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Fantasy Football 2019 – Week 12

Is it just me or did the Eagles get booed more in Philly than they would have in Seattle? Philly fans are rough. The Seahawks defense caused a lot of those bad plays that earned boos from the crowd. It was fun to see the turnovers being generated on a day when the offense wasn’t fully clicking. Well, it wasn’t clicking except for a great game from Penny. I keep hearing that Carson is the future and it’s ok to fumble a lot because he’s so good but … really? He has 6 fumbles this year. That’s enough for 12th worst in the NFL and he’s the only running back in the top 24 (all others are QBs).

After the dust settled in our league, Tim had beaten Luke to keep the Scherschel brothers in a tie with Tim edging Luke out slightly in total points. Logan lost to my dad to stay in that three way tie for 2nd. Tyler is on top after beating Andy. Looking at the records, point totals, and schedule, I think Tyler, Tim and Luke are pretty much a lock for the playoffs. Logan has the best odds of taking that 4th spot, but if Andy beats him this week then that gets a little more interesting. Only two weeks left in our regular season. Tim is going to be hard to stop with Lamar Jackson leading the way.

The power rankings have me up in 2nd despite my almost complete lack of a chance to make the playoffs and look who popped up into 4th! Our league standings are really odd this year when you look at points for/against.

1. Tim (Beer-me) +1
2. Ben (Kool Aid Kid) +1
3. Luke (Helmetheads) -2
4. Nick (Insert Creative Name) +1

On to the weekly awards…

This Week This Season All Time
Highest Team Score Tim had 138.49 Luke had 202.63 (Week 5) Luke had 202.63 (2019)
Lowest Team Score Logan had 90.85 Dad had 73.66 (Week 10) Andy had 41.29 (2015)
Biggest Blowout Tim beat Luke by 36.82 Luke beat Tyler by 71.46 (Week 10) Luke beat Andy by 113.02 (2010)
Closest Win Dad beat Logan by 13.51 Logan beat Tim by 0.41 (Week 11) Tyler beat Nick by 0.01 (2018)
Longest Active Winning Streak Dad has a 2 game winning streak Luke has a 5 game winning streak (Week 5) Micah (2011) and Ben (2015) had 8 game winning streaks
Longest Active Losing Streak Andy has a 2 game losing streak Nick has a 6 game losing streak (Week 6) Kyle had a 14 game losing streak (2011)
Highest Scoring Player Lamar Jackson had 46.26 for Tim Aaron Rodgers had 53.76 on Ben’s bench (Week 7) Drew Brees had 60.54 on Tim’s bench (2015)
Lowest winning score Dad beat Logan with 104.36 Tyler beat Nick with 92.63 (Week 4) Tim beat Jim with 79.34 (2015)
Highest losing score Nick lost with 110.26 Tim lost to Luke with 169.11 (Week 5) Tim lost to Luke with 169.11 (2019)

Fantasy Football 2019 – Week 11 – Update

Remember the close game between Logan and Tim? Tim won by only 0.29 points. For the first time in Studio711 league history, a stat correction has changed the outcome of a game! Lamar Jackson had a stat correction which removed 7 yards from his rushing total. That means Tim lost 0.7 points and fell behind Logan. Ouch.

Luke, Logan and Tyler are now tied for the best record. This also changed quite a few of our stats. Updates are in italics.

 

