HUFFLEPUFF Tops Dharma Initiative to Move into Fourth Place

Week 9

  • HUFFLEPUFF
  • 105.3 pts, 5-4
  • Weekly Grade
  • Dharma Initiative
  • 77.56 pts, 5-4
  • Weekly Grade

HUFFLEPUFF got the third-highest player score of the week from Tyrod Taylor (26.90), taking down Dharma Initiative 105.30 to 77.56. HUFFLEPUFF might as well be named "Butter" because they're on a roll. Scoring 7.6% more than projected, they've beaten expectations an admirable five weeks running. Like the airspeed of a coconut-laden European swallow, the score for Dharma Initiative went down sharply from last week's 127.54 to 126.26 win against Chasing Daisies. HUFFLEPUFF showed some mercy in the win, starting a player with zero points (Blair Walsh). HUFFLEPUFF (5-4, 978.46 points) climbs into fourth place while Dharma Initiative (5-4, 1,015.10 points) drops to third place.

Top Players

    • Tyrod Taylor
    • 26.90
    • Dak Prescott
    • 26.66
    • Demaryius Thomas
    • 17.00
    • Ezekiel Elliott
    • 15.30

Smooth Moves by HUFFLEPUFF

  • HUFFLEPUFF is a winning name, which might be why you just won. Next step is figuring out if HUFFLEPUFF is a Toyota Hall of Fame name.
  • Tyrod Taylor seemed to take offense to this week's projected points. He ranked third in the league in scoring and beat his scoring projection by 70.4%, the ninth-highest percentage in the league.
  • Kenyan Drake, who was picked up by HUFFLEPUFF, scored 13.40 points against a projected 8.81, topping his projection by 52.1%.
  • The 17.00 points scored by Demaryius Thomas was the sixth-highest score by a WR in the league this week.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Tyreek Hill posterizing opponents. He had the 10th-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 14.30 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Life, like Fantasy Football, is full of wins and losses. The Toyota Hall of Fame, however, is pretty much only full of wins.
  • Alfred Morris was last on the team in scoring with 1.10 points against a projected 2.76 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • 7 of the starters on Dharma Initiative underperformed versus their projections.
  • This is how people lose everything in casinos. Dharma Initiative thought their luck would change and went back to the well with Cameron Brate. However, he scored 1.40 points against a projected 9.14 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • Kareem Hunt did not meet his 17.88 projected points and has now underperformed versus projections for six straight weeks. He also scored a season-low 8.10 points.

What If

  • HUFFLEPUFF would be 3-6 if they played Dharma Initiative every week.
  • Besides Dharma Initiative, HUFFLEPUFF would have defeated six other teams this week.
  • HUFFLEPUFF would be 4-4 if they played the same schedule as Dharma Initiative.
  • If HUFFLEPUFF had played every team in the league each week, they would be 44-37.
  • Besides HUFFLEPUFF, Dharma Initiative would have been defeated by five other teams this week.
  • Timing really is everything. HUFFLEPUFF would have lost to Dharma Initiative 127.54 - 121.90 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as HUFFLEPUFF, Dharma Initiative would be 5-3.
  • Dharma Initiative would be 54-27 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • HUFFLEPUFF beat their scoring projection for the sixth time this season by scoring 105.30 points against a projected 97.83. They have now overachieved five weeks in a row.
  • The RBs on Dharma Initiative collectively had their worst week of the season with only 24.50 points.
  • Dharma Initiative saw their three-game win streak come to an end.
  • Dharma Initiative had their lowest output of the season with 77.56 points.
  • HUFFLEPUFF overachieved in the win, improving to 4-2 when beating their projected points this season, while Dharma Initiative falls to 2-3 when scoring below their projected points.
  • Dharma Initiative lost, but Dak Prescott played well, scoring 26.66 points to rank fourth in the league in scoring.
  • Dharma Initiative could not pull out the win, but Ezekiel Elliott did perform well with the eighth-best RB score in the league this week, scoring 15.30 points.
  • Jake Elliott exceeded his projected point total by 24.4% in the loss, scoring 10.00 points against a projected 8.04.
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