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FF Week 14 Recap

Syracuse Express
Liberty City Outlaws
164.54 PTS (9-5) 72.20 PTS (3-11)
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Syracuse Express Pounds Liberty City Outlaws, Moves Into First

Syracuse Express can breathe easy. They’re headed to the playoffs after beating Liberty City Outlaws again, this time by a final score of 165.54 to 72.20. This week, Jordan Howard was the team leader, putting up 32.23 points. It was slightly higher than the 30.00 points the Jacksonville Jaguars Defense got the last time these teams played. Adding insult to injury, Liberty City Outlaws got zero points from the Pittsburgh Steelers Defense. Syracuse Express won 120.40 to 102.88 in Week 7, and now has a 55.43-point average margin of victory over Liberty City Outlaws.

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.
  • When is Antonio Brown going to get some respect from the “experts?” With 26.20 points against a projected 10.91, he ranked ninth in the league in scoring and has now overachieved in four straight games.
  • Jordan Howard seemed to take offense to this week’s projected points. He ranked fifth in the league in scoring and beat his scoring projection by 230.2%, the second-highest percentage in the league.
  • Todd Gurley II put the team on his back with 24.20 points, the sixth-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Kareem Hunt. He had the seventh-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 24.07 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Losing leave you feeling defeated? Set your sights on something better than winning: the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • Left Jonathan Stewart on the bench, where he exceeded his scoring projection by a league-leading 422.8%.
  • The Carolina Panthers Defense was left on the bench, where they bested their expected 10.26-point total by putting up 18.00 points.
  • It was a bad week at RB for Liberty City Outlaws, who was outscored at the position 80.50 – 20.60 by Syracuse Express.
  • The 10.84 points scored by Matt Ryan fell short of his 18.55-point projection, the third straight game where that has happened.

What If

  • If Syracuse Express played Liberty City Outlaws every week, they’d be 12-2 this year.
  • Syracuse Express would have been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Syracuse Express would have defeated Liberty City Outlaws 78.93 – 73.92 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Liberty City Outlaws, Syracuse Express would be 7-5.
  • If Syracuse Express had played every team in the league each week, they would be 65-33.
  • Liberty City Outlaws would have been beaten by every other team in the league this week.
  • Liberty City Outlaws would be 4-8 if they played the same schedule as Syracuse Express.
  • Liberty City Outlaws would be 31-67 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Four of the 11 losses for Liberty City Outlaws this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
  • The matchup had both the highest-scoring and lowest-scoring teams in the league this week.
  • The margin of victory of 93.34 points set the record as the biggest in the league this season.
  • Five of the starters for Syracuse Express scored higher than the leading scorer for Liberty City Outlaws.
  • This was the second time this season that Liberty City Outlaws lost by the week’s biggest margin.
  • With a combined 80.50 points from the RB position, Syracuse Express got the highest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this season.
  • The tragedy of being an underachiever is that Liberty City Outlaws knows what they should be, but reality keeps telling them that they’re wrong. They scored 72.20 points against a projected 79.94 and underachieved for the ninth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row.
  • Liberty City Outlaws had the league’s lowest score of the week for the fourth time this season.

Forte Shades of Jay
Rock Crushers
120.20 PTS (7-7) 75.16 PTS (9-5)
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Forte Shades of Jay Blasts Rock Crushers, Boots Them from Top Spot

Forte Shades of Jay remains unbeaten in two matchups against Rock Crushers after another beatdown, this time by a final score of 120.20 to 75.16. Russell Wilson did the most damage, getting 28.84 points for Forte Shades of Jay. The last time these teams met, Amari Cooper led with 39.00. Both sides missed scoring opportunities, as Forte Shades of Jay had one starter turn in zero points and Rock Crushers also had one. This is the closest win for Forte Shades of Jay in two head-to-head matchups. They defeated Rock Crushers 120.55 to 75.09 in Week 7.

