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FF Week 12 Recap

NewEngland Deflators
Liberty City Outlaws
85.86 PTS (7-5) 76.75 PTS (3-9)
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NewEngland Deflators Beats Liberty City Outlaws to Bring Series Record to 2-0

What’s more likey to happen: Brett Favre’s record 297 consecutive starts at QB being broken or Liberty City Outlaws beating NewEngland Deflators? Liberty City Outlaws is winless this season versus NewEngland Deflators, this time losing by a final score of 85.86 to 76.75. Liberty City Outlaws isn’t an easy win for NewEngland Deflators, who has an average margin of victory of 6.81 points when they play. That’s a lot thinner than their 15.78-point average margin of victory for the season. This week, the Philadephia Eagles Defense was the key difference, putting up 15.00 points. It was a downgrade, however, from the 26.04 points Aaron Rodgers got the last time these teams played. Adding insult to injury, Liberty City Outlaws got zero points from Rishard Matthews. NewEngland Deflators beat Liberty City Outlaws 77.28 to 72.77 in Week 5 and now averages 81.57 points against them.

Smooth Moves by NewEngland Deflators

  • Congrats, NewEngland Deflators. You outscored your opponent. Next up: outperforming all other Fantasy Football players to get into the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • Pulled Evan Engram from their starting lineup, who scored 1.20 points on the bench, fewer than the starting TE.
  • Took the Chicago Bears Defense out of the starting lineup, which scored 7.00 points on the bench, fewer than the starting DEF.
  • NewEngland Deflators is either a fortune teller or really knows their stuff. Latavius Murray, who was picked up by NewEngland Deflators, scored 14.40 points against a projected 8.56, topping his projection by 68.2%.
  • With 10.17 points versus a projected 7.00, Isaiah Crowell exceeded his scoring projection by 45.3%.

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.
  • Did not start the Carolina Panthers Defense, which led the team in scoring with 20.00 points.
  • Tarik Cohen scored the fewest points in the league this week with a season-low -0.57 points.
  • This is how people lose everything in casinos. Liberty City Outlaws thought their luck would change and went back to the well with Jason Witten. However, he scored 2.93 points against a projected 4.83 and has now underachieved in five straight games.
  • At the DEF position, Liberty City Outlaws got outscored by NewEngland Deflators 15.00 – 7.00.

What If

  • NewEngland Deflators would be 7-5 if they played Liberty City Outlaws every week.
  • NewEngland Deflators would’ve lost to every other team in the league besides Liberty City Outlaws this week.
  • NewEngland Deflators would be 4-6 if they played the same schedule as Liberty City Outlaws.
  • NewEngland Deflators would be 32-52 if they played every team every week.
  • Liberty City Outlaws would have been beaten by every other team in the league this week.
  • Timing really is everything. NewEngland Deflators would have lost to Liberty City Outlaws 112.64 – 100.73 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as NewEngland Deflators, Liberty City Outlaws would be 5-5.
  • Liberty City Outlaws would be 31-53 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Apparently these two squads are resting their starters for next week. They were the two lowest-scoring teams in the league this week.
  • It was the second time this season that Liberty City Outlaws has had the lowest score in the league.
  • NewEngland Deflators was not able to cover the 14.77-point spread in the win.
  • NewEngland Deflators won even though Liberty City Outlaws performed better against their scoring projection. Liberty City Outlaws scored 90.1% of their 85.23 projected points, while NewEngland Deflators recorded 85.9% of their 100.00-point projection.
  • NewEngland Deflators got 13.00 points from their WRs, the lowest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • NewEngland Deflators was able to win despite putting up the smallest point total of any winning team in the league this week.
  • NewEngland Deflators won despite failing to reach their projected point total, improving to 4-4 when doing so. Liberty City Outlaws also failed to reach their point expectation and falls to 1-6 in such games.
  • Liberty City Outlaws is in last place in the standings, the ninth week that they have found themselves there this season.

Millennium Falcons
Forte Shades of Jay
131.61 PTS (7-5) 102.73 PTS (5-7)
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Millennium Falcons Beats Forte Shades of Jay, Yet to Lose in Series

Millennium Falcons should maybe buy Forte Shades of Jay a couple drinks or something, because they clearly have their number in fantasy football. Millennium Falcons remained unbeaten against Forte Shades of Jay by winning 131.61 to 102.73. This week, Alvin Kamara was the reason for the win, garnering 32.43 points. It was a bit of a drop-off from the 35.26 points Carson Wentz got the last time these teams played. This is the largest margin of victory for Millennium Falcons in two head-to-head matchups. They beat Forte Shades of Jay 109.13 to 93.72 in Week 5.

