Deflategaters Buries Foxboro murdersquad to Grab Seventh Place

Week 5

  • Deflategaters
  • 134 pts, 2-2-1
  • Weekly Grade
  • Foxboro murdersquad
  • 90 pts, 1-4
  • Weekly Grade

Deflategaters left it all on the field in this one and recorded the second-highest score of the season to crush Foxboro murdersquad 134 to 90. Foxboro murdersquad definitely shouldn't play the lottery for a little while. Their luck couldn't get any worse as they are on a three-game losing streak. For Foxboro murdersquad, Aaron Rodgers and Antonio Brown played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 32 and 15 points, respectively. Deflategaters (2-2-1, 466 points) climbs into seventh place while Foxboro murdersquad (1-4, 407 points) crawls into 11th place.

Top Players

    • Aaron Rodgers
    • 32
    • Philip Rivers
    • 29
    • DeAndre Hopkins
    • 23
    • Davante Adams
    • 18

Smooth Moves by Deflategaters

  • That's one small victory for Deflategaters. And one small step toward legendary status—in the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • DeAndre Hopkins was uncoverable, scoring the second-most points by a WR this week with 23 points. It also ranks as the fifth-greatest game by a WR this season.
  • Acquired Aaron Jones, who exceeded his scoring projection by 153.9%, the seventh-highest percentage in the league.
  • Philip Rivers brought in 29 points, which was good enough to rank eighth in the league in scoring this week and second-best of any player on Deflategaters this season.
  • Davante Adams scored 18 points, the fifth-highest WR score in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Dear, Foxboro murdersquad: Sorry to hear you lost. Toyota Hall of Famers don't really know how that feels, but surely it can't feel great. Next week, just win.
  • The New England Patriots Defense scored 3 points against a projected 6.77 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for Martavis Bryant during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in three straight games after scoring 3 points against a projected 8.61 this week.
  • You've gotta hit rock button before you can start to rise. It was a season-low 4 points for Jonathan Stewart this week. It was also a season-low for his performance versus projections, reaching only 57.4% of a projected point total of 6.97.
  • 6 of the 9 starters scored less than their projected points.

What If

  • Deflategaters would be 4-1 if they played Foxboro murdersquad every week.
  • Besides Foxboro murdersquad, Deflategaters would have defeated nine other teams this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Deflategaters would have defeated Foxboro murdersquad 88 - 76.
  • Deflategaters would be 2-2 if they played the same schedule as Foxboro murdersquad.
  • If Deflategaters had played every team in the league each week, they would be 32-22-1.
  • Foxboro murdersquad would have lost to six other teams besides Deflategaters this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Deflategaters, Foxboro murdersquad would be 1-3.
  • Foxboro murdersquad would be 16-38-1 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • All four of the losses for Foxboro murdersquad this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
  • Despite playing on the losing team, Aaron Rodgers ranked sixth in the league in scoring with 32 points against a projected 29.18 and has now beaten his projection in three straight games.
  • Foxboro murdersquad has underachieved every week this season, scoring 90 points against a projected 102.06 this week.
  • The margin of victory of 44 points was the largest in the league this week and third-biggest in the league this season.
  • It was a tough loss for Foxboro murdersquad, which put up the sixth-biggest score for a losing team in the league this season.
  • This was the second time this season that Foxboro murdersquad lost by the week's biggest margin.
  • The 134 points scored by Deflategaters is their highest score of the season and the second-highest in the league this season.
  • This must be how Jay Leno feels with a garage full of high performance cars. Foxboro murdersquad got a combined 22 points from their RBs, their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
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