This Week This Season All Time
Highest Team Score Logan had 130.55 Luke had 202.63 (Week 5) Luke had 202.63 (2019)
Lowest Team Score Andy had 87.48 Dad had 73.66 (Week 10) Andy had 41.29 (2015)
Biggest Blowout Nick beat Tyler by 34.19 Luke beat Tyler by 71.46 (Week 10) Luke beat Andy by 113.02 (2010)
Closest Win Logan beat Tim by 0.41 Was: Andy beat Tyler by 0.56 (Week 5) Tyler beat Nick by 0.01 (2018)
Longest Active Winning Streak Luke and Tim have 2 game winning streaks Luke has a 5 game winning streak (Week 5) Micah (2011) and Ben (2015) had 8 game winning streaks
Longest Active Losing Streak Tyler has a 2 game losing streak Nick has a 6 game losing streak (Week 6) Kyle had a 14 game losing streak (2011)
Highest Scoring Player Lamar Jackson had 40.78 for Tim Aaron Rodgers had 53.76 on Ben’s bench (Week 7) Drew Brees had 60.54 on Tim’s bench (2015)
Lowest winning score Dad won with 105.07 Tyler beat Nick with 92.63 (Week 4) Tim beat Jim with 79.34 (2015)
Highest losing score Logan lost with 130.55 Tim lost to Luke with 169.11 (Week 5) Tim lost to Luke with 169.11 (2019)

Fantasy Football 2019 – Week 11

UPDATE: https://www.studio711.com/fantasy-football-2019-week-11-update/

There wasn’t a game for the Seahawks this week so hopefully they’ll come back rested and ready for their trip to Philadelphia.

Our league had plenty of drama though. There were so many upsets and shakeups in the standings! Most notably, 8th place Nick crushed 1st place Tyler. Dad beat Andy and Tim beat Logan by less than a point. I’m the only one who didn’t flip the tables on the standings as Luke beat me. After the dust settled, Luke, Tim and Tyler are tied for first. Logan and Andy are tied for 4th. There are only three games left in our regular season and it’s hard to guess how this is going to end! Next week’s key matchup is Luke vs. Tim as the brothers battle for potential sole possession of first place.

No change at the top of our power rankings:

1. Luke (Helmetheads)
2. Tim (Beer-me)
3. Ben (Kool Aid Kid)
4. Logan (Goat Roapers) +3

On to the weekly awards…

This Week This Season All Time
Highest Team Score Tim had 130.84 Luke had 202.63 (Week 5) Luke had 202.63 (2019)
Lowest Team Score Andy had 87.48 Dad had 73.66 (Week 10) Andy had 41.29 (2015)
Biggest Blowout Nick beat Tyler by 34.19 Luke beat Tyler by 71.46 (Week 10) Luke beat Andy by 113.02 (2010)
Closest Win Tim beat Logan by 0.29 Was: Andy beat Tyler by 0.56 (Week 5) Tyler beat Nick by 0.01 (2018)
Longest Active Winning Streak Luke and Tim have 2 game winning streaks Luke has a 5 game winning streak (Week 5) Micah (2011) and Ben (2015) had 8 game winning streaks
Longest Active Losing Streak Logan has a 3 game losing streak Nick has a 6 game losing streak (Week 6) Kyle had a 14 game losing streak (2011)
Highest Scoring Player Lamar Jackson had 41.48 for Tim Aaron Rodgers had 53.76 on Ben’s bench (Week 7) Drew Brees had 60.54 on Tim’s bench (2015)
Lowest winning score Dad won with 105.07 Tyler beat Nick with 92.63 (Week 4) Tim beat Jim with 79.34 (2015)
Highest losing score Logan lost with 130.55 Tim lost to Luke with 169.11 (Week 5) Tim lost to Luke with 169.11 (2019)

Fantasy Football 2019 – Week 10

What a game! The Seahawks and 49ers took it down to the closing seconds of overtime and with a dud of a tie looming, Myers came through with a big kick to win the game (after he had previously had a big go-ahead kick in the 4th quarter.) It was nice to see him kicking well after a rough time last week. There was plenty of stuff to add to the Wilson MVP highlight reel too.

In our league, Tim, Luke and Andy are tied for 3rd place and they all won, pulling Logan back into the massive tie for second. Next week’s big matchup is Tim vs Logan which will break up that logjam a bit.

With another huge point total, Luke jumps two spots up to the top of the power rankings. I also make an appearance since my point total is pretty high but I’m going to struggle to make the playoffs with my record. Help help, I’m being repressed!

