bench, where he scored the fourth-most points in the league and beat his projected point total by 132.7%, the seventh-highest percentage in the league.
  • Julius Thomas was last in the matchup in scoring with 3.30 points.
  • At the DEF position, Favre $ Footlong got outscored 35.00 - 8.00 by Friar Tucks.
  • Philip Rivers did not meet his 18.88-point projection this week, the second time that's happened this season. His 11.40 points were also a season-low.

What If

  • If Friar Tucks played Favre $ Footlong every week, they would be 1-2 this season.
  • Friar Tucks would've been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
  • Friar Tucks would be 0-2 if they played the same schedule as Favre $ Footlong.
  • If Friar Tucks had played every team in the league each week, they would be 14-19.
  • Besides Friar Tucks, Favre $ Footlong would have been defeated by six other teams this week.
  • Timing really is everything. Friar Tucks would have lost to Favre $ Footlong 116.60 - 106.16 had they played each other last week.
  • Favre $ Footlong would be 1-1 if they played the same schedule as Friar Tucks.
  • Favre $ Footlong would be 20-13 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Three of the starters for Friar Tucks scored higher than the leading scorer for Favre $ Footlong.
  • Did Favre $ Footlong pay admission to see the greatest show on turf? Friar Tucks had a league-high for the week with 142.86 points, which is the fifth-highest score in the league this season.
  • Don't you hate that person that always has to one-up everybody? Favre $ Footlong scored 112.80 points and lost. It is the seventh-highest losing score in the league this season.
  • Favre $ Footlong got a combined 51.20 points from their RBs, the highest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
  • Favre $ Footlong remains winless in upset games this season, falling to 0-2.
  • The margin of victory of 30.06 points was the second-highest margin in the league this week.
  • Even in the loss, the 26.10 points scored by David Johnson was the fifth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
  • Favre $ Footlong could not pull out the win, but Christine Michael did perform well with the seventh-best RB score in the league this week, scoring 25.10 points.
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