Read Option Punting Wins Stunner Against V Gap for Fifth Straight Win

Week 8

  • Read Option Punting
  • 129.32 pts, 7-1
  • Weekly Grade
  • V Gap
  • 107.82 pts, 5-3
  • Weekly Grade

Read Option Punting, with "Eye of the Tiger" playing in the background, recorded the second-highest score of the week and beat V Gap 129.32 to 107.82, overcoming a 12.61-point spread. Read Option Punting has become a very tough matchup after winning their last five. Harrison Butker led V Gap with 21.00 points while the Philadephia Eagles Defense brought in 18.00. Read Option Punting (7-1, 866.52 points) remains in first place and V Gap (5-3, 878.30 points) stays in second place.

Top Players

    • DeAndre Hopkins
    • 32.40
    • Baltimore Ravens Defense
    • 29.00
    • Harrison Butker
    • 21.00
    • Adam Thielen
    • 18.30

Smooth Moves by Read Option Punting

  • Read Option Punting is a winning name, which might be why you just won. Next step is figuring out if Read Option Punting is a Toyota Hall of Fame name.
  • By the beard of Zeus, that's a lot of points for a defense. With 29.00 points, the Baltimore Ravens Defense had the highest point total to date for all defenses.
  • With 32.40 points, DeAndre Hopkins had the highest WR score of the week and the third-highest WR score in the league this season.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Adam Thielen posterizing opponents. He had the fourth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 18.30 points.
  • Mark Ingram scored 14.90 points, which ranked 10th out of all the 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.
  • The WRs on V Gap let them down, resulting in a 61.90 - 16.00 difference at the position.
  • Kareem Hunt had a season-low 8.30 points against a projected 17.39 and has now underachieved in five straight games.
  • You've gotta hit rock button before you can start to rise. It was a season-low 3.80 points for Tyreek Hill this week. It was also a season-low for his performance versus projections, reaching only 32.0% of a projected point total of 11.88.
  • Pierre Garcon did not meet his 10.62 projected points and has now underperformed versus projections for three straight weeks. He also scored a season-low 2.70 points.

What If

  • Read Option Punting would be 5-3 if they played V Gap every week.
  • Read Option Punting would have beaten nine other teams besides V Gap this week.
  • Read Option Punting would be 5-2 if they played the same schedule as V Gap.
  • If Read Option Punting had played every team in the league each week, they would be 61-27.
  • V Gap would have lost to four other teams besides Read Option Punting this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Read Option Punting would have lost to V Gap 134.52 - 93.16.
  • V Gap would be 5-2 if they played the same schedule as Read Option Punting.
  • V Gap would be 56-31-1 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Maybe the league is colluding against them. All three of the losses for V Gap this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • Read Option Punting got a combined 61.90 points from their WRs, the highest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this season.
  • Hey, I'm sure Read Option Punting appreciates the tough competition. In the loss, V Gap had the fourth-highest losing score in the league this season with 107.82 points.
  • Read Option Punting has won five straight games, the longest current winning streak in the league.
  • Read Option Punting had their highest score of the season and the ninth-highest in the league this season with 129.32 points.
  • Read Option Punting had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for V Gap.
  • In the loss, Harrison Butker scored 21.00 points, the second-highest K score in the league this season.
  • Read Option Punting outdid their projection in the win, while V Gap came in under their point expectation. Read Option Punting is now 4-0 when overachieving, while V Gap falls to 3-3 when failing to reach their projection.
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