Read Option Punting Beats HiVeloctyLoAmplitude for Sixth Straight Win

Week 9

  • Read Option Punting
  • 104.16 pts, 8-1
  • Weekly Grade
  • HiVeloctyLoAmplitude
  • 94.48 pts, 4-5
  • Weekly Grade

Read Option Punting has been hot lately, earning their sixth win in as many matchups when they beat HiVeloctyLoAmplitude 104.16 to 94.48. They got a lift from Dak Prescott, who led the team with 26.66 points and DeAndre Hopkins who had 17.60. AC/DC once said: "It's a long way to the top if you want to rock and roll." However, in relatively short time, Read Option Punting has rocked and rolled to claim the top spot in the league. When their streak started in Week 4, they were in just fifth place. If HiVeloctyLoAmplitude didn't have both Blair Walsh and the Buffalo Bills Defense put up zeros, the outcome could have gone the other way. HiVeloctyLoAmplitude falls to 10th place with a 4-5 record. Did Tim Tebow give a locker room speech? Read Option Punting hasn't lost since Week 3.

Top Players

    • Dak Prescott
    • 26.66
    • Matt Forte
    • 23.60
    • DeAndre Hopkins
    • 17.60
    • Evan Engram
    • 15.00

Smooth Moves by Read Option Punting

  • A win like that is a great first step, Read Option Punting. A baby step toward the ultimate achievement: becoming a Toyota Hall of Famer.
  • We won't judge you if you want to bow to Dak Prescott. He ranked fifth in the league in scoring with 26.66 points.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just DeAndre Hopkins posterizing opponents. He had the fifth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 17.60 points.
  • With 10.20 points, Vernon Davis ranked fifth in the league this week in scoring among TEs.
  • Jay Ajayi had a season-high 13.70 points and beat his projected point total by 117.5%, the ninth-highest percentage in the league.

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.
  • 2 of the 9 starters scored zero points for HiVeloctyLoAmplitude.
  • It's tough to win when your team leader gets embarrassed like this. At the QB position, HiVeloctyLoAmplitude got outscored 26.66 - 3.48 by Read Option Punting.
  • HiVeloctyLoAmplitude had 5 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.
  • Jameis Winston fell short of his scoring projection with 3.48 points, just 21.2% of his projected 16.45.

What If

  • If Read Option Punting played HiVeloctyLoAmplitude every week, they'd be 8-1 this season.
  • Read Option Punting would have beaten four other teams besides HiVeloctyLoAmplitude this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Read Option Punting would have defeated HiVeloctyLoAmplitude 129.32 - 82.60 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as HiVeloctyLoAmplitude, Read Option Punting would be 6-2.
  • If Read Option Punting had played every team in the league each week, they would be 66-33.
  • Besides Read Option Punting, HiVeloctyLoAmplitude would have been defeated by six other teams this week.
  • HiVeloctyLoAmplitude would be 5-3 if they played the same schedule as Read Option Punting.
  • If they played every team every week, HiVeloctyLoAmplitude would be 41-58.

Game Notes

  • Read Option Punting has won six straight games, the longest current winning streak in the league.
  • The margin of victory of 9.68 points was the smallest in the league this week.
  • Michael Thomas did little to help Read Option Punting, underperforming versus projections for the fourth straight game with 10.50 points against a projected 14.10.
  • The drafted players on Read Option Punting put up 83.5% of the team's points this week.
  • Read Option Punting outdid their projection in the win, while HiVeloctyLoAmplitude came in under their point expectation. Read Option Punting is now 5-0 when overachieving, while HiVeloctyLoAmplitude falls to 3-4 when failing to reach their projection.
  • Read Option Punting is at the top of the standings. This is the fourth week this season that they have been in first place.
  • Hey, a win's a win. The 104.16 points scored by Read Option Punting was the lowest winning score in the league this week.
  • Matt Forte played well in the loss, ranking ninth in the league in scoring and beating his scoring projection by a league-leading 204.9%.
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