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2012 Championship Losers ThreadSecond place is just a polite term for loser


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#1 sott3

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 07:25 PM

This may just be a spinoff off the Vent thread, but pull up a chair and let loose with your tale of woe. Did your opponent go off? How many busts did you start?

For me:
Started Amendola and Bradshaw. No one on my team had a huge week.  Opponent had Megatron, Matt Ryan and Reggie Bush.
Team A - Yahoo Standard Scoring - Finished 3rd
QB: A.Luck, J.McCown, J.Cutler
RB: A.Morris, B.Tate, Andre Brown, M.Ball, B.Rainey
WR: AJ Green, J.Nelson, TY Hilton, A.Boldin
TE: T.Gonzalez, C.Fleener
K: G.Hartley
DST: Streaming

Team B - Yahoo Standard Scoring - Finished 4th
QB: T.Brady, N.Foles
RB: CJ Spiller, S.Vareen, D.Sproles, F.Jackson, B.Rainey
WR: V.Jackson, J.Gordon, James Jones, H.Douglas, P.Harvin
TE: J.Cameron, D.Pitta
K: D.Bailey
DST: Streaming

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#2 djbigf

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 07:28 PM

actually, the proper quote is "2nd place is the 1st loser", loser.
10 team league:  (std scoring/flex)

QB Newton, Wilson
RB McCoy, McFadden, Sproles, Stacy, Ellington, Ball, Cunningham, Johnson
WR AJGreen, Marshall, TSmith, Patterson
TE Olsen, Walker
K Succop
D Bills

#3 RustyMiller

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 07:28 PM

Just lost the championship by .1.

Thanks Arian.

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 07:31 PM

My line up:

Ryan
Julio
Nicks
Shorts
McFadden
Moreno
Hernandez
Tynes
San Diego

His line-up

Rodgers
Decker
R. White
D. Avery
S. Greene
M. Leshoure
J. Gresham
Gostkowski
Houston Defensive

My squad didn't even score a TD today.  All my TD's came from last night.  I did bench Jennings for Shorts and Richardson for McFadden, but those moves didn't even matter.  Can't believe the duds both Giant Players and Hernandez had today.  AND REALLY, SHONN "F*C*IN$" GREENE!!!!  He's killed me all season.  When I played the same cat in the Regular Season it was the game that Greene had 3 TD's.  I hate Fantasy Football ---->
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QB's =   T. Brady & C. Kaepernick
RB's =   A. Peterson, A. Brown, L. Bell, C.J. Spiller & C. Ogbonnaya
WR's =  A. Green, J. Gordon, C. Shorts & D. Amendola
TE's =   R. Gronkowski & J. Thomas
K = N. Novak & A. Vinatieri
DEF =   Oakland & Dallas

12 Standard League ESPN (7-5)

QB's =   E. Manning & M. Glennon
RB's =   L. McCoy, S. Vereen, L. Bell & L. Miller
WR's =  D. Bryant, L. Fitzgerald, J. Gordon & S. Holmes
TE's = R. Gronkowski, H. Miller
Kick = N. Novak & D. Akers
Def  = Denver & Cleveland

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 07:32 PM

Lost by 23. Dez Bryant dropped 55 on my team. I want him on my team next year.
QB: Newton
RB: Sproles, A. Brown, Stewart
WR: Bryant, Marshall, Harvin, Holmes, Crabtree, Burleson
TE: Olsen, Reed
K: Hartley
D: KC, Cincy

QB, 2RB, RB/WR, 2WR, WR/TE, TE, K, D

#6 JaZarris

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 09:15 PM

View Postdjbigf, on 23 December 2012 - 07:28 PM, said:

actually, the proper quote is "2nd place is the 1st loser", loser.

Well, I prefer, "2nd place is no place."
Team #1 - 10 Team 0.6 PPR, 2QB

QB's: Romo, Glennon, C. Keenum
RB's: L. McCoy, S. Ridley, G. Bernard, S. Vereen,D. Woodhead
WR's: A. Brown, K. Allen, K. Wright
TE: J. Thomas, J. Cameron
DST: Streaming
K: M. Prater

Team #2 - 10 Team 0.6 PPR, "OP" League
QB's: M. Stafford, A. Rodgers, C. Keenum
RB's: M. Lynch, E. Lacy, C. Johnson, Z. Stacy, C. Ivory
WR's: P. Garcon, T. Smith, P. Harvin
TE's: J. Cameron, J. Reed
DST: Chiefs
K: D. Akers

#7 predator_05

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 09:20 PM

I might end up in here with one of my teams if Lynch keeps doing what he is doing...
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Posted 23 December 2012 - 09:26 PM

started Luck over Flacco
Cruz got me 2 points (Played Lance over DX 9 vs 12.5 pts, should have put DX over Cruz)
Martin got me 11 of 21
DMC got me 5 of 11 (Pierre Thomas got 13 from my bench)
Daniels got me 2.7 instead of 6.3
20 team keeper H2H (took over the team), standard Yahoo.  Keepers below.  NA's get put into NA slots (5 max)
C:  d'Arnaud 1B: Lind 2B: Miller SS: Forsythe 3B: Manny Machado OF: Stanton OF: Springer OF: Harper
Util: Salty Bench: Willingham, Suarez, Pena DL: Owings, Myers NA: Solarte Baez (NA)
SP: Strasburg SP: Price RP: Motte RP: Broxton P: Stroman, Storen, Tazawa, Petricka, Santiago, Kendrick DL:Pineda NA:Meyer
Trades: 1) Taijuan Walker and 5th rounder for Ryu and 4th rounder 2) Heyward, Hosmer, Bailey for Ellsbury 3) Abreu for Harper and Lind 6) Soria, Shelby Miller and round 6 pick for Strasburg and 7th rounder 7)  Ellsbury and 3rd rounder for Springer and 1st rounder 8) Francisco, Allen, 7th rounder for 5th rounder 9) Rosenthal and Ryu for Price

