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    Nicky The Bat Rocks Beats by Ray and Remains Unbeaten in Head-to-Head Play

    Week 11

    • Nicky The Bat
    • 7-4
    • Weekly Grade: C
    • 84.42
    • Beats by Ray
    • 5-6
    • Weekly Grade: D
    • 58.12

    Are your feet cold, Beats by Ray? After getting the win the last time they met, Nicky The Bat took it a step further and beat the socks off Beats by Ray this time around, winning 84.42 to 58.12. This week, Emmanuel Sanders was the team leader, putting up 16.20 points. It was still quite a drop-off from the 20.50 points Alfred Morris got the last time these teams played. Adding insult to injury, Beats by Ray got zero points from Montee Ball. Nicky The Bat won 83.48 to 82.22 in Week 2, and now has a 13.78-point average margin of victory over Beats by Ray.

    Top Players

      • Emmanuel Sanders
      • 16.20
      • Antonio Brown
      • 15.10
      • Arizona Cardinals Defense
      • 15.00
      • Colin Kaepernick
      • 14.12

    Smooth Moves by Nicky The Bat

    • Benched RB Bishop Sankey, who scored fewer points than any RB in the starting lineup with 10.50.
    • Nicky The Bat was still able to pull out a win with only 2 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.
    • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Emmanuel Sanders have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked ninth in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 16.20 points.
    • The 13.20 points scored by Alfred Morris was the seventh-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
    • Both of the RBs came in below their expected points and it was still a win for Nicky The Bat.

    Toyota Roster Tune-up

    • Beats by Ray should get prescription glasses. At least we assume that's why they didn't bother reading the expert articles from the Toyota Hall Of Fame.
    • They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Acquired and started Ben Tate, who scored -0.90 points, the fewest of any player in the matchup.
    • 7 of the starters on Beats by Ray underperformed versus their projections.
    • Colin Kaepernick has now failed to reach his projection for four straight games. This week he scored 14.12 points versus a projected 19.02.
    • The 10.30 points scored by Demaryius Thomas fell short of his 13.53-point projection, the fourth straight game where that has happened.

    What If

    • If Nicky The Bat played Beats by Ray every week, they would be 8-3 this season.
    • Besides Beats by Ray, Nicky The Bat would have defeated three other teams this week.
    • Were they resting their players for this week? Nicky The Bat would have defeated Beats by Ray 82.18 - 47.80 had they played each other last week.
    • Nicky The Bat would be 6-3 if they played the same schedule as Beats by Ray.
    • Nicky The Bat would be 53-46 if they played every team every week.
    • Beats by Ray would have lost to every other team in the league this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Nicky The Bat, Beats by Ray would be 4-5.
    • Beats by Ray would be 40-59 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • Nicky The Bat scored 84.42 points against a projected 107.83 and underachieved for the sixth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row.
    • Nicky The Bat had the week's largest margin of victory (26.30 points) for the second time this season.
    • This was the second time this season that Beats by Ray lost by the week's biggest margin.
    • It was the second time this season that Beats by Ray has had the lowest score in the league.
    • Beats by Ray got a combined -0.90 points from their RBs, their lowest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
    • Nicky The Bat had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for Beats by Ray.
    • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, the Denver Broncos Defense needs to step it up! They scored 3.00 points against a projected 9.09 in the win, and has now scored below their projection in three 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, LeSean McCoy scored 10.60 points against a projected 13.49 and has now underachieved in four straight games.
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