The Gridiron Throne League (ID# 335743)

Team Blaze Nudges Past Willie the Ace, Climbs to 10th Place

Week 12

  • Team Blaze
  • 155.24 pts, 5-7
  • Weekly Grade
  • Willie the Ace
  • 149.56 pts, 4-8
  • Weekly Grade

Team Blaze stays unbeaten in two matchups against Willie the Ace, and they make it interesting this time with a final score of 155.24 to 149.56. Ben Roethlisberger was dropping score bombs, getting 26.84 points this week, about the same as his 27.80 points the last time these teams met. Team Blaze now has a 19.79-point average margin of victory over Willie the Ace. They won 161.60 to 127.70 in Week 1.

Top Players

    • LeSean McCoy
    • 29.40
    • Ben Roethlisberger
    • 26.84
    • Devonta Freeman
    • 21.70
    • Tyrell Williams
    • 21.00

Smooth Moves by Team Blaze

  • If this were a dream sequence, you'd hear a deep voice announce, "Team Blaze, the Toyota Hall of Famer." But it's not.
  • Sat T.J. Yeldon, who scored 3.00 points, fewer than any RB in the starting lineup.
  • Ben Roethlisberger scored 26.84 points, the fourth-highest QB score in the league this week.
  • Kiko Alonso has now overachieved in three straight games after scoring 14.00 points against a projected 8.42.
  • Tyrell Williams scored 21.00 points to beat his projected point total by 106.5%, which led the matchup.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Funny, the Hall provides articles you could have studied. But instead you watched Willie the Ace cry trying.
  • Should have started Matthew Stafford, who underachieved, but still outscored the starting QB with 18.28 against a projected 18.66.
  • Jared Cook, who Willie the Ace picked up this week, scored below his 7.55-point projection with 1.70 points.
  • Marcus Peters was last in the matchup in scoring and achieved only 21.1% of his projected point total, his lowest percentage of the season.
  • Who needs offense when the defense is so dominant!? Willie the Ace got outscored 21.00 - 2.20 by Team Blaze at the DEF position.

What If

  • Team Blaze would be 7-5 if they played Willie the Ace every week.
  • Besides Willie the Ace, Team Blaze would have beaten only three other teams this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Team Blaze would have defeated Willie the Ace 122.08 - 107.22.
  • Team Blaze would be 5-5 if they played the same schedule as Willie the Ace.
  • If Team Blaze had played every team in the league each week, they would be 58-73-1.
  • Willie the Ace would have lost to seven other teams besides Team Blaze this week.
  • Willie the Ace would be 3-7 if they played the same schedule as Team Blaze.
  • If they played every team every week, Willie the Ace would be 50-82.

Game Notes

  • Willie the Ace has lost eight times and six of them have come to teams who beat their scoring average in that matchup.
  • Willie the Ace scored 149.56 points against a projected 150.86 and underachieved for the eighth time this season, including the last six weeks in a row.
  • The win by Team Blaze snapped a four-game losing streak.
  • Speed, strength, agility, vision, and intelligence. It was all on display this week when the RBs on Willie the Ace collectively had their best week of the season with 51.10 points.
  • After scoring 11.50 points against a projected 8.38, Vontaze Burfict has now exceeded his projection in four straight weeks.
  • With the win, Team Blaze improves to 3-1 in close games this season.
  • With the loss, Willie the Ace falls to 3-1 in close games this season.
  • Willie the Ace ranked ninth in the league in scoring this week.
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