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Upper Deckers Gets Late Win over Biffster 14 to Bring Series Record to 2-0

Week 14

  • Upper Deckers
  • 88.24 pts, 8-6
  • Weekly Grade
  • Biffster 14
  • 83 pts, 6-8
  • Weekly Grade

Like a Mike Tyson face tattoo, Upper Deckers's record against Biffster 14 sticks out. They beat them 88.24 to 83.00 for a second win in as many head-to-head matchups. Tom Brady was out there making things happen, grabbing 27.14 points this week, right around the same score as his 29.64 points the last time these teams met. This is the smallest margin of victory for Upper Deckers in two head-to-head matchups. They defeated Biffster 14 119.44 to 81.96 in Week 5.

Top Players

    • Tom Brady
    • 27.14
    • Jeremy Hill
    • 20.20
    • Latavius Murray
    • 16.30
    • Demaryius Thomas
    • 12.60

Smooth Moves by Upper Deckers

  • Even if you cried trying to win, you still won. And the Toyota Hall of Fame is proud of Upper Deckers either way.
  • With 27.14 points, Tom Brady ranked second in the league in scoring and beat his scoring projection by 45.2%, which was the highest percentage in the matchup.
  • Made the right move in benching Kelvin Benjamin, who had 1.10 points, the lowest total of any starting WR on Upper Deckers.
  • Upper Deckers won despite having only 2 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Latavius Murray. He had the sixth-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 16.30 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Don't worry, Biffster 14, the Toyota Hall of Fame says losing isn't contagious. But it is embarrassing. And you should be embarrassed.
  • Missed an opportunity by leaving Aaron Rodgers on the bench. He scored 21.24 points, the sixth-highest score in the league this week.
  • Dan Bailey was last in the matchup in scoring with 1.00 point against a projected 12.66 and underachieved for the fourth time this season.
  • The 6.30 points scored by Jay Ajayi fell short of his 12.02-point projection, the fifth straight game where that has happened.
  • It's tough to win when your team leader gets embarrassed like this. At the QB position, Biffster 14 got outscored 27.14 - 8.70 by Upper Deckers.

What If

  • If Upper Deckers played Biffster 14 every week, they would be 9-5 this season.
  • Besides Biffster 14, Upper Deckers would have defeated six other teams this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Upper Deckers would have defeated Biffster 14 105.76 - 79.86.
  • Upper Deckers would be 5-7 if they played the same schedule as Biffster 14.
  • Upper Deckers would be 83-43 if they played every team every week.
  • Biffster 14 would have lost to three other teams besides Upper Deckers this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Upper Deckers, Biffster 14 would be 4-8.
  • Biffster 14 would be 63-63 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • Upper Deckers put up their smallest winning point total of the year.
  • The Toyota Hall of Fame recommends Biffster 14 go on a WINNING streak, instead of a LOSING streak. That one word makes a surprising amount of difference.
  • In comeback games this season, Biffster 14 is now 2-3, including losses in their last two such matchups.
  • The drafted players on Upper Deckers put up 83.9% of the team's points this week.
  • Upper Deckers won despite failing to reach their projected point total, improving to 3-3 when doing so. Biffster 14 also failed to reach their point expectation and falls to 0-7 in such games.
  • Jeremy Hill did what he could in the loss for Biffster 14. He scored 20.20 points, the seventh-highest score in the league this week.
  • In the loss, Demaryius Thomas had the ninth-highest WR score in the league this week with 12.60 points.
  • Tell Devonta Freeman to go to a nice restaurant, maybe grab a milk shake, or even take a bubble bath. Because he should forget about this performance. Devonta Freeman was on the winning team, but scored a season-low 1.80 points, only 14.5% of his 12.42-point projection, his lowest percentage of the season.
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