Trotter League-Week 13

Week 13 provided repeat match-ups for teams which faced each other in Week 2. Some Trotter squads were able to close the season with a series sweep of their competition. Other teams were able to serve a cold dish of revenge to their rival. In the process, four Trotter stars were able to clinch a playoff berth. All in all, it was simply another electrifying week of Trotter Fantasy Football.

Here is the complete list of the 2013 Trotter League teams, nine of which are owned by Globetrotters stars:

Big Easy Lofton: Melph52

Moose Weekes: Gutcheckerz

Flight Time Lang: Three Peat Flight

Slick Willie Shaw: Ill Will’s Team

Special K Daley: Panama

Handles Franklin: Handles Is Cold Fam

Bones Millien: AJ Millien’s Team

Ant Atkinson: Country Boy

Jet Williams: John’s Team

OnlyHereToBeatHERB

TANNEHILLbillies

Darnell’s Team

 

Week 13 Recaps, with position-by-position comparisons:

HANDLES IS COLD FAM vs THREE PEAT FLIGHT

T. Romo-Dal (QB) P. Manning-Den

A. Green-Cin (WR) P. Garcon-Was

R. Cooper-Phi (WR) T. Hilton-Ind

R. White-Atl (WR) C. Johnson-Det

R. Bush-Det (RB) L. Miller-Mia

G. Bernard-Cin (RB) D. Sproles-NO

J. Witten-Dal (TE) J. Graham-NO

A. Henery-Phi (K) S. Hauschka-Sea

St. Louis (D) Chicago

FINAL SCORE: 120.40-134.62

SUMMARY:

This week, Peyton Manning was again the difference in Flight Time’s win, securing him a playoff berth. Flight Time remains in 1st, while our commissioner slips another two spots to 9th place.

 

TANNEHILLBILLIES vs. ONLYHERETOBEATHERB

M. Ryan-Atl (QB) R. Wilson-Sea

T. Smith-Bal (WR) V. Brown-SD

D. Thomas-Den (WR) M. Colston-NO

H. Douglas-Atl (WR) G. Little-Cle

A. Peterson-Min (RB) K. Moreno-Den

A. Ellington-Ari (RB) C. Spiller-Buf

G. Olsen-Car (TE) B. Myers-NYG

J. Tucker-Bal (K) M. Prater-Den

Carolina (D) Cincinnati

FINAL SCORE: 136.94-127.10

SUMMARY:

Given his dismal position in the standings, OnlyHereToBeatHerb played exceptionally well this week against 3rd place TANNEHILLbillies. However, it was not enough to secure the win. The 10 point margin-of-victory was all that was needed for TANNEHILLbillies to earn the next playoff spot.

 

JOHN’S TEAM vs. GUTCHECKERZ

M. Stafford-Det (QB) D. Brees-NO

D. Bryant-Dal (WR) D. Amendola-NE

D. Jackson-Phi (WR) H. Nicks-NYG

A. Jeffery-Chi (WR) L. Fitzgerald-Ari

R. Jennings-Oak (RB) E. Lacy-GB

D. Murray-Dal (RB) Z. Stacy-StL

D. Walker-Ten (TE) R. Gronkowski-NE

G. Gano-Car (K) P. Dawson-SF

Cleveland (D) San Francisco

FINAL SCORE: 163.60-102.48

SUMMARY:

Jet absolutely dominated Moose this week, thanks to high-scoring playmakers such as Alshon Jeffery, DeMarco Murray, and Matthew Stafford. Jet owns the series between these two teams with an average margin of victory of 71.28 points when they play.

 

DARNELL’S TEAM vs. ILL WILL’S TEAM

N. Foles-Phi (QB) T. Brady-NE

W. Welker-Den (WR) M. Williams-TB

E. Sanders-Pit (WR) A. Johnson-Hou

M. Wallace-Mia (WR) B. Marshall-Chi

L. Bell-Pit (RB) R. Rice-Bal

S. Jackson-Atl (RB) D. McFadden-Oak

B. Celek-Phi (TE) V. Davis-SF

A. Vinatieri-Ind (K) J. Brown-NYG

New England (D) Denver

FINAL SCORE: 153.88-91.94

SUMMARY:

Poor decision making led to a loss for Slick Willie at the hands of Darnell’s team. Slick started 5 players who scored under 10 points. Meanwhile, his bench put up 1 point less than his starter’s combined total.

 

PANAMA vs. AJ MILLIEN’S TEAM

J. Locker-Ten (QB) C. Kaepernick-SF

C. Givens-Stl (WR) V. Cruz-NYG

C. Patterson-Min (WR) A. Brown-Pit

R. Randle-NYG (WR) S. Smith-Car

A. Morris-Was (RB) L. McCoy-Phi

M. Forte-Chi (RB) C. Johnson-Ten

T. Gonzalez-Atl (TE) J. Finley-GB

D. Bailey-Dal (K) B. Walsh-Min

Green Bay (D) Arizona

FINAL SCORE: 83.70-105.70

SUMMARY:

Bones defeated Special K this week to avenge his Week 2 loss. Special K had trouble producing points this week.  It doesn’t help when you start an injured quarterback.

 

MELPH52 vs COUNTRY BOY

A. Luck-Ind (QB) C. Newton-Car

K. Britt-Ten (WR) J. Nelson-GB

R. Streater-Oak (WR) K. Allen-SD

E. Decker-Den (WR) A. Boldin-SF

P. Thomas-NO (RB) A. Brown-NYG

D. Woodhead-SD (RB) M. Lynch-Sea

J. Cook-StL (TE) H. Miller-Pit

G. Hartley-NO (K) S. Gostkowski-NE

New Orleans (D) Seattle

FINAL SCORE: 89.80-143.22

SUMMARY:

Even with wide receiver Eric Decker’s astounding 50 points, Big Easy couldn’t escape the annihilation Ant put on him this week. Now with his fourth consecutive win, Ant will move forward into the playoffs.

 

Standings:

Rank

Team

W-L-T

Points

Streak

*1

Three Peat Flight

10-3-0

1751.52

W-1

*2

Country Boy

10-3-0

1588.16

W-4

*3

TANNEHILLbillies

9-4-0

1628.08

W-1

*4

John’s Team

9-4-0

1563.72

W-2

5

GUTCHECKERZ

7-6-0

1479.92

L-1

6

Melph52

6-7-0

1391.78

L-1

7

Darnell’s Team

5-8-0

1469.56

W-1

8

Aj Millien’s Team

5-8-0

1459.08

W-1

9

Handles is cold fam

5-8-0

1433.50

L-3

10

Ill will’s team

5-8-0

1307.22

L-1

11

Panama

5-8-0

1276.40

L-1

12

OnlyHereToBeatHERB

2-11-0

1192.14

L-5

*= Clinched Playoff Spot

Week 14 Preview:

Here is a look at Week 14 Trotter League Fantasy Football Matchups:

HANDLES IS COLD FAM (5-8-0) vs. DARNELL’S TEAM (5-8-0)

PANAMA (5-8-0) vs. THREE PEAT FLIGHT (10-3-0)

JOHN’S TEAM (9-4-0) vs. ILL WILL’S TEAM (5-8-0)

TANNEHILLBILLIES (9-4-0) vs. GUTCHECKERZ (7-6-0)

MELPH52 (6-7-0) vs. ONLYHERETOBEATHERB (2-11-0)

COUNTRY BOY (10-3-0) vs. AJ MILLIEN’S TEAM (5-8-0)

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