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The 7th Year of ToO Fantasy Football!
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Author:  Laura Ingalls [ Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:59 pm ]
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Aww, I'm dead. Blech, all my best players on bye, and then my others played terribly. :noway:

Author:  E II [ Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:26 pm ]
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Uh oh bookworm has lost aaron rodgers

Author:  bookworm [ Sun Oct 15, 2017 2:13 pm ]
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I'd be more upset if my team had been showing any signs of being able to bring any kind of convincing consistency up until now. As it is, fantasy wise, it's just par for the course in a season I've been simply unable to get anything going.

I am seriously bummed real life wise as a Packer fan though, this is really rough. Injuries have hit the team ridiculously hard this season already (not to mention the rest of the league!) but Rodgers found a way to get it done somehow through all of them.

Author:  Knight Fisher [ Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:01 pm ]
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New top score on the year after my kicker decided to put up 21 points. \:D/

Author:  American Eagle [ Tue Oct 31, 2017 11:14 pm ]
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bookworm, I defeated you by one. single. point.

:thud:

Author:  bookworm [ Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:12 am ]
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Week 3:
Moves:
Benched Pryor for Allen
Dropped Perkins
Dropped Pryor
Added Chris Thompson (WAS) RB
Added Jarvis Landry (MIA) WR
Benched Cooper for Nelson
Dropped Agholor
Added Jermaine Kearse (NYJ) WR
Benched Nelson (Q) for Kearse



Box Score:

bookworm:
Aaron Rodgers - 24
Marshawn Lynch - 1
Kareem Hunt - 24
Javorius Allen - 2
Julio Jones - 9
Jermaine Kearse - 4
Travis Kelce - 0
Ravens D/ST - -6
Giorgio Tavecchio - 4
Total: 62

gia:
Russell Wilson - 32
Ty Montgomery - 4
Chris Carson - 10
Mark Ingram - 8
Dez Bryant - 7
Michael Crabtree - 0
Martellus Bennett - 1
Dolphins D/ST - 4
Matt Prater - 19
Total: 85

Never had a chance in this one.
Week 1 - at American Eagles (AE) 52-77
Week 2 - vs Bench Coolers (Eugene) 97-105
Week 3 - at Seattle King's (gia) 62-85
Week 4 - vs Mr Cheesehead (Almonzo)
Week 5 - at Winoka Warriors (Laura)
Week 6 - vs Indianapolis Jaguars (SWA)
Week 7 - at Texas Staleys (KF)
Week 8 - vs American Eagles (AE)
Week 9 - at Bench Coolers (Eugene)
Week 10 - vs Seattle King's (gia)
Week 11 - at Mr Cheesehead (Almonzo)
Week 12 - vs Winoka Warriors (Laura)
Week 13 - at Indianapolis Jaguars (SWA)
Week 14 - vs Texas Staleys (KF)
Week 15 - vs Mr Cheesehead (Almonzo)

This was locked in as a loss from the minute my very first position of the week recorded their score. You're not going to win your matchup when you get a -6 from someone. It's not going to happen. It's possible to come back from having a zero score (which I happened to also get this week to make it really official there was no way I could win) if you have some other player put up a huge score to cover for that. But when you have a negative the other guy needs the huge score just to overcome the negative and get back to zero which still leaves you in a hole. So there's just no way.

-- 06 Nov 2017 10:16 am --

Week 4:
Moves:
Benched Kearse for Diggs
Benched Allen for Gore
Dropped Tavecchio
Added Ryan Succop (TEN) K
Played Succop
Benched Lynch for Allen
Dropped Maclin
Added Jaguars D/ST
Benched Ravens D/ST for Jaguars D/ST
Dropped Landry
Added Pierre Garcon (SF) WR
Dropped Cooper
Added Wendell Smallwood (PHI) RB



Box Score:

bookworm:
Aaron Rodgers - 23
Kareem Hunt - 12
Javorius Allen - 3
Frank Gore - 7
Julio Jones - 3
Stefon Diggs - 9
Travis Kelce - 17
Jaguars D/ST - 10
Ryan Succop - 2
Total: 86

Almonzo:
Andy Dalton - 27
Le'Veon Bell - 30
Ezekiel Elliott - 25
Melvin Gordon - 2
Michael Thomas - 14
Brandin Cooks - 3
Coby Fleener - 2
Cardinals D/ST - 6
Mason Crosby - 5
Total: 114

