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tappingthatass Gets Thrilling Late Stunner over Team 8, Pushes Them from First Place

Week 11

  • tappingthatass
  • 98.68 pts, 6-5
  • Weekly Grade
  • Team 8
  • 96.04 pts, 8-3
  • Weekly Grade

tappingthatass (sixth place, 6-5, 915.32 points) pushes Team 8 (8-3, 1,195.00 points) closer to the dustbin of history and out of the top spot in the league after edging them 98.68 to 96.04. Beating a 13.36-point spread, they overcame a 22.06-point deficit on Monday night, and came away with the second-highest point total in the league this week. tappingthatass (6-5) sits just two games back of Team 8 (8-3), but point totals show a much bigger gap, 1,195.00 to 915.32. A win is a win, but this one tastes just a bit sweeter for tappingthatass who gets revenge for an 83.12 to 81.86 close loss to Team 8 in Week 2.

Top Players

    • Aaron Rodgers
    • 29.34
    • Russell Wilson
    • 24.28
    • Jamison Crowder
    • 16.20
    • Doug Baldwin
    • 15.00

Smooth Moves by tappingthatass

  • If this were a dream sequence, you'd hear a deep voice announce, "tappingthatass, the Toyota Hall of Famer." But it's not.
  • Coaches always preach that projections go out the window when the ball is kicked off. Jamison Crowder was a true testament to this, scoring 98.2% of his projected score, the highest percentage among the two teams.
  • When is Russell Wilson going to get some respect from the projections? He ranked seventh in the league in scoring with 24.28 points against a projected 18.33 and has now overachieved in three straight games.
  • Todd Gurley put the team on his back with 13.60 points, the sixth-highest score among RBs in the league this week.
  • Those were the projections? We thought that was the starting point. 5 of the 9 starters on tappingthatass exceeded their projected points.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Some teams are destined to beat teams like Team 8 and move on to Toyota Hall of Fame greatness. Ironically, you are included in that destiny, because you played yourself.
  • Michael Crabtree was last in the matchup in scoring and achieved only 6.4% of his projected point total, his lowest percentage of the season.
  • 6 of the 9 starters scored less than their projected points.
  • With 4.60 points versus a projected 12.55, Odell Beckham Jr. scored only 36.6% of his projected point total.
  • Both of the starting RBs scored below their projected points.

What If

  • If tappingthatass played Team 8 every week, they'd be 4-7 this year.
  • tappingthatass would have beaten seven other teams besides Team 8 this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Team 8, tappingthatass would be 4-5.
  • If tappingthatass had played every team in the league each week, they would be 45-54.
  • In addition to tappingthatass, Team 8 would have lost to just one other team this week.
  • Timing really is everything. tappingthatass would have lost to Team 8 158.14 - 59.06 had they played each other last week.
  • If they played the same schedule as tappingthatass, Team 8 would be 6-3.
  • If they played every team every week, Team 8 would be 64-35.

Game Notes

  • While playing for the losing team, Aaron Rodgers led the league in scoring with 29.34 points against a projected 20.27 and has now beaten his projection in five straight games.
  • Hey, I'm sure tappingthatass appreciates the tough competition. In the loss, Team 8 had the sixth-highest losing score in the league this season with 96.04 points.
  • The margin of victory of 2.64 points was the smallest in the league this week.
  • The loss snapped a four-game win streak by Team 8.
  • tappingthatass improves to 1-1 in close games this season.
  • In games that are close, Team 8 is now 1-2, including losses in their last two such matchups.
  • The 98.68 points scored by tappingthatass ranked second in the league this week.
  • In the loss, Doug Baldwin had the fourth-highest WR score in the league this week with 15.00 points.
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