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    Americas Team Pulls Off Comeback over Luck Dynasty, Notches Fourth in a Row

    Week 9

    • Americas Team
    • 7-2
    • Weekly Grade: A+
    • 140
    • Luck Dynasty
    • 5-4
    • Weekly Grade: A+
    • 135.6

    Maybe Americas Team will be able to figure out what the phrase "by the skin of my teeth" means after this narrow victory, edging Luck Dynasty 140.00 to 135.60 to remain undefeated in head-to-head matchups. Luck Dynasty is not a guaranteed win for Americas Team, who has a 5.40-point average margin of victory against them. It's much smaller than their 11.43-point average margin of victory on the season. This week, Ben Roethlisberger was the reason for the win, getting 47.00 points. That's a huge upgrade over Randall Cobb, who led all players with 20.00 points the last time these teams met. Americas Team is averaging 115.90 points against Luck Dynasty and beat them 91.80 to 85.40 in Week 2.

    Top Players

      • Ben Roethlisberger
      • 47.00
      • Tom Brady
      • 36.60
      • Antonio Brown
      • 26.00
      • Rob Gronkowski
      • 22.00

    Smooth Moves by Americas Team

    • Ben Roethlisberger had the second-most points in the league this season with 47.00, leading the league in points for the week.
    • Put WR Terrance Williams on the bench, where he scored 2.00 points, fewer than any WR in the starting lineup.
    • The 19.00 points scored by Percy Harvin was the fifth-highest score by a WR in the league this week.
    • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Demaryius Thomas posterizing opponents. He had the 10th-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 15.00 points.
    • Le'Veon Bell put the team on his back with 13.00 points, the seventh-highest score among RBs in the league this week.

    Toyota Roster Tune-up

    • Luck Dynasty should get prescription glasses. At least we assume that's why they didn't bother reading the expert articles from the Toyota Hall Of Fame.
    • Graham Gano, who Luck Dynasty picked up this week, scored below his 8.56-point projection with 4.00 points.
    • A heated blanket would be a great gift for Ben Tate during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in three straight games after scoring 5.00 points against a projected 9.87 this week.
    • Kelvin Benjamin scored the fewest points on the team and scored below his projection for the third time this season with 2.00 points against a projected 9.43.
    • Even though Luck Dynasty lost, only 4 of their 9 starters scored less than their projected points.

    What If

    • Americas Team would be 5-4 if they played Luck Dynasty every week.
    • Americas Team would have beaten every other team in the league this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Luck Dynasty, Americas Team would be 4-3.
    • If Americas Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 41-22.
    • Luck Dynasty would have lost to just one other team besides Americas Team this week.
    • Timing really is everything. Americas Team would have lost to Luck Dynasty 165.00 - 118.00 had they played each other last week.
    • Luck Dynasty would be 5-2 if they played the same schedule as Americas Team.
    • Luck Dynasty would be 38-25 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • Americas Team has won three times this year when their opponent scored higher than their season average.
    • Looks like teams bring their A game when they see them on the schedule. Of the losses Luck Dynasty has had, three were against opponents who topped their season scoring average that week.
    • Americas Team topped their point expectations for the third week in a row. They have now overperformed versus projections for the fourth time.
    • With the win, Americas Team has a four-game win streak, currently the longest in the league.
    • Did Luck Dynasty pay admission to see the greatest show on turf? Americas Team had a league-high for the week with 140.00 points, which is the seventh-highest score in the league this season.
    • Luck Dynasty had the highest losing score in the league this season with 135.60 points.
    • Antonio Brown beat his projection for the third straight week. His 26.00 points ranked sixth in the league this week.
    • Americas Team got a combined 23.00 points from their TEs, their highest combined scoring output from the TE position this season.
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