Good week for me here, simply a better one for the opponent.
Week 1 - at American Eagles (AE) 52-77
Week 2 - vs Bench Coolers (Eugene) 97-105
Week 3 - at Seattle King's (gia) 62-85
Week 4 - vs Mr Cheesehead (Almonzo) 114-86
Week 5 - at Winoka Warriors (Laura)
Week 6 - vs Indianapolis Jaguars (SWA)
Week 7 - at Texas Staleys (KF)
Week 8 - vs American Eagles (AE)
Week 9 - at Bench Coolers (Eugene)
Week 10 - vs Seattle King's (gia)
Week 11 - at Mr Cheesehead (Almonzo)
Week 12 - vs Winoka Warriors (Laura)
Week 13 - at Indianapolis Jaguars (SWA)
Week 14 - vs Texas Staleys (KF)
Week 15 - vs Mr Cheesehead (Almonzo)

This was a really solid week, only a few shortcomings and the rest of the guys had great scores to make up for them. But it didn't matter how good I did because Almonzo did great. Everything just aligned this week for almost every one of his guys, there was no stopping him.

-- 06 Nov 2017 10:17 am --

Week 5:
Moves:
Benched Allen for Smallwood
Benched Jones (Bye) for Garcon
Benched Jaguars D/ST for Ravens D/ST
Dropped Allen
Dropped Nelson
Dropped Kearse
Dropped Succop
Added Bilal Powell (NYJ) RB
Added Will Fuller (HOU) WR
Added Latavius Murray (MIN) RB
Added Ka'imi Fairbairn (HOU) K
Played Fairbairn
Dropped Jaguars D/ST
Added Alex Collins (BAL) RB
Dropped Lynch
Added Devin Funchess (CAR) WR
Benched Smallwood for Powell
Benched Garcon for Funchess
Dropped Garcon
Added Joe Mixon (CIN) RB



Box Score:

bookworm:
Aaron Rodgers - 23
Frank Gore - 7
Kareem Hunt - 10
Bilal Powell - 2
Stefon Diggs - 0
Devin Funchess - 11
Travis Kelce - 9
Ravens D/ST - 14
Ka'imi Fairbairn - 2
Total: 78

Laura:
Ben Roethlisberger - 2
Jonathan Stewart - 4
Mike Gillislee - 5
Carlos Hyde - 1
Jordy Nelson - 8
Doug Baldwin - 3
Zach Ertz - 12
Vikings D/ST - 8
Stephen Gostkowski - 15
Total: 58

A much needed win this week!
Week 1 - at American Eagles (AE) 52-77
Week 2 - vs Bench Coolers (Eugene) 97-105
Week 3 - at Seattle King's (gia) 62-85
Week 4 - vs Mr Cheesehead (Almonzo) 114-86
Week 5 - at Winoka Warriors (Laura) 78-58
Week 6 - vs Indianapolis Jaguars (SWA)
Week 7 - at Texas Staleys (KF)
Week 8 - vs American Eagles (AE)
Week 9 - at Bench Coolers (Eugene)
Week 10 - vs Seattle King's (gia)
Week 11 - at Mr Cheesehead (Almonzo)
Week 12 - vs Winoka Warriors (Laura)
Week 13 - at Indianapolis Jaguars (SWA)
Week 14 - vs Texas Staleys (KF)
Week 15 - vs Mr Cheesehead (Almonzo)

I will openly admit I certainly benefited by facing Laura while her two stars were both on bye, but I wouldn't give that the sole credit for this win. She had multiple people on her roster fall short this week, and that still would have happened. Meanwhile on the other side I put up another solid showing, despite losing a player to injury. I'll take the bye aid, of course, but I don't feel I needed it to make this week competitive, which is what I needed to feel after a lackluster start to the season, still looking for some rhythm with my lineup.

