Alright boys another week in the books but before we get to that I want to give a shout out to my bada** colts team for not only knocking off the undefeated broncos but also allowing manning to score me enough points to snatch a victory. So on we go...
Diazsweedman 163.37 vs BDUBBS 143.30: Diazsweedman picked up their sixth win in as many matchups when they beat BDUBBS 163.37 - 143.30 in a Sunday night comeback. In the process, they also logged the highest score this week. They've moved from sixth place to take the top spot since the beginning of the streak in Week 2. They're doing it by scoring a lot of points and they own the highest overall point total in the league, averaging 161.66 points per matchup. BDUBBS goes to 3-4 and slides to sixth place. Diazsweedman has not lost since Week 1.
•All four of the losses for BDUBBS this season have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
•The 163.37 points scored by Diazsweedman was the highest in the league this week and the eighth-highest in the league this season.
•Diazsweedman has won six straight games, the longest current winning streak in the league.
•BDUBBS scored 143.30 points and lost. It is the seventh-highest losing score in the league this season.
•Diazsweedman got a combined 67.70 points from their WRs, their highest combined scoring output from the WR position this season.
•In comeback games this season, Diazsweedman is now 2-1, including wins in their last two such matchups.
•With a margin of victory of 20.07 points, Diazsweedman had the second-highest margin in the league this week.
•Diazsweedman is in first place, the third week that they have sat atop the standings.
Rbf8489 126.20 vs OJR 117.03: Rbf8489 got the highest player score of the week from Calvin Johnson (36.50) to beat OJR 126.20 - 117.03. Rbf8489 met expectations and scored 2.6% more points than projected (122.96). OJR got just 90.0% of a projected 130.07 points. Russell Wilson led OJR with 24.73 points while Jarrett Boykin racked up 24.30. OJR got zero points from Miles Austin, which might have made the difference in the outcome. Rbf8489 (2-5, 878.16 points) inches up to eighth place while OJR (2-5, 869.90 points) sinks into ninth place.
•Of the losses OJR has had, three were against opponents who topped their season scoring average that week.
•With the win, Rbf8489 snapped their four-game losing streak.
•The RBs on OJR collectively had their worst week of the season with only 28.40 points.
•The RBs on Rbf8489 collectively had their best week of the season with 32.60 points.
•Rbf8489 beat OJR at the top, with two of their starters outscoring the leading point-getter for OJR.
•Rbf8489 is leveraging their draft well. This week they got 95.2% of their points from players they drafted.
•Rbf8489 overachieved and improves to 2-2 when doing so, while OJR fell short of their projection. They are now 1-4 when scoring less than expected.
•OJR could not close out the win even with the help of Jarrett Boykin, who scored 24.30 points, the sixth-highest score among all WRs in the league for the week.
TFK 101.63 vs doonerthesooner 92.60: TFK (5-2, 1,002.50 points) came back from a 2.87-point deficit on Sunday night to beat doonerthesooner 101.63 - 92.60, despite finishing with just the ninth-highest point total in the league this week. TFK got quite lucky, winning while putting up just 71.0% of their 143.21-point season average. The matchup was painful for doonerthesooner (2-5, 820.08 points), who not only lost, but also ended up dead last in the league in points. Jamaal Charles was the leading scorer for TFK this week with 19.30 points.
•The bottom two scoring teams in the league this week were in this matchup.
•This is the third game in a row where TFK has failed to reach their projected points.
•It was the lowest score of the season for doonerthesooner. Their 92.60 points were also last in the league in scoring for the week.
•doonerthesooner has the longest current losing streak in the league, having lost five straight games.
•TFK won by scoring 101.63 points, the lowest winning score in the league this season. •At 9.03 points, the margin of victory was the tightest of the week.
•TFK got a combined 33.60 points from their WRs, their lowest combined scoring output from the WR position this season.
•After scoring 14.00 points against a projected 7.15, the San Francisco 49ers Defense has now exceeded their projection in four straight weeks.
JACardin 161.77 vs MMA Boss 126.80: JACardin got the second-highest point total in the league this week and took down MMA Boss 161.77 - 126.80. MMA Boss has had a bad run and is on a three-game losing streak. MMA Boss was led by Matt Forte with 30.90 points and Rob Gronkowski who scored 19.40. JACardin (5-2, 919.40 points) climbs into second place while MMA Boss (2-5, 970.40 points) stays in seventh place.
•Luck has not been with MMA Boss, as three of their five losses have come when their opponent scores higher than their season average.
•MMA Boss scored 126.80 points against a projected 150.81 and underachieved for the fifth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row.
•The margin of victory of 34.97 points was the largest in the league this week and the biggest of the season for JACardin.
•This was the second time this season that MMA Boss lost by the week's biggest margin.
•The RBs on JACardin collectively had their best week of the season with 54.20 points.
•The WRs on MMA Boss collectively had their worst week of the season with only 26.30 points.
•Victor Cruz did little to help JACardin, underperforming versus projections for the third straight game with 10.00 points against a projected 18.12.
•MMA Boss has now lost three games in a row.
pballinboxer 123.27 vs LetsTalkMMA 110.03: pballinboxer benefited from the second-highest point total in the league this week from Vincent Jackson on the way to their third straight win when they defeated LetsTalkMMA 123.27 - 110.03. The streak, which has provided big momentum for pballinboxer, has allowed them to move up from ninth place in Week 5 to fifth place now. LetsTalkMMA goes to 4-3 and slides to fourth place. pballinboxer has now beaten Rbf8489 (132.17 - 109.93) and MMA Boss (142.27 - 138.20).
•Despite being on the winning team, Trent Richardson had a season-low 1.70 points against a projected 13.17 and has now underachieved in every game this season.
•The 123.27 points by pballinboxer was their lowest winning score of the season.
•pballinboxer underachieved for the fifth time this season, including the last three weeks in a row, scoring 123.27 points against a projected 142.51 this week.
•pballinboxer did not cover the 14.27-point spread, winning by 13.24 points.
•LetsTalkMMA got their lowest combined scoring output from the RB position this season with only 8.80 points this week.
•Antonio Gates scored 9.10 points against a projected 15.38 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
•With 75.30 points, pballinboxer got the highest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
•pballinboxer has now won three straight games.
Best Players of the Week:
Carolina Panthers Def-20 points
Biggest Bench Stash of the Week:
JACardin had this one with A.Luck on the bench scoring 34.5 unused points.
JACardin had the biggest point margin this week with a 34.97 point victory.
TFK had the smallest margin beating dooner by just 9.03 points.
We also had five teams win this week.
Next Week's Matchups:
Diazsweedman (6-1 1st place) vs LetsTalkMMA (4-3 4th place)
Rbf8489 (2-5 8th place) vs doonerthesooner (2-5 10th place)
TFK (5-2 3rd place) vs BDUBBS (3-4 6th place)
JACardin (5-2 2nd place) vs OJR (2-5 9th place)
pballinboxer (4-3 5th place) vs MMA Boss (2-5 7th place)
So there you have it get your lineups set and be prepared to go all out in the second half of the season because there's still plenty o time to make the playoffs.