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Football Ronin Drops the Hammer on HallofFavre, Knocks Them Back into Eighth Place

Week 9

  • Football Ronin
  • 188 pts, 5-3-1
  • Weekly Grade
  • HallofFavre
  • 100 pts, 3-6
  • Weekly Grade

Football Ronin left it all on the field in this one and registered the fourth-highest point total this season to dismantle HallofFavre 188 to 100. There is the good, the bad, the ugly, and then there is this. The 88-point margin of victory is the third-highest in the league this season. Following a 141 to 110 win against Red Zone Roxie, HallofFavre saw their scoring shrink this week. To make matters worse, HallofFavre had several starters score zero points. HallofFavre (3-6, 1,169 points) sinks into eighth place while Football Ronin (5-3-1, 1,264 points) remains in fourth place.

Top Players

    • Melvin Gordon
    • 35
    • Marcus Mariota
    • 33
    • Aaron Rodgers
    • 32
    • Tyrod Taylor
    • 28

Smooth Moves by Football Ronin

  • Fantasy Football is a game where the high score wins. So keep doing what you have to do, the Toyota Hall of Fame will turn a blind eye.
  • One of these days the pundits will give Aaron Rodgers his due props. With 32 points against a projected 25.20, he ranked fifth in the league in scoring and has now overachieved in three straight games.
  • The 35 points scored by Melvin Gordon ranked second in the league in scoring this week and second for any player on Football Ronin this season.
  • Benched RB Ryan Mathews, who scored fewer points than any RB in the starting lineup with 8.
  • With 14 points, the San Diego Chargers Defense, which Football Ronin picked up this week, beat their 7.98-point projection by 75.4%.

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 Jimmy Graham, who ranked eighth in the league in scoring and beat his scoring projection by 172.7%, the fourth-highest percentage in the league.
  • It was a bad week at RB for HallofFavre, who was outscored at the position 56 - 10 by Football Ronin.
  • HallofFavre lost despite having only 2 of their 10 starters score less than their projected points.
  • HallofFavre was faced with 5 starters coming up empty in points.

What If

  • If Football Ronin played HallofFavre every week, they'd be 6-3 this season.
  • Besides HallofFavre, Football Ronin would have defeated seven other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as HallofFavre, Football Ronin would be 2-6.
  • Football Ronin would be 46-34-1 if they played every team every week.
  • Besides Football Ronin, HallofFavre would have been defeated by six other teams this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Football Ronin would have lost to HallofFavre 141 - 134.
  • HallofFavre would be 5-3 if they played the same schedule as Football Ronin.
  • HallofFavre would be 40-41 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Four of the six losses for HallofFavre this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
  • HallofFavre topped their point expectations for the fifth week in a row. They have now overperformed versus projections for the sixth time.
  • The WRs on Football Ronin collectively had their best week of the season with 66 points.
  • HallofFavre got a combined 61 points from their QBs, their highest combined scoring output from the QB position this season.
  • The 88-point margin of victory was the biggest of the season for Football Ronin and third-largest in the league this season.
  • Football Ronin had their highest score of the season and the fourth-highest in the league this season with 188 points.
  • HallofFavre had 100 points, their season-low.
  • HallofFavre remains winless in blowout games this season, falling to 0-3.
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