Powered by Automated Insights Austin's Team Gets Past Chiefs Planet to Capture Third Place
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Austin's Team picked up 24.80 points from Jamaal Charles and 19.80 from Arian Foster, sneaking by Chiefs Planet 84.24 - 83.98. This could have gone either way, with the 0.26-point margin of victory being the smallest recorded in the league this season. Chiefs Planet was hurt by a substantial drop in scoring from last week's 112.10 - 69.88 win against Jordan Frieden. With Austin's Team delivering goose eggs from two of their starters, the gap could have been wider. Austin's Team (4-2, 599.42 points) climbs into third place and Chiefs Planet (3-3, 600.86 points) drops to fifth place.
Smooth Moves by Austin's Team
- Jamaal Charles had the second-highest RB score of the week and the eighth-highest RB score in the league this season with 24.80 points.
- Arian Foster had the fourth-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 19.80 points.
- With 17.54 points, Drew Brees ranked fifth in the league this week in scoring among QBs.
- With 11.00 points scored versus a projected 7.16, the Seattle Seahawks Defense has scored more points than projected for three straight games.
- Austin's Team won despite having 2 of their 9 starters score zero points.
Toyota Missed Opportunities by Chiefs Planet
- Did not start Cam Newton, who led the league in scoring with 30.68 points.
- Missed out on an opportunity by leaving the 14.00 points scored by the Pittsburgh Steelers Defense on the bench this week. They outperformed their projected point total by 191.6%, the sixth-highest percentage in the league.
- Giovani Bernard was left on the bench, where he bested his expected 9.23-point total by putting up 16.00 points.
- Should have started Martellus Bennett, who underachieved, but still had more points than the starting TE with 6.80 against a projected 9.00.
- Lost the matchup despite getting Austin's Team on their lowest-scoring week of the season.
- If Austin's Team played Chiefs Planet every week, they would be 4-2 this season.
- Austin's Team would have beaten three other teams besides Chiefs Planet this week.
- If they played the same schedule as Chiefs Planet, Austin's Team would be 3-2.
- If Austin's Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 22-20.
- Chiefs Planet would have lost to three other teams besides Austin's Team this week.
- Austin's Team would have lost to Chiefs Planet 112.10 - 87.22 had they played each other last week.
- Chiefs Planet would be 3-2 if they played the same schedule as Austin's Team.
- Chiefs Planet would be 20-22 if they played every team every week.
- Austin's Team had three starters who scored more points than the highest-scoring starter for Chiefs Planet.
- At 0.26 points, the margin of victory was the smallest in the league this season.
- Chiefs Planet could not extend their three-game win streak.
- The 44.60 points by the RBs on Austin's Team was the season-high for combined points from the position.
- Josh Brown scored 3.00 points against a projected 6.66 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in four straight games.
- With the loss, Chiefs Planet falls to 1-1 in close games this season.
- Stephen Gostkowski scored 14.00 points, the fourth-highest K score in the league this season, but it was not enough to tip the scales in favor of Chiefs Planet.
- Austin's Team won while scoring the fewest total points of any winning team in the league this week.
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Recaps impacted by a stat correction will be updated by Saturday.