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TBLA fantasy football Week 8 Results

As always, these recaps are generated by yahoo.

Also, we got two new owners/teams due to two previous GM being fired by their hot tempered owners. No word on if Al Davis will withhold the rest of the guaranteed money of their contracts.

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PurpleDonutEaters Shocks and Destroys Daunte's Inferno for Fourth Straight Win

PurpleDonutEaters registered the second-highest score of the season, crushing Daunte's Inferno 141.88 - 64.04. PurpleDonutEaters came into the matchup as the underdog, with a projected spread of 21.71. PurpleDonutEaters is now coming out on top with regularity after winning their fourth straight. Daunte's Inferno was done in by a dramatic drop in scoring from last week's 135.08 - 80.98 win against Suh Stompin'. Daunte's Inferno (3-5, 797.00 points) drops to eighth place and PurpleDonutEaters (7-1, 773.46 points) remains in first place.

PurpleDonutEaters Smooth Moves

  • With 19.00 points, Lawrence Tynes had the highest score of any K in the league this season.
  • Doug Martin led the league in scoring and had the fifth-most points in the league this season with 33.40.
  • Picked up the Miami Dolphins Defense, which ranked ninth in the league in scoring and beat their scoring projection by 125.4%, the 10th-highest percentage in the league.
  • Sat Brandon Gibson, who scored fewer points than any WR in the starting lineup with 4.60.
  • The 15.60 points scored by Denarius Moore was the sixth-highest score by a WR in the league this week.

Daunte's Inferno Regret Tracker

  • Picked up Titus Young but left him on the bench, where he ranked ninth in the league in scoring and beat his scoring projection by 262.4%, the second-highest percentage in the league.
  • Should have started Cam Newton, who underachieved, but still had more points than the starting QB with 14.26 against a projected 15.80.
  • Picked up the Atlanta Falcons Defense, which scored 4.00 points against their projected 10.60.
  • With 1.00 point, Jamaal Charles was last on the team in scoring and got only 8.3% of his 11.99 projected points, his lowest percentage of the season.
  • 7 of the starters on Daunte's Inferno underperformed versus their projections.

What If

  • If PurpleDonutEaters played Daunte's Inferno every week, they would be 4-4 this season.
  • PurpleDonutEaters would have been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
  • PurpleDonutEaters would be 3-4 if they played the same schedule as Daunte's Inferno.
  • If PurpleDonutEaters had played every team in the league each week, they would be 58-30.
  • Besides PurpleDonutEaters, Daunte's Inferno would have been defeated by nine other teams this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, PurpleDonutEaters would have lost to Daunte's Inferno 135.08 - 104.82.
  • Daunte's Inferno would be 6-1 if they played the same schedule as PurpleDonutEaters.
  • Daunte's Inferno would be 52-36 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Three of the five losses for Daunte's Inferno this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
  • The margin of victory of 77.84 points set the record as the biggest in the league this season.
  • PurpleDonutEaters had three starters who scored more points than the highest-scoring starter for Daunte's Inferno.
  • PurpleDonutEaters had a league-high for the week with 141.88 points, which is the second-highest score in the league this season.
  • PurpleDonutEaters beat their scoring projection for the fifth time this season by scoring 141.88 points against a projected 90.04. They have now overachieved three weeks in a row.
  • This was the second time this season that Daunte's Inferno lost by the biggest margin of the week.
  • The RBs on PurpleDonutEaters collectively had their best week of the season with 44.90 points.
  • Daunte's Inferno got a combined 12.60 points from their WRs, their lowest combined scoring output from the WR position this season.


Suh Stompin' Picks Up Victory over dodgerpreacher

Suh Stompin' took down dodgerpreacher 92.78 - 77.74 thanks in part to Tony Romo who put up 23.48 points and Demaryius Thomas who scored 19.70. While each team failed to meet expectations, Suh Stompin' scored 97.6% of a projected 95.06 points to get the win. dodgerpreacher was led by Jason Witten with 16.70 points and the Green Bay Packers Defense who scored 13.00. Suh Stompin' (2-6, 631.46 points) remains mired in last place while dodgerpreacher (3-5, 703.44 points) stays down in 10th place.

