Black Mages Rallies Late to Beat Field Goal Fireballs, Knocks Them Back into Sixth Place

Week 10

  • Black Mages
  • 110.28 pts, 5-5
  • Weekly Grade
  • Field Goal Fireballs
  • 93.74 pts, 5-5
  • Weekly Grade

Black Mages got 29.58 points from Kirk Cousins and 18.50 from Christian McCaffrey to beat Field Goal Fireballs 110.28 to 93.74. Black Mages came into the Monday night game facing a 1.96-point deficit, but scored 18.50 for the comeback. These two teams are tied for eighth place with 5-5 records, but if you want to talk points, then Field Goal Fireballs has a clear lead, 1,358.00 to 1,258.06. Each team fell short of hitting their projections, but Black Mages managed to score 88.0% of a projected 125.32 points for the win.

Top Players

    • Kirk Cousins
    • 29.58
    • Christian McCaffrey
    • 18.50
    • DeAndre Hopkins
    • 16.60
    • Marqise Lee
    • 16.50

Smooth Moves by Black Mages

  • A win like that must feel great, Black Mages. Know what feels better? Getting in the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • Kirk Cousins put up 29.58 points, which was the sixth-highest score in the league this week.
  • Picked up Marqise Lee, who beat his scoring projection by 70.6%, which led the team.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Christian McCaffrey. He had the fifth-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 18.50 points.
  • Do you put a LB or DB on him? You might have to put both on him if this continues. Austin Seferian-Jenkins scored 9.70 points to rank fifth among TEs in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • After any loss, it's good to reflect on the choices you've made. One you'll never regret is being a Toyota Hall of Famer.
  • Left Kenyan Drake on the bench, where he scored 17.20 points, exceeding his scoring projection by 106.7%, the highest percentage in the matchup.
  • Picked up Blake Bortles, who led the team in scoring with 18.32 points, but left him on the bench.
  • All that glitters is not gold. Picked up Melvin Ingram, who scored 2.00 points against his projected 6.33.
  • The 9.40 points scored by Rob Gronkowski fell short of his 13.80-point projection, the third straight game where that has happened.

What If

  • Black Mages would be 5-5 if they played Field Goal Fireballs every week.
  • Besides Field Goal Fireballs, Black Mages would have beaten only two other teams this week.
  • Black Mages would be 3-6 if they played the same schedule as Field Goal Fireballs.
  • Black Mages would be 47-63 if they played every team every week.
  • Field Goal Fireballs would have lost to every other team in the league this week.
  • Timing really is everything. Black Mages would have lost to Field Goal Fireballs 157.00 - 99.78 had they played each other last week.
  • Field Goal Fireballs would be 7-2 if they played the same schedule as Black Mages.
  • If they played every team every week, Field Goal Fireballs would be 60-50.

Game Notes

  • Black Mages won by scoring 110.28 points, their lowest winning score of the season.
  • Black Mages underachieved for the sixth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row, scoring 110.28 points against a projected 125.32 this week.
  • With 93.74 points, Field Goal Fireballs was last in the league in scoring and had their lowest score of the season.
  • Black Mages was able to win with little help from Devonta Freeman, who had a season-low 0.30 points and is on a six-week underperforming streak.
  • What good are running backs if they are running backwards instead of forwards? The 24.20 total points by the RBs on Black Mages was their smallest RB output this season.
  • Field Goal Fireballs could not extend their four-game win streak.
  • DeAndre Hopkins scored 16.60 points against a projected 11.76 in the loss and has now beaten his projection in three straight games.
  • Black Mages beat Field Goal Fireballs at the top, with two of their starters outscoring the leading point-getter for Field Goal Fireballs.
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