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Union Jack-offs Tops Shivakamini

Week 1

  • Union Jack-offs
  • 98.96 pts, 1-0
  • Weekly Grade
  • Shivakamini
  • 88.68 pts, 0-1
  • Weekly Grade

Union Jack-offs picked up 23.56 points from Aaron Rodgers and 17.70 from Melvin Gordon to beat Shivakamini 98.96 to 88.68. While each team fell short of expectations, Union Jack-offs scored 92.4% of a projected 107.06 points to get the win. For Shivakamini, DeMarco Murray and Blair Walsh played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 17.70 and 16.00 points, respectively. Union Jack-offs (1-0) starts the campaign in fifth place while Shivakamini (0-1) debuts in ninth place.

Top Players

    • Aaron Rodgers
    • 23.56
    • DeMarco Murray
    • 17.70
    • Melvin Gordon
    • 17.70
    • Blair Walsh
    • 16.00

Smooth Moves by Union Jack-offs

  • The Toyota Hall of Fame would have its eyes on you for this week's win. But the Toyota Hall of Fame doesn't have eyes. Obviously.
  • Quarterbacks get the blame when the team loses and the glory when the team wins. With 23.56 points, Aaron Rodgers had the fifth-highest score of any QB in the league this week and earned his praise.
  • With 17.70 points, Melvin Gordon ranked eighth in scoring among all RBs in the league this week.
  • Amari Cooper overachieved by 36.7%, scoring 15.70 points against a projected 11.48.
  • Apparently playing within themselves was good enough. Union Jack-offs won despite having only 4 of their 10 starters exceed their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • It's okay to regret not taking a sick day to study the Toyota Hall of Fame's articles. But it's not okay to do it again.
  • Did not start Willie Snead, who scored 23.20 points, surpassing his projected points by 204.9%, the third-highest percentage in the league.
  • It was a beating at QB for Shivakamini, as they were outscored 23.56 - 10.28 by Union Jack-offs.
  • 6 of the starters on Shivakamini scored less than their projected points.
  • Adrian Peterson could not reach his projected point total, scoring only 24.1% of his 12.87-point projection with 3.10 points.

What If

  • Besides Shivakamini, Union Jack-offs would have defeated three other teams this week.
  • If Union Jack-offs had scored 66.17 more points, they would have beaten all teams in the league this week.
  • Besides Union Jack-offs, Shivakamini would have been defeated by seven other teams this week.
  • Shivakamini would've needed an additional 76.45 points to beat all teams in the league this week.

Game Notes

  • Union Jack-offs covered the 3.14-point spread, winning by 10.28 points.
  • With 20.80 points, Shivakamini got the lowest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • Union Jack-offs won while scoring the fewest total points of any winning team in the league this week.
  • Shivakamini ranked ninth in the league in scoring this week.
  • Shivakamini could not pull out the win, but DeMarco Murray did perform well with the eighth-best RB score in the league this week, scoring 17.70 points.
  • Blair Walsh exceeded his projected point total by 81.6% in the loss, scoring 16.00 points against a projected 8.81.
  • Union Jack-offs might want to see a chiropractor, because they were carrying Todd Gurley on their back the whole week. He was on the winning team, but only scored 4.20 points against his projected 15.02.
  • Each side failed to match their weekly score projections.
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