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Week 17

Brandon's Team
14-3 163.7
154.42
Weekly
Grade
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VS
proj
Earl's Glorious Team
155.7 10-7
142.22
Brandon's Team
Earl's Glorious Team
Despite top scorer Taylor, Earl's Glorious Team fall to Brandon's Team, 163.7-155.7
Jonathan Taylor had 38.4 points for Earl's Glorious Team, the highest total in the league this week, but it wasn't enough to overcome Brandon's Team, who earned a 163.7-155.7 win. Earl's Glorious Team leapt out to a 32.7-point lead early Sunday afternoon behind a combined 40.9 points from Chris Godwin (5 Rec, 133 Rec Yds, 2 Rec TDs) and Calvin Ridley (8 Rec, 52 Rec Yds). But Brandon's Team held the lead the rest of the way, powered by Derrick Henry (250 Rush Yds, 2 Rush TDs) and Darren Waller (9 Rec, 117 Rec Yds, 1 Rec TD). This marks the sixth time this season Brandon's Team have beaten Earl's Glorious Team, after falling 186.26-133.54 in their last matchup. Brandon's Team finish the season at 14-3, while Earl's Glorious Team end the campaign at 10-7.
Top Player Comparison
Brandon's Team
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Pts
% of total points 163.7
1
Derrick Henry
RB
35
21.46
21.4%
2
Darren Waller
TE
26.7
16.59
16.3%
3
Aaron Rodgers
QB
26
23.96
15.9%
4
Justin Jefferson
WR
22.3
17.81
13.6%
Earl's Glorious Team
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Pts
% of total points 155.7
1
Jonathan Taylor
RB
38.4
17.07
24.7%
2
Chris Godwin
WR
30.3
14.6
19.5%
3
Deshaun Watson
QB
26.8
24.12
17.2%
4
Aaron Jones
RB
18.5
19.89
11.9%
Matchup Highlights
Sunday Early
Chris Godwin had a 29-yard touchdown catch and a 47-yard catch for Earl's Glorious Team, contributing to a 63.0-30.3 lead for the team.
Sunday Late
There were several players with big-time moments for both teams on Sunday afternoon, after which Brandon's Team became the proud owner of a 163.7-155.7 lead. Derrick Henry had a 52-yard touchdown run and a 45-yard run for Brandon's Team, while Darren Waller had a 28-yard touchdown catch. Meanwhile, Deshaun Watson had a 38-yard touchdown pass and a 20-yard touchdown pass for Earl's Glorious Team, while Jonathan Taylor had a 45-yard touchdown run and a 56-yard run.
Matchup Player of the Week
Henry overachieved for the eighth time this season, scoring 35 points against his 21.46-point projection. In a 41-38 win over the Texans, he ran for 250 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Derrick Henry
Points By Position
Brandon's Team
Earl's Glorious Team
Standings Update
Is it just us or did the end of the season come out of nowhere? Time flies when you're having fun. Before we turn our attention to next year, we'd like to review this season one last time.
Brandon's Team
Brandon's Team completed the season with the league's best points average (151.3 ppg), placing them on top of the standings at the end of the regular season.
Important Players
Davante Adams
MVP
115 Rec, 1374 Rec Yds, 18 Rec TDs
Russell Wilson
Best Drafted
4572 Pass Yds, 42 Pass TDs, 518 Rush Yds, 2 Rush TDs
Aaron Rodgers
Best Acquisition
4299 Pass Yds, 48 Pass TDs, 149 Rush Yds, 3 Rush TDs
Earl's Glorious Team
Earl's Glorious Team completed the season averaging 143.6 points per game, 3rd-lowest in the league, placing them 2nd in the standings at the end of the regular season.
Important Players
Patrick Mahomes
MVP
4740 Pass Yds, 38 Pass TDs, 308 Rush Yds, 2 Rush TDs
Travis Kelce
Best Drafted
105 Rec, 1416 Rec Yds, 11 Rec TDs
David Montgomery
Best Acquisition
1070 Rush Yds, 8 Rush TDs, 438 Rec Yds, 2 Rec TDs
StatSmack
Brandon's Team have a winning record versus Earl's Glorious Team this season, with a record of 6-1.
We heard scoring helps you win. Earl's Glorious Team need some help then, averaging just 143.58 versus Brandon's Team's 151.31.
"Winning isn't everything" was probably said by someone who lost. Brandon's Team (14-3) have a better record than Earl's Glorious Team (10-7).
Even the computers think Brandon's Team have a better lineup. Their projected average points is higher (153.15) than Earl's Glorious Team (144.61).
Brandon's Team don't let their opponents come within striking distance. They've got more blowout wins this season than Earl's Glorious Team (7 vs 6).
Brandon's Team laugh in the face of danger. They've got more upset wins this season (1) than Earl's Glorious Team (0).
Brandon's Team are better at closing games out, with fewer close losses than Earl's Glorious Team (0 vs 1).
Brandon's Team should change their team name to "The Overachievers" since they have beat their projection in more matchups than Earl's Glorious Team (9 vs 8).
By position, Brandon's Team have outscored Earl's Glorious Team at RB, WR, and DEF this season.
Brandon's Team has a higher average scoring margin (21) than Earl's Glorious Team this season (5).
Hey Earl's Glorious Team, maybe you'll have better luck next year!

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