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Brian Phillips Comes Back to Beat George's Groovy Team, Drops Them into Fourth Place

Week 9

  • Brian Phillips
  • 96.52 pts, 7-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • George's Groovy Team
  • 84.48 pts, 6-3
  • Weekly Grade

Brian Phillips, down 1.06 on Monday night, gave George's Groovy Team a glimmer of hope, then ripped it away and defeated George's Groovy Team 96.52 to 84.48. Brian Phillips benefited from 24.72 points from Drew Brees and 21.70 from Ezekiel Elliott. Each team fell short of hitting their projections, but Brian Phillips managed to score 93.7% of a projected 102.97 points for the win. George's Groovy Team, coming off a 137.74 to 74.50 win against joey's Primo Team, saw their scoring shrink this week. George's Groovy Team (6-3, 779.74 points) drops to fourth place and Brian Phillips (7-2, 873.38 points) remains in first place.

Top Players

    • Aaron Rodgers
    • 27.18
    • Drew Brees
    • 24.72
    • Ezekiel Elliott
    • 21.70
    • Jordy Nelson
    • 15.40

Smooth Moves by Brian Phillips

  • 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.
  • We won't judge you if you want to bow to Drew Brees. He ranked 10th in the league in scoring with 24.72 points.
  • The 13.00 points scored by Josh Lambo, who Brian Phillips picked up this week, beat his projected point total of 7.49 by 73.6%.
  • The 21.70 points scored by Ezekiel Elliott was the fourth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
  • Do you put a LB or DB on him? You might have to put both on him if this continues. Cameron Brate scored 10.30 points to rank fifth among TEs in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Next week, be sure to ask Brian Phillips where official Toyota Hall of Fame articles are kept.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for Todd Gurley during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in five straight games after scoring 7.40 points against a projected 10.51 this week.
  • The RBs for George's Groovy Team got outscored 27.80 - 11.60 by the RBs for Brian Phillips.
  • You wish you had a kicker like ours. Brian Phillips won the K position battle, beating George's Groovy Team 13.00 - 2.00.
  • George's Groovy Team had 6 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.

What If

  • Brian Phillips would be 8-1 if they played George's Groovy Team every week.
  • Brian Phillips would have beaten six other teams besides George's Groovy Team this week.
  • Brian Phillips would be 7-1 if they played the same schedule as George's Groovy Team.
  • Brian Phillips would be 55-26 if they played every team every week.
  • Besides Brian Phillips, George's Groovy Team would have been defeated by four other teams this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, Brian Phillips would have lost to George's Groovy Team 137.74 - 114.30.
  • If they played the same schedule as Brian Phillips, George's Groovy Team would be 5-3.
  • George's Groovy Team would be 38-43 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Don't you hate that guy that always has to one-up everybody? George's Groovy Team scored 84.48 points and lost. It is the 10th-highest losing score in the league this season.
  • In the loss, Aaron Rodgers ranked sixth in the league in scoring with 27.18 points against a projected 22.26 and has now overachieved in three straight games.
  • At 12.04 points, the margin of victory was the tightest of the week.
  • Christine Michael did little to help Brian Phillips, underperforming versus projections for the third straight game with 6.10 points against a projected 12.27.
  • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Brandon Marshall needs to step it up! He scored 4.50 points against a projected 9.71 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in four straight games.
  • George's Groovy Team falls to 1-1 in comeback games this season.
  • This is the third week this season that Brian Phillips has been in first place.
  • Brian Phillips is now 3-2 when failing to reach their projection and George's Groovy Team falls to 4-3 when scoring below their projected total.
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