Ariel's Unreal Team Pulls Off Upset Against PartyLikeAGronkStar for Third in a Row

Week 11

  • Ariel's Unreal Team
  • 7-4
  • Weekly Grade: B-
  • 91.78
  • PartyLikeAGronkStar
  • 6-5
  • Weekly Grade: D-
  • 71.88

Ariel's Unreal Team is showing You're My Boy Blue how it's done, earning their third win in a row when they beat PartyLikeAGronkStar 91.78 to 71.88. They got a lift from the Kansas City Chiefs Defense, which led the team with 20.00 points and Jeremy Hill who got 16.50. The streak has changed the season for Ariel's Unreal Team. They went from fifth place to second since Week 9. They're doing it by scoring a lot of points and they own the second-highest overall point total in the league, averaging 108.43 points per matchup. With Eric Ebron delivering zero points for Ariel's Unreal Team, the margin wasn't as big as it could have been. PartyLikeAGronkStar goes to 6-5 and falls to fifth place. Ariel's Unreal Team has now beaten WilforkButLove2Spoon (160.26 to 82.02) and JPPull My Finger (96.56 to 95.28).

Top Players

    • Kansas City Chiefs Defense
    • 20.00
    • Jeremy Hill
    • 16.50
    • Darren McFadden
    • 14.90
    • Tom Brady
    • 14.08

Smooth Moves by Ariel's Unreal Team

  • Added the Kansas City Chiefs Defense, which exceeded their scoring projection by a matchup-leading 219.7%.
  • Was smart to sit the Cincinnati Bengals Defense this week, which had 5.00 points, the lowest DEF score on the team.
  • Jeremy Hill put the team on his back with 16.50 points, the sixth-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
  • Vincent Jackson scored 11.60 points, the ninth-highest WR score in the league this week.
  • Ariel's Unreal Team won even with Eric Ebron in the starting lineup, who didn't score any points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Remember this moment, PartyLikeAGronkStar. This is the moment where you turn your team around and start managing like someone worthy of the Hall.
  • Missed an opportunity by leaving Matt Ryan on the bench. He scored 20.90 points, the ninth-highest score in the league this week.
  • Whoever gave you this advice, you might want to lose their number. Picked up and started Blake Bortles, who then scored below his 20.20-point projection with 11.58 points.
  • 9 of the starters on PartyLikeAGronkStar underperformed versus their projections.
  • This is how people lose everything in casinos. PartyLikeAGronkStar thought their luck would change and went back to the well with Latavius Murray. However, he scored 8.80 points against a projected 13.75 and has now underachieved in three straight games.

What If

  • If Ariel's Unreal Team played PartyLikeAGronkStar every week, they would be 5-6 this season.
  • Besides PartyLikeAGronkStar, Ariel's Unreal Team would have defeated four other teams this week.
  • Ariel's Unreal Team would be 4-5 if they played the same schedule as PartyLikeAGronkStar.
  • If Ariel's Unreal Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 54-45.
  • Besides Ariel's Unreal Team, PartyLikeAGronkStar would have been defeated by six other teams this week.
  • Timing really is everything. Ariel's Unreal Team would have lost to PartyLikeAGronkStar 106.86 - 96.56 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Ariel's Unreal Team, PartyLikeAGronkStar would be 5-4.
  • PartyLikeAGronkStar would be 61-38 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Ariel's Unreal Team had their lowest winning score of the season with 91.78 points.
  • The tragedy of being an underachiever is that PartyLikeAGronkStar knows what they should be, but reality keeps telling them that they're wrong. They scored 71.88 points against a projected 120.72 and underachieved for the fifth time this season, including the last four weeks in a row.
  • Tom Brady had a season-low 14.08 points against a projected 22.76 in the win and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • Ariel's Unreal Team beat PartyLikeAGronkStar at the top, with two of their starters outscoring the leading point-getter for PartyLikeAGronkStar.
  • Ariel's Unreal Team has now won three games in a row.
  • With the win, Ariel's Unreal Team now has a 1-2 record in upset games this season.
  • Ariel's Unreal Team got a combined 33.10 points from their RBs, the highest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
  • PartyLikeAGronkStar ranked eighth in the league in scoring this week.
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