'14 fantasy football league (ID# 718969)

Freight Train Comes from Behind to Edge Scum & Villainy, Streak Climbs to Four

Week 9

  • Freight Train
  • 5-4
  • Weekly Grade: A-
  • 143.68
  • Scum & Villainy
  • 4-5
  • Weekly Grade: A
  • 141.02

Facing a 15.14-point deficit on Monday night, Freight Train scored 24.70 and edged Scum & Villainy 143.68 to 141.02. They also claimed the highest score this week. Freight Train is now coming out on top with regularity and is on a four-game win streak. For Scum & Villainy, Ryan Tannehill and Julian Edelman played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 50.02 and 25.40 points, respectively. Scum & Villainy (4-5, 1,209.52 points) drops to sixth place while Freight Train (5-4, 1,341.90 points) remains in third place.

Top Players

    • Ryan Tannehill
    • 50.02
    • Drew Brees
    • 31.88
    • Mark Ingram
    • 26.50
    • Julian Edelman
    • 25.40

Smooth Moves by Freight Train

  • Drew Brees put up 31.88 points, which was the ninth-highest score in the league this week.
  • Mark Ingram put the team on his back with 26.50 points, the third-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Emmanuel Sanders posterizing opponents. He had the sixth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 20.10 points.
  • Did you use any black magic this week? Freight Train was still able to pull out a win with only 5 of their 10 starters exceeding their projected points.
  • Jason Witten exceeded scoring projections by 23.2%, with 9.20 points against a projected 7.47.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Scum & Villainy should get prescription glasses. At least we assume that's why they didn't bother reading the expert articles from the Toyota Hall Of Fame.
  • This is how people lose everything in casinos. Scum & Villainy thought their luck would change and went back to the well with Rueben Randle. However, he scored 6.90 points against a projected 13.68 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for Frank Gore during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in three straight games after scoring 7.70 points against a projected 12.65 this week.
  • Zach Ertz had two season-lows this week. He scored a season-low 0.90 points and recorded only 11.3% of his 7.94-point projection.
  • Only 4 of the 10 starters on Scum & Villainy underachieved this week, but they still lost.

What If

  • Freight Train would be 6-3 if they played Scum & Villainy every week.
  • Freight Train would have beaten every other team in the league this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Freight Train would have defeated Scum & Villainy 204.24 - 129.66 had they played each other last week.
  • Freight Train would be 7-1 if they played the same schedule as Scum & Villainy.
  • Freight Train would be 56-25 if they played every team every week.
  • Scum & Villainy would not have lost to any other team in the league besides Freight Train this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Freight Train, Scum & Villainy would be 5-3.
  • If they played every team every week, Scum & Villainy would be 44-37.

Game Notes

  • Freight Train has won three times this year when their opponent scored higher than their season average.
  • This matchup had the top two scoring teams in the league this week.
  • Freight Train won again and is on a four-game winning streak, currently the longest in the league.
  • Hey, I'm sure Freight Train appreciates the tough competition. In the loss, Scum & Villainy had the eighth-highest losing score in the league this season with 141.02 points.
  • Freight Train did not cover the 19.15-point spread, winning by 2.66 points.
  • Freight Train is now 2-2 in games that are close, including wins in their last two such contests.
  • Scum & Villainy remains winless in close games this season, falling to 0-2.
  • Freight Train underachieved in the win, recording 97.8% of their projected 146.88, while Scum & Villainy performed better than expected, beating their 127.73-point projection by 10.4%.
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