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    Consolation: Dunedin Dreadfuls Grinds Out Victory Against Nick's Nifty Team

    Week 16

    • Dunedin Dreadfuls
    • 7-7
    • Weekly Grade: C
    • 82.5
    • Nick's Nifty Team
    • 5-9
    • Weekly Grade: C
    • 78.92

    Dunedin Dreadfuls took advantage of 15.00 points from Jason Witten and 13.30 from Joe Flacco, edging Nick's Nifty Team, 82.50 to 78.92. The playoff win was notable, with the 3.58-point margin of victory being the ninth-smallest recorded in the league this season. Dunedin Dreadfuls has been coming up strong regularly after winning their last four matchups in a row. This makes it two in a row for Dunedin Dreadfuls against Nick's Nifty Team. Their last matchup was an 81.44 to 61.20 win in Week 8. The outcome could have been different if Nick's Nifty Team hadn't dug such a hole for themselves. They started A.J. Green and Vernon Davis, who both went scoreless. Nick's Nifty Team ended the regular season in eighth place with a record of 5-9. They also ranked eighth in the league with 75.12 points per game. In their only other postseason game of the season, Nick's Nifty Team took down james's Genius Team, 69.92 to 64.80.

    Top Players

      • Marshawn Lynch
      • 23.30
      • Rueben Randle
      • 19.20
      • Jason Witten
      • 15.00
      • Joe Flacco
      • 13.30

    Smooth Moves by Dunedin Dreadfuls

    • Dunedin Dreadfuls was still able to pull out a win with only 2 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.
    • Jason Witten had the second-highest TE score in the league this week with 15.00 points.
    • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Alshon Jeffery have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked eighth in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 13.20 points.
    • Dunedin Dreadfuls got the win, overcoming both of their RBs underperforming versus their projections.

    Toyota Roster Tune-up

    • Not reading the expert articles from the Hall Of Fame. And if they did, maybe they should pay better attention when they read.
    • This is how people lose everything in casinos. Nick's Nifty Team thought their luck would change and went back to the well with Jordan Matthews. However, he scored 5.80 points against a projected 8.05 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
    • Nick's Nifty Team was faced with 2 starters coming up empty in points.
    • Nick's Nifty Team had 5 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.
    • Matthew Stafford, who had the highest projected points in the matchup with 20.01, only scored 7.92 points.

    What If

    • Dunedin Dreadfuls would be 13-3 if they played Nick's Nifty Team every week.
    • Dunedin Dreadfuls would have beaten only two other teams besides Nick's Nifty Team this week.
    • Had they played each other last week, Dunedin Dreadfuls would have defeated Nick's Nifty Team 117.20 - 69.92.
    • If they played the same schedule as Nick's Nifty Team, Dunedin Dreadfuls would be 8-6.
    • If Dunedin Dreadfuls had played every team in the league each week, they would be 82-58.
    • Nick's Nifty Team would have lost to five other teams besides Dunedin Dreadfuls this week.
    • Nick's Nifty Team would be 4-10 if they played the same schedule as Dunedin Dreadfuls.
    • Nick's Nifty Team would be 51-89 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • Even though Nick's Nifty Team lost, they had two players score higher than the leading scorer for Dunedin Dreadfuls.
    • Dunedin Dreadfuls has won four straight games, the longest current winning streak in the league.
    • In the loss, Marshawn Lynch ranked seventh in the league in scoring with 23.30 points against a projected 11.52 and has now overachieved in three straight games.
    • The margin of victory for the matchup ended up being the smallest in the league this week at 3.58 points.
    • The Seattle Seahawks Defense scored 13.00 points against a projected 6.81 in the loss and has now beaten their projection in five straight games.
    • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn't mean he's one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, DeAndre Hopkins scored 3.80 points against a projected 8.72 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
    • Nick's Nifty Team falls to 0-4 in close games this season, remaining winless.
    • Dunedin Dreadfuls won even though Nick's Nifty Team performed better against their scoring projection. Nick's Nifty Team scored 92.1% of their 85.72 projected points, while Dunedin Dreadfuls recorded 83.6% of their 98.66-point projection.
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    Fantasy MasterpiecesWeek 16

    Onterrio Smith MIN - RB 2003 vs. Kansas City 25 touches, 183 total yards, 3 TDs Smith became one of the unlikeliest heroes of fantasy championship week when, in Week 16 of his rookie '03 campaign, he busted out for 146 rushing yards and three ground scores against the Chiefs.

    His NFL career would come to an end just 14 games later, with only four more touchdowns to add to his career bottom line. And he would never again reach the century mark in rushing yards. But he surely left a lasting impression on all those fantasy owners that gambled on him in Week 16 of '03 and were rewarded with title hardware.
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