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Week 14

Nerd Herd
4-10 89.62
98.7
Weekly
Grade
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VS
proj
HOTDISH HOOLIGANS
72.18 4-10
87.12
Nerd Herd
HOTDISH HOOLIGANS
Nerd Herd come back to hand HOTDISH HOOLIGANS sixth straight loss, 89.62-72.18
Nerd Herd staged an impressive comeback to earn an 89.62-72.18 win to hand HOTDISH HOOLIGANS their sixth consecutive loss. After trailing 72.18-68.52 heading into Monday night, Nerd Herd charged back behind Zach Ertz (21.1 points). Kirk Cousins (242 Pass Yds, 1 Pass TD) and George Kittle (6 Rec, 67 Rec Yds, 1 Rec TD) led the charge for HOTDISH HOOLIGANS in the loss. This marks the first time this season Nerd Herd have taken down HOTDISH HOOLIGANS, after falling 81.14-56.94 in their last matchup. Nerd Herd improve to 4-10 for the season, while HOTDISH HOOLIGANS fall to 4-10.
Top Player Comparison
Nerd Herd
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.
Pts
% of total points 89.62
1
Zach Ertz
TE
21.1
9.41
23.5%
2
Patrick Mahomes
QB
14.92
21.34
16.6%
3
Wil Lutz
K
13
8.57
14.5%
4
The Minnesota Vikings defense
DEF
13
9.04
14.5%
HOTDISH HOOLIGANS
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.
Pts
% of total points 72.18
1
Kirk Cousins
QB
13.58
20.68
18.8%
2
George Kittle
TE
12.7
9.41
17.6%
3
Deebo Samuel
WR
10.9
6.99
15.1%
4
Matt Gay
K
9
7.92
12.5%
Matchup Highlights
Sunday Early
Both teams had players with standout moments early Sunday, but after the smoke cleared, HOTDISH HOOLIGANS had a 64.78-53.60 lead. For Nerd Herd, Wil Lutz had a 55-yard field goal. Kirk Cousins made the highlight reel for HOTDISH HOOLIGANS with a 44-yard pass.
Sunday Late
Patrick Mahomes had a 48-yard touchdown pass for Nerd Herd, who trailed 72.18-68.52 after the late afternoon round of games.
Matchup Player of the Week
While catching 9 passes for 91 yards and 2 touchdowns against the Giants, Ertz registered 21.1 points this week. His scoring output more-than-doubled his 9.41-point projection and was much higher than his 8.05-point season scoring average. Ertz ranks #67 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Redskins next week.
Zach Ertz
Points By Position
Nerd Herd
HOTDISH HOOLIGANS
Game Notes
Nerd Herd emerged victorious even though only four of their nine starting players exceeded their scoring projections.
HOTDISH HOOLIGANS had only three of their nine starters score higher than their projected points.
Nerd Herd put up more points than their season scoring average (87.23) while HOTDISH HOOLIGANS fell short of theirs (82.03).
Neither team was able to achieve its projected point total.
Not only did Nerd Herd win, but they also covered the 11.58-point predicted margin of victory.
In comeback games this season, Nerd Herd moves to (2-1), while HOTDISH HOOLIGANS falls to (1-3).
Coach Talk
Nerd Herd
Assembling a lineup that won by more than 17 points this past week... we did what we needed to do and took care of business.
HOTDISH HOOLIGANS
Don't get too distraught, HOTDISH HOOLIGANS! There are plenty of lessons we can glean from this season and apply to next year... it's never too early to begin strategizing and thinking about how to get better!

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