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Bronco Bergers Beats Puppy Pile to Capture Third Place

Week 5

  • Bronco Bergers
  • 123.7 pts, 3-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • Puppy Pile
  • 96.6 pts, 1-4
  • Weekly Grade

Bronco Bergers has to like where their team is at after they got the second-highest point total in the league this week, taking down Puppy Pile 123.70 to 96.60. While each team hit their projections, Bronco Bergers put up 18.8% more than a projected 104.11 points to get the win. For Puppy Pile, Larry Fitzgerald and Devonta Freeman played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 20.10 and 18.30 points, respectively. When assigning blame following this loss, Puppy Pile can look in the mirror. They started a player with zero points (Cam Newton). Bronco Bergers (3-2, 567.24 points) climbs into third place and Puppy Pile (1-4, 503.56 points) sinks into ninth place.

Top Players

    • Ben Roethlisberger
    • 37.20
    • Ezekiel Elliott
    • 29.10
    • Larry Fitzgerald
    • 20.10
    • Devonta Freeman
    • 18.30

Smooth Moves by Bronco Bergers

  • 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.
  • Ezekiel Elliott didn't have the best score of the week, but there ain't no shame in his game. He had 29.10 points, the second-highest RB score of the week and the second-highest RB score in the league this season.
  • Ben Roethlisberger put on one of the season's standout performances with 37.20 points this week. It was the week's highest point total, as well as the sixth-most points scored this season.
  • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Mike Evans have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked sixth in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 14.90 points.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just DeAndre Hopkins posterizing opponents. He had the ninth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 11.60 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • The fact that you're reading this means you have internet connection. Unfortunately, that's one less thing to blame your loss on. Don't tell the Hall.
  • Could've started Ryan Fitzpatrick, who underachieved, but still had more points than the starting QB with 17.10 against a projected 23.39.
  • The Carolina Panthers Defense did not meet their 10.62 projected points and has now underperformed versus projections for three straight weeks. They also scored a season-low 3.00 points.
  • Justin Tucker had two season-lows this week. He scored a season-low 4.00 points and recorded only 35.7% of his 11.21-point projection.
  • The 13.70 points scored by DeMarco Murray was a season-low for both scoring and for his performance against projections. He reached only 85.9% of his 15.94 projected points this week.

What If

  • Bronco Bergers would be 4-1 if they played Puppy Pile every week.
  • Bronco Bergers would have beaten seven other teams besides Puppy Pile this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Bronco Bergers would have defeated Puppy Pile 107.50 - 82.50.
  • Bronco Bergers would be 2-2 if they played the same schedule as Puppy Pile.
  • If Bronco Bergers had played every team in the league each week, they would be 33-12.
  • Puppy Pile would have lost to five other teams besides Bronco Bergers this week.
  • Puppy Pile would be 2-2 if they played the same schedule as Bronco Bergers.
  • If they played every team every week, Puppy Pile would be 17-28.

Game Notes

  • Three of the four losses for Puppy Pile this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
  • Bronco Bergers covered the 15.30-point spread, winning by 27.10 points.
  • Alshon Jeffery scored 7.70 points against a projected 10.09 in the win and has now scored below his projection in every game this season.
  • With a combined 30.90 points from their WRs, Puppy Pile got their highest combined scoring output from the WR position this season.
  • The 123.70 points scored by Bronco Bergers is their highest score of the season and the fifth-highest in the league this season.
  • Bronco Bergers beat Puppy Pile at the top, with two of their starters outscoring the leading point-getter for Puppy Pile.
  • Bronco Bergers beat their projected points and now have a 3-1 record when beating their projection, while Puppy Pile falls to 1-3 when exceeding their expected point total.
  • Puppy Pile could not close out the win even with the help of Larry Fitzgerald, who scored 20.10 points, the third-highest score among all WRs in the league for the week.
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