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dan's Awesome Team Snatches One from Brandon's Bold Team

Week 1

  • dan's Awesome Team
  • 1-0
  • Weekly Grade: C
  • 76.94
  • Brandon's Bold Team
  • 0-1
  • Weekly Grade: D
  • 70.96

"By the beard of Zeus!" dan's Awesome Team (1-0, 76.94 points) channeled their inner Ron Burgundy to get this win, finding a way to take down Brandon's Bold Team 76.94 - 70.96, despite finishing with just the eighth-highest point total this week. It was a frustrating outing for Brandon's Bold Team, who fell to 0-1 (70.96 points) while also ending up ninth in points. Matthew Stafford (30.04 points) scored the second-highest total in the league this week for dan's Awesome Team.

Top Players

    • Matthew Stafford
    • 30.04
    • Peyton Manning
    • 22.46
    • Mike Wallace
    • 12.10
    • Rob Gronkowski
    • 10.00

Smooth Moves by dan's Awesome Team

  • With 30.04 points, Matthew Stafford ranked second in the league in scoring.
  • dan's Awesome Team was still able to pull out a win with only 2 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.
  • dan's Awesome Team won even with the St. Louis Rams Defense in the starting lineup, which didn't score any points.
  • Wow, I guess RBs really don't matter much. dan's Awesome Team won even though both of their RBs scored below their projected points.

Toyota Missed Opportunities

  • Brandon's Bold Team may have missed the opportunity for a win, but they gained an opportunity to be mercilessly taunted by dan's Awesome Team. 
  • Did not start Brandin Cooks, who beat his projected point total by 92.1%, which was the highest percentage of either team.
  • Did not start Frank Gore, who underachieved but still scored more than any RB on the team with 6.60 points against a projected 12.23.
  • 8 of the 9 starters scored less than their projected points.
  • The RBs on Brandon's Bold Team let them down, getting outgunned by the RBs on dan's Awesome Team 15.70 - 6.70.

What If

  • dan's Awesome Team would have beaten only one other team besides Brandon's Bold Team this week.
  • If dan's Awesome Team had scored 35.85 more points, they would have beaten all teams in the league this week.
  • Brandon's Bold Team would have lost to seven other teams besides dan's Awesome Team this week.
  • Brandon's Bold Team would have needed an additional 41.83 points to beat all teams in the league this week.

Game Notes

  • The margin of victory for the matchup ended up being the smallest in the league this week at 5.98 points.
  • Brandon's Bold Team got smallest total score from their RB position of any team this week with 6.70 points.
  • The 76.94 points scored by dan's Awesome Team was the lowest winning score in the league this week.
  • Brandon's Bold Team ranked ninth in the league in scoring this week.
  • Peyton Manning did what he could in the loss for Brandon's Bold Team. He scored 22.46 points, the eighth-highest score in the league this week.
  • Mike Wallace was on the losing team, but still had the 10th-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 12.10 points.
  • Although dan's Awesome Team won, they got little help from Demaryius Thomas, who only put up 4.80 points of a projected 12.51.
  • Both teams scored fewer points than projected this week.
dan's Awesome Team
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