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FF Week 9 Recap

Georgia Bullies
Liberty City Outlaws
92.92 PTS (3-6) 84.68 PTS (2-7)
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Georgia Bullies Beats Liberty City Outlaws and Remains Unbeaten in Head-to-Head Play

What’s more likey to happen: a Browns/Lions Super Bowl or Liberty City Outlaws beating Georgia Bullies? Liberty City Outlaws has yet to beat Georgia Bullies, falling 92.92 to 84.68. This week, Doug Baldwin was the key player, putting up 18.20 points. That’s slightly higher than Travis Kelce, who led all players with 17.87 points the last time these teams met. This is the smallest margin of victory for Georgia Bullies in two head-to-head matchups. They defeated Liberty City Outlaws 105.67 to 62.84 in Week 2.

Smooth Moves by Georgia Bullies

  • Winning feels great all week long. Becoming a member of the Toyota Hall of Fame feels great the rest of your life.
  • Doug Baldwin scored 18.20 points, the third-highest WR score in the league this week.
  • Jay Ajayi put the team on his back with 13.70 points, the seventh-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
  • The 11.73 points scored by DeAndre Hopkins was the seventh-highest score by a WR in the league this week.
  • Travis Kelce had the second-highest TE score in the league this week with 10.87 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.
  • Missed an opportunity by leaving Matthew Stafford on the bench. He scored 25.44 points, the sixth-highest score in the league this week.
  • Left Rishard Matthews on the bench, where he scored 10.67 points and surpassed his scoring projection by 92.6%, the highest percentage of any player on the team.
  • Liberty City Outlaws was dominated at the TE position, scoring 0.33 points versus the 10.87 for Georgia Bullies.
  • The best offense is a good defense. Liberty City Outlaws got beat 15.00 – 7.00 by Georgia Bullies at the DEF position.

What If

  • If Georgia Bullies played Liberty City Outlaws every week, they would be 4-5 this season.
  • Georgia Bullies would have beaten three other teams besides Liberty City Outlaws this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Liberty City Outlaws, Georgia Bullies would be 2-5.
  • If Georgia Bullies had played every team in the league each week, they would be 26-37.
  • Besides Georgia Bullies, Liberty City Outlaws would have been defeated by five other teams this week.
  • Timing really is everything. Georgia Bullies would have lost to Liberty City Outlaws 111.86 – 104.21 had they played each other last week.
  • Liberty City Outlaws would be 2-5 if they played the same schedule as Georgia Bullies.
  • Liberty City Outlaws would be 24-39 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Liberty City Outlaws has lost seven times and five of them have come to teams who beat their scoring average in that matchup.
  • Georgia Bullies had ‘Rudy’ on constant reply the past four weeks because they keep overachieving. This week they scored 92.92 points against a projected 91.17.
  • Georgia Bullies put up their smallest winning point total of the year.
  • The 8.24-point margin of victory was the slimmest in the league this week.
  • Sterling Shepard did little to help Georgia Bullies, underperforming versus projections for the third straight game with 4.67 points against a projected 6.06.
  • Georgia Bullies is leveraging their draft well. This week they got 95.0% of their points from players they drafted.
  • Georgia Bullies outdid their projection in the win, while Liberty City Outlaws came in under their point expectation. Georgia Bullies is now 2-2 when overachieving, while Liberty City Outlaws falls to 1-5 when failing to reach their projection.
  • Liberty City Outlaws ranked seventh in the league in scoring this week.

Forte Shades of Jay
Syracuse Express
123.42 PTS (5-4) 86.76 PTS (7-2)
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Forte Shades of Jay Turns the Tables on Syracuse Express to Move into Fourth Place

Forte Shades of Jay put up the highest point total in the league this week to defeat Syracuse Express 123.42 to 86.76. Forte Shades of Jay came into the matchup as the underdog, with a projected spread of 14.12. This shocker was revenge for a Week 2 101.11 to 67.40 shellacking by Syracuse Express. Leading Syracuse Express, Todd Gurley II (20.90 points) and Drew Brees (20.72) both ranked highly overall for the week. On top of the loss, Syracuse Express had a starter score zero points (Kelvin Benjamin). Forte Shades of Jay (5-4, 936.32 points) climbs into fourth place and Syracuse Express (7-2, 1,088.13 points) stays in first place.

