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Stephen's Nice Team Inches Past Dennis' Team for Fourth Straight Win

Week 12

  • Stephen's Nice Team
  • 90.58 pts, 6-6
  • Weekly Grade
  • Dennis' Team
  • 88.66 pts, 4-8
  • Weekly Grade

Stephen's Nice Team snuck past Dennis' Team 90.58 to 88.66 for a second win in as many head-to-head matchups. This week, Le'Veon Bell was the difference, getting 23.20 points. That's a little less than T.Y. Hilton, who led all players with 26.40 points the last time these teams met. Stephen's Nice Team won 148.20 to 70.58 in Week 3, and now has a 39.77-point average margin of victory over Dennis' Team.

Top Players

    • Le'Veon Bell
    • 23.20
    • Carson Palmer
    • 20.56
    • Matthew Stafford
    • 18.28
    • Carlos Hyde
    • 15.50

Smooth Moves by Stephen's Nice Team

  • 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.
  • Le'Veon Bell put the team on his back with 23.20 points, the fourth-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
  • With 12.80 points, Tyler Eifert had the second-highest score of any TE in the league this week.
  • Even with only 3 of the 9 starters scoring more than their projection, Stephen's Nice Team was still able to win.
  • Stephen's Nice Team won even though both of their WRs scored below their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Next week, be sure to ask Stephen's Nice Team where official Toyota Hall of Fame articles are kept.
  • Kept Mark Ingram on the bench, where he scored the third-most points in the league and beat his projected point total by 246.1%, the second-highest percentage in the league.
  • Missed out on an opportunity by leaving the 17.80 points scored by DeSean Jackson on the bench this week. He outperformed his projected point total by 119.2%, the 10th-highest percentage in the league.
  • The 4.70 points scored by Jordan Matthews fell short of his 11.48-point projection, the fourth straight game where that has happened.
  • This is how people lose everything in casinos. Dennis' Team thought their luck would change and went back to the well with DeAndre Hopkins. However, he scored 7.00 points against a projected 9.48 and has now underachieved in six straight games.

What If

  • If Stephen's Nice Team played Dennis' Team every week, they'd be 9-3 this year.
  • Besides Dennis' Team, Stephen's Nice Team would have defeated three other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Stephen's Nice Team would have defeated Dennis' Team 105.12 - 56.34 had they played each other last week.
  • Stephen's Nice Team would be 6-4 if they played the same schedule as Dennis' Team.
  • If Stephen's Nice Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 64-44.
  • Dennis' Team would have lost to six other teams besides Stephen's Nice Team this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Stephen's Nice Team, Dennis' Team would be 2-8.
  • If they played every team every week, Dennis' Team would be 37-71.

Game Notes

  • With the loss, Dennis' Team has the longest losing streak in the league, stretching back three straight games.
  • Stephen's Nice Team is on the longest active win streak in the league, winning four straight games.
  • Stephen's Nice Team got their lowest combined scoring output from the WR position this season with only 10.70 points this week.
  • At 1.92 points, the margin of victory was the tightest of the week.
  • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn't mean he's one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, the New England Patriots Defense scored 8.00 points against a projected 10.26 and has now underachieved in six straight games.
  • Stephen's Nice Team is now 2-1 in games that are close, including wins in their last two such contests.
  • Stephen's Nice Team took the W, even though Dennis' Team performed better against their scoring projection. Dennis' Team scored 93.3% of their 95.01 projected points, while Stephen's Nice Team recorded 79.9% of their 113.32-point projection.
  • All of the points for Stephen's Nice Team this week came from players they drafted.
Stephen's Nice Team
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