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Black&Yellow Pulls Off Upset Against Hustle & Russell who Loses Fourth Straight

Week 5

  • Black&Yellow
  • 88.65 pts, 1-4
  • Weekly Grade
  • Hustle & Russell
  • 73.1 pts, 1-4
  • Weekly Grade

Underdog. Schmunderdog. Black&Yellow overcame a 17.47-point projected spread to beat Hustle & Russell 88.65 to 73.10 for the upset. They benefited from a team-leading 23.00 points from Adam Vinatieri and 17.60 from Matt Asiata. Hustle & Russell is coming apart after losing their fourth in a row. Free fallin' like Tom Petty, Hustle & Russell suffered a significant drop in scoring from last week's 111.20 to 102.90 loss against 'AARON'AUTICS. Hustle & Russell (1-4, 484.25 points) drops to ninth place while Black&Yellow (1-4, 439.15 points) remains mired in the cellar.

Top Players

    • Carson Wentz
    • 23.30
    • Adam Vinatieri
    • 23.00
    • Mike Evans
    • 17.90
    • Matt Asiata
    • 17.60

Smooth Moves by Black&Yellow

  • The Toyota Hall of Fame would have its eyes on you for this week's win. But the Toyota Hall of Fame doesn't have eyes. Obviously.
  • This one goes out to all those people who say kickers don't matter in fantasy football! With 23.00 points, Adam Vinatieri had the highest score of any K in the league this season.
  • Took Nick Folk out of the starting lineup, who scored 8.00 points on the bench, fewer than the starting K.
  • With 17.60 points, Matt Asiata ranked 10th in scoring among all RBs in the league this week.
  • Zach Miller has now overachieved in three straight games after scoring 10.80 points against a projected 6.46.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • 88.65 seems a lot higher when you're on the losing side of it. And the Toyota Hall of Fame knows you know that.
  • Acquired and benched the Buffalo Bills Defense, which scored 17.00 points and beat their projected point total by 146.4%, the sixth-highest percentage in the league.
  • Cameron Brate, who Hustle & Russell picked up this week, scored below his 7.17-point projection with 4.30 points.
  • Hustle & Russell fell short at the K position, getting outscored 23.00 - 4.00 by Black&Yellow.
  • Black&Yellow saw their RBs beat those on Hustle & Russell 20.80 - 9.60.

What If

  • If Black&Yellow played Hustle & Russell every week, they would be 2-3 this season.
  • Black&Yellow would have beaten only two other teams besides Hustle & Russell this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Hustle & Russell, Black&Yellow would be 0-4.
  • If Black&Yellow had played every team in the league each week, they would be 17-38.
  • Besides Black&Yellow, Hustle & Russell would have been defeated by nine other teams this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Black&Yellow would have lost to Hustle & Russell 102.90 - 76.25.
  • If they played the same schedule as Black&Yellow, Hustle & Russell would be 2-2.
  • Hustle & Russell would be 26-29 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • With the loss, Hustle & Russell has the longest losing streak in the league, stretching back four straight games.
  • This must be how Jay Leno feels with a garage full of high-performance cars. Black&Yellow got a combined 20.80 points from their RBs, their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
  • At 15.55 points, the margin of victory was the tightest of the week.
  • It was a season-low point total for Hustle & Russell.
  • The RBs on Hustle & Russell collectively had their worst week of the season with only 9.60 points.
  • Black&Yellow snapped their four-game losing streak with the win.
  • Eli Manning did little to help Black&Yellow, underperforming versus projections for the fourth straight game with 14.05 points against a projected 20.55.
  • Hustle & Russell remains winless in upset games this season, falling to 0-2.
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