Smooth Moves by Forte Shades of Jay

  • Congrats, Forte Shades of Jay. You outscored your opponent. Next up: outperforming all other Fantasy Football players to get into the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • T.Y. Hilton just showcased one of the season’s standout performances with 36.67 points this week. It was the week’s highest point total, and the 16th-most points scored this season.
  • One of these days the prognosticators will give Russell Wilson his due props. He ranked fourth in the league in scoring with 26.58 points against a projected 20.85 and has now overachieved in three straight games.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s just Tyreek Hill posterizing opponents. He had the eighth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 11.17 points.
  • Adam Vinatieri scored 10.00 points against a projected 7.62 and has now overachieved in four straight games.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • After any loss, it’s good to reflect on the choices you’ve made. One you’ll never regret is being a Toyota Hall of Famer.
  • Cameron Brate has now underachieved in three straight games after scoring a matchup-low 0.60 points against a projected 5.55.
  • After a season-low 5.30 points against a projected 15.28, Kareem Hunt has scored below his projection in four straight games.
  • It’s times like these when it’s important to support your players when they’re down. So move the mouse pointer away from the DROP button. Wil Lutz scored a season-low 6.00 points, 58.2% of his projected 10.31, which is his lowest percentage of the year.
  • 6 of the starters on Syracuse Express scored less than their projected points.

What If

  • Forte Shades of Jay would be 4-5 if they played Syracuse Express every week.
  • Forte Shades of Jay would have been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Forte Shades of Jay would have defeated Syracuse Express 104.65 – 79.17.
  • If they played the same schedule as Syracuse Express, Forte Shades of Jay would be 3-4.
  • If Forte Shades of Jay had played every team in the league each week, they would be 37-26.
  • Besides Forte Shades of Jay, Syracuse Express would have been defeated by three other teams this week.
  • Syracuse Express would be 6-1 if they played the same schedule as Forte Shades of Jay.
  • If they played every team every week, Syracuse Express would be 47-16.

Game Notes

  • The manager of Forte Shades of Jay was probably the person who destroyed the curve on every test in school. They scored 123.42 points against a projected 88.92 and beat their scoring projection for the sixth time this season, including the last four weeks in a row.
  • The 123.42 points by Forte Shades of Jay led the league. It is the third time they have led the league in scoring this season.
  • It was the 10th-biggest margin of victory in the league this season at 36.66 points.
  • The loss snapped a three-game win streak by Syracuse Express.
  • Two of the starters for Forte Shades of Jay scored higher than the leading scorer for Syracuse Express.
  • With the win, Forte Shades of Jay now has a 2-2 record in upset games this season.
  • Forte Shades of Jay got a combined 59.84 points from their WRs, the highest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • They may need to check dentals records to identify this victim. Syracuse Express had their worst loss of the season, losing by 36.66 points.

Rock Crushers
ChrisChristiesNachos
105.89 PTS (5-3) 80.45 PTS (3-6)
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Rock Crushers Gets Victory Against ChrisChristiesNachos, Moves Up to Third Place

Rock Crushers is probably a huge fan of Dak Prescott right now, who posted the third-highest player score of the week with 29.66 points, leading to a 105.89 to 80.45 victory over ChrisChristiesNachos. This win served ChrisChristiesNachos a cold dish of revenge after they won a Week 2 matchup, 136.80 to 128.22. ChrisChristiesNachos was led by the tag team of Adrian Peterson, with 26.43 points, and Greg Zuerlein, who scored 17.00. Rock Crushers (5-4, 965.01 points) climbs into third place while ChrisChristiesNachos (3-6, 895.31 points) stays in sixth place.

Smooth Moves by Rock Crushers

  • Winning feels great all week long. Becoming a member of the Toyota Hall of Fame feels great the rest of your life.
  • With 29.66 points, Dak Prescott ranked third in the league in scoring.
  • Marshawn Lynch scored 18.10 points, which ranked fourth out of all the RBs in the league this week.
  • Alshon Jeffery scored 17.60 points, the fourth-highest WR score in the league this week.
  • The 11.03 points scored by Javorius Allen was the eighth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.

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.
  • Kirk Cousins was last in the matchup in scoring and achieved only 1.8% of his projected point total, his lowest percentage of the season.
  • Doug Martin has now failed to reach his projection for three straight games. This week he scored 0.70 points versus a projected 9.15.
  • At the QB position, ChrisChristiesNachos got outscored 29.66 – 0.28 by Rock Crushers.
  • The best offense is a good defense. ChrisChristiesNachos got beat 11.00 – 1.00 by Rock Crushers at the DEF position.

What If

  • If Rock Crushers played ChrisChristiesNachos every week, they’d be 5-4 this year.
  • Rock Crushers would have beaten four other teams besides ChrisChristiesNachos this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Rock Crushers would have defeated ChrisChristiesNachos 127.61 – 106.86.
  • Rock Crushers would be 3-4 if they played the same schedule as ChrisChristiesNachos.
  • Rock Crushers would be 37-26 if they played every team every week.
  • ChrisChristiesNachos would have been beaten by every other team in the league this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Rock Crushers, ChrisChristiesNachos would be 3-4.
  • If they played every team every week, ChrisChristiesNachos would be 31-32.

