Shopping at Lacy's Pulls Off Comeback over dean's Best Team, Moves Up to Fifth Place

Week 4

  • Shopping at Lacy's
  • 2-2
  • Weekly Grade: B-
  • 131.32
  • dean's Best Team
  • 2-2
  • Weekly Grade: B
  • 126.86

Shopping at Lacy's (2-2, 571.98 points) slipped by dean's Best Team (2-2, 623.54 points) 131.32 to 126.86, led by Le'Veon Bell with 28.00 points and Peyton Manning who scored 27.32. Shopping at Lacy's scored first and went into Sunday in front 28.00 to 0. That advantage slipped away like a wet bar of soap after the early Sunday games and they trailed by 38.66. However, when the cows came home, Shopping at Lacy's was on top thanks to 12.70 points from Tyler Lockett on Monday Night.

Top Players

    • Le'Veon Bell
    • 28.00
    • Peyton Manning
    • 27.32
    • Cam Newton
    • 27.06
    • Jeremy Maclin
    • 25.80

Smooth Moves by Shopping at Lacy's

  • Le'Veon Bell didn't have the best score of the week, but there ain't no shame in his game. He had 28.00 points, the second-highest RB score of the week and the seventh-highest RB score in the league this season.
  • With 19.80 points, Brandon Marshall ranked seventh in the league in scoring among WRs this week.
  • With 12.00 points, Adam Vinatieri had his highest output of the season and beat his projected point total by a season-high 46.9%.
  • Apparently playing within themselves was good enough. Shopping at Lacy's won despite having only 4 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.
  • Scored 131.32 points from players in the starting lineup versus 46.50 points from players left on the bench for the team's highest starter/bench scoring ratio of the season and eighth-highest in the league this year.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • The good news is, at least we know you're trying. The bad news is, you don't seem to be any good at trying.
  • This is one of those mistakes that you continuously think about for ten years. Did not start Russell Wilson, who scored 35.48 points to rank 10th in the league in scoring.
  • With 3.00 points, the Buffalo Bills Defense was last in the matchup in scoring and got only 32.1% of their projected point total, which is their lowest percentage of the season.
  • The laces were in for dean's Best Team, who was outscored by Shopping at Lacy's at the K position, 12.00 - 6.00.
  • The 27.06 points scored by Cam Newton was a season-low for both scoring and for his performance against projections. He reached only 71.0% of his 38.10 projected points this week.

What If

  • If Shopping at Lacy's played dean's Best Team every week, they'd be 2-2 this year.
  • Shopping at Lacy's would have beaten five other teams besides dean's Best Team this week.
  • Shopping at Lacy's would be 2-1 if they played the same schedule as dean's Best Team.
  • If Shopping at Lacy's had played every team in the league each week, they would be 19-17.
  • dean's Best Team would have lost to four other teams besides Shopping at Lacy's this week.
  • Timing really is everything. Shopping at Lacy's would have lost to dean's Best Team 218.80 - 166.66 had they played each other last week.
  • dean's Best Team would be 3-0 if they played the same schedule as Shopping at Lacy's.
  • If they played every team every week, dean's Best Team would be 22-14.

Game Notes

  • Don't you hate that person that always has to one-up everybody? dean's Best Team scored 126.86 points and lost. It is the eighth-highest losing score in the league this season.
  • At 4.46 points, the margin of victory was the smallest in the league this season.
  • The 38.30 points by the RBs on Shopping at Lacy's was the season-high for combined points from the position.
  • Two of the starters for Shopping at Lacy's scored higher than the leading scorer for dean's Best Team.
  • Eddie Lacy did little to help Shopping at Lacy's, underperforming versus projections for the third straight game with 10.30 points against a projected 17.10.
  • With the win, Shopping at Lacy's improves to 1-1 in comeback games this season.
  • Shopping at Lacy's won even though dean's Best Team performed better against their scoring projection. dean's Best Team scored 91.5% of their 138.67 projected points, while Shopping at Lacy's recorded 89.5% of their 146.77-point projection.
  • dean's Best Team could not close out the win even with the help of Jeremy Maclin, who scored 25.80 points, the third-highest score among all WRs in the league for the week.
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