Smooth Moves by Millennium Falcons

  • Congrats, Millennium Falcons. You outscored your opponent. Next up: outperforming all other Fantasy Football players to get into the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • With 32.43 points, Alvin Kamara ranked fourth in the league in scoring this week and had the fifth-highest score of any player on Millennium Falcons this season.
  • With 28.98 points, Carson Wentz ranked sixth in the league in scoring.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s just Nelson Agholor posterizing opponents. He had the seventh-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 14.13 points.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Alex Collins. He had the 10th-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 11.80 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Dear, Forte Shades of Jay: Sorry to hear you lost. Toyota Hall of Famers don’t really know how that feels, but surely it can’t feel great. Next week, just win.
  • Samaje Perine, who was left on the bench, exceeded his 9.66-point projection with 17.00 points.
  • Should have started the Minnesota Vikings Defense, which underachieved, but still had more points than the starting DEF with 10.00 against a projected 10.32.
  • With 12.37 points against a projected 18.06, Le’Veon Bell did not meet his projection for the fourth straight game.
  • This is how people lose everything in casinos. Forte Shades of Jay thought their luck would change and went back to the well with the Denver Broncos Defense. However, they scored 6.00 points against a projected 8.54 and has now underachieved in nine straight games.

What If

  • If Millennium Falcons played Forte Shades of Jay every week, they’d be 5-7 this season.
  • Millennium Falcons would have beaten five other teams besides Forte Shades of Jay this week.
  • Millennium Falcons would be 6-4 if they played the same schedule as Forte Shades of Jay.
  • Millennium Falcons would be 39-45 if they played every team every week.
  • In addition to Millennium Falcons, Forte Shades of Jay would have lost to just one other team this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn’t pay off! Had they played each other last week, Millennium Falcons would have lost to Forte Shades of Jay 95.96 – 77.63.
  • Forte Shades of Jay would be 6-4 if they played the same schedule as Millennium Falcons.
  • Forte Shades of Jay would be 44-40 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Four of the seven losses for Forte Shades of Jay this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • Don’t you hate that guy that always has to one-up everybody? Forte Shades of Jay scored 102.73 points and lost. It is the 10th-highest losing score in the league this season.
  • Forte Shades of Jay has the longest current losing streak in the league, having lost three straight games.
  • The margin of victory of 28.88 points was the biggest of the season for Millennium Falcons.
  • Speed, strength, agility, vision, and intelligence. It was all on display this week when the RBs on Millennium Falcons collectively had their best week of the season with 52.76 points.
  • Millennium Falcons had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for Forte Shades of Jay.
  • The win saw Millennium Falcons top their projected points, giving them a 4-1 record when beating their projection. Forte Shades of Jay also overachieved and falls to 5-2 when doing so.
  • Millennium Falcons had the second-highest point total in the league this week.

ChrisChristiesNachos
Georgia Bullies
146.55 PTS (6-6) 88.51 PTS (4-8)
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ChrisChristiesNachos Handles Georgia Bullies for Third Straight Win

Georgia Bullies should probably lay low the next time they meet ChrisChristiesNachos. They’ve been blown out both times the teams have faced each other, this time by a final score of 146.55 to 88.51. Yikes. ChrisChristiesNachos has decimated Georgia Bullies by an average margin of 52.11 points this season when the two teams meet. This week, Julio Jones did the most damage, getting 43.37 points. That’s even higher than Melvin Gordon, who led all players with 31.37 points the last time these teams met. On top of the loss, as Georgia Bullies had a starter score zero points (Sterling Shepard). ChrisChristiesNachos is averaging 128.19 points against Georgia Bullies and beat them 109.83 to 63.65 in Week 5.

Smooth Moves by ChrisChristiesNachos

  • You defeated Georgia Bullies and showed your league you mean business. Show that to the rest of the world—by being in the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • The GM of ChrisChristiesNachos will be talking about this one for years. Julio Jones played like a superhero, posting the most points of the year for ChrisChristiesNachos with 43.37.
  • With 30.47 points, Keenan Allen had the third-highest WR score of the week and the ninth-highest WR score in the league this season.
  • Rob Gronkowski had 17.47 points, the second-highest TE score of the week and the eighth-highest TE score in the league this season.
  • Special teams just got even more special this week, thanks to Greg Zuerlein. His 18.00 points was the highest total among kickers for the week and the fifth-highest K score in the league this season.

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.
  • Could’ve started Jack Doyle, who underachieved, but still outscored the starting TE with 6.27 against a projected 6.53.
  • Should’ve started the Los Angeles Rams Defense, which underachieved, but still had more points than the starting DEF with 7.00 against a projected 8.90.
  • With 1.17 points, Doug Baldwin was last on the team in scoring and got only 13.7% of his 8.52 projected points, his lowest percentage of the season.
  • Georgia Bullies could have used more points from the TE position, where ChrisChristiesNachos beat them 17.47 – 2.60.