Smooth Moves by Forte Shades of Jay

  • A win like that must feel great, Forte Shades of Jay. Know what feels better? Getting in the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • Russell Wilson ranked seventh in the league in scoring with 28.84 points against a projected 21.18 and has now overachieved in four straight games.
  • With 22.00 points, the Denver Broncos Defense was the highest-scoring DEF of the week.
  • Le’Veon Bell put up 27.93 points, which was the eighth-highest score in the league this week.
  • With 9.33 points, Hunter Henry had the second-highest score of any TE in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Dear, Rock Crushers: 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.
  • Missed an opportunity by leaving Dak Prescott on the bench. He scored 32.58 points, the fourth-highest score in the league this week.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for Tom Brady during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in three straight games after scoring 11.32 points against a projected 25.33 this week.
  • The 6.00 points scored by Michael Crabtree fell short of his 7.51-point projection, the fifth straight game where that has happened.
  • Who needs offense when the defense is so dominant!? Rock Crushers got outscored 22.00 – 2.00 by Forte Shades of Jay at the DEF position.

What If

  • If Forte Shades of Jay played Rock Crushers every week, they would be 7-7 this season.
  • Besides Rock Crushers, Forte Shades of Jay would have defeated four other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Forte Shades of Jay would have defeated Rock Crushers 131.71 – 104.32 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Rock Crushers, Forte Shades of Jay would be 7-5.
  • Forte Shades of Jay would be 56-42 if they played every team every week.
  • Besides Forte Shades of Jay, Rock Crushers would have been defeated by five other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Forte Shades of Jay, Rock Crushers would be 8-4.
  • Rock Crushers would be 59-39 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Maybe the league is colluding against them. All five of the losses for Rock Crushers this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • Rock Crushers underachieved for the seventh time this season, including the last three weeks in a row, scoring 75.16 points against a projected 106.99 this week.
  • The manager of Forte Shades of Jay was probably the person who destroyed the curve on every test in school. They scored 120.20 points against a projected 99.82 and beat their scoring projection for the ninth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row.
  • Rock Crushers had their six-game win streak snapped in the loss.
  • Two of the starters for Forte Shades of Jay scored higher than the leading scorer for Rock Crushers.
  • The WRs from Forte Shades of Jay scored the fewest points of any team in the league this week, with only 6.33 points.
  • Forte Shades of Jay is now 4-2 in blowout games, including wins in their last four such contests.
  • Rock Crushers lost in a blowout. They are now 2-2 in blowout matchups this year.

NewEngland Deflators
Georgia Bullies
122.66 PTS (8-6) 92.30 PTS (4-10)
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NewEngland Deflators Picks Up Victory over Georgia Bullies, Grabs Fourth Place

Cancel your winter plans, NewEngland Deflators, you’re headed to the playoffs. With another win over Georgia Bullies, this time by a final score of 122.66 to 92.30, NewEngland Deflators clinches a spot in the postseason. This week, LeSean McCoy was the key player, putting up 34.60 points. It was even more than the 29.68 points Alex Smith got the last time these teams played. Adding insult to injury, as Georgia Bullies had a starter score zero points (Ameer Abdullah). This is the biggest win for NewEngland Deflators in two head-to-head matchups. They beat Georgia Bullies 95.75 to 89.33 in Week 7.

Smooth Moves by NewEngland Deflators

  • Know what’s better than winning your matchup vs. NewEngland Deflators? Getting into the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • If this was college, LeSean McCoy would expect to get a sleeve of helmet stickers. He ranked second in the league in scoring this week with 34.60 points. It was also the fifth-highest score of any player on NewEngland Deflators this season.
  • The 18.00 points scored by Adam Thielen was the fourth-highest score by a WR in the league this week.
  • With 17.60 points, Davante Adams ranked fifth in the league in scoring among WRs this week.
  • The Chicago Bears Defense scored 14.00 points against a projected 8.75 and has now overachieved in three straight games.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Life, like Fantasy Football, is full of wins and losses. The Toyota Hall of Fame, however, is pretty much only full of wins.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for the Houston Texans Defense during this cold streak. They scored below their projection in four straight games after scoring 6.00 points against a projected 8.87 this week.
  • It was a bad week at RB for Georgia Bullies, who was outscored at the position 36.40 – 7.93 by NewEngland Deflators.
  • At the DEF position, Georgia Bullies got outscored 14.00 – 6.00 by NewEngland Deflators.
  • Sterling Shepard scored the fewest points on the team and scored below his projection for the sixth time this season with 0.17 points against a projected 6.24.

