I Will Crush You Beats James's Team, Ousts Them from First Place

Week 13

  • I Will Crush You
  • 145.84 pts, 5-8
  • Weekly Grade
  • James's Team
  • 129.62 pts, 9-4
  • Weekly Grade

Even though I Will Crush You (ninth place, 5-8, 1,852.00 points) was behind James's Team in the standings entering the week, they aren't behind on the scoreboard this week, knocking James's Team (9-4, 1,979.66 points) from the league's top spot after beating them 145.84 to 129.62. Alex Smith registered the second-highest player point total in the league this week with 37.64 points. This win served James's Team a cold dish of revenge after they won a Week 4 matchup, 157.18 to 152.88. Antonio Brown led James's Team with 31.10 points while Michael Thomas brought in 21.00. I Will Crush You showed some mercy in the win, starting a player with zero points (Corey Coleman).

Top Players

    • Alex Smith
    • 37.64
    • Antonio Brown
    • 31.10
    • Rob Gronkowski
    • 30.70
    • Rex Burkhead
    • 26.30

Smooth Moves by I Will Crush You

  • Winning is like a dream come true. A very modest dream, but a dream nonetheless. A much better dream would be getting into the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • Rob Gronkowski had 30.70 points, the highest TE score of the week and the fourth-highest TE score in the league this season.
  • Rags to riches. That was the name of the game for Rex Burkhead who responded to being picked up by beating his projection by 91.1%, the 10th-highest percentage in the league.
  • Alex Smith ranked second in the league in scoring and had the highest output of any player on I Will Crush You this season with 37.64 points.
  • Benched Dak Prescott, who had the lowest QB score on the team with 14.88 points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Dear, James's Team: Sorry to hear you lost. Toyota Hall of Famers don't really know how that feels, but surely it can't feel great. Next week, just win.
  • Left Evan Engram on the bench, where he scored 27.90 points to beat his scoring projection by 105.0%, the seventh-highest percentage in the league.
  • James's Team left the 17.00 points scored by the Seattle Seahawks Defense on the bench this week. They beat their projected point total by 91.4%, the ninth-highest percentage in the league.
  • 8 of the starters on James's Team underperformed versus their projections.
  • James's Team needed more points from the QB position, where I Will Crush You beat them 37.64 - 7.02.

What If

  • If I Will Crush You played James's Team every week, they'd be 5-8 this year.
  • I Will Crush You would have beaten six other teams besides James's Team this week.
  • I Will Crush You would be 7-4 if they played the same schedule as James's Team.
  • If I Will Crush You had played every team in the league each week, they would be 66-51.
  • James's Team would have lost to three other teams besides I Will Crush You this week.
  • Timing really is everything. I Will Crush You would have lost to James's Team 157.08 - 122.56 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as I Will Crush You, James's Team would be 9-2.
  • James's Team would be 89-28 if they played every team every week.

Game Notes

  • James's Team has lost four times and three of them have come to teams who beat their scoring average in that matchup.
  • Antonio Brown beat his projection for the third straight week. His 31.10 points ranked ninth in the league this week.
  • I Will Crush You scored 145.84 points against a projected 151.74 and underachieved for the 10th time this season, including the last four weeks in a row.
  • The loss snapped a three-game win streak by James's Team.
  • With a combined 33.60 points from their TEs, I Will Crush You got their highest combined scoring output from the TE position this season.
  • Eat. Sleep. Beat the streak. I Will Crush You was finally able to overcome their three-game losing streak with the win.
  • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Jared Cook needs to step it up! He scored 2.90 points against a projected 15.34 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn't mean he's one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, Ryan Succop scored 7.00 points against a projected 9.15 and has now underachieved in five straight games.
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