Suh Stompin' Smooth Moves

  • Tony Romo ranked seventh in the league in scoring this week with 23.48 points. It was also the fourth-highest score of any player on Suh Stompin' this season.
  • Took Garrett Hartley out of the starting lineup, who scored 2.00 points on the bench, fewer than the starting K.
  • Demaryius Thomas ranked third in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 19.70 points.
  • With 13.70 points, Darren McFadden ranked ninth in scoring among all RBs in the league this week.
  • Suh Stompin' was still able to pull out a win with only 4 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.

dodgerpreacher Regret Tracker

  • dodgerpreacher picked up Rashad Jennings, who then fell short of his 13.64-point projection by scoring 9.50 points.
  • dodgerpreacher needed more points from the QB position, where Suh Stompin' beat them 23.48 - 6.84.
  • With 3.80 points, Roddy White had his lowest output of the season and tallied just 35.3% of his 10.77 projected points, his lowest percentage of the year.
  • Greg Zuerlein was last on the team in scoring with 1.00 point against a projected 7.33 and underachieved for the second time this season.
  • 5 of the 9 starters scored less than their projected points.

What If

  • Suh Stompin' would be 2-6 if they played dodgerpreacher every week.
  • Besides dodgerpreacher, Suh Stompin' would have defeated six other teams this week.
  • Suh Stompin' would have defeated dodgerpreacher 80.98 - 77.50 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as dodgerpreacher, Suh Stompin' would be 1-6.
  • If Suh Stompin' had played every team in the league each week, they would be 26-61-1.
  • Besides Suh Stompin', dodgerpreacher would have been defeated by six other teams this week.
  • dodgerpreacher would be 2-5 if they played the same schedule as Suh Stompin'.
  • If they played every team every week, dodgerpreacher would be 40-48.

Game Notes

  • Luck has not been with dodgerpreacher, as four of their five losses have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • The win by Suh Stompin' snapped a three-game losing streak.
  • Suh Stompin' beat dodgerpreacher at the top, with two of their starters outscoring the leading point-getter for dodgerpreacher.
  • Suh Stompin' is leveraging their draft well. This week they got 93.7% of their points from players they drafted.
  • Jason Witten scored 16.70 points, the ninth-highest TE score in the league this season, but it was not enough to tip the scales in favor of dodgerpreacher.
  • Suh Stompin' is now 2-4 when failing to reach their projection and dodgerpreacher falls to 1-5 when scoring below their projected total.
  • The margin of victory was the third-largest in the league this week.
  • Suh Stompin' stays in last place, where they have spent the entire season.


Driving Ms. McCourt Comes Back for Startling Upset over The Cook Supremacy, Streak Now at Three

Driving Ms. McCourt picked up their third win in as many matchups when they edged The Cook Supremacy 95.06 - 93.68 in a Monday night comeback. In the process, they also registered the second-highest point total in the league this week. The streak, which has provided big momentum for Driving Ms. McCourt, has allowed them to move up from 11th place in Week 6 to fourth place now. The Cook Supremacy goes to 2-6 and stays put in 11th place. Driving Ms. McCourt has recently beaten Daunte's Inferno (92.74 - 86.82) and dodgerpreacher (103.50 - 77.50).

Driving Ms. McCourt Smooth Moves

  • Rob Gronkowski ranked fourth in the league in scoring this week with 26.60 points. It was also the second-highest score of any player on Driving Ms. McCourt this season.
  • The New York Giants Defense beat their scoring projection by a matchup-leading 144.7% and scored the ninth-most points in the league with 22.00.
  • Sidney Rice exceeded scoring projections by 35.8%, with 11.80 points against a projected 8.69.
  • Driving Ms. McCourt was still able to pull out a win with only 3 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.
  • Driving Ms. McCourt got the win, overcoming both of their RBs underperforming versus their projections.

