iLoveGambling Put the Stamp on Read Option Punting

Week 3

  • iLoveGambling
  • 115.5 pts, 2-1
  • Weekly Grade
  • Read Option Punting
  • 91.12 pts, 2-1
  • Weekly Grade

Jordan Howard put up 28.90 points, an improvement on the projected 10.73, as iLoveGambling beat Read Option Punting 115.50 to 91.12. Read Option Punting failed to live up to expectations and scored only 85.6% of a projected 106.44, while iLoveGambling scored 6.8% more points than projected (108.15). Dak Prescott led Read Option Punting with 22.92 points while Michael Thomas brought in 18.20. iLoveGambling (2-1, 288.34 points) climbs into sixth place and Read Option Punting (2-1, 299.96 points) drops to fifth place.

Top Players

    • Jordan Howard
    • 28.90
    • Odell Beckham Jr.
    • 24.40
    • Dak Prescott
    • 22.92
    • Marcus Mariota
    • 19.70

Smooth Moves by iLoveGambling

  • Winning feels great all week long. Becoming a member of the Toyota Hall of Fame feels great the rest of your life.
  • The second-highest RB score of the week and the third-highest RB score of the season came from Jordan Howard, who scored 28.90 points.
  • Odell Beckham Jr. was uncoverable, scoring the sixth-most points by a WR this week with 24.40 points. It also ranks as the seventh-greatest game by a WR this season.
  • In scoring 19.70 points, Marcus Mariota put up his largest point total of the year.
  • Christian McCaffrey scored a season-high 16.20 points and beat his scoring projection by a season-high 30.5%.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • After any loss, it's good to reflect on the choices you've made. One you'll never regret is being a Toyota Hall of Famer.
  • Did not start Mark Ingram, who underachieved but still scored more than any RB on the team with 9.60 points against a projected 10.22.
  • Jay Ajayi did not meet his 14.74-point projection this week, the second time that's happened this season. His 3.50 points were also a season-low.
  • Of the 9 starters on Read Option Punting, 6 underperformed versus their projections.
  • With 4.00 points, the Los Angeles Rams Defense scored only 51.1% of their 7.83 projected point total.

What If

  • If iLoveGambling played Read Option Punting every week, they'd be 1-2 this season.
  • Besides Read Option Punting, iLoveGambling would have defeated eight other teams this week.
  • iLoveGambling would be 1-1 if they played the same schedule as Read Option Punting.
  • iLoveGambling would be 18-15 if they played every team every week.
  • Read Option Punting would have lost to six other teams besides iLoveGambling this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, iLoveGambling would have lost to Read Option Punting 99.52 - 91.90.
  • Read Option Punting would be 1-1 if they played the same schedule as iLoveGambling.
  • Read Option Punting would be 20-13 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Despite being on the winning team, Terrelle Pryor Sr. had a season-low 2.90 points against a projected 12.68 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
  • Don't you hate that guy that always has to one-up everybody? Read Option Punting scored 91.12 points and lost. It is the sixth-highest losing score in the league this season.
  • The 24.38-point win by iLoveGambling beat the 1.71-point spread.
  • iLoveGambling had their highest score of the season and the sixth-highest in the league this season with 115.50 points.
  • iLoveGambling beat Read Option Punting at the top, with two of their starters outscoring the leading point-getter for Read Option Punting.
  • Maybe pop in the tape of the best game of the season to feel better. C.J. Anderson had a season-low 5.30 points in the win against a projected 11.95 and scored below his projection for the second time this season.
  • iLoveGambling got the win despite Delanie Walker having a season-low 5.10 points and falling short of his projection for the first time this season.
  • iLoveGambling got 50.40 points from their RBs, the second-highest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
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