Consolation: BYE FELICIA Rocks The Walking Dez

Week 14

  • BYE FELICIA
  • 4-9
  • Weekly Grade: B
  • 140.2
  • The Walking Dez
  • 3-10
  • Weekly Grade: F
  • 81.79

BYE FELICIA got 29.30 points from Kirk Cousins and 24.50 from Brandon Marshall to demolish The Walking Dez, 140.20 to 81.79. BYE FELICIA has done a good job of putting teams away early, collecting two blowout wins on the year. Someone check the temperature of BYE FELICIA. They've been on fire, winning their last three matchups in a row. This makes it two in a row for BYE FELICIA against The Walking Dez. Their last matchup was a 152.95 to 120.04 win in Week 5. Both sides missed scoring opportunities as BYE FELICIA had one starter turn in zero points and The Walking Dez had two. The Walking Dez concluded the regular season in 11th place with a record of 3-10. With a scoring average of 123.07, they also placed 11th in the league in that metric. The Walking Dez has gone fishin' early, losing in their first postseason contest.

Top Players

    • Kirk Cousins
    • 29.30
    • Brandon Marshall
    • 24.50
    • Jarvis Landry
    • 20.90
    • Gary Barnidge
    • 19.40

Smooth Moves by BYE FELICIA

  • With 29.30 points against a projected 20.95, Kirk Cousins ranked seventh in the league in scoring and has now overachieved in three straight games.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Brandon Marshall posterizing opponents. He had the sixth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 24.50 points.
  • Do you put a LB or DB on him? You might have to put both on him if this continues. Zach Ertz scored 14.80 points to rank fifth among TEs in the league this week.
  • Matt Forte put the team on his back with 12.30 points, the 10th-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
  • This is the bar, and this is the team jumping over it. BYE FELICIA had 6 of their 10 starters exceed their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • If only we provided some kind of tool, like weekly articles, that would help The Walking Dez secure a victory. Oh, WAIT, we do.
  • Dan Bailey was last in the matchup in scoring and achieved only 13.6% of his projected point total, his lowest percentage of the season.
  • 2 of the 10 starters scored zero points for The Walking Dez.
  • At the DEF position, The Walking Dez got outscored by BYE FELICIA 18.00 - 5.00.
  • Dez Bryant did not meet his 13.91 projected points and has now underperformed versus projections for five straight weeks. He also scored a season-low 1.90 points.

What If

  • If BYE FELICIA played The Walking Dez every week, they'd be 9-5 this season.
  • BYE FELICIA would have beaten four other teams besides The Walking Dez this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? BYE FELICIA would have defeated The Walking Dez 184.16 - 143.28 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as The Walking Dez, BYE FELICIA would be 6-6.
  • If BYE FELICIA had played every team in the league each week, they would be 74-76.
  • The Walking Dez would have lost to five other teams besides BYE FELICIA this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as BYE FELICIA, The Walking Dez would be 2-10.
  • If they played every team every week, The Walking Dez would be 48-102.

Game Notes

  • The Walking Dez has lost 11 times and six of them have come to teams who beat their scoring average in that matchup.
  • BYE FELICIA beat their scoring projection for the seventh time this season by scoring 140.20 points against a projected 123.05. They have now overachieved three weeks in a row.
  • BYE FELICIA had the week's widest margin of victory (58.41 points) for the second time this season.
  • The 140.20 points by BYE FELICIA was their lowest winning score of the season.
  • The Walking Dez had their lowest output of the season with 81.79 points.
  • The RBs on The Walking Dez collectively had their worst week of the season with only 7.30 points.
  • BYE FELICIA had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for The Walking Dez.
  • The win was the third in a row for BYE FELICIA.
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Fantasy MasterpiecesWeek 14

Larry Brown Was - RB 1973 vs. Philadelphia 150 rushing yards, 1 TD rush, 105 receiving yards, 3 TD catches One of only two top 10 fantasy efforts since the AFL/NFL merger to take place in the 70’s decade, Brown’s four touchdown, 265-total yard performance against Philly was most noteworthy for the running backs’ work in the passing game.

Brown took each of his three catches to the end zone, scoring on catches of 64, 27 and 14 yards. Brown also added an eight-yard rushing score to close out a Redskins’ 38-20 victory. For those few fantasy leaguers of the time, like the founding fathers of fantasy football, the Greater Oakland Professional Pigskin Prognosticators League, Week 14 was very likely championship week (since the regular season was just 14 weeks at the time), and there’s a good chance Brown’s performance was a key component for some of those who won fantasy titles in ’73.
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