PIT VIPERS Wins Shocker over The Swarm and Remains Unbeaten in Head-to-Head Play

Week 11

  • 163.04 pts, 3-8
  • Weekly Grade
  • The Swarm
  • 115.5 pts, 4-7
  • Weekly Grade

What's more likey to happen: Brett Favre's record 297 consecutive starts at QB being broken or The Swarm beating PIT VIPERS? The Swarm is winless this season versus PIT VIPERS, this time losing by a final score of 163.04 to 115.50. PIT VIPERS scores a lot against The Swarm, and their average score in the series is 162.70 points, 126.8% of their total season average. This week, Keenan Allen was the team leader, putting up 40.20 points. That's even more than Ty Montgomery, who led all players with 29.00 points the last time these teams met. Adding insult to injury, as The Swarm had a starter score zero points (Jake Elliott). This is the largest margin for PIT VIPERS in two head-to-head matchups. They beat The Swarm 162.36 to 160.40 in Week 2.

Top Players

    • Keenan Allen
    • 40.20
    • Kirk Cousins
    • 31.98
    • Drew Brees
    • 25.60
    • Andy Dalton
    • 24.56

Smooth Moves by PIT VIPERS

  • A win like that must feel great, PIT VIPERS. Know what feels better? Getting in the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • With 40.20 points, Keenan Allen had the second-highest WR score of the week and the third-highest WR score in the league this season.
  • With 31.98 points, Kirk Cousins exceeded his scoring projection by a season-high 66.6% to rank fifth in the league in scoring.
  • Sat Sammy Watkins, who scored fewer points than any WR in the starting lineup with 6.60.
  • Benched QB Tyrod Taylor, who scored 20.12 points, fewer than any QB in the starting lineup.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Dear, The Swarm: Sorry to hear you lost. Toyota Hall of Famers don't really know how that feels, but surely it can't feel great. Next week, just win.
  • Did not start Davante Adams, who scored 20.60 points and beat his projected point total by a team-leading 105.8%.
  • This is how people lose everything in casinos. The Swarm thought their luck would change and went back to the well with Rob Gronkowski. However, he scored 6.60 points against a projected 18.64 and has now underachieved in four straight games.
  • The Swarm had 9 of their 12 starters score less than their projected points.
  • The Swarm got a zero from Jake Elliott after expecting a projected 9.42-point total.

What If

  • If PIT VIPERS played The Swarm every week, they'd be 5-6 this year.
  • Besides The Swarm, PIT VIPERS would have defeated five other teams this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, PIT VIPERS would have defeated The Swarm 130.02 - 128.18.
  • If they played the same schedule as The Swarm, PIT VIPERS would be 2-7.
  • PIT VIPERS would be 29-70 if they played every team every week.
  • The Swarm would have lost to six other teams besides PIT VIPERS this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as PIT VIPERS, The Swarm would be 2-7.
  • The Swarm would be 44-55 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Five of the seven losses for The Swarm this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
  • The Swarm underachieved for the eighth time this season, including the last five weeks in a row, scoring 115.50 points against a projected 156.37 this week.
  • With 163.04 points, PIT VIPERS had their highest score so far this season.
  • The 66.20 points by the WRs on PIT VIPERS was the season-high for combined points from the position.
  • PIT VIPERS had their largest margin of victory so far this year at 47.54 points.
  • The win by PIT VIPERS snapped a six-game losing streak.
  • After scoring 13.50 points against a projected 6.65, Christian Kirksey has now exceeded his projection in five straight weeks.
  • Two of the starters for PIT VIPERS scored higher than the leading scorer for The Swarm.
The Swarm
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