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Jake's Bold Team Picks Up Victory over Derek's Team

Week 3

  • Jake's Bold Team
  • 90.5 pts, 2-1
  • Weekly Grade
  • Derek's Team
  • 64.56 pts, 1-2
  • Weekly Grade

Derek's Team sputtered out of the gate and fell to Jake's Bold Team 90.50 to 64.56. Each team failed to meet expectations, but Jake's Bold Team managed to score 99.1% of a projected 91.29 points for the win. Following a 115.36 to 69.06 win against Steaffon's Team, Derek's Team saw their scoring fall off this week. Each team left something on the table as Jake's Bold Team had one starter turn in zero points and Derek's Team had three. Jake's Bold Team (2-1, 270.22 points) climbs into fifth place while Derek's Team (1-2, 246.38 points) drops to ninth place.

Top Players

    • Jeremy Hill
    • 21.70
    • Mike Evans
    • 19.20
    • Mark Ingram
    • 18.70
    • Blake Bortles
    • 14.46

Smooth Moves by Jake's Bold Team

  • Jake's Bold Team scored massive brownie points with the Toyota Hall of Fame this week. Too bad brownie points don't count as real points. Not that you need help.
  • Jeremy Hill led the matchup in scoring with 21.70 points, the fourth-highest score of any player on Jake's Bold Team this season.
  • Mike Evans scored 19.20 points, the seventh-highest WR score in the league this week.
  • With 14.00 points, Demaryius Thomas had his highest score of the season and beat his projected point total by a season-high 70.4%.
  • The Los Angeles Rams Defense scored a season-high 12.00 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • The fact that you're reading this means you have internet connection. Unfortunately, that's one less thing to blame your loss on. Don't tell the Hall.
  • Did not start Gary Barnidge, who scored 8.60 points and beat his projected point total by a team-leading 45.5%.
  • Left Kirk Cousins on the bench, where he led the team in scoring with 19.34 points.
  • Derek's Team could have used more points at WR, where Jake's Bold Team outscored them 34.80 - 3.10.
  • Derek's Team was faced with 3 starters coming up empty in points.

What If

  • If Jake's Bold Team played Derek's Team every week, they would be 2-1 this season.
  • Besides Derek's Team, Jake's Bold Team would have defeated three other teams this week.
  • Jake's Bold Team would be 1-1 if they played the same schedule as Derek's Team.
  • If Jake's Bold Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 14-13.
  • Besides Jake's Bold Team, Derek's Team would have been defeated by seven other teams this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Jake's Bold Team would have lost to Derek's Team 115.36 - 106.30.
  • If they played the same schedule as Jake's Bold Team, Derek's Team would be 1-1.
  • Derek's Team would be 9-18 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Despite being on the winning team, Jordan Reed had a season-low 5.60 points against a projected 9.57 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
  • Jake's Bold Team had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for Derek's Team.
  • With 3.10 points, Derek's Team got the lowest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • Derek's Team scored 64.56 points, ranking them ninth in the league in scoring.
  • Jake's Bold Team won while scoring the fewest total points of any winning team in the league this week.
  • Maybe pop in the tape of the best game of the season to feel better. Julio Jones had a season-low 1.60 points in the win against a projected 15.34 and scored below his projection for the second time this season.
  • The win by Jake's Bold Team was achieved despite having Philip Rivers put up a season-low 11.40 points, and underachieve for the second time this season.
  • Jake's Bold Team got the win despite Graham Gano having a season-low 5.00 points and falling short of his projection for the second time this season.
Jake's Bold Team
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Fantasy MasterpiecesWeek 3

Eric Metcalf Cle - RB/WR 1992 vs. LA Raiders 5 Catches, 177 yards, 3 TD catches, 10 rushing yards, 1 TD rush A dynamic, versatile threat who ranks top 15 in the NFL in career all-purpose yardage, Metcalf put his vast talents on display in this Week 3 contest against the Raiders, in which he nabbed five passes (for 177 yards), three of which he delivered into the end zone.

He also cashed in a rushing carry for a score, giving him four touchdowns on the afternoon. In the 13 games that would follow in that ’92 campaign, Metcalf would only hit pay dirt a total of three more times.
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