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    Finicky Fat Guys Gets Upset Against Benny Blanco for Third Straight Win

    Week 6

    • Finicky Fat Guys
    • 5-1
    • Weekly Grade: A+
    • 138.88
    • Benny Blanco
    • 3-3
    • Weekly Grade: C+
    • 109.5

    Fantasy football owners will accept any point margin to keep a win streak alive, but if you are able to win in a commanding fashion, it makes the streak all the more sweet. That is what Finicky Fat Guys accomplished this week when they put up the second-highest point total in the league this week, and won their third consecutive win to defeat Benny Blanco 138.88 to 109.50. Finicky Fat Guys is making magic happen for their team, as they have the second-highest overall point total in the league this season by averaging 122.83 points per matchup. Benny Blanco remains in fifth place with a 3-3 record. Finicky Fat Guys is in second place having also recently run over WhoreSlutBitches (128.74 to 105.92) and Sterling Owned (122.14 to 116.16).

    Top Players

      • Matt Forte
      • 32.70
      • DeMarco Murray
      • 24.60
      • Jay Cutler
      • 23.34
      • Philadelphia Eagles Defense
      • 22.28

    Smooth Moves by Finicky Fat Guys

    • The Detroit Lions Defense had 22.24 points, the second-highest DEF score of the week and the fifth-highest score among DEF in the league this season.
    • Kickers are important too and Stephen Gostkowski proved that this week. His 17.00 points was the highest total among kickers for the week and the fourth-highest K score in the league this season.
    • Just call him Fred Flintstone, because he was toting the rock all day long. Matt Forte had 32.70 points, the highest RB score of the week and the second-highest RB score in the league this season.
    • DeMarco Murray put the team on his back with 24.60 points, the fourth-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
    • Those were the projections? We thought that was the starting point. 6 of the 9 starters on Finicky Fat Guys exceeded their projected points.

    Toyota Missed Opportunities

    • Benny Blanco may have missed the opportunity for a win, but they gained an opportunity to be mercilessly taunted by Finicky Fat Guys. 
    • Missed out on an opportunity by leaving the 19.80 points scored by Malcom Floyd on the bench this week. He outperformed his projected point total by 193.8%, the second-highest percentage in the league.
    • Jeremy Maclin had two season-lows this week. He scored a season-low 2.60 points and recorded only 18.7% of his 13.88-point projection.
    • It was a season-low scoring total for Julio Jones, who had 8.90 points. He had a projected total of 18.03 points and this week was the third straight game of underperformance versus his projection.
    • Benny Blanco lost despite having only 4 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.

    What If

    • If Finicky Fat Guys played Benny Blanco every week, they would be 4-2 this season.
    • Besides Benny Blanco, Finicky Fat Guys would have defeated nine other teams this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Benny Blanco, Finicky Fat Guys would be 4-1.
    • If Finicky Fat Guys had played every team in the league each week, they would be 52-14.
    • Besides Finicky Fat Guys, Benny Blanco would have been defeated by five other teams this week.
    • Timing really is everything. Finicky Fat Guys would have lost to Benny Blanco 158.70 - 122.14 had they played each other last week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Finicky Fat Guys, Benny Blanco would be 2-3.
    • If they played every team every week, Benny Blanco would be 36-30.

    Game Notes

    • All three of the losses for Benny Blanco this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
    • The top players for Finicky Fat Guys were elite in the matchup, as three of their starters outperformed the leading scorer for Benny Blanco.
    • Don't you hate that guy that always has to one-up everybody? Benny Blanco scored 109.50 points and lost. It is the eighth-highest losing score in the league this season.
    • Finicky Fat Guys topped their point expectations for the third week in a row. They have now overperformed versus projections for the fifth time.
    • Finicky Fat Guys was able to win with little help from Cordarrelle Patterson, who had a season-low 3.30 points and is on a five-week underperforming streak.
    • We don't condone cheating, but this group of wide receivers might want to spray Stickum on their gloves. The 28.60 total points by the WRs on Benny Blanco was their lowest WR output this season.
    • This must be how Jay Leno feels with a garage full of high performance cars. Finicky Fat Guys got a combined 60.00 points from their RBs, their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
    • Benny Blanco could not extend their three-game win streak.
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