BUC U! Comes Back on Shut EM Down to Grab Third Place

Week 8

  • BUC U!
  • 144.04 pts, 5-3
  • Weekly Grade
  • Shut EM Down
  • 126.66 pts, 1-7
  • Weekly Grade

BUC U! got 32.50 points from Will Fuller V and 22.14 from Carson Wentz to beat Shut EM Down 144.04 to 126.66. BUC U! came into the Monday night game facing a 2.62-point deficit, but scored 20.00 for the comeback. While each team met their expectations, BUC U! put up 3.7% more than a projected 138.93 points to get the win. JuJu Smith-Schuster led Shut EM Down with 39.30 points while Mohamed Sanu brought in 19.40. BUC U! earned a sportsmanship trophy, starting Willie Snead (0 points) to prevent the result from being even worse. BUC U! (5-3, 1,137.34 points) climbs into third place and Shut EM Down (1-7, 997.08 points) stays mired in the cellar.

Top Players

    • JuJu Smith-Schuster
    • 39.30
    • Will Fuller V
    • 32.50
    • Carson Wentz
    • 22.14
    • Kansas City Chiefs Defense
    • 20.00

Smooth Moves by BUC U!

  • BUC U! is a winning name, which might be why you just won. Next step is figuring out if BUC U! is a Toyota Hall of Fame name.
  • Looks like somebody has an eye for talent. Acquired the Kansas City Chiefs Defense, which exceeded their scoring projection by 140.4%, the 10th-highest percentage in the league.
  • Will Fuller V seemed to take offense to this week's projected points. He ranked eighth in the league in scoring and beat his scoring projection by 221.1%, the fifth-highest percentage in the league.
  • A good team always has a good general and Carson Wentz proved that this week. He had the fifth-highest QB score in the league this week with 22.14 points.
  • BUC U! won even with Willie Snead in the starting lineup, who didn't score any points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Left Deshaun Watson on the bench, where he scored the second-most points in the league and beat his projected point total by 151.1%, the eighth-highest percentage in the league.
  • 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.
  • Picked up and started Wendell Smallwood, who scored a league-worst 23.8% of his projected point total for 2.40 points, the worst of the matchup.
  • It was a bad week at RB for Shut EM Down, who was outscored at the position 26.00 - 10.70 by BUC U!.
  • Who needs offense when the defense is so dominant!? Shut EM Down got outscored 20.00 - 8.00 by BUC U! at the DEF position.

What If

  • BUC U! would be 6-2 if they played Shut EM Down every week.
  • Besides Shut EM Down, BUC U! would have defeated six other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? BUC U! would have defeated Shut EM Down 161.02 - 160.64 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Shut EM Down, BUC U! would be 2-5.
  • If BUC U! had played every team in the league each week, they would be 48-24.
  • Besides BUC U!, Shut EM Down would have been defeated by seven other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as BUC U!, Shut EM Down would be 2-5.
  • Shut EM Down would be 25-47 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Six of the seven losses for Shut EM Down this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • BUC U! won but failed to cover the 22.51-point spread, winning by 17.38 points.
  • The 55.50 points by the WRs on BUC U! was the season-high for combined points from the position.
  • What good are running backs if they are running backwards instead of forwards? The 10.70 total points by the RBs on Shut EM Down was their smallest RB output this season.
  • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Keenan Allen needs to step it up! He scored 10.10 points against a projected 16.60 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in four straight games.
  • With the win, BUC U! improves to 2-1 in comeback games this season.
  • Shut EM Down remains winless in comeback games this season, falling to 0-2.
  • Both teams topped their projections, but Shut EM Down performed better versus expectations than BUC U! and still lost.
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