Josh's Team Pulls Out Paper-Thin Win Against Jesse's Team to Bring Series Record to 2-0

Week 14

  • Josh's Team
  • 95.3 pts, 7-7
  • Weekly Grade
  • Jesse's Team
  • 90.9 pts, 6-8
  • Weekly Grade

Maybe Josh's Team will be able to figure out what the phrase "by the skin of my teeth" means after this narrow victory, edging Jesse's Team 95.30 to 90.90 to remain undefeated in head-to-head matchups. Case Keenum was the key player, getting 21.20 points for Josh's Team. The last time these teams met, Melvin Gordon led with 28.30. The outcome might have been different, as Jesse's Team had two starters score zero points (Allen Robinson and Jimmy Graham). Josh's Team won 105.40 to 77.06 in Week 5, and now has a 16.37-point average margin of victory over Jesse's Team.

Top Players

    • DeAndre Hopkins
    • 24.90
    • LeSean McCoy
    • 21.60
    • Case Keenum
    • 21.20
    • Kareem Hunt
    • 19.80

Smooth Moves by Josh's Team

  • Know what's better than winning your matchup vs. Josh's Team? Getting into the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • Benched Cam Newton, who had the lowest QB score on the team with 15.48 points.
  • Miss Cleo, is that you? The 12.90 points scored by Josh Gordon, who Josh's Team picked up this week, beat his projected point total of 8.36 by 54.4%.
  • Picked up Case Keenum, who led the team in scoring with 21.20 points.
  • Kareem Hunt put the team on his back with 19.80 points, the sixth-highest score among RBs in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • When life hands you lemons, say, “What the heck? I thought this was Fantasy Football, not a lemon stand. I want wins instead.” Wisdom from the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • This is how people lose everything in casinos. Jesse's Team thought their luck would change and went back to the well with the Houston Texans Defense. However, they scored 4.00 points against a projected 6.33 and has now underachieved in five straight games.
  • Jesse's Team tried to fight through 2 of their 9 starters getting zeros, but could not overcome it.
  • It's times like these when it's important to support your players when they're down. So move the mouse pointer away from the DROP button. Stephen Hauschka scored a season-low 1.00 point, 14.4% of his projected 6.94, which is his lowest percentage of the year.
  • Jesse's Team lost despite having only 4 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.

What If

  • If Josh's Team played Jesse's Team every week, they would be 10-4 this season.
  • Josh's Team would have beaten five other teams besides Jesse's Team this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Josh's Team would have defeated Jesse's Team 91.42 - 77.30 had they played each other last week.
  • Josh's Team would be 8-4 if they played the same schedule as Jesse's Team.
  • If Josh's Team had played every team in the league each week, they would be 79-47.
  • Besides Josh's Team, Jesse's Team would have been defeated by three other teams this week.
  • Jesse's Team would be 4-8 if they played the same schedule as Josh's Team.
  • If they played every team every week, Jesse's Team would be 60-66.

Game Notes

  • Josh's Team has won four times this year when their opponent scored higher than their season average.
  • Jesse's Team has lost eight times and seven of them have come to teams who beat their scoring average in that matchup.
  • Depth was a factor: Even though Jesse's Team lost, they had two players score higher than the leading scorer for Josh's Team.
  • Although Jesse's Team lost, they did put up the sixth-highest score for a losing team in the league this season.
  • With the win, Josh's Team snapped their five-game losing streak.
  • The WRs on Jesse's Team collectively had their best week of the season with 42.60 points.
  • The margin of victory of 4.40 points was the smallest in the league this week.
  • Jordy Nelson did little to help Josh's Team, underperforming versus projections for the ninth straight game with 3.30 points against a projected 6.73.
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