Closing it Down Wins Comeback Nailbiter over HotelOdellHolidayInn, Moves Up to Fourth Place

Week 11

  • Closing it Down
  • 206.37 pts, 6-5
  • Weekly Grade
  • HotelOdellHolidayInn
  • 197.65 pts, 6-5
  • Weekly Grade

Closing it Down took one from HotelOdellHolidayInn 206.37 to 197.65 for a second win in as many head-to-head matchups. Drew Brees was out there putting on a show, grabbing 71.10 points this week, roughly the same as his 69.99 points the last time these teams met. Closing it Down won 199.89 to 173.92 in Week 2, and now has a 17.34-point average margin of victory over HotelOdellHolidayInn.

Top Players

    • Drew Brees
    • 71.10
    • Alex Smith
    • 51.65
    • Le'Veon Bell
    • 30.55
    • Adam Thielen
    • 30.30

Smooth Moves by Closing it Down

  • Congrats, Closing it Down. You outscored your opponent. Next up: outperforming all other Fantasy Football players to get into the Toyota Hall of Fame.
  • Not the best, but in the conversation. Drew Brees ranked fourth in the league in scoring this week with 71.10 points. It was also the third-highest score of any player on Closing it Down this season.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Le'Veon Bell. He had the third-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 30.55 points.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Adam Thielen posterizing opponents. He had the fifth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 30.30 points.
  • Duke Johnson Jr. scored 21.35 points, which ranked 10th out of all the RBs in the league this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • In Fantasy Football, you win some, you lose some. Not for Toyota Hall of Famers. They mostly just win. But still.
  • Left Ben Roethlisberger on the bench, where he led the league in scoring with 86.21 points.
  • Whoever gave you this advice, you might want to lose their number. Picked up and started JuJu Smith-Schuster, who then scored below his 18.35-point projection with 12.70 points.
  • HotelOdellHolidayInn lost despite having only 2 of their 9 starters score less than their projected points.
  • Who needs offense when the defense is so dominant!? HotelOdellHolidayInn got outscored 14.60 - 3.60 by Closing it Down at the DEF position.

What If

  • If Closing it Down played HotelOdellHolidayInn every week, they'd be 7-4 this year.
  • Besides HotelOdellHolidayInn, Closing it Down would have defeated five other teams this week.
  • Had they played each other last week, Closing it Down would have defeated HotelOdellHolidayInn 213.06 - 187.94.
  • Closing it Down would be 6-3 if they played the same schedule as HotelOdellHolidayInn.
  • If Closing it Down had played every team in the league each week, they would be 67-32.
  • HotelOdellHolidayInn would have lost to three other teams besides Closing it Down this week.
  • HotelOdellHolidayInn would be 5-4 if they played the same schedule as Closing it Down.
  • HotelOdellHolidayInn would be 58-41 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 HotelOdellHolidayInn has had, four were against opponents who topped their season scoring average that week.
  • Hey, I'm sure Closing it Down appreciates the tough competition. In the loss, HotelOdellHolidayInn had the ninth-highest losing score in the league this season with 197.65 points.
  • The margin of victory for the matchup ended up being the smallest in the league this week at 8.72 points.
  • With the win, Closing it Down snapped their four-game losing streak.
  • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Ryan Succop needs to step it up! He scored 6.00 points against a projected 8.44 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • With the win, Closing it Down improves to 2-2 in close games this season.
  • With the loss, HotelOdellHolidayInn falls to 2-2 in close games this season.
  • Closing it Down underachieved in the win, recording 95.1% of their projected 217.05, while HotelOdellHolidayInn performed better than expected, beating their 171.82-point projection by 15.0%.
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