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GENERAL
Nickname: Cardinals
Colors: Scarlet/White
Coach: Scott Mahoney
League: North Jersey - Liberty
Playoff Division: North Group 1
Playoff Division Rank: #5

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 5
Returning Defensive Starters: 5
2017 JV Record: 6-2
Starting Quarterback Returning: yes
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: yes
Top OL Returning: no
Top Defender Returning: yes

TOP PLAYERS
Frankie Negrini 5'10" 210 Senior RB/ILB 4.7
John Tanis 5'10" 185 Senior WR/DB 4.66
Philip Latora 6'0" 225 Junior TE/DE 4.8

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Speed, Skill Position Players
Team Weaknesses: Youth, Many New Players

RATINGS
2017 Final Power Rating: 7.8
2017 National Rank: #5142
2017 State Rank: #136
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: +2.5
Season Scaling/Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment: -10.2
2018 Starting Power Rating: -5.2
2018 National Rank: #4551
2018 State Rank: #123
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2017 Rating): 18.9
Dynasty National Rank: #3755
2018 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: worse by 24.1
Dynasty Record: 106-49 (50-19 in league)

HISTORICAL
2017 Overall Record: 8-3
2017 League Record/Finish: 4-1 (2nd)
2017 Points For Average: 29.7
2017 Points Against Average: 16.7
2017 Differential: +13
2017 Wins: #6400 Waldwick/Midland Park (Waldwick) (14-12), #7142 Wallington (34-26), #7366 Hawthorne (28-6), #7922 Emerson (34-19), #8448 Lyndhurst (52-7), #12428 Saddle Brook (37-6), #12650 Harrison (32-14), #13232 Elmwood Park (36-0)
2017 Losses: #2182 Hasbrouck Heights (39-14), #3561 New Milford (27-20), #4865 Manchester Regional (Haledon) (28-26)
2017 Opponents W-L: 60-45
Recent Section Championships: 2013 (North 1 I), 2012 (North 1 I), 2011 (North 1 I), 2005 (North 1 I)
Recent League Championships: 2016, 2013 (tied for 1st), 2012, 2011 (North Jersey - Colonial B), 2005 (Bergen/Passaic- King), 2004 (Bergen/Passaic- King)
Winning Streak Entering 2018 Season: none

SCHEDULE
Highest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: New Milford (-3.5), Lyndhurst (-15.8), Hawthorne (-19)
Lowest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Elmwood Park (-44.7), Secaucus (-41), Harrison (-40)
2018 Projected League Finish: 2nd