Week 15 Reactions: Rumbling Into the Next Round
Week 15 Reactions: Rumbling Into the Next Round

This article is part of our NFL Reactions series.

Well, that touchdown helped nobody.

This phrase, or some variation of it, is one we've all heard when an unpopular/lesser-known player scores a touchdown. But if there's one thing we've learned over the years it's that every touchdown, literally every single one, helps somebody.

One of the first places we look when a "nobody" scores a touchdown is the opposing defense. Nearly every fantasy format that uses defense/special teams has a scoring system based on points allowed, so any touchdown, regardless of who scores it, will hurt that unit. But it doesn't end there: not only does the defense take the point knock, but fantasy owners of more popular players are left cursing at their TVs wondering why their player didn't get the end-zone target.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Andrew M. Laird
Andrew M. Laird, the 2017 and 2018 FSWA Soccer Writer of the Year, is RotoWire's Senior Soccer Editor and a fantasy football contributor. He is a seven-time FSWA finalist, including twice for the Football Writer of the Year Award.
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