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Brain Damage Delivers Unexpected Beatdown to Seattle Trenchers, Claims Sixth Place

Week 9

  • Brain Damage
  • 151.94 pts, 5-4
  • Weekly Grade
  • Seattle Trenchers
  • 105.5 pts, 5-4
  • Weekly Grade

Brain Damage, with "Eye of the Tiger" playing in the background, put up the highest point total they've scored this season and laid waste to Seattle Trenchers 151.94 to 105.50, overcoming a 26.14-point spread. With this loss, Seattle Trenchers scored 70.0% of their projected points, and has now failed to meet projections for three weeks running. For Seattle Trenchers, Golden Tate and Adam Humphries played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 25.00 and 15.60 points, respectively. The gap could have been wider, Brain Damage had two starters score zero points. Brain Damage (5-4, 1,166.22 points) climbs into sixth place and Seattle Trenchers (5-4, 1,159.54 points) drops to seventh place.

Top Players

    • Mike Evans
    • 38.00
    • Golden Tate
    • 25.00
    • Jameis Winston
    • 21.84
    • Odell Beckham Jr.
    • 21.60

Smooth Moves by Brain Damage

  • If this were a dream sequence, you'd hear a deep voice announce, "Brain Damage, the Toyota Hall of Famer." But it's not.
  • Mike Evans put on one of the season's standout performances with 38.00 points this week. It was the week's highest point total, as well as the fifth-most points scored this season.
  • Benched the Buffalo Bills Defense, which had the lowest DEF score on the team with 5.00 points.
  • Sat TE Jack Doyle on the bench, where he had the lowest TE score on the team with 11.10 points.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Odell Beckham Jr. posterizing opponents. He had the 10th-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 21.60 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Sometimes 105.50 is enough. Unfortunately, the Toyota Hall of Fame has confirmed this time it's a smaller number than 151.94.
  • Dan Bailey, who Seattle Trenchers picked up this week, scored below his 10.53-point projection with 5.00 points.
  • 10 of the starters on Seattle Trenchers underperformed versus their projections.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for Alec Ogletree during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in six straight games after scoring 8.00 points against a projected 14.73 this week.
  • It was not a good week for Seattle Trenchers at TE, where they were beaten 15.20 - 7.20.

What If

  • If Brain Damage played Seattle Trenchers every week, they would be 4-5 this season.
  • Brain Damage would have beaten eight other teams besides Seattle Trenchers this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Brain Damage would have defeated Seattle Trenchers 127.60 - 113.58.
  • If they played the same schedule as Seattle Trenchers, Brain Damage would be 4-4.
  • If Brain Damage had played every team in the league each week, they would be 50-49.
  • Besides Brain Damage, Seattle Trenchers would have been defeated by seven other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Brain Damage, Seattle Trenchers would be 2-6.
  • If they played every team every week, Seattle Trenchers would be 49-50.

Game Notes

  • The tragedy of being an underachiever is that Seattle Trenchers knows what they should be, but reality keeps telling them that they're wrong. They scored 105.50 points against a projected 150.61 and underachieved for the sixth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row.
  • Brain Damage had their largest margin of victory so far this year at 46.44 points.
  • With 151.94 points, Brain Damage had their highest score so far this season.
  • Although Brain Damage won, it was no thanks to Reggie Nelson, who scored 5.00 points and has now scored below his projection in four straight weeks.
  • With 77.20 points, Brain Damage got the highest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • Brain Damage improves to 2-0 and remains undefeated in upset games this season.
  • It was quite a beating for Seattle Trenchers, who now is 2-1 in blowouts this year.
  • The draft continues to pay off for Brain Damage, which got 80.5% of their points from players they drafted.
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