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MACARONI & BREES Beats Licking the Bowl, Notches Eighth in a Row

Week 8

  • MACARONI & BREES
  • 84.25 pts, 8-0
  • Weekly Grade
  • Licking the Bowl
  • 76.15 pts, 2-6
  • Weekly Grade

MACARONI & BREES got 25.35 points from Drew Brees and 14.30 from David Johnson to take down Licking the Bowl 84.25 to 76.15. MACARONI & BREES is putting the rest of the league to shame with their undefeated record. Licking the Bowl, coming off a 145.35 to 92.20 win against Funky Monkeys, saw their scoring drop off this week. MACARONI & BREES (8-0, 936.45 points) remains in first place and Licking the Bowl (2-6, 806.60 points) stays down in 10th place.

Top Players

    • Drew Brees
    • 25.35
    • A.J. Green
    • 16.60
    • Devontae Booker
    • 14.90
    • Jacquizz Rodgers
    • 14.30

Smooth Moves by MACARONI & BREES

  • Fantasy Football is a game where the high score wins. So keep doing what you have to do, the Toyota Hall of Fame will turn a blind eye.
  • Giovani Bernard overachieved by 24.6%, scoring 13.10 points against a projected 10.51.
  • Even with only 3 of the 8 starters scoring more than their projection, MACARONI & BREES was still able to win.
  • MACARONI & BREES won even though both of their WRs scored below their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • The fact that you're reading this means you have internet connection. Unfortunately, that's one less thing to blame your loss on. Don't tell the Hall.
  • Could have started Coby Fleener, who underachieved, but still outscored the starting TE with 5.60 against a projected 7.75.
  • Left Tyrod Taylor on the bench, where he led the team in scoring with 19.95 points.
  • Whoever gave you this advice, you might want to lose their number. Picked up and started Jack Doyle, who then scored below his 9.54-point projection with 4.60 points.
  • MACARONI & BREES had their fewest points of the season, but Licking the Bowl could not pull out the win.

What If

  • If MACARONI & BREES played Licking the Bowl every week, they'd be 6-2 this season.
  • MACARONI & BREES would have beaten only one other team besides Licking the Bowl this week.
  • MACARONI & BREES would be 4-3 if they played the same schedule as Licking the Bowl.
  • MACARONI & BREES would be 65-23 if they played every team every week.
  • Licking the Bowl would have lost to nine other teams besides MACARONI & BREES this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, MACARONI & BREES would have lost to Licking the Bowl 145.35 - 127.85.
  • Licking the Bowl would be 5-2 if they played the same schedule as MACARONI & BREES.
  • If they played every team every week, Licking the Bowl would be 43-45.

Game Notes

  • Marvin Jones Jr. scored a season-low 4.80 points and underachieved for the fifth straight week.
  • We don't condone cheating, but this group of wide receivers might want to spray Stickum on their gloves. The 13.60 total points by the WRs on MACARONI & BREES was their lowest WR output this season.
  • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn't mean he's one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, Emmanuel Sanders scored 8.80 points against a projected 12.84 and has now underachieved in four straight games.
  • MACARONI & BREES is now 2-0 when failing to reach their projection and Licking the Bowl falls to 0-4 when scoring below their projected total.
  • Hey, a win's a win. The 84.25 points scored by MACARONI & BREES was the lowest winning score in the league this week.
  • MACARONI & BREES is at the top of the standings. This is the fourth week this season that they have been in first place.
  • Licking the Bowl scored 76.15 points, ranking them 11th in the league in scoring.
  • Devontae Booker was a bright spot for Licking the Bowl in the loss with 14.90 points, the 10th-highest RB score in the league this week.
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