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jason's Notable Team Put the Stamp on Kyle's Optimal Team, Bounces Them Out of First

Week 9

  • jason's Notable Team
  • 114.16 pts, 5-4
  • Weekly Grade
  • Kyle's Optimal Team
  • 89.52 pts, 6-3
  • Weekly Grade

jason's Notable Team (fourth place, 5-4, 935.72 points) proves they are better than their record, booting Kyle's Optimal Team (6-3, 891.44 points) out of the top spot after beating them 114.16 to 89.52. Mike Evans led jason's Notable Team with 27.00 points while Julio Jones scored 17.10. jason's Notable Team played better than expected and scored 11.5% more than their projected 102.36 points, while Kyle's Optimal Team failed to hit their projections and scored only 89.4% of a projected 100.14. Leading Kyle's Optimal Team, Drew Brees (24.72 points) and Jimmy Graham (22.30) both ranked highly overall for the week.

Top Players

    • Mike Evans
    • 27.00
    • Drew Brees
    • 24.72
    • Jimmy Graham
    • 22.30
    • Julio Jones
    • 17.10

Smooth Moves by jason's Notable Team

  • jason's Notable Team scored massive brownie points with the Toyota Hall of Fame this week. Too bad brownie points don't count as real points. Not that you need help.
  • Even NASA would be proud of this aerial performance. Mike Evans had 27.00 points, the highest WR score of the week and the fifth-highest WR score in the league this season.
  • Took Blair Walsh out of the starting lineup, who scored 4.00 points on the bench, fewer than the starting K.
  • Julio Jones scored 17.10 points, the third-highest WR score in the league this week.
  • DeMarco Murray put the team on his back with 14.00 points, the eighth-highest score among RBs in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Some teams are destined to beat teams like Kyle's Optimal Team and move on to Toyota Hall of Fame greatness. Ironically, you are included in that destiny, because you played yourself.
  • Kyle's Optimal Team could have used more points at WR, where jason's Notable Team outscored them 47.70 - 17.50.
  • It's times like these when it's important to support your players when they're down. So move the mouse pointer away from the DROP button. The Denver Broncos Defense scored a season-low 1.00 point, 15.8% of their projected 6.34, which is their lowest percentage of the year.
  • 5 of the starters on Kyle's Optimal Team scored less than their projected points.
  • Devontae Booker fell short of his scoring projection with 3.00 points, just 19.9% of his projected 15.06.

What If

  • If jason's Notable Team played Kyle's Optimal Team every week, they'd be 5-4 this year.
  • Besides Kyle's Optimal Team, jason's Notable Team would have defeated six other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Kyle's Optimal Team, jason's Notable Team would be 7-1.
  • If jason's Notable Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 59-22.
  • Kyle's Optimal Team would have lost to six other teams besides jason's Notable Team this week.
  • Timing really is everything. jason's Notable Team would have lost to Kyle's Optimal Team 110.60 - 61.60 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as jason's Notable Team, Kyle's Optimal Team would be 5-3.
  • Kyle's Optimal Team would be 51-30 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • A silver lining in the loss: Kyle's Optimal Team had their highest losing score of the season with 89.52 points.
  • In the loss, Drew Brees ranked 10th in the league in scoring with 24.72 points against a projected 21.57 and has now overachieved in four straight games.
  • jason's Notable Team covered the 2.22-point spread, winning by 24.64 points.
  • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn't mean he's one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, Willie Snead scored 3.60 points against a projected 9.23 and has now underachieved in five straight games.
  • The highest-scoring group of WRs in the league this week was on jason's Notable Team, which got 47.70 points from the position.
  • It was the biggest loss of the season for Kyle's Optimal Team.
  • jason's Notable Team got 81.2% of their points from players they drafted.
  • In the loss, Jimmy Graham scored 22.30 points, the second-highest TE score in the league this season.
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