Michael's Team Tops Pack Attack, Climbs to Sixth Place

Week 6

  • Michael's Team
  • 3-3
  • Weekly Grade: B+
  • 112.72
  • Pack Attack
  • 3-3
  • Weekly Grade: B-
  • 105

Just like Batman and Robin, Brian Hoyer and Jimmy Graham were a deadly combo for Michael's Team, leading the way to a 112.72 to 105.00 victory over Pack Attack. They recorded 24.22 and 18.00 points, respectively. With this win, Michael's Team scored 23.7% more than projected and has now beaten expectations three weeks running. Pack Attack had two players rank highly this week. Calvin Johnson scored 25.60 points while the Miami Dolphins Defense put up 25.00. Michael's Team (3-3, 614.72 points) climbs into sixth place and Pack Attack (3-3, 612.04 points) drops to seventh place.

Top Players

    • Calvin Johnson
    • 25.60
    • Miami Dolphins Defense
    • 25.00
    • Brian Hoyer
    • 24.22
    • Aaron Rodgers
    • 19.60

Smooth Moves by Michael's Team

  • With 14.00 points, Brandon McManus had the highest score for a K in the league this week.
  • Picked up Brian Hoyer, who led the team in scoring with 24.22 points.
  • Jimmy Graham had the second-highest TE score in the league this week with 18.00 points.
  • Michael Floyd scored a season-high 13.50 points and beat his scoring projection by 71.5%, which also is a season-high.
  • 6 of 9 players in the starting lineup for Michael's Team topped their projected points.

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  • We searched your league's browser history, and guess who studied our articles? Michael's Team did, 112.72 times.
  • Picked up and started Ty Montgomery, who scored a team-worst 30.8% of his projected point total for 2.50 points, which was also last on the team.
  • The 3.00 points scored by Knile Davis fell short of his 5.71-point projection, the fourth straight game where that has happened.
  • Our kicker can beat up your kicker. Pack Attack got outscored 14.00 - 3.00 by Michael's Team at the K position.
  • Matt Bryant did not meet his 8.98 projected points and has now underperformed versus projections for five straight weeks. He also scored a season-low 3.00 points.

What If

  • If Michael's Team played Pack Attack every week, they'd be 3-3 this season.
  • Besides Pack Attack, Michael's Team would have defeated five other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Pack Attack, Michael's Team would be 3-2.
  • If Michael's Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 30-36.
  • Pack Attack would have lost to six other teams besides Michael's Team this week.
  • Timing really is everything. Michael's Team would have lost to Pack Attack 115.34 - 101.76 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Michael's Team, Pack Attack would be 3-2.
  • Pack Attack would be 32-34 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Depth was a factor: Even though Pack Attack lost, they had two players score higher than the leading scorer for Michael's Team.
  • Michael's Team beat their scoring projection for the fifth time this season by scoring 112.72 points against a projected 91.16. They have now overachieved three weeks in a row.
  • A silver lining in the loss: Pack Attack had their highest losing score of the season with 105.00 points.
  • At 7.72 points, the margin of victory was the tightest of the week.
  • With a combined 36.00 points from their WRs, Michael's Team got their highest combined scoring output from the WR position this season.
  • Remember when they needed to remind Forrest Gump to STOP? Well, they may need to remind this group of runnings backs to GO. With 8.00 points, Pack Attack got the lowest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
  • In the loss, the Miami Dolphins Defense scored 25.00 points, the second-highest DEF score in the league this season.
  • Michael's Team beat their projected points and now have a 3-2 record when beating their projection, while Pack Attack falls to 2-2 when exceeding their expected point total.
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