Beat the Brits (ID# 841251)

Harambes Heros Comes Back to Beat Figgy Pudding to Capture Second Place

Week 14

  • Harambes Heros
  • 85.92 pts, 8-6
  • Weekly Grade
  • Figgy Pudding
  • 79.82 pts, 9-5
  • Weekly Grade

Harambes Heros got 16.32 points from Tyrod Taylor and 16.10 from Jordy Nelson, taking down Figgy Pudding 85.92 to 79.82. Harambes Heros came into the Monday night game facing a 7.80-point deficit, but scored 13.90 for the comeback. Harambes Heros is playing with house money now after clinching a spot in the playoffs. This win served Figgy Pudding a cold dish of revenge after they won a Week 5 matchup, 123.56 to 93.64. Harambes Heros (8-6, 1,426.78 points) climbs into second place while Figgy Pudding (9-5, 1,494.96 points) stays in first place.

Top Players

    • Tyrod Taylor
    • 16.32
    • Latavius Murray
    • 16.30
    • Jordy Nelson
    • 16.10
    • Odell Beckham Jr.
    • 15.40

Smooth Moves by Harambes Heros

  • Outscoring your opponent is a sure-fire way to win each week. You can thank the Toyota Hall of Fame for that valuable insight.
  • Tyrod Taylor led a matchup in points scored for the first time this season (16.32).
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Jordy Nelson posterizing opponents. He had the fifth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 16.10 points.
  • LeGarrette Blount scored 13.90 points and beat his scoring projection by 111.6%, which led the matchup.
  • By scoring 11.90 points, Pierre Garcon beat his 8.11 projected points by 46.7%.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Some teams are destined to beat teams like Figgy Pudding and move on to Toyota Hall of Fame greatness. Ironically, you are included in that destiny, because you played yourself.
  • Harambes Heros had a better day at the QB position, topping Figgy Pudding 16.32 - 7.32.
  • Dan Bailey scored the fewest points on the team and scored below his projection for the fourth time this season with 1.00 point against a projected 12.66.
  • You've gotta hit rock button before you can start to rise. It was a season-low 4.20 points for Mike Evans this week. It was also a season-low for his performance versus projections, reaching only 29.5% of a projected point total of 14.23.
  • 6 of the 10 starters scored less than their projected points.

What If

  • If Harambes Heros played Figgy Pudding every week, they'd be 7-7 this year.
  • Besides Figgy Pudding, Harambes Heros would have beaten only two other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Harambes Heros would have defeated Figgy Pudding 110.34 - 83.86 had they played each other last week.
  • Harambes Heros would be 8-4 if they played the same schedule as Figgy Pudding.
  • Harambes Heros would be 69-57 if they played every team every week.
  • Figgy Pudding would have lost to seven other teams besides Harambes Heros this week.
  • Figgy Pudding would be 8-4 if they played the same schedule as Harambes Heros.
  • If they played every team every week, Figgy Pudding would be 73-53.

Game Notes

  • Harambes Heros put up their smallest winning point total of the year.
  • Harambes Heros covered the 3.18-point spread, winning by 6.10 points.
  • Despite being on the winning team, Matt Forte had a season-low 0.80 points against a projected 15.55 and has now underachieved in four 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, the New York Jets Defense scored 3.00 points against a projected 7.96 and has now underachieved in six straight games.
  • Cole Beasley did little to help Harambes Heros, underperforming versus projections for the third straight game with 4.10 points against a projected 6.54.
  • With the win, Harambes Heros remains undefeated in comeback games this season, improving to 6-0.
  • Figgy Pudding is in first place, the eighth week that they have sat atop the standings.
  • The 79.82 points put up by Figgy Pudding ranked ninth in the league this week.
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