What If

  • NewEngland Deflators would be 7-7 if they played Georgia Bullies every week.
  • Besides Georgia Bullies, NewEngland Deflators would have defeated five other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? NewEngland Deflators would have defeated Georgia Bullies 117.64 – 77.69 had they played each other last week.
  • NewEngland Deflators would be 3-9 if they played the same schedule as Georgia Bullies.
  • If NewEngland Deflators had played every team in the league each week, they would be 42-56.
  • Georgia Bullies would have lost to three other teams besides NewEngland Deflators this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as NewEngland Deflators, Georgia Bullies would be 5-7.
  • Georgia Bullies would be 39-59 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Five of the 10 losses for Georgia Bullies this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
  • Georgia Bullies had ‘Rudy’ on constant reply the past nine weeks because they keep overachieving. This week they scored 92.30 points against a projected 76.48.
  • Georgia Bullies has lost four straight games, the longest current losing streak in the league.
  • In the loss, Ben Roethlisberger ranked sixth in the league in scoring with 29.74 points against a projected 17.17 and has now overachieved in five straight games.
  • NewEngland Deflators was able to cover the 15.80-point spread in the win.
  • NewEngland Deflators had their highest score of the season with 122.66 points.
  • Georgia Bullies got a combined 42.70 points from their WRs, their highest combined scoring output from the WR position this season.
  • After scoring 7.40 points against a projected 5.80, Sammy Watkins has now exceeded his projection in three straight weeks.

Milliennium Falcons
ChrisChristiesNachos
112.78 (9-5) 83.50 PTS (7-7)
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Millennium Falcons Picks Up Victory over ChrisChristiesNachos, Notches Third in a Row

Cancel your winter plans, Millennium Falcons, you’re headed to the playoffs. With another win over ChrisChristiesNachos, this time by a final score of 112.78 to 83.50, Millennium Falcons clinches a spot in the postseason. Carson Wentz was the X-factor, getting 35.24 points this week, about even with his 35.02 points the last time these teams met. This is the highest margin for Millennium Falcons in two head-to-head matchups. They defeated ChrisChristiesNachos 110.32 to 89.65 in Week 7.

Smooth Moves by Millennium Falcons

  • You defeated ChrisChristiesNachos and showed your league you mean business. Show that to the rest of the world—by being in the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • Carson Wentz led the league in scoring with 35.24 points, the fourth-highest score of any player on Millennium Falcons this season.
  • With 12.07 points, Marquise Goodwin, who Millennium Falcons picked up this week, beat his 6.40-point projection by 88.6%.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s just Michael Thomas posterizing opponents. He had the third-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 18.80 points.
  • With 8.73 points, Kyle Rudolph ranked third in the league this week in scoring among TEs.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • It’s OK, ChrisChristiesNachos. Losing happens. Not necessarily to Toyota Hall of Famers, but to other folks, sure.
  • Could have started Jared Goff, who underachieved, but still had more points than the starting QB with 15.16 against a projected 19.93.
  • Whoever gave you this advice, you might want to lose their number. Picked up and started Stephen Anderson, who then scored below his 4.72-point projection with 1.07 points.
  • They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Acquired and started Josh McCown, who scored -5.46 points, the fewest of any player in the matchup.
  • 6 of the starters on ChrisChristiesNachos scored less than their projected points.

What If

  • If Millennium Falcons played ChrisChristiesNachos every week, they’d be 5-9 this season.
  • Millennium Falcons would have beaten three other teams besides ChrisChristiesNachos this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as ChrisChristiesNachos, Millennium Falcons would be 5-7.
  • If Millennium Falcons had played every team in the league each week, they would be 48-50.
  • Besides Millennium Falcons, ChrisChristiesNachos would have been defeated by four other teams this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn’t pay off! Had they played each other last week, Millennium Falcons would have lost to ChrisChristiesNachos 124.73 – 122.46.
  • If they played the same schedule as Millennium Falcons, ChrisChristiesNachos would be 7-5.
  • ChrisChristiesNachos would be 52-46 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Luck has not been with ChrisChristiesNachos, as five of their seven losses have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • With the win, Millennium Falcons has a three-game win streak, currently the longest in the league.
  • Millennium Falcons scored 112.78 points against a projected 102.70 and beat their scoring projection for the seventh time this season, including the last three weeks in a row.
  • The 29.28-point margin of victory was the slimmest in the league this week.
  • ChrisChristiesNachos could not extend their four-game win streak.
  • The RBs for ChrisChristiesNachos combined to score 43.36 points, 51.9% of the team’s total score.
  • It was the biggest loss of the season for ChrisChristiesNachos.
  • Millennium Falcons had the lowest winning score in the league this week with 112.78 points.
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