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    Beats by Ray Comes Back to Edge Blake Vanderbush, Moves Up to Third Place

    Week 7

    • Beats by Ray
    • 5-2
    • Weekly Grade: B+
    • 107.88
    • Blake Vanderbush
    • 4-3
    • Weekly Grade: B+
    • 106.86

    Beats by Ray (5-2, 669.30 points) edged Blake Vanderbush (4-3, 742.20 points) 107.88 to 106.86 in a matchup with four lead changes. Their top player was Aaron Rodgers, who had the third-highest score of the week. Blake Vanderbush scored first and went into Sunday in front 14.64 to 0. They lost that advantage after the early Sunday games and trailed 72.10 to 67.16. After the late Sunday games, the lead went back the other way 86.36 to 77.38. Beats by Ray closed it out with a comeback on Monday night, thanks to 16.50 points from Arian Foster.

    Top Players

      • Aaron Rodgers
      • 30.30
      • Drew Brees
      • 25.98
      • Golden Tate
      • 21.40
      • Le'Veon Bell
      • 20.50

    Smooth Moves by Beats by Ray

    • With 14.00 points, Shaun Suisham had the highest score for a K in the league this week.
    • The 30.30 points scored by Aaron Rodgers ranked third in the league in scoring this week and fourth for any player on Beats by Ray this season.
    • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Golden Tate posterizing opponents. He had the third-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 21.40 points.
    • With 16.50 points, Arian Foster ranked ninth in scoring among all RBs in the league this week.
    • Do you put a LB or DB on him? You might have to put both on him if this continues. Dwayne Allen scored 11.20 points to rank third among TEs in the league this week.

    Toyota Roster Tune-up

    • Blake Vanderbush should have scored more than 107.88 in order to win. That's Hall Of Fame level insight. 
    • Should have started the Buffalo Bills Defense, which underachieved, but still had more points than the starting DEF with 12.04 against a projected 13.33.
    • With 5.24 points against a projected 9.08, Devin Hester did not meet his projection for the third straight game.
    • Blake Vanderbush was dominated at the TE position, scoring 0.50 points versus the 11.20 for Beats by Ray.
    • Jordan Cameron had two season-lows this week. He scored a season-low 0.50 points and recorded only 7.0% of his 7.12-point projection.

    What If

    • Beats by Ray would be 3-4 if they played Blake Vanderbush every week.
    • Besides Blake Vanderbush, Beats by Ray would have defeated eight other teams this week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Blake Vanderbush, Beats by Ray would be 3-3.
    • If Beats by Ray had played every team in the league each week, they would be 40-37.
    • Blake Vanderbush would have lost to just three other teams besides Beats by Ray this week.
    • Timing really is everything. Beats by Ray would have lost to Blake Vanderbush 109.86 - 105.88 had they played each other last week.
    • If they played the same schedule as Beats by Ray, Blake Vanderbush would be 3-3.
    • Blake Vanderbush would be 49-28 if they played every team every week.

    Game Notes

    • Beats by Ray bested their projected points again, the fourth time this season they have done so, including a streak of three straight games.
    • Although Blake Vanderbush lost, they did put up the sixth-highest score for a losing team in the league this season.
    • Despite being on the winning team, Brandin Cooks had a season-low 2.90 points against a projected 8.78 and has now underachieved in five straight games.
    • Blake Vanderbush had their three-game win streak snapped in the loss.
    • The margin of victory of 1.02 points was the smallest in the league this week.
    • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Bishop Sankey needs to step it up! He scored 5.60 points against a projected 9.01 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
    • Blake Vanderbush remains winless in comeback games this season, falling to 0-2.
    • Beats by Ray stays undefeated in close games this season at 2-0.
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    Fantasy MasterpiecesWeek 7

    Rob Bironas TEN - K 2007 vs. Houston 8 field goals, 2 extra points If you started Titans footsmith Rob Bironas in Week 7 of '07, you had the rare luxury of landing one of the top three fantasy performances of that week, regardless of position, with only New England QB Tom Brady and Cincy RB Kenny Watson ahead of him.

    It was rare air indeed for kicker fantasy production, but then again, Bironas' eight field goals set an NFL record that still stands. This performance may conjure bitter memories for Browns fans, as Bironas' final field goal with no time left on the clock gave the Titans a 38-36 victory over the Texans. Tennessee would finish the season at 10-6 and made the playoffs by virtue of winning a tiebreaker with, you guessed it, the 10-6 Browns. It was Cleveland's only winning season since '02.
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