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wesley's Team Gets Win over Kyle's Optimal Team, Expels Them from First Place

Week 7

  • wesley's Team
  • 88.54 pts, 4-3
  • Weekly Grade
  • Kyle's Optimal Team
  • 71.88 pts, 5-2
  • Weekly Grade

wesley's Team (fourth place, 4-3, 655.62 points), like the heroes of every children's sports movie, defy expectations, believe in themselves, and kick Kyle's Optimal Team (5-2, 691.32 points) out of the top spot after beating them 88.54 to 71.88. Matt Forte led wesley's Team with 25.40 points while C.J. Anderson scored 16.70. While each team fell short of expectations, wesley's Team scored 94.5% of a projected 93.74 points to get the win. Kyle's Optimal Team, coming off a 123.20 to 68.86 win against Bombers, saw their scoring fall off this week.

Top Players

    • Drew Brees
    • 25.68
    • Matt Forte
    • 25.40
    • C.J. Anderson
    • 16.70
    • Philip Rivers
    • 15.64

Smooth Moves by wesley's Team

  • The Toyota Hall of Fame would have its eyes on you for this week's win. But the Toyota Hall of Fame doesn't have eyes. Obviously.
  • Matt Forte brought in 25.40 points, which was good enough to rank fourth in the league in scoring this week and fourth-best of any player on wesley's Team this season.
  • With 16.70 points, C.J. Anderson ranked ninth in scoring among all RBs in the league this week.
  • Did you use any black magic this week? wesley's Team was still able to pull out a win with only 3 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.
  • Both of the RBs starting for wesley's Team exceeded their point expectations.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Funny, the Hall provides articles you could have studied. But instead you watched Kyle's Optimal Team cry trying.
  • Left Michael Crabtree on the bench, where he scored 15.60 points and beat his projected point total by 110.4%, the 10th-highest percentage in the league this week.
  • Did not start Lamar Miller, who underachieved but still scored more than any RB on the team with 6.70 points against a projected 12.93.
  • The RBs on Kyle's Optimal Team let them down, getting outgunned by the RBs on wesley's Team 42.10 - 2.10.
  • Terrance West was last in the matchup in scoring with 1.00 point against a projected 10.54 and underachieved for the second time this season.

What If

  • If wesley's Team played Kyle's Optimal Team every week, they'd be 4-3 this year.
  • Besides Kyle's Optimal Team, wesley's Team would have defeated five other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Kyle's Optimal Team, wesley's Team would be 4-2.
  • If wesley's Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 33-30.
  • Kyle's Optimal Team would have lost to six other teams besides wesley's Team this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, wesley's Team would have lost to Kyle's Optimal Team 123.20 - 63.62.
  • If they played the same schedule as wesley's Team, Kyle's Optimal Team would be 5-1.
  • If they played every team every week, Kyle's Optimal Team would be 41-22.

Game Notes

  • wesley's Team was able to win with little help from Travis Kelce, who had a season-low 2.40 points and is on a three-week underperforming streak.
  • wesley's Team got a combined 10.40 points from their WRs, their lowest combined scoring output from the WR position this season.
  • The RBs on Kyle's Optimal Team collectively had their worst week of the season with only 2.10 points.
  • With 71.88 points, Kyle's Optimal Team had their lowest output of the season.
  • Kyle's Optimal Team had their largest margin of defeat this season.
  • wesley's Team got 100.0% of their points from players they drafted.
  • Justin Tucker played well in the loss with 14.00 points, the highest score of any K in the league this week.
  • wesley's Team won despite failing to reach their projected point total, improving to 2-2 when doing so. Kyle's Optimal Team also failed to reach their point expectation and falls to 1-2 in such games.
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