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    raiders Surprises and Then Punishes Dylan's Team, Notches Seventh in a Row

    Week 14

    • raiders
    • 9-5
    • Weekly Grade: A-
    • 117.6
    • Dylan's Team
    • 2-12
    • Weekly Grade: C
    • 75.34

    raiders should pick up the bar tab for Dylan's Team or something, because they have their number in fantasy football. raiders remained unbeaten against Dylan's Team by winning 117.60 to 75.34. With the win, they also clinched a playoff berth. Dylan's Team doesn't hold up against raiders, who has a 51.33-point average margin of victory against them. It's wider than their 32.40-point average margin of victory on the season (third in the league). Furthermore, raiders has a 113.32-point average score in the series, 131.0% of their total season average. This week, Matt Ryan led the team, picking up 32.30 points. It was almost the same as the 34.60 points Demaryius Thomas got the last time these teams played. Both teams could have scored more points, as raiders had one starter turn in zero points and Dylan's Team also had one. raiders defeated Dylan's Team 109.04 to 48.64 in Week 5.

    Top Players

      • Matt Ryan
      • 32.30
      • A.J. Green
      • 28.40
      • St. Louis Rams Defense
      • 27.00
      • Matthew Stafford
      • 24.24

    Smooth Moves by raiders

    • A.J. Green was uncoverable, scoring the second-most points by a WR this week with 28.40 points. It also ranks as the eighth-greatest game by a WR this season.
    • Lean, mean, and haunting your dreams. The St. Louis Rams Defense was a terror this week, accounting for 27.00 points. It was the highest DEF score of the week and the third-highest score among DEF in the league this season.
    • The 32.30 points scored by Matt Ryan ranked third in the league in scoring this week and second for any player on raiders this season.
    • Do you put a LB or DB on him? You might have to put both on him if this continues. Zach Ertz scored 9.90 points to rank fourth among TEs in the league this week.
    • With 15.00 points, Mason Crosby had his highest score of the season and beat his projected point total by a season-high 85.0%.

    Toyota Roster Tune-up

    • Dylan's Team probably blew their shot at becoming a Toyota Hall Of Famer with that loss, but there's a bright side. Let us know when you find it.
    • Well, that's embarrassing. Left Russell Wilson on the bench, where he ranked fifth in the league in scoring with 29.32 points.
    • The 0.30 points scored by Keenan Allen was the lowest total in the matchup and 3.6% of his projected point total of 8.31, which was his lowest percentage of the season.
    • Who needs offense when the defense is so dominant!? Dylan's Team got outscored 27.00 - 8.00 by raiders at the DEF position.
    • Dylan's Team had no luck at the K position, losing the point battle 15.00 - 2.00 to raiders.

    What If

    • If raiders played Dylan's Team every week, they would be 11-3 this season.
    • Besides Dylan's Team, raiders would have defeated six other teams this week.
    • Had they played each other last week, raiders would have defeated Dylan's Team 126.64 - 98.80.
    • If they played the same schedule as Dylan's Team, raiders would be 4-8.
    • If raiders had played every team in the league each week, they would be 73-53.
    • Dylan's Team would have lost to seven other teams besides raiders this week.
    • Dylan's Team would be 4-8 if they played the same schedule as raiders.
    • Dylan's Team would be 29-97 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • Eight of the 12 losses for Dylan's Team this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
    • The top players for raiders were elite in the matchup, as three of their starters outperformed the leading scorer for Dylan's Team.
    • raiders bested their projected points again, the eighth time this season they have done so, including a streak of four straight games.
    • raiders won again and is on a seven-game winning streak, currently the longest in the league.
    • Dylan's Team remains winless in blowout games this season, falling to 0-7.
    • Remember when they needed to remind Forrest Gump to STOP? Well, they may need to remind this group of runnings backs to GO. With 3.90 points, raiders got the lowest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
    • raiders is now 5-3 in blowout games, including wins in their last three such contests.
    • This is the 12th week this season that Dylan's Team is in last place in the league.
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