Monday, January 2, 2017

And, now we've come. To the End of the Road

So, another week and another bunch of point updates to do.  And, the NFL season has hit it's logical end.

A lot of predictions were finalized this week, but first we'll start with Professional Pick'em first.


I was able to get 14 of 16 to pass Geiss and finish in 1st in the pro pick'em.

What's even more surprising was Gary jumped up into a tie for 2nd with Geiss.  That means I won the 60 point bonus, and Gary and Geiss are splitting the 2nd and 3rd place points, which equal out to 30 points a piece for them.  Good season guys.

Also, Gary and I each earned  one more 5 point bonus for the last weekly pick'em bonus of the year.


Bowl Pick'em is looking like Shawn's to lose.  He has a 3 bowl lead with only 5 bowls left to play.  Eplin and Munez are in 2nd and 3rd, while Hale and Jim are in 4th.

The  6 NYE bowls are worth 5 points per prediction.  So, let's see what our totals are.

Shawn 56
Munez 53
Hale 48
Jim 48
Eplin 47
Geiss 44
Folden 43
Joe 42
Colin 40
Adam 39
Rob 36
Gary 35


So, lots of predictions to go over, but let's start with college first.

Alabama beat Washington and Clemson beat Ohio State to give us a rematch of last year's CFP final.
Joe and Rob are the only two who had both of these teams in the finals.  Both with Alabama winning it.

Colin and Folden and Gary had Clemson winning it. Me, Shawn, Munez, and Geiss also had Alabama winning it all.

Jim is out of it with Ohio State winning it, but does still have Alabama losing the National Championship.

Onto the NFL, let's start first with the finalized predictions we made of the stats leaders.

Receiving Yardage TY Hilton
Rushing Yards Zeke Elliott
Sacks Vic Beasley
Interceptions Casey Hayward

Folden was the only person to get any of these, when he picked Elliott.

Division Champions

Last night, KC won their game, while Oakland lost theirs.  This led to KC being the AFC West Champion, and scoring 15 points for everyone but Geiss, Hale, Eplin, and Shawn.

Colin, Eplin, and Gary all received 15 points for choosing Oakland in the AFC wildcard.  Surprisingly, those were the only Wildcard points that anyone got this year.  Noone had Detroit, the Giants, or Miami.

Mike McCoy was fired by San Diego last night,  this gave 15 points to everyone but Munez and Voyten.  The cut off for fired coaches is tonight at midnight, so there's still time for someone's sadness to make you happy.

Green Bay won last night, which gives everyone the NFC North Champion.

Finally,  the bears locked up the #3 pick in the draft.  This gave 15 points to Geiss and Eplin.


Pro Score -  There is a new number to signify our totals.  This is done to simplify things in the end.  The Total Pro Score will take the Predictions + Fantasy Football Score + Pro Pick'em Score (with the 60 point bonus for me and 30 for Geiss and Gary)


Colin 150 + 140+ 164=454
Rob 150 + 80 +154=384
Adam 135 + 70 + 230 =435
Folden 155 + 20 + 156=331Jim 135 + 100 + 138=373
Joe 135 + 120 + 164=419
Geiss 120 + 50 + 198=368
Hale 105 + 50+142=297
Voyten 105 + 90 + 153=348
Munez 105 + 60 + 156=321
Gary 105+ 80+ 198=383
Eplin 90+ 40 +156=286

Total overall Score

Pro Score + College Score+ Bowl Pick'em + Bonus

Colin 454+302+40+(20)=816
Adam 435+367+39+(85)=926
Joe 419+324+42+(20)=805
Rob 384+269+36+(65)=754
Gary 383+240+35+(25)=683
Jim 373+249+48=670
Geiss 368+326+44+(10)=748
Shawn 348+391+56+(30)=825
Folden 331+305+43+(70)=749
Munez 321+244+53+(5)=623
Hale 297+268+48+(5)=618
Eplin 286+214+47+(5)=

1 Adam 926
2 Shawn 825
3 Colin 816
4 Joe 805
5 Rob 754
6 Folden 749
7 Geiss 748
8 Gary 683
9 Jim 670
10 Munez 623
11 Hale 618
12 Eplin 552

Big Change since last week.  My lead has jumped to nearly 100 points over Shawn at 2nd.  Shawn has the lead in the Bowl Pick'em though, and can make a dent in the lead by next week.

Honestly, you guys all know what remaining predictions you have and can figure out what you need to happen to finish in the top 3.  It's probably  between Shawn and I now for the championship, but Joe and Colin still probably have an outside chance.

Happy New Year.  We'll talk later bitches.

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