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Okusacks Picks Up Victory over Me chinee-mewin, Climbs to Eighth Place

Week 3

  • Okusacks
  • 97 pts, 1-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • Me chinee-mewin
  • 86 pts, 0-3
  • Weekly Grade

Doug Baldwin amassed 35 points, ignoring a projected 11.25, as Okusacks took down Me chinee-mewin 97 to 86. The winless 2008 Lions aren't role models, but no one tell that to Me chinee-mewin. They have yet to crack the win column this year. For Me chinee-mewin, David Johnson and the New England Patriots Defense played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 22 and 19 points, respectively. The outcome could have gone the other way, Me chinee-mewin had two starters score zero points (Sammy Watkins and Ryan Mathews). Okusacks (1-2, 272 points) climbs into eighth place while Me chinee-mewin (0-3, 248 points) stays in the cellar.

Top Players

    • Doug Baldwin
    • 35
    • David Johnson
    • 22
    • New England Patriots Defense
    • 19
    • DeSean Jackson
    • 15

Smooth Moves by Okusacks

  • If this were a dream sequence, you'd hear a deep voice announce, "Okusacks, the Toyota Hall of Famer." But it's not.
  • The 35 points scored by Doug Baldwin was the third-highest WR score in the league this week and the sixth-best point total by a WR in the league this season.
  • Michael Crabtree had his highest output of the season with 15 points against a projected 9.09 and has now overachieved in every game this season.
  • With 13 points, Steven Hauschka had his highest output of the season.
  • The 13 points scored by the Los Angeles Rams Defense were a season-high.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Don't worry, Me chinee-mewin, the Toyota Hall of Fame says losing isn't contagious. But it is embarrassing. And you should be embarrassed.
  • Me chinee-mewin had 2 of their 9 starters score zero points.
  • It was a poor performance for Me chinee-mewin at WR, where they were outdone by Okusacks 58 - 29.
  • Me chinee-mewin fell short at the K position, getting outscored 13 - 6 by Okusacks.
  • Blake Bortles did not meet his 16.21-point projection this week, the first time that's happened this season. His 10 points were also a season-low.

What If

  • If Okusacks played Me chinee-mewin every week, they'd be 3-0 this year.
  • Besides Me chinee-mewin, Okusacks would have defeated three other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Okusacks would have defeated Me chinee-mewin 82 - 75 had they played each other last week.
  • Okusacks would be 0-2 if they played the same schedule as Me chinee-mewin.
  • If Okusacks had played every team in the league each week, they would be 9-18.
  • Me chinee-mewin would have lost to six other teams besides Okusacks this week.
  • Me chinee-mewin would be 0-2 if they played the same schedule as Okusacks.
  • If they played every team every week, Me chinee-mewin would be 4-23.

Game Notes

  • Despite being on the winning team, Justin Forsett had a season-low 3 points against a projected 8.97 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
  • Hey, I'm sure Okusacks appreciates the tough competition. In the loss, Me chinee-mewin had the ninth-highest losing score in the league this season with 86 points.
  • The 11-point margin of victory was the smallest in the league this week.
  • With 97 points, Okusacks had their highest score so far this season.
  • Remember when they needed to remind Forrest Gump to STOP? Well, they may need to remind this group of runnings backs to GO. With 6 points, Okusacks got the lowest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
  • Both teams topped their projections, but Me chinee-mewin performed better versus expectations than Okusacks and still lost.
  • With 86 points, Me chinee-mewin ranked eighth in the league in scoring this week.
  • Okusacks had the lowest winning score in the league this week with 97 points.
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