Fantasy Football Week 9 Automated Insights Recap

Overachievers 

  • Steven Hauschka scored 11.00 points against a projected 8.02 and has now overachieved in five straight games.
  • Dwayne Allen has now overachieved in three straight games after scoring 10.40 points against a projected 5.95.
  • Stephen Gostkowski has now overachieved in five straight games after scoring 15.00 points against a projected 8.67.
  • Reggie Wayne overachieved by 53.1%, scoring 11.50 points against a projected 7.51.

Underachievers

  • Frank Gore scored 3.40 points against a projected 7.08 and has now underachieved in four straight games.
  • Cam Newton scored 12.17 points against a projected 20.51 and has now underachieved in three straight games.
  • Ben Tate scored 3.60 points against a projected 10.76 and has now underachieved in three 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, Steve Smith Sr scored 4.30 points against a projected 7.68 and has now underachieved in three straight games.

High's

  • The Seattle Seahawks Defense scored a season-high 13.00 points.
  • Mark Ingram had the fourth-highest RB score in the league this week with 19.00 points.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just Julian Edelman posterizing opponents. He had the third-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 20.95 points.
  • DeSean Jackson scored 14.00 points, the seventh-highest WR score in the league this week.
  • The 12.20 points scored by Denard Robinson was the ninth-highest score of any RB in the league this week.
  • There are rumors that the military wants to model a new all-terrain vehicle based off of Ronnie Hillman. He had the fifth-highest score among RBs in the league this week with 18.65 points.
  • With 11.35 points, Travis Kelce had the fifth-highest score of any TE in the league this week.
  • Tom Brady had 37.36 points, the second-highest QB score of the week and the eighth-highest QB score in the league this season.
  • Arian Foster scored 12.95 points, the eighth-highest RB score in the league this week.
  • The 19.00 points scored by Adam Vinatieri was the highest K score of the week and is the third-highest K score in the league this season.
  • Jimmy Graham had the second-highest TE score in the league this week with 13.65 points.
  • Andrew Luck scored 35.83 points, the third-highest score in the league this week.
  • Not quite the best, but pretty darn good. Marshawn Lynch had the third-highest RB score of the week and the eighth-highest RB score in the league this season with 21.65 points.
  • Look, there in the sky. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just DeAndre Hopkins posterizing opponents. He had the sixth-highest score of any WR in the league this week with 14.75 points.
  • With 29.91 points, Peyton Manning ranked fifth in the league in scoring this week and had the fifth-highest score of any player on Molly's Business this season.
  • Just call him Fred Flintstone, because he was toting the rock all day long. Matt Asiata had 24.85 points, the highest RB score of the week and the third-highest RB score in the league this season.

Low’s

  • Nick Foles had season-lows in both points scored and in scoring only 43.1% of his projected point total.
  • Lorenzo Taliaferro scored below his 4.45-point projection with 2.25 points.
  • Gotta hit rock button before you can start to rise. It was a season-low 4.00 points for Dan Bailey this week. It was also a season-low for his performance versus projections, reaching only 49.1% of a projected point total of 8.14.
  • Miles Austin scored below his 5.62-point projection with 4.20 points.
  • Graham Gano had a season-low 4.00 points and falling short of his projection for the fourth time this season.
  • Washington Redskins Defense scored below their 8.31-point projection with 1.00 point.
  • Tell Marques Colston to go to a nice restaurant, maybe grab a milk shake, or even take a bubble bath. Because he should forget about this performance. Marques Colston scored a season-low 3.30 points, only 50.5% of his 6.53-point projection, his lowest percentage of the season.
  • Philip Rivers scored a season-low 0.91 points, just 3.9% of a projected 23.55, his lowest percentage of the season.
  • Jared Cook scored below his projected points of 6.34, which marks the fifth straight week where that has happened.
  • A heated blanket would be a great gift for Chandler Catanzaro during this cold streak. He scored below his projection in three straight games after scoring 4.00 points against a projected 6.71 this week.
  • Shayne Graham scored below his 8.38-point projection with 4.00 points.
  • Branden Oliver scored 1.80 points and has now scored below his projection in three straight weeks.
  • Not going to name names, but some people here aren't pulling their weight. Forget it, Brandon McManus needs to step it up! He scored 1.00 point against a projected 7.62 in the win, and has now scored below his projection in three straight games.
  • Jonathan Stewart had a season-low 2.30 points against a projected 6.09 and has now underachieved in four straight games.

Misc.

  • Eric Decker beat his projected point total by 110.3%
  • Coby Fleener scored 11.85 points, exceeding his scoring projection by 125.3%
  • Coaches always preach that projections go out the window when the ball is kicked off. Martavis Bryant was a true testament to this, scoring 167.7% of his projected score.
  • Austin Davis has now failed to reach his projection for four straight games. This week he scored 9.05 points versus a projected 19.67.
  • Rob Gronkowski had the most points of any TE in the league this week with 15.75.
  • With 11.00 points versus a projected 6.94, the Arizona Cardinals Defense exceeded their scoring projection by 58.5%.
  • After scoring 6.10 points against a projected 4.28, Kenny Stills has now exceeded his projection in three straight weeks.
  • With 24.04 points, Drew Brees ranked 10th in the league in scoring.
  • Jeremy Hill bested his expected 11.71-point total by putting up 23.15 points.
  • The 11.15 points scored by Torrey Smith outpaced his 6.73-point scoring projection by 65.7%.
  • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Mohamed Sanu have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked 10th in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 13.20 points.
  • The 12.55 points scored by Emmanuel Sanders outpaced his 9.66-point scoring projection by 29.9%.
  • With 4.50 points against a projected 7.82, Cecil Shorts III did not meet his projection for the third straight game.
  • Brandon Weeden scored 12.76 points against his projected 16.68.
  • Charles Clay beat his scoring projection with 11.75 points against a projected 5.21.
  • By scoring 11.65 points, Brandon LaFell beat his 8.35 projected points by 39.5%.
  • The Dallas Cowboys Defense scored 9.00 points and beat their scoring projection by 64.5%
  • With 27.58 points, Eli Manning ranked sixth in the league in scoring.
  • Bobby Rainey underperforming versus projections for the third straight game with 6.55 points against a projected 8.29.
  • Jerick McKinnon fell short of his scoring projection with 4.90 points, just 54.9% of his projected 8.92.
  • All that glitters is not gold. Picked up Shaun Suisham, who scored 5.00 points against his projected 8.52.
  • By scoring 8.00 points, the Pittsburgh Steelers Defense beat their 4.46 projected points by 79.4%.
  • With 21.70 points, Mike Evans ranked second in the league in scoring among WRs this week.
  • Ben Roethlisberger had the third-most points in the league this season with 41.35, leading the league in points for the week.
  • The 8.00 points scored by the Cincinnati Bengals Defense fell short of their 10.08-point projection, the fifth straight game where that has happened.
  • What do Apache helicopters, F-117 Nighthawks and Antonio Brown have in common? They are all dangerous aerial weapons. He ranked fourth in the league in scoring among WRs this week with 18.70 points.

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