The Cook Supremacy Regret Tracker

  • With 4.60 points against a projected 12.71, Calvin Johnson did not meet his projection for the fourth straight game.
  • The Arizona Cardinals Defense scored 4.00 points against a projected 9.20 and has now underachieved in four straight games.
  • Vernon Davis has now failed to reach his projection for three straight games. This week he scored 3.40 points versus a projected 5.90.
  • The Cook Supremacy was dominated at the TE position, scoring 3.40 points versus the 26.60 for Driving Ms. McCourt.
  • The Cook Supremacy got outscored 22.00 - 4.00 by Driving Ms. McCourt at the DEF position.

What If

  • If Driving Ms. McCourt played The Cook Supremacy every week, they would be 4-4 this season.
  • Besides The Cook Supremacy, Driving Ms. McCourt would have defeated nine other teams this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Driving Ms. McCourt would have defeated The Cook Supremacy 103.50 - 63.62.
  • Driving Ms. McCourt would be 2-5 if they played the same schedule as The Cook Supremacy.
  • If Driving Ms. McCourt had played every team in the league each week, they would be 37-51.
  • In addition to Driving Ms. McCourt, The Cook Supremacy would have lost to just two other teams this week.
  • The Cook Supremacy would be 5-2 if they played the same schedule as Driving Ms. McCourt.
  • If they played every team every week, The Cook Supremacy would be 42-46.

Game Notes

  • The Cook Supremacy underachieved for the sixth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row, scoring 93.68 points against a projected 100.97 this week.
  • The Cook Supremacy has the longest current losing streak in the league, having lost four straight games.
  • The margin of victory of 1.38 points was the smallest in the league this season.
  • Driving Ms. McCourt had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for The Cook Supremacy.
  • Driving Ms. McCourt has now won three games in a row.
  • The Cook Supremacy falls to 0-3 and remains winless in upset games this season.
  • The Cook Supremacy got a combined 34.20 points from their WRs, the highest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • Driving Ms. McCourt is leveraging their draft well. This week they got 91.2% of their points from players they drafted.

Cromarties Kids Comes from Behind to Edge Jim Harbaugh Savior to Move into Sixth Place

Cromarties Kids took advantage of 24.60 points from Peyton Manning and 15.40 from Matt Forte, edging Jim Harbaugh Savior 94.30 - 91.78. Cromarties Kids came into the Monday night game facing a 4.48-point deficit, but scored 7.00 for the comeback. Jim Harbaugh Savior has had a bad run after losing their third in a row. Jim Harbaugh Savior had two players rank highly this week. Matt Ryan scored 24.28 points while Willis McGahee put up 19.50. Cromarties Kids (4-4, 793.62 points) climbs into sixth place and Jim Harbaugh Savior (4-4, 796.26 points) drops to fifth place.

Cromarties Kids Smooth Moves

  • Peyton Manning ranked fifth in the league in scoring with 24.60 points.
  • The 11.50 points scored by Jonathan Dwyer, who Cromarties Kids picked up this week, beat his projected point total of 8.84 by 30.1%.
  • The 15.40 points scored by Matt Forte was the eighth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
  • With 10.70 points, Kendall Wright had his highest output of the season.
  • Cromarties Kids saw the majority of their starters (5 of 9) beat their projected point total.

Jim Harbaugh Savior Regret Tracker

  • The New York Jets Defense, which Jim Harbaugh Savior picked up this week, scored below their 9.44-point projection with 3.00 points.
  • At the DEF position, Jim Harbaugh Savior got outscored by Cromarties Kids 12.00 - 3.00.
  • Of the 9 starters on Jim Harbaugh Savior, 6 underperformed versus their projections.
  • Antonio Brown could not reach his projected point total, scoring only 42.0% of his 9.04-point projection with 3.80 points.
  • With 7.80 points, James Jones recorded only 76.5% of his 10.19-point scoring projection.

