Fantasy Football 2013: week 2


One win, one loss.  The season is young…right?

[For the record, my teams are Half Measure and Flippy Flop.]

Half Measure Snatches Win from POWERS

Half Measure (1-1) 173.80
POWERS (1-1) 125.35
Half Measure (1-1, 308.85 points) defeated POWERS (1-1, 314.45 points) 173.80 – 125.35, putting up the second-highest score this week. Half Measure took the early lead, up 108.90 – 69.65 after the first set of Sunday games. After the late Sunday games, they lost that lead and fell behind 125.35 – 118.90. Sunday night came to an end with Half Measure on top, where they would remain.

Smooth Moves by Half Measure

  • With 53.00 points, the Seattle Seahawks Defense had the fourth-highest score in the league this week.
  • With 40.10 points, Robert Griffin III ranked eighth in the league in scoring.
  • Even with two starters scoring zero points, Half Measure was still able to win.
  • Devin Hester scored 34.90 points to beat his projected point total by 474.0%, which led the matchup.
  • With 15.00 points versus a projected 11.51, Blair Walsh exceeded his scoring projection by 30.3%.

Game Notes

  • Half Measure had three starters who scored more points than the highest-scoring starter for POWERS.
  • Half Measure had the second-highest point total in the league this week.
  • With a margin of victory of 48.45 points, Half Measure had the second-highest margin in the league this week.
  • Despite being on the winning team, Anquan Boldin scored only 1.90 points against his projected 10.52.

Desert Destroyers Beats Flippy Flop

Desert Destroyers (2-0) 152.75
Flippy Flop (0-2) 139.15
Desert Destroyers got past Flippy Flop 152.75 – 139.15 led by the San Francisco 49ers Defense who registered 21.90 points and Peyton Manning who scored 21.05. Both sides fell short of hitting their projections, but Desert Destroyers scored 83.8% of a projected 182.22 points to pick up the win. Flippy Flop couldn’t capitalize on an increase in scoring compared to last week’s 136.20 – 102.75 loss against Falcons. Desert Destroyers started two players with zero points while Flippy Flop also served up two goose eggs, meaning both teams left points off the scoreboard. Desert Destroyers (2-0, 334.25 points) moves into second place and Flippy Flop (0-2, 241.90 points) stays in last place.

Missed Opportunities by Flippy Flop

  • Fred Davis was last in the matchup in scoring with 0.40 points.
  • Flippy Flop was faced with 2 starters coming up empty in points.
  • Flippy Flop could have used more points from the TE position, where Desert Destroyers beat them 10.10 – 0.40.
  • Flippy Flop had 8 of their 18 starters fall short of their projected point total.
  • The 1.10 points scored by Eddie Lacy was just 9.0% of his 12.23-point projection.

Game Notes

  • The 13.60-point win by Desert Destroyers failed to cover the 32.49-point spread.
  • Desert Destroyers won even though Flippy Flop performed better against their scoring projection. Flippy Flop scored 92.9% of their 149.73 projected points, while Desert Destroyers recorded 83.8% of their 182.22-point projection.
  • Flippy Flop got a combined 40.40 points from their WRs, the highest combined scoring output from the WR position for any team this week.
  • Desert Destroyers was able to win despite putting up the smallest point total of any winning team in the league this week.
  • In the loss, Calvin Johnson had the third-highest WR score in the league this week with 23.20 points.
  • Even in the loss, the 16.00 points scored by Darren McFadden was the sixth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
  • Adam Jones was a bright spot in the loss, scoring 15.30 points and beating his projected point total by a league-leading 466.7%.

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