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    Consolation: kevin's Team Goes Crazy on Claire's Choice Team

    Week 16

    • kevin's Team
    • 5-9
    • Weekly Grade: A
    • 124.06
    • Claire's Choice Team
    • 6-8
    • Weekly Grade: F
    • 61.22

    kevin's Team amassed the sixth-highest point total in the league to date to put a thrashing on Claire's Choice Team 124.06 to 61.22. Blow out would be an undestatement here, as this 62.84-point margin of victory was the eighth-largest of all matchups this season. This makes it two in a row for kevin's Team against Claire's Choice Team. Their last matchup was an 85.52 to 44.06 shellacking in Week 7. It seems both squads really didn't mind serving up some zeros, as kevin's Team started one player with zero points while Claire's Choice Team started three. Claire's Choice Team ended the regular season in seventh place with a record of 6-8. They also ranked seventh in the league with 70.59 points per game. In their only other postseason game of the season, Claire's Choice Team took down ur's Peerless Team, 66.92 to 59.60.

    Top Players

      • Russell Wilson
      • 36.36
      • Marshawn Lynch
      • 23.30
      • Reggie Bush
      • 15.80
      • Dez Bryant
      • 13.30

    Smooth Moves by kevin's Team

    • Russell Wilson had the sixth-most points in the league this season with 36.36, leading the league in points for the week.
    • You see what happens when you keep the laces out? Nick Novak scored 9.00 points, the highest K score in the league this week.
    • A person is known by the company they keep. In this case, kevin's Team is looking pretty darn good because they had 7 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.
    • The 15.80 points scored by Reggie Bush was the fifth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
    • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Dez Bryant posterizing opponents. He had the seventh-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 13.30 points.

    Toyota Roster Tune-up

    • Claire's Choice Team may have missed the opportunity for a win, but they gained an opportunity to be mercilessly taunted by kevin's Team. 
    • Left Rueben Randle on the bench, where he exceeded his scoring projection by a league-leading 393.2%.
    • This is one of those mistakes that you continuously think about for ten years. Did not start Philip Rivers, who scored 27.24 points to rank fifth in the league in scoring.
    • 3 of the 9 starters scored zero points for Claire's Choice Team.
    • At the QB position, Claire's Choice Team got outscored 36.36 - 7.92 by kevin's Team.

    What If

    • kevin's Team would be 10-6 if they played Claire's Choice Team every week.
    • Besides Claire's Choice Team, kevin's Team would have defeated six other teams this week.
    • Were they resting their players for this week? kevin's Team would have defeated Claire's Choice Team 76.12 - 66.92 had they played each other last week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Claire's Choice Team, kevin's Team would be 8-6.
    • If kevin's Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 71-69.
    • Claire's Choice Team would have lost to four other teams besides kevin's Team this week.
    • Claire's Choice Team would be 5-9 if they played the same schedule as kevin's Team.
    • Claire's Choice Team would be 52-88 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • Looks like teams bring their A game when they see them on the schedule. Of the losses Claire's Choice Team has had, five were against opponents who topped their season scoring average that week.
    • The 124.06 points scored by kevin's Team was the highest in the league this week and the sixth-highest in the league this season.
    • The margin of victory was the eighth-largest in the league this season.
    • U. G. L. Y. You ain't got no alibi, this was ugly. Claire's Choice Team lost by the biggest margin of the week for the second time this season.
    • 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.
    • With a combined 27.80 points from their RBs, kevin's Team got their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
    • 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.
    • kevin's Team is now 3-2 in blowout games, including wins in their last two such contests.
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    Biggest Blowout

    Week 16 Results Matchup Recap >
    avatar kevin's Team
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    124.06
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    61.22
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