BigMatty11 Tramples Purple Helmets to Grab Third Place

Week 15

  • BigMatty11
  • 8-7
  • Weekly Grade: A
  • 140
  • Purple Helmets
  • 3-12
  • Weekly Grade: C
  • 94.9

BigMatty11 can breathe easy. They're headed to the playoffs after beating Purple Helmets again, this time by a final score of 140.00 to 94.90. This week, Cam Newton was the key player, putting up 57.60 points. That's more than twice Aaron Rodgers, who led all players with 28.12 points the last time these teams met. This marks the smallest margin of victory for BigMatty11 in three head-to-head matchups. They defeated Purple Helmets 111.84 to 64.64 in Week 5 and again 121.82 to 74.68 in Week 10.

Top Players

    • Cam Newton
    • 57.60
    • Eli Manning
    • 37.20
    • Delanie Walker
    • 18.40
    • Julio Jones
    • 17.80

Smooth Moves by BigMatty11

  • Did someone use the Super Mushroom power-up on Cam Newton this week? Who posted the highest point total of any member on BigMatty11 this season with 57.60 points.
  • Took the Denver Broncos Defense out of the starting lineup, which scored 6.00 points on the bench, fewer than the starting DEF.
  • The 15.00 points scored by the Cincinnati Bengals Defense, which BigMatty11 picked up this week, beat their projected point total of 7.49 by 100.3%.
  • BigMatty11 appears to be some sort of fantasy prophet in the making. Chris Boswell, who was picked up by BigMatty11, scored 11.00 points against a projected 7.76, topping his projection by 41.8%.
  • Added Delanie Walker, who beat his scoring projection by a team-leading 116.0%.

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 Demaryius Thomas, who beat his scoring projection with 18.10 points against a projected 9.10.
  • Purple Helmets traded for Larry Fitzgerald, who then fell short of his 13.16-point projection by scoring 4.30 points.
  • Danny Amendola scored the fewest points in the league with -0.70 against a projected 9.91 and underachieved for the second time this season.
  • BigMatty11 saw their RBs beat those on Purple Helmets 17.60 - 4.40.

What If

  • If BigMatty11 played Purple Helmets every week, they'd be 9-6 this year.
  • Besides Purple Helmets, BigMatty11 would have defeated two other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Purple Helmets, BigMatty11 would be 6-6.
  • If BigMatty11 had played every team in the league each week, they would be 38-37.
  • Purple Helmets would have been beaten by every other team in the league this week.
  • Timing really is everything. BigMatty11 would have lost to Purple Helmets 108.08 - 96.80 had they played each other last week.
  • Purple Helmets would be 4-8 if they played the same schedule as BigMatty11.
  • If they played every team every week, Purple Helmets would be 20-55.

Game Notes

  • Nine of the 12 losses for Purple Helmets this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • It was the seventh time this season that Purple Helmets has had the lowest score in the league.
  • BigMatty11 won by 45.10 points, covering the 14.35-point spread.
  • LeSean McCoy scored a season-low 3.70 points and underachieved for the third straight week.
  • The RBs on Purple Helmets collectively had their worst week of the season with only 4.40 points.
  • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn't mean he's one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, Calvin Johnson scored 1.90 points against a projected 12.98 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • With 20.40 points, BigMatty11 got the lowest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • Purple Helmets lost in a blowout. They are now 2-6 in blowout matchups this year.
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