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Week 5

Sesquepedantic Squad
3-2 111.4
105.23
Weekly
Grade
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VS
proj
BOOM!
53.44 3-2
101.59
Sesquepedantic Squad
BOOM!
Sesquepedantic Squad knock BOOM! from top spot in 111.40-53.44 rout
Sesquepedantic Squad rolled to a 111.40-53.44 victory over BOOM!, knocking them out of the No. 1 position in Hiawatha Premier League. The matchup was decided before it really even started, as Sesquepedantic Squad leapt out to a 54.5-point lead early Sunday afternoon behind impressive performances from Patrick Mahomes (30.7 points) and Travis Kelce (16.8). Dalvin Cook (65 Rush Yds, 1 Rush TD, 24 Rec Yds) and Dak Prescott (166 Pass Yds, 11 Rec Yds) led the way for BOOM! in the loss. Sesquepedantic Squad (3-2) will look to build on their success against Jake's Swag Team, while BOOM! (3-2) will try to get back on track against Quaran-TEAM.
Top Player Comparison
Sesquepedantic Squad
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.
Pts
% of total points 111.4
1
Patrick Mahomes
QB
30.7
25.26
27.6%
2
Travis Kelce
TE
16.8
11.07
15.1%
3
Chris Carson
RB
13.9
13.61
12.5%
4
The Los Angeles Rams defense
DEF
12
8.66
10.8%
BOOM!
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.
Pts
% of total points 53.44
1
Dalvin Cook
RB
14.9
16.2
27.9%
2
Dak Prescott
QB
13.44
24.3
25.1%
3
Joe Mixon
RB
9.4
12.52
17.6%
4
Stephen Gostkowski
K
6
7.97
11.2%
Matchup Highlights
Sunday Early
Patrick Mahomes had a 58-yard pass for Sesquepedantic Squad, helping the team to a 67.90-13.40 lead.
Sunday Night
Chris Carson had a 29-yard touchdown run for Sesquepedantic Squad, while Dan Bailey had a 52-yard field goal, contributing to a 111.40-44.14 lead for Sesquepedantic Squad.
Matchup Player of the Week
Kelce overachieved for the second time this season, scoring 16.8 points against his 11.07-point projection. In a 40-32 loss to the Raiders, he caught 8 passes for 108 yards and a touchdown. Kelce ranks #41 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Bills next week.
Travis Kelce
Points By Position
Sesquepedantic Squad
BOOM!
Game Notes
Seven of the nine starters on Sesquepedantic Squad exceeded their projected point totals.
All nine starters for BOOM! scored below their projected points.
Sesquepedantic Squad put up more points than their season scoring average (104.42) while BOOM! fell short of theirs (102.63).
Sesquepedantic Squad put up more points than their projected total, while BOOM! fell shy of their projection.
The matchup's 57.96-point margin is the largest in the league this season.
This loss puts an end to a two-game winning streak for BOOM!.
Not only did Sesquepedantic Squad get the win, but they also easily covered the 3.64-point projected margin of victory.
All three of the wins for Sesquepedantic Squad have been blowout wins.
Coach Talk
Sesquepedantic Squad
Hey, finding mismatches is the key to football, right? Thanks to a solid outing by Patrick Mahomes, we doubled up BOOM! at the quarterback position this past week (30.7 points to 13.44). Mahomes went 22-for-43 for 340 yards, two TDs, and an INT in a 40-32 loss to the Raiders.
BOOM!
Fortunately, BOOM!, this week's problem isn't exactly a brain teaser. Choosing to start the San Francisco 49ers defense in a fantasy matchup where your opposition put up over 111 points... let's aim to play with a full deck of cards next time?

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