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Figgy Pudding Beats Washington Denzels for Third in a Row

Week 11

  • Figgy Pudding
  • 91.1 pts, 8-3
  • Weekly Grade
  • Washington Denzels
  • 81.3 pts, 4-7
  • Weekly Grade

Hey, do they give trophies for effort? Nope, well then Washington Denzels won't be receiving a trophy for their performance against Figgy Pudding this season, losing yet again, 91.10 to 81.30. Washington Denzels isn't an easy win for Figgy Pudding, who has an average margin of victory of 7.77 points when they play. That's a lot thinner than their 20.92-point average margin of victory for the season. This week, Marcus Mariota was the difference, picking up 22.50 points. That's slightly higher than Blake Bortles, who led all players with 20.56 points the last time these teams met. If Washington Denzels didn't have both Julio Jones and Devontae Booker put up zeros, the outcome might have been different. Figgy Pudding is averaging 99.18 points against Washington Denzels and beat them 107.26 to 101.52 in Week 2.

Top Players

    • Le'Veon Bell
    • 26.10
    • Marcus Mariota
    • 22.50
    • Drew Brees
    • 16.40
    • Jamison Crowder
    • 16.20

Smooth Moves by Figgy Pudding

  • Reading this matchup recap is indicative of potential Toyota Hall of Famers. You're making Figgy Pudding look really good right now.
  • With 22.50 points, Marcus Mariota had the 10th-highest score in the league this week.
  • Sat T.J. Yeldon, who scored 3.20 points, fewer than any RB in the starting lineup.
  • Figgy Pudding was still able to pull out a win with only 2 of their 10 starters exceeding their projected points.
  • With 16.20 points, Jamison Crowder ranked third in the league in scoring among WRs this week.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Don't worry, Washington Denzels, the Toyota Hall of Fame says losing isn't contagious. But it is embarrassing. And you should be embarrassed.
  • Well, that's embarrassing. Left Kirk Cousins on the bench, where he ranked fifth in the league in scoring with 27.40 points.
  • This is how people lose everything in casinos. Washington Denzels thought their luck would change and went back to the well with Jordan Matthews. However, he scored 5.90 points against a projected 9.82 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • 2 of the 9 starters scored zero points for Washington Denzels.
  • Washington Denzels was not able to win even though only 4 of their 9 starters fell short of their projected point total.

What If

  • If Figgy Pudding played Washington Denzels every week, they'd be 7-4 this year.
  • Figgy Pudding would have beaten only two other teams besides Washington Denzels this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Washington Denzels, Figgy Pudding would be 4-5.
  • Figgy Pudding would be 62-37 if they played every team every week.
  • Washington Denzels would have lost to seven other teams besides Figgy Pudding this week.
  • Timing really is everything. Figgy Pudding would have lost to Washington Denzels 128.72 - 98.80 had they played each other last week.
  • Washington Denzels would be 5-4 if they played the same schedule as Figgy Pudding.
  • If they played every team every week, Washington Denzels would be 46-53.

Game Notes

  • Figgy Pudding won but failed to cover the 22.83-point spread, winning by 9.80 points.
  • Figgy Pudding has now won three games in a row.
  • Figgy Pudding took the W, even though Washington Denzels performed better against their scoring projection. Washington Denzels scored 95.6% of their 85.02 projected points, while Figgy Pudding recorded 84.5% of their 107.85-point projection.
  • Remember when they needed to remind Forrest Gump to STOP? Well, they may need to remind this group of runnings backs to GO. With 17.50 points, Figgy Pudding got the lowest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
  • Figgy Pudding is at the top of the standings. This is the fifth week this season that they have been in first place.
  • Figgy Pudding underachieved in the win, improving to 3-1 when failing to reach their projected points this season, while Washington Denzels falls to 2-6 when scoring below their projected points.
  • Washington Denzels ranked ninth in the league in scoring this week.
  • In the loss, Le'Veon Bell ranked sixth in the league in scoring with a season-high 26.10 points.
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