One thing that is about to really get irritating if it continues for another week is my kicker woes. I demand consistency over high scoring from my kicker. I don't care if they're hitting double digits every week, I want to see steady performance. So when my kicker dropped from scores of 19 and 9 to just 4 last week I cut him and signed one coming off scores of 11, 15, and 16. But as soon as I play him he only scores 2. So I cut him immediately and go this week with one coming off 8, 16, and 18. And as soon as I play him he only scores 2. This is beyond a dropoff, it's a night and day change as soon as they join my roster. It's ridiculous. Am I going to look back on this season as the year of the bookworm kicker curse? We'll see what happens next week with my new one coming off weeks of 10, 10, 18, and 13.

Author:  Knight Fisher [ Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:15 am ]
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In a week when Laura and I had our four RBs combine for 4 points. The winner was decided by 3 yards.

Author:  godisawesomeness99 [ Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:27 pm ]
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I'm in two fantasy football leagues this year. I'm 3-6 in both of them. Hey, at least I'm consistant

Author:  American Eagle [ Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:35 pm ]
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godisawesomeness99 wrote:
I'm in two fantasy football leagues this year. I'm 3-6 in both of them. Hey, at least I'm consistant
Up to 4 wins now. \:D/ Sorry bookworm....

Author:  Knight Fisher [ Sun Nov 19, 2017 6:34 pm ]
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Fitting that we face each other in Bears vs Lions week. \:D/

Author:  American Eagle [ Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:14 am ]
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Knight Fisher wrote:
Fitting that we face each other in Bears vs Lions week. \:D/

Yes it was. \:D/

Author:  bookworm [ Sat Nov 25, 2017 10:21 pm ]
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This post reserved for some catch-up recaps that will be edited in soon

Author:  American Eagle [ Sun Nov 26, 2017 11:53 pm ]
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It appears Almanzo is about to become the outright #1 team in our league at 8-4! After a slow start to the season (0-3), he has won 8 out of the last 9! Impressive. =D>

Author:  bookworm [ Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:06 pm ]
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I noticed that impressive turnaround also!

-- rest of this post also to be edited with recaps --

Author:  Laura Ingalls [ Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:38 pm ]
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American Eagle wrote:
It appears Almanzo is about to become the outright #1 team in our league at 8-4! After a slow start to the season (0-3), he has won 8 out of the last 9! Impressive. =D>


He likes to remind me of this fact often. :noway:

Author:  Knight Fisher [ Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:51 am ]
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The playoff brackets are now an utter mess. There's a distinct possibility we could have a 6 way tie at 8 wins with another person at 7.

For Mr C, and AE one win and you're in.

WW, and IJ all you have to do is win the next two and you're guaranteed a spot.

For BC, SK, and TS it's going to be crazy next week if we all win and over if we all lose in week 14 and IJ beats AE. With lots of crazy scenarios in between.

Author:  bookworm [ Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:34 pm ]
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I'm assuming I'm officially eliminated? I can theoretically get to six wins but it looks like the minimum to get in is already established at seven.

Author:  Knight Fisher [ Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:48 pm ]
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Congrats to Almanzo, AE, and Laura for clinching playoff spots. \:D/

Almanzo and AE are set at 9 wins. Laura has clinched by holding the head to head tie-breaker over IJ and TS.

Meaning there's one spot left up for grabs with 4 teams fighting for it.

IF TS or IJ wins BC and SK are eliminated.

IF only one of TS or IJ wins they get the final spot.

IF both win head to head is tied so it would come down to total points over the season. IJ goes into the week up 7
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IF both IJ and TS lose and SK loses it will be a three way tie at 7-8 between IJ, BC, and TS. Since BC and IJ play each other 3 times and TS only twice head to head is ignored and we would move to total points. Current totals are BC 1250, IJ 1249, TS 1242.

IF IJ and TS lose and SK wins it will be a 4 way tie. Current point totals: SK 1257, BC 1250, IJ 1249, TS 1242.

If Total season points are somehow tied it goes to divisional record. All games in the final week are inter-divisional so do not matter. Meaning if it comes to this SK and IJ are 3-3 and BC and TS are 2-4.

If for some reason we need a tie-breaker after that it goes to total points against. SK has 1329, BC has 1284, TS has 1282 and IJ has 1159.

Author:  bookworm [ Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:09 pm ]
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Thanks KF! How do you get all that great stuff every year? Is it broken down somewhere or do you check all the possibilities manually?

Author:  Knight Fisher [ Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:41 pm ]
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I get the tie-breaker rules from here: http://games.espn.com/ffl/resources/hel ... akers-work

All manually. This year was more fun than others with such a tight finish.

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