Show Me the Money 2016 (ID# 560932)

Fightin Smartdogs Silences jimmyskins and Stays Undefeated in the Series

Week 14

  • Fightin Smartdogs
  • 94 pts, 11-3
  • Weekly Grade
  • jimmyskins
  • 61 pts, 4-10
  • Weekly Grade

jimmyskins put up a bush-league effort in this one, getting trashed by Fightin Smartdogs 94 to 61, making it two blowouts in as many matchups. jimmyskins does not fare well against Fightin Smartdogs, who has a 32-point average margin of victory against them. It's larger than their 19.27-point average margin of victory on the season. This week, Aaron Rodgers led the way, getting 29 points. That's slightly higher than David Johnson, who led all players with 27 points the last time these teams met. We could write something blasting jimmyskins for starting two players (Melvin Gordon and Matt Forte) who scored zero points. However, since they didn't bother changing the lineup, they probably won't read this anyway. Fightin Smartdogs beat jimmyskins 103 to 71 in Week 5 and now averages 98.50 points against them.

Top Players

    • Aaron Rodgers
    • 29
    • T.Y. Hilton
    • 23
    • Demaryius Thomas
    • 19
    • Lamar Miller
    • 16

Smooth Moves by Fightin Smartdogs

  • 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.
  • Expect to see some trade offers for Aaron Rodgers. He ranked third in the league in scoring with 29 points.
  • We won't judge you if you want to bow to T.Y. Hilton. He ranked seventh in the league in scoring with 23 points.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Lamar Miller. He had the fourth-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 16 points.
  • Apparently playing within themselves was good enough. Fightin Smartdogs won despite having only 3 of their 8 starters exceed their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Sometimes 61 is enough. Unfortunately, the Toyota Hall of Fame has confirmed this time it's a smaller number than 94.
  • Did not start Joe Flacco, who led the team in scoring with 26 points.
  • jimmyskins had 2 of their 8 starters score zero points.
  • At the QB position, jimmyskins got outscored 29 - 5 by Fightin Smartdogs.
  • It was a season-low scoring total for Russell Wilson, who had 5 points. He had a projected total of 20.60 points and this week was the third straight game of underperformance versus his projection.

What If

  • If Fightin Smartdogs played jimmyskins every week, they'd be 12-2 this year.
  • Fightin Smartdogs would have beaten seven other teams besides jimmyskins this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Fightin Smartdogs would have defeated jimmyskins 110 - 64 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as jimmyskins, Fightin Smartdogs would be 7-5.
  • If Fightin Smartdogs had played every team in the league each week, they would be 85-41.
  • Besides Fightin Smartdogs, jimmyskins would have been defeated by four other teams this week.
  • jimmyskins would be 6-6 if they played the same schedule as Fightin Smartdogs.
  • If they played every team every week, jimmyskins would be 41-85.

Game Notes

  • jimmyskins has lost four straight games, the longest current losing streak in the league.
  • The tragedy of being an underachiever is that jimmyskins knows what they should be, but reality keeps telling them that they're wrong. They scored 61 points against a projected 86.33 and underachieved for the 10th time this season, including the last four weeks in a row.
  • Fightin Smartdogs beat their scoring projection for the eighth time this season by scoring 94 points against a projected 93.82. They have now overachieved four weeks in a row.
  • Fightin Smartdogs covered the 7.49-point spread, winning by 33 points.
  • What good are running backs if they are running backwards instead of forwards? The 0 total points by the RBs on jimmyskins was their smallest RB output this season.
  • Caleb Sturgis scored 12 points against a projected 6.85 in the loss and has now beaten his projection in three straight games.
  • Fightin Smartdogs beat jimmyskins at the top, with two of their starters outscoring the leading point-getter for jimmyskins.
  • In games that are blowouts, jimmyskins is now 1-4, including losses in their last four such matchups.
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