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thebradybunch Grinds Out Victory Against Darth Niner, Drops Them into Eighth Place

Week 11

  • thebradybunch
  • 112.3 pts, 9-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • Darth Niner
  • 107.28 pts, 5-6
  • Weekly Grade

thebradybunch benefited from 30.10 points from Le'Veon Bell and 18.90 from Drew Brees, slipping by Darth Niner 112.30 to 107.28. thebradybunch can rest easy for the remainder of the season after they clinched a playoff spot with the win. This was one of the closest matchups to date, with the 5.02-point margin of victory being the eighth-smallest recorded in the league this season. Darth Niner (5-6, 1,264.34 points) drops to eighth place while thebradybunch (9-2, 1,358.54 points) remains in first place.

Top Players

    • Le'Veon Bell
    • 30.10
    • Russell Wilson
    • 26.28
    • Drew Brees
    • 18.90
    • Lamar Miller
    • 18.30

Smooth Moves by thebradybunch

  • If this were a dream sequence, you'd hear a deep voice announce, "thebradybunch, the Toyota Hall of Famer." But it's not.
  • The 30.10 points scored by Le'Veon Bell ranked eighth in the league in scoring. It was also his highest output of the season.
  • thebradybunch was still able to pull out a win with only 2 of their 9 starters exceeding their projected points.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just DeVante Parker posterizing opponents. He had the sixth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 17.90 points.
  • Scored 112.30 points from players in the starting lineup versus 17.90 points from players left on the bench for the highest starter/bench scoring ratio in the league this week and highest of the season for thebradybunch.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • It's okay to regret not taking a sick day to study the Toyota Hall of Fame's articles. But it's not okay to do it again.
  • All that glitters is not gold. Picked up Adam Vinatieri, who scored 6.00 points against his projected 9.47.
  • Kyle Rudolph scored the fewest points on the team and scored below his projection for the fifth time this season with 2.20 points against a projected 7.73.
  • 5 of the 9 starters scored less than their projected points.
  • Larry Fitzgerald fell short of his scoring projection with 9.30 points, just 72.8% of his projected 12.78.

What If

  • thebradybunch would be 7-4 if they played Darth Niner every week.
  • Besides Darth Niner, thebradybunch would have defeated seven other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? thebradybunch would have defeated Darth Niner 173.62 - 118.88 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Darth Niner, thebradybunch would be 8-2.
  • thebradybunch would be 81-40 if they played every team every week.
  • Darth Niner would have lost to six other teams besides thebradybunch this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as thebradybunch, Darth Niner would be 7-3.
  • Darth Niner would be 63-58 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Despite playing on the losing team, Russell Wilson ranked 10th in the league in scoring with 26.28 points against a projected 20.04 and has now beaten his projection in three straight games.
  • thebradybunch won but failed to cover the 14.29-point spread, winning by 5.02 points.
  • thebradybunch won even though Darth Niner performed better against their scoring projection. Darth Niner scored 99.3% of their 108.01 projected points, while thebradybunch recorded 91.8% of their 122.30-point projection.
  • thebradybunch is leveraging their draft well. This week they got 72.7% of their points from players they drafted.
  • thebradybunch is at the top of the standings. This is the ninth week this season that they have been in first place.
  • thebradybunch won despite failing to reach their projected point total, improving to 4-2 when doing so. Darth Niner also failed to reach their point expectation and falls to 3-6 in such games.
  • Lamar Miller was a bright spot for Darth Niner in the loss with 18.30 points, the fifth-highest RB score in the league this week.
  • Darth Niner had a lower score this week (107.28 points) than their season average of 114.94 points.
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