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PurpleKnightsOnHorse Beats Real Deal to Move into Sixth Place

Week 11

  • PurpleKnightsOnHorse
  • 133 pts, 5-6
  • Weekly Grade
  • Real Deal
  • 107.52 pts, 8-3
  • Weekly Grade

PurpleKnightsOnHorse got the third-highest player point total in the league this week from Tom Brady (36.40), taking down Real Deal 133.00 to 107.52. This win was revenge for a Week 4 103.92 to 64.82 shellacking by Real Deal. Real Deal was led by the tag team of T.Y. Hilton, with 20.70 points, and Lamar Miller, who scored 19.30. PurpleKnightsOnHorse (5-6, 1,368.18 points) climbs into sixth place while Real Deal (8-3, 1,410.40 points) stays in first place.

Top Players

    • Tom Brady
    • 36.40
    • David Johnson
    • 35.00
    • T.Y. Hilton
    • 20.70
    • Lamar Miller
    • 19.30

Smooth Moves by PurpleKnightsOnHorse

  • The Toyota Hall of Fame would have its eyes on you for this week's win. But the Toyota Hall of Fame doesn't have eyes. Obviously.
  • Just call him Fred Flintstone, because he was toting the rock all day long. David Johnson had 35.00 points, the highest RB score of the week and the eighth-highest RB score in the league this season.
  • Expect to see some trade offers for Tom Brady. He ranked third in the league in scoring with 36.40 points.
  • Jamison Crowder, who was picked up by PurpleKnightsOnHorse, scored 19.20 points against a projected 12.51, topping his projection by 53.5%.
  • Frank Gore has now overachieved in five straight games after scoring 16.10 points against a projected 10.46.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Don't worry, Real Deal, the Toyota Hall of Fame says losing isn't contagious. But it is embarrassing. And you should be embarrassed.
  • The lowest score by a player for Real Deal this week was 3.00 points from the Philadephia Eagles Defense. The score was below their projected points of 9.14, which marks the fourth straight week where that has happened.
  • It was a beating at QB for Real Deal, as they were outscored 36.40 - 17.02 by PurpleKnightsOnHorse.
  • It's times like these when it's important to support your players when they're down. So move the mouse pointer away from the DROP button. Golden Tate scored a season-low 3.10 points, 19.3% of his projected 16.06, which is his lowest percentage of the year.
  • Of the 9 starters on Real Deal, 6 underperformed versus their projections.

What If

  • PurpleKnightsOnHorse would be 4-7 if they played Real Deal every week.
  • Besides Real Deal, PurpleKnightsOnHorse would have defeated six other teams this week.
  • PurpleKnightsOnHorse would be 6-3 if they played the same schedule as Real Deal.
  • PurpleKnightsOnHorse would be 44-55 if they played every team every week.
  • Real Deal would have lost to five other teams besides PurpleKnightsOnHorse this week.
  • Timing really is everything. PurpleKnightsOnHorse would have lost to Real Deal 137.08 - 124.44 had they played each other last week.
  • Real Deal would be 4-5 if they played the same schedule as PurpleKnightsOnHorse.
  • If they played every team every week, Real Deal would be 51-48.

Game Notes

  • Maybe the league is colluding against them. All three of the losses for Real Deal this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
  • Two of the starters for PurpleKnightsOnHorse scored higher than the leading scorer for Real Deal.
  • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Justin Tucker needs to step it up! He scored 6.00 points against a projected 10.11 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • It was the biggest loss of the season for Real Deal.
  • PurpleKnightsOnHorse got a combined 51.10 points from their RBs, the highest combined scoring output from the RB position for any team this week.
  • With a margin of victory of 25.48 points, PurpleKnightsOnHorse had the second-highest margin in the league this week.
  • Real Deal is in first place in the league for the fifth week this season.
  • PurpleKnightsOnHorse overachieved and improves to 5-2 when doing so, while Real Deal fell short of their projection. They are now 5-1 when scoring less than expected.
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