DLF #PlayingForSteaks League Updates, Standings

December 30th, 2013 by Mike

This post is for game and standings updates all season for the Dynasty League Football #PlayingForSteaks Staff League. This league started when I simply suggested on Twitter that members of DLF staff should play a Fantasy Throwdown league. I agreed to update the league weekly, but left it to them if they wanted to play for stakes. Ken mentioned steaks, and now they are literally playing for steaks (and maybe even a blooming onion). Here are our league members:


DereksDaycare
Derek Willett

DLFootball
Eric Dickens

dlf_kenm
Ken Moody

EyeoftheGator
Jarret Behar
 

KarlSafchick
Karl Safchick

RyanMc23
Ryan McDowell

scott.peak
Scott Peak

TheFFGhost
TheFFGhost

This is an 8-person league with a regular season played Weeks 11-17 of the NFL season and Championship played the first week of the NFL Playoffs, Wild-Card Weekend. This league is similar format as the PDW Throwdown Challenge and Big Time Throwdown League. The following unique weekly conditions or quirks are in play for this league:

Week 11: Opening week, good luck
Week 12: “Bottom of the Barrel” – Bench players only (per Throwdown depth chart)
Week 13: QB included in flex
Week 14: “Lucky Losers” – Must use games with worst combined NFL record, TBD
Week 15: Dual flex, and QB included in flex
Week 16: “Dynasty Watch!” – Only draft players w/ 0-2 years NFL experience*
Week 17: Championship matches next week

Wild-Card: Championship Week

* Rookies or players in their 2nd or 3rd season in the NFL. We’ve never done this before but it seemed a perfect fit for this crew.

* On second thought, I’ve got a better idea. #RaceToTheBottom

Okay, thats it for intro. On to the weekly updates and standings.

 
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Last Week’s Results (NFL Week 17)

Final regular season week! And man, did we have a logjam in the standings to finally decide our Top 2. DereksDaycare already locked up top spot. EyeoftheGator controlled his own destiny holding a one game advantage over a troop of five players. If he won both of his games this week, our Championship match is set. If he didn’t, one of the five trailers needed to win both of their games and hope for the best in the tie-breakers. Lets get on with the show and see how this shook out.

EyeoftheGator 129.3
DereksDaycare 83.15

scott.peak 91.05
KarlSafchick 75.65

TheFFGhost DNF
dlf_kenm DNF

DLFootball 102.9
RyanMc23 53.35

scott.peak 110.75
EyeoftheGator 115.8

DLFootball 111.15
KarlSafchick 93.65

dlf_kenm 97.85
RyanMc23 69.15

DereksDaycare 90
TheFFGhost 91.25

 
Standings

W L PF/G   PA/G Dif  
1. DereksDaycare 10 4 90.0 78.3 11.7
2. EyeoftheGator 9 5 91.7 86.1 5.6
3. TheFFGhost 8 6 87.8 85.6 2.2
4. DLFootball 8 6 79.4 86.9 -7.5
5. scott.peak 7 7 93.6 88.5 5.1
6. RyanMc23 6 8 81.9 87.4 -5.5
7. KarlSafchick 6 8 84.9 86.2 -1.3
8. dlf_kenm 2 12 64.8 75.1 -10.3

EyeoftheGator won both of his matches! So much for drama figuring out multi-team tie-breakers. TheFFGhost and DLFootball did all they could to catch up each going 2-0, but it wasn’t enough. KarlSafchick finished ahead of RyanMc23 in points differential but the first tie-breaker is head-to-head, and it appears Ryan went 2-0 over Karl during the season, so he edged him for 6th spot in the standings. Karl finished 7th.

 
This Week (Championship)

DereksDaycare vs. EyeoftheGator for the all the steaks!

They will play a best-of-three competition this week, with just four playoff games on the schedule, we’ll see who knows their playoff teams and who can take advantage to win this inaugural league title.

Lineup is the same as last week, 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 Flex RB/WR/TE, 1 DEF. PPR scoring.

