First Down Syndrome Beats derek's Team, Takes Top Spot in League

Week 6

  • First Down Syndrome
  • 76.94 pts, 5-1
  • Weekly Grade
  • derek's Team
  • 61.84 pts, 3-3
  • Weekly Grade

First Down Syndrome has really turned it on, earning their third consecutive win when they beat derek's Team 76.94 to 61.84. They got a lift from Drew Brees, who led the team with 13.54 points and Todd Gurley II who got 12.00. Since the streak started in Week 4, First Down Syndrome has moved from sixth place to take over first. First Down Syndrome started one player with zero points while derek's Team served up two goose eggs, meaning both teams left points off the scoreboard. derek's Team falls to sixth place with a 3-3 record. First Down Syndrome has recently beaten The Angry Alligator (100.12 to 83.42) and Holden's Swag Team (72.82 to 62.50).

Top Players

    • Houston Texans Defense
    • 22.00
    • Drew Brees
    • 13.54
    • Justin Tucker
    • 12.00
    • Adam Vinatieri
    • 12.00

Smooth Moves by First Down Syndrome

  • 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.
  • Marqise Lee scored 10.00 points, the 10th-highest WR score in the league this week.
  • The 13.54 points scored by Drew Brees led the team, the first time that's happened this season.
  • Even with a zero from starter Coby Fleener, First Down Syndrome was still able to win.
  • With 12.00 points versus a projected 9.77, Justin Tucker exceeded his scoring projection by 22.8%.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Dear, derek'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.
  • derek's Team left the 13.60 points scored by Cameron Brate on the bench this week. He beat his projected point total by 127.2%, the eighth-highest percentage in the league.
  • Could've started Ben Roethlisberger, who underachieved, but still had more points than the starting QB with 12.88 against a projected 15.96.
  • Mike Gillislee was last on the team in scoring with 2.40 points against a projected 9.28 and has now underachieved in four straight games.
  • Jordan Reed has now failed to reach his projection for four straight games. This week he scored 3.70 points versus a projected 6.48.

What If

  • If First Down Syndrome played derek's Team every week, they'd be 3-3 this season.
  • First Down Syndrome would have beaten three other teams besides derek's Team this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as derek's Team, First Down Syndrome would be 3-2.
  • If First Down Syndrome had played every team in the league each week, they would be 26-28.
  • Besides First Down Syndrome, derek's Team would have been defeated by seven other teams this week.
  • And they say procrastination doesn't pay off! Had they played each other last week, First Down Syndrome would have lost to derek's Team 77.46 - 72.82.
  • If they played the same schedule as First Down Syndrome, derek's Team would be 4-1.
  • If they played every team every week, derek's Team would be 27-27.

Game Notes

  • First Down Syndrome scored 76.94 points against a projected 93.75 and has underachieved every week this season.
  • Eat. Sleep. Conquer. Repeat. First Down Syndrome has won three games in a row, the longest current winning streak in the league.
  • The margin of victory of 15.10 points was the smallest in the league this week.
  • First Down Syndrome got a combined 26.80 points from their WRs, their highest combined scoring output from the WR position this season.
  • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Rishard Matthews needs to step it up! He scored 6.90 points against a projected 8.66 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • First Down Syndrome won even though derek's Team performed better against their scoring projection. derek's Team scored 86.0% of their 71.88 projected points, while First Down Syndrome recorded 82.1% of their 93.75-point projection.
  • The Houston Texans Defense scored 22.00 points, the fifth-highest DEF score in the league this season, but it was not enough to tip the scales in favor of derek's Team.
  • This is the first week this season that First Down Syndrome has been in first place.
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