1. Luke (Helmetheads) +2
2. Tim (Beer-me) -1
3. Ben (Kool Aid Kid) +2
4. Andy (RAAAWWWRRRRR!!!) -2

On to the weekly awards…

This Week This Season All Time
Highest Team Score Luke had 160.62 Luke had 202.63 (Week 5) Luke had 202.63 (2019)
Lowest Team Score Dad had 73.66 Was: Andy had 79.13 (Week 6) Andy had 41.29 (2015)
Biggest Blowout Luke beat Tyler by 71.46 Was: Logan beat Andy by 66 (Week 6) Luke beat Andy by 113.02 (2010)
Closest Win Andy beat Nick by 12.67 Andy beat Tyler by 0.56 (Week 5) Tyler beat Nick by 0.01 (2018)
Longest Active Winning Streak Andy has a 3 game winning streak Luke has a 5 game winning streak (Week 5) Micah (2011) and Ben (2015) had 8 game winning streaks
Longest Active Losing Streak Logan has a 2 game losing streak Nick has a 6 game losing streak (Week 6) Kyle had a 14 game losing streak (2011)
Highest Scoring Player Lamar Jackson had 39.42 for Tim Aaron Rodgers had 53.76 on Ben’s bench (Week 7) Drew Brees had 60.54 on Tim’s bench (2015)
Lowest winning score Andy won with 98.31 Tyler beat Nick with 92.63 (Week 4) Tim beat Jim with 79.34 (2015)
Highest losing score Logan lost with 105.22 Tim lost to Luke with 169.11 (Week 5) Tim lost to Luke with 169.11 (2019)

Fantasy Football 2019 – Week 9

It was fun to watch the Seahawks pull out a close game despite Wilson having to win the game for them multiple times before he could finally do it without the kicker involved. It sure is fun watching Wilson and Lockett work together though!

We only have 5 weeks left in our league and we’re probably not too far away from the first team clinching playoff berth. Tyler, Logan, Tim and Luke have been in the top half all season but Tyler and Luke have swapped places with Tyler winning four in a row and Luke losing four in a row. Luke and Tim are still crushing the rest of us in terms of point totals but they’re stuck in a tie for third. Other than those two, the point totals are more even this year than I remember them being in the past. Let’s see what happens in week 10 as we pretty much half the top half of the league take on the bottom half of the league. Who’s ready for an upset?

Tim keeps his top spot in the power rankings this week, but the big mover is Andy who jumped up four spots!

1. Tim (Beer-me)
2. Andy (RAAAWWWRRRRR!!!) +4
3. Luke (Helmetheads) -1
4. Tyler (Krazy Kanuck) -1

On to the weekly awards…

This Week This Season All Time
Highest Team Score Andy had 151.25 Luke had 202.63 (Week 5) Luke had 202.63 (2019)
Lowest Team Score Logan had 91.99 Andy had 79.13 (Week 6) Andy had 41.29 (2015)
Biggest Blowout Tyler beat Logan by 31.06 Logan beat Andy by 66 (Week 6) Luke beat Andy by 113.02 (2010)
Closest Win Dad beat Ben by 8.42 Andy beat Tyler by 0.56 (Week 5) Tyler beat Nick by 0.01 (2018)
Longest Active Winning Streak Tyler has a 4 game winning streak Luke has a 5 game winning streak (Week 5) Micah (2011) and Ben (2015) had 8 game winning streaks
Longest Active Losing Streak Luke has a 4 game losing streak Nick has a 6 game losing streak (Week 6) Kyle had a 14 game losing streak (2011)
Highest Scoring Player Russell Wilson had 49.22 for Andy Aaron Rodgers had 53.76 on Ben’s bench (Week 7) Drew Brees had 60.54 on Tim’s bench (2015)
Lowest winning score Tyler won with 123.05 Tyler beat Nick with 92.63 (Week 4) Tim beat Jim with 79.34 (2015)
Highest losing score Tim lost with 128.55 Tim lost to Luke with 169.11 (Week 5) Tim lost to Luke with 169.11 (2019)

