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Brain Damage Pulls Out Tense Stunner over Jeff's Little Heros, Moves Up to 10th Place

Week 5

  • Brain Damage
  • 123.36 pts, 2-3
  • Weekly Grade
  • Jeff's Little Heros
  • 119.56 pts, 2-3
  • Weekly Grade

Down by 29.46 points on Monday night, Brain Damage put up 36.26 to pull off an upset of Jeff's Little Heros 123.36 to 119.56. They got a team-leading 20.90 points from Mike Evans. It could have gone either way, and the 3.80-point margin of victory was the second-smallest recorded in the league this season. Jeff's Little Heros was led by the tag team of Carlos Hyde, with 23.40 points, and Todd Gurley, who scored 17.80. The outcome could have been worse, Brain Damage had a starter score zero points (Derrick Johnson). Brain Damage (2-3, 598.60 points) inches up to 10th place and Jeff's Little Heros (2-3, 610.32 points) drops to ninth place.

Top Players

    • Carlos Hyde
    • 23.40
    • Mike Evans
    • 20.90
    • Todd Gurley
    • 17.80
    • Delanie Walker
    • 17.60

Smooth Moves by Brain Damage

  • The Toyota Hall of Fame would have its eyes on you for this week's win. But the Toyota Hall of Fame doesn't have eyes. Obviously.
  • The Buffalo Bills Defense was the highest-scoring DEF in the league this week with 17.00 points.
  • Took the Los Angeles Rams Defense out of the starting lineup, which scored 4.00 points on the bench, fewer than the starting DEF.
  • Benched Eli Manning, who had the lowest QB score on the team with 10.06 points.
  • Took Jack Doyle out of the starting lineup, who scored 2.80 points on the bench, fewer than the starting TE.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Somehow, all of your players had two bye weeks this week. The Toyota Hall of Fame calls that a bye bye week. Yes, it's a bad joke, but it's still better than your score.
  • Could have started the Philadephia Eagles Defense, which underachieved, but still outscored the starting DEF with 6.00 against a projected 7.55.
  • Picked up Cory James, who scored only 14.8% of his scoring projection, the lowest percentage on the team.
  • All that glitters is not gold. Picked up Kiko Alonso, who scored 10.50 points against his projected 15.77.
  • Jeff's Little Heros had 9 of their 11 starters score less than their projected points.

What If

  • If Brain Damage played Jeff's Little Heros every week, they'd be 2-3 this season.
  • Brain Damage would have beaten four other teams besides Jeff's Little Heros this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Jeff's Little Heros, Brain Damage would be 2-2.
  • If Brain Damage had played every team in the league each week, they would be 20-35.
  • Besides Brain Damage, Jeff's Little Heros 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, Brain Damage would have lost to Jeff's Little Heros 115.18 - 76.24.
  • Jeff's Little Heros would be 0-4 if they played the same schedule as Brain Damage.
  • Jeff's Little Heros would be 18-37 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • A silver lining in the loss: Jeff's Little Heros had their highest losing score of the season with 119.56 points.
  • The margin of victory for the matchup ended up being the smallest in the league this week at 3.80 points.
  • The RBs on Brain Damage collectively had their worst week of the season with only 9.20 points.
  • With a combined 46.80 points from their RBs, Jeff's Little Heros got their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
  • Although Brain Damage won, it was no thanks to Matt Forte, who scored 8.00 points and has now scored below his projection in three straight weeks.
  • Jeff's Little Heros falls to 1-1 in close games this season.
  • Brain Damage underachieved in the win, improving to 1-2 when failing to reach their projected points this season, while Jeff's Little Heros falls to 1-3 when scoring below their projected points.
  • Hey, a win's a win. The 123.36 points scored by Brain Damage was the lowest winning score in the league this week.
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