Playing with Numbers: Do bad teams shut it down in September?
That's why I was amused this past week while watching various games when I heard announcers make some bold statements about how they saw the rest of the season playing out. I learned that teams with nothing to play for likely will pack it in, and put up lousy numbers the rest of the way. I also found out that teams out of the playoff race have that pressure taken off them, and should begin to relax more, and therefore, put up better numbers from this point forward. Well, these broad generalizations can't both be true. But is there a chance that one of them might be true, giving the savvy fantasy owner insight into an undiscovered nugget of fantasy gold?
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