The dirty dozen (ID# 490964)

Abdullah Akbar Picks Up Win Against Tom's Top-Notch Team

Week 1

  • Abdullah Akbar
  • 131.92 pts, 1-0
  • Weekly Grade
  • Tom's Top-Notch Team
  • 109.16 pts, 0-1
  • Weekly Grade

Abdullah Akbar got two huge performances this week from A.J. Green with 34.00 points and Jameis Winston with 33.44, as they took down Tom's Top-Notch Team 131.92 to 109.16. Even Pat Benatar would have been proud of how these two teams hit each other with their best shots. Both sides met their expectations, but Abdullah Akbar put up 32.6% more points than projected to earn the win. Tom's Top-Notch Team had two players rank highly this week. Ben Roethlisberger scored 32.87 points while the Minnesota Vikings Defense put up 25.00. Abdullah Akbar (1-0) starts the campaign in third place while Tom's Top-Notch Team (0-1) begins in 10th place.

Top Players

    • A.J. Green
    • 34.00
    • Jameis Winston
    • 33.44
    • Ben Roethlisberger
    • 32.87
    • Minnesota Vikings Defense
    • 25.00

Smooth Moves by Abdullah Akbar

  • If Abdullah Akbar can win once, they can do it again. Right? They'd better. The Toyota Hall of Fame is watching.
  • A.J. Green seemed to take offense to this week's projected points. He ranked fourth in the league in scoring and beat his scoring projection by 170.1%, the fourth-highest percentage in the league.
  • We won't judge you if you want to bow to Jameis Winston. He ranked fifth in the league in scoring with 33.44 points.
  • This is the bar, and this is the team jumping over it. Abdullah Akbar had 5 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.
  • The Buffalo Bills Defense overachieved by 117.8%, scoring 13.00 points against a projected 5.97.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Some teams are destined to beat teams like Tom's Top-Notch Team and move on to Toyota Hall of Fame greatness. Ironically, you are included in that destiny, because you played yourself.
  • Tom's Top-Notch Team could have used more points from the TE position, where Abdullah Akbar beat them 10.20 - 5.10.
  • Tom's Top-Notch Team had 6 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.
  • Todd Gurley fell short of his scoring projection with 3.88 points, just 29.2% of his projected 13.30.
  • With 9.58 points, Randall Cobb recorded only 76.8% of his 12.48-point scoring projection.

What If

  • Abdullah Akbar would have beaten eight other teams besides Tom's Top-Notch Team this week.
  • If Abdullah Akbar had scored 13.65 more points, they would have beaten all teams in the league this week.
  • Tom's Top-Notch Team would have lost to seven other teams besides Abdullah Akbar this week.
  • If Tom's Top-Notch Team had scored 17.91 fewer points, they would have lost to all teams in the league this week.

Game Notes

  • Abdullah Akbar had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for Tom's Top-Notch Team.
  • Remember when they needed to remind Forrest Gump to STOP? Well, they may need to remind this group of runnings backs to GO. With 10.21 points, Tom's Top-Notch Team got the lowest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
  • The margin of victory of 22.76 points was the third-highest margin in the league this week.
  • Abdullah Akbar had the third-highest point total in the league this week.
  • Tom's Top-Notch Team ranked ninth in the league in scoring this week.
  • In the loss, the Minnesota Vikings Defense had the highest DEF score in the league this week with 25.00 points.
  • Tom's Top-Notch Team lost, but Ben Roethlisberger played well, scoring 32.87 points to rank seventh in the league in scoring.
  • The 49.75 points scored by the WR on Abdullah Akbar was the third-biggest combined score by a team's WRs this week.
Abdullah Akbar
Tom's Top-Notch Team
  • Points by NFL Position
  • Top Players by Points
  • Game Flow
  • Projected vs Actual Point

Powered by Automated Insights, the leading provider of personalized content. Learn more.

Fantasy MasterpiecesWeek 1

Earnest Gray NYG - WR 1980 vs. St. Louis 9 Catches, 174 yards, 4 touchdowns A second-round pick by the Giants in 1979, Earnest Gray posted modest numbers in his rookie campaign, with just 28 catches, 537 yards and four total touchdowns.

So it was unexpected, to say the least, when he opened up his sophomore campaign with a 174-yard performance that included four touchdowns (matching his total from his entire first season). Gray would go on to finish '80 campaign with 10 touchdowns, but no other performance that season came close to what he did in the Week 1 opener, which stands as the greatest Week 1 fantasy effort by a wide receiver since the AFL/NFL merger in 1970.
Each week of the season we will bring you the top fantasy football performances of the past 10+ years for that week.

Biggest Blowout

Week 7 Results Matchup Recap
avatar vs. Nicoliña
Internet Explorer 8 is no longer supported by Yahoo Fantasy. Please download a supported browser.