Samantha's Team Squashes Jesse's Team, Emerges as an Early Favorite

Week 2

  • Samantha's Team
  • 76.96 pts, 1-1
  • Weekly Grade
  • Jesse's Team
  • 50.46 pts, 0-2
  • Weekly Grade

Samantha's Team took advantage of 17.60 points from Rob Gronkowski and 12.60 from Jay Ajayi, destroying Jesse's Team 76.96 to 50.46. This is the kind of victory the grandchildren will hear about. The 26.50-point margin of victory was the fifth-highest recorded in the league this season. Jesse's Team was led by the tag team of Jameis Winston, with 12.46 points, and the Houston Texans Defense, who scored 9.00. Both sides missed scoring opportunities as Samantha's Team had one starter turn in zero points and Jesse's Team also had one. Samantha's Team (1-1, 107.06 points) moves into seventh place while Jesse's Team (0-2, 94.36 points) goes to last place.

Top Players

    • Rob Gronkowski
    • 17.60
    • Jay Ajayi
    • 12.60
    • Jameis Winston
    • 12.46
    • Kirk Cousins
    • 11.86

Smooth Moves by Samantha's Team

  • A win like that must feel great, Samantha's Team. Know what feels better? Getting in the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • The 17.60 points scored by Rob Gronkowski was the top TE score in the league this week.
  • Samantha's Team was still able to pull out a win with only 2 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.
  • The 12.60 points scored by Jay Ajayi was the ninth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
  • Even with a zero from starter Sebastian Janikowski, Samantha's Team was still able to win.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • After any loss, it's good to reflect on the choices you've made. One you'll never regret is being a Toyota Hall of Famer.
  • Left Derek Carr on the bench, where he led the matchup in scoring with 21.20 points.
  • Did not start Ameer Abdullah, who scored 8.60 points and beat his projected point total by a team-leading 26.0%.
  • Jimmy Graham had the lowest point total in the matchup with 0.10 points.
  • Jesse's Team had 7 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.

What If

  • Samantha's Team would be 1-1 if they played Jesse's Team every week.
  • Besides Jesse's Team, Samantha's Team would have beaten only two other teams this week.
  • If Samantha's Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 3-15.
  • Jesse's Team would have been beaten by every other team in the league this week.
  • Timing really is everything. Samantha's Team would have lost to Jesse's Team 43.90 - 30.10 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played every team every week, Jesse's Team would be 1-17.

Game Notes

  • Both of the losses this season for Jesse's Team have been blowout losses.
  • Samantha's Team had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for Jesse's Team.
  • Hey, a win's a win. The 76.96 points scored by Samantha's Team was the lowest winning score in the league this week.
  • The margin of victory was the second-widest in the league this week.
  • Samantha's Team might want to see a chiropractor, because they were carrying DeMarco Murray on their back the whole week. He was on the winning team, but only scored 2.80 points against his projected 11.56.
  • Both teams scored fewer points than projected this week.
Samantha's Team
Jesse's Team
  • Points by NFL Position
  • Top Players by Points
  • Game Flow
  • Projected vs Actual Point

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