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Funky Monkeys Tops 'AARON'AUTICS, Bounces Them Out of First

Week 5

  • Funky Monkeys
  • 150.4 pts, 3-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • 110.05 pts, 4-1
  • Weekly Grade

Even though Funky Monkeys (fourth place, 3-2, 512.80 points) was behind 'AARON'AUTICS in the standings entering the week, they aren't behind on the scoreboard this week, knocking 'AARON'AUTICS (4-1, 590.70 points) from the league's top spot after beating them 150.40 to 110.05. They registered the highest point total this season, which is the kind of achievement that might impress their parents but no one else. Even Pat Benatar would have been proud of how these two teams hit each other with their best shots. Both sides met their expectations, but Funky Monkeys put up 38.0% more points than projected to earn the win. For 'AARON'AUTICS, Larry Fitzgerald and Greg Olsen played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 23.10 and 22.60 points, respectively.

Top Players

    • Ben Roethlisberger
    • 41.00
    • T.Y. Hilton
    • 28.10
    • Martellus Bennett
    • 27.70
    • Larry Fitzgerald
    • 23.10

Smooth Moves by Funky Monkeys

  • If this were a dream sequence, you'd hear a deep voice announce, "Funky Monkeys, the Toyota Hall of Famer." But it's not.
  • Ben Roethlisberger just showcased one of the season's standout performances with 41.00 points this week. It was the week's highest point total, and the seventh-most points scored this season.
  • The 27.70 points scored by Martellus Bennett was the top TE score in the league this week.
  • The 28.10 points scored by T.Y. Hilton was the second-highest score by a WR in the league this week.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Le'Veon Bell. He had the eighth-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 19.90 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Don't worry, 'AARON'AUTICS, the Toyota Hall of Fame says losing isn't contagious. But it is embarrassing. And you should be embarrassed.
  • Made a mistake in not starting Sammie Coates, who ranked ninth in the league in scoring and topped his scoring projection by 294.8%, the second-highest percentage in the league.
  • The best offense is a good defense. 'AARON'AUTICS got beat 13.00 - 4.00 by Funky Monkeys at the DEF position.
  • The 4.50 points scored by Jarvis Landry was a season-low for both scoring and for his performance against projections. He reached only 32.6% of his 13.82 projected points this week.
  • It's times like these when it's important to support your players when they're down. So move the mouse pointer away from the DROP button. The Denver Broncos Defense scored a season-low 4.00 points, 41.9% of their projected 9.54, which is their lowest percentage of the year.

What If

  • If Funky Monkeys played 'AARON'AUTICS every week, they'd be 3-2 this year.
  • Funky Monkeys would've been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Funky Monkeys would have defeated 'AARON'AUTICS 120.60 - 111.20.
  • Funky Monkeys would be 2-2 if they played the same schedule as 'AARON'AUTICS.
  • If Funky Monkeys had played every team in the league each week, they would be 30-25.
  • 'AARON'AUTICS would have lost to just three other teams besides Funky Monkeys this week.
  • 'AARON'AUTICS would be 3-1 if they played the same schedule as Funky Monkeys.
  • If they played every team every week, 'AARON'AUTICS would be 40-15.

Game Notes

  • The top players for Funky Monkeys were elite in the matchup, as three of their starters outperformed the leading scorer for 'AARON'AUTICS.
  • What does high score mean? Is that bad? What's that mean. did I break it? With 150.40 points, Funky Monkeys had the highest score of any team in the league this season.
  • The margin of victory was the ninth-largest in the league this season.
  • 'AARON'AUTICS has beaten their projection every week this season, scoring 110.05 points against a projected 105.20 this week.
  • Hey, I'm sure Funky Monkeys appreciates the tough competition. In the loss, 'AARON'AUTICS had the second-highest losing score in the league this season with 110.05 points.
  • The WRs on Funky Monkeys collectively had their best week of the season with 42.20 points.
  • 'AARON'AUTICS had their four-game win streak snapped in the loss.
  • Greg Olsen scored 22.60 points, the fourth-highest TE score in the league this season, but it was not enough to tip the scales in favor of 'AARON'AUTICS.
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