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FF Week 1 Recap

Syracuse Express
Millennium Falcons
152.86 PTS (1-0) 61.27 PTS (0-1)
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Syracuse Express Goes Crazy on Millennium Falcons, Starts Season Strong

Syracuse Express accumulated the highest score this week and devastated Millennium Falcons 152.86 to 61.27. Millennium Falcons, who only scored 59.0% of their projected 103.78 points, made it easy on Syracuse Express who won by scoring 44.9% more than their projected 105.46 points. Millennium Falcons was led by the tag team of Cam Newton, with 17.14 points, and the Buffalo Bills Defense, who scored 10.00. Syracuse Express kicks off the season with a 1-0 record, good enough for first place. Millennium Falcons debuts at 0-1 and in seventh place.

Smooth Moves by Syracuse Express

  • That’s one small victory for Syracuse Express. And one small step toward legendary status—in the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • Snatched up Kareem Hunt, who had the best point total in the league with 41.33 points.
  • Picked up the Pittsburgh Steelers Defense, which ranked fourth in the league in scoring and beat their scoring projection by 118.3%, the 10th-highest percentage in the league.
  • Antonio Brown felt like the Rodney Dangerfield of football: “no respect at all” with this week’s projected points. He scored the fifth-most points in the league and beat his projected point total by 139.6%, the eighth-highest percentage in the league.
  • Syracuse Express appears to be some sort of fantasy prophet in the making. Wil Lutz, who was picked up by Syracuse Express, scored 14.00 points against a projected 8.19, topping his projection by 70.9%.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Losing leave you feeling defeated? Set your sights on something better than winning: the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • All 10 players in the starting lineup scored less than their projected points.
  • Left Ty Montgomery on the bench, where he scored 14.00 points and surpassed his scoring projection by 72.0%, the highest percentage of any player on the team.
  • All that glitters is not gold. Picked up Rob Kelley, who scored 3.00 points against his projected 8.89.
  • Jamison Crowder was last in the league in scoring with -2.07 points.

What If

  • Syracuse Express would have been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
  • Syracuse Express would have had to score 101.40 fewer points to lose to all teams in the league this week.
  • Besides Syracuse Express, Millennium Falcons would have been defeated by five other teams this week.
  • Millennium Falcons would have needed an additional 91.60 points to beat all teams in the league this week.

Game Notes

  • Three of the starters for Syracuse Express scored higher than the leading scorer for Millennium Falcons.
  • The 91.59-point margin of victory by Syracuse Express was the widest in the league this week.
  • With 66.19 points, Syracuse Express got the highest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
  • Millennium Falcons got 5.40 points from their WRs, the lowest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • With 61.27 points, Millennium Falcons ranked seventh in the league in scoring this week.
  • No it’s okay, you don’t have to get up and help us out. Despite being on the winning team, Kelvin Benjamin scored only 1.67 points against his projected 7.73.
  • Syracuse Express beat their projected points, while Millennium Falcons fell below their projection.

Liberty City Outlaws
Forte Shades of Jay
97.58 PTS (1-0) 51.47 PTS (0-1)
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Liberty City Outlaws Slaps Forte Shades of Jay, Emerges as an Early Favorite

Liberty City Outlaws picked up 19.00 points from the Carolina Panthers Defense and 17.94 from Matt Ryan to wallop Forte Shades of Jay 97.58 to 51.47. Each team failed to meet expectations, but Liberty City Outlaws managed to score 92.8% of a projected 105.19 points for the win. For Forte Shades of Jay, Marcus Mariota and Amari Cooper played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 17.84 and 10.13 points, respectively. Liberty City Outlaws starts the campaign with a 1-0 record, good enough for third place. Forte Shades of Jay begins at 0-1 and in eighth place.

