The dirty dozen (ID# 490964)

The Female Elfy Gets Victory Against Elfanators

Week 9

  • The Female Elfy
  • 129.72 pts, 7-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • Elfanators
  • 108.82 pts, 3-6
  • Weekly Grade

The Female Elfy has probably been eagerly awaiting all the good news that's coming to them in this recap after they scored the second-highest point total this week and took down Elfanators 129.72 to 108.82. The Female Elfy put out their best effort and scored 20.6% more than their projected 107.55 points, while Elfanators fell just short of projections and scored 95.0% of a projected 114.56. For Elfanators, Ezekiel Elliott and Stefon Diggs played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 19.38 and 19.25 points, respectively. The Female Elfy (7-2, 947.97 points) remains in first place and Elfanators (3-6, 956.51 points) stays down in 10th place.

Top Players

    • Matt Ryan
    • 40.76
    • Ezekiel Elliott
    • 19.38
    • Stefon Diggs
    • 19.25
    • Mike Wallace
    • 18.20

Smooth Moves by The Female Elfy

  • 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.
  • Matt Ryan just showcased one of the season's standout performances with 40.76 points this week. It was the week's highest point total, and the 10th-most points scored this season.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Mike Wallace posterizing opponents. He had the eighth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 18.20 points.
  • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Jordy Nelson have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked ninth in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 17.70 points.
  • Antonio Gates had the third-highest TE score in the league this week with 14.75 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Next week, be sure to ask The Female Elfy where official Toyota Hall of Fame articles are kept.
  • Did not start Jameis Winston, who led the team in scoring with 27.37 points.
  • Elfanators needed more points from the QB position, where The Female Elfy beat them 40.76 - 16.07.
  • Devontae Booker scored the fewest points on the team and scored below his projection for the first time this season with 2.87 points against a projected 14.24.
  • With a season-low 7.00 points versus a projected 11.02, the Seattle Seahawks Defense failed to meet their projection for the third time this season.

What If

  • If The Female Elfy played Elfanators every week, they'd be 4-5 this year.
  • Besides Elfanators, The Female Elfy would have defeated nine other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? The Female Elfy would have defeated Elfanators 124.39 - 104.85 had they played each other last week.
  • The Female Elfy would be 3-5 if they played the same schedule as Elfanators.
  • The Female Elfy would be 50-49 if they played every team every week.
  • Besides The Female Elfy, Elfanators would have been defeated by four other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as The Female Elfy, Elfanators would be 4-4.
  • If they played every team every week, Elfanators would be 47-52.

Game Notes

  • Four of the six losses for Elfanators this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
  • The Female Elfy was able to win with little help from Jerick McKinnon, who had a season-low 0.53 points and is on a three-week underperforming streak.
  • The Female Elfy had their highest score of the season with 129.72 points.
  • The highest-scoring group of WRs in the league this week was on The Female Elfy, which got 46.30 points from the position.
  • The Female Elfy is leveraging their draft well. This week they got 77.8% of their points from players they drafted.
  • This is the sixth week this season that The Female Elfy has been in first place.
  • The Female Elfy overachieved and improves to 4-1 when doing so, while Elfanators fell short of their projection. They are now 0-3 when scoring less than expected.
  • With 108.82 points, Elfanators had the highest losing score in the league this week.
The Female Elfy
Elfanators
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