What If

  • If ChrisChristiesNachos played Georgia Bullies every week, they’d be 8-4 this year.
  • ChrisChristiesNachos would’ve been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Georgia Bullies, ChrisChristiesNachos would be 3-7.
  • If ChrisChristiesNachos had played every team in the league each week, they would be 44-40.
  • Besides ChrisChristiesNachos, Georgia Bullies would have been defeated by four other teams this week.
  • Timing really is everything. ChrisChristiesNachos would have lost to Georgia Bullies 102.21 – 96.65 had they played each other last week.
  • Georgia Bullies would be 4-6 if they played the same schedule as ChrisChristiesNachos.
  • Georgia Bullies would be 35-49 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Four of the eight losses for Georgia Bullies this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
  • Georgia Bullies scored 88.51 points against a projected 81.33 and has overachieved for seven straight weeks.
  • ChrisChristiesNachos scored 146.55 points, the highest in the league this week and seventh-highest in the league this season.
  • It was the fifth-biggest margin of victory in the league this season at 58.04 points.
  • ChrisChristiesNachos topped their point expectations for the third week in a row. They have now overperformed versus projections for the eighth time.
  • ChrisChristiesNachos got a combined 74.17 points from their WRs, the highest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this season.
  • Georgia Bullies lost by the biggest margin of the week for the fourth time this season.
  • Georgia Bullies got a combined 5.40 points from their RBs, their lowest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.

Rock Crushers
Syracuse Express
94.15 (8-4) 92.38 PTS (8-4)
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Rock Crushers Comes Back to Nip Syracuse Express for Fifth in a Row

Hey, do they give trophies for effort? Nope, well then Syracuse Express won’t be receiving a trophy for that performance. Syracuse Express suffered a close 94.15 to 92.38 loss to Rock Crushers and remains winless (0-2) against them for the season. Syracuse Express is not a guaranteed win for Rock Crushers, who has an average margin of victory of 2.93 points when they play. That’s a lot smaller than their 24.94-point average margin of victory for the season. Tom Brady was the difference, grabbing 26.68 points for Rock Crushers. The last time these teams met, Leonard Fournette led with 43.30. With Michael Crabtree delivering zero points for Rock Crushers, it could have been worse. Rock Crushers is averaging 115.12 points against Syracuse Express and beat them 136.10 to 132.01 in Week 5.

Smooth Moves by Rock Crushers

  • Winning is like a dream come true. A very modest dream, but a dream nonetheless. A much better dream would be getting into the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • With 26.68 points, Tom Brady had the ninth-highest score in the league this week.
  • Dion Lewis put the team on his back with 16.27 points, the sixth-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
  • Alshon Jeffery scored 9.47 points against a projected 7.23 and has now overachieved in four straight games.
  • Jimmy Graham had the fifth-highest TE score in the league this week with 8.27 points.

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.
  • Had a chance to start Tevin Coleman, who outdid his scoring projection of 11.93 points by scoring 21.70 points.
  • Syracuse Express picked up Kenny Stills, who then fell short of his 5.34-point projection by scoring 3.13 points.
  • Syracuse Express had 8 of their 10 starters score less than their projected points.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for Todd Gurley II during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in three straight games after scoring 11.00 points against a projected 16.67 this week.

What If

  • Rock Crushers would be 7-5 if they played Syracuse Express every week.
  • Besides Syracuse Express, Rock Crushers would have defeated three other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Rock Crushers would have defeated Syracuse Express 168.91 – 158.54 had they played each other last week.
  • Rock Crushers would be 6-4 if they played the same schedule as Syracuse Express.
  • Rock Crushers would be 55-29 if they played every team every week.
  • Syracuse Express would have lost to three other teams besides Rock Crushers this week.
  • Syracuse Express would be 6-4 if they played the same schedule as Rock Crushers.
  • If they played every team every week, Syracuse Express would be 56-28.

Game Notes

  • Rock Crushers put up their smallest winning point total of the year.
  • With the win, Rock Crushers has a five-game win streak, currently the longest in the league.
  • What good are running backs if they are running backwards instead of forwards? The 14.77 total points by the RBs on Syracuse Express was their smallest RB output this season.
  • The 1.77-point margin of victory was the slimmest in the league this week.
  • Rock Crushers remains undefeated in close games this season, improving to 2-0.
  • Rock Crushers took the W, even though Syracuse Express performed better against their scoring projection. Syracuse Express scored 86.1% of their 107.25 projected points, while Rock Crushers recorded 76.9% of their 122.37-point projection.
  • Syracuse Express falls to 0-2 in close games this season, remaining winless.
  • In the loss, Antonio Brown scored 38.27 points, the third-highest WR score in the league this season.
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