What If

  • Cromarties Kids would be 4-4 if they played Jim Harbaugh Savior every week.
  • Besides Jim Harbaugh Savior, Cromarties Kids would have defeated eight other teams this week.
  • Cromarties Kids would have defeated Jim Harbaugh Savior 80.00 - 77.94 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Jim Harbaugh Savior, Cromarties Kids would be 4-3.
  • If Cromarties Kids had played every team in the league each week, they would be 53-35.
  • Besides Cromarties Kids, Jim Harbaugh Savior would have been defeated by four other teams this week.
  • Jim Harbaugh Savior would be 2-5 if they played the same schedule as Cromarties Kids.
  • If they played every team every week, Jim Harbaugh Savior would be 53-35.

Game Notes

  • Jim Harbaugh Savior scored 91.78 points against a projected 92.34 and underachieved for the fourth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row.
  • Cromarties Kids did not cover the 4.07-point spread, winning by 2.52 points.
  • David Akers did little to help Cromarties Kids, underperforming versus projections for the fourth straight game with 7.00 points against a projected 9.06.
  • Cromarties Kids won even though Jim Harbaugh Savior performed better against their scoring projection. Jim Harbaugh Savior scored 99.4% of their 92.34 projected points, while Cromarties Kids recorded 97.8% of their 96.41-point projection.
  • In comeback games this season, Cromarties Kids is now 3-1, including wins in their last two such matchups.
  • Jim Harbaugh Savior remains winless in close games this season, falling to 0-2.
  • Jim Harbaugh Savior has now lost three games in a row.
  • The draft continues to pay off for Cromarties Kids, which got 85.8% of their points from players they drafted.

Houston Tricycles Beats Clever Team Name, Streak Now at Six

Houston Tricycles earned their sixth win in as many matchups when they beat Clever Team Name 80.88 - 76.24. They got a lift from Trent Richardson, who led the team with 19.40 points and LeSean McCoy who had 18.70. The streak is due in part to Houston Tricycles having the fourth-highest scoring output in the league at 98.80 points per matchup. With Joel Dreessen delivering zero points for Houston Tricycles, the margin wasn't as big as it could have been. Clever Team Name slides to seventh place with a 4-4 record. Houston Tricycles has not had a loss since Week 2 and goes to 6-2.

Houston Tricycles Smooth Moves

  • Benched RB Michael Bush, who scored fewer points than any RB in the starting lineup with 0.50.
  • Trent Richardson had 19.40 points, the third-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
  • The 18.70 points scored by LeSean McCoy was the fourth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
  • The 14.90 points scored by Percy Harvin was the seventh-highest score by a WR in the league this week.
  • Nate Washington has now overachieved in three straight games after scoring 6.90 points against a projected 4.76.

Clever Team Name Regret Tracker

  • Left Matthew Stafford on the bench, where he ranked second in the league in scoring with 32.28 points.
  • Lost the matchup even though Houston Tricycles had their lowest-scoring week of the season.
  • With 4.60 points against a projected 11.90, Hakeem Nicks did not meet his projection for the third straight game.
  • It was a bad week at RB for Clever Team Name, who was outscored at the position 38.10 - 19.00 by Houston Tricycles.
  • Lance Moore scored a season-low 2.50 points, 31.6% of his projected 7.91, which is his lowest percentage of the year.

What If

  • If Houston Tricycles played Clever Team Name every week, they would be 7-1 this season.
  • Besides Clever Team Name, Houston Tricycles would have defeated four other teams this week.
  • Houston Tricycles would have defeated Clever Team Name 84.48 - 67.32 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Clever Team Name, Houston Tricycles would be 6-1.
  • If Houston Tricycles had played every team in the league each week, they would be 57-31.
  • Clever Team Name would have lost to eight other teams besides Houston Tricycles this week.
  • Clever Team Name would be 3-4 if they played the same schedule as Houston Tricycles.
  • If they played every team every week, Clever Team Name would be 33-55.