Fantasy Football 2019 – Week 8

The Seahawks logged another win to move to 6-2, but those pesky 49ers are still undefeated. Football Outsiders says that the 49ers have an 86% chance of winning the division and the Seahawks have a 43% chance of winning the wild card. (Minnesota and Phildelphia have similar wild card chances.) As for the Super Bowl, the best odds are that it will be New England vs the 49ers or the Saints. Don’t worry, they say there’s only a 4% chance that the 49ers will go undefeated…

Our league rebounded from our lowest scoring week of the season to the highest scoring week of the season. Our low score this week would have easily beaten everyone (except Tyler) last week. Logan is getting hot as we move through the middle of the season. His 4 game win streak has him in a tie for first. Luke and Tim still have huge point totals but they’re a game behind in 3rd. After next week we’ll have someone in sole possession of first place because Logan and Tyler are facing off. Only 6 weeks left until the playoffs!

Tim might be hanging out down in 4th place in the standings but the power rankings say he’s the toughest opponent right now.

1. Tim (Beer-me) +1
2. Luke (Helmetheads) -1
3. Tyler (Krazy Kanuck)
4. Logan (Goat Roapers) -1

On to the weekly awards… but wait… there are two new awards this time! I went back through all the data since 2007 and dug up the “Lowest winning score” and “Highest losing score”. Interestingly Tim holds the all time records for both ends of that stat.

This Week This Season All Time
Highest Team Score Tim had 171.35 Luke had 202.63 (Week 5) Luke had 202.63 (2019)
Lowest Team Score Dad had 115.77 Andy had 79.13 (Week 6) Andy had 41.29 (2015)
Biggest Blowout Tim beat Ben by 35.95 Logan beat Andy by 66 (Week 6) Luke beat Andy by 113.02 (2010)
Closest Win Tyler beat Dad by 0.42 Andy beat Tyler by 0.56 (Week 5) Tyler beat Nick by 0.01 (2018)
Longest Active Winning Streak Logan has a 4 game winning streak. Luke has a 5 game winning streak (Week 5) Micah (2011) and Ben (2015) had 8 game winning streaks
Longest Active Losing Streak Luke has a 3 game losing streak. Nick has a 6 game losing streak (Week 6) Kyle had a 14 game losing streak (2011)
Highest Scoring Player Aaron Jones had 38.10 for Andy Aaron Rodgers had 53.76 on Ben’s bench (Week 7) Drew Brees had 60.54 on Tim’s bench (2015)
Lowest winning score Tyler beat Dad with 116.19 Tyler beat Nick with 92.63 (Week 4) Tim beat Jim with 79.34 (2015)
Highest losing score Dad lost to Tyler with 115.77 Tim lost to Luke with 169.11 (Week 5) Tim lost to Luke with 169.11 (2019)

Fantasy Football 2019 – Week 7

The Seahawks couldn’t handle Lamar Jackson. He looked like a younger Russell Wilson. It kind of makes you wonder why Russell isn’t getting 100 yard rushing games anymore. The last one he had was 2014. He’s had four of them and now Lamar Jackson has had four as well. The next couple weeks look pretty easy against the Falcons and and the Buccaneers, but then come the improbably undefeated 49ers. What’s going on with that!? Can we just pretend it’s not happening and it will go away? I can’t handle Sherman smug face.

The times were lean in our league with the average score barely topping 100. There were a lot of important matchups though and even though Tyler was the only one with a respectable score, we still record the wins and losses. Logan took down first place Luke for a share of the lead and Tyler is tied for the lead as well after beating Tim. I beat Andy and Nick got his first win of the season against Dad. I’d like to point out two things:

  • The Scherschel brothers have the two highest point totals in the league and they have ONE ROSTER MOVE between them. How is that possible?
  • Tyler’s New England defense now ranks #9 among all players in our league for most points scored. The New England defense has more points than Tom Brady!

