Any Given Sunday (ID# 631543)

Fins On Fire Creeps By FORTE INCH DITKA who Can't Shake Losing Streak

Week 9

  • Fins On Fire
  • 160.86 pts, 6-3
  • Weekly Grade
  • 158.44 pts, 5-4
  • Weekly Grade

Fins On Fire put on a show in this matchup, registering the second-highest score of the week to edge FORTE INCH DITKA 160.86 to 158.44. FORTE INCH DITKA has had a string of bad luck lately after losing their third in a row. FORTE INCH DITKA could not make the most of an improvement in scoring compared to last week's 138.24 to 126.50 loss against Back of the bus. Fins On Fire (6-3, 1,283.52 points) remains in third place and FORTE INCH DITKA (5-4, 1,246.50 points) stays in fifth place.

Top Players

    • Mike Evans
    • 38.00
    • Jimmy Graham
    • 30.30
    • Julio Jones
    • 25.10
    • DuJuan Harris
    • 23.20

Smooth Moves by Fins On Fire

  • The Toyota Hall of Fame would have its eyes on you for this week's win. But the Toyota Hall of Fame doesn't have eyes. Obviously.
  • Mike Evans just showcased one of the season's standout performances with 38.00 points this week. It was the week's highest point total, and the fifth-most points scored this season.
  • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Julio Jones have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked second in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 25.10 points.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Stefon Diggs posterizing opponents. He had the eighth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 22.20 points.
  • With 21.10 points, Frank Gore ranked seventh in scoring among all RBs in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • The fact that you're reading this means you have internet connection. Unfortunately, that's one less thing to blame your loss on. Don't tell the Hall.
  • FORTE INCH DITKA was not able to win even though only 4 of their 10 starters fell short of their projected point total.
  • Jarvis Landry fell short of his scoring projection with 6.30 points, just 34.7% of his projected 18.17.
  • Andrew Luck, who had the highest projected points in the matchup with 23.06, only scored 14.74 points.

What If

  • If Fins On Fire played FORTE INCH DITKA every week, they'd be 6-3 this year.
  • Besides FORTE INCH DITKA, Fins On Fire would have defeated seven other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Fins On Fire would have defeated FORTE INCH DITKA 131.72 - 126.50 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as FORTE INCH DITKA, Fins On Fire would be 5-3.
  • If Fins On Fire had played every team in the league each week, they would be 53-28.
  • In addition to Fins On Fire, FORTE INCH DITKA would have lost to just one other team this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Fins On Fire, FORTE INCH DITKA would be 5-3.
  • FORTE INCH DITKA would be 48-33 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Looks like teams bring their A game when they see them on the schedule. Of the losses FORTE INCH DITKA has had, three were against opponents who topped their season scoring average that week.
  • FORTE INCH DITKA had the highest losing score in the league this season with 158.44 points.
  • Fins On Fire got a combined 91.90 points from their WRs, the highest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this season.
  • The margin of victory of 2.42 points was the smallest in the league this week.
  • Fins On Fire improves to 2-2 in close games this season.
  • You might as well put FORTE INCH DITKA in your drink, because they're ice cold after losing three games in a row.
  • FORTE INCH DITKA falls to 1-1 in close games this season.
  • In the loss, Jimmy Graham scored 30.30 points, the second-highest TE score in the league this season.
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