The League 2016 (ID# 780720)

Ray Finkle Outlasts lil boxes, Makes It Four in a Row

Week 11

  • Ray Finkle
  • 107.38 pts, 9-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • lil boxes
  • 105.64 pts, 5-6
  • Weekly Grade

Ray Finkle took advantage of 18.90 points from Julian Edelman to steal one from lil boxes 107.38 to 105.64. This was an important win for Ray Finkle as it clinched a playoff spot for their team. Ray Finkle is now coming out on top with regularity after winning their fourth straight. lil boxes (5-6, 1,129.30 points) drops to ninth place while Ray Finkle (9-2, 1,281.53 points) remains in first place.

Top Players

    • Aaron Rodgers
    • 34.34
    • Jamison Crowder
    • 20.70
    • Julian Edelman
    • 18.90
    • DeMarco Murray
    • 15.40

Smooth Moves by Ray Finkle

  • If this were a dream sequence, you'd hear a deep voice announce, "Ray Finkle, the Toyota Hall of Famer." But it's not.
  • Sat Darren Sproles, who scored 2.60 points, fewer than any RB in the starting lineup.
  • Added the Detroit Lions Defense, which beat their scoring projection by a team-leading 86.2%.
  • With 18.90 points, Julian Edelman ranked sixth in the league in scoring among WRs this week.
  • With 15.40 points, DeMarco Murray ranked eighth in scoring among all RBs in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Sometimes 105.64 is enough. Unfortunately, the Toyota Hall of Fame has confirmed this time it's a smaller number than 107.38.
  • With 6.00 points against a projected 8.83, the Arizona Cardinals Defense did not meet their projection for the fourth straight game.
  • lil boxes was dominated at the TE position, scoring 2.80 points versus the 13.60 for Ray Finkle.
  • At the DEF position, lil boxes got outscored 13.00 - 6.00 by Ray Finkle.
  • 6 of the 9 starters scored less than their projected points.

What If

  • If Ray Finkle played lil boxes every week, they would be 7-4 this season.
  • Besides lil boxes, Ray Finkle would have defeated eight other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Ray Finkle would have defeated lil boxes 141.64 - 110.59 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as lil boxes, Ray Finkle would be 8-2.
  • If Ray Finkle had played every team in the league each week, they would be 74-47.
  • In addition to Ray Finkle, lil boxes would have lost to just two other teams this week.
  • lil boxes would be 6-4 if they played the same schedule as Ray Finkle.
  • lil boxes would be 54-67 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Depth was a factor: Even though lil boxes lost, they had two players score higher than the leading scorer for Ray Finkle.
  • Aaron Rodgers beat his projection for the fifth straight week. His 34.34 points ranked third in the league this week.
  • Eat. Sleep. Conquer. Repeat. Ray Finkle has won four games in a row, the longest current winning streak in the league.
  • lil boxes bested their projected points again, the sixth time this season they have done so, including a streak of three straight games.
  • Ray Finkle did not cover the 18.32-point spread, winning by 1.74 points.
  • In the loss, Frank Gore scored 14.10 points against a projected 9.64 and has now overachieved in five straight games.
  • With the loss, lil boxes falls to 1-1 in close games this season.
  • Ray Finkle improves to 1-1 in close games this season.
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