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    NatalieG's Neat Team Wins Against Jarrod's Team and Hands Them Third Loss in a Row

    Week 5

    • NatalieG's Neat Team
    • 3-2
    • Weekly Grade: B-
    • 89.04
    • Jarrod's Team
    • 2-3
    • Weekly Grade: F
    • 67.24

    NatalieG's Neat Team (3-2, 427.10 points) beat Jarrod's Team (2-3, 381.16 points) 89.04 to 67.24, led by Stephen Gostkowski with 21.00 points and Matt Forte who had 20.60. A good beginning makes a good ending, and NatalieG's Neat Team took that to heart when they went into Sunday in front 18.24 to 0.80. They let that melt away like butter on hotcakes and trailed 66.24 to 57.44 after the early Sunday games. Sunday night came to an end with NatalieG's Neat Team up by 18.40 and they stayed on top through the rest of the matchup.

    Top Players

      • Stephen Gostkowski
      • 21.00
      • Matt Forte
      • 20.60
      • Drew Brees
      • 19.74
      • Aaron Rodgers
      • 18.24

    Smooth Moves by NatalieG's Neat Team

    • This one goes out to all those people who say kickers don't matter in fantasy football! With 21.00 points, Stephen Gostkowski had the highest score of any K in the league this season.
    • NatalieG's Neat Team won despite having only 2 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.
    • The 20.60 points scored by Matt Forte was the fifth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
    • Starter Dennis Pitta put up a zero, but NatalieG's Neat Team still won.
    • NatalieG's Neat Team won even though all three of their WRs scored below their projected points.

    Toyota Missed Opportunities

    • Jarrod's Team probably blew their shot at becoming a Toyota Hall Of Famer with that loss, but there's a bright side. Let us know when you find it.
    • Did not start Golden Tate, who scored 19.40 points, surpassing his projected points by 181.7%, the sixth-highest percentage in the league.
    • Should have started Stevan Ridley, who beat his scoring projection with 17.30 points against a projected 7.76.
    • Jarrod's Team tried to fight through 2 of their 9 starters getting zeros, but could not overcome it.
    • The RBs on Jarrod's Team let them down, getting outgunned by the RBs on NatalieG's Neat Team 27.80 - 7.20.

    What If

    • If NatalieG's Neat Team played Jarrod's Team every week, they would be 3-2 this season.
    • NatalieG's Neat Team would have beaten four other teams besides Jarrod's Team this week.
    • Were they resting their players for this week? NatalieG's Neat Team would have defeated Jarrod's Team 71.28 - 45.10 had they played each other last week.
    • NatalieG's Neat Team would be 2-2 if they played the same schedule as Jarrod's Team.
    • If NatalieG's Neat Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 25-20.
    • Besides NatalieG's Neat Team, Jarrod's Team would have been defeated by seven other teams this week.
    • Jarrod's Team would be 2-2 if they played the same schedule as NatalieG's Neat Team.
    • Jarrod's Team would be 17-28 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • When the going gets tough, the tough are supposed to get going. However, Jarrod's Team stalled out again and extended their losing streak to three games.
    • NatalieG's Neat Team had the week's largest margin of victory (21.80 points) for the second time this season.
    • How nice of you to offer a free win! This was the first time this season that Jarrod's Team lost by the biggest margin of the week.
    • The tragedy of being an underachiever is that NatalieG's Neat Team knows what they should be, but reality keeps telling them that they're wrong. They scored 89.04 points against a projected 97.18 and underachieved for the fourth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row.
    • NatalieG's Neat Team was able to win with little help from Percy Harvin, who had a season-low 3.40 points and is on a three-week underperforming streak.
    • NatalieG's Neat Team beat Jarrod's Team at the top, with two of their starters outscoring the leading point-getter for Jarrod's Team.
    • NatalieG's Neat Team underachieved in the win, improving to 2-2 when failing to reach their projected points this season, while Jarrod's Team falls to 1-2 when scoring below their projected points.
    • With 67.24 points, Jarrod's Team ranked ninth in the league in scoring this week.
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