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    matthew's Team Shocks Tropics, Claims Fifth Place

    Week 11

    • matthew's Team
    • 6-5
    • Weekly Grade: C
    • 90.7
    • Tropics
    • 5-6
    • Weekly Grade: C
    • 84.14

    matthew's Team got 23.40 points from Eddie Lacy and 17.40 from Michael Floyd to beat Tropics 90.70 to 84.14. They came into the matchup as a 10.32-point underdog. This win served Tropics a cold dish of revenge after they won a Week 2 matchup, 112.54 to 56.30. Aaron Rodgers went nuts, as he brought in the second-highest score for the week with 28.84 points for Tropics. matthew's Team earned a sportsmanship trophy, starting Cecil Shorts III (0 points) to prevent the result from being even worse. matthew's Team (6-5, 906.92 points) climbs into fifth place while Tropics (5-6, 1,111.04 points) drops to sixth place.

    Top Players

      • Aaron Rodgers
      • 28.84
      • Eddie Lacy
      • 23.40
      • Michael Floyd
      • 17.40
      • San Francisco 49ers Defense
      • 16.00

    Smooth Moves by matthew's Team

    • One of these days the prognosticators will give Eddie Lacy his due props. He ranked fifth in the league in scoring with 23.40 points against a projected 13.12 and has now overachieved in four straight games.
    • With 16.00 points, the San Francisco 49ers Defense was the highest-scoring DEF of the week.
    • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Michael Floyd posterizing opponents. He had the fifth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 17.40 points.
    • Even with a zero from starter Cecil Shorts III, matthew's Team was still able to win.
    • Even with only 4 of the 9 starters scoring more than their projection, matthew's Team was still able to win.

    Toyota Roster Tune-up

    • Tropics should have scored more than 90.70 in order to win. That's Hall Of Fame level insight. 
    • Did not start Michael Crabtree, who scored 14.50 points and beat his projected point total by a team-leading 69.8%.
    • Whoever gave you this advice, you might want to lose their number. Picked up and started Travis Kelce, who then scored below his 6.96-point projection with 1.70 points.
    • At the DEF position, Tropics got outscored 16.00 - 5.00 by matthew's Team.
    • 6 of the starters on Tropics scored less than their projected points.

    What If

    • If matthew's Team played Tropics every week, they would be 4-7 this season.
    • Besides Tropics, matthew's Team would have defeated six other teams this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Tropics, matthew's Team would be 1-8.
    • If matthew's Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 44-55.
    • Tropics would have lost to four other teams besides matthew's Team this week.
    • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, matthew's Team would have lost to Tropics 110.30 - 77.48.
    • Tropics would be 5-4 if they played the same schedule as matthew's Team.
    • Tropics would be 66-33 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • Five of the six losses for Tropics this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
    • matthew's Team bested their projected points again, the seventh time this season they have done so, including a streak of four straight games.
    • Despite playing on the losing team, Aaron Rodgers ranked second in the league in scoring with 28.84 points against a projected 24.08 and has now beaten his projection in five straight games.
    • At 6.56 points, the margin of victory was the tightest of the week.
    • What good are running backs if they are running backwards instead of forwards? The 17.50 total points by the RBs on Tropics was their smallest RB output this season.
    • Tropics falls to 0-2 and remains winless in upset games this season.
    • matthew's Team got 100.0% of their points from players they drafted.
    • matthew's Team overachieved in the win, improving to 4-3 when beating their projected points this season, while Tropics falls to 0-5 when scoring below their projected points.
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