Derek's Team Beats TrueGrit, Makes It Five in a Row

Week 11

  • Derek's Team
  • 116.2 pts, 8-3
  • Weekly Grade
  • TrueGrit
  • 102.31 pts, 1-10
  • Weekly Grade

Derek's Team stays unbeaten in two matchups against TrueGrit with a 116.20 to 102.31 win. Mark Ingram was the determining factor, putting up 24.95 points for Derek's Team. The last time these teams met, Aaron Rodgers led with 31.06. This is the smallest margin of victory for Derek's Team in two head-to-head matchups. They beat TrueGrit 146.53 to 111.64 in Week 4.

Top Players

    • Mark Ingram
    • 24.95
    • Andy Dalton
    • 24.56
    • Latavius Murray
    • 22.05
    • Adam Thielen
    • 18.15

Smooth Moves by Derek's Team

  • Winning feels great all week long. Becoming a member of the Toyota Hall of Fame feels great the rest of your life.
  • With 24.95 points, Mark Ingram scored the most points in a matchup for the third time this season.
  • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Adam Thielen have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked fourth in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 18.15 points.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Larry Fitzgerald posterizing opponents. He had the sixth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 15.05 points.
  • The 11.45 points scored by Travis Kelce was the second-highest point total among TEs in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Losing leave you feeling defeated? Set your sights on something better than winning: the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • The 5.00 points scored by the Denver Broncos Defense fell short of their 8.35-point projection, the eighth straight game where that has happened.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for Martavis Bryant during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in seven straight games after scoring 2.50 points against a projected 4.63 this week.
  • TrueGrit was not able to win even though only 4 of their 10 starters fell short of their projected point total.
  • With 4.75 points, Marqise Lee scored only 62.3% of his 7.63 projected point total.

What If

  • If Derek's Team played TrueGrit every week, they'd be 10-1 this year.
  • Derek's Team would have beaten only one other team besides TrueGrit this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Derek's Team would have defeated TrueGrit 135.16 - 124.72.
  • Derek's Team would be 3-6 if they played the same schedule as TrueGrit.
  • If Derek's Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 36-41.
  • Besides Derek's Team, TrueGrit would have been defeated by five other teams this week.
  • TrueGrit would be 1-8 if they played the same schedule as Derek's Team.
  • If they played every team every week, TrueGrit would be 9-68.

Game Notes

  • Three of the eight wins for Derek's Team this season have come despite their opponent scoring higher than their season average.
  • The loss is the ninth straight for TrueGrit and extends the longest current losing streak in the league.
  • TrueGrit beat their scoring projection for the fifth time this season by scoring 102.31 points against a projected 80.26. They have now overachieved four weeks in a row.
  • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn't mean he's one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, Nelson Agholor scored 0.40 points against a projected 6.83 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • Derek's Team has now won five games in a row.
  • TrueGrit got 22.00 points from their TEs, the highest combined scoring output from the TE position for any team this week.
  • Derek's Team underachieved in the win, recording 96.9% of their projected 119.88, while TrueGrit performed better than expected, beating their 80.26-point projection by 27.5%.
  • Derek's Team got the best total score from their RBs of any team this week with 47.55 points.
Derek's Team
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  • Top Players by Points
  • Game Flow

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