Show Me the Money 2016 (ID# 560932)

matt's Fabulous Team Gets Past jimmyskins

Week 1

  • matt's Fabulous Team
  • 91 pts, 1-0
  • Weekly Grade
  • jimmyskins
  • 87 pts, 0-1
  • Weekly Grade

Drew Brees, whose 44 points were the second-highest score by a player this week, carried matt's Fabulous Team past jimmyskins 91 to 87. jimmyskins failed to live up to expectations and scored only 96.3% of a projected 90.32, while matt's Fabulous Team scored 5.9% more points than projected (85.92). jimmyskins was led by the tag team of A.J. Green, with 31 points, and Stephen Gostkowski, who scored 14. matt's Fabulous Team kicks off the season with a 1-0 record, good enough for third place. jimmyskins begins at 0-1 and in seventh place.

Top Players

    • Drew Brees
    • 44
    • A.J. Green
    • 31
    • Dan Bailey
    • 17
    • Stephen Gostkowski
    • 14

Smooth Moves by matt's Fabulous Team

  • Even if you cried trying to win, you still won. And the Toyota Hall of Fame is proud of matt's Fabulous Team either way.
  • The 17 points by Dan Bailey was the league-high for a K this week.
  • Expect to see some trade offers for Drew Brees. He ranked second in the league in scoring with 44 points.
  • matt's Fabulous Team won despite having only 2 of their 8 starters exceed their projected points.
  • Take that, you RB-loving traditionalists! matt's Fabulous Team won even though both of their RBs scored below their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Don't worry, jimmyskins, the Toyota Hall of Fame says losing isn't contagious. But it is embarrassing. And you should be embarrassed.
  • Missed out on an opportunity by leaving the 14 points scored by Melvin Gordon on the bench this week. He outperformed his projected point total by 141.8%, the 10th-highest percentage in the league.
  • Should have started Ryan Tannehill, who underachieved, but still outscored the starting QB with 13 against a projected 15.93.
  • It's tough to win when your team leader gets embarrassed like this. At the QB position, jimmyskins got outscored 44 - 12 by matt's Fabulous Team.
  • 5 of the 8 starters scored less than their projected points.

What If

  • matt's Fabulous Team would have beaten four other teams besides jimmyskins this week.
  • Hypothetically speaking, if matt's Fabulous Team had scored 62 more points, they would have beaten every team in the league this week.
  • Besides matt's Fabulous Team, jimmyskins would have been defeated by five other teams this week.
  • If jimmyskins had scored 21 fewer points, they would have lost to all teams in the league this week.

Game Notes

  • The margin of victory of 4 points was the smallest in the league this week.
  • matt's Fabulous Team got smallest total score from their RB position of any team this week with 11 points.
  • With 87 points, jimmyskins had the highest losing score in the league this week.
  • A.J. Green played admirably in the loss, ranking sixth in the league in scoring and beating his scoring projection by a matchup-leading 167.0%.
  • Stephen Gostkowski tried to help jimmyskins in the loss, beating his scoring projection by 55.4% and scoring 14 points versus a 9.01-point projection.
  • No, it's okay, you don't have to get up and help us out. Despite being on the winning team, Brandon Marshall scored only 4 points against his projected 12.41.
  • matt's Fabulous Team beat their projected points, while jimmyskins fell below their projection.
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