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Illini Hoosier Embarrasses Team D, Takes Top Spot in League

Week 9

  • Illini Hoosier
  • 195 pts, 7-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • Team D
  • 72 pts, 1-7-1
  • Weekly Grade

Illini Hoosier (7-2, 1,409 points) takes control of the top spot in the league after drubbing Team D (10th place, 1-7-1, 1,004 points) 195 to 72. They also recorded the second-highest point total this season. This is the kind of victory the grandchildren will hear about. The 123-point margin of victory was the highest recorded in the league this season. Team D, coming off a 121 to 99 loss against Mr Peanutbutter, saw their scoring shrink this week. The buck stops with Team D following this setback, as they had two starters score zero points (Brock Osweiler and Mike Nugent).

Top Players

    • Mike Evans
    • 38
    • Latavius Murray
    • 31
    • Dak Prescott
    • 29
    • Jason Witten
    • 27

Smooth Moves by Illini Hoosier

  • Even if you cried trying to win, you still won. And the Toyota Hall of Fame is proud of Illini Hoosier either way.
  • Latavius Murray didn't have the best score of the week, but there ain't no shame in his game. He had 31 points, the second-highest RB score of the week and the ninth-highest RB score in the league this season.
  • Mike Evans had the ninth-most points in the league this season with 38, leading the league in points for the week.
  • Is this your audition for head talent scout of a pro team? Picked up Jason Witten, who beat his scoring projection by 175.5%, the third-highest percentage in the league.
  • Put WR Marvin Jones Jr. on the bench, where he scored 1 point, fewer than any WR in the starting lineup.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • It's okay to regret not taking a sick day to study the Toyota Hall of Fame's articles. But it's not okay to do it again.
  • Did not start Jameis Winston, who led the team in scoring with 27 points.
  • Travis Benjamin was last in the matchup in scoring and achieved only 8.9% of his projected point total, his lowest percentage of the season.
  • With 12 points against a projected 19.50, Carson Wentz did not meet his projection for the fifth straight game.
  • The RBs on Team D let them down, getting outgunned by the RBs on Illini Hoosier 52 - 18.

What If

  • If Illini Hoosier played Team D every week, they'd be 8-1 this year.
  • Illini Hoosier would've been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Illini Hoosier would have defeated Team D 169 - 99.
  • If they played the same schedule as Team D, Illini Hoosier would be 6-2.
  • Illini Hoosier would be 59-21-1 if they played every team every week.
  • Team D would have lost to every other team in the league this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Illini Hoosier, Team D would be 0-8.
  • Team D would be 18-62-1 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Four of the seven losses for Team D this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • The margin of victory of 123 points set the record as the biggest in the league this season.
  • This matchup featured both the highest-scoring team and the lowest-scoring team in the league this week.
  • Six of the starters for Illini Hoosier scored higher than the leading scorer for Team D.
  • How nice of you to offer a free win! This was the second time this season that Team D lost by the biggest margin of the week.
  • Team D was last in the league in scoring and had their lowest score of the season with 72 points.
  • Illini Hoosier topped their point expectations for the third week in a row. They have now overperformed versus projections for the sixth time.
  • Team D got their lowest combined scoring output from the QB position this season with only 12 points this week.
Illini Hoosier
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