BIG GREEN Creeps Past NE Pats Will Do, Rises to Sixth Place

Week 12

  • 98.58 pts, 6-6
  • Weekly Grade
  • NE Pats Will Do
  • 94.84 pts, 5-7
  • Weekly Grade

BIG GREEN stays unbeaten in two matchups against NE Pats Will Do, and they make this one interesting with a final score of 98.58 to 94.84. This week, Ben Roethlisberger was the reason for the win, picking up 32.54 points. It was quite an upgrade over the 18.00 points the Pittsburgh Steelers Defense got the last time these teams played. BIG GREEN won 81.42 to 59.34 in Week 1, and now has a 12.91-point average margin of victory over NE Pats Will Do.

Top Players

    • Ben Roethlisberger
    • 32.54
    • Alvin Kamara
    • 30.80
    • Greg Zuerlein
    • 18.00
    • Drew Brees
    • 14.34

Smooth Moves by BIG GREEN

  • Know what's better than winning your matchup vs. BIG GREEN? Getting into the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • The 32.54 points scored by Ben Roethlisberger was the highest QB score of the week and is the eighth-highest QB score in the league this season.
  • The 18.00 points by Greg Zuerlein was the league-high for a K this week.
  • Put WR Emmanuel Sanders on the bench, where he scored 1.20 points, fewer than any WR in the starting lineup.
  • Wisely sat Alex Smith this week, who had 14.46 points, the lowest QB score on the team.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • In Fantasy Football, you win some, you lose some. Not for Toyota Hall of Famers. They mostly just win. But still.
  • Whoever gave you this advice, you might want to lose their number. Picked up and started J.D. McKissic, who then scored below his 8.18-point projection with 4.60 points.
  • It was a beating at QB for NE Pats Will Do, as they were outscored 32.54 - 14.34 by BIG GREEN.
  • It was a season-low scoring total for Dez Bryant, who had 3.70 points. He had a projected total of 9.01 points and this week was the fifth straight game of underperformance versus his projection.
  • 6 of the 9 starters scored less than their projected points.

What If

  • If BIG GREEN played NE Pats Will Do every week, they'd be 7-5 this season.
  • BIG GREEN would have beaten eight other teams besides NE Pats Will Do this week.
  • BIG GREEN would be 4-6 if they played the same schedule as NE Pats Will Do.
  • If BIG GREEN had played every team in the league each week, they would be 65-67.
  • NE Pats Will Do would have lost to four other teams besides BIG GREEN this week.
  • Timing really is everything. BIG GREEN would have lost to NE Pats Will Do 96.90 - 62.10 had they played each other last week.
  • NE Pats Will Do would be 5-5 if they played the same schedule as BIG GREEN.
  • NE Pats Will Do would be 55-77 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Three of the six wins for BIG GREEN this season have come despite their opponent scoring higher than their season average.
  • Looks like teams bring their A game when they see them on the schedule. Of the losses NE Pats Will Do has had, five were against opponents who topped their season scoring average that week.
  • Hey, I'm sure BIG GREEN appreciates the tough competition. In the loss, NE Pats Will Do had the sixth-highest losing score in the league this season with 94.84 points.
  • BIG GREEN won by 3.74 points, covering the 0.03-point spread.
  • With a combined 35.40 points from their RBs, NE Pats Will Do got their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
  • NE Pats Will Do remains winless in close games this season, falling to 0-2.
  • BIG GREEN remains undefeated in close games this season, improving to 2-0.
  • In the loss, Alvin Kamara scored 30.80 points, the fifth-highest RB score in the league this season.
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