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Puppy Pile Snatches One from Sorry For Your Loss

Week 3

  • Puppy Pile
  • 114.08 pts, 1-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • Sorry For Your Loss
  • 104.14 pts, 1-2
  • Weekly Grade

Puppy Pile, down 15.16 on Monday night, gave Sorry For Your Loss a glimmer of hope, then ripped it away and beat Sorry For Your Loss 114.08 to 104.14. Puppy Pile got 26.70 points from Devonta Freeman and 23.60 from LeSean McCoy. Puppy Pile has beaten expectations every week this season, putting up 3.4% more points than projected in this matchup. Sorry For Your Loss was led by the tag team of LeGarrette Blount, with 22.50 points, and Zach Miller, who scored 19.80. Puppy Pile showed some mercy in the win, starting a player with zero points (Rob Gronkowski). Puppy Pile (1-2, 324.46 points) climbs into fifth place while Sorry For Your Loss (1-2, 302.92 points) drops to seventh place.

Top Players

    • Devonta Freeman
    • 26.70
    • LeSean McCoy
    • 23.60
    • LeGarrette Blount
    • 22.50
    • Zach Miller
    • 19.80

Smooth Moves by Puppy Pile

  • If this were a dream sequence, you'd hear a deep voice announce, "Puppy Pile, the Toyota Hall of Famer." But it's not.
  • Devonta Freeman didn't have the best score of the week, but there ain't no shame in his game. He had 26.70 points, the second-highest RB score of the week and the fourth-highest RB score in the league this season.
  • The fourth-highest RB score of the week and the eighth-highest RB score of the season came from LeSean McCoy, who scored 23.60 points.
  • A very special special-teamer: The 17.00 points scored by Justin Tucker was the best K score of the week and is the second-highest K score in the league this season.
  • With 18.40 points, Charles Sims had his highest output of the season and beat his projected point total by a season-high 49.7%.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Don't worry, Sorry For Your Loss, the Toyota Hall of Fame says losing isn't contagious. But it is embarrassing. And you should be embarrassed.
  • Sorry For Your Loss left the 23.70 points scored by Emmanuel Sanders on the bench this week. He beat his projected point total by 240.0%, the fifth-highest percentage in the league.
  • The laces were in for Sorry For Your Loss, who was outscored by Puppy Pile at the K position, 17.00 - 6.00.
  • Jeremy Langford did not meet his 10.97-point projection this week, the second time that's happened this season. His 4.60 points were also a season-low.
  • Sorry For Your Loss lost despite having only 4 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.

What If

  • If Puppy Pile played Sorry For Your Loss every week, they would be 2-1 this season.
  • Besides Sorry For Your Loss, Puppy Pile would have defeated five other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Puppy Pile would have defeated Sorry For Your Loss 107.62 - 95.08 had they played each other last week.
  • Puppy Pile would be 1-1 if they played the same schedule as Sorry For Your Loss.
  • Puppy Pile would be 14-13 if they played every team every week.
  • Besides Puppy Pile, Sorry For Your Loss would have been defeated by five other teams this week.
  • Sorry For Your Loss would be 0-2 if they played the same schedule as Puppy Pile.
  • If they played every team every week, Sorry For Your Loss would be 10-17.

Game Notes

  • Despite being on the winning team, Randall Cobb had a season-low 3.30 points against a projected 9.96 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
  • Puppy Pile beat their 110.32-point projection and have now beaten their projection every single week this year.
  • Puppy Pile got a combined 68.70 points from their RBs, the highest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this season.
  • With the loss, Sorry For Your Loss now has had both of their losses come via comebacks.
  • Hey, I'm sure Puppy Pile appreciates the tough competition. In the loss, Sorry For Your Loss had the fifth-highest losing score in the league this season with 104.14 points.
  • Puppy Pile had their highest score of the season and the seventh-highest in the league this season with 114.08 points.
  • The margin of victory for the matchup ended up being the smallest in the league this week at 9.94 points.
  • Puppy Pile had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for Sorry For Your Loss.
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