I had initially set out we would do single game, 3rd vs. 4th, 5th vs. 6th and 7th vs. 8th games for bragging rights. Given the holiday in the middle of this week, I’ll hit each pair up on Twitter to see if they want to play. No worries either way.


DereksDaycare
EyeoftheGator

EyeoftheGator
DereksDaycare

EyeoftheGator
DereksDaycare

 
Good luck in Championship Week!

Big Time Throwdown League 2 Updates, Standings

December 30th, 2013 by Mike

It is Big Time Throwdown League Redux, or Part 2! We crowned our champion for the original Big Time Throwdown League. Now we’re taking another kick at the can. We lost WHUDEY but added tttimmyg.

Rules, format, etc. are essentially the same, although we do have a condition to not use any Thursday games from the NFL schedule in our challenges. We are also following this format for the schedule:

Week 11: Opening week, good luck
Week 12: “Bottom of the Barrel” – Bench players only (per Throwdown depth chart)
Week 13: QB included in flex
Week 14: “Lucky Losers” – Must use games with worst combined NFL record, TBD
Week 15: Dual flex, and QB included in flex
Week 16: “Dynasty Watch!” – Only draft players w/ 0-2 years NFL experience*
Week 17: Championship matches next week

Wild-Card: Championship Week

* Rookies or players in their 2nd or 3rd season in the NFL. The guys from Dynasty League Football are doing that in the DLF #PlayingForSteaks league, so I figured we’d give it a try too.

* On second thought, I’ve got a better idea. #RaceToTheBottom

 
Last Week’s Results (NFL Week 17)

Last regular season week to decide our Top 2 to go to the Championship best-of-three finale. Heading into the final week, tonyburtt was 1st at 9-3, tttimmygg 2nd at 8-4, Terminalkennedy 3rd at 7-5 and Peppy_Pants 4th at 6-6. Each of these players had a chance to advance, with Tony and Tim each controlling their own destiny. Terminal and Peppy needed to win and get help . . . just like the San Diego Chargers in Week 17.

tonyburtt 94.6
Wilforkisland 122.65

Terminalkennedy 123.9
laoch 90.95

Mike 82.4
tttimmyg 114.7

Butkiss DNF
Peppy_Pants DNF

Terminalkennedy 83.75
tonyburtt 72.85

Butkiss 123.2
laoch 119.75

tttimmyg 97.85
Peppy_Pants 67.15

Wilforkisland 79.4
Mike 124.15

 
Standings

W L PF/G   PA/G Dif  
1. tttimmyg 10 4 101.7 91.8 9.9
2. tonyburtt 9 5 93.7 84.4 9.3
3. Terminalkennedy 9 5 92.1 91.3 0.8
4. Butkiss 7 7 87.5 86.7 0.8
5. Wilforkisland 6 8 98.4 104.9 -6.5
6. Peppy_Pants 6 8 88.2 88.0 0.2
7. Mike 5 9 90.9 94.4 -3.5
8. laoch 4 10 89.4 100.2 -10.8

tttimmyg wins both of this games and shoots up to first place! tonyburtt loses both of his games while Terminalkennedy wins both of his. We have a tie for second place! Looking at the tie-breakers, Tony and Terminal split their games during the regular season, so it passes to the next tie-breaker, points differential. tonyburtt wins that tie-breaker and retains his spot in the Top 2.

Wilforkisland finishes 5th ahead of Peppy_Pants based on the forfeit losses tie-breaker. Peppy didn’t realize we had another week in Week 17, so she missed finishing her game against Butkiss and received a forfeit loss for that, our only one through two Big Time Throwdown leagues this season.

 
This Week (Championship)

Championship this week between tttimmyg and tonyburtt. Great matchup! It is a best-of-three showdown to crown our Champ. Wild-Card Weekend playoff games to choose from, so not a lot of variety but we’ll see who these guys favour to advance to the Divisional Playoffs.

Same lineup as last week, 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 Flex RB/WR/TE, 1 DEF, but PPR scoring this week.

Normally we would do 3rd vs. 4th, 5th vs. 6th and 7th vs. 8th games, for bragging rights, but with the holiday in the middle of the week I think we’ll forego those this time around.


tttimmyg
tonyburtt

tonyburtt
tttimmyg

tonyburtt
tttimmyg

Good luck to our final combatants!