Game Notes

  • ChrisChristiesNachos had the league’s lowest score of the week for the first time this season.
  • With the loss, ChrisChristiesNachos has the longest losing streak in the league, stretching back four straight games.
  • Rock Crushers was able to win with little help from A.J. Green, who had a season-low 0.40 points and is on a three-week underperforming streak.
  • Although Rock Crushers won, it was no thanks to Michael Crabtree, who scored 2.67 points and has now scored below his projection in three straight weeks.
  • The best group of RBs in the league this week was on ChrisChristiesNachos, which got 34.76 points from the position.
  • It was the biggest loss of the season for ChrisChristiesNachos.
  • The draft continues to pay off for Rock Crushers, which got 74.9% of their points from players they drafted.
  • In the loss, Greg Zuerlein scored 17.00 points, the fourth-highest K score in the league this season.

Millennium Falcons
NewEngland Deflators
108.35 (6-3) 85.84 PTS (5-4)
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Millennium Falcons Gets Victory Against NewEngland Deflators, Remains Unbeaten in Series

Millennium Falcons stays undefeated in two matchups against NewEngland Deflators with a 108.35 to 85.84 win. Carson Wentz was the difference, getting 31.76 points for Millennium Falcons. The last time these teams met, Devonta Freeman led with 21.47. This is the largest margin for Millennium Falcons in two head-to-head matchups. They beat NewEngland Deflators 78.79 to 72.17 in Week 2.

Smooth Moves by Millennium Falcons

  • You defeated NewEngland Deflators and showed your league you mean business. Show that to the rest of the world—by being in the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • Is this your audition for head talent scout of a pro team? Picked up Jared Cook, who beat his scoring projection by 140.6%, the seventh-highest percentage in the league.
  • With 17.00 points, the Seattle Seahawks Defense was the top-scoring DEF of the week.
  • The 31.76 points scored by Carson Wentz ranked second in the league in scoring this week and fourth for any player on Millennium Falcons this season.
  • Alvin Kamara seemed to take offense to this week’s projected points. He ranked 10th in the league in scoring and beat his scoring projection by 167.8%, the fifth-highest percentage in the league.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Dear, NewEngland Deflators: 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.
  • All that glitters is not gold. Picked up Ryan Succop, who scored 5.00 points against his projected 8.86.
  • The Buffalo Bills Defense was last in the matchup in scoring with 1.00 point against a projected 11.27 and underachieved for the third time this season.
  • This is how people lose everything in casinos. NewEngland Deflators thought their luck would change and went back to the well with Jordy Nelson. However, he scored 2.33 points against a projected 6.22 and has now underachieved in four straight games.
  • At the DEF position, NewEngland Deflators got outscored by Millennium Falcons 17.00 – 1.00.

What If

  • If Millennium Falcons played NewEngland Deflators every week, they would be 7-2 this season.
  • Besides NewEngland Deflators, Millennium Falcons would have defeated five other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as NewEngland Deflators, Millennium Falcons would be 3-4.
  • If Millennium Falcons had played every team in the league each week, they would be 27-36.
  • NewEngland Deflators would have lost to four other teams besides Millennium Falcons this week.
  • Timing really is everything. Millennium Falcons would have lost to NewEngland Deflators 118.52 – 70.60 had they played each other last week.
  • NewEngland Deflators would be 4-3 if they played the same schedule as Millennium Falcons.
  • NewEngland Deflators would be 23-40 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Maybe the league is colluding against them. All four of the losses for NewEngland Deflators this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • The margin of victory of 22.51 points was the biggest of the season for Millennium Falcons.
  • The WRs on NewEngland Deflators collectively had their best week of the season with 42.52 points.
  • Not going to name names, but some people here aren’t pulling their weight. Forget it, Devonta Freeman needs to step it up! He scored 5.80 points against a projected 10.09 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in five straight games.
  • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn’t mean he’s one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, Michael Thomas scored 4.33 points against a projected 8.17 and has now underachieved in four straight games.
  • The WRs from Millennium Falcons scored the fewest points of any team in the league this week, with only 8.86 points.
  • With 108.35 points, Millennium Falcons scored the second-most points in the league this week.
  • Millennium Falcons overachieved in the win, improving to 3-0 when beating their projected points this season, while NewEngland Deflators falls to 3-4 when scoring below their projected points.
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