Bill Tucker's Team Picks Up Victory over Wild Horses to Move into Seventh Place

Week 5

  • Bill Tucker's Team
  • 90.99 pts, 3-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • Wild Horses
  • 76.02 pts, 1-4
  • Weekly Grade

Just like Batman and Robin, The Philadephia Eagles Defense and Tyreek Hill were a deadly combo for Bill Tucker's Team, leading the way to a 90.99 to 76.02 victory over Wild Horses. They put up 26.00 and 18.55 points, respectively. Both teams fell short of their projections by quite a bit, but Bill Tucker's Team picked up the win with 79.3% of their projected 114.78 points. Like the airspeed of a coconut-laden European swallow, the score for Wild Horses went way down sharply from last week's 164.20 to 129.94 win against DisasterReliefNeeded. When assigning blame following this loss, Wild Horses can look in the mirror. They started a player with zero points (Evan Engram). Bill Tucker's Team (3-2, 509.42 points) climbs into seventh place and Wild Horses (1-4, 475.78 points) stays down in 11th place.

Top Players

    • Philadephia Eagles Defense
    • 26.00
    • Tyreek Hill
    • 18.55
    • Carson Palmer
    • 17.64
    • Kelvin Benjamin
    • 13.80

Smooth Moves by Bill Tucker's Team

  • A win like that must feel great, Bill Tucker's Team. Know what feels better? Getting in the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • Picked up the Philadephia Eagles Defense, which led the team in scoring with 26.00 points.
  • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Tyreek Hill have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked 10th in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 18.55 points.
  • Apparently playing within themselves was good enough. Bill Tucker's Team won despite having only 4 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.
  • Take that, you RB-loving traditionalists! Bill Tucker's Team won even though both of their RBs scored below their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • It's OK, Wild Horses. Losing happens. Not necessarily to Toyota Hall of Famers, but to other folks, sure.
  • This is one of those mistakes that you continuously think about for ten years. Did not start Dak Prescott, who scored 35.74 points to rank fifth in the league in scoring.
  • Wild Horses had 7 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.
  • Who needs offense when the defense is so dominant!? Wild Horses got outscored 26.00 - 9.00 by Bill Tucker's Team at the DEF position.
  • Evan Engram did not score, with 0 points against a projected 8.60.

What If

  • If Bill Tucker's Team played Wild Horses every week, they would be 3-2 this season.
  • Bill Tucker's Team would have beaten only two other teams besides Wild Horses this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Wild Horses, Bill Tucker's Team would be 1-3.
  • If Bill Tucker's Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 20-35.
  • Wild Horses would have lost to nine other teams besides Bill Tucker's Team this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Bill Tucker's Team would have lost to Wild Horses 164.20 - 96.84.
  • Wild Horses would be 1-3 if they played the same schedule as Bill Tucker's Team.
  • If they played every team every week, Wild Horses would be 14-41.

Game Notes

  • The top players for Bill Tucker's Team were elite in the matchup, as three of their starters outperformed the leading scorer for Wild Horses.
  • Bill Tucker's Team scored 90.99 points against a projected 114.78 and has underachieved for four straight weeks.
  • Bill Tucker's Team put up their smallest winning point total of the year.
  • The 14.97-point win by Bill Tucker's Team beat the 7.47-point spread.
  • Amari Cooper scored 1.30 points against a projected 12.01 in the win and has now scored below his projection in every game this season.
  • Despite being on the winning team, Martellus Bennett scored 6.80 points against a projected 9.93 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
  • The RBs on Bill Tucker's Team collectively had their worst week of the season with only 10.60 points.
  • Bill Tucker's Team won despite failing to reach their projected point total, improving to 2-2 when doing so. Wild Horses also failed to reach their point expectation and falls to 0-4 in such games.
Bill Tucker's Team
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