sharks Steals One from Alex, Drops Them into Seventh Place

Week 5

  • sharks
  • 154.14 pts, 2-3
  • Weekly Grade
  • Alex
  • 110.82 pts, 2-3
  • Weekly Grade

Facing a 17.02-point deficit on Sunday night, sharks scored 64.34 and beat Alex 154.14 to 110.82. They also claimed the highest score they've earned all season. Alex failed to live up to expectations and scored only 75.2% of a projected 147.44, while sharks put up 4.6% more points than projected (147.30). Antonio Brown led Alex with 25.70 points while Adam Vinatieri racked up 18.00. Alex (2-3, 636.68 points) sinks into seventh place and sharks (2-3, 631.90 points) remains mired in last place.

Top Players

    • Deshaun Watson
    • 47.54
    • Antonio Brown
    • 25.70
    • Chris Hogan
    • 21.40
    • Los Angeles Rams Defense
    • 19.00

Smooth Moves by sharks

  • A win like that is a great first step, sharks. A baby step toward the ultimate achievement: becoming a Toyota Hall of Famer.
  • Picked up Deshaun Watson, who tallied 47.54 points, the highest of any player on sharks this season.
  • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Chris Hogan have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked eighth in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 21.40 points.
  • With 16.80 points, Tyreek Hill ranked 10th in the league in scoring among WRs this week.
  • With 14.80 points, Christian McCaffrey ranked eighth in scoring among all RBs in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Loss is a four-letter word to Toyota Hall of Famers. And win is a three-letter word. Hall of Famers are great at Fantasy Football AND counting.
  • Eric Ebron was last in the matchup in scoring with 1.60 points against a projected 9.31 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • Alex needed more points from the QB position, where sharks beat them 47.54 - 16.62.
  • Who needs offense when the defense is so dominant!? Alex got outscored 19.00 - 4.00 by sharks at the DEF position.
  • Carlos Hyde had two season-lows this week. He scored a season-low 2.80 points and recorded only 19.6% of his 14.25-point projection.

What If

  • If sharks played Alex every week, they'd be 2-3 this year.
  • sharks would have beaten three other teams besides Alex this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Alex, sharks would be 1-3.
  • If sharks had played every team in the league each week, they would be 12-23.
  • Besides sharks, Alex would have been defeated by five other teams this week.
  • Timing really is everything. sharks would have lost to Alex 105.58 - 92.58 had they played each other last week.
  • Alex would be 0-4 if they played the same schedule as sharks.
  • If they played every team every week, Alex would be 14-21.

Game Notes

  • In the loss, Alex had their highest losing score of the season with 110.82 points.
  • Mike Evans had a season-low 9.90 points against a projected 19.65 in the win and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • Despite being on the winning team, Martellus Bennett scored 8.30 points against a projected 12.40 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
  • sharks had their highest score of the season with 154.14 points.
  • The win by sharks snapped a three-game losing streak.
  • The margin of victory of 43.32 points was the biggest of the season for sharks and eighth-largest in the league this season.
  • Adam Vinatieri scored 18.00 points, the second-highest K score in the league this season, but it was not enough to tip the scales in favor of Alex.
  • sharks overachieved in the win, improving to 1-0 when beating their projected points this season, while Alex falls to 1-3 when scoring below their projected points.
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