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    Playoffs: Ted's Top-Notch Team Snatches One from Team Denietolis

    Week 15

    • Ted's Top-Notch Team
    • 6-8
    • Weekly Grade: B-
    • 92
    • Team Denietolis
    • 7-7
    • Weekly Grade: C+
    • 84

    Montana, Brady, and Manning. Those are some of the names that Ted's Top-Notch Team will be synonymous with after their comeback victory against Team Denietolis, overcoming a 27-point deficit on Monday night, defeating Team Denietolis 92 to 84. Ted's Top-Notch Team got 18 points from Demaryius Thomas and 17 from Jay Cutler. Ted's Top-Notch Team goes to 1-2 head-to-head this season against Team Denietolis, avenging a Week 14 upset loss (120 to 90) the last time the teams met. Both sides missed scoring opportunities as Ted's Top-Notch Team had one starter turn in zero points and Team Denietolis also had one. Team Denietolis concluded the regular season with a record of 7-7, good for third place. In terms of scoring average, they ranked slightly worse (fourth with 97.20). Team Denietolis has gone fishin' early, losing in their first postseason contest. No one crushed their opponents like Team Denietolis did. They had the league's best average scoring margin, beating opponents by 33.71 points per game.

    Top Players

      • DeMarco Murray
      • 20
      • Demaryius Thomas
      • 18
      • Jay Cutler
      • 17
      • Eddie Lacy
      • 16

    Smooth Moves by Ted's Top-Notch Team

    • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Demaryius Thomas have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked third in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 18 points.
    • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Eddie Lacy. He had the fourth-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 16 points.
    • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Alshon Jeffery posterizing opponents. He had the sixth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 13 points.
    • Even with a zero from starter Ahmad Bradshaw, Ted's Top-Notch Team was still able to win.
    • Even with only 3 of the 9 starters scoring more than their projection, Ted's Top-Notch Team was still able to win.

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    • Team Denietolis may have missed the opportunity for a win, but they gained an opportunity to be mercilessly taunted by Ted's Top-Notch Team. 
    • Team Denietolis had 5 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.
    • Did not take Tim Wright (0 points) out of the starting lineup this week.
    • With 4 points, A.J. Green scored only 33.6% of his 11.90 projected point total.
    • Team Denietolis saw all three of their WR starters fail to reach their projections.

    What If

    • If Ted's Top-Notch Team played Team Denietolis every week, they would be 9-5-1 this season.
    • Besides Team Denietolis, Ted's Top-Notch Team would have beaten only two other teams this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Team Denietolis, Ted's Top-Notch Team would be 5-7.
    • If Ted's Top-Notch Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 48-56-1.
    • Team Denietolis would have lost to four other teams besides Ted's Top-Notch Team this week.
    • Timing really is everything. Ted's Top-Notch Team would have lost to Team Denietolis 120 - 90 had they played each other last week.
    • Team Denietolis would be 5-7 if they played the same schedule as Ted's Top-Notch Team.
    • Team Denietolis would be 44-58-3 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • Looks like teams bring their A game when they see them on the schedule. Of the losses Team Denietolis has had, six were against opponents who topped their season scoring average that week.
    • Team Denietolis lost by the biggest margin of the week for the third time this season.
    • Ted's Top-Notch Team had the week's largest margin of victory (8 points) for the second time this season.
    • In the loss, the Denver Broncos Defense scored 10 points against a projected 5.20 and has now overachieved in three straight games.
    • In comeback games this season, Team Denietolis is now 1-2, including losses in their last two such matchups.
    • In comeback games this season, Ted's Top-Notch Team is now 4-1, including wins in their last two such matchups.
    • Ted's Top-Notch Team is leveraging their draft well. This week they got 92.4% of their points from players they drafted.
    • The 84 points put up by Team Denietolis ranked sixth in the league this week.
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