Paul's Pleasant Team Gets Win Against Designated Drinker and Remains Unbeaten in Head-to-Head Play

Week 11

  • Paul's Pleasant Team
  • 134.9 pts, 8-3
  • Weekly Grade
  • Designated Drinker
  • 94.8 pts, 5-6
  • Weekly Grade

Paul's Pleasant Team can breathe easy. They're headed to the playoffs after beating Designated Drinker again, this time by a final score of 134.90 to 94.80. Adam Thielen led the team, putting up 24.00 points for Paul's Pleasant Team. The last time these teams met, Aaron Rodgers led with 25.30. This is the closest win for Paul's Pleasant Team in two head-to-head matchups. They defeated Designated Drinker 130.30 to 71.50 in Week 2.

Top Players

    • Adam Thielen
    • 24.00
    • Matt Ryan
    • 21.90
    • Baltimore Ravens Defense
    • 21.00
    • Jimmy Graham
    • 20.00

Smooth Moves by Paul's Pleasant Team

  • A win like that must feel great, Paul's Pleasant Team. Know what feels better? Getting in the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • The Baltimore Ravens Defense had 21.00 points, the highest DEF score of the week and the fourth-highest score among DEF in the league this season.
  • With 24.00 points against a projected 14.83, Adam Thielen paced the matchup in scoring and has now overachieved in three straight games.
  • Put WR Kelvin Benjamin on the bench, where he scored 3.00 points, fewer than any WR in the starting lineup.
  • Was smart to sit the New England Patriots Defense this week, which had 7.00 points, the lowest DEF score on the team.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Loss is a four-letter word to Toyota Hall of Famers. And win is a three-letter word. Hall of Famers are great at Fantasy Football AND counting.
  • Could've started Alex Smith, who underachieved, but still had more points than the starting QB with 9.70 against a projected 19.59.
  • All that glitters is not gold. Picked up the Houston Texans Defense, which scored 4.00 points against their projected 6.25.
  • Dak Prescott was last in the matchup in scoring and achieved only 3.1% of his projected point total, his lowest percentage of the season.
  • With 9.00 points against a projected 11.27, Chris Thompson did not meet his projection for the third straight game.

What If

  • If Paul's Pleasant Team played Designated Drinker every week, they'd be 7-4 this year.
  • Besides Designated Drinker, Paul's Pleasant Team would have defeated five other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Paul's Pleasant Team would have defeated Designated Drinker 141.20 - 115.00 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Designated Drinker, Paul's Pleasant Team would be 4-5.
  • Paul's Pleasant Team would be 49-49-1 if they played every team every week.
  • Designated Drinker would have lost to every other team in the league this week.
  • Designated Drinker would be 5-4 if they played the same schedule as Paul's Pleasant Team.
  • If they played every team every week, Designated Drinker would be 37-62.

Game Notes

  • Four of the six losses for Designated Drinker this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • The top players for Paul's Pleasant Team were elite in the matchup, as three of their starters outperformed the leading scorer for Designated Drinker.
  • It was the third time this season that Designated Drinker has had the lowest score in the league.
  • Designated Drinker scored 94.80 points against a projected 111.66 and underachieved for the eighth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row.
  • Designated Drinker has lost three straight games, the longest current losing streak in the league.
  • Paul's Pleasant Team covered the 21.88-point spread, winning by 40.10 points.
  • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn't mean he's one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, Rob Gronkowski scored 6.00 points against a projected 17.88 and has now underachieved in four straight games.
  • Jimmy Graham scored 20.00 points, the ninth-highest TE score in the league this season, but it was not enough to tip the scales in favor of Designated Drinker.
Paul's Pleasant Team
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