The D Cup (ID# 816921)

Championship: Fighting Clams Rallies Against ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP

Week 16

  • Fighting Clams
  • 108.18 pts, 8-6
  • Weekly Grade
  • ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP
  • 81.86 pts, 9-5
  • Weekly Grade

Fighting Clams got the third-highest point total in the league this week from David Johnson (29.60) and erased a 3.46-point deficit on Monday night to beat ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP 108.18 to 81.86. This upset makes it three in a row for Fighting Clams versus ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP, including a 110.26 to 97.04 win in Week 12, the last time they met. ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP must have some good karma from a previous season or event. They finished the regular season in second place with a record of 9-5, despite ranking just eighth in the league in scoring at 88.23 points per game. In their only other postseason game of the season, ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP slipped by Chube City, 79.52 to 79.04.

Top Players

    • David Johnson
    • 29.60
    • Dak Prescott
    • 23.98
    • Tom Brady
    • 20.56
    • Justin Tucker
    • 15.00

Smooth Moves by Fighting Clams

  • Outscoring your opponent is a sure-fire way to win each week. You can thank the Toyota Hall of Fame for that valuable insight.
  • If this was college, David Johnson would expect to get a sleeve of helmet stickers. He ranked third in the league in scoring this week with 29.60 points. It was also the third-highest score of any player on Fighting Clams this season.
  • We won't judge you if you want to bow to Dak Prescott. He ranked fifth in the league in scoring with 23.98 points.
  • Wisely sat Carson Palmer this week, who had 15.26 points, the lowest QB score on the team.
  • Took the New York Giants Defense out of the starting lineup, which scored 4.00 points on the bench, fewer than the starting DEF.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Somehow, all of your players had two bye weeks this week. The Toyota Hall of Fame calls that a bye bye week. Yes, it's a bad joke, but it's still better than your score.
  • Well, that's embarrassing. Left Ben Roethlisberger on the bench, where he ranked ninth in the league in scoring with 21.06 points.
  • Did not start Kenneth Dixon, who underachieved but still scored more than any RB on the team with 5.80 points against a projected 7.62.
  • Ty Montgomery, who ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP picked up this week, scored below his 10.70-point projection with 4.00 points.
  • The lowest score by a player for ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP this week was 2.10 points from Mike Wallace. The score was below his projected points of 7.81, which marks the fifth straight week where that has happened.

What If

  • Fighting Clams would be 11-5 if they played ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP every week.
  • Besides ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP, Fighting Clams would have defeated four other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Fighting Clams would have defeated ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP 87.82 - 79.52 had they played each other last week.
  • Fighting Clams would be 8-5 if they played the same schedule as ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP.
  • If Fighting Clams had played every team in the league each week, they would be 101-67.
  • ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP would have lost to just three other teams besides Fighting Clams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Fighting Clams, ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP would be 6-7.
  • ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP would be 87-81 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Looks like teams bring their A game when they see them on the schedule. Of the losses ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP has had, five were against opponents who topped their season scoring average that week.
  • After scoring 15.00 points against a projected 9.73, Justin Tucker has now exceeded his projection in five straight weeks.
  • Fighting Clams had two starters score more points than the highest-scoring starter for ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP.
  • With the win, Fighting Clams remains undefeated in comeback games this season, improving to 2-0.
  • ItsAlwaysSnowyInBP remains winless in comeback games this season, falling to 0-2.
  • With 17.20 points, Fighting Clams got the lowest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • Fighting Clams had the third-highest score in the league this week with 108.18 points.
  • The margin of victory of 26.32 points was the third-highest margin in the league this week.
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