Consolation: No Punt Intended Beats Rattlesnakes

Week 16

  • No Punt Intended
  • 11-3
  • Weekly Grade: B
  • 102.4
  • Rattlesnakes
  • 9-5
  • Weekly Grade: C-
  • 77.58

No Punt Intended picked up the third-highest player point total in the league this week from DeAngelo Williams (27.30) to take down Rattlesnakes 102.40 to 77.58. This win came when it counted, serving as revenge for a Week 8 114.04 to 70.04 pasting by Rattlesnakes.

Top Players

    • DeAngelo Williams
    • 27.30
    • Brandon Marshall
    • 23.50
    • Allen Robinson
    • 21.10
    • Philip Rivers
    • 15.08

Smooth Moves by No Punt Intended

  • Expect to see some trade offers for DeAngelo Williams. He ranked third in the league in scoring with 27.30 points.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Allen Robinson posterizing opponents. He had the fourth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 21.10 points.
  • Rob Gronkowski had the fourth-highest TE score in the league this week with 8.60 points.
  • Emmanuel Sanders exceeded scoring projections by 32.1%, with 12.70 points against a projected 9.61.
  • Apparently playing within themselves was good enough. No Punt Intended won despite having only 3 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Remember this moment, Rattlesnakes. This is the moment where you turn your team around and start managing like someone worthy of the Hall.
  • Whoever gave you this advice, you might want to lose their number. Picked up and started Cameron Artis-Payne, who then scored below his 9.70-point projection with 5.60 points.
  • Rattlesnakes had 7 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for the Denver Broncos Defense during this cold streak. They scored below their projection in three straight games after scoring 5.00 points against a projected 9.66 this week.
  • The RBs on Rattlesnakes let them down, getting outgunned by the RBs on No Punt Intended 34.80 - 12.70.

What If

  • If No Punt Intended played Rattlesnakes every week, they'd be 12-4 this year.
  • No Punt Intended would have beaten four other teams besides Rattlesnakes this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, No Punt Intended would have defeated Rattlesnakes 108.70 - 53.24.
  • If they played the same schedule as Rattlesnakes, No Punt Intended would be 9-5.
  • If No Punt Intended had played every team in the league each week, they would be 99-41.
  • Besides No Punt Intended, Rattlesnakes would have been defeated by four other teams this week.
  • Rattlesnakes would be 9-5 if they played the same schedule as No Punt Intended.
  • If they played every team every week, Rattlesnakes would be 85-55.

Game Notes

  • The 24.82-point win by No Punt Intended beat the 12.37-point spread.
  • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn't mean he's one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, Doug Martin scored 7.50 points against a projected 13.02 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • No Punt Intended won despite failing to reach their projected point total, improving to 3-3 when doing so. Rattlesnakes also failed to reach their point expectation and falls to 1-5 in such games.
  • In the loss, Brandon Marshall ranked sixth in the league in scoring, beating his scoring projection by 116.9%, the seventh-highest percentage in the league.
  • The 77.58 points scored by Rattlesnakes was below their average points per matchup of 98.30.
  • No Punt Intended got 34.80 points from their RBs, the second-highest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
  • Ben Roethlisberger, who had the highest projected points in the matchup, fell short of scoring projections with 5.80 points against a projected 21.66.
  • The Carolina Panthers Defense failed to meet their projected point total, scoring only 5.00 points of their projected 10.25.
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