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RobertSniffin'DaTurd Picks Up Victory over Born to Lose to Grab Fourth Place

Week 6

  • RobertSniffin'DaTurd
  • 126.6 pts, 4-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • Born to Lose
  • 95.14 pts, 1-5
  • Weekly Grade

RobertSniffin'DaTurd took advantage of the second-highest player point total of the week from David Johnson (34.80) to get the win over Born to Lose 126.60 to 95.14. Each team fell short of hitting their projections, but RobertSniffin'DaTurd managed to score 98.2% of a projected 128.90 points for the win. Le'Veon Bell led Born to Lose with 18.80 points while Blake Bortles racked up 11.94. RobertSniffin'DaTurd (4-2, 799.24 points) climbs into fourth place while Born to Lose (1-5, 687.28 points) sinks into the cellar.

Top Players

    • David Johnson
    • 34.80
    • Le'Veon Bell
    • 18.80
    • Kelvin Benjamin
    • 16.60
    • Blake Bortles
    • 11.94

Smooth Moves by RobertSniffin'DaTurd

  • If this were a dream sequence, you'd hear a deep voice announce, "RobertSniffin'DaTurd, the Toyota Hall of Famer." But it's not.
  • Just call him Fred Flintstone, because he was toting the rock all day long. David Johnson had 34.80 points, the highest RB score of the week and the second-highest RB score in the league this season.
  • Preston Brown has now overachieved in three straight games after scoring 7.50 points against a projected 5.16.
  • By scoring 11.80 points, Frank Gore beat his 9.65 projected points by 22.3%.
  • Did you use any black magic this week? RobertSniffin'DaTurd was still able to pull out a win with only 5 of their 11 starters exceeding their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Next week, be sure to ask RobertSniffin'DaTurd where official Toyota Hall of Fame articles are kept.
  • Could've started Brian Hoyer, who underachieved, but still had more points than the starting QB with 12.08 against a projected 16.98.
  • Acquired and started Chris Hogan, who then finished last on the team in scoring with 4.90 points.
  • Got beat by RobertSniffin'DaTurd even though they had their lowest-scoring week of the season.
  • 9 of the starters on Born to Lose underperformed versus their projections.

What If

  • RobertSniffin'DaTurd would be 6-0 if they played Born to Lose every week.
  • RobertSniffin'DaTurd would have beaten five other teams besides Born to Lose this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, RobertSniffin'DaTurd would have defeated Born to Lose 129.98 - 91.14.
  • RobertSniffin'DaTurd would be 1-4 if they played the same schedule as Born to Lose.
  • RobertSniffin'DaTurd would be 40-26 if they played every team every week.
  • Born to Lose would have lost to nine other teams besides RobertSniffin'DaTurd this week.
  • Born to Lose would be 1-4 if they played the same schedule as RobertSniffin'DaTurd.
  • Born to Lose would be 19-47 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Jordan Poyer had a season-low 3.00 points against a projected 7.60 in the win and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • This must be how Jay Leno feels with a garage full of high-performance cars. RobertSniffin'DaTurd got a combined 46.60 points from their RBs, their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
  • The margin of victory of 31.46 points was the biggest of the season for RobertSniffin'DaTurd.
  • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, DeVante Parker needs to step it up! He scored 7.80 points against a projected 12.43 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • RobertSniffin'DaTurd underachieved in the win, improving to 3-0 when failing to reach their projected points this season, while Born to Lose falls to 0-5 when scoring below their projected points.
  • With 95.14 points, Born to Lose ranked 11th in the league in scoring this week.
  • Born to Lose is in last place in the standings, the fourth week that they have found themselves there this season.
  • RobertSniffin'DaTurd won without much help from Russell Wilson, who had season lows in both points scored and in scoring only 57.9% of his projected point total.
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