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    Consolation: The Indiana Wiz Gets Win Against Carlos Danger

    Week 15

    • The Indiana Wiz
    • 6-8
    • Weekly Grade: C+
    • 97.96
    • Carlos Danger
    • 5-9
    • Weekly Grade: C-
    • 76.1

    Carlos Danger was no match for the New England Patriots Defense (20.00) and Demaryius Thomas (18.30) as The Indiana Wiz walked away with a 97.96 to 76.10 victory. The Indiana Wiz goes to 2-1 head-to-head this season against Carlos Danger, avenging a Week 11 shellacking (113.04 to 71.90) the last time the teams met. The Indiana Wiz started one player with zero points while Carlos Danger also served up one goose egg, meaning both teams left points off the scoreboard. Carlos Danger ended the regular season in seventh place with a record of 5-9. When considering points per game, they ranked slightly better (sixth with 93.08). This postseason, Carlos Danger was one-and-done, losing in their only playoff game. No one crushed their opponents like Carlos Danger did. They had the league's best average scoring margin, beating opponents by 29.72 points per game.

    Top Players

      • New England Patriots Defense
      • 20.00
      • Demaryius Thomas
      • 18.30
      • Jay Cutler
      • 16.76
      • Mike Wallace
      • 16.40

    Smooth Moves by The Indiana Wiz

    • With 20.00 points, the New England Patriots Defense beat their scoring projection by a league-leading 179.9% to rank ninth in the league in scoring.
    • With 18.30 points, Demaryius Thomas ranked third in the league in scoring among WRs this week.
    • A good team always has a good general and Jay Cutler proved that this week. He had the fourth-highest QB score in the league this week with 16.76 points.
    • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Antonio Brown have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked eighth in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 12.30 points.
    • Doug Martin put the team on his back with 9.90 points, the 10th-highest score among RBs in the league this week.

    Toyota Roster Tune-up

    • Remember that thing Carlos Danger did instead of reading the expert articles from the Hall Of Fame? Shouldn't have done that. 
    • This is how people lose everything in casinos. Carlos Danger thought their luck would change and went back to the well with Matt Forte. However, he scored 9.90 points against a projected 19.62 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
    • At the DEF position, Carlos Danger got outscored 20.00 - 6.00 by The Indiana Wiz.
    • The Indiana Wiz had a better day at the QB position, topping Carlos Danger 16.76 - 8.10.
    • It's times like these when it's important to support your players when they're down. So move the mouse pointer away from the DROP button. Aaron Rodgers scored a season-low 8.10 points, 40.2% of his projected 20.13, which is his lowest percentage of the year.

    What If

    • If The Indiana Wiz played Carlos Danger every week, they would be 7-8 this season.
    • Besides Carlos Danger, The Indiana Wiz would have defeated four other teams this week.
    • Were they resting their players for this week? The Indiana Wiz would have defeated Carlos Danger 81.94 - 80.88 had they played each other last week.
    • The Indiana Wiz would be 4-8 if they played the same schedule as Carlos Danger.
    • If The Indiana Wiz had played every team in the league each week, they would be 36-69.
    • Carlos Danger would have lost to four other teams besides The Indiana Wiz this week.
    • Carlos Danger would be 6-6 if they played the same schedule as The Indiana Wiz.
    • Carlos Danger would be 45-60 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • Looks like teams bring their A game when they see them on the schedule. Of the losses Carlos Danger has had, six were against opponents who topped their season scoring average that week.
    • The top players for The Indiana Wiz were elite in the matchup, as three of their starters outperformed the leading scorer for Carlos Danger.
    • The Indiana Wiz won by the largest margin of victory in the league (21.86 points) for the third time this season.
    • Carlos Danger scored 76.10 points against a projected 98.27 and underachieved for the ninth time this season, including the last four weeks in a row.
    • Carlos Danger lost by the biggest margin of the week for the third time this season.
    • When the going gets tough, the tough are supposed to get going. However, Carlos Danger stalled out again and extended their losing streak to four games.
    • The Indiana Wiz outdid their projection in the win, while Carlos Danger came in under their point expectation. The Indiana Wiz is now 5-2 when overachieving, while Carlos Danger falls to 1-8 when failing to reach their projection.
    • Carlos Danger scored 76.10 points, ranking them sixth in the league in scoring.
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    Biggest Blowout

    Week 15 Results Matchup Recap >
    avatar The Indiana Wiz
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    97.96
    avatar vs. Carlos Danger
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    76.10
    +21.86
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