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C- Carlos Sant 1B) Abreu 2b) Altuve 3b) E5 SS) Rollins OF- McCutch, Jones, Harper Util- Gardner, Cron Bench: NA: Bryant SPs:  Strasburg, Verlander, Ventura, Hudson, Samardzija, Duffy, Cain, Lester, Walker, Stroman RPs:  Reed Doolittle Papelbon Trades: 1) Joey Bats and Panda for E5 and Werth 2) Morse for RA Dickey 3) Soria for Garza 4) Braun and Mesoraco for McCutch and McCann 5) Werth for Homer Bailey and Gardner 6) Cain for Kemp 7) Hill for Samardzija 8)  Melky, Hosmer, Sale for Strasberg and JUp 9) Garza and Miller for Verlander 10) Balfour for LaRoche 11) Bourn for Soriano 12) Kemp for Lester and Cain 13) JUp, LaRoche, Chisenballs for Adam Jones

#9 egomaniac247

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 09:35 PM

My entire team had 1pm matchups except Brandon Marshall.  I knew I lost within the 1st hour of the 1pm games.

His team went buckwild on me.  He put up 145+ points on me...


Added to my Do Not Draft list this year were Ryan Mathews & Jordy Nelson.  Not there when I needed them.

#10 cizastro

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 09:35 PM

I lost by more than 2x the points I scored.

I had - Brady, Cruz, A. Brown, Wayne, Foster, Ballard, Pitta, Sea Bass and Denver D

He had - Rodgers, Marshall, Dez, D. Thomas, Forte, Peterson, Graham, Gostkowski & NE Defense

Pretty sure his WR's outscored my entire team.

#11 ScoobyDoobyDoo

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 09:56 PM

I started Foster and Hernandez...

#12 fredth3cat

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 10:37 PM

Started Julio and Ryan last night and was already counting my winnings.

My DMC, Murray, and Hernandez were outproduced by Shonn Greene. Unreal.

#13 StickyRicky34

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 11:50 PM

The rest of my squad produced for the most part today except Arian. Was up by 23 then Marshawn decided to go beast mode lost by 5 now I'm in this thread SMH.

#14 SilentSentinel

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 12:02 AM

Started out looking good in a 10 team standard scoring league. Foster screwed and Hernandez only got me one point, but I knew my opponent was tearing his hair out.

Here's 4 names on His Bench this week:
Tony Romo
Dez Bryant
Reggie Bush
CJ Spiller

Before the Sunday night game, his bench has 135 points while his starters have 66. I've got a 33 point lead heading into Sunday night, he's got Wilson and Lynch left to play. I figured it would be close, but that the elite 49ers defense would be able to save me.

Turns out I was wrong. He ends up with 111 points, winning the championship. With his optimal lineup, he would have scored 182 points this week.

And that's not even the best part of this story. This guy missed the draft and autodrafted his entire team. He went 5-8 in the regular season, managing to sneak into the last playoff spot due to having a tiebreaker with someone. And now he's our champion.

I'm very glad that I won 2 of my other leagues today to compensate for this.

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 12:12 AM

lost by 37 points in one league, at least it is comforting to know that my optimal lineup still wouldn't have beaten the other team.

#16 ToO_BaD

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 12:13 AM

I won the league in my sig.  But in another league, with a lot of friends, I lost my championship game thanks to David Akers.  That blocked FG/TD gave his Seahawks defense enough points to beat me.  49ers need to start trying out other kickers.  11 missed FGs is ridiculous for a Superbowl contending team.
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#17 TommyJoe

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 12:16 AM

even with Dez exploding today, that only matched up with his Romo

Foster and A Hernandez duds hurt today ...

only way I would have had a chance to day if i started Charles over Foster, Blackmon over A Johnson and Gresham over Hernandez

special thanks to his McCoy for coming back today too!
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PPR Scoring Start: 1 QB, 2 WR, 2 RB, 1 TE, 1 RB/WR, 1 K, 1 DEF(6 BN, 1 IR)

QB: N Foles, J McCown, J Cutler
WR: D Bryant, B Marshall, R Cooper, M Colston
RB: J Charles (K2), E Lacy, B Rainey, M Ball, C Ogonnaya
TE: T Gonzalez
K: M Prater
DEF: New England
IR: D Martin (K2)

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 12:18 AM

13-1 for the season and lost the "Super Bowl" by .66!!  Arian Foster gets .9 points!!!

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 12:33 AM

Big Ben gets 15.
Arian Gets 5.
NYG defense stops Flacco for a drive or two.
AJ Green doesn't underperform for a 4th week out of 5.

And I go 2-0.

But nope.

And opponent had Flacco. Unreal.

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 01:06 AM

View Postlimbaugh nut, on 24 December 2012 - 12:18 AM, said:

13-1 for the season and lost the "Super Bowl" by .66!!  Arian Foster gets .9 points!!!

I defy anyone to find a better 1st post than this.

Welcome, son.

You are home.

Lost by 9 in my work league.

Antonio Brown over Amendola or Romo over RGIII would have wiped his a** off the page.

But . . . so it goes.
QB: Ryan Leaf
RB: Lawrence Phillips
RB: Ki-Jana Carter
WR: Charles Rogers
WR: Desmond Howard
TE: David LaFleur
W/R: David Wilson
K: Ray Finkle(Einhorn)
D: Minnie

BN: Andre Ware/Jared Cook/Tony Mandarich/Curtis Enis/Travis Henry/Brian Bosworth/CJ Spiller/Trent Richardson

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