Week 16

Cool Brees
10-6 120.98
122.67
Weekly
Grade
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VS
proj
Fly Eagles Fly
86.56 10-6
104.45
Cool Brees
Fly Eagles Fly
Cool Brees knock off Fly Eagles Fly for fourth straight win in 120.98-86.56 rout
Cool Brees extended their win streak to four games with an easy victory over Fly Eagles Fly, rolling to a 120.98-86.56 win. Cool Brees never trailed in this one after nabbing a 7.9-point lead on Saturday behind George Kittle (11.2 points) and Brandon Aiyuk (3.6). Deshaun Watson (324 Pass Yds, 3 Pass TDs, 38 Rush Yds) and Miles Sanders (57 Rush Yds, 1 Rush TD, 27 Rec Yds) did everything they could for Fly Eagles Fly in the loss. This marks the third time this season Cool Brees have gotten the best of Fly Eagles Fly, after winning 119.22-90.76 in their last matchup. Cool Brees finish the season at 10-6, while Fly Eagles Fly end the campaign at 10-6.
Top Player Comparison
Cool Brees
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Pts
% of total points 120.98
1
David Johnson
RB
27.4
13.71
22.6%
2
Jalen Hurts
QB
20.58
21.55
17%
3
Jonathan Taylor
RB
19.4
13.98
16%
4
Travis Kelce
TE
19.3
17.1
16%
Fly Eagles Fly
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.
Pts
% of total points 86.56
1
Deshaun Watson
QB
26.76
21.51
30.9%
2
Miles Sanders
RB
16.4
15.78
18.9%
3
Calvin Ridley
WR
14.8
15.85
17.1%
4
Antonio Gibson
RB
8.4
12.05
9.7%
Matchup Highlights
Sunday Early
There were multiple players with highlight-reel plays for both teams early Sunday, but after the smoke cleared, Cool Brees became the proud owner of an 87.90-50.46 lead. David Johnson had a 48-yard run for Cool Brees, 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 Fly Eagles Fly, while Calvin Ridley had a 54-yard catch.
Sunday Late
Jalen Hurts had an 81-yard touchdown pass and a 43-yard pass for Cool Brees to contribute to a 108.48-86.56 lead for the team.
Matchup Player of the Week
While racking up 139 yards from scrimmage and scoring 2 touchdowns against the Bengals, Johnson recorded 27.4 points this week. His scoring output nearly doubled his 13.71-point projection and was much higher than his 11.04-point season scoring average.
David Johnson
Points By Position
Cool Brees
Fly Eagles Fly
Standings Update
Well, that's a wrap for the season. Let's take one last look at where these teams finished up before pivoting to next year.
Cool Brees
Cool Brees finished the season with the league's 3rd-highest points average (114.34 ppg), placing them 3rd in the standings at the end of the regular season.
Important Players
Travis Kelce
MVP
105 Rec, 1416 Rec Yds, 11 Rec TDs
Ezekiel Elliott
Best Drafted
937 Rush Yds, 5 Rush TDs, 319 Rec Yds, 2 Rec TDs
Justin Herbert
Best Acquisition
4034 Pass Yds, 28 Pass TDs, 225 Rush Yds, 4 Rush TDs
Fly Eagles Fly
Fly Eagles Fly completed the regular season on top of the standings after averaging 115.31 points per game, best in the league.
Important Players
Deshaun Watson
MVP
4458 Pass Yds, 30 Pass TDs, 432 Rush Yds, 3 Rush TDs
Calvin Ridley
Best Drafted
82 Rec, 1322 Rec Yds, 9 Rec TDs
James Robinson
Best Acquisition
1118 Rush Yds, 7 Rush TDs, 366 Rec Yds, 3 Rec TDs
Game Notes
Only four of the nine starters on Cool Brees exceeded their scoring projections.
Fly Eagles Fly had only three of their nine starters score higher than their projected points.
Fly Eagles Fly can partially blame the loss on Keenan Allen, who didn't score any points.
Cool Brees put up more points than their season scoring average (114.34) while Fly Eagles Fly fell short of theirs (115.31).
Neither team was able to achieve its projected point total.
Not only did Cool Brees earn the W, but they also covered the 18.22-point predicted margin of victory.
Cool Brees moves to (6-3) in blowout games this season, while Fly Eagles Fly falls to (6-3).
In a losing effort, Deshaun Watson put up 26.76 points, the third-best score for a quarterback this week.

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