Smooth Moves by Liberty City Outlaws

  • Liberty City Outlaws, winning proved that Forte Shades of Jay is no matchup for you. But the Toyota Hall of Fame would prove that no Fantasy players are your equal.
  • See what happens when you keep the laces out? Dan Bailey scored 15.00 points, the highest K score in the league this week.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Ezekiel Elliott. He had the sixth-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 17.80 points.
  • The 2.87 points scored by Martellus Bennett was the fifth-highest point total among TEs in the league this week.
  • With 19.00 points, the Carolina Panthers Defense beat their 9.57 projected point total by a team-leading 98.5%.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • In Fantasy Football, you win some, you lose some. Not for Toyota Hall of Famers. They mostly just win. But still.
  • Missed out on an opportunity by leaving the 19.37 points scored by Tyreek Hill on the bench this week. He outperformed his projected point total by 144.3%, the seventh-highest percentage in the league.
  • Forte Shades of Jay had 9 starters fail to reach their projections.
  • Tyler Eifert had the lowest point total in the matchup with 0.27 points.
  • At the DEF position, Forte Shades of Jay got outscored 19.00 – 3.00 by Liberty City Outlaws.

What If

  • Besides Forte Shades of Jay, Liberty City Outlaws would have defeated four other teams this week.
  • Hypothetically speaking, if Liberty City Outlaws had scored 55.29 more points, they would have beaten every team in the league this week.
  • Forte Shades of Jay would have lost to every other team in the league this week.
  • Forte Shades of Jay would’ve needed an additional 101.40 points to beat all teams in the league this week.

Game Notes

  • Two of the starters for Liberty City Outlaws scored higher than the leading scorer for Forte Shades of Jay.
  • Remember when they needed to remind Forrest Gump to STOP? Well, they may need to remind this group of runnings backs to GO. With 16.30 points, Forte Shades of Jay got the lowest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
  • The 46.11-point margin of victory by Liberty City Outlaws was the second-biggest win in the league this week.
  • Amari Cooper was on the losing team, but still had the seventh-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 10.13 points.
  • Dez Bryant did not contribute much to the win by Liberty City Outlaws. He only scored 2.87 points of a projected 9.66.
  • Both teams scored fewer points than projected this week.

Rock Curshers
Georgia Bullies
101.77 PTS (1-0) 89.89PTS (0-1)
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Rock Crushers Beats Georgia Bullies

Rock Crushers played out of their minds, registering the second-highest point total in the league this week to get past Georgia Bullies 101.77 to 89.89. While each team failed to meet expectations, Rock Crushers scored 94.4% of a projected 107.80 points to get the win. Georgia Bullies had two players rank highly this week. Mike Gillislee scored 22.50 points while Ben Roethlisberger put up 19.72. To make matters worse, Georgia Bullies had a starter score zero points (the Houston Texans Defense). Rock Crushers (1-0) starts the season in second place while Georgia Bullies (0-1) opens in fifth place.

Smooth Moves by Rock Crushers

  • That’s one small victory for Rock Crushers. And one small step toward legendary status—in the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • With 30.00 points, the Baltimore Ravens Defense ranked third in the league in scoring and beat their scoring projection by 257.6%, which was the highest percentage in the matchup.
  • Leonard Fournette felt like the Rodney Dangerfield of football, ‘no respect at all’ with this week’s projected points. He scored the eighth-most points in the league and beat his projected point total by 125.1%, the ninth-highest percentage in the league.
  • Rock Crushers won despite having only 3 of their 10 starters exceed their scoring projection.
  • Rock Crushers won even though all three of their WRs scored below their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • In Fantasy Football, you win some, you lose some. Not for Toyota Hall of Famers. They mostly just win. But still.
  • 7 of the starters on Georgia Bullies scored less than their projected points.
  • Georgia Bullies got a zero from the Houston Texans Defense after expecting a projected 12.64-point total.
  • With 0.93 points versus a projected 7.97, Martavis Bryant scored only 11.7% of his projected point total.

What If

  • Besides Georgia Bullies, Rock Crushers would have defeated five other teams this week.
  • Rock Crushers would have had to score 50.31 fewer points to lose to all teams in the league this week.
  • In addition to Rock Crushers, Georgia Bullies would have lost to just two other teams this week.
  • If Georgia Bullies had scored 38.43 fewer points, they would have lost to all teams in the league this week.

