Ariel's Unreal Team Clobbers Autoshafted, Makes It Three in a Row

Week 5

  • Ariel's Unreal Team
  • 4-1
  • Weekly Grade: B
  • 114.1
  • Autoshafted
  • 2-3
  • Weekly Grade: C
  • 77.14

Ariel's Unreal Team (4-1, 509.30 points) got the highest score they've earned all season, stomping Autoshafted (2-3, 448.26 points) 114.10 to 77.14. Heading into Sunday, Ariel's Unreal Team was in front 15.80 to 8.80. That advantage slipped away like a wet bar of soap after the early Sunday games and they trailed by 20.44. However, following the late Sunday games, Ariel's Unreal Team regained the lead for good.

Top Players

    • Andy Dalton
    • 28.04
    • Tom Brady
    • 25.30
    • Le'Veon Bell
    • 18.70
    • Todd Gurley
    • 15.90

Smooth Moves by Ariel's Unreal Team

  • Tom Brady brought in 25.30 points, which was good enough to rank fifth in the league in scoring this week and third-best of any player on Ariel's Unreal Team this season.
  • Wisely sat Tyrod Taylor this week, who had 22.36 points, the lowest QB score on the team.
  • Sat Jeremy Hill, who scored 2.50 points, fewer than any RB in the starting lineup.
  • Le'Veon Bell scored 18.70 points, which ranked fifth out of all the RBs in the league this week.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Todd Gurley. He had the eighth-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 15.90 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • You gave it the old college try. Unfortunately for you, this isn't college ball. This is professional football at the national level; you know the acronym.
  • Whoever gave you this advice, you might want to lose their number. Picked up and started Boobie Dixon, who then scored below his 9.09-point projection with 3.90 points.
  • The 0.60 points scored by Ameer Abdullah was the lowest total in the matchup and 5.4% of his projected point total of 11.03, which was his lowest percentage of the season.
  • This is how people lose everything in casinos. Autoshafted thought their luck would change and went back to the well with Antonio Brown. However, he scored 4.50 points against a projected 11.47 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • You wish you had a kicker like ours. Ariel's Unreal Team won the K position battle, beating Autoshafted 13.00 - 2.00.

What If

  • If Ariel's Unreal Team played Autoshafted every week, they would be 3-2 this season.
  • Besides Autoshafted, Ariel's Unreal Team would have defeated five other teams this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Ariel's Unreal Team would have defeated Autoshafted 112.16 - 72.24.
  • Ariel's Unreal Team would be 2-2 if they played the same schedule as Autoshafted.
  • Ariel's Unreal Team would be 23-22 if they played every team every week.
  • Besides Ariel's Unreal Team, Autoshafted would have been defeated by six other teams this week.
  • Autoshafted would be 1-3 if they played the same schedule as Ariel's Unreal Team.
  • If they played every team every week, Autoshafted would be 16-29.

Game Notes

  • Autoshafted has now scored below their projected points for the last four weeks.
  • Ariel's Unreal Team has won three straight games, the longest current winning streak in the league.
  • When the going gets tough, the tough are supposed to get going. However, Autoshafted stalled out again and extended their losing streak to three games.
  • Ariel's Unreal Team won by 36.96 points, covering the 27.53-point spread.
  • We don't condone cheating, but this group of wide receivers might want to spray Stickum on their gloves. The 20.20 total points by the WRs on Ariel's Unreal Team was their lowest WR output this season.
  • Autoshafted got their lowest combined scoring output from the RB position this season with only 4.50 points this week.
  • With 114.10 points, Ariel's Unreal Team had their highest score so far this season.
  • In games that are blowouts, Ariel's Unreal Team is now 2-1, including wins in their last two such matchups.
Ariel's Unreal Team
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