Best of Throwdown Tourney, Round 2 Results

December 23rd, 2013 by Mike

Our Best of Throwdown Tournament kicked off in Week 15, a 16-player, 3-week tournament, in which each of our participants qualified throughout the season for a spot in the tourney.

One unique aspect of this tournament is it is a skins format. Each game played is worth a skin, or prize, to the winner, so our participants can win some cash from Round 1 right through to the Championship game.

Round 1 skins were $2.50 per game, Round 2 is $5 and Round 3 (Championship) is $10. If a player went 3-0 in Round 2, they realized a $15 increase in their Throwdown account. There is also an additional $50 for first place and $20 for second place overall in the tournament.

Our eventual Champ also earns 10 Leaderboard ranking points, and 5 for second place, 2.5 for third place.

Round 2 games are in the books. To get to the Week 17 Championship, players had to finish Top 2 in their group. Lets see who advanced and face 1-in-4 odds to be crowned the inaugural Best of Throwdown Champion.

 
Round 2, Group E

rhazes_darkk 99
tonyburtt 128.2

rhazes_darkk 69.9
laoch 62.85

j0eo1s 117.45
rhazes_darkk 175.5

tonyburtt 73.1
laoch 86.4

tonyburtt 100.9
j0eo1s 140.75

laoch 102.15
j0eo1s 102.95

W L PF   PA   Dif  
1. rhazes_darkk 2 1 344.4 308.5 35.9
2. j0eo1s 2 1 361.2 378.6 -17.4
3. laoch 1 2 251.4 246.0 5.5
4. tonyburtt 1 2 302.2 326.2 -24.0

rhazes_darkk wins the group using the head-to-head tie-breaker over j0eo1s. j0eo1s finishes second and advances. laoch finishes third using the head-to-head tie-breaker over tonyburtt.

 
Round 2, Group F

Bigchief37 96.35
tttimmyg 83.3

Bigchief37 180.75
Peppy_Pants 120.1

Wilforkisland 143.8
Bigchief37 135.15

tttimmyg 107.2
Peppy_Pants 114.2

tttimmyg 124.5
Wilforkisland 112.45

Peppy_Pants 104.5
Wilforkisland 129.8

W L PF   PA   Dif  
1. Wilforkisland 2 1 386.1 364.2 21.9
2. Bigchief37 2 1 412.3 347.2 65.1
3. Peppy_Pants 1 2 338.8 417.8 -79.0
4. tttimmyg 1 2 315.0 323.0 -8.0

Wilforkisland wins the group using the head-to-head tie-breaker over Bigchief37. Bigchief37 finishes second and advances. Peppy_Pants finishes third using the head-to-head tie-breaker over tttimmyg.

 
Championship

rhazes_darkk, j0eo1s, Wilforkisland and Bigchief37 are through to the Championship! The winner of the group after the conclusion of Week 17 is declared our Champ. Games will be up soon. Good luck!

Best of FT Copycat Tourney, Round 2 Results

December 23rd, 2013 by Mike

Best of Throwdown Copycat Tournament is meant to be a mirror competition of our prestigious Best of Throwdown Tournament. This tourney is three weeks, started with nine players and is a skins game format. Check the Round 1 (Week 15) results for more about the rules and tourney structure.

Now the Round 2 (Week 16) results are in we are down to just two finalists playing a best-of-three head-to-head competition for the Championship in Week 17. Lets see who made it to the big dance.

 
Round 2, Group D

rhazes_darkk 139.85
Rick 141.95

rhazes_darkk 140.65
Mike 124.8

Rick 113.35
Mike 145.65

W L PF   PA   Dif  
1. Mike 1 1 270.5 254.0 16.5
2. rhazes_darkk 1 1 280.5 266.8 13.8
3. Rick 1 1 255.3 285.5 -30.2

Mike wins the group using the points differential tie-breaker over rhazes_darkk and Rick. Close one!

