Longhorn Britos Gets Late Rally on Go Green-Go to Claim the Top Spot in the League

Week 5

  • Longhorn Britos
  • 101.5 pts, 4-1
  • Weekly Grade
  • Go Green-Go
  • 96.16 pts, 0-5
  • Weekly Grade

Longhorn Britos put up the second-highest score of the week on the way to their third win in a row when they defeated Go Green-Go 101.50 to 96.16 in a Monday night comeback. In contrast to streakers at sporting events, this streak was actually useful. Since starting their win streak in Week 3, Longhorn Britos has leaped from fourth place to claim the top spot in the league. They're doing it by scoring a lot of points and they own the highest overall point total in the league, averaging 100.64 points per matchup. Go Green-Go stays put in 10th place with a 0-5 record. Longhorn Britos has now steamrolled Mean Machine (90.08 to 83.66) and Meteoros (111.74 to 100.22).

Top Players

    • Leonard Fournette
    • 30.40
    • Carson Wentz
    • 28.26
    • Cam Newton
    • 26.20
    • Doug Martin
    • 14.20

Smooth Moves by Longhorn Britos

  • Winning feels great all week long. Becoming a member of the Toyota Hall of Fame feels great the rest of your life.
  • The best week among all the bellcows: Leonard Fournette had an outstanding performance with 30.40 points, the best among RBs this week and the fourth-highest RB score in the league this season.
  • We won't judge you if you want to bow to Cam Newton. He ranked eighth in the league in scoring with 26.20 points.
  • The 11.30 points scored by Devin Funchess, who Longhorn Britos picked up this week, beat his projected point total of 7.34 by 54.0%.
  • Kareem Hunt scored 11.60 points, which ranked eighth out of all the RBs in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • When life hands you lemons, say, “What the heck? I thought this was Fantasy Football, not a lemon stand. I want wins instead.” Wisdom from the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • Whoever gave you this advice, you might want to lose their number. Picked up and started Bilal Powell, who then scored below his 10.58-point projection with 3.30 points.
  • DeVante Parker was last on the team in scoring with 0.60 points, 7.0% of his projected 8.57, which is his lowest percentage of the season.
  • Go Green-Go lost despite having only 4 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.
  • With 8.50 points, Brandin Cooks recorded only 79.6% of his 10.68-point scoring projection.

What If

  • If Longhorn Britos played Go Green-Go every week, they'd be 5-0 this season.
  • Besides Go Green-Go, Longhorn Britos would have defeated seven other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Longhorn Britos would have defeated Go Green-Go 111.74 - 80.88 had they played each other last week.
  • Longhorn Britos would be 2-2 if they played the same schedule as Go Green-Go.
  • Longhorn Britos would be 35-10 if they played every team every week.
  • Go Green-Go would have lost to just two other teams besides Longhorn Britos this week.
  • Go Green-Go would be 2-2 if they played the same schedule as Longhorn Britos.
  • If they played every team every week, Go Green-Go would be 16-29.

Game Notes

  • Longhorn Britos has had three wins this year where their opponent beat their average score.
  • Luck has not been with Go Green-Go, as four of their five losses have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • Don't you hate that guy that always has to one-up everybody? Go Green-Go scored 96.16 points and lost. It is the fourth-highest losing score in the league this season.
  • With the win, Longhorn Britos has a three-game win streak, currently the longest in the league.
  • The 5.34-point margin of victory was the slimmest in the league this week.
  • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Mike Gillislee needs to step it up! He scored 5.20 points against a projected 10.31 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • Both teams topped their projections, but Go Green-Go performed better versus expectations than Longhorn Britos and still lost.
  • With 47.20 points, Longhorn Britos got the highest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
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