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zach's Team Gets Win Against Double Downers for Fifth Straight Win

Week 12

  • zach's Team
  • 77.14 pts, 6-6
  • Weekly Grade
  • Double Downers
  • 61.52 pts, 5-7
  • Weekly Grade

What's more likey to happen: a Browns/Lions Super Bowl or Double Downers beating zach's Team? Double Downers has yet to beat zach's Team, falling 77.14 to 61.52. This week, Le'Veon Bell was the difference, grabbing 20.20 points. It was still quite a drop-off from the 26.94 points Drew Brees got the last time these teams played. zach's Team started two players with zero points while Double Downers also served up two goose eggs, meaning both teams left points off the scoreboard. This is the smallest margin of victory for zach's Team in two head-to-head matchups. They defeated Double Downers 124.04 to 96.30 in Week 3.

Top Players

    • Aaron Rodgers
    • 23.12
    • Le'Veon Bell
    • 20.20
    • Tom Brady
    • 19.04
    • Delanie Walker
    • 11.00

Smooth Moves by zach's Team

  • 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.
  • zach's Team got lucky this week, winning despite having every player in their starting lineup score less than their projected points.
  • Le'Veon Bell scored 20.20 points, which ranked sixth out of all the RBs in the league this week.
  • Even with two starters scoring zero points, zach's Team was still able to win.

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.
  • Did not start Chris Ivory, who scored 11.50 points, surpassing his projected points by 137.3%, the ninth-highest percentage in the league.
  • Double Downers had 2 of their 9 starters score zero points.
  • The WR corps couldn't keep pace with their counterparts from zach's Team and were outscored 21.50 - 6.50.
  • The RBs for Double Downers got outscored 28.60 - 13.90 by the RBs for zach's Team.

What If

  • If zach's Team played Double Downers every week, they would be 9-3 this season.
  • zach's Team would have beaten only one other team besides Double Downers this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? zach's Team would have defeated Double Downers 128.30 - 70.64 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Double Downers, zach's Team would be 6-4.
  • zach's Team would be 59-49 if they played every team every week.
  • Double Downers would have lost to seven other teams besides zach's Team this week.
  • Double Downers would be 3-7 if they played the same schedule as zach's Team.
  • Double Downers would be 36-72 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Despite playing on the losing team, Aaron Rodgers ranked seventh in the league in scoring with 23.12 points against a projected 19.81 and has now beaten his projection in six straight games.
  • The 15.62-point win by zach's Team failed to cover the 28.86-point spread.
  • zach's Team has now won five games in a row.
  • zach's Team won even though Double Downers performed better against their scoring projection. Double Downers scored 75.9% of their 81.05 projected points, while zach's Team recorded 70.2% of their 109.90-point projection.
  • With 6.50 points, Double Downers got the lowest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • The drafted players on zach's Team put up 80.3% of the team's points this week.
  • zach's Team is now 2-6 when failing to reach their projection and Double Downers falls to 1-4 when scoring below their projected total.
  • Double Downers scored 61.52 points, ranking them ninth in the league in scoring.
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