 
Round 2, Group E

Scott Kuff 131.4
Luxuriousdusti 116.75

Scott Kuff 179.35
robmcangus 149.25

Luxuriousdusti 175.75
robmcangus 121.05

W L PF   PA   Dif  
1. Scott Kuff 2 0 310.8 266.0 44.8
2. Luxuriousdusti 1 1 292.5 252.5 40.1
3. robmcangus 0 2 270.3 355.1 -84.8

Scott Kuff wins the group with a perfect 2-0 record.

 
Championship

So it is Mike vs. Scott Kuff for the Best of Throwdown Copycat Tourney Championship. (That’s a mouthful.)

The best-of-three match winner receives a $60 prize. The loser, or tourney second place, earns an additional $25. Skins for this week are $10 each. We’ll also add 7.5 Leaderboard ranking points to the tourney winner, and 2.5 to second place.

Good luck to each of our competitors! Okay, truthfully, Scott is going down!

Throwdown-Showdown Results, Week 16

December 23rd, 2013 by Mike

A Throwdown-Showdown is a four-person, one-week competition where each player plays three games against the other participants in the group. Standings are tabulated for the week, and the first place finisher wins the cash that each person anted up at the start.

 
Throwdown-Showdown Event 5
Lineup: 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 O (Flex RB/WR/TE), 1 K, 1 DEF, 1 Block; Scoring: PPR
Entry fee: $5; 1st Place: $20

jeffNFL 144.7
Butkiss 112.8

jeffNFL 109.75
Doclate 112.7

ljs44 78.4
jeffNFL 164.8

Butkiss 134.4
Doclate 89.05

Butkiss 152
ljs44 117.2

Doclate 87.5
ljs44 131.6

Event 5 W L PF   PA   Dif  
1. jeffNFL 2 1 419.3 303.9 115.4
2. Butkiss 2 1 399.2 351.0 48.3
3. ljs44 1 2 327.2 404.3 -77.1
4. Doclate 1 2 289.3 375.8 -86.5

jeffNFL wins the group using the head-to-head tie-breaker over Butkiss. ljs44 finishes third using head-to-head tie-breaker over Doclate.

 
Throwdown-Showdown Event 12
Lineup: 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 O (RB/WR/TE), 1 K, 2 DL, 3 LB, 2 DB, 1 D (DL/LB/DB) 1 Block; Scoring: PPR
Entry fee: $5; 1st Place: $20

jeffNFL 191.1
kjhawkey 144

jeffNFL 116.6
Mike 135.6

PFF_RossMiles 161.35
jeffNFL 170.75

kjhawkey 183.05
Mike 198

kjhawkey 150.6
PFF_RossMiles 145.6

Mike 149.1
PFF_RossMiles 159.9

Event 12 W L PF   PA   Dif  
1. Mike 2 1 482.7 459.6 23.2
2. jeffNFL 2 1 478.5 441.0 37.5
3. kjhawkey 1 2 477.7 534.7 -57.1
4. PFF_RossMiles 1 2 466.9 470.5 -3.6

Mike wins the group using head-to-head tie-breaker over jeffNFL. kjhawkey finishes third using head-to-head tie-breaker over PFF_RossMiles.

 
Congrats to our winners! jeffNFL and Mike also each receive 2.5 bonus points towards their Leaderboard ranking formula.

Three Keys to Victory – Week 16

December 19th, 2013 by tttimmyg

Thanks for tuning in and reading Three Keys to Victory this season. This is the last week for the article this season, and it’s been fun (even if Mike is a slave driver).

It’s a busy time of year, but below are some quick-read tips and reminders on how to dominate Week 16 in your Fantasy Throwdown drafts. Some of these are simple, but its good to be reminded. Merry Christmas! And Good Luck!

 
Don’t get cute; stick with consistency

By Week 16, there aren’t many surprises. Occasionally, a Jerome Harrison will come out of nowhere and splash big points, but my advice in Week 16 is stick with what’s working – consistent players who also have the chance to score big.

