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Fantasy football 2011 | Chinstrap Ninjas fantasy football contest: Week 11 results, Week 12 lineups

Is Rob Gronkowski the new Jimmy Graham? Could be. This week we scored points for six teams in our weekly fantasy football contest and I wouldn’t be surprised if more teams start him next week.

Meanwhile, the running backs and wide receivers might have been as unpredictable as they’ve been all year.

As usual, read on for contest news or skip to the comments and post your lineup for Week 12.

Gronkowski’s 2-TD performance earned points for all three of our overall leaders this week. MoHawks, 69ers and Super Friends continued to maintain their lead over the rest of the field thanks to the Patriots’ tight end.

Team Name Here maintained its one-point lead over Dante Bruno. Sorry for the mixup last week, Team Name. Both teams started Gronkowski, an obvious Dante Bruno favorite. Gridiron Assassins moved into seventh overall thanks to Gronkowski. Gridiron is six points behind Cartisimo, who earned the first point of November thanks to TE runner-up Jason Witten.

Speaking of Witten, the Cowboys tight end helped LOL Cats continue an amazing streak of six weeks in a row. However, unlike Frank “The Tank,” he is not streaking alone to the quad. Dante Bruno is keeping pace with a 6-week streak.

Chickenheads & Pigeons made it onto the November board for the first time thanks to Matthew Stafford’s terrific performance.

Schizophrenic Smurfs started Cam Newton and earned a tough-luck point. Newton topped a deep field of quarterbacks thanks in large part to a 2-point conversion.

You have to look nine players deep to find a running back started by one of our competitors. You have to dig 13-players deep to find a wide receiver. This week is as good an example as any about how unpredictable picking the top player at any position can be week-to-week.

Let’s take a look at some of the interesting plays from this week. Denarious Moore, fresh off his second huge week of the season, was started by five different teams, including MoHawks, Team Name, Dante Bruno, Purple Coconuts and Brandon.

Smurfs started interesting picks at both running back and receiver, Kendall Hunter and Brandon Lloyd, respectively. Purple Coconuts started Roy Helu. Tom Hagen posted Marshawn Lynch in our running back slot. Lynch outscored every other running back started by team owners this week.

Chickenheads & Pigeons started Ed Dickson at tight end and Dante Bruno started Carson Palmer at quarterback.

Top performers this week:

Quarterbacks

No quarterback came close to matching Matthew Stafford‘s 335-yard, 5-TD game this week. He scored 29.6 fantasy points. Cam Newton led a quartet of quarterbacks with 24 points and change this week. Newton, threw four picks but rushed for a pair of TDs and scored a two-point conversion, finishing with 24.9 fantasy points. Aaron Rodgers had a much less turnover-prone performance and finished just .13 points from usurping Newton, denying eight tough-luck awards that would have changed our overall leaderboards this week.

Running backs

Kevin Smith. Yep, we all saw that one coming. Smith rushed for 140 and two TDs and caught four passes for 61 yards and a TD. Based on what I’ve read the Panthers put on a how-not-to-tackle clinic. So, start Donald Brown and Delone Carter this week? Not sure I can get behind that offense considering there are no byes, but some of us play in deep leagues. Alright, back on topic: Smith scored a whopping 38.1 points. He topped Ray Rice, who scored twice, rushed for 104 yards and added 43 yards receiving.

Wide receivers

Wide receives posted some big performances this week. Jordy Nelson led the way with 123 yards and two TDs. He scored 24.3 points. Nate Washington made a few more catches than Nelson, 9-to-6, but Washington fell just short in the yardage category. He scored twice and accumulated 115 yards to finish with 23.5 fantasy points. Both Vincent Jackson and Torrey Smith each accumulated 165 yards and a touchdown to finish this week with 22.5 fantasy points.

Tight ends

This TE triumvirate of Rob Gronkowski, Jason Witten and Jimmy Graham is going to be competing for starts for the rest of the year. Gronkowski posted 96 yards and two TDs this week, scoring 21.6 points. Witten caught three passes for 85 yards and a TD to finish second with 14.5 points. Graham, of course, was on bye.

Standings:

2011 Chinstrap Ninjas fantasy football contest: Week 11 results

Rk Team Wk11 QB RB WR TE
1 Super Friends 5 Brady Peterson CJohnson Gronkowski
2 MoHawks 5 Rodgers Peterson DMoore Gronkowski
3 69ers 5 Rodgers Peterson DBryant Gronkowski
4 Team Name Here 5 Brady Forte DMoore Gronkowski
5 Dante Bruno 5 Palmer Peterson DMoore Gronkowski
6 Gridiron Assassins 5 Rodgers Forte SSmith Gronkowski
7 Chickenheads & Pigeons 5 Stafford McCoy CJohnson Dickson
8 cartisimo 1 Rodgers FJackson Fitzgerald Witten
9 LOL Cats 1 Brady Murray SSmith Witten
10 Schizo Smurfs 1 Newton Hunter Lloyd Gates
11 Tom Hagen 0 Rodgers Lynch CJohnson Finley
12 Purple Coconuts 0 Rodgers Helu DMoore VDavis
13 Brandon 0 Rodgers Peterson DMoore Gates
14 Dr. Zoidberg 0 Brady Forte Welker FDavis
15 Oops Machine 0 Rodgers McCoy Fitzgerald Gates
16 Krause 0
17 Rockchalk 0
18 Crampers 0
19 Chill Tow. 0
20 inthewhale 0
21 Sockonfl 0
22 The Pimps 0
23 Bearserker 0
24 Show Me Your TDs 0
25 Spurrier, YTVRC? 0
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November standings

