Cookie Monster Punishes HydeTheSalami, Evens Series

Week 12

  • Cookie Monster
  • 8-4
  • Weekly Grade: B
  • 105.44
  • HydeTheSalami
  • 6-6
  • Weekly Grade: D
  • 69.24

Cookie Monster (8-4, 1,153.00 points) clobbered HydeTheSalami (6-6, 1,078.78 points) 105.44 to 69.24, led by Odell Beckham Jr. with 20.20 points and Carson Palmer who had 17.44. Heading into Sunday, Cookie Monster was in front 10.30 to 3.60. That advantage disappeared by the end of the early Sunday games and they trailed by 1.54. Cookie Monster took the lead back during the late Sunday games and held on for the victory. Cookie Monster assures themselves a playoff spot with the win.

Top Players

    • Odell Beckham Jr.
    • 20.20
    • A.J. Green
    • 18.10
    • Eli Manning
    • 17.84
    • Carson Palmer
    • 17.44

Smooth Moves by Cookie Monster

  • Made a good move in sitting Frank Gore this week. He brought in 3.70 points, the fewest of any RB on the team.
  • With 20.20 points, Odell Beckham Jr. ranked eighth in the league in scoring among WRs this week.
  • With 17.30 points, Antonio Gates ranked second in the league this week in scoring among TEs.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Javorius Allen. He had the seventh-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 14.40 points.
  • The 11.90 points by Ronnie Hillman topped a projected 8.48, extending his overachievement streak to three weeks.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Tough week, HydeTheSalami. We can only assume that all your starters were on bye this week.
  • Did not start Marcus Mariota, who led the team in scoring with 21.42 points.
  • HydeTheSalami had 7 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for Todd Gurley during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in three straight games after scoring 3.00 points against a projected 12.43 this week.
  • With 3.60 points against a projected 8.34, Jason Witten did not meet his projection for the fifth straight game.

What If

  • Cookie Monster would be 7-5 if they played HydeTheSalami every week.
  • Cookie Monster would have beaten six other teams besides HydeTheSalami this week.
  • Cookie Monster would be 6-4 if they played the same schedule as HydeTheSalami.
  • If Cookie Monster had played every team in the league each week, they would be 70-62.
  • HydeTheSalami would have lost to nine other teams besides Cookie Monster this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Cookie Monster would have lost to HydeTheSalami 92.14 - 66.42.
  • If they played the same schedule as Cookie Monster, HydeTheSalami would be 6-4.
  • HydeTheSalami would be 58-74 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Maybe the league is colluding against them. All six of the losses for HydeTheSalami this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • Cookie Monster won by the largest margin of victory in the league (36.20 points) for the second time this season.
  • The tragedy of being an underachiever is that HydeTheSalami knows what they should be, but reality keeps telling them that they're wrong. They scored 69.24 points against a projected 93.13 and underachieved for the seventh time this season, including the last four weeks in a row.
  • HydeTheSalami lost by the biggest margin of the week for the third time this season.
  • Matt Forte had a season-low 5.30 points against a projected 11.50 in the win and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • In games that are blowouts, Cookie Monster is now 4-1, including wins in their last two such matchups.
  • With a record of 0-4, HydeTheSalami is winless in blowout matchups.
  • The 69.24 points put up by HydeTheSalami ranked 11th in the league this week.
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