Phi Mu Dellta 16-17 (ID# 391811)

Feast mode Puts the Sting on DirtyBirds to Claim the Top Spot in the League

Week 9

  • Feast mode
  • 132.78 pts, 7-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • DirtyBirds
  • 92.56 pts, 5-4
  • Weekly Grade

This was more than just a W in the win column as Feast mode (7-2, 979.58 points) leaps into first place in the league after trashing DirtyBirds (fifth place, 5-4, 996.44 points) 132.78 to 92.56. Feast mode also put up the second-highest point total in the league this week. The beatdown gave Feast mode two blowout wins on the season. For DirtyBirds, Ben Roethlisberger and Mike Wallace played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 21.86 and 18.40 points, respectively.

Top Players

    • Aaron Rodgers
    • 33.18
    • Melvin Gordon
    • 32.10
    • Ben Roethlisberger
    • 21.86
    • Mike Wallace
    • 18.40

Smooth Moves by Feast mode

  • Fantasy Football is a game where the high score wins. So keep doing what you have to do, the Toyota Hall of Fame will turn a blind eye.
  • Just call him Fred Flintstone, because he was toting the rock all day long. Melvin Gordon had 32.10 points, the highest RB score of the week and the third-highest RB score in the league this season.
  • Feast mode saw their fourth-largest single-week point total by a player this season with Aaron Rodgers scoring 33.18 points. The score was also high enough to rank third in the league.
  • The 10.60 points scored by Austin Hooper, who Feast mode picked up this week, beat his projected point total of 5.83 by 81.8%.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Julio Jones posterizing opponents. He had the fifth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 17.10 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Next week, be sure to ask Feast mode where official Toyota Hall of Fame articles are kept.
  • Picked up Tyrod Taylor but left him on the bench, where he led the team in scoring with 28.86 points.
  • Picked up and started Antone Smith, who scored a team-worst 41.6% of his projected point total.
  • Picked up Terron Ward, who was last on the team in scoring with 3.00 points.
  • The RBs on DirtyBirds let them down, getting outgunned by the RBs on Feast mode 36.80 - 6.20.

What If

  • If Feast mode played DirtyBirds every week, they'd be 5-4 this year.
  • Feast mode would have beaten nine other teams besides DirtyBirds this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Feast mode would have defeated DirtyBirds 114.04 - 92.68 had they played each other last week.
  • Feast mode would be 5-3 if they played the same schedule as DirtyBirds.
  • If Feast mode had played every team in the league each week, they would be 59-40.
  • Besides Feast mode, DirtyBirds would have been defeated by seven other teams this week.
  • DirtyBirds would be 5-3 if they played the same schedule as Feast mode.
  • DirtyBirds would be 60-39 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Three of the four losses for DirtyBirds this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
  • Feast mode scored 132.78 points against a projected 108.64 and beat their scoring projection for the fifth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row.
  • Feast mode had their highest score of the season and the 10th-highest in the league this season with 132.78 points.
  • The margin of victory of 40.22 points was the biggest of the season for Feast mode.
  • What good are running backs if they are running backwards instead of forwards? The 6.20 total points by the RBs on DirtyBirds was their smallest RB output this season.
  • Two of the starters for Feast mode scored higher than the leading scorer for DirtyBirds.
  • DirtyBirds had their largest margin of defeat this season.
  • Feast mode is now 2-1 in blowout games, including wins in their last two such contests.
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