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Jake's Bold Team Shocks and Destroys George's Groovy Team, Starts Season Strong

Week 2

  • Jake's Bold Team
  • 106.3 pts, 1-1
  • Weekly Grade
  • George's Groovy Team
  • 72.42 pts, 1-1
  • Weekly Grade

Jake's Bold Team benefited from 23.80 points from Philip Rivers and 18.00 from Graham Gano, leveling George's Groovy Team 106.30 to 72.42. They came into the matchup as a 10.81-point underdog. There is the good, the bad, the ugly, and then there is this. The 33.88-point margin of victory is the fifth-highest in the league this season. George's Groovy Team was led by the tag team of Aaron Rodgers, with 18.42 points, and Jordy Nelson, who scored 13.30. The margin could have been bigger, Jake's Bold Team had a starter score zero points (Le'Veon Bell). George's Groovy Team (1-1, 152.88 points) winds up in eighth place and Jake's Bold Team (1-1, 179.72 points) remains in seventh place.

Top Players

    • Philip Rivers
    • 23.80
    • Aaron Rodgers
    • 18.42
    • Graham Gano
    • 18.00
    • Julio Jones
    • 16.60

Smooth Moves by Jake's Bold 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.
  • See what happens when you keep the laces out? Graham Gano scored 18.00 points, the highest K score in the league this week.
  • With 23.80 points, Philip Rivers ranked eighth in the league in scoring.
  • The 16.60 points scored by Julio Jones was the seventh-highest score by a WR in the league this week.
  • Mike Evans scored 13.00 points, the 10th-highest WR score in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • It's okay to regret not taking a sick day to study the Toyota Hall of Fame's articles. But it's not okay to do it again.
  • Should have started Jeremy Langford, who underachieved, but still had the most points of any RB on the team with 7.40 against a projected 9.87.
  • George's Groovy Team had 8 starters fail to reach their projections.
  • George's Groovy Team had no luck at the K position, losing the point battle 18.00 - 7.00 to Jake's Bold Team.
  • The 3.40 points scored by Travis Kelce was just 43.2% of his 7.87-point projection.

What If

  • Jake's Bold Team would be 1-1 if they played George's Groovy Team every week.
  • Jake's Bold Team would have beaten six other teams besides George's Groovy Team this week.
  • If Jake's Bold Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 10-8.
  • George's Groovy Team would have lost to seven other teams besides Jake's Bold Team this week.
  • Timing really is everything. Jake's Bold Team would have lost to George's Groovy Team 80.46 - 73.42 had they played each other last week.
  • George's Groovy Team would be 5-13 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • George's Groovy Team ranked ninth in the league in scoring this week.
  • Jordy Nelson did his best in the loss, ranking ninth among all WRs in the league with 13.30 points.
  • Birds of a feather really do flock together. Jake's Bold Team got 40.60 points from their WRs, the second-highest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • Jake's Bold Team won the matchup even though Stefon Diggs was left on the bench where he scored 24.20 points, the most of any WR on the team.
  • Jake's Bold Team exceeded their scoring expectations while George's Groovy Team failed to meet their projection.
Jake's Bold Team
George's Groovy Team
  • Points by NFL Position
  • Top Players by Points
  • Game Flow
  • Projected vs Actual Point

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