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Miller Dollar Baby Gets Victory Against GurleyMan

Week 3

  • Miller Dollar Baby
  • 137.36 pts, 2-1
  • Weekly Grade
  • GurleyMan
  • 111.18 pts, 2-1
  • Weekly Grade

Miller Dollar Baby has probably been eagerly awaiting all the good news that's coming to them in this recap after they scored the second-highest point total this season and took down GurleyMan 137.36 to 111.18. Each side hit their projections, but Miller Dollar Baby put up 32.7% more points than projected (103.54) to earn the win. For GurleyMan, David Johnson and Mark Ingram played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 23.10 and 18.70 points, respectively. Miller Dollar Baby (2-1, 325.38 points) climbs into fourth place while GurleyMan (2-1, 328.28 points) drops to third place.

Top Players

    • Kansas City Chiefs Defense
    • 35.00
    • Marvin Jones Jr.
    • 32.50
    • Ryan Tannehill
    • 26.96
    • David Johnson
    • 23.10

Smooth Moves by Miller Dollar Baby

  • Even if you cried trying to win, you still won. And the Toyota Hall of Fame is proud of Miller Dollar Baby either way.
  • Miller Dollar Baby got their highest point total by a player this season from the Kansas City Chiefs Defense, which had 35.00 points.
  • Hey, what flavor chip is that on your shoulder? Ryan Tannehill played with a vengeance this week after being picked up, posting the seventh-highest total in the league this week with 26.96 points.
  • Marvin Jones Jr. seemed to take offense to this week's projected points. He ranked fifth in the league in scoring and beat his scoring projection by 194.9%, the sixth-highest percentage in the league.
  • Apparently playing within themselves was good enough. Miller Dollar Baby won despite having only 3 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Don't worry, GurleyMan, the Toyota Hall of Fame says losing isn't contagious. But it is embarrassing. And you should be embarrassed.
  • Did not start the Buffalo Bills Defense, which scored 22.00 points, surpassing their projected points by 287.3%, the third-highest percentage in the league.
  • Should have started Philip Rivers, who underachieved, but still outscored the starting QB with 11.40 against a projected 22.33.
  • Who needs offense when the defense is so dominant!? GurleyMan got outscored 35.00 - 8.00 by Miller Dollar Baby at the DEF position.
  • GurleyMan needed more points from the QB position, where Miller Dollar Baby beat them 26.96 - 7.48.

What If

  • If Miller Dollar Baby played GurleyMan every week, they'd be 1-2 this year.
  • Besides GurleyMan, Miller Dollar Baby would have defeated seven other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as GurleyMan, Miller Dollar Baby would be 1-1.
  • Miller Dollar Baby would be 12-15 if they played every team every week.
  • GurleyMan would have lost to three other teams besides Miller Dollar Baby this week.
  • Timing really is everything. Miller Dollar Baby would have lost to GurleyMan 105.36 - 89.18 had they played each other last week.
  • GurleyMan would be 1-1 if they played the same schedule as Miller Dollar Baby.
  • GurleyMan would be 18-9 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • The top players for Miller Dollar Baby were elite in the matchup, as three of their starters outperformed the leading scorer for GurleyMan.
  • Jason Witten had a season-low 2.50 points against a projected 6.96 in the win and has now scored below his projection in every game this season.
  • GurleyMan scored 111.18 points and lost. It is the highest losing score in the league this season.
  • The 137.36 points scored by Miller Dollar Baby is their highest score of the season and the second-highest in the league this season.
  • Remember when they needed to remind Forrest Gump to STOP? Well, they may need to remind this group of runnings backs to GO. With 21.20 points, Miller Dollar Baby got the lowest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
  • With a margin of victory of 26.18 points, Miller Dollar Baby had the second-highest margin in the league this week.
  • GurleyMan could not pull out the win, but David Johnson did perform well with the fifth-best RB score in the league this week, scoring 23.10 points.
  • Allen Robinson was on the losing team, but still had the eighth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 17.70 points.
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