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    Sabo's Splendid Team Squashes the burners to Even Season Series

    Week 13

    • Sabo's Splendid Team
    • 7-6
    • Weekly Grade: B+
    • 127.28
    • the burners
    • 10-3
    • Weekly Grade: D+
    • 82.66

    Sabo's Splendid Team put up the second-highest score of the week and dismantled the burners 127.28 to 82.66. A win is a win, but this one tastes just a bit sweeter for Sabo's Splendid Team who gets revenge for an 89.02 to 83.70 loss to the burners in Week 4. the burners gave it a good shot with an increase in scoring compared to last week's 91.50 to 63.98 loss against My Team. Both sides missed scoring opportunities as Sabo's Splendid Team had one starter turn in zero points and the burners had two. Sabo's Splendid Team (7-6, 1,236.22 points) remains in third place and the burners (10-3, 1,231.20 points) stays in second place.

    Top Players

      • DeAndre Hopkins
      • 35.80
      • Drew Brees
      • 30.28
      • LeSean McCoy
      • 19.90
      • Alshon Jeffery
      • 19.10

    Smooth Moves by Sabo's Splendid Team

    • Drew Brees brought in 30.28 points, which was good enough to rank fourth in the league in scoring this week and third-best of any player on Sabo's Splendid Team this season.
    • With 19.90 points, LeSean McCoy ranked fifth in scoring among all RBs in the league this week.
    • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Alshon Jeffery have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked seventh in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 19.10 points.
    • With 15.00 points scored versus a projected 7.71, Cody Parkey scored more points than projected for four straight games.
    • With 14.40 points, DeSean Jackson ranked 10th in the league in scoring among WRs this week.

    Toyota Roster Tune-up

    • Not reading the expert articles from the Hall Of Fame. And if they did, maybe they should pay better attention when they read.
    • Should have started Arian Foster, who underachieved, but still had the most points of any RB on the team with 16.50 against a projected 20.93.
    • The Pittsburgh Steelers Defense was last in the league in scoring and scored below their projection for the second time this season with -3.00 points against a projected 5.29.
    • The 6.90 points scored by Mike Wallace fell short of his 10.02-point projection, the third straight game where that has happened.
    • the burners tried to fight through 2 of their 9 starters getting zeros, but could not overcome it.

    What If

    • If Sabo's Splendid Team played the burners every week, they would be 6-7 this season.
    • Besides the burners, Sabo's Splendid Team would have defeated seven other teams this week.
    • Were they resting their players for this week? Sabo's Splendid Team would have defeated the burners 115.20 - 63.98 had they played each other last week.
    • If they played the same schedule as the burners, Sabo's Splendid Team would be 8-3.
    • If Sabo's Splendid Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 75-42.
    • the burners would have lost to four other teams besides Sabo's Splendid Team this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Sabo's Splendid Team, the burners would be 6-5.
    • If they played every team every week, the burners would be 76-41.

    Game Notes

    • the burners scored 82.66 points and lost. It is their highest losing score of the season.
    • DeAndre Hopkins led the league in scoring and had the highest score of any WR in the league this season with 35.80 points, but it was not enough to pull out the win for the burners.
    • The 44.62-point margin of victory was the biggest of the season for Sabo's Splendid Team and seventh-largest in the league this season.
    • The WRs on the burners collectively had their best week of the season with 42.70 points.
    • The 127.28 points scored by Sabo's Splendid Team is their highest score of the season and the eighth-highest in the league this season.
    • After scoring 12.00 points against a projected 8.67, Nick Novak has now exceeded his projection in three straight weeks.
    • It was the biggest loss of the season for the burners.
    • In games that are blowouts, the burners is now 5-2, including losses in their last two such matchups.
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