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Week 16

The Placebo Arm
7-9 96.48
93.01
Weekly
Grade
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VS
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The Mad Scientist
88.96 6-9
87.21
The Placebo Arm
The Mad Scientist
Unable to overcome starter's goose egg, The Mad Scientist fall to The Placebo Arm, 96.48-88.96
Impeded by a 0-point performance from Michael Thomas, The Mad Scientist were unable to overcome The Placebo Arm, which came back to earn a 96.48-88.96 victory. Despite trailing 88.96-59.98 heading into Sunday night, The Placebo Arm charged back behind Davante Adams, who caught 11 passes for 142 yards and 3 touchdowns for 32.2 points, and A.J. Brown, who caught 4 passes for 43 yards (4.3 points). Deshaun Watson (26.76 points) and Diontae Johnson (13.7) did their part for The Mad Scientist in defeat. This marks the first time this season The Placebo Arm have gotten the best of The Mad Scientist, after falling 100.22-95.34 in their last matchup. The Placebo Arm finish the season at 7-9, while The Mad Scientist end the campaign at 6-9.
Top Player Comparison
The Placebo Arm
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Pts
% of total points 96.48
1
Davante Adams
WR
32.2
14.96
33.4%
2
Ben Roethlisberger
QB
25.48
17.94
26.4%
3
The Seattle Seahawks defense
DEF
9
5.8
9.3%
4
Harrison Butker
K
7
11.23
7.3%
The Mad Scientist
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Pts
% of total points 88.96
1
Deshaun Watson
QB
26.76
21.51
30.1%
2
Diontae Johnson
WR
13.7
10.06
15.4%
3
Kenyan Drake
RB
11
10.73
12.4%
4
The Baltimore Ravens defense
DEF
10
8.92
11.2%
Matchup Highlights
Sunday Early
Both teams had multiple players with highlight-reel moments early Sunday, after which The Mad Scientist became the proud owner of a 78.96-43.88 lead. Ben Roethlisberger had a 39-yard touchdown pass and a 25-yard touchdown pass for The Placebo Arm, while Harrison Butker had a 53-yard field goal. Meanwhile, Deshaun Watson had a 25-yard touchdown pass and a 22-yard touchdown pass for The Mad Scientist, while Diontae Johnson had a 39-yard touchdown catch.
Matchup Player of the Week
The Seahawks defense (9 Pts Allowed, 334 Yds Allowed, 1 Turnovers) scored 9 points in a 20-9 win over the Rams in Week 16. They scored 55.2% more than their 5.8-point projection and overachieved for the sixth time this season.
The Seattle Seahawks defense
Points By Position
The Placebo Arm
The Mad Scientist
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.
The Placebo Arm
The Placebo Arm completed the season averaging 92.03 points per game, 6th-best in the league, placing them 10th in the standings at the end of the regular season.
Important Players
Ben Roethlisberger
MVP
3804 Pass Yds, 33 Pass TDs
Davante Adams
Best Drafted
109 Rec, 1328 Rec Yds, 17 Rec TDs
Jason Myers
Best Acquisition
23-23 FG, 61 long, 51-54 XP
The Mad Scientist
The Mad Scientist ended the season with the league's 8th-best points average (81.81 ppg), placing them 8th in the standings at the end of the regular season.
Important Players
Deshaun Watson
MVP
4458 Pass Yds, 30 Pass TDs, 432 Rush Yds, 3 Rush TDs
Bal Defense
Best Drafted
20.0 Avg Pts Allowed, 338.7 Avg Yds Allowed, 20 Turnovers
Adrian Peterson
Best Acquisition
541 Rush Yds, 6 Rush TDs, 101 Rec Yds
What If
The Placebo Arm would have beaten only three other teams besides The Mad Scientist this week.
The Mad Scientist would have lost to just three other teams besides The Placebo Arm this week.
The Placebo Arm would be 9-6 if they played The Mad Scientist every week.
The Placebo Arm would be 5-7 if they played the same schedule (excluding head-to-head matchups) as The Mad Scientist.
If they played the same schedule (excluding head-to-head matchups) as The Placebo Arm, The Mad Scientist would be 3-9.
If The Placebo Arm had played every team in the league each week, they would be 78-90.
If they played every team every week, The Mad Scientist would be 62-99.

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