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Week 14

Degenerates
13-1 141.88
122.2
Weekly
Grade
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VS
proj
GIRISH's Team
102.06 4-10
95.04
Degenerates
GIRISH's Team
Back-and-forth battle ends with Degenerates coming back to beat GIRISH's Team in 141.88-102.06 rout
What a thriller! After a back-and-forth matchup featuring three lead changes, Degenerates extended their win streak to 12 games with an easy victory over GIRISH's Team, cruising to a 141.88-102.06 win. GIRISH's Team nabbed an early 22.30-point lead on Thursday behind a stellar performance from Ezekiel Elliott. Degenerates came back to take the lead during the early games on Sunday, powered by outstanding efforts from Deshaun Watson (30.08 points) and Christian McCaffrey (19). Not to be deterred, GIRISH's Team got it going later that afternoon to take a 0.88-point lead behind Derrick Henry (23.4 points) and Travis Kelce (14.5). But Degenerates came back again later that night, as Robert Woods (22.2 points) and Cooper Kupp (12.5) put them back on top for good. This marks the second time this season Degenerates have beaten GIRISH's Team, after winning 178.84-135.32 in their last matchup. Degenerates (13-1) have now won 12 straight and will look to keep it rolling in the playoffs. GIRISH's Team will be home for the playoffs, finishing the season at 4-10.
Top Player Comparison
Degenerates
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.
Pts
% of total points 141.88
1
Deshaun Watson
QB
30.08
20.9
21.2%
2
Robert Woods
WR
22.2
13
15.6%
3
Christian McCaffrey
RB
19
22.49
13.4%
4
The Pittsburgh Steelers defense
DEF
18
7.32
12.7%
GIRISH's Team
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.
Pts
% of total points 102.06
1
Derrick Henry
RB
23.4
15.47
22.9%
2
Ezekiel Elliott
RB
22.3
16.82
21.8%
3
Travis Kelce
TE
14.5
12.43
14.2%
4
Kyler Murray
QB
12.96
18.32
12.7%
Matchup Highlights
Sunday Early
There were players with highlight-reel plays for both teams early Sunday, but it was Degenerates who took the lead, 83.18-45.20. For Degenerates, Deshaun Watson had a 43-yard touchdown pass. Stefon Diggs made the highlight reel for GIRISH's Team with a 44-yard catch.
Sunday Late
Kyler Murray had a 24-yard touchdown pass for GIRISH's Team, contributing to a 102.06-101.18 lead for the team.
Matchup Player of the Week
The Steelers defense overachieved for the fourth time this season, scoring 18 points against their 7.32-point projection. In a 23-17 win over the Cardinals, they allowed 17 points, surrendered 236 yards, and intercepted 3 passes. The Steelers defense ranks #55 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Bills next week.
The Pittsburgh Steelers defense
Points By Position
Degenerates
GIRISH's Team
StatSmack
One's a data point, Two's a trend. In their two head-to-head wins against GIRISH's Team, Degenerates averaged more points (160.36) than they usually score (115.86).
Degenerates are looking unstoppable, winning 12 in a row.
We heard scoring helps you win. GIRISH's Team need some help then, averaging just 103.25 versus Degenerates's 115.86.
As Herm Edwards once said, "You play to win the game!" Degenerates (13-1) have a better record than GIRISH's Team (4-10).
Even the computers think Degenerates have a better-constructed roster. Their projected average points is higher (122.06) than GIRISH's Team (100.67).
Degenerates don't let their opponents come within striking distance. They've got more blowout wins this season than GIRISH's Team (6 vs 2).
Degenerates are the more resilient squad, with fewer upset losses (0) than GIRISH's Team (1).
Degenerates don't falter at the last minute, with fewer close losses than GIRISH's Team (0 vs 2).
By position, Degenerates have outscored GIRISH's Team at QB, WR, K, and DEF this season.
Degenerates don’t just win, they win BIG, with an average margin of victory of 19 points, highest in the league.
Degenerates are in the playoffs. GIRISH's Team are currently looking forward to next season.
Don't worry GIRISH's Team, just because you lost doesn't mean it's all over. But you really should have won. Give that a whirl next week!
Coach Talk
Degenerates
Hey, the key to football is spotting the mismatches. Thanks to a sound outing by Deshaun Watson, we doubled up GIRISH's Team at the quarterback position this past week (30.08 points to 12.96). Watson went 28-for-50 for 292 yards, one TD, and two INTs in a 38-24 loss to the Broncos.
GIRISH's Team
Fortunately, GIRISH's Team, this week's problem is fairly easy to diagnose. Starting Stephen Gostkowski and Josh Jacobs in a fantasy matchup where your opposition tallied nearly 142 points... let's try to play with a full deck of cards next time.

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