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Johnsons Jabronies Comes Back to Edge RookieRunning, Moves to Second Place

Week 11

  • Johnsons Jabronies
  • 139 pts, 7-3-1
  • Weekly Grade
  • RookieRunning
  • 138 pts, 7-4
  • Weekly Grade

Johnsons Jabronies got the highest point total in the league this week and erased a 67-point deficit on Sunday night. They edged RookieRunning 139 to 138. While RookieRunning (7-4) is only a half-game back of Johnsons Jabronies (7-3-1), they'll be lucky to catch up as they are quite a bit farther behind in points, 1,431 to 1,276. This was anybody's to win, with the 1-point margin of victory being the second-smallest recorded in the league this season.

Top Players

    • Kirk Cousins
    • 39
    • Dak Prescott
    • 37
    • David Johnson
    • 32
    • Dez Bryant
    • 22

Smooth Moves by Johnsons Jabronies

  • Johnsons Jabronies scored massive brownie points with the Toyota Hall of Fame this week. Too bad brownie points don't count as real points. Not that you need help.
  • Kirk Cousins brought in 39 points, which was good enough to rank third in the league in scoring this week and second-best of any player on Johnsons Jabronies this season.
  • Expect to see some trade offers for David Johnson. He ranked seventh in the league in scoring with 32 points.
  • Took Caleb Sturgis out of the starting lineup, who scored 1 point on the bench, fewer than the starting K.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Jamison Crowder posterizing opponents. He had the second-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 20 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Don't worry, RookieRunning, the Toyota Hall of Fame says losing isn't contagious. But it is embarrassing. And you should be embarrassed.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for Justin Tucker during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in three straight games after scoring 6 points against a projected 10.31 this week.
  • You've gotta hit rock button before you can start to rise. It was a season-low 12 points for Ezekiel Elliott this week. It was also a season-low for his performance versus projections, reaching only 91.4% of a projected point total of 13.13.
  • Even though RookieRunning lost, only 5 of their 10 starters scored less than their projected points.
  • Greg Olsen fell short of his scoring projection with 3 points, just 28.6% of his projected 10.50.

What If

  • Johnsons Jabronies would be 7-4 if they played RookieRunning every week.
  • Johnsons Jabronies would've been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Johnsons Jabronies would have defeated RookieRunning 155 - 132 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as RookieRunning, Johnsons Jabronies would be 9-1.
  • If Johnsons Jabronies had played every team in the league each week, they would be 84-35-2.
  • RookieRunning would not have lost to any other team in the league besides Johnsons Jabronies this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Johnsons Jabronies, RookieRunning would be 6-4.
  • RookieRunning would be 72-49 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Clash of the Titans! These two squads were the highest-scoring teams in the league this week.
  • In the loss, Dak Prescott ranked fourth in the league in scoring with 37 points against a projected 17.64 and has now overachieved in eight straight games.
  • Johnsons Jabronies beat their scoring projection for the eighth time this season by scoring 139 points against a projected 108.12. They have now overachieved three weeks in a row.
  • At 1 point, the margin of victory was the smallest in the league this season.
  • Hey, I'm sure Johnsons Jabronies appreciates the tough competition. In the loss, RookieRunning had the fourth-highest losing score in the league this season with 138 points.
  • The WRs on RookieRunning collectively had their best week of the season with 56 points.
  • Frank Gore scored 12 points against a projected 8.82 in the loss and has now beaten his projection in five straight games.
  • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Adam Vinatieri needs to step it up! He scored 7 points against a projected 9.58 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
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