Defense Wins Championships (ID# 820756)

the MOUNTAIN Topples Favored David Spartan-049, Ousts Them from First Place

Week 5

  • the MOUNTAIN
  • 131.3 pts, 2-3
  • Weekly Grade
  • David Spartan-049
  • 106.25 pts, 3-2
  • Weekly Grade

Even though the MOUNTAIN (fifth place, 2-3, 617.17 points) was behind David Spartan-049 in the standings entering the week, they aren't behind on the scoreboard this week, knocking David Spartan-049 (3-2, 653.73 points) from the top spot after beating them 131.30 to 106.25. They got the highest point total in the league this week and also pulled off an upset, coming into the matchup with a projected spread of 20.30. With this win, the MOUNTAIN scored 1.2% more than projected and has now beaten expectations three weeks running. Free fallin' like Tom Petty, David Spartan-049 suffered a significant drop in scoring from last week's 145.75 to 115.57 win against Fantasy Island. This game tape won't be broken down at upcoming coaching clinics, as both sides missed scoring opportunities. the MOUNTAIN had one starter turn in zero points and David Spartan-049 had two.

Top Players

    • Vince Williams
    • 18.25
    • Christian Kirksey
    • 17.50
    • Kiko Alonso
    • 14.50
    • Demario Davis
    • 12.00

Smooth Moves by the MOUNTAIN

  • Fantasy Football is a game where the high score wins. So keep doing what you have to do, the Toyota Hall of Fame will turn a blind eye.
  • Picked up Vince Williams, who led the matchup in scoring with 18.25 points.
  • Christian Kirksey felt like the Rodney Dangerfield of football: "no respect at all" with this week's projected points. He scored the third-most points in the league and beat his projected point total by 98.2%, the seventh-highest percentage in the league.
  • the MOUNTAIN appears to be some sort of fantasy prophet in the making. Demario Davis, who was picked up by the MOUNTAIN, scored 12.00 points against a projected 8.60, topping his projection by 39.5%.
  • the MOUNTAIN won even with Damarious Randall in the starting lineup, who didn't score any points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Some teams are destined to beat teams like David Spartan-049 and move on to Toyota Hall of Fame greatness. Ironically, you are included in that destiny, because you played yourself.
  • Corey Liuget has scored below his projection in every game this season after scoring 4.00 points against a projected 9.15 this week.
  • Sean Lee scored 10.00 points against a projected 14.08 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
  • This is how people lose everything in casinos. David Spartan-049 thought their luck would change and went back to the well with Alec Ogletree. However, he scored 10.00 points against a projected 19.07 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for Muhammad Wilkerson during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in four straight games after scoring 5.25 points against a projected 8.35 this week.

What If

  • If the MOUNTAIN played David Spartan-049 every week, they'd be 2-3 this season.
  • the MOUNTAIN would've been undefeated if they played every team in the league this week.
  • the MOUNTAIN would be 3-1 if they played the same schedule as David Spartan-049.
  • If the MOUNTAIN had played every team in the league each week, they would be 15-10.
  • In addition to the MOUNTAIN, David Spartan-049 would have lost to just one other team this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, the MOUNTAIN would have lost to David Spartan-049 145.75 - 116.42.
  • David Spartan-049 would be 3-1 if they played the same schedule as the MOUNTAIN.
  • David Spartan-049 would be 18-7 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • the MOUNTAIN scored 131.30 points against a projected 129.76 and has overachieved for three straight weeks.
  • David Spartan-049 scored 106.25 points against a projected 150.06 and has underachieved for three straight weeks.
  • The margin of victory of 25.05 points was the largest in the league this week and ninth-biggest in the league this season.
  • Did David Spartan-049 pay admission to see the greatest show on turf? the MOUNTAIN had a league-high for the week with 131.30 points, which is the 10th-highest score in the league this season.
  • Don't you hate that person that always has to one-up everybody? David Spartan-049 scored 106.25 points and lost. It is the seventh-highest losing score in the league this season.
  • How nice of you to offer a free win! This was the second time this season that David Spartan-049 lost by the biggest margin of the week.
  • Carlos Dunlap scored 9.00 points against a projected 5.56 in the loss and has now beaten his projection in three straight games.
  • the MOUNTAIN beat David Spartan-049 at the top, with two of their starters outscoring the leading point-getter for David Spartan-049.
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