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    Manders's Team Comes Back to Edge Danielle's Team, Moves to Eighth Place

    Week 14

    • Manders's Team
    • 5-9
    • Weekly Grade: B-
    • 107.5
    • Danielle's Team
    • 7-7
    • Weekly Grade: C
    • 103.54

    Manders's Team (5-9, 1,199.58 points) slipped by Danielle's Team (7-7, 1,301.26 points) 107.50 to 103.54 with Matt Ryan picking up the third-highest score of the week. Manders's Team was the first to put points on the board and by Sunday was already in front 24.70 to 0. That advantage slipped away after the early Sunday games and they trailed by 18.64. However, Manders's Team ended story time and closed the book on the matchup with a comeback on Monday. Despite this loss, Danielle's Team earns a playoff berth.

    Top Players

      • Matt Ryan
      • 32.30
      • Jordy Nelson
      • 26.60
      • Matthew Stafford
      • 24.24
      • Eddie Lacy
      • 22.60

    Smooth Moves by Manders's Team

    • Manders's Team saw their second-largest single-week point total by a player this season with Matt Ryan scoring 32.30 points. The score was also high enough to rank third in the league.
    • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Jordy Nelson posterizing opponents. He had the third-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 26.60 points.
    • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Matt Forte. He had the seventh-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 16.00 points.
    • The Denver Broncos Defense overachieved by 83.8%, scoring 11.00 points against a projected 5.98.
    • Apparently playing within themselves was good enough. Manders's Team won despite having only 4 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.

    Toyota Roster Tune-up

    • Remember that thing Danielle's Team did instead of reading the expert articles from the Hall Of Fame? Shouldn't have done that. 
    • Well, that's embarrassing. Left Jay Cutler on the bench, where he ranked 10th in the league in scoring with 27.54 points.
    • Did not start Mike Evans, who scored 16.50 points and beat his projected point total by a team-leading 64.8%.
    • Cordarrelle Patterson has now underachieved in five straight games after scoring a matchup-low -1.40 points against a projected 2.60.
    • This is how people lose everything in casinos. Danielle's Team thought their luck would change and went back to the well with Randall Cobb. However, he scored 5.70 points against a projected 11.58 and has now underachieved in three straight games.

    What If

    • Manders's Team would be 5-9 if they played Danielle's Team every week.
    • Besides Danielle's Team, Manders's Team would have defeated five other teams this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Danielle's Team, Manders's Team would be 8-4.
    • If Manders's Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 65-61.
    • Danielle's Team would have lost to three other teams besides Manders's Team this week.
    • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Manders's Team would have lost to Danielle's Team 101.30 - 85.34.
    • Danielle's Team would be 7-5 if they played the same schedule as Manders's Team.
    • If they played every team every week, Danielle's Team would be 78-48.

    Game Notes

    • Manders's Team has had three wins this year where their opponent beat their average score.
    • Five of the seven losses for Danielle's Team this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
    • Don't you hate that person that always has to one-up everybody? Danielle's Team scored 103.54 points and lost. It is the fourth-highest losing score in the league this season.
    • The margin of victory of 3.96 points was the smallest in the league this week.
    • Two of the starters for Manders's Team scored higher than the leading scorer for Danielle's Team.
    • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Brandon Marshall needs to step it up! He scored 6.10 points against a projected 11.04 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
    • Manders's Team improves to 3-1 in close games this season.
    • All of the points for Manders's Team this week came from players they drafted.
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    Biggest Blowout

    Week 16 Results Matchup Recap >
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    106.64
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