jollygiant's Team Wins Comeback Nailbiter over Skipskins to Even Series

Week 9

  • jollygiant's Team
  • 152.32 pts, 6-3
  • Weekly Grade
  • Skipskins
  • 150.15 pts, 5-4
  • Weekly Grade

jollygiant's Team took advantage of 22.87 points from the Atlanta Falcons Defense, slipping by Skipskins 152.32 to 150.15. jollygiant's Team came into the Sunday night game facing a 22.83-point deficit, but scored 25.00 for the comeback. A win is a win, but this one tastes just a bit sweeter for jollygiant's Team who gets revenge for a 193.48 to 152.02 comeback by Skipskins in Week 2. Skipskins had two players rank highly this week. The Arizona Cardinals Defense scored 35.60 points while Matt Ryan put up 33.55. It could have gone the other way, Skipskins had a starter score zero points (Zach Ertz). Skipskins (5-4, 1,610.30 points) drops to fifth place while jollygiant's Team (6-3, 1,633.43 points) remains in first place.

Top Players

    • Arizona Cardinals Defense
    • 35.60
    • Matt Ryan
    • 33.55
    • Atlanta Falcons Defense
    • 22.87
    • Julio Jones
    • 22.80

Smooth Moves by jollygiant's Team

  • A win like that is a great first step, jollygiant's Team. A baby step toward the ultimate achievement: becoming a Toyota Hall of Famer.
  • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Julio Jones have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked sixth in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 22.80 points.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Carlos Hyde. He had the fifth-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 21.50 points.
  • With 15.70 points versus a projected 12.07, Sammy Watkins exceeded his scoring projection by 30.1%.
  • jollygiant's Team won despite having only 3 of their 11 starters exceed their scoring projection.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • After any loss, it's good to reflect on the choices you've made. One you'll never regret is being a Toyota Hall of Famer.
  • Acquired and benched Kenyan Drake, who scored 21.40 points and beat his projected point total by 115.5%, which was the highest percentage of any player on the team.
  • Picked up Evan Engram but left him on the bench, where he scored 17.00 points against a projected 13.32.
  • A.J. Green has now underachieved in three straight games after scoring a matchup-low 1.60 points against a projected 15.37.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for Kareem Hunt during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in five straight games after scoring 10.10 points against a projected 19.67 this week.

What If

  • If jollygiant's Team played Skipskins every week, they'd be 4-5 this year.
  • Besides Skipskins, jollygiant's Team would have defeated three other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? jollygiant's Team would have defeated Skipskins 180.12 - 152.65 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Skipskins, jollygiant's Team would be 4-3.
  • jollygiant's Team would be 33-30 if they played every team every week.
  • Skipskins would have lost to four other teams besides jollygiant's Team this week.
  • Skipskins would be 5-2 if they played the same schedule as jollygiant's Team.
  • Skipskins would be 30-32-1 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Even though Skipskins lost, they had two players score higher than the leading scorer for jollygiant's Team.
  • jollygiant's Team won by scoring 152.32 points, their lowest winning score of the season.
  • Skipskins scored 150.15 points against a projected 165.58 and underachieved for the sixth time this season, including the last four weeks in a row.
  • The 2.17-point margin of victory was the slimmest in the league this week.
  • jollygiant's Team got a combined 30.90 points from their RBs, their lowest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
  • jollygiant's Team improves to 1-1 in close games this season.
  • With the loss, Skipskins falls to 1-2 in close games this season.
  • The drafted players on jollygiant's Team put up 92.6% of the team's points this week.
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