Big Al's FF Purgatory (ID# 413889)

Carolina Dreaming Blasts Rob's Placeholder

Week 3

  • Carolina Dreaming
  • 192.18 pts, 2-1
  • Weekly Grade
  • Rob's Placeholder
  • 97.48 pts, 1-2
  • Weekly Grade

Carolina Dreaming put on a show in this matchup, registering the highest point total this season to pummel Rob's Placeholder 192.18 to 97.48. There is the good, the bad, the ugly, and then there is this. The 94.70-point margin of victory is the highest in the league this season. Antonio Brown led Rob's Placeholder with 26.00 points while Travis Kelce racked up 20.90. When assigning blame following this loss, Rob's Placeholder can look in the mirror. They started a player with zero points (Sammy Watkins). Carolina Dreaming (2-1, 450.06 points) climbs into second place while Rob's Placeholder (1-2, 368.94 points) drops to fifth place.

Top Players

    • Marvin Jones Jr.
    • 53.50
    • Devonta Freeman
    • 36.70
    • LeSean McCoy
    • 26.60
    • Antonio Brown
    • 26.00

Smooth Moves by Carolina Dreaming

  • If this were a dream sequence, you'd hear a deep voice announce, "Carolina Dreaming, the Toyota Hall of Famer." But it's not.
  • This one goes out to all those people who say kickers don't matter in fantasy football! With 17.00 points, Justin Tucker had the highest score of any K in the league this season.
  • Grabbed a smart pick in Marvin Jones Jr., who had the highest point total of the year for the league 53.50 points.
  • Not quite the best, but pretty darn good. LeSean McCoy had the second-highest RB score of the week and the fifth-highest RB score in the league this season with 26.60 points.
  • Devonta Freeman seemed to take offense to this week's projected points. He ranked third in the league in scoring and beat his scoring projection by 138.0%, the seventh-highest percentage in the league.

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.
  • Rob's Placeholder would have welcomed more points at WR, where Carolina Dreaming topped them 72.30 - 29.90.
  • At the DEF position, Rob's Placeholder got outscored 20.00 - 3.00 by Carolina Dreaming.
  • Our kicker can beat up your kicker. Rob's Placeholder got outscored 17.00 - 4.00 by Carolina Dreaming at the K position.
  • With a season-low 3.90 points versus a projected 16.53, Brandin Cooks failed to meet his projection for the second time this season.

What If

  • Carolina Dreaming would be 2-1 if they played Rob's Placeholder every week.
  • Carolina Dreaming would've been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Carolina Dreaming would have defeated Rob's Placeholder 148.12 - 105.06.
  • If they played the same schedule as Rob's Placeholder, Carolina Dreaming would be 1-1.
  • If Carolina Dreaming had played every team in the league each week, they would be 16-5.
  • Besides Carolina Dreaming, Rob's Placeholder would have been defeated by five other teams this week.
  • Rob's Placeholder would be 1-1 if they played the same schedule as Carolina Dreaming.
  • Rob's Placeholder would be 7-14 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Carolina Dreaming had three starters who scored more points than the highest-scoring starter for Rob's Placeholder.
  • With 192.18 points, Carolina Dreaming had the highest score of any team in the league this season.
  • Despite being on the winning team, Julian Edelman had a season-low 9.20 points against a projected 12.59 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
  • The 94.70-point margin of victory by Carolina Dreaming was the largest in the league this week.
  • Carolina Dreaming got a combined 63.30 points from their RBs, the highest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this season.
  • Hey, I'm sure Carolina Dreaming appreciates the tough competition. In the loss, Rob's Placeholder had the ninth-highest losing score in the league this season with 97.48 points.
  • Rob's Placeholder ranked seventh in the league in scoring this week.
  • Antonio Brown was on the losing team, but still had the eighth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 26.00 points.
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