Game Notes

  • Houston Tricycles underachieved for the fourth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row, scoring 80.88 points against a projected 90.79 this week.
  • Houston Tricycles has won six straight games, the longest current winning streak in the league.
  • Eli Manning had a season-low 6.98 points against a projected 18.12 in the win and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • The 38.10 points by the RBs on Houston Tricycles was the season-high for combined points from the position.
  • Houston Tricycles had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for Clever Team Name.
  • Houston Tricycles is now 3-1 when failing to reach their projection and Clever Team Name falls to 1-4 when scoring below their projected total.
  • Clever Team Name ranked 10th in the league in scoring this week.
  • Jimmy Graham performed well in the loss by having the third-highest score of any TE in the league this week with 12.30 points.

4downcheeseheads Gets Win over Ridgemont Wolves to Grab Third Place

4downcheeseheads (5-3, 698.30 points) got the win over Ridgemont Wolves (3-5, 708.32 points) 77.72 - 61.56, led by Drew Brees with 15.72 points and Brandon Lloyd who scored 14.80. 4downcheeseheads came into the Sunday games already in front 0 - -3.00. They lost the handle after the early Sunday games and trailed 55.76 - 42.80. However, 4downcheeseheads came out of the Sunday night game ahead by 10.96.

4downcheeseheads Smooth Moves

  • 4downcheeseheads was still able to pull out a win with only 2 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.
  • Brandon Lloyd scored 14.80 points, the eighth-highest WR score in the league this week.
  • With 14.00 points scored versus a projected 8.25, Sebastian Janikowski has scored more points than projected for three straight games.
  • Even with both of their RBs falling short of their projected scores, 4downcheeseheads still won.
  • 4downcheeseheads had to contend with three of their bench players not playing this week and they were still able to get the win.

Ridgemont Wolves Regret Tracker

  • The Minnesota Vikings Defense was last in the league in scoring and scored below their projection for the second time this season with -3.00 points against a projected 8.33.
  • 8 of the 9 starters scored less than their projected points.
  • Jermichael Finley has now failed to reach his projection for seven straight games. This week he scored 2.40 points versus a projected 6.14.
  • Ridgemont Wolves would have welcomed more points at WR, where 4downcheeseheads topped them 26.20 - 12.50.
  • With 4.80 points versus a projected 10.99, Wes Welker scored only 43.7% of his projected point total.

What If

  • If 4downcheeseheads played Ridgemont Wolves every week, they would be 3-5 this season.
  • 4downcheeseheads would have beaten only two other teams besides Ridgemont Wolves this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Ridgemont Wolves, 4downcheeseheads would be 4-3.
  • If 4downcheeseheads had played every team in the league each week, they would be 36-51-1.
  • Ridgemont Wolves would have been beaten by every other team in the league this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, 4downcheeseheads would have lost to Ridgemont Wolves 85.66 - 80.98.
  • If they played the same schedule as 4downcheeseheads, Ridgemont Wolves would be 3-4.
  • If they played every team every week, Ridgemont Wolves would be 40-48.

Game Notes

  • It was the lowest score of the season for Ridgemont Wolves. Their 61.56 points were also last in the league in scoring for the week.
  • Despite playing on the losing team, Tom Brady ranked third in the league in scoring with 28.46 points against a projected 19.26 and has now beaten his projection in three straight games.
  • Ridgemont Wolves got a combined 12.50 points from their WRs, their lowest combined scoring output from the WR position this season.
  • With 9.50 points, 4downcheeseheads got the lowest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
  • 4downcheeseheads got 93.6% of their points from players they drafted.
  • 4downcheeseheads is now 3-1 when failing to reach their projection and Ridgemont Wolves falls to 0-2 when scoring below their projected total.
  • 4downcheeseheads was able to win despite putting up the smallest point total of any winning team in the league this week.
  • The margin of victory of 16.16 points was the second-highest margin in the league this week.

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