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Cousins4President Tops Upper Deckers, Takes Top Spot in League

Week 12

  • Cousins4President
  • 124.96 pts, 10-2
  • Weekly Grade
  • Upper Deckers
  • 95.34 pts, 7-5
  • Weekly Grade

Cancel your winter plans, Cousins4President, you're headed to the playoffs. With another win over Upper Deckers, this time by a final score of 124.96 to 95.34, Cousins4President clinches a spot in the postseason. This week, Kirk Cousins was the reason for the win, getting 30.16 points. That's even higher than T.Y. Hilton, who led all players with 23.40 points the last time these teams met. To make matters worse, as Upper Deckers had a starter score zero points (Antonio Gates). This is the tightest victory for Cousins4President in two head-to-head matchups. They beat Upper Deckers 122.14 to 92.42 in Week 3.

Top Players

    • Kirk Cousins
    • 30.16
    • Antonio Brown
    • 27.10
    • Davante Adams
    • 23.30
    • Jordan Reed
    • 21.50

Smooth Moves by Cousins4President

  • Outscoring your opponent is a sure-fire way to win each week. You can thank the Toyota Hall of Fame for that valuable insight.
  • The 30.16 points scored by Kirk Cousins was the second-highest QB score of the week and is the 10th-highest QB score in the league this season.
  • Jordan Reed had 21.50 points, the highest TE score of the week and the fourth-highest TE score in the league this season.
  • Davante Adams scored the seventh-most points in the league and beat his scoring projection by a league-leading 297.1%.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Le'Veon Bell. He had the sixth-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 20.20 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Don't worry, Upper Deckers, the Toyota Hall of Fame says losing isn't contagious. But it is embarrassing. And you should be embarrassed.
  • Devonta Freeman was left on the bench, where he bested his expected 10.45-point total by putting up 19.70 points.
  • Left the Kansas City Chiefs Defense on the bench, where they scored 15.00 points and surpassed their scoring projection by 92.9%, the highest percentage of any player on the team.
  • Jordan Matthews has now failed to reach his projection for four straight games. This week he scored 4.70 points versus a projected 11.50.
  • The Minnesota Vikings Defense was last on the team in scoring with 3.00 points against a projected 9.37 and underachieved for the fourth time this season.

What If

  • If Cousins4President played Upper Deckers every week, they'd be 7-5 this season.
  • Cousins4President would have beaten every other team in the league this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Cousins4President would have defeated Upper Deckers 120.40 - 110.10.
  • If they played the same schedule as Upper Deckers, Cousins4President would be 6-4.
  • If Cousins4President had played every team in the league each week, they would be 84-24.
  • In addition to Cousins4President, Upper Deckers would have lost to just two other teams this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Cousins4President, Upper Deckers would be 8-2.
  • Upper Deckers would be 70-38 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Three of the five losses for Upper Deckers this season have come when their opponent had their highest-scoring week of the season.
  • Did Upper Deckers pay admission to see the greatest show on turf? Cousins4President had a league-high for the week with 124.96 points, which is the fifth-highest score in the league this season.
  • Although Upper Deckers lost, they did put up the eighth-highest score for a losing team in the league this season.
  • Cousins4President beat their scoring projection for the 10th time this season by scoring 124.96 points against a projected 107.04. They have now overachieved six weeks in a row.
  • Cousins4President was able to win with little help from Adam Vinatieri, who had a season-low 1.00 point and is on a four-week underperforming streak.
  • Upper Deckers could not extend their four-game win streak.
  • Upper Deckers got a combined 43.10 points from their WRs, their highest combined scoring output from the WR position this season.
  • In the loss, Matt Bryant scored 9.00 points against a projected 6.17 and has now overachieved in five straight games.
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