Luke is still on top of the power rankings as we head into week 8:

1. Luke (Helmetheads)
2. Tim (Beer-me)
3. Tyler (Krazy Kanuck) +1
4. Logan (Goat Roapers) -1

On to the weekly awards…

This Week This Season All Time
Highest Team Score Tyler had 132.79 Luke had 202.63 (Week 5) Luke had 202.63 (2019)
Lowest Team Score Andy had 70.80 Andy had 79.13 (Week 6) Andy had 41.29 (2015)
Biggest Blowout Ben beat Andy by 31.52 Logan beat Andy by 66 (Week 6) Luke beat Andy by 113.02 (2010)
Closest Win Logan beat Luke by 7.46 Andy beat Tyler by 0.56 (Week 5) Tyler beat Nick by 0.01 (2018)
Longest Active Winning Streak Logan has a 3 game winning streak Luke has a 5 game winning streak (Week 5) Micah (2011) and Ben (2015) had 8 game winning streaks
Longest Active Losing Streak Andy has a 2 game losing streak Nick has a 6 game losing streak (Week 6) Kyle had a 14 game losing streak (2011)
Highest Scoring Player Aaron Rodgers had 53.76 on Ben’s bench Deshaun Watson had 51.74 for Tyler (Week 5) Drew Brees had 60.54 on Tim’s bench (2015)

Fantasy Football 2019 – Week 6

The Seahawks find themselves at 5-1. They took a very interesting route to get there and it’s hard to argue that they should have won every game, but in the end, they are finding ways to win. Next they have the Ravens at home. We’ll see if the refs blatantly pick the winner for this game like they have so boldly been doing in other games. Monday Night Football was particularly atrocious this week.

In our league, Luke’s reign of terror was brought to an end by Dad. Nick put together his best game of the season but didn’t quite find that first win. Next week the top four teams all square off against each other in what might be a preview of some playoff matches. The rest of us will run around aimlessly at the bottom wondering why we can’t score more points.

I’d like to take a minute to point out that the New England defense is going wild this year. They are the 11th highest scoring “player” in the league behind 9 quarterbacks and Christian McCaffrey. Who would have guessed they would be outscoring Aaron Rodgers in Week 6? Kudos to Tyler for that waiver pickup.

Tim is doing really well to still be up there in second place. He’s had the most difficult schedule so far. The weekly power rankings still have Luke on top though.

1. Luke (Helmetheads)
2. Tim (Beer-me)
3. Logan (Goat Roapers) +1
4. Tyler (Krazy Kanuck) +1

On to the weekly awards…

This Week This Season All Time
Highest Team Score Dad had 159.00 Luke had 202.63 (Week 5) Luke had 202.63 (2019)
Lowest Team Score Andy had 79.13 Was: Nick had 83.87 (Week 4) Andy had 41.29 (2015)
Biggest Blowout Logan beat Andy by 66 Was: Luke beat Andy by 61.07 (Week 1) Luke beat Andy by 113.02 (2010)
Closest Win Tim beat Nick by 4.66 Andy beat Tyler by 0.56 (Week 5) Tyler beat Nick by 0.01 (2018)
Longest Active Winning Streak Logan has a 2 game winning streak Luke has a 5 game winning streak (Week 5) Micah (2011) and Ben (2015) had 8 game winning streaks
Longest Active Losing Streak Nick has a 6 game losing streak Was: Nick has a 5 game losing streak (Week 5) Kyle had a 14 game losing streak (2011)
Highest Scoring Player Stefon Digs had 40.00 points for Dad. Deshaun Watson had 51.74 for Tyler (Week 5) Drew Brees had 60.54 on Tim’s bench (2015)

Fantasy Football 2019 – Week 5

The pass from Wilson to Lockett will be one of those that you see for years to come. If you haven’t seen it, go watch it and then argue at the water cooler about whether or not Wilson was throwing the ball away. That wasn’t the last amazingly lucky thing that happened during the game though. There was the unbelievable fingertip interception by Thompson and the highly improbable Zuerlein miss to hand the game to the Seahawks. They probably didn’t deserve the win, or some of their other wins so far, but they’re 4-1!

