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Zachary's Cool Team Pulls Off Comeback over Anthony's Team to Move into Eighth Place

Week 5

  • Zachary's Cool Team
  • 68.4 pts, 2-3
  • Weekly Grade
  • Anthony's Team
  • 68.16 pts, 2-3
  • Weekly Grade

Zachary's Cool Team benefited from 29.20 points from Ben Roethlisberger and 18.30 from Devonta Freeman, edging Anthony's Team 68.40 to 68.16. Zachary's Cool Team came into the Monday night game facing a 2.76-point deficit, but scored 3.00 for the comeback. It could have gone either way, and the 0.24-point margin of victory was the smallest recorded in the league this season. Anthony's Team couldn't capitalize on a big increase in points compared to last week's 95.78 to 37.20 loss against Kyle's Optimal Team. Both sides missed scoring opportunities as Zachary's Cool Team had four starters turn in zero points and Anthony's Team had five. Zachary's Cool Team (2-3, 386.64 points) inches up to eighth place and Anthony's Team (2-3, 408.94 points) drops to seventh place.

Top Players

    • David Johnson
    • 30.50
    • Ben Roethlisberger
    • 29.20
    • Devonta Freeman
    • 18.30
    • Aaron Rodgers
    • 17.86

Smooth Moves by Zachary's Cool Team

  • 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.
  • Ben Roethlisberger had 29.20 points, the third-highest QB score of the week and the seventh-highest QB score in the league this season.
  • The 18.30 points scored by Devonta Freeman was the fifth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
  • The 10.90 points scored by Rob Gronkowski was the fifth-highest point total among TEs in the league this week.
  • Even with four starters scoring zero points, Zachary's Cool Team was still able to win.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Some teams are destined to beat teams like Anthony's Team and move on to Toyota Hall of Fame greatness. Ironically, you are included in that destiny, because you played yourself.
  • Left Marcus Mariota on the bench, where he led the league in scoring with 30.52 points.
  • Made a mistake in not starting Martellus Bennett, who ranked eighth in the league in scoring and topped his scoring projection by 257.3%, the second-highest percentage in the league.
  • Even though Anthony's Team lost, only 2 of their 9 starters scored less than their projected points.
  • 5 of the 9 starters scored zero points for Anthony's Team.

What If

  • Zachary's Cool Team would be 3-2 if they played Anthony's Team every week.
  • Zachary's Cool Team would have beaten only one other team besides Anthony's Team this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Zachary's Cool Team would have defeated Anthony's Team 81.30 - 37.20.
  • Zachary's Cool Team would be 1-3 if they played the same schedule as Anthony's Team.
  • If Zachary's Cool Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 14-31.
  • Besides Zachary's Cool Team, Anthony's Team would have been defeated by seven other teams this week.
  • Anthony's Team would be 1-3 if they played the same schedule as Zachary's Cool Team.
  • If they played every team every week, Anthony's Team would be 13-32.

Game Notes

  • At 0.24 points, the margin of victory was the smallest in the league this season.
  • Anthony's Team scored 68.16 points and lost. It is their highest losing score of the season.
  • The 68.40 points scored by Zachary's Cool Team is the lowest winning score in the league this season.
  • Despite being on the winning team, the Carolina Panthers Defense had a season-low 3.00 points against a projected 10.62 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • We don't condone cheating, but this group of wide receivers might want to spray Stickum on their gloves. The 7.00 total points by the WRs on Zachary's Cool Team was their lowest WR output this season.
  • With the win, Zachary's Cool Team improves to 1-1 in comeback games this season.
  • Anthony's Team scored 68.16 points, ranking them ninth in the league in scoring.
  • In the loss, David Johnson ranked second in the league in scoring with a season-high 30.50 points.
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