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Awesome Aint Easy! Narrowly Upsets The Burgundy Ballerz to Capture Sixth Place

Week 12

  • Awesome Aint Easy!
  • 100.9 pts, 6-6
  • Weekly Grade
  • The Burgundy Ballerz
  • 98 pts, 7-5
  • Weekly Grade

Maybe Awesome Aint Easy! will be able to figure out what the phrase "by the skin of my teeth" means after this narrow victory, edging The Burgundy Ballerz 100.90 to 98.00 to remain undefeated in head-to-head matchups. Drew Brees was on a different level, picking up 30.50 points this week, even better than his 25.94 points the last time these teams met. The Burgundy Ballerz got zero points from Antonio Gates, which might have made the difference in the outcome. Awesome Aint Easy! now has a 7.12-point average margin of victory over The Burgundy Ballerz. They won 98.74 to 87.40 in Week 3.

Top Players

    • Drew Brees
    • 30.50
    • Terrelle Pryor Sr.
    • 21.10
    • Derek Carr
    • 17.30
    • Jordan Howard
    • 15.70

Smooth Moves by Awesome Aint Easy!

  • 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.
  • With 30.50 points, Drew Brees led a matchup in points scored for the third time this season.
  • By scoring 15.70 points, Jordan Howard beat his 12.13 projected points by 29.4%.
  • Apparently playing within themselves was good enough. Awesome Aint Easy! won despite having only 4 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.
  • Both of the RBs starting for Awesome Aint Easy! outperformed their point expectations.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Sometimes 98.00 is enough. Unfortunately, the Toyota Hall of Fame has confirmed this time it's a smaller number than 100.90.
  • Did not start James Starks, who underachieved but still scored more than any RB on the team with 11.80 points against a projected 11.90.
  • This is how people lose everything in casinos. The Burgundy Ballerz thought their luck would change and went back to the well with Spencer Ware. However, he scored 11.60 points against a projected 18.08 and has now underachieved in four straight games.
  • Julio Jones scored the fewest points on the team and scored below his projection for the fifth time this season with 7.50 points against a projected 18.74.
  • Even though The Burgundy Ballerz lost, only 4 of their 9 starters scored less than their projected points.

What If

  • If Awesome Aint Easy! played The Burgundy Ballerz every week, they would be 6-6 this season.
  • Besides The Burgundy Ballerz, Awesome Aint Easy! would have beaten only one other team this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Awesome Aint Easy! would have defeated The Burgundy Ballerz 114.40 - 111.02 had they played each other last week.
  • Awesome Aint Easy! would be 5-5 if they played the same schedule as The Burgundy Ballerz.
  • Awesome Aint Easy! would be 43-65 if they played every team every week.
  • Besides Awesome Aint Easy!, The Burgundy Ballerz would have been defeated by seven other teams this week.
  • The Burgundy Ballerz would be 4-6 if they played the same schedule as Awesome Aint Easy!.
  • If they played every team every week, The Burgundy Ballerz would be 48-60.

Game Notes

  • The tragedy of being an underachiever is that The Burgundy Ballerz knows what they should be, but reality keeps telling them that they're wrong. They scored 98.00 points against a projected 117.61 and underachieved for the eighth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row.
  • The Arizona Cardinals Defense scored a season-low 1.00 point and underachieved for the fourth straight week.
  • The win by Awesome Aint Easy! snapped a three-game losing streak.
  • The margin of victory for the matchup ended up being the smallest in the league this week at 2.90 points.
  • In the loss, Matt Bryant scored 9.00 points against a projected 6.17 and has now overachieved in five straight games.
  • The Burgundy Ballerz remains winless in upset games this season, falling to 0-3.
  • In games that are close, Awesome Aint Easy! is now 3-1, including wins in their last two such matchups.
  • Awesome Aint Easy! was able to win despite putting up the smallest point total of any winning team in the league this week.
Awesome Aint Easy!
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