Over the past four weeks, the highest scoring average points per position (PPR scoring) are Nick Foles, Josh Gordon, Jamaal Charles, Jimmy Graham, Justin Tucker and Seattle D/ST (in most defense formats). Not only are all of these players consistent, but they all can splash big in any given week. The key to victory is not to just grab these six players, but to remember consistency (consistently good) with potential while drafting this weekend.

 
Blocking is for basketball, Twitter and Throwdown

There are drafts where the Block is the key to victory, and there are drafts where it is more useful to hold off until the end. Knowing when to use the block and at what position is crucial. If all positions are deep with talent and potential, blocking could be a waste, but if a position is shallow, with only two or three real threats, then blocking can give you a big advantage.

Go back and review my Week 3 article which provides a more extensive look at when to use the Block. Part of setting up a good Block, though, is choosing matchups that provide you an opportunity to do it.

 
Sometimes a WR is more valuable than a QB
(especially in PPR)

There are times when even the best of drafters can have a round or two go wrong. Maybe you overlooked a player or thought he would be available later or just simply had a moment of insanity. In any case, the key to victory is to keep cool and pick the best available player.

Here is a perfect example. Last weekend, I waited too long in a PPR draft with QB flex and was left with Geno Smith. Knowing his history, I went with WR Greg Jennings in a plus matchup, who outscored both quarterbacks in the Carolina Panthers-New York Jets game. Keep in mind your draft format and who has the greater potential, because sometimes a WR is better than a QB.

Throwdown-Showdown, Week 16 Sign Up

December 17th, 2013 by Mike

sword_140x140A Throwdown-Showdown is a 4-player, 1-week competition which captures the competition and group play of our tournaments, and the group winner receives the collective ante of the participants. Plus win a Throwdown-Showdown to earn 2.5 points towards your Leaderboard ranking formula and the cool sword icon on the Leaderboard.

The opening events for Week 16 are in the table below. Sign up in the comments. Here are the Week 15 results. Check the original sign up for details about rules, format, tie-breakers, etc.

 
Open Throwdown-Showdowns

Event Lineup Entry Prize Players
1 Default $2 $8
2 Default $5 $20
3 Default $10 $40
4 Flex $2 $8
5 Flex $5 $20
6 Flex $10 $40
7 QB Flex $2 $8
8 QB Flex $5 $20
9 QB Flex $10 $40
10 IDP $2 $8
11 IDP $5 $20
12 IDP $10 $40

 
Challenge Details

Default lineup is 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 K, 1 DEF, 1 Block. Other lineups are variations as indicated from the default. IDP reflects 0 (nil) DEF/ST, 2 DL, 2 LB, 2 DB.

Default scoring is standard performance + 1 PPR.

 
#ThrowdownShowdown on Twitter


Best of FT Copycat Tourney, Round 1 Results

December 17th, 2013 by Mike

We rolled out our Best of Throwdown Tournament last week, and since it was such an exclusive event, we couldn’t help but open up a Best of Throwdown Copycat tournament, mimicking the big event.

This one was a $15 entry fee instead of qualifier only. Given the late notice, we didn’t get 16 players in it, but rather filled three groups of four instead. As a result we had to make some changes to the format and prize structure, particularly the prizes to make sure everyone still received a fair return for their $15 entry fee.

 
The original format and prize structure was as follows:

Round 1 games, $2.50 skin per game * 24 games played (four groups of four players) = $60

Round 2 games, $5 skin per game * 12 games played (two groups of four players) = $60

Championship Round, $10 skin per game * 6 games played (one group of four players) = $60

1st Place Overall = $50

2nd Place Overall = $20

Total = $250 ($15 entry fee * 16 players = $240)

 
The adjusted format and prize structure is:

Round 1 games, $2.50 skin per game * 18 games played (three groups of four players) = $45

Round 2 games, $5 skin per game * 6 games (two groups of three players) = $30

Championship Round, $10 skin per game * 3 games (one group of two players) = $30

1st Place Overall = $60

2nd Place Overall = $25

Total = $190 ($15 entry fee * 12 players = $180)

 
Make sense? Our Top 2 from each group this round still advance, as expected, but form two groups of three for Round 2. Only the winner of each group in Round 2 advances to the Championship, for a best of three showdown against each other. On to the results from Round 1 to see who is playing Round 2.

