Championship: I♡TightEnds Beats Up betterlucknextyear

Week 16

  • I♡TightEnds
  • 9-5
  • Weekly Grade: A+
  • 194.97
  • betterlucknextyear
  • 8-6
  • Weekly Grade: C-
  • 103.7

I♡TightEnds got the fifth-highest point total in the league to date to put a drubbing on betterlucknextyear 194.97 to 103.70. The playoff victory was memorable, with the 91.27-point margin of victory being the fourth-highest recorded in the league this season. I♡TightEnds has been coming up strong regularly after winning their last four matchups in a row. It's been said that it's not how you start, but how you finish and I♡TightEnds took that to heart. Despite losing their last matchup against betterlucknextyear, I♡TightEnds won when it mattered most. betterlucknextyear concluded the regular season in third place with a record of 8-6. Better than their record indicated, they ranked first in the league in points per game with 145.80. In their only other postseason game of the season, betterlucknextyear took down Multiple Goregasms, 116.70 to 96.23.

Top Players

    • Julio Jones
    • 32.80
    • Tim Hightower
    • 28.90
    • Tom Brady
    • 28.00
    • Brandon Marshall
    • 23.50

Smooth Moves by I♡TightEnds

  • Who says kickers aren't real people? Blair Walsh had the highest score of any K in the league this season with 22.00 points.
  • The 28.90 points by Tim Hightower was the highest score of any RB in the league this week.
  • Julio Jones beat his scoring projection by a matchup-leading 172.4% and scored the eighth-most points in the league with 32.80.
  • Made a good move in sitting Denard Robinson this week. He brought in 7.10 points, the fewest of any RB on the team.
  • The 23.50 points scored by Brandon Marshall was the third-highest score by a WR in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Remember that time you thought, "I don't need help from your stinking articles. I can beat I♡TightEnds on my own." How'd it work out for you?
  • Missed an opportunity by leaving Eli Manning on the bench. He scored 31.40 points, the ninth-highest score in the league this week.
  • 7 of the 9 starters scored less than their projected points.
  • Antonio Gates was last in the matchup in scoring with 1.10 points against a projected 7.97 and underachieved for the sixth time this season.
  • The 7.50 points scored by Doug Martin fell short of his 13.31-point projection, the third straight game where that has happened.

What If

  • I♡TightEnds would be 8-8 if they played betterlucknextyear every week.
  • I♡TightEnds would have been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? I♡TightEnds would have defeated betterlucknextyear 169.60 - 116.70 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as betterlucknextyear, I♡TightEnds would be 6-7.
  • If I♡TightEnds had played every team in the league each week, they would be 56-56.
  • betterlucknextyear would have lost to every other team in the league this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as I♡TightEnds, betterlucknextyear would be 11-2.
  • betterlucknextyear would be 70-42 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Four of the seven losses for betterlucknextyear this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
  • The matchup had both the highest-scoring and lowest-scoring teams in the league this week.
  • The tragedy of being an underachiever is that betterlucknextyear knows what they should be, but reality keeps telling them that they're wrong. They scored 103.70 points against a projected 137.07 and underachieved for the fifth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row.
  • I♡TightEnds won again and is on a four-game winning streak, currently the longest in the league.
  • I♡TightEnds scored 194.97 points against a projected 139.72 and beat their scoring projection for the eighth time this season, including the last four weeks in a row.
  • The 91.27-point margin of victory was the largest in the league this week and fourth-biggest in the league this season.
  • betterlucknextyear had the league's lowest score of the week for the second time this season.
  • betterlucknextyear lost by the biggest margin of the week for the second time this season.
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