Slob on my Cobb Comes Back to Stun Jon's Man Bun, Ushers Them from First Place

Week 8

  • Slob on my Cobb
  • 154.33 pts, 4-4
  • Weekly Grade
  • Jon's Man Bun
  • 121.37 pts, 5-3
  • Weekly Grade

Slob on my Cobb (sixth place, 4-4, 1,061.20 points), like the heroes of every children's sports movie, defy expectations, believe in themselves, and kick Jon's Man Bun (5-3, 1,012.23 points) out of first place after beating them 154.33 to 121.37. Slob on my Cobb got the second-highest point total in the league this week and erased a 36.17-point deficit on Monday night. They also came into the matchup as the underdog, with a projected spread of 15.55. Jon's Man Bun failed to live up to expectations and scored only 83.6% of a projected 145.26, while Slob on my Cobb scored 19.0% more points than projected (129.71). Jon's Man Bun, coming off a 174.83 to 63.13 win against Orange Julius, saw their scoring drop off this week.

Top Players

    • Ezekiel Elliott
    • 26.40
    • Travis Kelce
    • 26.30
    • Harrison Butker
    • 21.00
    • Melvin Gordon
    • 20.90

Smooth Moves by Slob on my Cobb

  • That's one small victory for Slob on my Cobb. And one small step toward legendary status—in the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • Finders keepers, losers weepers. Picked up Harrison Butker, who beat his scoring projection by 98.1%, which was the highest percentage among the two teams.
  • Travis Kelce scored 26.30 points, the best TE score of the week and the second-highest TE score in the league this season.
  • Took Kirk Cousins out of the starting lineup, who scored 10.77 points on the bench, fewer than the starting QB.
  • Tyler Lockett, who was picked up by Slob on my Cobb, scored 17.90 points against a projected 10.31, topping his projection by 73.6%.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • When life hands you lemons, say, “What the heck? I thought this was Fantasy Football, not a lemon stand. I want wins instead.” Wisdom from the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • Should have started Ben Roethlisberger, who underachieved, but still outscored the starting QB with 14.37 against a projected 17.84.
  • With 3.80 points, Tyreek Hill had his lowest output of the season and tallied just 26.9% of his 14.13 projected points, his lowest percentage of the year.
  • It was a season-low scoring total for Drew Brees, who had 9.77 points. He had a projected total of 20.10 points and this week was the fourth straight game of underperformance versus his projection.
  • 6 of the 10 starters scored less than their projected points.

What If

  • If Slob on my Cobb played Jon's Man Bun every week, they'd be 4-4 this year.
  • Besides Jon's Man Bun, Slob on my Cobb would have defeated nine other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Jon's Man Bun, Slob on my Cobb would be 7-0.
  • Slob on my Cobb would be 59-29 if they played every team every week.
  • In addition to Slob on my Cobb, Jon's Man Bun would have lost to just three other teams this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Slob on my Cobb would have lost to Jon's Man Bun 174.83 - 96.80.
  • Jon's Man Bun would be 4-3 if they played the same schedule as Slob on my Cobb.
  • Jon's Man Bun would be 49-39 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • All three losses for Jon's Man Bun this season have been upset losses.
  • A silver lining in the loss: Jon's Man Bun had their highest losing score of the season with 121.37 points.
  • Chris Hogan did little to help Slob on my Cobb, underperforming versus projections for the third straight game with 11.00 points against a projected 14.72.
  • Slob on my Cobb improves to 2-0 and remains undefeated in upset games this season.
  • This is the biggest margin of defeat of the season for Jon's Man Bun.
  • Slob on my Cobb had the second-highest point total in the league this week.
  • Ezekiel Elliott did what he could in the loss for Jon's Man Bun. He scored 26.40 points, the ninth-highest score in the league this week.
  • Kyle Rudolph put up the fourth-best TE score in the league with 14.70 points this week.
Slob on my Cobb
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