Ned's Nice Team Gets Upset Against BetterThanLastYear, Streak Climbs to Three

Week 6

  • Ned's Nice Team
  • 3-3
  • Weekly Grade: B+
  • 134.62
  • BetterThanLastYear
  • 4-2
  • Weekly Grade: B
  • 120.58

Ned's Nice Team picked up their third straight win when they defeated BetterThanLastYear 134.62 to 120.58, recording the highest score they've earned all season. The streak has changed the season for Ned's Nice Team. They went from 11th place to seventh since Week 4. BetterThanLastYear stays in second place with a 4-2 record. Ned's Nice Team has now steamrolled Clark's Team (79.20 to 76.32) and Dead Cat Bounce (99.90 to 86.41).

Top Players

    • Tom Brady
    • 23.48
    • Keenan Allen
    • 22.70
    • John Brown
    • 22.60
    • Greg Olsen
    • 22.60

Smooth Moves by Ned's Nice Team

  • Greg Olsen scored 22.60 points, the best TE score of the week and the ninth-highest TE score in the league this season.
  • Took Owen Daniels out of the starting lineup, who scored 3.40 points on the bench, fewer than the starting TE.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just John Brown posterizing opponents. He had the seventh-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 22.60 points.
  • The 20.00 points scored by Marvin Jones was the eighth-highest score by a WR in the league this week.
  • Allen Robinson has now overachieved in three straight games after scoring 17.60 points against a projected 13.46.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Losing is a proven way not to win a game. For a more successful season, try not losing.
  • Picked up and started Ty Montgomery, who scored a team-worst 30.8% of his projected point total for 2.50 points, which was also last on the team.
  • The 8.70 points scored by the New York Jets Defense fell short of their 11.11-point projection, the third straight game where that has happened.
  • It was not a good week for BetterThanLastYear at TE, where they were beaten 22.60 - 4.40.
  • The 8.80 points scored by Le'Veon Bell was a season-low for both scoring and for his performance against projections. He reached only 48.8% of his 18.05 projected points this week.

What If

  • If Ned's Nice Team played BetterThanLastYear every week, they'd be 1-5 this season.
  • Besides BetterThanLastYear, Ned's Nice Team would have defeated seven other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as BetterThanLastYear, Ned's Nice Team would be 1-4.
  • Ned's Nice Team would be 22-44 if they played every team every week.
  • BetterThanLastYear would have lost to four other teams besides Ned's Nice Team this week.
  • Timing really is everything. Ned's Nice Team would have lost to BetterThanLastYear 143.40 - 99.90 had they played each other last week.
  • BetterThanLastYear would be 4-1 if they played the same schedule as Ned's Nice Team.
  • BetterThanLastYear would be 49-17 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Even though BetterThanLastYear lost, they had two players score higher than the leading scorer for Ned's Nice Team.
  • Hey, I'm sure Ned's Nice Team appreciates the tough competition. In the loss, BetterThanLastYear had the seventh-highest losing score in the league this season with 120.58 points.
  • C.J. Anderson scored 8.60 points against a projected 10.82 in the win and has now scored below his projection in every game this season.
  • With 134.62 points, Ned's Nice Team had their highest score so far this season.
  • The 63.50 points by the WRs on Ned's Nice Team was the season-high for combined points from the position.
  • The RBs on BetterThanLastYear collectively had their worst week of the season with only 30.60 points.
  • The margin of victory of 14.04 points was the biggest of the season for Ned's Nice Team.
  • Brandon McManus scored 14.00 points against a projected 8.49 in the loss and has now beaten his projection in three straight games.
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