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    Taco Corp. Gets Win over 49ers Rule to Capture Eighth Place

    Week 13

    • Taco Corp.
    • 5-8
    • Weekly Grade: A
    • 125.48
    • 49ers Rule
    • 5-8
    • Weekly Grade: B
    • 101.4

    Cancel your winter plans, Taco Corp., you're headed to the playoffs. With another win over 49ers Rule, this time by a final score of 125.48 to 101.40, Taco Corp. clinches a spot in the postseason. Drew Brees was the difference, getting 40.28 points for Taco Corp. The last time these teams met, Matt Asiata led with 28.00. To make matters worse, 49ers Rule got zero points from Julius Thomas. This is the tightest win for Taco Corp. in two head-to-head matchups. They defeated 49ers Rule 119.90 to 80.74 in Week 4.

    Top Players

      • Drew Brees
      • 40.28
      • Ben Roethlisberger
      • 30.20
      • Alshon Jeffery
      • 19.10
      • Steven Hauschka
      • 14.00

    Smooth Moves by Taco Corp.

    • The 40.28 points scored by Drew Brees was the second-highest QB score of the week and is the eighth-highest QB score in the league this season.
    • Benched RB Isaiah Crowell, who scored fewer points than any RB in the starting lineup with 4.40.
    • Miss Cleo, is that you? The 13.60 points scored by Dan Herron, who Taco Corp. picked up this week, beat his projected point total of 10.07 by 35.1%.
    • With 10.90 points, Martellus Bennett had the second-highest score of any TE in the league this week.
    • Taco Corp. saw the majority of their starters (6 of 9) beat their projected point total.

    Toyota Roster Tune-up

    • 49ers Rule should get prescription glasses. At least we assume that's why they didn't bother reading the expert articles from the Toyota Hall Of Fame.
    • A heated blanket would be a great gift for Frank Gore during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in three straight games after scoring 3.60 points against a projected 9.01 this week.
    • You wish you had a kicker like ours. Taco Corp. won the K position battle, beating 49ers Rule 14.00 - 7.00.
    • 5 of the 9 starters scored less than their projected points.
    • Did not take Julius Thomas (0 points) out of the starting lineup this week.

    What If

    • If Taco Corp. played 49ers Rule every week, they would be 6-7 this season.
    • Taco Corp. would have beaten six other teams besides 49ers Rule this week.
    • Were they resting their players for this week? Taco Corp. would have defeated 49ers Rule 135.80 - 105.40 had they played each other last week.
    • If they played the same schedule as 49ers Rule, Taco Corp. would be 5-6.
    • Taco Corp. would be 53-64 if they played every team every week.
    • Besides Taco Corp., 49ers Rule would have been defeated by four other teams this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Taco Corp., 49ers Rule would be 5-6.
    • If they played every team every week, 49ers Rule would be 58-59.

    Game Notes

    • Seven of the eight losses for 49ers Rule this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
    • Don't you hate that person that always has to one-up everybody? 49ers Rule scored 101.40 points and lost. It is the seventh-highest losing score in the league this season.
    • Taco Corp. won by the largest margin of victory in the league (24.08 points) for the first time this season.
    • This was the second time this season that 49ers Rule lost by the week's biggest margin.
    • After scoring 12.00 points against a projected 8.81, the Houston Texans Defense has now exceeded their projection in four straight weeks.
    • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Mike Wallace needs to step it up! He scored 6.90 points against a projected 10.03 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
    • Taco Corp. beat their projected points and now have a 4-2 record when beating their projection, while 49ers Rule falls to 3-3 when exceeding their expected point total.
    • Ben Roethlisberger did what he could in the loss for 49ers Rule. He scored 30.20 points, the eighth-highest score in the league this week.
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