 
Round 1, Group A

W L PF   PA   Dif  
1. rhazes_darkk 3 0 540.7 468.9 71.9
2. robmcangus 2 1 490.2 532.2 -42.1
3. Wilforkisland 1 2 520.3 490.1 30.3
4. kjhawkey 0 3 440.8 500.9 -60.1

rhazes_darkk wins the group with a perfect 3-0 record. robmcangus finishes second with a 2-1 record.

 
Round 1, Group B

W L PF   PA   Dif  
1. Scott Kuff 3 0 385.4 346.9 38.5
2. Rick 2 1 484.7 356.5 128.3
3. tonyburtt 1 2 410.1 423.3 -13.2
4. Fantasytaz 0 3 378.0 531.6 -153.6

Scott Kuff wins the group with a perfect 3-0 record. Rick finds a nut (wink) and finishes second with a 2-1 record. 128 point difference, seriously? Who did you have on your team in that one game?

 
Round 1, Group C

W L PF   PA   Dif  
1. Luxuriousdusti 2 1 451.0 379.5 71.5
2. Mike 2 1 324.1 340.3 -16.2
3. Doclate 2 1 285.2 274.2 11.0
4. unstable 0 3 379.1 445.4 -66.3

This group was a tougher call because of an incomplete draft between Mike and Doclate. Got to finish the drafts guys, got to finish the drafts. Doclate received a forfeit loss which knocked him down to third based on the forfeit loss tie-breaker against Luxuriousdusti and Mike.

Luxuriousdusti wins the group using the head-to-head tie-breaker over Mike. Mike finishes second.

 
Round 2 Group Assignments

Okay, so now we are going to two groups of three players each. Finish 2-0 in your group and advance. If everyone splits their games, then it will come down to points differential. So if you’re going to lose a game, make it a close one.

We’ll split up our winners who went 3-0 in Groups A and B, with A winner playing 2nd place from B and C. B winner playing 2nd place from A and the winner of C.

Group D Group E
rhazes_darkk
Rick
Mike
Scott Kuff
Luxuriousdusti
robmcangus

Same lineups, same scoring as last week. Check the rules post for details. Skins are $5 this week. Do not pick the Thursday game unless you know you and your opponent can get the draft done prior to Thursday kickoff. Good luck!

Best of Throwdown Tourney, Round 1 Results

December 17th, 2013 by Mike

Our Best of Throwdown Tournament kicked off in Week 15, a 16-player, 3-week tournament, in which each of our participants qualified throughout the season for a spot in the tourney.

One unique aspect of this tournament is it is a skins format. Each game played is worth a skin, or prize, to the winner, so our participants can win some cash from Round 1 right through to the Championship game.

Round 1 skins were $2.50 per game, Round 2 is $5 and Round 3 (Championship) is $10. If a player went 3-0 this week, they realized a $7.50 bump in their Throwdown account. There is also an additional $50 for first place and $20 for second place overall in the tournament.

Round 1 games are in the books, and to advance to Round 2, in Week 16, players had to finish Top 2 in their group. Lets see who made the cut.

 
Round 1, Group A

W L PF   PA   Dif  
1. rhazes_darkk 3 0 592.6 432.6 160.0
2. Peppy_Pants 2 1 591.3 500.3 91.1
3. TheKommish 1 2 498.4 572.2 -73.8
4. PFF_RossMiles 0 3 368.8 546.0 -177.2

rhazes_darkk wins the group with a perfect 3-0 record. Peppy_Pants finishes second with a 2-1 record.

 
Round 1, Group B

W L PF   PA   Dif  
1. tonyburtt 3 0 492.3 446.6 45.8
2. Wilforkisland 2 1 526.6 476.4 50.2
3. Scott Kuff 1 2 468.1 485.0 -16.9
4. thegrizzlybeard 0 3 396.3 475.4 -79.1

tonyburtt wins the group with a perfect 3-0 record. Wilforkisland finishes second with a 2-1 record.

