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matthew's Team Puts the Sting on nancy's Team for Third Straight Win

Week 5

  • matthew's Team
  • 3-2
  • Weekly Grade: B
  • 91.44
  • nancy's Team
  • 1-4
  • Weekly Grade: D-
  • 59.2

matthew's Team earned their third win in a row when they crushed nancy's Team 91.44 to 59.20. They were led by Eddie Lacy with 25.20 points and Drew Brees who had 19.74. matthew's Team has been racing to the top like a rocket during their win streak. They've moved from 10th place to fourth since Week 3. Both sides missed scoring opportunities as matthew's Team had one starter turn in zero points and nancy's Team also had one. nancy's Team goes to 1-4 and stays in 10th place. matthew's Team has recently blown through George's Genius Team (100.22 to 90.48) and King's Expert Team (72.80 to 63.18).

Top Players

    • Eddie Lacy
    • 25.20
    • Drew Brees
    • 19.74
    • Julius Thomas
    • 18.60
    • Cam Newton
    • 16.10

Smooth Moves by matthew's Team

  • Not quite the best, but pretty darn good. Eddie Lacy had the third-highest RB score of the week and the sixth-highest RB score in the league this season with 25.20 points.
  • Julius Thomas scored 18.60 points, the second-highest TE score of the week and the fifth-highest TE score in the league this season.
  • matthew's Team was still able to pull out a win with only 2 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.
  • Starter Cecil Shorts III put up a zero, but matthew's Team still won.
  • Had the team's highest starter/bench scoring ratio of the season and ninth-highest in the league this year, starting 91.44 points versus 33.80 points from players left on the bench.

Toyota Missed Opportunities

  • Yes, your team could have been better. But if you haven't gotten behind the wheel of the bold new Camry yet, that's your real missed opportunity.
  • Left Kendall Wright on the bench, where he scored the 10th-most points in the league and beat his projected point total by 180.7%, the sixth-highest percentage in the league.
  • 8 of the 9 starters scored less than their projected points.
  • With 5.70 points against a projected 7.93, Larry Fitzgerald did not meet his projection for the fourth straight game.
  • The RBs for nancy's Team got outscored 32.40 - 15.60 by the RBs for matthew's Team.

What If

  • matthew's Team would be 3-2 if they played nancy's Team every week.
  • matthew's Team would have beaten three other teams besides nancy's Team this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as nancy's Team, matthew's Team would be 2-2.
  • If matthew's Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 20-25.
  • nancy's Team would have lost to seven other teams besides matthew's Team this week.
  • Timing really is everything. matthew's Team would have lost to nancy's Team 88.58 - 72.80 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as matthew's Team, nancy's Team would be 1-3.
  • nancy's Team would be 14-31 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • The top players for matthew's Team were elite in the matchup, as three of their starters outperformed the leading scorer for nancy's Team.
  • When the going gets tough, the tough are supposed to get going. However, nancy's Team stalled out again and extended their losing streak to three games.
  • The margin of victory was the sixth-largest in the league this season.
  • With the win, matthew's Team has a three-game win streak, currently the longest in the league.
  • This was the first time this season that nancy's Team lost by the week's biggest margin.
  • With a combined 32.40 points from their RBs, matthew's Team got their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
  • With the big loss, nancy's Team remains winless in blowout games this season, falling to 0-2.
  • matthew's Team improves to 1-1 in blowout games this season.
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