Game Notes

  • The 11.88-point margin of victory was the slimmest in the league this week.
  • Rock Crushers had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for Georgia Bullies.
  • The 101.77 points scored by Rock Crushers ranked second in the league this week.
  • Georgia Bullies had the highest losing score in the league this week with 89.89 points.
  • Mike Gillislee played admirably in the loss, ranking ninth in the league in scoring and beating his scoring projection by 159.8%, the sixth-highest percentage in the league.
  • Even in the defeat, the 19.72 points by Ben Roethlisberger was the fourth-highest score of any signal-caller in the league this week.
  • Dalvin Cook was a bright spot for Georgia Bullies in the loss with 18.37 points, the fifth-highest RB score in the league this week.
  • DeAndre Hopkins did his best in the loss, ranking ninth among all WRs in the league with 9.67 points.

NewEngland Deflators
ChrisChristiesNachos
85.25 (1-0) 64.00 PTS (0-1)
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NewEngland Deflators Gets Victory Against ChrisChristiesNachos

NewEngland Deflators got 19.27 points from LeSean McCoy and 15.54 from Aaron Rodgers to take down ChrisChristiesNachos 85.25 to 64.00. Each team fell short of expectations, but NewEngland Deflators managed to score 82.2% of a projected 103.76 points for the win. For ChrisChristiesNachos, Melvin Gordon and the Atlanta Falcons Defense played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 13.07 and 9.00 points, respectively. NewEngland Deflators (1-0) kicks off the campaign in fourth place while ChrisChristiesNachos (0-1) opens in sixth place.

Smooth Moves by NewEngland Deflators

  • Know what’s better than winning your matchup vs. NewEngland Deflators? Getting into the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of LeSean McCoy. He had the fourth-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 19.27 points.
  • Golden Tate scored 12.83 points, the fifth-highest WR score in the league this week.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s just Jordy Nelson posterizing opponents. He had the sixth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 11.27 points.
  • With 5.07 points, Delanie Walker had the third-highest score of any TE in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Loss is a four-letter word to Toyota Hall of Famers. And win is a three-letter word. Hall of Famers are great at Fantasy Football AND counting.
  • This is one of those mistakes that you continuously think about for ten years. Did not start Philip Rivers, who scored 23.68 points to rank sixth in the league in scoring.
  • Did not start Jeremy Maclin, who scored 9.73 points and beat his projected point total by a team-leading 44.8%.
  • Should’ve started Zach Ertz, who underachieved, but still had more points than the starting TE with 6.20 against a projected 6.37.
  • 8 of the starters on ChrisChristiesNachos underperformed versus their projections.

What If

  • Besides ChrisChristiesNachos, NewEngland Deflators would have beaten only two other teams this week.
  • Hypothetically speaking, if NewEngland Deflators had scored 67.62 more points, they would have beaten every team in the league this week.
  • Besides NewEngland Deflators, ChrisChristiesNachos would have been defeated by four other teams this week.
  • If ChrisChristiesNachos had scored 12.54 fewer points, they would have lost to all teams in the league this week.

Game Notes

  • NewEngland Deflators had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for ChrisChristiesNachos.
  • NewEngland Deflators had the lowest winning score in the league this week with 85.25 points.
  • The 64.00 points put up by ChrisChristiesNachos ranked sixth in the league this week.
  • In the loss, Melvin Gordon had the ninth-highest RB score in the league this week with 13.07 points.
  • Birds of a feather really do flock together. NewEngland Deflators got 27.90 points from their WRs, the second-highest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • Despite being on the winning team, Aaron Rodgers, who had the highest projected points in the matchup, fell short of scoring projections with 15.54 points against a projected 25.79.
  • Brandon Marshall failed to meet his projected point total, scoring only 0.67 points of his projected 6.59.
  • Although they won, NewEngland Deflators could have scored more and left the 23.47 points from Adam Thielen on the bench.
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