 
Round 1, Group C

W L PF   PA   Dif  
1. Bigchief37 3 0 499.0 368.5 130.5
2. laoch 1 2 381.1 394.9 -13.9
3. Mike 1 2 404.1 453.9 -49.8
4. Fantasytaz 1 2 400.7 467.5 -66.8

Bigchief37 wins the group with a perfect 3-0 record. laoch finishes second using the points differential tie-breaker over Mike and Fantasytaz.

 
Round 1, Group D

W L T PF   PA   Dif  
1. tttimmyg 3 0 0 453.5 382.6 71.0
2. j0eo1s 1 1 1 479.9 492.9 -13.0
3. Butkiss 1 2 0 446.4 480.4 -34.0
4. ljs44 0 2 1 453.5 477.5 -24.0

We had an incomplete draft between j0eo1s and ljs44, although it was very close to finishing as ljs44 only hadn’t selected a defense. When I added the New Orleans Saints to his team, which scored zero for the week, their score was just a 2 point difference in favour of j0eo1s. I decided to call this game a draw for the tournament standings. It did not alter the final group standings.

tttimmyg wins the group with a perfect 3-0 record. j0eo1s finishes second with a 1-1-1 record.

 
Round 2 Group Assignments

Round 2 we take the Top 2 players from each of the Round 1 groups and form two 4-player groups. The Top 2 from each of these groups will form a final Championship group in Week 17.

To prevent the same players from playing against each other again this week, I am going to slot 1st place from Groups A and B vs. 2nd place from Groups C and D, and vice versa. That gives us the following:

Group E Group F
rhazes_darkk
tonyburtt
laoch
j0eo1s
Bigchief37
tttimmyg
Peppy_Pants
Wilforkisland

Same lineups, same scoring as last week. Check the rules post for details. Skins are $5 this week. Do not pick the Thursday game unless you know you and your opponent can get the draft done prior to Thursday kickoff. Good luck!

Throwdown-Showdown Results, Week 15

December 17th, 2013 by Mike

A Throwdown-Showdown is a four-person, one-week competition where each player plays three games against the other participants in the group. Standings are tabulated for the week, and the first place finisher wins the cash that each person anted up at the start.

 
Throwdown-Showdown Event 8
Lineup: 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 O+ (Flex QB/RB/WR/TE), 1 K, 1 DEF, 1 Block; Scoring: PPR
Entry fee: $5; 1st Place: $20

Airbus79 114.95
jeffNFL 141.25

Airbus79 117.7
@belaireric 145.55

atcdav 172.9
Airbus79 136.85

jeffNFL 163
@belaireric 117.7

jeffNFL 156.45
atcdav 217.25

@belaireric 156.95
atcdav 173.1

Event 5 W L PF   PA   Dif  
1. atcdav 3 0 563.3 450.3 113.0
2. jeffNFL 2 1 460.7 449.9 10.8
3. @belaireric 1 2 420.2 453.8 -33.6
4. Airbus79 0 3 369.5 459.7 -90.2

atcdav wins the group with a perfect 3-0 record.

 
Throwdown-Showdown Event 10
Lineup: 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 K, 2 DL, 2 LB, 2 DB, 1 Block; Scoring: PPR
Entry fee: $2; 1st Place: $8

jeffNFL 148.85
robmcangus 182.65

jeffNFL 209.15
Wilforkisland 145.25

Mike 134.5
jeffNFL 136.25

robmcangus 147.4
Wilforkisland 219.75

robmcangus 179.95
Mike 200.6

Wilforkisland 206.4
Mike 136.2

Event 10 W L PF   PA   Dif  
1. jeffNFL 2 1 494.3 462.4 31.9
2. Wilforkisland 2 1 571.4 492.8 78.7
3. Mike 1 2 471.3 522.6 -51.3
4. robmcangus 1 2 510.0 569.2 -59.2

jeffNFL wins the group using head-to-head tie-breaker over Wilforkisland. Mike finishes third using head-to-head tie-breaker over robmcangus.

 
Congrats to our winners! atcdav and jeffNFL also each receive 2.5 bonus points towards their Leaderboard ranking formula.