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    Brent's Team Gets Late Win Against Seminole Gators, Avenges Previous Loss

    Week 12

    • Brent's Team
    • 4-7-1
    • Weekly Grade: A+
    • 128
    • Seminole Gators
    • 5-7
    • Weekly Grade: A-
    • 110

    Brent's Team (4-7-1, 1,115 points) defeated Seminole Gators (5-7, 1,004 points) 128 to 110, putting up the fifth-highest point total this season. Brent's Team was the first to put points on the board and by Sunday was already in front 6 to 0. The lead was lost by the end of the Sunday night game and Seminole Gators had a 110 to 100 edge. However, Brent's Team showed they never lost confidence, and pulled out a comback victory on Monday night.

    Top Players

      • Drew Brees
      • 28
      • Odell Beckham Jr.
      • 26
      • C.J. Anderson
      • 24
      • Matt Forte
      • 22

    Smooth Moves by Brent's Team

    • The 28 points scored by Drew Brees ranked second in the league in scoring this week and third for any player on Brent's Team this season.
    • C.J. Anderson felt like the Rodney Dangerfield of football, 'no respect at all' with this week's projected points. He scored the ninth-most points in the league and beat his projected point total by 141.9%, the 10th-highest percentage in the league.
    • Put WR DeAndre Hopkins on the bench, where he scored 3 points, fewer than any WR in the starting lineup.
    • Miss Cleo, is that you? The 15 points scored by the Indianapolis Colts Defense, which Brent's Team picked up this week, beat their projected point total of 9.46 by 58.6%.
    • The 22 points scored by Matt Forte was the fourth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.

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    • After that performance, we have to wonder if Seminole Gators cares about becoming a Hall Of Famer at all. That's right, you're being judged by an online recap. 
    • This is one of those mistakes that you continuously think about for ten years. Did not start Tony Romo, who scored 25 points to rank seventh in the league in scoring.
    • With 14 points against a projected 19.27, Colin Kaepernick did not meet his projection for the fifth straight game.
    • The RBs on Seminole Gators let them down, getting outgunned by the RBs on Brent's Team 46 - 23.
    • It's tough to win when your team leader gets this embarrassed. At the QB position, Seminole Gators got outscored 28 - 14 by Brent's Team.

    What If

    • If Brent's Team played Seminole Gators every week, they would be 8-4 this season.
    • Brent's Team would have beaten every other team in the league this week.
    • Had they played each other last week, Brent's Team would have defeated Seminole Gators 97 - 75.
    • If they played the same schedule as Seminole Gators, Brent's Team would be 6-4.
    • If Brent's Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 76-54-2.
    • Seminole Gators would have lost to just one other team besides Brent's Team this week.
    • Seminole Gators would be 2-8 if they played the same schedule as Brent's Team.
    • Seminole Gators would be 59-72-1 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • Maybe the league is colluding against them. All seven of the losses for Seminole Gators this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
    • Brent's Team had a league-high for the week with 128 points, which is the fifth-highest score in the league this season.
    • Seminole Gators scored 110 points and lost. It is the highest losing score in the league this season.
    • This must be how Jay Leno feels with a garage full of high performance cars. Brent's Team got a combined 46 points from their RBs, their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
    • In the loss, the Arizona Cardinals Defense scored 10 points against a projected 6.00 and has now overachieved in five straight games.
    • With the loss, Seminole Gators remains winless in comeback games this season, falling to 0-2.
    • With the win, Brent's Team improves to 1-3 in comeback games this season.
    • The margin of victory was the third-largest in the league this week.
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