GCHS (ID# 843638)

Trumplethinskin Clobbers Team JAB, Rises to Fifth Place

Week 8

  • Trumplethinskin
  • 85.36 pts, 4-4
  • Weekly Grade
  • Team JAB
  • 57.72 pts, 3-5
  • Weekly Grade

Trumplethinskin benefited from 20.46 points from Andy Dalton and 14.80 from Ezekiel Elliott to easily dispatch Team JAB 85.36 to 57.72. While Team JAB (3-5) is only a game back of Trumplethinskin (4-4), it has a lot to do with luck because total points tells a different story, 763.66 to 643.58. Just like the Titanic, the Team JAB-ship is going down, having lost their fifth straight.

Top Players

    • Andy Dalton
    • 20.46
    • Ezekiel Elliott
    • 14.80
    • A.J. Green
    • 12.10
    • Michael Crabtree
    • 10.80

Smooth Moves by Trumplethinskin

  • Trumplethinskin 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.
  • With 14.80 points, Ezekiel Elliott ranked 10th in scoring among all RBs in the league this week.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Michael Crabtree posterizing opponents. He had the 10th-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 10.80 points.
  • Zach Miller had the fifth-highest TE score in the league this week with 8.80 points.
  • Andy Dalton led the team in scoring for the second time this season with 20.46 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.
  • Well, that's embarrassing. Left Kirk Cousins on the bench, where he ranked fifth in the league in scoring with 25.22 points.
  • Whoever gave you this advice, you might want to lose their number. Picked up and started the Tennessee Titans Defense, which then scored below their 9.15-point projection with 4.00 points.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for Russell Wilson during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in three straight games after scoring 10.22 points against a projected 20.45 this week.
  • 8 of the 9 starters scored less than their projected points.

What If

  • If Trumplethinskin played Team JAB every week, they'd be 5-3 this season.
  • Besides Team JAB, Trumplethinskin would have beaten only two other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Trumplethinskin would have defeated Team JAB 126.02 - 72.94 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Team JAB, Trumplethinskin would be 6-1.
  • If Trumplethinskin had played every team in the league each week, they would be 38-34.
  • Team JAB would have lost to seven other teams besides Trumplethinskin this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Trumplethinskin, Team JAB would be 1-6.
  • If they played every team every week, Team JAB would be 20-52.

Game Notes

  • Team JAB scored 57.72 points against a projected 96.09 and has underachieved every week this season.
  • Trumplethinskin had their lowest winning score of the season with 85.36 points.
  • Trumplethinskin covered the 7.32-point spread, winning by 27.64 points.
  • The New England Patriots Defense scored a season-low 2.00 points and underachieved for the third straight week.
  • With 57.72 points, Team JAB had their lowest output of the season.
  • Trumplethinskin had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for Team JAB.
  • You might as well put Team JAB in your drink, because they're ice cold after losing five games in a row.
  • Team JAB falls to 1-1 in blowout games this season.
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