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joe's Team Beats Christopher's Team, Drops Them into Third Place

Week 8

  • joe's Team
  • 96.6 pts, 4-4
  • Weekly Grade
  • Christopher's Team
  • 90.38 pts, 5-3
  • Weekly Grade

joe's Team picked up 22.80 points from Jameis Winston and 19.00 from the Carolina Panthers Defense to take down Christopher's Team 96.60 to 90.38. While joe's Team (4-4) is only a game back of Christopher's Team (5-3), it has a lot to do with luck because total points tells a different story, 871.80 to 744.12. joe's Team met expectations and scored 2.6% more than their projected 94.17 points, while Christopher's Team just fell short of hitting their projections and got 94.8% of a projected 95.30.

Top Players

    • Jameis Winston
    • 22.80
    • Carolina Panthers Defense
    • 19.00
    • Melvin Gordon
    • 18.50
    • Jordan Reed
    • 15.90

Smooth Moves by joe's Team

  • If this were a dream sequence, you'd hear a deep voice announce, "joe's Team, the Toyota Hall of Famer." But it's not.
  • Expect to see some trade offers for Jameis Winston. He ranked 10th in the league in scoring with 22.80 points.
  • Took Antonio Gates out of the starting lineup, who scored 9.30 points on the bench, fewer than the starting TE.
  • With 15.90 points, Jordan Reed ranked fourth in the league this week in scoring among TEs.
  • The Carolina Panthers Defense had a season-high 19.00 points and beat their projected point total by 117.4%, the ninth-highest percentage in the league.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Don't worry, Christopher's Team, the Toyota Hall of Fame says losing isn't contagious. But it is embarrassing. And you should be embarrassed.
  • Kept Jordan Howard on the bench, where he scored the seventh-most points in the league and beat his projected point total by 345.8%, the second-highest percentage in the league.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for Brandon Marshall during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in three straight games after scoring 6.80 points against a projected 11.07 this week.
  • This is how people lose everything in casinos. Christopher's Team thought their luck would change and went back to the well with Philip Rivers. However, he scored 13.68 points against a projected 17.48 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • The 3.10 points scored by Kyle Rudolph fell short of his 6.02-point projection, the third straight game where that has happened.

What If

  • If joe's Team played Christopher's Team every week, they'd be 3-5 this season.
  • joe's Team would have beaten three other teams besides Christopher's Team this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Christopher's Team, joe's Team would be 3-4.
  • If joe's Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 27-45.
  • Christopher's Team would have lost to seven other teams besides joe's Team this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, joe's Team would have lost to Christopher's Team 94.34 - 86.56.
  • If they played the same schedule as joe's Team, Christopher's Team would be 3-4.
  • If they played every team every week, Christopher's Team would be 37-35.

Game Notes

  • Maybe the league is colluding against them. All three of the losses for Christopher's Team this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • With 90.38 points, Christopher's Team had their lowest output of the season.
  • Frank Gore scored 12.20 points against a projected 9.16 in the loss and has now beaten his projection in three straight games.
  • Two of the starters for joe's Team scored higher than the leading scorer for Christopher's Team.
  • The best group of RBs in the league this week was on Christopher's Team, which got 45.50 points from the position.
  • joe's Team got 9.40 points from their WRs, the lowest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • The draft continues to pay off for joe's Team, which got 80.1% of their points from players they drafted.
  • joe's Team outdid their projection in the win, while Christopher's Team came in under their point expectation. joe's Team is now 2-1 when overachieving, while Christopher's Team falls to 0-2 when failing to reach their projection.
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