In our league, Tim smashed his own season record for the most points in a week… only to get the bad end of the “biggest blowout” for the week! Luke smashed Tim’s all-time record with 202.63 points! If you want to be really amazed, check out the points on Luke’s bench. His optimal lineup was 251! Keep in mind that Luke has only made one roster move this season. That’s quite the autodraft team! Elsewhere, Andy and Tyler both put up big scores only to see Andy win by 0.56. This all means that Luke is alone in first place and he is two games ahead of Tim, Tyler, Andy and Logan who are all 3-2.

It goes without saying that Luke is at the top of our power rankings, but here’s how the rest of the top 4 shake out:

1. Luke (Helmetheads)
2. Tim (Beer-me) +2
3. Andy (RAAAWWWRRRRR!!!) +2
4. Logan (Goat Roapers) -1

On to the weekly awards…

This Week This Season All Time
Highest Team Score Luke had 202.63 Was: Tim had 150.29 (Week 1) Was: Tim 200.51 (2015)
Lowest Team Score Nick had 96.67 Nick had 83.87 (Week 4) Andy had 41.29 (2015)
Biggest Blowout Luke beat Tim by 33.52 Luke beat Andy by 61.07 (Week 1) Luke beat Andy by 113.02 (2010)
Closest Win Andy beat Tyler by 0.56 Was: Tim beat Logan by 1.35 (Week 4) Tyler beat Nick by 0.01 (2018)
Longest Active Winning Streak Luke has a 5 game winning streak Was: Luke has a 4 game winning streak (Week 4) Micah (2011) and Ben (2015) had 8 game winning streaks
Longest Active Losing Streak Nick has a 5 game losing streak Was: Nick has a 4 game losing streak (Week 4) Kyle had a 14 game losing streak (2011)
Highest Scoring Player Deshaun Watson had 51.74 for Tyler. Was: Russell Wilson had 45.35 for Andy. (Week 3) Drew Brees had 60.54 on Tim’s bench (2015)

Fantasy Football 2019 – Week 4

The Seahawks got back on track this week against the hapless Cardinals. Pete Carroll’s nose was all patched up and Carson was holding onto the ball and staying on his feet. 3 and 1 is a great start to the season but they’ll have a tough test next week with the Rams at home.

In our league, Luke continued his undefeated streak and handed me a loss even though I had the second most points in the league. Yes, I’m bitter. Logan lost to Tim on Monday night even though he only needed 4.4 points from Juju to beat Tim. I assume Logan is bitter too. Tim gets the next crack at taking down his brother’s streak next week while I try to keep Nick from getting his first win.

With four weeks under our belts already, my pointless, inaccurate, custom power ranking algorithm is ready to go!

1. Luke (Helmetheads)
2. Ben (Kool Aid Kid)
3. Logan (Goat Roapers)
4. Tim (Beer-me)

On to the weekly awards…

This Week This Season All Time
Highest Team Score Luke had 145.94 Tim had 150.29 (Week 1) Tim 200.51 (2015)
Lowest Team Score Nick had 83.87 Was: Andy had 81.19 (Week 1) Andy had 41.29 (2015)
Biggest Blowout Luke beat Ben by 17.09 Luke beat Andy by 61.07 (Week 1) Luke beat Andy by 113.02 (2010)
Closest Win Tim beat Logan by 1.35 Was: Logan beat Ben by 2.87 (Week 3) Tyler beat Nick by 0.01 (2018)
Longest Active Winning Streak Luke has a 4 game winning streak Was: Luke has a 3 game winning streak (Week 3) Micah (2011) and Ben (2015) had 8 game winning streaks
Longest Active Losing Streak Nick has a 4 game losing streak Was: Nick has a 3 game losing streak. (Week 3) Kyle had a 14 game losing streak (2011)
Highest Scoring Player Nick Chubb had 37.80 for Ben. Russell Wilson had 45.35 for Andy. (Week 3) Drew Brees had 60.54 on Tim’s bench (2015)