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Bad News Bills Recovers Late to Eke Out a Victory over Litterbox, Makes It Seven in a Row

Week 7

  • Bad News Bills
  • 84.84 pts, 7-0
  • Weekly Grade
  • Litterbox
  • 82.96 pts, 2-5
  • Weekly Grade

Bad News Bills took advantage of 15.64 points from Philip Rivers, sneaking by Litterbox 84.84 to 82.96. Bad News Bills came into the Monday night game facing a 21.32-point deficit, but scored 23.20 for the comeback. Bad News Bills is putting together a great season and remains undefeated. For Litterbox, Jameis Winston and Rob Gronkowski played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 21.66 and 17.30 points, respectively. Litterbox (2-5, 623.56 points) sinks into 11th place and Bad News Bills (7-0, 761.20 points) remains in first place.

Top Players

    • Jameis Winston
    • 21.66
    • Rob Gronkowski
    • 17.30
    • Philip Rivers
    • 15.64
    • Todd Gurley
    • 12.20

Smooth Moves by Bad News Bills

  • Even if you cried trying to win, you still won. And the Toyota Hall of Fame is proud of Bad News Bills either way.
  • Bad News Bills appears to be some sort of fantasy prophet in the making. C.J. Fiedorowicz, who was picked up by Bad News Bills, scored 6.00 points against a projected 3.87, topping his projection by 55.0%.
  • Did you use any black magic this week? Bad News Bills was still able to pull out a win with only 3 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.
  • Even with both of their RBs falling short of their projected scores, Bad News Bills still won.
  • Bad News Bills had to contend with three of their bench players not playing this week and they were still able to get the win.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Funny, the Hall provides articles you could have studied. But instead you watched Litterbox cry trying.
  • Left Jack Doyle on the bench, where he scored 18.30 points and surpassed his scoring projection by 123.4%, the highest percentage of any player on the team.
  • Got beat by Bad News Bills even though they had their lowest-scoring week of the season.
  • Chris Hogan was last in the matchup in scoring, finishing below his projection for the fourth time this season with 1.50 points against a projected 6.44.
  • Litterbox could have used more points at WR, where Bad News Bills outscored them 27.10 - 8.90.

What If

  • If Bad News Bills played Litterbox every week, they'd be 7-0 this season.
  • Besides Litterbox, Bad News Bills would have beaten only two other teams this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Bad News Bills would have defeated Litterbox 120.98 - 77.92.
  • Bad News Bills would be 3-3 if they played the same schedule as Litterbox.
  • Bad News Bills would be 47-30 if they played every team every week.
  • Besides Bad News Bills, Litterbox would have been defeated by nine other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Bad News Bills, Litterbox would be 4-2.
  • If they played every team every week, Litterbox would be 20-57.

Game Notes

  • Depth was a factor: Even though Litterbox lost, they had two players score higher than the leading scorer for Bad News Bills.
  • Bad News Bills won by scoring 84.84 points, the lowest winning score in the league this season.
  • The margin of victory of 1.88 points was the smallest in the league this week.
  • We don't condone cheating, but this group of wide receivers might want to spray Stickum on their gloves. The 8.90 total points by the WRs on Litterbox was their lowest WR output this season.
  • The RBs on Bad News Bills collectively had their worst week of the season with only 17.10 points.
  • Bad News Bills won even though Litterbox performed better against their scoring projection. Litterbox scored 87.6% of their 94.66 projected points, while Bad News Bills recorded 86.3% of their 98.34-point projection.
  • Bad News Bills stays undefeated in close games this season at 2-0.
  • This is the third week this season that Bad News Bills has been in first place.
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