Hard Targets outperform expectations, defeat Whackers in 148.15-122.95 rout
Hard Targets brought their A game and outperformed expectations, cruising to a 148.15-122.95 win over Whackers, who fell short of projections. Hard Targets earned a 10.85-point lead on Thursday behind Philip Rivers (16.35 points) and never looked back. Mitchell Trubisky (173 Pass Yds, 3 Pass TDs) and Randall Cobb (6 Rec, 106 Rec Yds, 1 Rec TD) did their part for Whackers in the loss. Hard Targets (5-5) will look to sustain their momentum against Arrogant Americans, while Whackers (6-4) will match up against Soonerjack in an effort to generate some positive momentum.
Philip Rivers had a 45-yard pass for Hard Targets, helping to stake the team to a 16.35-5.50 lead.
Both teams had multiple players with big-time moments early Sunday, but it was Hard Targets who claimed the lead, 116.65-71.05. Christian Kirk had a 69-yard touchdown catch and a 33-yard touchdown catch for Hard Targets, while Demaryius Thomas had a 47-yard catch. Meanwhile, Mitchell Trubisky had a 24-yard touchdown pass for Whackers, while Zane Gonzalez had a 54-yard field goal.
Randall Cobb had a 22-yard touchdown catch for Whackers, who trailed 148.15-118.45 after Sunday Night Football.
Kirk caught 6 passes for 138 yards and 3 touchdowns as the Cardinals lost to the Buccaneers 30-27. In doing so, he put up 37.8 points to nearly triple his 12.79-point projection, the highest percent increase of any player on Hard Targets this week. Kirk will square off against the 49ers in Week 11.