Kevin's Team Pulls Out Paper-Thin Win Against Kathy's Okay Team to Capture Seventh Place

Week 9

  • Kevin's Team
  • 3-6
  • Weekly Grade: A-
  • 91.28
  • Kathy's Okay Team
  • 4-5
  • Weekly Grade: C
  • 87.06

Kevin's Team got 32.38 points from Drew Brees and 22.10 from DeMarco Murray, slipping by Kathy's Okay Team 91.28 to 87.06. Kevin's Team came into the Sunday night game facing a 17.88-point deficit, but scored 22.10 for the comeback. This one just as easily could have been decided by a coin flip. The 4.22-point margin of victory was the eighth-smallest in the league this season. Kathy's Okay Team was led by the tag team of Delanie Walker, with 23.50 points, and Tom Brady, who scored 18.86. Both teams left points off the scoreboard in this one, as Kevin's Team started two players with zero points and Kathy's Okay Team also served up four. Kevin's Team (3-6, 746.22 points) climbs into seventh place and Kathy's Okay Team (4-5, 769.26 points) stays in fifth place.

Top Players

    • Drew Brees
    • 32.38
    • Delanie Walker
    • 23.50
    • DeMarco Murray
    • 22.10
    • Tom Brady
    • 18.86

Smooth Moves by Kevin's Team

  • The 32.38 points scored by Drew Brees was the third-highest QB score of the week and is the seventh-highest QB score in the league this season.
  • DeMarco Murray scored 22.10 points, which ranked third out of all the RBs in the league this week.
  • Even with two starters scoring zero points, Kevin's Team was still able to win.
  • By scoring 10.30 points, Shane Vereen beat his 6.50 projected points by 58.4%.
  • Did you use any black magic this week? Kevin's Team was still able to pull out a win with only 4 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Some people are born losers, others develop it over time. Fortunately, there's a cure: Winning
  • Kathy's Okay Team lost despite having only 1 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.
  • Kathy's Okay Team had 4 of their 9 starters score zero points.
  • It's times like these when it's important to support your players when they're down. So move the mouse pointer away from the DROP button. Tom Brady scored a season-low 18.86 points, 84.3% of his projected 22.38, which is his lowest percentage of the year.

What If

  • If Kevin's Team played Kathy's Okay Team every week, they'd be 4-5 this season.
  • Kevin's Team would have beaten five other teams besides Kathy's Okay Team this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Kevin's Team would have defeated Kathy's Okay Team 105.10 - 76.74.
  • If they played the same schedule as Kathy's Okay Team, Kevin's Team would be 2-6.
  • If Kevin's Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 36-45.
  • Kathy's Okay Team would have lost to three other teams besides Kevin's Team this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Kevin's Team, Kathy's Okay Team would be 2-6.
  • Kathy's Okay Team would be 48-33 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Looks like teams bring their A game when they see them on the schedule. Of the losses Kathy's Okay Team has had, four were against opponents who topped their season scoring average that week.
  • Hey, I'm sure Kevin's Team appreciates the tough competition. In the loss, Kathy's Okay Team had the ninth-highest losing score in the league this season with 87.06 points.
  • What good are running backs if they are running backwards instead of forwards? The 0 total points by the RBs on Kathy's Okay Team was their smallest RB output this season.
  • The margin of victory of 4.22 points was the smallest in the league this week.
  • Mike Wallace did little to help Kevin's Team, underperforming versus projections for the fourth straight game with 0.40 points against a projected 5.42.
  • Kathy's Okay Team falls to 2-1 in close games this season.
  • Kevin's Team improves to 2-2 in close games this season.
  • Both teams topped their projections, but Kathy's Okay Team performed better versus expectations than Kevin's Team and still lost.
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