Rk Team NOV
1 Dante Bruno 25
2 MoHawks 20
3 Team Name Here 16
4 69ers 15
5 Gridiron Assassins 15
6 Oops Machine 11
7 Super Friends 10
8 Krause 10
9 LOL Cats 7
10 Purple Coconuts 6
11 Brandon 6
12 Chickenheads & Pigeons 5
13 Tom Hagen 5
14 Dr. Zoidberg 5
15 Schizo Smurfs 2
16 cartisimo 1
17 Rockchalk 0
18 Crampers 0
19 Chill Tow. 0
20 inthewhale 0
21 Sockonfl 0
22 The Pimps 0
23 Bearserker 0
24 Show Me Your TDs 0
25 Spurrier, YTVRC? 0
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Overall standings

Rk Team Over
1 MoHawks 51
2 69ers 51
3 Super Friends 51
4 Team Name Here 47
5 Dante Bruno 46
6 cartisimo 37
7 Gridiron Assassins 31
8 LOL Cats 28
9 Tom Hagen 26
10 Purple Coconuts 22
11 Brandon 17
12 Krause 15
13 Dr. Zoidberg 13
14 Oops Machine 11
15 Chickenheads & Pigeons 11
16 Rockchalk 10
17 Crampers 5
18 Chill Tow. 5
19 Schizo Smurfs 3
20 inthewhale 2
21 Sockonfl 1
22 The Pimps 0
23 Bearserker 0
24 Show Me Your TDs 0
25 Spurrier, YTVRC? 0
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In the comments, post who you think will be the best quarterback, running back, wide receiver and tight end in Week 12. Remember, only the best player at each position is worth five points. But there are massive bonus points for getting more than one pick correct. Good luck.

To learn more about the contest, including scoring/lineup rules or to see Week 1′s lineups thread, go to the original post.

Week 1 results, Week 2 lineups

Week 2 results, Week 3 lineups

Week 3 results, Week 4 lineups (with September’s champions)

Week 4 results, Week 5 lineups

Week 5 results, Week 6 lineups

Week 6 results, Week 7 lineups

Week 7 results, Week 8 lineups

Week 8 results, Week 9 lineups (with October’s champion)

Week 9 results, Week 10 lineups

Week 10 results, Week 11 lineups

 





18 Responses to “Fantasy football 2011 | Chinstrap Ninjas fantasy football contest: Week 11 results, Week 12 lineups”


  1. Brohamma

    The mystery surrounding “Team Name Here” can be traced back to EP’s original post for this years game. And I quote:
    “In you comment, post your name (or team name) and your lineup. For easier tracking on my end, please post the lineup as follows:

    Team Name Here

    QB: Aaron Rodgers

    RB: Adrian Peterson

    WR: Andre Johnson

    TE: Antonio Gates

    Thanks and good luck.”

    Sorry EP. When I read that after the lockout (sheesh, does anyone even remember that lockout still??) I couldn’t resist “Team Name Here.”

  2. jzak

    Schizo Smurfs
    QB: Aaron Rodgers
    RB: Arian Foster
    WR: Calvin Johnson
    Te: Rob Gronkowski

  3. Brandon

    QB: Eli Manning
    RB: Foster
    WR: Mike Wallace
    TE: Finley

  4. Brohamma

    I just wanted to confirm that the lineup in my initial post is NOT my week 12 team.

  5. MoHawks

    QB Safford
    RB Foster
    WR S Smith CAR
    TE J Graham

  6. Ike

    69ers

    Qb: A. Rogers
    Rb: D. Murray
    Wr: J. Nelson
    Te: J. Graham

  7. Dr. Zoidberg

    QB: Stafford
    RB: CJ2K
    WR: Megatron
    TE: Gronk

  8. cartisimo

    Cam newton
    Mike bush
    Larry fitz
    Jimmy graham

  9. Brohamma

    Team Name Here

    QB – Brees
    RB – Foster
    WR – Megatron
    TE – Jimmy “Leg” Graham

  10. Nick

    Purple coconuts

    QB: M. Stafford
    RB: A. Foster
    WR: C. Johnson
    TE: R. Gronkowski

  11. Krause

    Aaron Rodgers
    Demarco Murray
    Victor Cruz
    Rob Gronkowski

    Happy Turkey Day!!!

  12. Nick

    Changing my RB from Foster to Forte

  13. Dante Bruno

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING

  14. Jaime

    Super Friends

    Happy Thanksgiving to the Ninja Family!! Here’s my squad for the week:

    QB-C.Newton
    RB-A.Foster
    WR-M.Wallace
    TE-J.Graham

  15. Dante Bruno

    QB=Cam
    RB=AF
    WR=Steve Smith Car
    TE=Gronk

  16. Consigliere

    Ryan
    Foster
    Steve Smith Car
    Graham

  17. ep

    Oops Machine
    QB-Cam Newton
    RB-Michael Bush
    WR-Percy Harvin
    TE-Rob Gronkowski

  18. Chickenheads&Pigeons

    Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr

    Chris “Beanie” Michael Wells

    Sharod Lamor White

    Kellen Boswell Winslow II



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