Termiraiders Beats NinjaBoot, Moves Up to Ninth Place

Week 12

  • Termiraiders
  • 4-8
  • Weekly Grade: A
  • 94
  • NinjaBoot
  • 3-9
  • Weekly Grade: C
  • 76

Termiraiders (4-8, 877 points) put up the highest point total they've scored this season, defeating NinjaBoot (3-9, 1,065 points) 94 to 76. Termiraiders came into the Sunday games already in front 7 to 6. That advantage slipped away after the early Sunday games and they trailed by 1. However, following the late Sunday games, Termiraiders regained the lead for good.

Top Players

    • Russell Wilson
    • 40
    • Andy Dalton
    • 22
    • Julius Thomas
    • 17
    • DeAngelo Williams
    • 16

Smooth Moves by Termiraiders

  • Did someone use the Super Mushroom power-up on Russell Wilson this week? Who posted the highest point total of any member on Termiraiders this season with 40 points.
  • The 17 points scored by Julius Thomas was the highest TE score in the league this week.
  • The Houston Texans Defense scored 11 points against a projected 6.69 and has now overachieved in four straight games.
  • Did you use any black magic this week? Termiraiders was still able to pull out a win with only 4 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.
  • Andre Ellington overachieved by 32.5%, scoring 4 points against a projected 3.02.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • You gave it the old college try. Unfortunately for you, this isn't college ball. This is professional football at the national level; you know the acronym.
  • Did not start Kamar Aiken, who scored 14 points and beat his projected point total by a team-leading 79.9%.
  • The 2 points scored by Dez Bryant fell short of his 10.00-point projection, the third straight game where that has happened.
  • The TE position was a letdown for NinjaBoot, where they were outscored 17 - 1 by Termiraiders.
  • The best offense is a good defense. NinjaBoot got beat 11 - 5 by Termiraiders at the DEF position.

What If

  • Termiraiders would be 4-8 if they played NinjaBoot every week.
  • Besides NinjaBoot, Termiraiders would have defeated five other teams this week.
  • Termiraiders would be 0-10 if they played the same schedule as NinjaBoot.
  • Termiraiders would be 45-85-2 if they played every team every week.
  • Besides Termiraiders, NinjaBoot would have been defeated by seven other teams this week.
  • Timing really is everything. Termiraiders would have lost to NinjaBoot 96 - 85 had they played each other last week.
  • NinjaBoot would be 6-4 if they played the same schedule as Termiraiders.
  • NinjaBoot would be 68-62-2 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Five of the nine losses for NinjaBoot this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
  • Termiraiders topped their point expectations for the third week in a row. They have now overperformed versus projections for the seventh time.
  • We don't condone cheating, but this group of wide receivers might want to spray Stickum on their gloves. The 11 total points by the WRs on Termiraiders was their lowest WR output this season.
  • The margin of victory of 18 points was the biggest of the season for Termiraiders.
  • Termiraiders had their highest score of the season with 94 points.
  • All of the points for Termiraiders this week came from players they drafted.
  • You might as well put NinjaBoot in your drink, because they're ice cold after losing three games in a row.
  • With 8 points, NinjaBoot got the lowest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
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Fantasy MasterpiecesWeek 12

Kellen Winslow SD - TE 1981 vs. Oaklan 13 catches, 144 yards, 5 TDs While Winslow is probably best remembered for his grueling, heroic effort in a 41-38 overtime victory against Miami in the playoffs of the ’81 season (13 catches, 166 yards, TD), it was his Week 12 performance of that same year (5 TDs at Oakland) that goes down as not only the best statistical tally of his career, but the best fantasy performance by a tight end since at least the AFL/NFL merger of 1970.
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