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Week 16

Hard Targets
9-6 134.9
153.33
Weekly
Grade
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VS
proj
DARC NARC
132.95 8-7
149.7
Hard Targets
DARC NARC
Hard Targets manage to knock off DARC NARC in 134.90-132.95 battle despite coming up short of predictions
Both teams underachieved compared to expectations, but Hard Targets did enough to take down DARC NARC. Predicted to win 153.33-149.70, Hard Targets eked out a 134.90-132.95 win over DARC NARC. DARC NARC made a run at it on Monday night, but it wasn't to be. Hard Targets led 134.90-121.95 after Sunday's action and held on for the win despite 11 points from the Green Bay Packers defense on Monday night for DARC NARC. Carson Wentz (24.15 points) and Jared Cook (23.4) did the heavy lifting for Hard Targets in the victory. This marks the first time this season Hard Targets have beaten DARC NARC, after falling 189.6-129.35 in their last matchup. Hard Targets finish the season with a record of 9-6, while DARC NARC end the campaign at 8-7.
Top Player Comparison
Hard Targets
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.
Pts
% of total points 134.9
1
Carson Wentz
QB
24.15
24.84
17.9%
2
Jared Cook
TE
23.4
9.81
17.3%
3
Marlon Mack
RB
18.1
12.47
13.4%
4
Ezekiel Elliott
RB
15.4
19.9
11.4%
DARC NARC
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.
Pts
% of total points 132.95
1
Lamar Jackson
QB
38.2
32.2
28.7%
2
Julio Jones
WR
26.6
20.52
20%
3
Alex Erickson
WR
13.65
13.47
10.3%
4
The Green Bay Packers defense
DEF
11
5.45
8.3%
Matchup Highlights
Sunday Early
Both teams had players with big-time plays early Sunday, after which DARC NARC had a 106.95-71.50 lead. For Hard Targets, Jared Cook had a 61-yard touchdown catch. Lamar Jackson made the highlight reel for DARC NARC with a 39-yard touchdown pass.
Matchup Player of the Week
While catching 3 passes for 84 yards and 2 touchdowns against the Titans, Cook put up 23.4 points this week. His scoring output more-than-doubled his 9.81-point projection and was much higher than his 8.98-point season scoring average.
Jared Cook
Points By Position
Hard Targets
DARC NARC
Standings Update
Well, that's a wrap for the season. Let's take one last look at where these teams finished up before looking ahead to next year.
Hard Targets
Hard Targets ended the season with the league's 4th-best points average (145.22 ppg), placing them 7th in the standings at the end of the regular season.
Important Players
Ezekiel Elliott
MVP
1235 Rush Yds, 11 Rush TDs, 418 Rec Yds, 1 Rec TD
Julian Edelman
Best Drafted
97 Rec, 1091 Rec Yds, 6 Rec TDs
Carson Wentz
Best Acquisition
3750 Pass Yds, 26 Pass TDs, 228 Rush Yds, 1 Rush TD
DARC NARC
DARC NARC completed the season averaging 134.06 points per game, 7th-most in the league, placing them 8th in the standings at the end of the regular season.
Important Players
Lamar Jackson
MVP
3127 Pass Yds, 36 Pass TDs, 1206 Rush Yds, 7 Rush TDs
Julio Jones
Best Drafted
92 Rec, 1316 Rec Yds, 6 Rec TDs
Chris Carson
Best Acquisition
1230 Rush Yds, 7 Rush TDs, 266 Rec Yds, 2 Rec TDs
StatSmack
We heard scoring helps you win. Hard Targets are doing a better job of that, averaging 145.22 versus DARC NARC's 134.06.
Even the machines think Hard Targets have a better-constructed roster. Their projected average points is higher (145.74) than DARC NARC (137.51).
You won't win many weeks if you don't play. Hard Targets has left fewer points on the bench this season (471.6) than DARC NARC (540.65).
DARC NARC are like tires on a highway full of nails. They've been blown out more times than Hard Targets (5 vs 1).
Hard Targets are clutch masters, with more close wins than DARC NARC (1 vs 0).
Hard Targets should change their team name to "The Overachievers" since they have beat their projection in more matchups than DARC NARC (8 vs 5).
By position, Hard Targets have outscored DARC NARC at RB, WR, and DEF this season.
Hard Targets has a higher average scoring margin (2) than DARC NARC this season (-2).
Hey DARC NARC, maybe you'll have better luck next year!

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