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Tal's Terrific Team Goes Crazy on Bearded Fatman, Evens Up the Series

Week 14

  • Tal's Terrific Team
  • 111.44 pts, 6-8
  • Weekly Grade
  • Bearded Fatman
  • 47.92 pts, 6-8
  • Weekly Grade

Tal's Terrific Team benefited from 26.50 points from T.Y. Hilton and 21.24 from Aaron Rodgers to shred Bearded Fatman 111.44 to 47.92. This beating was revenge for a Week 3 169.98 to 119.80 loss to Bearded Fatman. Free fallin' like Tom Petty, Bearded Fatman suffered a significant drop in scoring from last week's 154.76 to 126.24 loss against Erik's Team. Adding insult to injury, Bearded Fatman had three starters put up zeros. Bearded Fatman (6-8, 1,608.48 points) drops to ninth place while Tal's Terrific Team (6-8, 1,595.08 points) remains mired in 10th place.

Top Players

    • T.Y. Hilton
    • 26.50
    • Aaron Rodgers
    • 21.24
    • Matthew Stafford
    • 18.42
    • Carolina Panthers Defense
    • 18.00

Smooth Moves by Tal's Terrific Team

  • The Toyota Hall of Fame would have its eyes on you for this week's win. But the Toyota Hall of Fame doesn't have eyes. Obviously.
  • With 18.00 points, the Carolina Panthers Defense was the highest-scoring DEF of the week.
  • We won't judge you if you want to bow to T.Y. Hilton. He ranked sixth in the league in scoring with 26.50 points.
  • A good team always has a good general and Aaron Rodgers proved that this week. He had the third-highest QB score in the league this week with 21.24 points.
  • Those were the projections? We thought that was the starting point. 5 of the 8 starters on Tal's Terrific Team exceeded their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • 111.44 seems a lot higher when you're on the losing side of it. And the Toyota Hall of Fame knows you know that.
  • Did not start Jarvis Landry, who underachieved but still scored more than any WR on the team with 12.30 points against a projected 13.06.
  • 3 of the 9 starters scored zero points for Bearded Fatman.
  • The RBs on Bearded Fatman let them down, getting outgunned by the RBs on Tal's Terrific Team 18.50 - 0.80.
  • Who needs offense when the defense is so dominant!? Bearded Fatman got outscored 18.00 - 8.00 by Tal's Terrific Team at the DEF position.

What If

  • Tal's Terrific Team would be 8-6 if they played Bearded Fatman every week.
  • Besides Bearded Fatman, Tal's Terrific Team would have defeated five other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Bearded Fatman, Tal's Terrific Team would be 6-6.
  • Tal's Terrific Team would be 76-78 if they played every team every week.
  • Bearded Fatman would have lost to every other team in the league this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Tal's Terrific Team would have lost to Bearded Fatman 126.24 - 90.36.
  • If they played the same schedule as Tal's Terrific Team, Bearded Fatman would be 5-7.
  • If they played every team every week, Bearded Fatman would be 74-80.

Game Notes

  • With 47.92 points, Bearded Fatman scored the fewest points in the league this week and had the lowest score of any team this season.
  • The margin of victory of 63.52 points was the biggest of the season for Tal's Terrific Team and sixth-largest in the league this season.
  • The RBs on Bearded Fatman collectively had their worst week of the season with only 0.80 points.
  • After scoring 13.00 points against a projected 9.06, Justin Tucker has now exceeded his projection in three straight weeks.
  • In the loss, the Pittsburgh Steelers Defense scored 8.00 points against a projected 6.06 and has now overachieved in four straight games.
  • Tal's Terrific Team had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for Bearded Fatman.
  • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn't mean he's one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, Devontae Booker scored 3.10 points against a projected 12.31 and has now underachieved in five straight games.
  • Although Tal's Terrific Team won, it was no thanks to Jason Witten, who scored 6.60 points and has now scored below his projection in three straight weeks.
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